Botswana is undoubtedly one of the most spectacular countries, full of wonder and adventure with a multitude of the most sought-after Game Reserves. With its vast wilderness that stretches through the Kalahari and along the Okavango Delta, Botswana's unspoiled natural beauty is like no other compared to most safari destinations, so travel to Botswana where dreams come to life!
Botswana is a country located in the centre of southern Africa, which borders Namibia to the west and the north, South Africa to the south and south-east, and the countries of Zambia and Zimbabwe to the north-east. Botswana was British-colonized and was known as Bechuanaland until the time it got its independence on 30 September 1966 under the leadership of Botswana's first president Seretse Khama. Gaborone is the capital and the largest city of Botswana, and its currency is the Botswana Pula (BWP).
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Botswana is known for its natural heritage, rich culture, and its most welcoming hospitality, but above all it is known for its amazing safari game parks which are among Africa's best safari destinations.
The Okavango Delta which is home to the ‘Big Five’ game animals is known for its seasonal flooding plains that become habitats for the wild, because of the abundance of vegetation and water.
On the east side of the Okavango Delta, there is the Moremi Game Reserve, which in 2008 was famously voted the best Game Reserve in Africa.
The Chobe National Park, which is such a paradise, is the third-largest national park in Botswana, and a variety of animals are accessible in this park, because it has the Chobe River flowing through it.
There are endless safari activities to be enjoyed in this park, including guided game drives, walking safaris, canoeing safaris for those tourists who want an up-close experience with the hippos and crocodiles, and not forgetting the bird-watching tours for the bird lovers.
Chobe has a variety of famous wild birds that will make any bird enthusiast’s dreams come true when face-to-face with the African finfoot, the Long-toed Lapwing or the beautiful pennant-winged nightjar. Travel to Botswana and see the world at its best!
As of 2019, the population of Botswana was 2.304 million, equivalent to 0.03% of the world's population.
Christianity is the most predominant religion in Botswana with half of the population being independent and protestant Christians, and the other half practising traditional beliefs.
(Bantu language) Se Tswana is Botswana's national language that is widely spoken by the Tswana people. The second official language spoken by most throughout the country is English.
The second official language spoken by most throughout the country is English.
The climate in Botswana is for the most part hot and dry throughout the year.The months of May to October, considered as their winter, get cool in the mornings to around 10 degrees celsius, and the afternoon temperature gets to about 28 degrees celsius. The months of June, July and August tend to have morning temperatures of around 6 degrees celsius and below freezing night temperaturesSeptember and October are the very hot months, with the rainy season being in November and April.