Botswana Tours and Safari Holidays

Discover the pristine wilderness of Botswana with our range of camping and lodge safaris as well as bespoke tailor-made safari holidays.

As a land of untamed wilderness, spectacular landscapes, incredible wildlife and dramatic natural contrast, Botswana is a dream holiday destination unlike any other. From the endless stretches of the Kalahari Desert and the shimmering salt pans of Makgadikgadi, to the labyrinth of lush waterways in the Okavango Delta and abundance of wildlife in Chobe National Park, there is plenty to see and experiences to be had in this Southern African country.

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While Botswana may be a sparsely populated country, its many fascinating tribes give it great cultural diversity. Here you can meet the Bushmen, thought to be one of the oldest cultures in the world, whose lifestyle has remained largely unchanged since the middle Stone Age. Botswana remains a refreshingly untouched destination providing an authentic and unique safari experience whether it's an overland camping safari or a tailor-made safari of your own design visiting all the top spots.

Top Botswana Travel Deals and Upcoming Tours

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Botswana Untouched - 13 days Johannesburg, South Africa 04 Oct 2018 USD $4,577 was $5,085 10% off Botswana Untouched - 13 days Map
Wildlife, Falls and Beaches - 27 days Nairobi, Kenya 27 Aug 2018 USD $3,195 Wildlife, Falls and Beaches - 27 days Map
Jo'burg to Falls - 12 Days Johannesburg, South Africa 28 Aug 2018 USD $895 Jo'burg to Falls - 12 Days Map
Kruger to Kenya - 33 days Johannesburg, South Africa 28 Aug 2018 USD $2,595 Kruger to Kenya - 33 days Map
The Big Overlander Northbound - 47 days Johannesburg, South Africa 28 Aug 2018 USD $3,695 The Big Overlander Northbound - 47 days Map

Our Botswana Tours

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Discover the best time to visit Botswana and the Okavango Delta with our guideNamibia to Falls - 10 days Map

Namibia to Falls

Trip Type : Overland Camping Safaris
10 days | FROM USD $795

Depart Windhoek on a 10 day safari through Botswana. Meet the San...

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San Bushmen | Botswana | AfricaFalls to Namibia - 10 days Map

Falls to Namibia

Trip Type : Overland Camping Safaris
10 days | FROM USD $795

Kick off at Victoria Falls, get up close to the wildlife rich Chobe...

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Victoria Falls | Zimbabwe & Zambia | AfricaJo'burg to Falls - 12 Days Map

Jo'burg to Falls

Trip Type : Overland Camping Safaris
12 Days | FROM USD $895

Kicking off in Jo'burg and South Africa's world famous Kruger National...

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Victoria Falls | Zimbabwe & Zambia | AfricaFalls to Joburg - 12 days Map

Falls to Joburg

Trip Type : Overland Camping Safaris
12 days | FROM USD $895

Kicking off at the majestic Victoria Falls in Zimbabwe and travelling...

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Rhinos | African Safaris | AfricaZimbabwe to Zanzibar - 16 days Map

Zimbabwe to Zanzibar

Trip Type : Overland Camping Safaris
16 days | FROM USD $1,295

Starting off at the magnificent Victoria Falls in Zimbabwe, travel...

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Zanzibar to Zimbabwe

Trip Type : Overland Camping Safaris
16 days | FROM USD $1,295

From Dar es Salaam, enjoy sun, sea and sand on the tropical island of...

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Zebras drinking | African Safaris | AfricaCape to Falls - 22 days Map

Cape to Falls

Trip Type : Overland Camping Safaris
22 days | FROM USD $1,295

From Cape Town to the adventure capital of the world, Victoria Falls,...

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Western Cape Beach | South Africa | AfricaFalls to Cape - 22 days Map

Falls to Cape

Trip Type : Overland Camping Safaris
22 days | FROM USD $1,295

Southern Africa at its best. Kick off at Victoria Falls, spot game at...

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Running Cheetah | African Safaris | AfricaWildlife Express - 22 days Map

Wildlife Express

Trip Type : Overland Camping Safaris
22 days | FROM USD $1,695

Take a walk on the wild side. Track the African elephant, lion,...

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Lioness | African Safari | AfricaWildlife Express Northbound - 22 days Map

Wildlife Express Northbound

Trip Type : Overland Camping Safaris
22 days | FROM USD $1,695

Take a walk on the wild side. Track the African elephant, lion,...

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Lioness and Cub | Safari | AfricaWildlife, Falls and Beaches - 27 days Map

Wildlife, Falls and Beaches

Trip Type : Overland Camping Safaris
27 days | FROM USD $2,995

Starting in Nairobi and ending at the thunderous Victoria Falls, take...

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Leopard in a tree | African Safaris | AfricaKenya to Kruger - 33 days Map

Kenya to Kruger

Trip Type : Overland Camping Safaris
33 days | FROM USD $2,195

Enjoy a real African adventure, from Nairobi to Johannesburg. Check...

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Male Lions | African Safaris | AfricaKruger to Kenya - 33 days Map

Kruger to Kenya

Trip Type : Overland Camping Safaris
33 days | FROM USD $2,195

Enjoy a real African adventure, from Johannesburg to Nairobi. Check...

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Herd of Elephants | Africa Safaris | AfricaBig Five Safari Explorer - 36 days Map

Big Five Safari Explorer

Trip Type : Overland Camping Safaris
36 days | FROM USD $2,695

Adventure overdrive. Trekking for gorilla, game-spotting, kicking back...

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Elephants | Africa Overland Safaris | AfricaBig Five Explorer Safari Northbound - 36 days Map

Big Five Explorer Safari Northbound

Trip Type : Overland Camping Safaris
36 days | FROM USD $2,695

Starting at Victoria Falls, Africa's adrenaline capital and finishing...

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Okavango Delta | Botswana | AfricaAn African Adventure - 37 days Map

An African Adventure

Trip Type : Overland Camping Safaris
37 days | FROM USD $2,395

See the best of Africa, from its magnificent craters, dune-filled...

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Dune 45 | Sossusvlei | NamibiaAn African Adventure Southbound - 37 days Map

An African Adventure Southbound

Trip Type : Overland Camping Safaris
37 days | FROM USD $2,395

See the best of Africa, from its magnificent craters, dune-filled...

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Table Mountain | Cape Town | South Africa | AfricaKenya to Cape - 43 days Map

Kenya to Cape

Trip Type : Overland Camping Safaris
43 days | FROM USD $2,695

Embark on an overland journey across almost half the African...

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Cape to Kenya

Trip Type : Overland Camping Safaris
43 days | FROM USD $2,695

Embark on an overland journey across almost half the African Continent...

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Zebras | African Safaris | AfricaThe Big Overlander - 47 days Map

The Big Overlander

Trip Type : Overland Camping Safaris
47 days | FROM USD $3,495

Experience the contrasts and raw appeal of this majestic continent up...

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Baboon and baby | African Safaris | AfricaThe Big Overlander Northbound - 47 days Map

The Big Overlander Northbound

Trip Type : Overland Camping Safaris
47 days | FROM USD $3,495

Experience the contrasts and raw appeal of this majestic continent up...

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Lions in Samburu National Park | Kenya | AfricaGreat African Expedition - 57 days Map

Great African Expedition

Trip Type : Overland Camping Safaris
57 days | FROM USD $3,895

An epic expedition that heads south from Kenya via Uganda to Cape...

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Samburu Tribe | Kenya | AfricaGreat African Expedition North - 57 days Map

Great African Expedition North

Trip Type : Overland Camping Safaris
57 days | FROM USD $3,895

An epic 57 day expedition travelling through South Africa, Namibia,...

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Falls, Botswana and Kruger - 12 days Map

Falls, Botswana and Kruger

Trip Type : Overland Accommodated Safaris
12 days | FROM USD $3,195

ACCOMMODATED OVERLAND TOUR: Explore some of Southern Africa's most...

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Kruger, Botswana and Falls - 12 days Map

Kruger, Botswana and Falls

Trip Type : Overland Accommodated Safaris
12 days | FROM USD $3,195

ACCOMMODATED OVERLAND TOUR: This 12 day Accommodated Overland tour...

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Falls, Deltas and Dunes - 22 days Map

Falls, Deltas and Dunes

Trip Type : Overland Accommodated Safaris
22 days | FROM USD $5,495

ACCOMMODATED OVERLAND TOUR: Travelling south from Victoria Falls,...

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Dunes, Deltas and Falls - 22 days Map

Dunes, Deltas and Falls

Trip Type : Overland Accommodated Safaris
22 days | FROM USD $5,495

ACCOMMODATED OVERLAND TOUR: From Table Mountain to Victoria Falls,...

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Baby Elephant Running | Namibia | On The Go ToursNamibia, Botswana and Falls - 15 days Map

Namibia, Botswana and Falls

Trip Type : Lodge Accommodated Safaris
15 days | FROM USD $3,995

Embark upon an amazing 2 week adventure in Southern Africa. From...

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Victoria Falls Bridge | Zimbabwe | On The Go ToursFalls, Botswana and Namibia - 15 days Map

Falls, Botswana and Namibia

Trip Type : Lodge Accommodated Safaris
15 days | FROM USD $3,995

Heading south from the majestic Victoria Falls venture through the...

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Elephants | African Safaris | AfricaElephant Lodge Safari - 7 days Map

Elephant Lodge Safari

Trip Type : Lodge Accommodated Safaris
7 days | FROM USD $3,725

A 7 day lodge safari combining the thundering Victoria Falls and two...

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Elephant Lodge Safari 2019 - 7 days Map

Elephant Lodge Safari 2019

Trip Type : Lodge Accommodated Safaris
7 days | FROM USD $2,595

Enjoy game drives in two of the world's finest national parks - Chobe...

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Herd of Elephants | African Safaris | AfricaBotswana Lodge Explorer - 10 days Map

Botswana Lodge Explorer

Trip Type : Lodge Accommodated Safaris
10 days | FROM USD $2,995

Discover some of the best Botswana has to offer including Moremi Game...

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Botswana Lodge Explorer 2019 - 11 days Map

Botswana Lodge Explorer 2019

Trip Type : Lodge Accommodated Safaris
11 days | FROM USD $2,995

Starting in Maun take in the best of Botswana from the fascinating...

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Botswana Untouched

Trip Type : Lodge Accommodated Safaris
13 days | FROM USD $3,995

From Jo’burg to Victoria Falls, game drive through Botswana’s...

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Namib Naukluft | Namibia | AfricaDelta & Desert Discovery - 17 days Map

Delta & Desert Discovery

Trip Type : Lodge Accommodated Safaris
17 days | FROM USD $5,835

Discover the natural beauty of Namibia and some of Africa's best game...

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Fish River Canyon | NamibiaCape, Namibia & Falls - 24 Days Map

Cape, Namibia & Falls

Trip Type : Lodge Accommodated Safaris
24 Days | FROM USD $4,995

Spend 3 weeks travelling from Cape Town to Victoria Falls. Traverse...

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The Kalahari in Namibia | AfricaFalls, Namibia & Cape - 24 Days Map

Falls, Namibia & Cape

Trip Type : Lodge Accommodated Safaris
24 Days | FROM USD $4,995

Head south from Victoria Falls in Zimbabwe to Africa's 'Mother City'...

Our Botswana Trip Types

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Botswana Overland Camping Safaris

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Discover Botswana's incredible wildlife on an overland safari camping in the country's prime national parks and travelling aboard expedition-style trucks with a crew of three - a driver, cook and guide.

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All of our Botswana camping safaris also include time spent at the spectacular Victoria Falls with trips ranging from 10-57 days that cover the best of Botswana and more of Africa.

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Botswana Overland Accommodated Safaris

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Explore the stunning scenery and remote wilderness of Botswana on our Overland Accommodated Safaris, visiting the lush surrounds of Chobe National Park and the Okovango Delta.

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We will travel through the dramatic natural landscape of Southern Africa on one of our overland trucks, these large modified vehicles are perfect for navigating the differing terrains encountered during these itineraries. At the end of each day you’ll have the reassurance of retiring to a comfortable bed to rest and recharge for another day of excitement.

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Botswana Lodge Accommodated Safaris

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With a few more creature comforts than those offered on our camping trips, our Botswana lodge accommodated safaris are small group tours with a maximum of 10-16 travellers.

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Travel in European-standard vehicles with an experienced local guide, enjoy game drives in fully equipped safari 4x4 trucks and unwind each night in 3-4 star standard lodges and hotels.

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Botswana Tailor-made Safaris

Plan Your Dream Holiday

If you are looking for a bespoke safari adventure to Botswana then give our tailor-made team a call. Our Africa experts are on hand to put together your perfect Botswana safari holiday.

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Whether you want to explore the Kalahari, fly over the Okavango Delta or go in search of wildlife in Chobe National Park – we’re on hand to help create your once in a lifetime trip to Botswana. Just let us know where you want to go, how long you want to stay and what accommodation you're after and we'll do the rest.

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Botswana tour reviews

Scoring an average traveller rating of 4.69 out of 5 based on 52 recent reviews — See All Botswana Reviews

I was one of 6 people that travelled 57 days on the Great African Expedition from Nairobi, Kenya to Capetown, South Africa.

What an absolutely fantastic trip, from day 1 to the end. We saw the "big 5" multiple times and met some lovely people along the way.

I've got nothing but high praise for our Group Leader, Hes, similarly, Malinga, our cook, was a terrific guy that kept us well fed in sometimes difficult circumstances. Finally, Steve, our driver, was exceptional and kept us safe all the way.

Overall, I had a Fantastic time.

I was the oldest guy on the the truck and had an unbelievably incredible time.”  

Ken Parker • Submitted 31 Jul 2018

Amazing trip, the crew were one of the best parts, made it so much fun and no problems at all. ”  

Anna Lawless • Submitted 27 Jul 2018

Amazing, we saw & did everything we wanted to on this tour from giraffes gracefully dancing in the moonlight to the Big 5 up close and personal. This tour was the best tour my husband and I have ever done. We are avid travellers and always wanted to do a Safari the best way to do it is with On The Go! Our team was Will, Mama, and Frans the best team trio to guide any one on this tour. Will knew everything about anything, Frans is a careful and very helpful driver, with safety as priority and Mama - what an amazing cook. This tour offers any type of traveller an unforgettable experience. The sites, the parks, the campgrounds, the people, will forever remain in our most cherished memories!

This company is one of the most professional, personable, and client-oriented companies that we have ever booked with. The company even arranged for my husband's birthday to be celebrated while in camp. A birthday cake appeared after dinner and everyone broke out into singing Happy Birthday, truly made us feel special.

We are planning another trip to Africa in the near future and will absolutely go with On The Go again.”  

Kalli Doulos • Submitted 15 Jul 2018

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Go wild in Chobe National Park
Botswana's premier wildlife experience

Home to one of the largest concentrations of game in Africa, Chobe National Park is Botswana's most popular and rewarding wildlife destination. Located in the north and just an hour's drive from Victoria Falls, the park is home to a large population of elephant that are characterised by their short tusks due to brittle ivory. As well as ample wildlife spotting opportunities, the Chobe River also offers the chance to enjoy a safari from the water's surface.

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Highlights of our Botswana safaris

From arid desert landscapes to sublime inland waterways, Botswana is home to an incredible wealth of natural beauty with plenty of national parks and game reserves offering incredible safari experiences. Here's some of what you can expect on one of our Botswana safari tours.

Chobe National Park

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Herd of elephant along the banks of the Chobe River in Chobe National Park, Botswana

Go in search of Botswana's resident wildlife with a game drive across its very first national park and enjoy a river cruise to see elephants making their way across the Chobe River.

Okavango Delta

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Travellers riding a traditional mokoro dugout canoe on the Okavango Delta in Botswana, a highlight o

Enjoy a leisurely mokoro canoe ride on the lily-strewn canals of the Okavango Delta, the world's largest inland river delta supporting an incredible variety of wildlife including rhino and cheetah.

Moremi Game Reserve

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Lion sitting in the long grass of Moremi Game Reserve in Botswana, which features on our Botswana sa

Explore the western side of the Moremi Game Reserve on morning and afternoon game drives with the chance to spot buffalo, giraffe, lion, leopard and plenty of bird species.

Makgadikgadi Pans

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The arid and deserted landscape of the Makgadikgadi Pans in Botswana, which features on our Botswana

Take a guided stroll through baobab groves and learn all about the local ecology, geology and unique biology of one of the world's largest salt pans at the Makgadikgadi Pans National Park.