Botswana is nature's own paradise, seemingly designed only for that purpose. Of all Africa's countries Botswana is one of optimism and stability; it supports some of the most breathtaking Game Reserves, largely untouched by man, offering the adventure traveller and naturalist huge and contrasting opportunities.View map
Whether you are looking for a top of the range family holiday with uniqueaccommodationand safari activities, fishing and riding safarisor the busy part of a romantichoneymoon,the richness of Botswana cannot fail to inspire.
Visit the lush Okavango Delta, with doom palms etched on every horizon, alive with astonishing birds and game; Islands built on termite mounds and glistening waterways through papyrus; the magnificent Makgadikgadi Pans famous for the atmospheric moonscape and ancient baobab trees.
There is the dry Kalahari Desert inhabited by nomadic hunters and gatherers surrounded by great regions of Savannah teaming with wild life around the salt pans, the great Limpopo River and the vast Mashatu Game Reserve. Not forgetting, the many elephants in the Chobe region, the Moremi Wildlife Reserve and over the border in
the magnificent, thundering Victoria Falls displays nature's awesome power in all its splendour ... perfect for the adventure lover!
Selinda Explorer's Camp
Experience true luxury amidst the wilds of nature and re-live the bygone days of the early explorers.
A new camp, with just 4 tents, designed in the style of the early explorers, is now available to Travel Africa clients.
Located in a wonderfully remote and exclusive location in the 320,000 acre Selinda Reserve, tents are furnished with Campaign furniture, Persian rugs, sherry decanters, flush toilets and bucket showers. An open-sided mess tent provides comfort in a bedouin style.
Activities ... will be "back to nature" with guided walking, day and night drives and canoeing being the main focus.
Riding safaris in Botswana
are some of the most exciting and true to nature you will ever experience. Whether camping under the stars, in a tented camp or staying in an exclusive wilderness lodge, you can guarantee the guides are extremely knowledgeable and have a passion for their country which they will pass on to you. One provider even offers activities for non-riders - great for those with a non-riding partner or group of mixed abilities.
The government policy of low impact tourism has ensured that the wilderness remains pristine making this a more expensive country to visit but worth every penny. Please plan in advance as the lodges get booked early.
Watch these stunning videos filmed in Botswana
Abu Camp's Elephants; National Geographic's 'The Last Lions' and Abu Camp introduces a new arrival!