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BOTSWANA
SAFARIS & PHOTOGRAPHIC TOURS

Botswana is a landlocked country located in Southern Africa, known for its stable political environment, vibrant wildlife, and stunning landscapes. Botswana is situated in the heart of Southern Africa, bordered by Namibia to the west and north, Zimbabwe to the northeast, Zambia to the north, and South Africa to the south/southeast.

Botswana's tourism industry is a growing sector, attracting visitors with its rich biodiversity, including national parks and game reserves. Safaris are popular activities, and the country is known for its commitment to sustainable tourism practices. Botswana is a prime destination for those who would like to see the African big 5. 

Botswana's commitment to good governance, economic stability, and conservation efforts has contributed to its positive standing in the region and globally.

The best times to visit Botswana are between May to the end of September.

Capital City - Gaborone

International Airport/s - Sir Seretse Khama & Kasane International Airports (GBE / BBK)

Economic Stability - Stable

Official Language - English

Crime - Low

Currency - Botswana Pula (US Dollars Accepted)

Health Care - Private Hospitals are well equipped.

Malaria - Yes (all areas our safaris visit)

Vaccinations - Recommended (consult your medical professional) 

Photo Safari Company - Leopard - Chobe - Botswana.

MAY - JUNE

Cool & Dry Season

Autumn / Winter

TEMPERATURES

May - June | Cool

Wintery cool.

WEATHER

Temperatures are cooling down.

Early mornings temps 8°C

Afternoons mid 20°C

Nights 12°C.

GAME VIEWING

May - June | Good

BEST PHOTOGRAPHY TIMES

Early mornings & late afternoons.

Night times for nocturnal animals, especially cats and hyena.

GAME MOVEMENTS

The bush is beginning to dry out. Water sources in the bush are lessening, therefore game are starting to venture to viewing waterholes.

ANIMALS

Big 5 (Lion, Buffalo, Elephant, Rhino,  Leopard)

Elephant | Antelope | Cats | Hyena | Wild Dog | Birds | Reptiles

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JULY - AUGUST

Cool & Dry Season

Autumn / Winter

TEMPERATURES

July - August | Pleasant

Warming Up.

WEATHER

Temperatures are cool.

Early mornings temps 7°C,

Afternoons mid 20°C

Nights 16°C.

GAME VIEWING

July - August | Great

 

Good amounts of game around.

BEST PHOTOGRAPHY TIMES

Early mornings & late afternoons.

Night times for nocturnal animals, especially cats and hyena.

GAME MOVEMENTS

The bush is dry. Water sources in the bush are lessening, therefore game venture to viewing waterholes.

ANIMALS

Big 5 (Lion, Buffalo, Elephant, Rhino,  Leopard)

Elephant | Antelope | Cats | Hyena | Wild Dog | Birds | Reptiles

Photo Safari Company - Elephant - Hwange - Zimabwe.

SEPTEMBER - NOVEMBER

Hot & Dry Season

Summer

TEMPERATURES

September - November | Hot

Hottest months.

WEATHER

Temperatures are cooling down.

Early mornings temps 14°C

Afternoons Mid/high 30°C

Nights 15°C.

GAME VIEWING

September - November | Exceptional

Best time of the year to see game.

BEST PHOTOGRAPHY TIMES

Early mornings & late afternoons.

Night times for nocturnal animals, especially cats and hyena.

GAME MOVEMENTS

The bush is very dry. Water sources in the bush are scarce, therefore game frequent viewing waterholes throughout the day & night.

ANIMALS

Big 5 (Lion, Buffalo, Elephant, Rhino,  Leopard)

Elephant | Antelope | Cats | Hyena | Wild Dog | Birds | Reptiles

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