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Getting to Botswana

AIR Travel to Botswana by air in most cases is via South Africa. Air Botswana and South African Airlink/South African Express have direct flights from Johannesburg to Gaborone (the capital) and to Maun, gateway to the Okavango Delta. You can also reach Maun direct from Windhoek,...

What to bring

The best advice in preparing for a trip to Botswana is to pack light. No one dresses up and lightweight clothing is best – and select natural fabrics and 100% cotton materials. It is also advisable to wear neutral tones for a safari (such as khaki and earth tones – bright colours...

When to go

Botswana is open all year round so a visit can be planned for any time in the year. The ‘green season’ of the rains (December to March) is when some lodges close for refurbishment. It is also low season so flights into Botswana, within the country, accommodation and lodges often...

Health Advice

Malaria is a potential problem in Botswana – especially in the wet season. The further north in Botswana you travel, the greater the exposure to malarial carrying mosquitoes. It is wise to seek medical opinion in your home country before you travel. Anti malarial tablets...