Botswana is a land-locked country dominated by the famous Kalahari Desert. With few people and little water,
it's a great place to get away from it all. Most travelers visit the liquid paradise of the Okavango Delta,
the largest inland delta in the world. Chobe National Park is a great place to see wildlife in riverine or
savannah environments, and the Kalahari is home to bushman and adventure seekers attracted to its extreme
The Okavango Delta is an incredible maze of waterways, channels, lagoons and islands. A huge number of mammals
and birds inhabit the Delta making it a nature lover's paradise. No trip to the Delta is complete without a
mokoro trip where you glide on the water through the reeds in a dugout canoe.
A gem in this gem-producing country, Chobe hosts a wide variety of habitats and wildlife. In the northeastern
section, the Chobe River provides nourishment to mammals, birds and visitors. Other parts can be dry and
desolate, but are very interesting at certain times of year.
Inhospitable when dry and hot, these salt pans are a sight to see. When the rains come, wildlife moves in and
near these areas to relish in the greenness and water.
This sandy scrub semi-desert represents Africa (and Earth) at its most fascinating. The Kalahari boasts few
roads, facilities or infrastructure of any type, which is perfect if you're really willing to get away from
This incredible game viewing area is just north of the Limpopo River across from South Africa. Known as the
"land of giants," it offers fantastic game viewing, many special activities such as horseback and mountain
bike safaris, and reasonable pricing.