As well as being a premier safari destination, Botswana is characterised by offering some of the most diverse and unique experiences. Here we give our rundown of the eight most exciting activities to do around Botswana to really make the most of your time here…
Widely-regarded as one of Africa’s premier safari destinations, Botswana is a wildlife enthusiasts’ haven offering some of the best game viewing on the Continent. One of the key aspects that really sets Botswana apart is the diversity of experience on offer, in large part because of the unique environments that there are to explore, with the <a style="color: #f2b618;" href="https://www.imaginetravel.com/imagine-africa/holiday-destination/botswana/places/okavango-delta-and-moremi" target="_blank">Okavango Delta</a> being one of the most impressive wildlife habitats in the world which can be explored by a variety of methods – whether on foot, by vehicle or on a boat cruise and the - recently becoming UNESCO’s 1000th World Heritage Site – whilst <a style="color: #f2b618;" href="https://www.imaginetravel.com/imagine-africa/holiday-destination/botswana/places/makgadikgadi" target="_blank">Makgadikgadi</a> offers a truly unique landscape as the largest salt pan in the world, with game viewing to match.
Our Botswana expert Anton had a unique experience up close and personal with elephants in the Okavango Delta, here he shares his tale of ‘Living with Elephants’.
Botswana has long held the crown of being Africa’s premier safari destination and attracts many with the diversity of safari activities on offer, with traditional mokoro canoes used as well as vehicles for wildlife viewing. Here our Botswana specialist Emma shows why getting out on foot is one of the most exciting ways to experience the Okavango Delta.
The Okavango Delta offers one of most exceptional safari experiences on the continent with a range of activities. Whilst we never fail to be wowed by the Delta no matter what time of year we visit, water levels do have a direct impact on the activities and game viewing experience on offer. The rains and resultant flood vary year-on-year but the below can be used as a rough guide as to what to expect through the seasons.
Botswana’s raw beauty will always be a massive draw for anyone seeking a true wilderness experience in Africa. Well known for its density of game and wildlife and the largest inland delta in the world, Botswana is often at the top of many peoples' list when seeking a safari in Africa yet competitive prices keep Botswana exclusive and untouched.
As arguably the most exciting African country to go on safari, Botswana offers one of the greatest diversities of safari activities with game drives, bush walks, mokoros and motor boats amongst the most popular. Here our Botswana specialist, Annie, makes the case for why exploring the Botswanan bush on horseback should be top of your list.
One of the most elusive animals on the continent, spotting wild dogs is the top of many safari aficionados’ list. Our Botswana expert Anton is no exception – here he recounts his much sought-after experience on his recent trip to Botswana.
Luxury Victoria Falls and Okavango Delta Honeymoon
Johannesburg, Livingstone, Chobe National Park, Linyanti, Okavango Delta, Little Kwara
Best for: Highlights, Luxury, Safari
This luxurious safari takes in the mighty Victoria Falls before a full exploration of Northern Botswana. The holiday encompasses a host of different terrains, experiences and incredible wildlife viewing from start to finish.
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A safari holiday combining the magnificent Victoria Falls with the best of Botswana. This safari is unlikely to be matched in terms of quality of service, standard of camps and potential game viewing opportunities. Each destination takes in a different environment and style of accommodation which is what we love about this itinerary.
In just 10 nights you will take in the thundering Falls, the elephant highway that is the Chobe River, the untouched Selinda Spillway and the infamous Okavango Delta. Logistically this itinerary flows superbly and the chance to take on a series of light aircraft flights over the magical waterways of the Okavango Delta is a joy to behold.
Day 1 - 2 : London to Johannesburg
Check in at London Heathrow for your flight for Livingstone, via Johannesburg (flights not included).
Days 2 - 4 : Livingstone, Zambia
Stay at Tongabezi for 2 nights
On arrival into Livingstone after your international flight you will be met and transferred to Tongabezi Lodge. You will stay here for two nights on a full board basis and we can provide a complementary trip to the mighty Victoria Falls. We can arrange all of your activities whilst at the Falls.
Days 4 - 6 : Chobe and the Zambezi, Botswana
Stay at Sanctuary Chobe Chilwero for 2 nights
Next, you will head to Chobe National Park where you will spend the next 2 nights at Sanctuary's Chobe Chilwero lodge where all food, drink and safari activities will be included. Enjoy romantic boat trips at sunset on the Chobe River with a sundowner in hand, as well as game drives in open 4x4 vehicles in Chobe National Park where you can find hippos, buffalos, puku and much more.
Days 6 - 8 : Linyanti, Botswana
Stay at Selinda Camp for 2 nights
This morning after your morning game drive you will fly to Selinda Camp in The Selinda Reserve near the Linyanti Area. Once cut off from the Okavango Delta the spillway has recently, due to increased Angolan rainfall, been rejoined to the mighty Okanvago waterways. With this increased game-viewing opportunities are arising and it is a fantastic time to visit this fascinating area. You are here for two nights on an all inclusive basis
Days 8 - 10 : Kwara Concession, Okavango Delta, Botswana
This morning after your morning game drive you will take a beautiful light aircraft flight into Little Kwara Camp. The views over the mosaic of channels that make up the Okavango are stunning and if you are lucky wildlife can be seen from the skies. You are here for two nights on an all inclusive basis.
Day 10 - 11 : Little Kwara to London
Today you will take your final and arugably the most stunning light aircraft flight to Maun. From here you will begin your journey back to UK via Johannesburg.
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From $6290 per person
Activities at Victoria Falls and in Botswanna
Light air transfers
Ask our specialists for prices excluding flights from the UK. This price is as a guide only. The actual price is influenced by fluctuations in exchange rate, time of year, travel class of flights and the use of private versus shared excursions. Single supplements are likely to apply.