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Five of the Best Botswana Sunsets

There is something so magical about the sunsets in Botswana. Whether you’re on a Botswana safari in the Okavango Delta, the Central Kalahari Game Reserve, or simply enjoying the watery world of the Chobe river, there is one thing that remains consistent; the raw beauty of this incredible destination. We’ve compiled seven of the best Botswana sunsets […]

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Four off-the-grid Places You Need to Visit on Your Road Trip Through Botswana

While the Chobe river, Central Kalahari Game Reserve and the Okavango Delta are the most visited and popular destinations for a Botswana safari, there are other intriguing places to visit that talk to the culture and history of this ancient land. We explore four special places you should visit, either on a self-drive adventure or with the […]

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How to See the Best of Botswana on a Ten-day Road Trip

Botswana is without a doubt one of the best travel destinations in the world. Described as the Gem of Africa, this landlocked natural wonderland is home to a wide selection of wildlife, including the Big Five and some uncommon bird and animal species. Additionally, the country is blessed with a host of exotic topographical features […]

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What to Expect on a Big Five Safari

Botswana’s national parks are teeming with countless species of wild animals. If you intend to tour this nation’s great parks, then the big five should undoubtedly be your biggest attraction. These include: The African Elephant The Chobe National Park is one of the most ideal places to watch the African elephant, which weighs approximately 6 […]

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Five of the Best 4x4 Trails in Botswana

Botswana is home to some of the best 4×4 trails in southern Africa. Many keen adventurers love to travel along these routes because of long-distance journeys, terrain, and local wildlife. Still, there is no reason why novice travelers shouldn’t enjoy the experience too. There are plenty of trails that find the balance between a tourist-friendly […]

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10 Tips For Your Self-Drive in Botswana

The dramatic experience of driving through the pristine wilderness of Botswana’s national parks and countryside can be awe-inspiring for you. Botswana has numerous wildlife species, and its stunning landscape can be alluring to all who love nature. One of the ways to enjoy these views by taking a self-drive road trip. Self-drive safaris come with […]

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A Bucket List Itinerary for Your Road Trip to Botswana

Botswana is a landlocked country renowned for its scenic landscapes and wilderness experiences. Besides being a natural beauty, it’s also one of the most politically stable countries on the African continent. A number of popular travel bloggers have put Botswana on top of the must-see destinations on the continent for value-for-money safari vacations. Here are just a […]

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Five Questions You May Have About Botswana, Answered

There is no such thing as a stupid question. As a premium safari company, we receive plenty of FAQs each month, either based on the destinations we offer or some key safari tips that travelers can use. These can vary from what to pack on safari, which destinations require anti-malaria medication or whether there are […]

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Why You Should Explore Namibia By Road Trip

Namibia is a rough and arid land full of wildlife and stunning landscapes, which makes it one of the best tourist destinations in Africa. If you wish to experience the true magic of Namibia, then you should take a road trip – most preferably a self-driven road trip. Road trips through Namibia’s countryside can bag […]

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Six Destinations You Should See On Your Road Trip Through Namibia

Namibia is situated on the south-west coast of Africa, covering more than 318,000 square miles. Namibia borders the Atlantic Ocean, Angola and Zambia to the north, Botswana to the east and South Africa to the south. Wildlife has managed to thrive in Namibia. From African icons such as the lion, elephant, and giraffe, to the smaller […]

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