Though comparable to South Africa in many ways, Botswana has a classy edge and offers high-end safari holiday experiences. Be it natural bliss in Okavango Delta, elephants in Chobe National Park, or wet land of Linyanti, Botswana has set spirit of African adventure of the world-class platter for the true travel connoisseurs.
Gaborone is the capital and a really worthwhile city to explore. But most travellers start right at the centre of the wildlife adventure. They take a light aircraft from Maun to Kwara in Okavango Delta. The adventure of the game reserve in this part of Africa is truly incomparable. Chobe national park and Savute safari are second most popular destinations. The stunning Victoria Falls is Africa’s greatest waterfall with a bountiful of water adventures.
Arguably, Okavango Delta and Chobe are the pride and glory of Botswana. But, there is no shortage of stunning locales, enthralling game reserves and true jungle experiences. You can choose from some fascinating choices like Central Kalahari Game Reserve, Moremi Game Reserve, Vumbara safari, and Nxai Pan.
Heighten the thrill of these game drives with the sprinkling of some exclusive experiences. Bushman way of life in Kalahari, cultural heritage of Botswana villages, and the UNESCO World heritage sites in Tsodilo hills have no competition. Their uniqueness and mystery will spellbind you all the way to end of the vacation.
Meat, freshwater fish, veggies and fresh fruits are plentiful in the region. So, along with the national dish of Botswana Seswaa, do enjoy some of the other local dishes too. Botswana cuisine like Mopane worms can be a bit challenging for travellers but the local restaurant scene does have interesting blend of options.
Botswana, with its wilderness spirit, is an adventurous destination. From the world’s largest salt pan to horseback riding safaris, Botswana has the varied and fascinating experiences. The Gcwihaba Caverns pose as challenge while Letsibogo Dam within the majestic mountains is ideal destination for water adventures. Ride on the elephants. Climb on the Solomons Wall to explore San rock art, watch the birds in the Kalahari or relax in the hot springs of Kasane. These experiences should the adventure unforgettable.
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