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December 17th 2019  |   Botswana  |  by   Francis Naumann

The immense Chobe National Park is renowned for its huge numbers of elephant, which at 50,000 is the largest single population remaining in Africa. The park runs across the northern edge of Botswana, following the course of the Chobe River westwards from its confluence with the Zambezi until it becomes ... Read more

October 9th 2019  |   Botswana, Community Safaris, Travel, Unique Experiences, Zambia, Zimbabwe  |  by   Richard Smith

The original safaris were walking safaris and this is still one of the best ways to really experience Africa. With an expert guide alongside you, you’ll sense things around you in a way much more vivid than you would from a vehicle. It may be the case that you're not ... Read more

September 26th 2019  |   Botswana, Travel  |  by   Charlotte Opperman

This exceptional safari destination is a rare combination of desert and delta, coupled with staggering amounts of wildlife.   If you want a classic safari amid Africa’s iconic big species, with wonderful guiding and lovely accommodation then look no further than this irresistible paradise.  Here are some highlights from our travels ... Read more

September 23rd 2019  |   Botswana  |  by   Richard Smith

Since Botswana is twice the size of the UK, the diversity between habitats across the various safari areas shouldn’t be a huge surprise. But anyone who hasn’t experienced the Northern Tuli Game Reserve, would probably be shocked that this arid landscape could really just be a single flight away from ... Read more

September 18th 2019  |   Botswana, South Africa  |  by   Jo Ainscough

This classic combination of pristine wilderness and city sophistication is incredibly easy to put together with South African Airways’ daily, two and a half hour flight between Maun and Cape Town.  You can leave your safari camp after the morning wildlife drive and be in Cape Town in time for ... Read more

July 19th 2019  |   Botswana, Community Safaris, Travel, Wildlife Safaris  |  by   Jess Hills

Jess travelled to Botswana for two weeks exploring the Okavango Delta, Linyanti, Khwai and the Makgadikgadi salt pans, on an active safari with quad biking, boating, mokoroing, night safaris, walking safaris and vehicle safaris. The wildlife highlights included elephants, wild dogs, honey badgers, bat eared fox, jackals, cheetah, lions, buffalo, ... Read more

June 14th 2019  |   Botswana, Community Safaris, Travel, Unique Experiences  |  by   Charlotte Opperman

Mention Botswana and you’ll likely conjure up an image of the Okavango Delta with its myriad shimmering waterways and lagoons.  Don’t stop there though, because Botswana has so much more to offer.   At the other end of the spectrum are the wilds of the Kalahari and Makgadikgadi Pans which form ... Read more

June 12th 2019  |   Botswana, Travel, Christmas Safaris and Holidays, South Africa  |  by   Becky Thomson

Imagine the December sun rising quickly and high into a clear sky, warming the air around you to a temperature where you're comfortable in just shorts and a polo shirt. This happens in Cape Town and all along South Africa’s southern coast, where it’s summer from November through to February ... Read more

June 3rd 2019  |   Botswana, Travel, Wildlife Safaris, Unique Experiences  |  by   Charlotte Opperman

It’s nearly 17 years since I set off on my first educational trip with Aardvark Safaris.   Back then, a novice in the safari world, I had no idea what to expect and admit I was a little alarmed by the ‘mobile’ and ‘camping’ aspects of the Uncharted Africa safari I ... Read more

May 20th 2019  |   Botswana, Community Safaris, Travel, Wildlife Safaris  |  by   Rosanna Pile

Botswana is famous as one of Africa’s finest safari destinations.  Prolific wildlife combined with a controlled level of tourism means it is an ideal destination for a luxury safari. As well as exploring in specially adapted 4x4 safari vehicles, you can experience this extraordinary country from the back of a ... Read more