Book a flight to Botswana for the best wildlife safaris, get to tour the Okavango Delta, Chobe National Park and Kalahari Desert and catch some of the birds and wildlife that roam freely in those area.
Gaborone, Francistown, Molepolole and Selebi-phikwe are the major cities where you get to sample popular local dishes as well as visit museums and national parks.
Whatever way you are looking to unwind, you are guaranteed to find the ideal destination for your trip here on Jumia Travel.
Main flying destinations in Botswana are: Botswana National Museum in Gaborone, Kgosi Bathoen II (Segopotso) Museum in Kanye, Kgosi Sechele I Museum in Molepolole
The main airport in Botswana is Sir Seretse Khama International Airport (IATA: GBE). It is located 11 km north of Gaborone, though a main airport, it is not the tourist entry point since it far from the popular Northern parks.
Maun airport (IATA: MUB) and Kasana Airport (IATA: BBK) are the common airports used by tourists visiting Botswana.
About Flying to Botswana
Flights to Botswana from Europe
There are direct flights to Botswana from London available from London Gatwick (LGW)
Flights to Botswana from North America
Direct flights to the country from the USA are available from Los Angeles, CA(LAX), Chicago O’Hare,IL(ORD) and Washington Dulles, DC(IAD).Direct flights from Canada area available from Toronto Pearson(YYZ).
Flights to Botswana from Australia and New Zealand
When flying from Australia there are direct flights available from Brisbane(BNE) with South African Airways.
Which airlines operate flights to Botswana?
Popular airlines flying to Botswana are:
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How long is a flight to Botswana?
When is the best time to fly to Botswana?
Peak Season: July to October is the peak season, there is less rain and it’s easier to spot the wildlife. Low season: The main off-peak time is during the rainy seasons. The rainy months are March to May and October to Mid-December.
Low Season: January to March is low season in Botswana. During these months, it rains a lot and it’s too humid.
Avoid the peak-season crowds to take advantage of cheaper off-season rates.
How far in advance to book a flight to Botswana?
Flights to Botswana can be quite expensive, especially during the peak seasons. Make sure you secure your flight tickets 2 or 3 months in advance to avoid exorbitant charges.
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About Landing in Botswana
How to get a visa for Botswana?
A passport valid for at least six months from the date of entry with at least two blank pages, is required.
Citizens of Commonwealth countries do not require a visa except for those from Cameroon, Ghana, Nigeria, Bangladesh, India, Pakistan and Sri lanka.
How much is a visa for Botswana?
Costs of Botswana Visas:
Remember, it’s your responsibility to carry the proper travel documents. If you’re unclear about any aspect of the entry requirements, or you need further reassurance, you’ll need to contact the Botswana’s embassy, high commission or consulate.
Do you need a yellow fever vaccination for Botswana?
There is no risk of yellow fever in Botswana. However, the government of Botswana requires proof of yellow fever vaccination only if you are arriving from a country with risk of yellow fever.
What vaccinations are recommended for a trip to Botswana?
For most short-term travellers the usual recommended vaccinations for Botswana include cover against the childhood diseases (Tetanus, Diphtheria, and Poliomyelitis) as well as cover against the food and water borne diseases of Hepatitis A and Typhoid. Please consult your doctor well in advance of travel for advice on health care.
Should you take anti-Malaria tablets in Botswana?
Malaria is a risk in Central and Northern Botswana and minimal risk in the rest of the country. The highest risk of transition is in the rainy season from November to June. You may need to take prescription medicine before, during, and after your trip to prevent malaria, depending on your travel plans. Please consult your doctor well in advance of travel for advice on health care.