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Best time to visit Botswana

Desert, Delta, and stacks of game… Botswana is the purest safari destination, and it’s often the hardest to get right in terms of when to visit. The flood that hits the Okavango Delta needs to be timed just right: we say, aim for May to July, but for epic wildlife sightings, definitely consider September or October. To get the balance just right, take a look below at our month-by-month guide to when to visit Botswana:

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Top Botswana safari parks

Botswana focuses on high-quality safaris, as opposed to mass-market safaris on offer in other destinations. For this reason, Botswana’s safari parks are well respected as some of the finest in Africa.


Top Botswana safari trips

All of our vacations to Botswana are bespoke, designed entirely to suit your needs and budgets. The sample trips below are intended to give you inspiration of what is possible for your safari.

Luxury Botswana safari lodges and camps

Our portfolio of the best Botswana safari lodges, ranging from classic to luxury to good value, is well worth exploring for anyone considering a safari stay.

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