Places of interest

Botswana is filled with sprawling open savannahs which teem with migrating mammals and their predators but it’s less visited destination than some of its African rivals, offering a much more natural safari experience. From the bushmen and rural villages, a lush river delta, vast salt pans to a peaceful rhino sanctuary. Below are some of our choices for where to find Botswana’s most beautiful places and memorable experiences;

Central Kalahari Game Reserve (CKGR)

CKGRWide open space and desert landscapes make The Central Kalahari Game Reserve one of Botswana's must see, for those looking for a truly wild safari destination. The 52,800 square kilometers of protected area make Central Kalahari second only to Tanzania's Selous Game Reserve as the largest game reserve in the world.Read more Central Kalahari Game Reserve (CKGR).

Okavango Delta

The Okavango Delta is one of the most beautiful and unspoilt places in Africa, and is highly recommended. It consists of deep water channels, palm tree islands and stretches of dryland and floodplain that brim with wildlife. The 1000th site to be inscribed on UNESCO’s World Heritage List in 2014, the Okavango Delta is an important wildlife area protected by both the Moremi Game Reserve, Africa’s most beautiful oasis. Read More Okavango Delta 

Moremi Game Reserve

Moremi Game Reserve is about 4871 square kilometers of mopane woodland, acacia forests, open floodplains and crystal clear lagoons and water ways all teaming with a wide variety of wildlife, ranks it as one of the most beautiful wildlife reserves in Africa. Extremely remote and within the heart of the Okavango Delta, Moremi Game Reserve makes for a safari experience of a lifetime. Read More Moremi Game Reserve.

Chobe National Park

Botswana' second largest national park, Chobe, covers 10 566 square kilometers and has one of the greatest concentrations of game found on the African continent. The abundance of wildlife, sluggish waters of the Chobe River, spectacular sunsets and the true African nature of the region, offers an unforgettable safari experience. Chobe National Park lies nestled in Botswana's Northeast corner; neighbored by three other African countries being Namibia, Zimbabwe and Zambia. Read More Chobe National Park

Savuti

Savuti is dominated by the 10 878 square kilometer Savute Marsh, which lies towards the western edge of the Chobe National Park. The Savute Marsh is the relic of a large inland lake to which the water supply was cut a long time ago by tectonic movements. Today the marsh is fed by the erratic Savute Channel, which dries up for long periods then curiously flows again, a consequence of tectonic activity in the area. Read More Savuti

Khutse Game Reserve

The Khutse Game Reserve was gazetted in 1971. It is contiguous with the Central Kalahari Game Reserve which was gazetted in 1961. The annual rainfall is about 350mm and is very variable. There is no permanent surface water in either of the reserves and the vegetation is a shrub and low tree savannah with a ground cover of tufted perennials. Pans and fossil river valleys are important habitats. Read More Khutse Game Reserve.

Makgadikgadi/Nxai National Park

Covering over 16 000 square kilometres in the Kalahari basin, this area promises a unique wilderness experience full of adventure. During good rains, a shallow sheet of water forms on the pans that attract thousands of birds, especially Flamingos. When the ancient Lake Makgadikgadi began to dry out and evaporate, it left behind enormous glistening salty clay crusts which stretch as far as the eye can see. Archaeological discoveries have dated the area to a time before Homo Sapiens. Read More Makgadikgadi/Nxai National Park

Khama Rhino Sanctuary

The Khama Rhino Sanctuary (KRS) is a community based wildlife project, established in 1992 to assist in saving the vanishing rhinoceros, restore an area formerly teeming with wildlife to its previous natural state and provide economic benefits to the local Botswana community through tourism and the sustainable use of natural resources. Read More Khama Rhino Sanctuary

Tuli Block/Mashatu Game Reserve

In the remote, far eastern corner of Botswana, where the Limpopo and Shashe Rivers meet, a diverse wilderness of savannah plains, sandstone outcrops, open marshlands, and riverine forests form the Tuli Block. Distinguished Baobab trees are often spotted among these picturesque settings. Read More Tuli Block/Mashatu Game Reserve