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Botswana Safaris for Seniors

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Botswana is a wonderland of wilderness and wildlife. From the Kalahari Desert to the banks of the Okavango Delta, Botswana provides the right balance of pristine nature and inviting luxury to create the perfect senior safari experience. With ancient culture, star-studded night skies, and the comforts of idyllic accommodations, you can explore and discover the thrills of nature with an experience tailored to you.

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Herd of elephants in Chobe National Park

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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Antelopes running across flooded grasslands in the Okavango Delta, Botswana

One-Week Luxury Botswana Safari: Okavango, Kwando, Chobe

8 Day Custom Tour

From $7,915

Hippos barrel down river channels, elephants march through dense forest, predators gather on floodplains, and wildlife the theater fills every moment. Welcome to Botswana and one week of iconic highlights in a wildlife Mecca. Safari on land and water in the great oasis, spending three days in the Okavango Delta. Feast on intimacy and authenticity during two days in the private Kwando Concession. Then, cross Chobe, meeting the elephants on the way to your final day in Victoria Falls.

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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

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.

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Sunset at the Okavango Delta in Botswana

Lost in the Water World: Exclusive Okavango & Northern Botswana Safari

11 Day Custom Tour

From $6,595

While the wilderness can be found all over Africa, it is in Botswana where you will find a true sense of the wild. Roads do not exist here, just waterways, remote airstrips, and migratory mammal routes. Through the use of private concessions and exclusive camps, this 11-day safari will combine luxury amenities with the resplendent wonder of big game-filled Africa. Access is deliberately restricted, and nothing interrupts the wild to provide you with an authentic and immersive African playground.

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Large male lion walking through the tall grass on the Okavango Delta, Botswana

7-Day Classic Delta Tour

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.

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Wildlife on the Chobe River, Botswana

Best of Botswana Safari & Victoria Falls

9 Day Custom Tour

From $6,115

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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Signature Botswana Safari: Ultimate Two-Week Experience

13 Day Custom Tour

From $7,795

Bask in the beauty of changing landscapes on a two-week safari adventure through Botswana’s great wildernesses. Elephants fill the thick woodland as you begin your adventure in Chobe. Throughout your journey, you will witness wildlife migrating through predator-dominated channels, bringing endless drama in the exclusive Linyanti. Not only does this trip boast some of the most diverse and eclectic wildlife in the world, but it is also home to the lush Okavango Delta islands and mazy waterways in Moremi and Jao. Finally, visit Makgadikgadi, which has vast and shimmering salt pans for escaping into silence and solitude. This Botswanan safari will have you dreaming of your unforgettable experiences on this picturesque, African landscape for years to come.

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Intimate Highlights of South Africa and Botswana Safari

13 Day Custom Tour

From $12,605

South Africa and Botswana create the perfect safari combination. Start with urban color and culture and ease into your vacation during three nights in Cape Town. Surround yourself with wildlife in the Sabi Sands, which is a small, private concession that provides intimate safari highlights. Escape to the wetlands where you can admire the bounty of seasonal change in the Okavango Delta. Finally, appreciate migratory channels and the scale of the wilderness with Linyanti providing exclusive safari experiences.

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Zebra couple in the Okavango Delta, Botswana

Botswana Safari & Beach Island Paradise for Couples

14 Day Custom Tour

From $14,695

Float on a blanket of luxuriant escapism with this unique Southern Africa blend of safari and beach. With an uninhabited Indian Ocean island, big game filled journeys through the Kalahari, helicopter rides over the wilderness, secluded camps, and these 14 days overflow with romantic settings and experiences. Yet it's more than just a couple's getaway; it's an adventure through world wonders that oscillate between spine-tingling authenticity and surrealistic tones.

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Lechwe running through the water in the Okavango Delta, Botswana

Botswana & South Africa Safari for Seniors

11 Day Custom Tour

From $7,365

Designed with senior travelers in mind, this exclusive Southern Africa itinerary combines three iconic wonders. It starts in Cape Town, one of the world's most beautiful and memorable cities. Savuti Camp offers an unrivaled safari experience in northern Botswana, while the spectacular Okavango Delta is one of nature's greatest phenomenons. Throughout it all, luxury accommodation combines comfort with style, luxury with tradition, and ensures you are always surrounded by the natural splendor of Africa.

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Antelope silhouetted against red sky in the savanna

Botswana Photographic Safari

11 Day Custom Tour

From $6,815

Botswana’s poetic landscapes provide surreal backdrops to an untamed animal world. Poignantly capture the raw emotion of nature’s great mammals, and then switch to wide screen for dazzling vistas and striking contrasts. Combining four of Africa’s most unique destinations, this itinerary offers exciting challenges and the inimitable shots that elevate your photos to professional level. Each day brings dozens of new angles, and each destination provides continual drama and charm.

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Hippopotamus and crane standing in the grass in Botswana

Safari, Rivers and Waterfalls: 13-Day Zimbabwe & Botswana

13 Day Custom Tour

From $7,795

Leave no stone unturned on this tailor-made 13-day adventure safari from Zimbabwe’s marvelous national parks to the breathtaking reserves of Botswana. Discover the majesty of Matobo, sensational sights speckling the Zambezi River and Victoria Falls, captivating creatures dwelling in Chobe’s diverse environments, and wondrous wildlife sweeping the plains of Moremi Game Reserve through many magnificent safari experiences from the regions’ fully-equipped lodges and campsites.

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Botswana Safari Guide
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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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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
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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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Herd of elephants in Selinda Reserve, Botswana
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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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