Leopard sitting in tree at Mombo Camp on a Botswana Safari.
Leopard sitting in tree at Mombo Camp on a Botswana Safari.
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Botswana Safaris

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Adventure into an untamed world where famous wild animals roam thrilling landscapes and play out nature’s greatest script. With over 3,000 personalized itineraries planned to date, custom Botswana safaris introduce you to many of Africa’s most iconic experiences from the oasis of the Okavango Delta to the charismatic Chobe National Reserve and the revered Big 5. Unveil the raw beauty of the top experiences and the top tips for visiting by exploring more on our Botswana Travel Guide.

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Sample Itineraries

Get inspired with our sample trips below. You can have any trip tailor made for your private travelAny number of days.
Any departure date. Any experience you want.

Leopard in a tree in Moremi Game Reserve, Bostwana

7-Day Classic Delta Tour 2021-2022

7 Day Custom Tour

From $4,545

From blazing campfires in Moremi Game Reserve under the starry night sky to safari drives and motorboat cruises across the pearl islands of the Okavango Delta, Botswana's beauty is yours to behold during your adventures over this tailormade 7-day tour. Discover the marvelous wilderness wonders stretching from the heart of the delta to its furthest corners, embracing safari in Botswana like never before.

This is a customizable tour. It’s simply a starting point for inspiration and ideas. Each trip is personalized uniquely for you, based on what you want, for your private travel.

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Elephant spraying water with his trunk in Botswana's Okavango Delta.

Premier Botswana Safari: Exclusive Paradise

9 Day Custom Tour

From $9,895

Visit the untamed wilderness of Botswana with this 9-day luxury safari experience. This itinerary leads you from the vast salt pans of the Makgadikgadi to the lush forests, plains, and waterways of the Okavango Delta. The wildlife is abundant, and other humans are rare in these private concessions. Here, hospitality, comfort, and barefoot luxury are promised by each boutique safari camp.

This is a customizable tour. It’s simply a starting point for inspiration and ideas. Each trip is personalized uniquely for you, based on what you want, for your private travel.

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Rhinosaurus in the bush landscape Tswalu Kalahari Reserve

Bucket List Botswana: Victoria Falls, Chobe, Moremi and Central Kalahari

11 Day Custom Tour

From $8,630

Visiting the colossal pounding streams of the Victoria Falls and then continuing to Botswana’s breathtaking reserves, this handcrafted 11-day safari tour is bound to share many remarkable encounters with marvelous animals and vivid birdlife, among other spectacular wilderness scenes. From Chobe National Park to the Central Kalahari, explore the phenomenally diverse environments, teeming with beautiful life, that sweep across the country.

This is a customizable tour. It’s simply a starting point for inspiration and ideas. Each trip is personalized uniquely for you, based on what you want, for your private travel.

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River snaking through the Okavango Delta in Botswana

Exclusive Okavango Land & Water Safari: Jewel of Botswana

9 Day Custom Tour

From $11,245

You will find the true jewel of a Botswana safari on your 9-day Okavango Delta tour over the land and water. Your exclusive luxury safari will take you on guided excursions through the canals lined with towering reeds and over captivating emerald grasslands. You can discover wildlife grazing by the waterside and bask in luxury accommodations set beneath the stars for an unparalleled experience on your Botswana safari.

This is a customizable tour. It’s simply a starting point for inspiration and ideas. Each trip is personalized uniquely for you, based on what you want, for your private travel.

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A mother and baby zebra in Botswana.

Classic Botswana Safari: Wilderness and Wildlife

9 Day Custom Tour

From $5,395

Bask in some of the best game viewing available on this accessible 9-day Botswana safari. It starts with a bang in the heart of the Okavango Delta. This seasonally flooded inland delta, with its lush plains and meandering waterways, is a protected haven for a vast array of wildlife, such as antelopes, elephants, lions, leopards, and wild dogs. Begin in the Moremi Game Reserve before transferring to Savuti and the Chobe River in Chobe National Park. This adventure gives you access to three distinct and unique environments and a variety of excellent game-viewing opportunities.

This is a customizable tour. It’s simply a starting point for inspiration and ideas. Each trip is personalized uniquely for you, based on what you want, for your private travel.

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hippos grazing on the shores of the Chobe river in Chobe National Park, Botswana.

Photographer's Paradise: Spectacular Botswana Safari

10 Day Custom Tour

From $5,995

Join like-minded explorers and amateur photographers on an exploration that captures the wild of Botswana during this 10-day mobile safari. Led by a photographer safari guide, you can experience and capture the amazing wildlife of the Okavango Delta in addition to basking in the sounds and smells of the bush from your tented camp.

This is a customizable tour. It’s simply a starting point for inspiration and ideas. Each trip is personalized uniquely for you, based on what you want, for your private travel.

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Pride of lions in Selinda Reserve, Blotswana

Luxury Botswana Classic: Waterways and Landscapes

10 Day Custom Tour

From $10,995

Revel in the luxuries of Botswana’s immaculate safari resorts and cherish encounters with the wondrous wildlife inhabiting the country’s untouched reserves on this glamorous ten-day adventure along the Chobe River, within the Selinda Reserve, and across the Duba Plains Private Reserve. Every destination and activity is tailored to sharing opulence within the wilderness and will unveil the beauty of this beloved country.

This is a customizable tour. It’s simply a starting point for inspiration and ideas. Each trip is personalized uniquely for you, based on what you want, for your private travel.

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Guided mokoro boat in the Okavango Delta, Botswana.

The Best Southern Africa Vacation: Evocative Safari Experiences

11 Day Custom Tour

Pristine ecosystems, untouched wilderness, and enchanting wildlife will bring your dream to life during your luxury 12-day African safari in Botswana and Zimbabwe. Travel the legendary branches of the Okavango Delta on a traditional moko in search of thirsty elephants, and then follow your private guide through the grasses of the Mana Pools for close encounters with playful wild dogs and grazing buffalo. From game drives to fishing excursions, specialist guides to opulent safari camps, your trip of a lifetime will immerse you in the unparalleled splendors of an African safari as you celebrate the spirit of the wild.

This is a customizable tour. It’s simply a starting point for inspiration and ideas. Each trip is personalized uniquely for you, based on what you want, for your private travel.

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A guided walking safari.

Ultimate 8-Day Luxury Botswana Safari

8 Day Custom Tour

From $7,835

Embrace the balance between exciting wildlife excursions and opulent, secluded accommodations during this 8-day luxury Botswana safari. Expert guides will help you to uncover signs of elusive wildlife. Whether listening to twittering birds on a walking safari or meeting rehabilitated elephants, this adventure allows you to experience the iconic beauty of Botswana.

This is a customizable tour. It’s simply a starting point for inspiration and ideas. Each trip is personalized uniquely for you, based on what you want, for your private travel.

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Herd of Burchell's zebras in Botswana

Botswana Family Safari: Okavango Delta & Makgadikgadi Salt Pans

10 Day Custom Tour

From $6,895

Surreal landscapes and endless excitement await you on your 10-day Botswana family safari. You can cross immense salt pans on quad bikes and explore the savanna with local Bushmen, cruise along waterways searching for elephants and wind beneath the forest canopy to find sleeping leopards. Your tailored family adventure will take you deep into the wilderness to unveil the depth and wonder of Botswana.

This is a customizable tour. It’s simply a starting point for inspiration and ideas. Each trip is personalized uniquely for you, based on what you want, for your private travel.

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Leopard  reclining on top of termite mound in the Okavango Delta, Botswana

Hidden Botswana: Undiscovered Safari Delights of Okavango & Kalahari

12 Day Custom Tour

From $7,195

From walking across the Makgadikgadi salt pans with San Bushmen to a treehouse above the Okavango floodplains, this 12-day journey uncovers the safari secrets of Botswana. You’ll spend three nights at a mobile tented camp in Chobe, four days exploring the Delta on land and water, and three nights on the surreal mirage of the pans. Explore by canoe, discover the wildlife world after dark, and then complete the journey by cruising along the Zambezi River and taking in the legendary Victoria Falls.

This is a customizable tour. It’s simply a starting point for inspiration and ideas. Each trip is personalized uniquely for you, based on what you want, for your private travel.

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Guest private dining on the pool deck at Duba Plains Camp in the Okavango Delta, Botswana

Romantic Okavango Getaway Vacation

14 Day Custom Tour

From $11,195

Botswana’s epic landscapes compel and confound, rolling beyond horizons with their untamed authenticity. This intimate 14-day safari adventure provides the perfect getaway; there’s the freedom to be alone in the breathtaking Okavango Delta, and the romantic luxury to elevate every experience. Three inimitable stops immerse you in a secluded world of private camps and nonstop wild game. Then iconic Cape Town and idyllic Barazuto Archipelago offer the perfect contrasts to start and end the trip.

This is a customizable tour. It’s simply a starting point for inspiration and ideas. Each trip is personalized uniquely for you, based on what you want, for your private travel.

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Beauty of Southern Africa: Highlights Tour in 13 Days

13 Day Custom Tour

From$5,195

From elegant wine to regal lions and colorful flowers to lively penguins, discover the grandeur of the wilderness and wildlife during this 13-day Southern African highlights tour. Delight in game drives that reveal treasured sightings of the Big Five, bask in stunning panoramas that sweep across lush vineyards, witness Victoria Falls’ thundering rushing water, and indulge in the splendors of private game reserves.

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Spectacular Southern Africa Family Safari: South Africa, Zambia, and Botswana

14 Day Custom Tour

From$7,135

Discover a wonderful mixture of wilderness, wildlife, and culture during your 15-day family African safari that takes you to South Africa, Zambia, and Botswana. Immerse your family in savannah and wild riverbanks as you search for elephants, rhinoceroses, and lions. From witnessing the roar of Victoria Falls to penguins lounging on a beach outside of Cape Town, you will build everlasting memories on your African family safari.

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Luxury Botswana Safari for Seniors: Following the Elephants

9 Day Custom Tour

From$9,625

Elephants have good taste. Almost 100,000 of them march around Northern Botswana, their path coinciding with some of the continent’s best accommodations and most elegant safari experiences. This unique 9-day itinerary follows the natural movement of elephants, combining unique nature with the style and comfort demanded by the most discerning traveler. And it’s not just about elephants. Get ready for big cats, hippo pods, thunderous waterfalls, and opulent river cruises.

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Botswana Safari Honeymoon

9 Day Custom Tour

From$7,645

Elevate a romantic getaway with this idyllic 9-day safari honeymoon. Be alone in Africa’s most beautiful wilderness, indulge in the continent’s finest secluded camps, and only share the experience with the inimitable wildlife. This itinerary offers the privacy and charm demanded by every honeymooning couple, yet it’s wonderfully blended with unforgettable experiences and an unadulterated immersion in the wild.

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Botswana Dry Season Safari

11 Day Custom Tour

From$11,545

Botswana's heart beats to nature's seasonal rhythm, and this 11-day itinerary highlights the seasonal wonders. From June to September, the landscape is dusty and scorched, idyllic dry season conditions for game viewing. But during this time, distant rains rumble down and flood the Okavango Delta, crafting a surreal oasis of color and migrating wildlife. So on a dry season Botswana safari, you explore two distinct yet interconnected worlds, the iconic desiccated wilderness, and the lavish waterways.

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Signature Okavango Wetland Safari: June to September

13 Day Custom Tour

From$8,055

Few natural spectacles can rival the Okavango Delta; big cats prowling on evocative floodplains, hippos yawning along lush watery channels, and elephants using their trunks as snorkels. Celebrating the very best of the 1,000th UNESCO World Heritage Site, this 13-day signature safari is handcrafted for travel from June to September, when the lush waterways provide a dreamy journey through authentic Africa. Expect mokoro canoes, exceptional accommodations, and inspiring wildlife encounters.

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Getting Lost in Botswana's Wilderness Tour: Makgadikgadi, Kalahari & Nxai Pan

10 Day Custom Tour

From$6,075

Lose yourself in Botswana's beauty and gently slip into its inimitable rhythm with this 10-day safari itinerary. Botswana's immense wilderness seems to stretch on forever. There are no roads, no people, and no settlements. There are just untamed landscapes and abundant wildlife, evocative paintings and the calls of the wild. Suitably relaxed? Now watch as nature's beguiling spell slowly unfolds before your eyes.

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The Great Zebra Migration Across the Kalahari

10 Day Custom Tour

From$6,295

Experience Africa's greatest secret with this unique 10-day immersion in Botswana's zebra migration. Approximately 30,000 sets of hooves kick up dust and splash through the floodplains as they journey south in the early months of the year. Watch the action unfold from private verandahs, get up close with walking safaris, game drive past galloping herds, and discover the chaperoning big cats. But don't go telling everyone. This surreal phenomenon is blissfully devoid of other tourists.

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African Bush Skills & Safari Adventure for Families

10 Day Custom Tour

From$6,195

Botswana's ancient land radiates secrets. Indigenous tribes preserve traditions while wildlife perennially migrates with nature's cycles. Mystique fills these wild lands, and most can only glimpse at its complexities. This unique itinerary has been tailored to take your family closer, inspiring everyone with a mix of safari activities and bush skills. You'll learn about living life in the wilderness while also intimately discovering the iconic big game of Botswana.

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Botswana and Zimbabwe: 11-Day Diverse Habitats

11 Day Custom Tour

From$6,595

From the jaw-dropping wildlife paradise that is Hwange National Park to the otherworldly spectacles of Victoria Falls and the sweeping scenes encompassing Chobe National Park to the breathtaking wildlife discoveries of Moremi Game Reserve, appreciate the immaculately diverse habitats spreading across Zimbabwe and Botswana on this riveting 11-day African safari. The stage is set to spotlight the continent’s rich tapestry of wilderness environments through iconic African safari experiences.

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Exclusive Okavango Safari: Premium Lodges & Unique Activities

10 Day Custom Tour

From$11,995

This dreamy Okavango safari blends decadence with authentic wildlife experiences. Relax with soothing massage treatments while watching buffalos roam; lion prides reveal themselves on a nighttime safari, as elephants march across the Delta. Featuring private concessions, opulent camps, and unique activities, this 11-day adventure showcases why the Okavango is Africa’s most revered luxury safari destination. It’s a journey of indulgence through one of the world’s greatest wildernesses.

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Okavango Delta and White Sandy Beaches: Luxury Botswana and Seychelles for 2021-2022

11 Day Custom Tour

From$21,995

Discover the wonders of Okavango’s untouched wilderness and throw yourself into the relaxation shared across Seychelles’ breathtaking shores as you indulge in the finest experiences across the African continent. From memorable game drives showcasing the fascinating wildlife to cultural immersion in the township of Soweto and revitalizing spa therapies in the forests of Mahe Island, treat yourself to 11 days of glamor in Africa.

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Botswana Safari Guide
Birdseye view of rivers, streams and grasslands in the Okavango Delta, Botswana
Botswana Safari Guide

There are many factors at play when planning a safari. To understand what activities, destinations, and logistics fit best for your preferences, visit the Botswana Travel Guide, where helpful tips will get you started in the right direction.

For more information, submit a Trip Request and get connected with a leading safari expert who can unveil the best of Botswana from the serene Okavango Delta to chasing big cats across the plains.

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Top 8 Must-See Safari Destinations in Botswana
Mokoro safari in the Okavango Delta, Botswana
Top 8 Must-See Safari Destinations in Botswana

Botswana embodies an effortless spirit of the wilderness and luxury, with some of the most incredible wildlife destinations on the planet and several must-see destinations. 

The humbling natural beauty presents scenes ranging from stark desert beauty to thickets of acacia trees down to the winding waters of the Okavango Delta. Exclusive safaris, adventurous exploration, and unforgettable wildlife encounters, Botswana is the ideal playground for any safari-seeker. 

The following information will help you understand and create your perfect Botswana safari.

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How to Plan a Botswana Safari: Frequently Asked Questions
Herd of elephants along waterways of the Chobe River in Botswana
How to Plan a Botswana Safari: Frequently Asked Questions

Planning an African safari where you have a choice not only of the style of safari but the chance to discover a unique safari destination makes Botswana a top contender for the ultimate safari experience. Forested parks and scenic waterways, open savannas and vast desert landscapes make up this country’s safari landscape.

Considering when to go and how to get there, plus in-destination questions, are all part of the planning process and we have put together some answers to the most frequently asked questions as you consider your safari plans.

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6 Reasons You Should Choose Botswana for Your Safari
Heard of Elephants in Selinda Reserve, Botswnana
6 Reasons You Should Choose Botswana for Your Safari

The uniqueness of Botswana is what makes it one of the most desirable safari destinations in Africa.

Mystic waterways, vast desert pans, and dense forests are alive with wildlife charm, and there is much to explore. This experience can be described as a truly unforgettable, varied, once-in-a-lifetime type of adventure. The diverse landscape lends itself to drama in the bush, and the range of options means the Botswana safari circuit is ideal for mix and match game escapes.

Explore the many reasons to consider Botswana for your safari vacation.

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What a Day Is Like on a Safari
Herd of elephants at sunset in Chobe National Park, Botswana
What a Day Is Like on a Safari

A day spent on safari is unlike any other vacation in the world. 

There is no other experience that can bring heart-pounding intensity one moment, and then long stretches of searching the silent landscape for signs of wildlife. An African safari is undeniably unpredictable with experiences that can offer panoramic views of uninterrupted plains or rampaging herds, often in the same 30 seconds. 

The following guide covers what a day on safari looks like and illustrates how every day is based on what you would like to do most.

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What to Bring on An African Safari: 6 Tips to Pack Your Bag
On safari in Kruger National Park, South Africa
What to Bring on An African Safari: 6 Tips to Pack Your Bag

You have booked your dream African Safari and now find yourself staring at your travel bag, wondering what to pack. How much do you need to take with you? What type of clothing and what colors are appropriate for the bush?

Packing your suitcase for a safari adventure can be intimidating, and many online packing guides complicate matters with a seemingly endless list of essential items. This can be challenging when confronted with the luggage weight restrictions of light aircraft flights to remote destinations. Here is a simple guide to show you not only what to pack but how.

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