substantially contrasting habitats and sophisticated safari industry
makes it an ideal destination for those seeking a more exclusive safari.
This is further enhanced by the low volume high yield economic approach
by the authorities and industry which has had a positive influence on
the quality of safaris in Botswana.
sensitive environments are also well respected by operators who have
tended to specialise to a very high degree. The result is a sensible
balance that consistently ensures a highly productive safari experience
poor road infrastructure is ideal for keeping the hordes at bay and
provides a few well-equipped and highly competent operators with an
excellent opportunity to provide a selection of some of Africa's best
and seasonal timing is important, if planned correctly mobile safaris
are arguably the best way to explore the fuller diversity of Botswana.
Botswana's best safari secrets are remote and secluded. If you're short
on time but want a broad experience then the fly-in safaris are the best
mode of travel.
safaris can be suited by taste to specific camps on a totally
tailor-made safari basis or alternatively on a fixed duration basis
covering the Okavango and Linyanti/Savuti regions (plan on a minimum of
8 safari-days for the latter).
canoe trips are synonymous with the Okavango Delta - "mokoro"
singular, "mekoro" plural. The best places are in the
permanently flooded zone of the Delta - look at Little Vumbura, Jedibe
camps in the seasonally flooded zone offer mokoro trails but this is
often a question of seasonal timing and conditions following the
previous flood. If you're looking for a water based safari then
consider the canoe safari
options on the Zambezi River.
trails are offered at most of the camps and lodges that we utilise. Two
walking safaris are particularly recommended, one in the Selinda the
second at Jack's Camp. [African
has a poor road infrastructure by comparison with Namibia, Zimbabwe and
the better locations are seasonally off-limits in the extreme and even
when conditions are good they're unadulterated 4x4 turf. Good planning
is essential and extra time to explore should be allowed for.