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Things to Do in Botswana

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Things to Do in Botswana

In Botswana, one can find many kinds of things to do that promise to offer remarkable experiences. These experiences range from the wetlands of the Okavango Delta to the Kalahari Desert. Let us set out on a journey toward the various regions of this wonderful country and explore the numerous activities that make Botswana the perfect destination for travelers who are passionate about the natural world. You should consider adding a Botswana safari to your travel portfolio. Botswana is a country that offers a wide variety of activities, such as mokoro safaris, game drives, and aerial experiences, to travelers who are looking for an amazing discovery of this extraordinary destination.

Botswana Activities

Okavango Delta

The Okavango Delta showcases the beauty of nature. Travelers can go on Mokoro safaris, which entail drifting through small water passages in traditional dugout canoes. This excursion lets you see the delta up close, from lily-covered lagoons to elephants bathing in the shallows. For a different perspective, consider taking a helicopter flight over the delta, which offers spectacular panoramic views of this aquatic wonderland.

Okavango Delta - Mokoro
Okavango Delta – Mokoro

Moremi Game Reserve

Moremi Game Reserve, which is situated within the Okavango Delta, is a paradise for travelers who have an insatiable passion for the natural world. It is home to a wide range of animals. While riding a horse around Moremi, you will have the opportunity to connect with nature in a way that is truly unique. You will feel a sense of freedom as you ride through meadows and woodlands across the region. Although game drives in Moremi offer excellent opportunity to view plains animals and predators, night drives reveal the nocturnal wonders of the reserve, including hyenas and leopards, which are notoriously difficult to spot.

Moremi Game Reserve
Moremi Game Reserve

Chobe National Park

Chobe National Park, home to one of Africa’s largest elephant populations, is a wildlife enthusiast’s heaven. River cruises along the Chobe River provide a front-row seat to the magnificent displays of elephants, buffalo, and hippos, all while admiring the beauty of the environment. Game drives in Chobe allow you to spot predators like lions and leopards, adding an extra dimension of thrill to your safari adventure. On a Chobe Day Trip, you will be transferred to the Kazungula border where your Botswana guide will meet you. From here we proceed straight to the river where we will spend the morning game viewing along the breath-taking Chobe River.

Chobe River Cruise
Chobe River Cruise

Makgadikgadi Salt Pans

For a unique experience, you must travel to the Makgadikgadi Salt Pans, which features an appearance that resembles the moon. The massive white expanse can be explored on game drives to see the unusual creatures that has adapted to the desert environment, such as meerkats and brown hyenas. The zebra and wildebeest migration that occurs every year is a stunning natural sight comparable to the well-known Great Migration from East Africa. The pans come to life during this movement. Get intimately acquainted with the people from the Ju! Hoansi clan village of Xai Xai, and gain insight into their hunter/gatherer way of life. Meno a Kwena Tented Camp boasts amazing walking safaris, a floating animal hide, and a very special activity where guests have the chance to partake in a bushman walking experience.

Makgadikgadi Salt Pans
Makgadikgadi Salt Pans

Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park

For those who are interested in experiencing a taste of the desert, Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park provides a scenery that is both dry and intriguing. The harsh beauty of the Kalahari Desert is shown during game drives offered within this park, which is shared with Namibia. It is possible to see predators like as cheetahs, lions, and leopards amid the red dunes, which give a breathtaking backdrop for these animals. Because of its diversified bird population, which includes raptors and colorful desert-adapted species, Kgalagadi is a wonderful site for anyone who enjoy watching birds by the thousands.

Kgalagadi
Kgalagadi

Kalahari Desert

In the Kalahari Desert, those who are looking for an adventure are urged to explore this unspoiled desert. The sunrise over the desert is an unusual sight to behold, with the dunes and sparse vegetation stretching as far as the eye can see. Hot air balloon safaris provide a spectacular way to see this phenomenon. Horseback riding through the Kalahari Desert give you the opportunity to feel the thrill of galloping across broad plains while viewing gemsbok, springbok, and other animals that have adapted to the desert environment.

Kalahari
Kalahari

Botswana is an amazing place that offers visitors the opportunity to partake in the many activities, and natural wonders that distinguish it from other countries.

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