Regions of Botswana

Botswana’s diverse and unspoilt landscapes ensure it remains one of Africa’s top safari destinations. Its wetlands and rivers support some of the highest wildlife densities in Africa; its savannahs are the stage for big cats, wild dogs and dramatic migrations.

But Botswana is the size of France and its best safari destinations are scattered across the northern half of the country. Some regions of Botswana are at their best in the dry season; others during the green summer months. If you’re planning a Botswana safari, you’ll need to find out where to go for the kind of experience you want.

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Okavango Delta

A vast, pristine wetland of staggering beauty, the Okavango Delta is packed with wildlife throughout the year. There are water and land-based camps as well as lodges in exclusive-use concessions. Read more about the Okavango Delta

Chobe National Park

Chobe is most famous for its dry-season game viewing on the Chobe River when elephants gather in quite extraordinary numbers. Enjoy 4X4 drives, river cruises and boat-based game viewing. The summer birding is phenomenal! Read more about the Chobe National Park

Savuti Region

Famous for its lions and hyenas, Chobe’s Savuti region is a year-round predator paradise and great for elephants in the dry season. A dramatic zebra migration makes Savuti rewarding during the summer months too. Read more about the Savuti Region

Moremi Game Reserve

Protecting much of the Okavango Delta, Moremi is known for its amazing bird watching and game viewing – leopards and wild dogs are among the highlights. You’ll explore it by 4X4 and boat. Read more about the Moremi Game Reserve

Linyanti Region

Hidden between the Okavango Delta and the Chobe, Linyanti’s wild wetlands are best visited in the dry season. Elephants, wild dogs and big cats are the main draw cards and the bird watching is excellent. Read more about the Linyanti Region


Often overlooked, the Kalahari rewards visitors with dramatic game viewing and beautiful landscapes all year round. It’s especially good in early summer and several lodges offer interactive walks with San Bushmen. Read more about the Kalahari