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Botswana Retreats

Botswana is undeniably famed for some of the most unique game viewing experiences in the sub-Sahara. From the mazed waterways of the Okavango Delta to deserted salt pans further south, Botswana guarantees a safari adventure of a lifetime and encounters with the Big Five.

Explore our Botswana highlights below for inspiration or submit an enquiry and we'll get right back to you.

Botswana Highlights

Discover Botswana's highlights by clicking on the interactive areas of the map.

We design itineraries entirely around your needs so speak with a retreat designer today to plan your perfect retreat.

When to Visit Botswana

Botswana offers rare game viewing opportunities and incredible birdlife year-round.

Game viewing is at its best during Botswana’s winter months of May to October, when little rain makes for excellent land-based drives as well as river viewings. Temperatures are enjoyably hot, between 25 - 30°C and animals are seen in abundance as they congregate near water sources. June to September is a particularly pleasant time to visit, when the Okavango River floods, rain is rare and there are fewer mosquitos. 

Between October and April, temperatures rise to their hottest levels, sometimes as high as 40°C. Greener surroundings take over and high predatory action resulting from antelopes giving birth, make for some thrilling viewing opportunities. November to April is when rainfall is at its heaviest, especially in January and February offering some relief from the heat. The rains ease up from March to May and give way to bluer skies with few clouds and pleasant temperatures. 

We design itineraries entirely around your needs so speak with a retreat designer today to plan your perfect retreat.

Getting to Botswana

Flights from the UK to Botswana vary in journey time based on your carrier and require connecting flights via Johannesburg or Cape Town. Speak to your retreat designer about turning a Cape Town or Johannesburg stopover into a short stay of its own, as part of an exciting South Africa - Botswana multi-centre itinerary.

From Johannesburg or Cape Town, you’ll arrive into Maun Airport or Kasane International Airport before a light aircraft transfers you to your lodge, giving you the opportunity to take in the Okavango Delta from the spectacular view above.

Itineraries which start with trips to Victoria Falls will arrive into Victoria Falls Airport or Livingstone Airport, both of which can be reached directly from Johannesburg in just under 2 hours. 

We design itineraries entirely around your needs so speak with a retreat designer today to plan your perfect retreat.

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