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Botswana Family Safaris

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The natural and wildlife wonders of Botswana are best brought to your family through the expert guidance of a safari specialist. Zicasso will match you with the best planners so that you get the lodges, game drives, and experiences that are perfectly suited for your family. Create your perfect family safari to Botswana by submitting a trip request today.

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Cruising the Chobe river in Botswana aboard the Chobe Princesses by Mantis
Bucket List Botswana: Victoria Falls, Chobe, Moremi and Central Kalahari

11 Day Custom Tour

Dynamic pricing from $11,226

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.

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Herd of Burchell's zebras in Botswana
Botswana Family Safari: Okavango Delta & Makgadikgadi Salt Pans

10 Day Custom Tour

Dynamic pricing from $8,965

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.

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Elephants at a watering hole in Chobe National Park, Botswana
Highlights of Botswana Safari: Okavango, Moremi, Selinda, Chobe

11 Day Custom Tour

Dynamic pricing from $8,861

Join the wildlife wandering around a delta oasis on your 11-day highlights Botswana safari. You will enjoy the intimate and expressive nature as you visit the four distinctive sides of Botswana. From herds of elephants taking cover in the woodlands to wild dogs competing with leopards for a hunt along the water’s edge, you will find an untamed world absent of roads and fences.

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Exclusive Okavango Land & Water Safari - Giraffe nuzzling her calf in Moremi Game Reserve
Exclusive Okavango Land & Water Safari: Jewel of Botswana

9 Day Custom Tour

Dynamic pricing from $12,865

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.

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Wildlife on the Chobe River, Botswana
Best of Botswana Safari & Victoria Falls

9 Day Custom Tour

Dynamic pricing from $7,951

This journey is the ultimate getaway for the adventurous traveler. Experience some of southern Africa’s most pristine areas, from vast, unspoiled landscapes to dramatic waterfalls and sprawling lagoons. This trip covers both distance and diversity and you will encounter a wildlife paradise unlike any other. Experience the exhilaration of the bush in luxurious style in Botswana’s Okavango Delta, Chobe National Park, and Victoria Falls in Zambia, and whether you seek excitement and thrills or pampering and preening, it’s all ready and waiting here in the gorgeous remoteness of Africa.

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Botswana Safari Chobe National Park
Botswana Safari Chobe National Park

11 Day Custom Tour

Dynamic pricing from $8,861

Chobe symbolizes the raw beauty of Africa, its hypnotic landscapes revealing both drama and charm. It also epitomizes the wonders of an African safari, an incredible abundance of wildlife explored in many different ways. Welcome to a world of almost 100,000 elephants, spectacular big cat action, countless hippos, and a full supporting cast. Combining adventure with tranquility, this unique 8-eight day itinerary immerses you in Chobe, before culminating at the stunning Victoria Falls.

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Two kids observing an elephant in Chobe National Park, Botswana
African Bush Skills & Safari Adventure for Families

10 Day Custom Tour

Dynamic pricing from $8,055

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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Mokoro boat safari with elephant on riverbank at Sanctuary Baines Camp in Botswana
Botswana Okavango Delta Luxury Safari

7 Day Custom Tour

Dynamic pricing from $9,732

Immerse yourself in a true Okavango Delta experience in Botswana. This trip takes you to two of the most beautiful spots in the Delta and invites you to experience the perfect mix of rustic African bush and luxurious comfort. Head out and explore one of the world’s most pristine wetland areas on game drives, boating trips, and bush walks, before returning to camp for cozy drinks around the fire, delicious meals and gorgeous rooms with private decks for ideal relaxation. Search for lion, leopard, and cheetah; be amazed by the stunning variety of birdlife and botany, before returning for a shower under the stars and that famed Botswana hospitality.

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Moremi Game Reserve, Botswana
Safari in Botswana and Zambia

14 Day Custom Tour

Dynamic pricing from $11,643

From Bushmen to Victoria Falls and many unique experiences in between, this safari in Botswana and Zambia covers a spectrum of adventures. Beginning in the Kalahari Desert, you will camp amongst the San Bushmen, before heading onwards to the beautiful mystique of the Okavango Delta where you will explore the wonders of the Moremi Game Reserve. After splashing about in the swamps you will head to the Chobe River, before experiencing the jaw-dropping views at Victoria Falls. Finally, head to the wide open spaces once more, at the Makgadikgadi Pans, and to one last night of camping along the banks of the Limpopo River. Such an all-encompassing trip is hard to miss, and impossible to forget!

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Penguins on Boulder Beach near Simon's Town in the Western Cape province of South Africa.

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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Elephants wading in water in Hwange National Park, Zimbabwe
Botswana and Zimbabwe: 11-Day Diverse Habitats

11 Day Custom Tour

Dynamic pricing from $8,575

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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View of Cape Town, South Africa
South Africa, Botswana, and Zimbabwe: From Cityscapes to Waterfalls

13 Day Custom Tour

Dynamic pricing from $9,459

From the sparkling golden shorelines of Cape Town to the sweeping savannahs of Limpopo and the breathtaking deserts of Botswana to the pounding Victoria Falls in Zimbabwe, experience the best of Africa during this handpicked 13-day tour. Offering spectacular safaris in some of the continent’s most beloved reserves, this tour will share the scenes and wildlife encounters for which Africa is famous.

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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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Best Time to Visit Botswana
Elephant in the Okavango Delta, Botswana
Best Time to Visit Botswana

Botswana is the ultimate luxury safari destination with the best time to visit between June to August.

Boasting unique landscapes, a variety of action-packed wilderness locales, and accommodation options that range from delightful to designer, the Botswana safari circuit represents every aspect of an ideal wildlife experience that takes visitors through open savannas, along curvy canals, and out to salt pans that stretch as far as the eye can see. Whether you are visiting as a family or a couple, a Botswana safari offers something for everyone, from ever-revealing game drives to walking or boating experiences.

Wildlife viewing is quality and while the destination overall can be explored mostly year-round, there are certain key seasons for specific experiences, which we note ...

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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

How to get to Botswana and how long to spend in each location are just a few considerations during the safari planning process. We aim to answer these and more when considering the most frequently asked questions about visiting Botswana.

Open savannas merge with forested parks and scenic waterways blend with desert pans to create one of southern Africa’s key safari destinations. Captivating adventures and luxury accommodations for seniors, families, and honeymooners make a Botswana safari irresistible.

Knowing what to pack for your journey, how day-to-day activities work, and vital information such as medical and insurance requirements go a long way in ensuring your experience goes off without a hitch.

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8 Best Places to Visit in Botswana on Safari
Mokoro safari in the Okavango Delta, Botswana
8 Best Places to Visit in Botswana on Safari

Botswana embodies wilderness and luxury, with some of the most incredible wildlife destinations on the planet, and these eight best places to visit in Botswana on safari highlight the uniqueness of this destination.

The natural beauty encompasses stark desert, thickets of acacia trees, and the winding waters of the Okavango Delta. With areas rich in rare animal sightings, the destination is intriguing.

Exclusive safaris, adventurous exploration, and unforgettable wildlife encounters make Botswana the ideal playground for safari-seekers. The following information will help you understand and create your perfect Botswana safari.

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7 Reasons You Should Choose Botswana for Your Safari
Herd of elephants in Selinda Reserve, Botswana
7 Reasons You Should Choose Botswana for Your Safari

Botswana is one of the most desirable safari destinations in Africa and in this article we highlight seven reasons you should choose the country for such a vacation.

Waterways, vast desert pans, and dense forests are alive with wildlife, presenting an opportunity to discover Botswana’s fascinating topography and treasures.

The diverse landscape lends itself to drama and the range of options means the Botswana safari circuit is ideal for mix-and-match game escapes. Here, explore the reasons to consider Botswana for a safari.

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7 Tips to Plan A Perfect Family African Safari
Mother and kids on African safari enjoying elephants at watering hole
7 Tips to Plan A Perfect Family African Safari

Taking your family on an African safari offers all ages the opportunity to embrace nature and wildlife by the most incredible means imaginable.  These seven tips will help you think through the many details to build a foundation for your safari experience.

The idea may seem both exciting and, at first, a little daunting as you start to plan. From picking where to go to how long your journey should be to safety and comfort concerns, planning this vacation perfectly is key.

These tips will prepare you to work with your safari specialist to create an African safari vacation that you will never forget.

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