Your Botswana Travel Experts
The Republic of Botswana is a landlocked nation in southern Africa. Formerly known as the British protectorate of Bechuanaland, it is bordered by South Africa, Namibia, Zambia and Zimbabwe. The economy is closely tied to South Africa. The country is dominated by the Kalahari Desert, which covers up to 70% of the land surface of the country.
The Okavango Delta is the largest inland delta in the world, offers great scenic beauty and sustains phenomenal numbers of wildlife,both water based such as crocodile, hippo and various fish species to plains game; all of which can be viewed from game vehicles and various types of waterborne craft.
The summer season begins in November and ends in March. It usually brings very high temperatures. However, summer is also the rainy season, and cloud coverage and rain can cool things down considerably, although only usually for a short period of time. The prime winter travel season begins in May and ends in August. This is also the dry season when virtually no rainfall occurs. Winter days are invariably sunny and warm; however, evening and night temperatures can drop below freezing point in some areas, especially in the southwest.
Our seasoned and experienced Botswana Travel
consultants will guide you through the booking process of booking your safari based on your requirements, budgets and expectations.
Safaris in Botswana
We offer various styles of travel in Botswana
from walking and overlanding to luxury camping and fly in safaris. Each type of travel has its own advantages, designed to suit your needs, requirements and budget.
The best time to travel Botswana is May to October, when the Okavango Delta is in flood and the temperatures are cooler.
The Uyaphi team is at your service to design your bespoke safari in Botswana.
Lodges in Botswana
Botswana, known as the jewel of Africa; untouched and unspoilt and home to some of Africa's most diverse wildlife and scenery.
Home of such iconic destinations as the Kalahari Desert, the Okavango Delta and the shimmering salt pans of Makgadikgadi. The variety of habitats is matched by its diverse wildlife, a true haven for explorers.
The Uyaphi team offers you a complete selection of camps and lodges to suit your bespoke Botswana travel requirements.
11 Day Great Wilderness Safari
From US$ 7890.00
: 11 Days
The crème de la crème of all safaris, 11 days of pure bliss exploring all that has made Botswana world famous. Flying from lodge to lodge and area to area, this safari offers you the wildlife and birdlife of the Okavango Delta, Khwai Game Reserve, the famed Linyanti swamps and the Chobe and Zambezi rivers including the mighty Victoria Falls. This safari come highly recommended by us at Uyaphi.com.
10 Day Authentic Botswana
From US$ 2860.00
: 10 Days
Our top selling camping safari, starting in Maun and ending in Victoria Falls to Maun. This safari offers the very best of what is namely the Northern safari circuit of Botswana, taking in the Khwai and Moremi Wildlife Reserves through to the Savute area and onto the mighty Chobe and Zambezi Rivers. Luxury camping, all meals and professional guides are all included.
7 Day Desert & Delta Safari
From US$ 2400.00
: 7 Days
Starting and ending in Maun, this superb safari takes in three of Botswana's most popular safari camps, Camp Moremi, Camp Okavango and Leroo La Tau. All charter flights from lodge to lodge as well as all meals, refreshments, local spirits & wines are included in this safari. Again one of our most popular safaris due to the incredible rates and offerings included.
Why Safari in Summer
- December to February.
- Birding, summer migrants.
- Birding, breeding plumage.
- Wildlife, excellent in Kalahari region.
- Wildlife, mating, births and babies.
- Photography, Light and colours.
- Safari rates are at lowest point.
Why Safari in Winter
- June to August.
- Okavango Delta in full fload.
- Stunning water based activities.
- Wildlife, concentrated around water.
- Wildlife, less leaves better sightings.
- Photography, wildlife concentrations.
- Daytime temeratures are cooler.
Why Safari in Should Seasons
- March to May (Autumn).
- September to November (Spring).
- Okavango Delta receding or flooding.
- Wildlife, good to excellent.
- Birding, fantastic.
- Should season rates cheaper than Winter.
- Daytime temeratures mixed between summer & winter.
One thousand thanks for all of your work on this most memorable vacation. Everything exceeded our expectations. The two boys Hunt and Chandler each said it just might be a life changing experience. The camps were perfect and thrilling. Just the right balance of luxury and the feel you are still in Africa.
Harrison T. & Family (UNITED STATES)
Read More; Client Comments
We are now sitting in Perth waiting to get a transfer back to NZ. The honeymoon was perfect. Completely hassle free, with everything organized and executed brilliantly.
David & Sandra K. (NEW ZEALAND)
Read More; Client Comments
Back home safe, tired and a bit poorer (economically, not emotionally). Trip was terrific and thank you for organising everything so well. All went like clockwork and no disasters happened. We travelled light just with backpacks which eliminated all the problems with checked-in baggage.
Greg & Marlene M. (AUSTRALIA)
Read More; Client Comments