Botswana is a great travel destination for nature safaris. It is bordered by South Africa to the south and east, by Namibia to the west, and by Zimbabwe to the east.
The massive Kalahari Desert covers more than 70 percent of Botswana, spans about 360,000 square miles (900,000 square kilometres), and touches nine African countries.
Tourists from all over the globe visit Botswana for safaris and a chance to see amazing wildebeests, giraffes, jackals, hyenas, lions, cheetahs, and other animal species.
Botswana is also a destination for birdwatchers because many bird species stop over as they migrate and many others live in the national parks and reserves year round. The greater and lesser flamingos are colourful residents of Botswana.
Where to stay in Botswana
Surrounded by a mosaic of papyrus and reed beds, Xudum Okavango Delta Lodge lies deep within an exclusive 272 000 hectare (672 125 acre) wildlife concession.
Xaranna is a delightful camp with just nine ensuite safari tents that combine canvas and bleached timber. The overall atmosphere of the camp is cool, light and airy, in keeping with the gentle beauty of its environment.
The semi-mobile tented camps of Savute Under Canvas are carefully positioned at exclusive wilderness campsites in the expansive Savute corner of Chobe National Park, offering exceptional game viewing opportunities.
Set in a cool forest canopy of wild palms and gnarled fig trees, Sandibe Okavango Safari Lodge is situated on a private land concession and looks out over spectacular Delta views.
Nxabega Okavango Tented Camp is known for its elegant tented accommodation, which boasts breath-taking views of the world-renowned Okavango Delta.
Glamping (Glamorous Camping) is best experienced here! Well-used animal trails meander between five ensuite safari tents at Chobe Under Canvas, which is well-positioned within driving distance of the Chobe River.