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Join us on a safari holiday to Botswana

With its lush, wild north and the arid Kalahari Desert in the south, Botswana is a land of extremes.

Bordered by Zambia, Zimbabwe, and Namibia at the spot the tributary Chobe river feeds into the mighty Zambezi, the country’s northern region thrums with impressive wildlife, as well as being home to vast savannas and grasslands where animals graze. 

The north of the country also has the highest concentration of African elephants in the world. On your Botswana safari holiday you’ll not only see these majestic creatures, but have the chance to spot countless rare birds, marvel at the African painted dog, and watch wildebeests charge around. Botswana tours are the best way to get to grips with all the must-see fauna this gorgeous country has to offer, and with your local guide you’ll be privy to the spots where the Big Five hang out.

Outside of animals, your Victoria Falls safari will deliver phenomenal views of dramatic landscapes, as well as a chance to sample the delicious local cuisine – a diverse set of meals that consist of everything from local game to vegan bean stews. With Newmarket Holidays, everything is planned out for you, so all you need to do to enjoy this adventure of a lifetime is book.

Featured Botswana safari tours

One of southern Africa's most popular safari destinations, Botswana boasts a number of natural attractions including the Kalahari Desert, Okavango Delta, and Chobe National Park.

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  • 6 Excursions Included, 16 Meals Included
  • Flights Included - 1 Airport
  • 18 Dates - Jun 2024 - Nov 2025

Things to see on a Botswana safari holiday

On your Botswana safari holiday there’s a plethora of riches when it comes to striking, unique wildlife. And in the middle of the bush, where your Botswana safari lodge is located, you’ll have much of it on your doorstep, alongside spectacular scenery and sweeping views of stunning and varied terrain – perfect for forging long-lasting memories. Plus, you’ll be able to take in mesmerising sunsets as they shimmer on the serene Chobe River, and gaze at the sparkling heavens at night. A truly ethereal location, full of incredible animals.

Frequently asked Botswana safari questions

Here are a few questions you might have.

  • June is the best month for safari in Botswana thanks to the dry weather.

  • You should definitely pack light, long-sleeved clothes to protect you from the sun, as well as comfortable walking boots. Insect repellent and warmer clothes for the cool nights are also useful. Suncream is a must, and, of course, your camera and binoculars for animal spotting.

  • Yes, you do need to take precautions against malaria when going on safari in Botswana – especially in the northern Chobe region.

  • Yes, you can see the Big 5 in Botswana.

  • 3-5 days is an ideal length of time for safari in Botswana, as that gives you the opportunity to explore its diverse wildlife and vast expanses.

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