Close up access to predators and preyWhy book a Botswana Safari with us?
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Enjoy a safari in Botswana, the finest wildlife destination in the whole of Africa. Regions are so diverse and include Chobe National Park, Savute, Linyanti, Moremi Game Reserve, the outstanding Okavango Delta, Nxai Pan National Park, Makgadikgadi Pans and The Kalahari Region. all exceptions for wildlife, big game and birding.
Botswana is well known for safaris in some of the best wilderness and wildlife areas on the African continent. With 38 percent of its total land area devoted to national parks, reserves and wildlife management areas – with animals roaming wild and free, travel through many parts of the country has the feeling of moving through an immense Safari park. Walk ancient bushman paths or canoe the wetlands, A Safari in Botswana is a complete wildlife adventure. Guiding expertise is exceptionally high as is the customer service at each lodge. Botswana are leaders in Eco tourism and are careful only to build small lodges with sustainability, conservation and responsible tourism in mind. Hunting is against the law and the army are used to totally protect wildlife against poaching. There are varying standards of accomodation for everyone pocket from high end luxury accommodation to budget style.
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Our Botswana brochure contains a sample of some of our favourite Botswana itineraries, created with you, the customer, in mind. Carefully selected by our team of wildlife-travel specialists, our exciting programme of out-of-the-ordinary travel adventures combines the planet’s most sought-after wildlife experiences with the very best in transport, accommodation and expert guiding.Download PDF
Top 5 reasons to visit Botswana
- Enjoy Botswana's amazing birds and other wildlife in diverse habitats on a safari.
- Exploring a different safari in the wetlands, travelling by mokoro (traditional canoe) or boat
- Walking safaris in Botswana follow ancient paths through the desert with a Bushman
- Enjoy a wide variety of travel styles from luxury safari lodges and private safaris to tented camps, walking and canoeing safaris.
- Take in Botswana's spectacular views and landscapes & Experience the ultimate Botswana luxury safari at one of the country's exclusive safari lodges.
Johannesburg, Capetown and Victoria Falls International Airport (Zimbabwe, just over the border) are main gateways for the safari capital of Africa, Botswana. There are regular flights from London and major cities around the world to both airports.From Johannesburg, there are flights to Botswana's capital, Gaborone as well as Maun (north-west), Francistown (east) and Kasane (north).The Tuli region of Botswana which is to the west of the country also offers excellent wildlife and birding plus its only a four hour road transfer from Johannesburg so its easy to add on to a South African itinerary.
Travellers on a Botswana safari should check for latest requirements and recommendations for inoculations with their local doctor or health clinic. Similarly for Malaria precautions - the disease is especially prevalent between November & June. Hepatitis A, TPD (tetanus, polio, diptheria) and Typhoid are recommended. Hepatitis B, and Rabies should be considered. Yellow Fever certificate required if arriving from an infected area.
Nationals of most European and Commonwealth countries and USA do not require a visa.
Botswana has over 500 regularly occurring species of bird and a good day’s birding in Okavango, Chobe or Makgadikgadi in the middle of the wet season can yield many of these. Which ever Botswana safari you choose, you will be guaranteed an amazing display of birdlife.
Itineraries in Botswana include flights by small aircraft between safari camps and safari lodges in different safari parks and nature reserves. Then guided game drives and walking safaris or canoeing safaris in the wetlands for even closer encounters with Botswana's wildlife.
We can also offer mobile safari options which are adventurous, exciting and will allow you to get even closer to wildlife and wilderness. These are always expertly guided and your safety is paramount at all times. We offer either a small group of maximum 9 persons on set departure dates and duration's or individual tailor made departures with your own expert safari guide and camp assistant. If you are on a budget we can even offer you specific participation style mobile safaris which are small group departures where ALL passengers help in and around the camp IE putting up and taking down tents.
& Passport Validity
Before you embark on your Botswana trip, it’s always worth getting visa advice relevant to your destination. Do you need a visa? How long can you stay? Be sure to check before you go to save disappointment.The information avialable via the 'VISA' link is for UK passport Holders Only. If you are a Non UK Passport Holder Please Check with your National Government office.
Precautions & Vaccinations
This link is for guidance only. It’s essential you check up to date health requirements with your own GP or local travel clinic
How WILDFOOT creates your holiday Adventure
Talk to someone who knows. Our specialist consultants are here to help you every step of the way – here’s how..
Talk to a specialist
Visit the wildfoot website for inspiration on your choice of adventures and destinations, then call us and speak to one of our specialists for first hand advice. We can start the planning process straight away, if you are ready.
Create your personal
Your specialist consultant will set the ball rolling and work with you to choose the right itinerary (and the right ship, if you are going to the arctic or antarctic) just for you, to suit your requirements and budget.
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We will answer any questions about your trip that may arise and, when you have paid your balance (12-15 weeks prior to departure), we will send you your detailed itinerary and go through it with you.
We are still there for you even when you have left home – our partners overseas are there to assist, especially for emergencies and you can contact us at any time in the uk by e-mail or telephone.