Botswana Tours and Safaris

Discover Botswana's spectacular scenery and wonderful wildlife with our camping and lodge safaris, and our terrific tailor-made safari holidays.

Blessed with pristine wilderness, iconic landscapes, healthy game populations, an abundance of bird life, and one of the oldest surviving cultures on Earth, Botswana is a dream safari destination. There's an incredible variety of natural wonderlands to explore from the vast, UNESCO-listed waterways of the Okavango Delta where the vegetation forms small islands to provide an oasis for wildlife, to the expansive Kalahari Desert marked by vibrant orange sand dunes and grassy shrubs where the popular meerkat lives in extended family circles.

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There's also the Makgadikgadi National Park, which comprises one of the world's largest salt pans, a stark, featureless terrain that could easily pass as the surface of another planet. With a history of political stability and successful conservation efforts, Botswana is a safe and rewarding place to enjoy your safari adventure.

Discover Botswana on an exciting overland expedition camping in national parks or sample some of the country's low-impact lodges on a small group tour or tailor-made holiday that covers many of the best places.

Botswana Overland Camping Safaris

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Tailor-made Holidays

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.

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.

Botswana tour reviews

Scoring an average traveller rating of 4.72 out of 5 based on 53 recent reviews — See All Botswana Reviews

The trip was awesome. From the airport pick up to our guides escorting some of us to the border so we could leave early (corona :( )

We saw so many things and a great variety. We were safe and very well fed. Moonya? kept us happy and healthy with delicious mushroom sauce and yummy peanut cabbage. There was always a vegetarian option.

Becky keep us safe on the road and was an excellent driver and helped me with my tent.

Gift keep us organized and informed with a great sense of humour. His love of Africa always shone through. I did find some parts a bit slow. I did not really enjoy so many idle afternoons but some in the group did.The truck should have curtains and some small repairs to the seats but was pretty comfortable for the most part. A source of power in the back would make life much easier.

Campsites were almost all excellent. I was in a great group and the three weeks flew by.

I cannot say enough good things about our crew. A great trip.”  

Yvonne Koskamp • Submitted 19 Mar 2020

Exceptional experience of Southern Africa - Exceptional service and spot on itinerary, have used On The Go many times before and shall do again. Never an issue with any booking ”  

Isaac Weir • Submitted 13 Mar 2020

Just to say the tour was superb - mainly due to the Crew Tabisha, Jacob (driver) and Ben (cook). They were first rate.

I have lived and worked in East Africa, mainly Kenya, for many years. During this time I have traveled extensively with friends and independently. I didn’t know what to expect from the overland experience.

I loved it and can’t wait to continue to explore - hopefully next time through Namibia.

Thank you again to your amazing staff on the ground. ”  

Shelagh Illingworth • Submitted 27 Jan 2020

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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 just an hour's drive from Victoria Falls, the park is home to an enormous elephant population 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.

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

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, 11,700 sq km national park and enjoy a river cruise to see elephants making their way across the Chobe River.

Okavango Delta

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

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 National Park

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.

Booking your Botswana tour from United Kingdom

To book your tour to Botswana, please call us on 020-7371-1113, email us at info@onthegotours.com or book online. Alternatively, we work with a number of travel agents, so you can book through your travel agent if you prefer. Recent travel agents that booked a trip to Botswana with us:

Camden - Flight Centre

1A Parkway, Camden, London, UK
020 7485 1570
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Regent Street - Flight Centre

5 Regent Street, London, UK
020 7925 1114
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Clapham Northcote - Flight Centre

16 Northcote Road, Battersea, London, UK
0208 1319 221
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Clapham Common - Flight Centre

Flight Centre Clapham Common, 6 The Pavement, London, UK
0207 720 4281
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