One of the landlocked countries in Africa, Botswana is in Southern Africa having South Africa, Zambia, Namibia and Zimbabwe as neighbours. The unique game reserves and safaris are the major attractions that have made Botswana a flourishing tourist destination. Botswana is sparsely populated and makes for a good road trip vacation. The largest city and capital of Botswana is Gaborone, situated on Notwane River. The country’s scenic landscape mixed with the wildlife sightseeing offers a good photography expedition. Among the favourite games reserves and national parks are Chobe National Park, Nxai Pan National Park, Mokolodi Nature Reserve and Central Kalahari Game Reserve.
Travel to Botswana
The best time to visit Botswana is during its dry season, between the months of June to August. The main access to Botswana is via Sir Seretse Khama International Airport located in Gaborone. To get around the country, use cars, buses or private shuttles.
Some of the most popular attractions in Botswana include The Okavango Delta, Moremi National Park and Chobe National Park.
For more wildlife views, visit the Central Kalahari Game Reserve and the Nxai Pan National Park.
Discover the Tsodilo Hills, which consist of rock art, shelters and caves. The area is popular due to its unique religious and spiritual significance to the locals. Pay a visit to Tsodilo Hills estimated to have over 4500 rock paintings and listed as one of UNESCO World Heritage Site in 2001.
The Botswana National Museum in Gaborone showcases cultural and artistic artifacts. Take a tour to other major cities such as Francistown, Ghanzi, Maun, Gweta and Kanye.