Botswana safaris are considered by many to be Africa's finest offering on the continent in terms of raw, unadulterated wilderness and most exhilarating experiences.

Botswana is one of the kings of the luxury safari world where opulent accommodations, food, wine and service are concerned. Botswana, manages to combine these with experiential safari and remoteness of the location, rather gloriously too, giving you everything you could imagine and then some.

Clyde, our resident Botswana safaris expert has spent many years working as a professional guide and also more recently countless visits to keep up to date with what is offered at the various lodges and camps across the country.

Botswana Safaris FAQs

How to plan a safari in Botswana?

Safaris in Botswana may look like they could be quite straightforward to plan. You’d be forgiven for thinking it’s just about picking one camp in the Okavango Delta to do the typical Delta activities, one in Chobe National Park to find the big herds of ellies and one in the Central Kalahari to get your desert fix - and Bob’s your uncle!

Unfortunately, it isn’t quite that easy… but don’t worry, that’s what we’re here for. Firstly, we need to know what you want to get from your holiday. Of course, the game viewing is a priority, but what else? The Okavango Delta is truly enormous, and each area is completely different depending on the time of year you travel, and where the water levels sit. Some camps, for example, are completely cut off from land at certain times of the year. This is ideal for those who want to have some ‘downtime’ or embark on water-based activities only, but if you’re keen to do some game drives and/or walks as well, then you’ll be a bit stuck!

The country has SO much to offer, it really is worth picking up the phone to chat with us and we can help you plan the perfect trip to this beautiful and game-rich country.

What time of year is best to safari in Botswana?

We get this question all the time! In fact, it may seem cliché, but there isn’t an overall ‘best’ time to visit Botswana – and we aren’t just doing the sales thing. It really depends on what you want to get from your trip of a lifetime! The traditional Southern Africa safari best times of year being from July through to mid November are still true here for the best and most prolific wildlife sightings.

If you’re keen to see the world’s second-largest zebra migration, then you would need to visit Botswana ideally between January and early March. The varying water levels in the Okavango Delta will impact the activities you want to enjoy (i.e. game drives may be more difficult when the water levels are at their peak in August) and then you may not be too excited about the stifling heat which Botswana experiences in October although you may be rewarded with excellent game viewing. There are also parts of the country where you’re more likely to see certain types of animals or game interactions. For example, the brown hyena can be found in the Central Kalahari Game Reserve and Makgadikgadi National Park but cannot be seen in the Delta or Chobe. This is the same for meerkats. Wild dog sightings most often happen in the Moremi National Park, and if you’re based toward the neck of the Delta, you may be lucky enough to find some epic action where lions hunt buffalo in the daytime. So you see, it really does depend!

What to do in Botswana besides safari?

Being out in the raw wilderness that is Botswana is a given when you visit this beautiful country. Wide-open spaces, a really rich variety of ecosystems and yes, of course, setting out on safari to see all the amazing animals the country supports. That doesn’t mean there isn’t more – in fact there is SO much more!

A photographer’s dream, we would highly recommend you take a helicopter flight over the Okavango Delta to get some amazing birds-eye-view shots of wildlife, including hippos making their way through their ready-made water channels. Jump into a mokoro (a dugout canoe propelled by stick) and get up-close to tiny and spectacularly beautiful frogs on reeds as you sit low in the water. Game walks can only be conducted in some areas, but experience some of the small stuff you’d miss in a vehicle and learn about bush medicine from your local guide. Take a boat along one of the Delta channels to look for the elusive Pel’s Fishing Owl, or cast a line to see if you can catch a tasty tilapia or three. Visit a meerkat colony and witness their cheeky ways. Take a quad bike into the Makgadikgadi salt pans and take snaps of yourself alongside enormous baobab trees. Or, if you are keen for something really different and truly special, spend time with San Bushmen and learn all about their traditional lifestyle and culture. There is so much to explore, so let us help you plan the perfect trip for you and your loved ones!

What to pack for a safari in Botswana?

Botswana strives to be as responsible as possible when it comes to tourism. We, therefore, believe that no one should travel here without a reusable water bottle. The majority of camps have filtered water available for you to fill up as and when you need, and this helps to reduce plastic in the most remote parts of the country.

Given the camps are also in really unique ecosystems and have ways to reduce their impact on the environment, we’d recommend bringing some eco-friendly soaps to help minimise any impact.

Camps provide their own toiletries for you to use, however, if you think you may need more then, please do consider ‘going eco’. And, of course, you’re going on safari so one thing you simply must not forget, is a pair of good quality binoculars! With nearly 600 species of birds, 170 mammals, and 150 reptiles, you really will not want to miss having these on your person at all times.

What to wear on safari in Botswana?

You’ll be very grateful for investing in a good pair of walking boots, that’s for sure! Even if you don’t set out on walking safaris as such, the bush can be harsh on trainers and so something more sturdy will prevent your tootsies from being nailed by those massive Acacia thorns!

When it comes to clothes, lowkey colours are best and layering up is the thing to do. It may be sweltering during the day, but it often surprises us just how nippy it can get in the evenings. Also, a top tip from us is to bring an extra jacket with you for evenings around the fire! One of our favourite things about safaris is enjoying an ice-cold something and sharing stories around the firepit. That said, unfortunately, it also means you may end up being slightly smoky come the next day so a spare top may be welcome! Finally – don’t forget your sunglasses and sun cream. That African sun is hot!

How much does a safari cost in Botswana?

There is only one way to say it: safaris in Botswana are not cheap. That said, here at Tailormade Africa, we are experts in the country and have outstanding relationships with our partners on the ground, so we will always do what we can to avoid breaking the bank! It’s worth noting that much of the cost associated with a safari in Botswana has to do with the remoteness of the camps that you’ll be visiting. Getting out to the middle of the Okavango Delta or down to the Central Kalahari is only possible by light aircraft, and each leg adds an extra dollar or two to your final price tag. That said, you’re also paying for absolute exclusivity, and in most cases, you’ll only really ever see people from your camp so you can forget those scenes of hundreds of cars around one animal sighting!

Due to conservation efforts, there are limits to how many people can physically be in one area, particularly in the Delta. Given the geography, logistics in Botswana are highly complicated. Camps have huge overheads to ensure they minimise their impact on the local environment at the same time as catering to their valuable guests.

As a price guideline for the Okavango Delta or Linyanti, you won't get much change for USD$1000 per person per night at a minimum whilst the lower cost areas of Chobe, Savuti and Central Kalahari start at around USD$700 per person per night.

Ultimately, you’re paying for untouched wilderness and a premium safari experience – and you won’t regret it!


There are six main areas of interest in Botswana where safari of the highest order takes place.


Linyanti is a massive region and lies just north of the Okavango Delta consisting of three enormous private concessions – the Kwando, Selinda and Linyanti concession. The area is famous for the massive herds of elephants and buffalo which roam through here on their path between Botswana and Namibia.

Okavango Delta

The Okavango Delta is the crown jewel of the country and every Botswana safari should include some time here. It is a massive fan-shaped wetland which provides its inhabitants with one of the most pristine habitats on the planet.

Makgadikgadi Salt Pans

The Makgadikgadi Salt Pans within the Kalahari ecosystem are a series of expansive salt flats. A well-kept secret is that during the late rainy season (March-April) up to 25,000 zebras migrate into the pans from the Okavango Delta.

Mashatu Game Reserve

Located in the remote far eastern corner of Botswana where the Limpopo and Shashe rivers meet, Mashatu Game Reserve lies in a vast landscape of open plains, grassland, riverine forests, rocky hills, marshland and majestic sandstone ridges.

Chobe National Park

Ranking as the second largest park in Botswana, Chobe National Park is also one of the most famous. The elephant herds here are the largest in all of Africa with approximately 50,000 elephants in the park at any one time. Their numbers are staggering and awe-inspiring.

Central Kalahari

The mere mention of the name Kalahari Desert conjures up images of romance and adventure. It is derived from the word “Kgalagadi” which means “The Great Thirst” or “Waterless Place”. The Central Kalahari Game Reserve itself lies right in the middle of the country and is Botswana’s largest national park.


Linyanti is a massive region and lies just north of the Okavango Delta consisting of three enormous private concessions – the Kwando, Selinda and Linyanti concession. The area is famous for the massive herds of elephants and buffalo which roam through here on their path between Botswana and Namibia.

Our Top Botswana Lodges & Camps

Xaranna Camp

Xarranna Camp is an upmarket camp in the heart of the private Ranns Concession of the Okavango Delta. Its sister camp Xudum being the only other presence over what is a huge area of pristine wilderness ... Read more

Stanleys Camp

Stanley’s Camp is one of two camps situated in this huge concession that would be considered a proper mixture of wet and dry land epitomizing everything that is unique and wonderful about the Okavango Delta ... Read more

Abu Camp

Abu is one of a handful of camps that can claim to be one of the very best in Botswana in terms of the opulence and high standard of its rooms, main area and service. It certainly commands a reassuringly expensive price tag to match ... Read more

Chiefs Camp

Chiefs Camp is situated on the southern reach of Chiefs Island and part of Moremi Central National park. Whilst not a private concession by designation, it is by default as Chiefs is cut off from the the easier accessible areas of Moremi ... Read more

Mombo Camp

This camp is the flagship property of Wilderness Safaris, who are one of Botswana’s leading safari operators. Over the years it has earned its reputation as Africa’s most famous camp ... Read more

Little Mombo Camp

Little Mombo is situated next to its big sister and effectively offers a very similar experience. The fact that there are only 3 suites ensures an even higher level of privacy and exclusivity and the camp is ideal for families or a group of friends ... Read more

Sandibe Safari Lodge

Sandibe has become the one of the best high end luxury safari camps in Botswana and is unquestionably a sight to behold. Designed around the body armor of a Pangolin the, domed main area and guest accommodation laced ... Read more

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Experience a Botswana Safari

  • The Okavango Delta is the primary focus of every Botswana Safari with its unique myriad of habitats, wildlife and birdlife.
  • The Linyanti Reserve just a little north of the Okavango Delta, partly connected by the Selinda Spillway, where the larger herds of Elephant and Buffalo can be found along with extraordinary numbers of predator species and sightings.
  • To the east of these Botswana Safari areas are the much-lauded Chobe National Park and Savute famous for insane numbers of Elephant and excellent dry season general game viewing both on land and along the Chobe River.
  • Further south we have the Makgadikgadi Salt Pans which is made up of large expansive grassland plains and seasonal migrating herds of Zebra and Wildebeest. Epic Landscapes complimented by very cool activities such as San Bushmen cultural experiences, Quad Biking over the baron salt pans and spending time with wild "too cool for school" Meerkats.
  • Mashatu Game Reserve, located in the remote far eastern corner of Botswana where the Limpopo and Shashe rivers meet. Mashatu, which is one of the largest privately owned game reserves in southern Africa, is home to one of the largest herds of elephant on the continent and provides excellent sightings of Africa's big seven giants including the giraffe, eland, ostrich, the kori bustard, the iconic baobab tree and the king of beasts: the lion.
  • Finally, we have the Central Kalahari. A region that is virtually the polar opposite of normal Botswana Safari Landscapes, being incredibly dry with little natural permanent water present. This sensational national Park provides the ultimate contrast and foil to the rich waterways of the Okavango Delta, Linyanti and Chobe National Park and affords the chance to see some unique wildlife and birdlife in a completely immersive ecosystem.

Book Your Botswana Safari Today!

At Tailormade Africa we pride ourselves on being Botswana luxury safari experts. Who are we to say so? Have a look at our independent reviews from Safari Bookings. Botswana is one of the kings of the luxury safari world where opulent accommodations, food, wine and service are concerned. Botswana, manages to combine these with experiential safari and remoteness of the location, rather gloriously too, giving you everything you could imagine and then some.

Time, isolation and uniqueness of experience should all be major focal points when considering a Botswana luxury safari as all 3 of those elements of luxury have become synonymous with modern safari travel in Botswana and Africa.

We love Botswana for its all-out dedication to conserving and protecting its natural resources. Nowhere else in Africa will you see wildlife on top of the agenda as it is here. We create bespoke Botswana safari holidays to travellers all over the world. Unlike most safari operators, we specialise in bespoke trips based on a combination of your desires and our team’s expertise. They’ve travelled all over Africa, and know from experience how to craft the best safari experience for you. Contact Rob or Clyde today to start planning your next adventure in Africa!

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      Uganda & Tanzania, Nov 2018
    • Patrice R

      Clyde's expertise and efficiency gave me the confidence to pursue my dream journey.

      Although I had had some experience travelling in southern Africa this trip was much more complicated than usual - five countries, many organizations, and the potential for logistical disasters ... Read more

      Patrice R
      Zimbabwe, July 2018
    • Freddie M

      An experience that surpassed all of our expectations!

      Rob (and TMA) organised a great holiday to South Africa a couple of years ago so when my girlfriend and I were discussing a trip to Africa, we didn't hesitate to get back in contact. After discussing budget and 'wish list', Rob came back with a couple of options and we decided to go for Uganda... Read more

      Freddie M
      Uganda, October 2019
    • Linda M

      Kind, attentive, knowledgeable

      I think Rob did a brilliant job, before, during and after the trip! Attention to detail, but beyond the work his sence of humanity - to sincerely offer assistance ... Read more

      Linda M
      Zanzibar, Pemba & Ethiopia, March 2020
    • Richard W

      Great advice and great delivery!

      From start to finish the attention to detail from Tailormade Africa was excellent. The pre-departure information was very extensive. Rob Morley and his team were responsive to some late alterations that we wanted to make ... Read more

      Richard W
      South Africa, Feb 2019
    • Carolyn Mc

      Trip of a lifetime, flawlessly planned with care

      My family of four worked with Clyde to create a true trip of a lifetime. Starting in South Africa, we made our way to Zimbabwe and then on to Tanzania to watch the wildebeest migration... Read more

      Carolyn Mc
      South Africa, Zimbabwe & Tanzania, July 2018
    • Julie L

      Super efficient, planned to the finest detail, no stone left unturned

      The communications from Rob Morley from the initial enquiry and subsequent booking, right up to departure date, and during the trip were incredible. Even down to the meet and greet at Jo'burg ... Read more

      Julie L
      South Africa, February 2020
    • Najah A


      We decided to go to South Africa on a relatively short notice and Clyde and his team put together a top notch itinerary tailored to us specifically ... Read more

      Najah A
      South Africa, October 2019
    • Kathryn H

      Exceeded my already high expectations!

      Clyde and the whole Tailormade Africa group exceeded my already high expectations for our trip to South Africa. Communications were extremely easy, and we were able to customise our tour to exactly what we hoped to do ... Read more

      Kathryn H
      South Africa, October 2019
    • Mel & Liz H

      One of the best holidays we have ever had.

      From initial discussions to getting off the plane when we arrived home, Tailormade Africa arranged everything we had requested in a most friendly and professional manner ... Read more

      Mel & Liz H
      South Africa, Sept 2016
    • Denise & Roy C

      Thank you so much Rob for arranging this lovely safari!

      The drive to the reserve was spectacular and the setting for the tented camp was breathtaking and the sunrise was, WOW ... Read more

      Denise & Roy C
      South Africa, Oct 2016
    • Julie & Jeremy L

      Tailormade Africa yet again did a great job putting together our recent trip.

      Their recommendations for where to go and choice of hotel/lodges was spot on. Everything worked seamlessly when we were there and everyone in our group had a great time ... Read more

      Julie & Jeremy L
      Uganda & South Africa, Dec 2016
    • Andy & Christine C

      Supportive, personal and straightforward.

      This whole South Africa holiday experience was, for us, an amazing one and these guys at Tailormade made it all so very easy. "You'll be met at Cape Town," they said and sure enough a man waiting to take us to the baggage reclaim and to our car ... Read more

      Andy & Christine C
      South Africa, Sept 2017
    • Vance

      Fabulous experience on Safari in South Africa at Ngala and Tswalu.

      The safari experiences were excellent. Tailormade Africa was careful to assess our interests and desires and recommend alternatives for accommodations and experiences ... Read more

      South Africa, Sept 2017
    • Freddie

      Tailormade Africa organised and delivered on an excellent itinerary for my holiday.

      My trip to South Africa came from an unplanned bid in a charity auction for Street Child of which Rob from Tailormade Africa had generously donated 3 nights stay in Cape Town ... Read more

      South Africa, Oct 2017
    • Anne and Andrew B

      Excellent service, demonstrating a high level of knowledge and experience, delivering top quality.

      Our experience throughout with Tailormade Africa was excellent. We felt that Clyde understood our requirements ... Read more

      Anne and Andrew B
      South Africa & Botswana, Apr 2018
    • Sarah & Jonathon A

      Unforgettable 6-week African Honeymoon!

      After some Internet research and getting ourselves very overwhelmed with 'where to start planning this trip to Africa?!' we came across Tailormade Africa. From our first email response from Rob, it was clear this was a different service to the others ... Read more

      Sarah & Jonathon A
      South Africa, Victoria Falls, Tanzania & Uganda, May 2018
    • Tommy & Keri G

      Clyde planned a trip of a lifetime that far exceeded our expectations.

      When we set out to plan our 3 week trip to Africa, we thought we knew where we wanted to go and when. After researching many companies to plan our trip ... Read more

      Tommy & Keri G
      Tanzania, Zimbabwe & South Africa, July 2018
    • Emma S

      Rob was helpful, approachable, knowledgeable about South Africa.

      All the essentials were organised following informed consultation with us, personally and by email. The accommodation was well planned and very appropriate for our needs ... Read more

      Emma S
      South Africa, Oct 2018
    • Chris & Tina

      It was everything we had hoped for.

      I am 85 years old and my wife is 78. We have done a lot of travelling over the years. We decided we would make one last big trip before we got much older. We had always talked about going to South Africa and doing a safari ... Read more

      Chris & Tina
      South Africa, Dec 2018
    • Mike R

      I thoroughly enjoyed my Tailormade Africa experience in Rwanda. The service was brilliant

      My guide (Aimable) was knowledgeable and friendly. The gorilla trekking experience was a once in a lifetime event that I will remember forever ... Read more

      Mike R
      Rwanda, Apr 2017
    • Arnie M

      The safari we booked with Tailormade Africa was truly the best trip of our lives.

      We had a telephone conversation during which Clyde Beaty determined our interests. Clyde proved to be a superb listener and offered us a tour which met our needs perfectly.... Read more

      Arnie M
      Rwanda & Tanzania, July 2019
    • Sarah & Sanusi M

      Exceptional expertise, knowledge and advice. It was clear from the beginning we were in safe hands

      The safari exceeded expectations on every possible level! All three locations, the people, guides, camps, travel, expertise, food, friendliness and everything else ... Read more

      Sarah & Sanusi M
      Rwanda, Tanzania & Zanzibar, October 2019
    • Geoff & Friends

      17 Days of action-packed adventure in amazing Rwanda.

      My name is Geoff and along with friends Anita, David and Irene we gave Rob Morley of Tailormade Africa brief to include some hiking, kayaking, mountain biking and of course gorilla trekking ... Read more
      Geoff & Friends
      Rwanda, Aug 2017
    • Trevor & Alison P

      A memorable trip!

      We were delighted with the tailor made itinerary Clyde arranged to fulfil our long held wish to combine a journey on the Rovos Rail to Victoria Falls with a safari experience in Botswana ... Read more

      Trevor & Alison P
      Rovos Rail to Victoria Falls Zimbabwe & Botswana, Nov 2018
    • Wael J

      Exceptional service with unparalleled level of attention to detail.

      Clyde at Tailormade Africa really takes the time to get to know you on personal level. Only once he's done that, he's able to recommend the right trip with the right budget. I highly recommend him ... Read more

      Wael J
      Botswana & Zambia, Aug 2018
    • Sue B & Bill Z

      Tailormade Africa perfectly crafted every single amazing detail of our return trip to Botswana!

      We trust, respect and adore our friend Clyde Beaty, co-founder of Tailormade Africa ... Read more

      Sue B & Bill Z
      Botswana, Jun 2018
    • Dilini, Bhanu & Shalinda

      Incredible experience and our best trip to date!

      This was our fourth trip to Africa and certainly our best to date. We started planning nearly two years in advance and Clyde was with us every step of the way sharing his personal experiences and ideas ... Read more

      Dilini, Bhanu & Shalinda
      Botswana, Mar 201
    • Andrea B

      We were completely satisfied with everything.

      Clyde was informative, knowledgable, personable and even called us at home in the US to discuss our requirements ... Read more

      Andrea B
      Botswana & Zimbabwe, May 2017
    • Sandra Fox

      I found them willing to discuss which trips are suitable for my requirements.

      They are very aware of costs and the type of experience you want, I was looked after very well met off the plane, directed to my small aircraft, looked after in every camp ... Read more

      Sandra Fox
      Botswana, Feb 2017
    • Tricia O

      Truly the Holiday of a Lifetime

      It was a great pleasure planning our holiday to Zimbabwe & Botswana with Clyde as he has a huge amount of expertise and an in-depth knowledge of the countries which we lacked and needed advice about and he was extremely eager to help us get things right ... Read more

      Tricia O
      Botswana & Zimbabwe, Aug 2019
    • Murray & Denise W

      What an Amazing Nine Week Trip!!

      Right from the beginning, we were very impressed with their wealth of knowledge for our destinations (Madagascar, Botswana, Zimbabwe and Namibia) and how quickly they identified our needs and designed an itinerary that was within our budget.... Read more

      Murray & Denise W
      Madagascar, Botswana, Zimbabwe and Namibia, July 2019
    • Bailly N

      Clyde and his team at Tailormade Africa were amazing, and provided the exact trip we wanted!

      Excellent communication from start to finish. We never felt pressured during the booking process and all contact was on our terms... Read more

      Bailly N
      Botswana, March 2021
    • Simon

      A holiday of a lifetime!

      From the outset, Clyde has been fantastic. He tried very hard to understand our brief and came up with suggestions that we would never have considered on our own. He was flexible and willing to make changes ... Read more

      South Africa, Botswana & Zimbabwe (Victoria Falls), Dec 2018
    • Anne & Mal B

      We asked for a 'holiday of a lifetime' we got it and so much more.

      From the very first telephone conversation with Rob Morleyat Tailormade Africa, he understood who we were and what we wanted ... Read more

      Anne & Mal B
      Uganda, Kenya & Pemba Island, July 2018
    • Andy R

      A very successful trip, with extremely high quality advice, planning and execution from TMA.

      Clyde jumped into action at very short notice, quickly understood our preferences and put together a carefully thought-out itinerary ... Read more

      Andy R
      Kenya, Feb 2018
    • Hiba

      Everything from the planning to the holiday itself was seamless.

      Extremely helpful and communicative team...the support and organization was beyond expectations even throughout the trip. The Safari itself was excellent...clean and safe and very knowledgeable guides ... Read more

      Masai Mara (Kenya), Feb 2017
    • Taimoor

      Impeccably organised trip!

      Clyde and the Tailormade Africa team really did a great job for us! Before our departure where we were given beautifully personalised dashboards of the trip to come. The flight to the Masai Mara was convenient and quick and our fantastic guide (and now friend) was waiting for us ... Read more

      Masai Mara (Kenya), Feb 2017
    • Catherine W & Diosmer R

      We had an absolutely AMAZING time

      It exceeded all expectations. It's certainly a trip we will never forget, we didn't want to leave ... Read more

      Catherine W & Diosmer R
      Kenya, Aug 2016
    • Marie M

      Overall it was a wonderful experience. A definitive bucket list vacation.

      Rob did an excellent job setting up our vacation. He was quick to answer emails and called several times to make sure our communication was complete ... Read more

      Marie M
      Kenya & Tanzania, Oct 2018
    • John & Tracy S with their children

      Communications were very good throughout the booking process with nothing being too much trouble.

      We originally planned to go to Madagascar ... Read more

      John & Tracy S with their children
      Mauritius, Aug 2017
    • Michelle & Phil L

      An unforgettable trip to Madagascar!

      This was our second time to Africa. Madagascar was different than mainland Africa and it exceeded our expectations! Rob's knowledge of Madagascar was valuable for all stages of planning ... Read more

      Michelle & Phil L
      Madagascar, Oct 2018



    Please note these trips are only meant to serve as a guideline, we tailor make your dream safari to suit your needs and requirements.