Botswana

Best travel places in Botswana

Botswana is a land-locked country located in Southern Africa and bordering on Namibia, South Africa, Zimbabwe, and Zambia.Travel places in Botswana are the Chobe National Park, Moremi National Park in the Okavango Delta and the Central Kalahari Game Reserve.

Wildlife parks comprise nearly one-fifth of the country. In these parks, you will find lions, cheetahs, crocodiles, hippos, elephants, antelope, wild dogs, and hundreds of species of birds.Botswana is one of the great safari destinations in Africa. The country also has a rich diamond industry and is known for its welcoming but proper-mannered locals.

Places in Botswana offers one of the great safari destinations in Africa Blessed with some of the greatest wildlife spectacles on earth.You may encounter one of the two different tribal communities when you visit Botswana. The Tswana who live in the eastern regions and the Bayei or River Bushmen, who live in the north and central zones famous for their dug-out, mokoro canoes.Autumn and winter from April through September are the prime times for taking safaris in Botswana.

 Southern Africa’s most impressive and popular wildlife destinations are The Okavango Delta – there’s nowhere quite like it on earth. This is a place where wild creatures roam and rule, where big cats and much bigger elephants walk free in one of the world’s last great wildernesses.
The Delta is a byword for abundance – for animal numbers, for the variety of species, for the birdlife, for floods of Biblical proportions. And it is also a place of singular and unparalleled beauty where safari possibilities can seem as endless as the waters themselves.Nearby Chobe National Park has a large population of elephants and it’s also easy to spot many of Africa’s well-known species, especially zebras and lions. The bleak salt pans of Makgadikgadi Pans National Park attract a large number and variety of birds year-round. Other great game parks include Nxai Pan National Park, Mokolodi Nature Reserve, & Gemsbok National Park.

Most of the native tribes in Botswana only dress in traditional outfits and perform rituals for tourists. Nevertheless, for the culture-cravers, the villages of D’Kar and Xai-Xai have many offerings, including arts, crafts, and the opportunity to participate in various rituals. Tsodilo Hills contains one of the largest collections of rock art on the continent.

 

Botswana Map
Botswana Map

 

Experiencing wild places in Botswana at your own pace, traveling from one campsite to the next, where you may lie awake at night listening to lions roar their bone-trembling roar, or hippos, elephants, or the chilling saw-like grunt of a leopard. Build a campfire, gaze at the stars and feel at one with this gloriously beautiful country.

 

MAJOR CITIES

 

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TOP EXPERIENCES

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LANGUAGES

The official languages of Botswana are English and Tswana. Kalanga is spoken near the Zimbabwe border areas similar to Shona.

The language of business in Botswana is English and most people in urban areas speak it, although in the more rural areas many people do not speak English, particularly the older generations. The primary indigenous tongue is Tswana and is the first language of the overwhelming majority of the population. It is not difficult to learn basic greetings and such, and using these in conversation will make people very happy.

 

EXPLORE

  • Exploring the Okavango Delta
  • Visiting the Khama Rhino Sanctuary
  • Flying over the Kalahari Desert
  • See the elephants at Chobe National Park or Mashatu Game Reserve
  • Taste popular cuisine braai.
  • Guided bush walks
  • Horse riding
  • Boat trips

“TRAVEL IS ONLY THING YOU BUY, THAT’S MAKE YOU RICHER.”

 

Buddy is a travel writer and the founder/main editor of http://mysticalroads.com . His passion for travel inspires him to seek new places, new adventures and sharing his travel experience to everyone. You can follow him on Twitter and Facebook.

2 Comments

  1. Ebrian Fox
    August 8, 2017

    Nice overview of this place. Maybe I should start visiting more on nature side of places ass I used to travel mostly in highly urbanized cities.

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  2. Marianne
    August 8, 2017

    these are such amazing places, coming from Africa myself, it’s rather odd that I haven’t visited any reserves or national parks. These have encouraged me. thanks for the inspo

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