Botswana in brief
Botswana will not disappoint our travellers as anyone who has experienced it’s varied, pristine and untamed landscapes will testify.
Government ecotourism policies have kept this real gem protected and large crowds simply don’t exist here, making it the ideal Luxury safari destination in Africa. From luxurious lodges to cruising on the Chobe River, Botswana has diverse adventures awaiting you.
In the far north of the country you’ll find the largest concentration of elephants anywhere on the continent and you can track them on land or by a relaxing river cruise. The floodwaters of the Okavango Delta create great opportunities to track wildlife along it’s banks and water will play a large part of your visit to Botswana.
End your trip by popping over the border to visit the famous Victoria Falls. You will not regret adding this to your itinerary.
So what are you waiting for, add Botswana to your ever growing list of countries visited, then tick Victoria Falls off your bucket list.
Go on, ask the traveller.
Botswana history & Culture
On 30th September 1966, Botswana became an independent nation. The first president was Seretse Khama, the legitimate heir to the Ngwato chiefship and leader of the independence movement. The amazing story of the birth of this country can be seen on the big screen in the film adaptation, "A United Kingdom"(2016 release).
Today the 2 main drivers of the Botswana economy are; Tourism and Diamond mining.
The official languages of Botswana are English and Tswana.
Botswana remains one of the safest countries in Africa with low crime rates.