Botswana Travel Guide
Botswana Facts and Information
Botswana Facts and Information. Facts and travel information about Botswana in Southern Africa. Botswana geographic facts, Botswana travel facts, economic facts, best time to go, climate, getting to Botswana and more.
Botswana Map and Basic Facts
A basic map of Botswana and country facts including a brief history, economic overview, population statistics, languages spoken, ethnic groups and more.
Botswana's Top Attractions
Botswana's Top Attractions - What To See and Where To Go in Botswana
When is the Best Time to Visit Botswana?
When to go to Botswana. Tips and information on the best time to go to Botswana. If you're planning a safari to Botswana find out when the best season for wildlife viewing is. On a budget? Check out Botswana during the "green season".
Botswana Family Safaris
Botswana Family Safaris and Botswana Family Vacation information and advice. Tips on traveling with your family to Botswana, what to do, recommended family-friendly itineraries and more.
Chobe National Park, Botswana
Guide to Chobe National Park, Botswana's most popular wildlife destination. Chobe is famous for its vast numbers of elephants. With the rest of the "Big Five" on show, as well as the African Wild Dog, 450 species of birds and fantastic boating safaris on offer, it's easy to see why Chobe should be part of everyone's Botswana safari itinerary.
The San Bushmen (Basarwa) of the Kalahari
The San (or Basarwa) people of the Kalahari are more commonly known as the Bushmen. The San are traditionally hunter-gatherers and live in small mobile family groups. This article gives an overview of San traditional culture as well as present day issues. It also lists various cultural tours so visitors can experience a little hunting and gathering themselves.
Facts and basic travel information about Gaborone, Botswana's capital city. Find out where to eat, sleep and what to see in Botswana's capital, Gaborone.
Top Places to Visit in Southern Africa
When you visit Southern Africa make sure you include a safari in South Luangwa, Okavango Delta, Kruger and Chobe. Hike South Africa's Wild Coast and enjoy a gourmet meal in Cape Town. Dive with schools of sharks and relax on the finest beaches on Mozambique's Quirimbas Archipelago. Get sprayed by the world's mightiest waterfall, the Victoria Falls.
Mopane worms are a nutritious food source for many rural people in southern Africa. Mopane worms are not worms, but caterpillars. I tasted one recently, find out what it was like, check out some mopane worm recipes, and learn more interesting facts about this bush food.
When to go on Safari
When to go on Safari. Find out the best time to go on an African safari in Kenya, Tanzania, South Africa, Botswana, Namibia, Uganda, Zimbabwe and Zambia. There's also a month by month guide to the best safari destinations in Africa as well as a guide for those interested in the best time to see gorillas, chimpanzees, birds and whales.
Botswana Safari Accommodations
A comprehensive list of all available accommodations at national parks and game reserves in Botswana. Prices are in South African Rands, but you can request a quote and make a reservation from anywhere in the world.
A list of hotels in the major towns of Botswana. Useful if you need a few nights in Gaborone on your way in and out of the country.
Botswana Currency and Exchange Rates
Information about Botswana's currency, current rates of exchange and where you can exchange your traveller checks.
How to Get To Botswana
How to get to Botswana by air, land and Zambezi river. Includes information about airport taxes and how to get to and from the airport in Gaborone.
Botswana Health and Safety
Basic information about health and safety and a list of emergency telephone numbers. Botswana is probably one of the safest African country you can visit, but petty theft is common so basic precautions are necessary.
Botswana Climate and Seasons
This overview of the climate and seasons of Botswana will help you plan the timing of your trip. You will be very lucky if you get rain!