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Botswana Travel

Botswana is an African Country bordered by South Africa, Zimbabwe, Namibia , and also it has a tiny border with Zambia. The Kalahari Desert covers most of the Botswana 's territories, with the National Parks which cover a total of 17% of the whole country, and 38% of the other territories is dedicated to all the wildlife areas. So Botswana is indeed a place full of forests, savannas and other wild life plants, and also animals.

The best time to go to Botswana is between the months of April and November, when a large number of animals migrate towards the Okavango Delta and in November and December is the perfect time excellent to witness the nature's own timetable of regeneration and re - birth. The rainy season, which can range usually from January to March, sees the migration of a large numbers, when the Okavango Delta comes alive, after a long period of time, with beautiful sounds of hundreds of bird species.

Thousands of zebras, from March to April will migrate towards the Chobe National Park . The summers (in most of the cases, from December to February) can become exceptionally hot, and the rain will surely make some roads impossible to drive on.

Botswana Travel


In Botswana there are many beautiful and exotica National Parks such as: The Central Kalahari Game Reserve, located in the middle of the Kalahari Desert, The Chobe National Park in Northwest of Botswana, and the Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park in the Southern Africa . This truly African paradise can offer many types of travel after the everyone's budget: by charter (small plane) - this type of travelling is the most popular, by Safaris where all tourists prefer to travel with a large group (with a local guide and expert in the African Fauna & Flora), or as independent travelers by 4 - wheel drive jeeps – this specific journey is in combination with a tour or a guide visiting in a neighboring country of your own.

The Safari in the African Country of Botswana is generally at a very high quality, but at a very high price. The majority of the big and medium Safari lodges are found in the Chobe National Park , Moremi Game Reserve and in the Okavango Delta, and there are a few other, smaller Safari lodges and camps in the Makgadikgadi Pans and Tuli Block, where the comfort of the tourist travelers is the order of the day. Most lodges only accommodate between 12 and 32 people.

It is recommended by the government of Botswana, and also by the travel agencies, to spend at least two nights at each Safari lodge and camp, and to do a complete circuit of the various tourist regions in the country; of course all the charter flights on six - seated planes are the standard means of transfer and travel in the country. Visitors can also do many mobile Safaris, camping in a variety of different regions of the country, with standards coming from low to luxurious, for everyone's budget. Botswana is a country to relax in and to have adventure in, think about to ride on the back of an adult elephant, to walk or to even sail in a hot - air balloon at miles above the land.

In this country nightlife is not very extensive however; there are some small bars and restaurants in the city of Gaborone . Etsha, Shakawe and Shorobe are the cities recommended by the travel agencies for shopping woodcarvings, handcrafted jewellery, woven goods and other attractive basketry.

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