Is Botswana good for safaris?

A land of staggering beauty, Botswana has developed a tradition of top-level safari tourism, offering some of the best wildlife…

What is the best time of year to go on safari in Botswana?

Many experts regard the cooler months of June to August as the best time of year for a Botswana safari – the game viewing is consistently excellent, there’s virtually no rain and the risk of malaria is at its lowest.

How much does it cost to go on safari in Botswana?

African safaris are expensive. Travel Africa magazine stated that the standard price of a 10-day safari in Botswana is £6000-8000 (US$8,500-11,000), or $850-1100 per person per day. Major international safari companies routinely quote $750-1000 per person per day for Tanzanian or Kenyan safaris.

Where can I go on safari in Botswana?

The best safari camps in Botswana.

  • zarafa camp.
  • Kwando Lagoon Camp.
  • Shinde Camp.
  • &Beyond Sandibe Okavango Safari Lodge.
  • Duba Plains.
  • Chobe Chilwero Lodge.
  • Selinda Explorers Camp.
  • Is Botswana or South Africa better for safari?

    Botswana is a more pure wildlife destination than South Africa. Its main safari reserves, for instance the Okavango and Chobe, are less accessible than their South African counterparts, far wilder in feel, and tend to cater more to high-cost, low impact fly-in tourism.

    Why are Botswana safaris so expensive?

    The quality of offering and exclusiveness justifies a higher price – it’s all relative to the rest of the safari market.

    Do I need a visa to travel to Botswana?

    U.S. citizens are permitted stays up to 90 days total within a 12-month period without a visa. The total stay permitted for each visit is recorded on the entry stamp by Botswana immigration officials and may be less than 90 days.

    How many days do you need in Botswana?

    Three to four nights If you don’t have enough time or if you are combining other countries on one trip, then most people would allocate about three or four days for Botswana. The two most requested destinations would be the Okavango Delta and the Chobe River.

    Is Botswana cheap for tourists?

    Botswana On a Budget Botswana is an expensive destination and is therefore less popular than some of the other nearby countries. The country has kept prices high in an effort to conserve the area’s wildlife, but still benefit financially from tourism.

    How do I plan a safari in Botswana?

    The golden rule to planning an affordable Botswana safari is to check your dates of travel. June to September is the peak season over most of Botswana, and good deals are thin on the ground. Instead, check out the ‘shoulder season’ (typically April/May and October/November) or even the green season (January to March).

    Which country is better Botswana or SA?