True Africa Presents

Botswana

True Africa Presents

Botswana

Hand-crafted Travel to Botswana

Botswana is the top destination for encountering large herds of magnificent elephants with the highest population in Africa. As renowned travel specialists, our Botswana safaris are private and luxurious, offering an extensive variety of large Big Five game, birds, and water-based wildlife and some of Africa’s most exclusive lodges.

Combine both delta and desert in our Botswana tours, exploring flooded lagoons, golden dunes and moonlike salt flats.

Glide through the Okavango Delta‘s waterways by canoe, bursting with greenery and wildlife. Traverse the Kalahari Desert on quad bikes and spot black-maned lions as an alternative experience to a walking safari.Head out on an exclusive, privately guided mobile safari, following the wildlife in your private camp. Witness the spectacle of the zebra migration on a safari experience as over 30,000 animals cross the Makgadikgadi Salt Pans.

Whatever your desire, True Travel can deliver you a truly wonderful Botswana experience.

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Unlike many of Africa’s other safari orientated destinations, Botswana remains a destination that can be visited throughout the year.

The summer rainy season a viable time to travel, thanks largely to how well the rains drain through the sands of the Kalahari Desert that covers much of the country. This, coupled with amazing wildlife viewing and prices that can be less than half of what they are in the drier winter months, it is an incredible time to visit for those that don’t mind the heat and some rain storms.

That said, the traditional dry season months are still incredibly popular and offer some of the finest game viewing anywhere in Africa.

Local Time: GMT+2

Local Currency: Botswana Pula

Travelling to Botswana with True

Our team have lived, travelled and guided extensively across Botswana, managing lodges and curating a network of Africa’s best guides to lead a range of luxury tours.

A True Botswana Itinerary

Our travel design process starts with you and your ideas, each trip created from a blank piece of paper.

Our Africa specialist’s have created a selection of sample example itineraries to provide a sense of what can be crafted for you in Botswana.

True Experiences In Botswana

The foundations of a memorable holiday are the experiences and Botswana has an abundance of activities to make each itinerary special.

Our Featured Botswana Camps and Lodges

Botswana boasts some of the finest camps and lodges in Africa and True Travel partners with the very best.

Each trip True Travel curate is based on the experience you are looking for and as an independent travel operator, we are not obliged or committed to any properties. You can rest safe in the knowledge that the accommodation we recommend for your stay has been chosen based on your interests, not ours.

Botswana Hotspots

Whether you’re looking to float down the waterways of Chobe National Park, take in the lunar-like landscapes of the Makgadikgadi Salt Pans or quad bike on the sands of the Kalahari Desert, Botswana provides the ultimate outdoor playground.

Chobe National Park

Undoubtedly one of Africa’s most beautiful rivers, the Chobe supports a diversity and concentration of wildlife unparalled anywhere else in the country. Established in 1968, the park covers approximately 11,700 sq kms, encompassing floodplains, swamps and woodland. There are four distinct geographical areas in the park: the Chobe Riverfront, the Ngwezumba pans, Savuti and Linyanti.

The most accessible and frequently visited of Botswana’s big game country, the Chobe Riverfront is most famous for its large herds of elephants and Cape Buffalo, which during the dry winter months converge upon the river to drink.

Okavango Delta

As one of the most sought after wilderness destinations in the world, the Okavango Delta gives entrance to the wild Africa that dreams are made of; the heart-stopping excitement of big game viewing, the supreme tranquility and serenity of an untouched delta.

The Okavango Delta is situated deep within the Kalahari Basin, and is often referred to as the jewel of the Kalahari.

True Africa

Our team of Africa specialists, Felix and Matt have over 30 years of experience selling Africa holidays, so you can be assured you will be in the best hands when planning your trip. They will look after you start to finish using their expert knowledge to give you a holiday to remember.

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Felix has over 17 years experience designing trips to Africa and has travelled to many far-flung regions in the continent; visiting at least twice a year since his career began.

Raised in South Africa, Matt has travelled around Southern and East Africa from childhood. He’s been on safari over 50 times all over the African continent and is extremely passionate about Africa’s wildlife and wild places.

True Travel has done it again. Matt helped plan and produced an amazing Tanzanian adventure. It was truly a wonderful holiday which ran smoothly and all the lodges and camps were spectacular as promised.
Jane McGovern
Taunton, UK

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