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Two hippos and calf in Xigera Concession, Okavango Delta

Things to do in Botswana

Botswana is one of Africa’s premier safari destinations. Among the things to do, the Okavango Delta is an undeniable highlight. One of the best ways to explore its twinkling waters is by mokoro (the local canoe), while in the Central Kalahari you can go in search of the charismatic black-maned lion.

If you’re seeking an authentic and somewhat rustic safari experience, mobile camping is an exhilarating option for your Botswana holiday. Immerse yourself in the true spirit of Africa with experienced guides who set up a temporary camp for you in some of the more remote areas of the country.

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Ideas for experiencing Botswana

Experiences you have as you travel often hold the longest memories. As part of their research trips, our specialists seek out authentic ways to get to know Botswana, and the best local guides. These activities reflect some of their best-loved experiences.

  • Spot elephants along the Chobe River
    Elephant enjoying a drink of water

    Spot elephants along the Chobe River

    Chobe National Park

    Spot elephants along the Chobe River

    As well as game drives and walks with expert guides, take advantage of the wildlife in and along the Chobe River with a boat trip. Fishing trips are also popular.

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  • Try a mokoro trip from Kanana Camp
    Mother Giraffe with baby

    Try a mokoro trip from Kanana Camp

    Nxabega Concession

    Try a mokoro trip from Kanana Camp

    From Kanana Camp enjoy activities such as guided game drives, walks and fishing trips. You can even view the waterways from a glass-bottomed mokoro (a type of canoe).

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  • Enjoy game drives from Camp Okuti
    Leopard, Moremi Wildlife Reserve, Botswana

    Enjoy game drives from Camp Okuti

    Moremi Wildlife Reserve

    Enjoy game drives from Camp Okuti

    From Camp Okuti enjoy activities such as game drives and walks with expert trackers.

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  • Try a fishing trip from Kwara Camp
    Young male lion, Kwara Concession

    Try a fishing trip from Kwara Camp

    Kwara Concession

    Try a fishing trip from Kwara Camp

    From Kwara Camp enjoy activities such as guided game drives, walks and fishing trips. You can even view the waterways from a mokoro (a type of canoe).

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  • Spot lion from Sango Camp
    Okavango Delta, Botswana

    Spot lion from Sango Camp

    Khwai Concession

    Spot lion from Sango Camp

    Your morning and afternoon activities will be taken either within the Khwai Concession, or in the lodge's community owned concession area, where you will be able to take part in night drives.

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  • Go on a guided walking safari from Little Kwara
    Leopard, Kwara Concession

    Go on a guided walking safari from Little Kwara

    Kwara Concession

    Go on a guided walking safari from Little Kwara

    From Little Kwara enjoy activities such as guided game drives, walks with experienced trackers. Explore the Okavango Delta from a mokoro (a type of canoe).

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  • Experience the Okavango Delta by boat
    Cheetah on the look out, Kwando Concession

    Experience the Okavango Delta by boat

    Kwando Concession

    Experience the Okavango Delta by boat

    As well as game drives enjoy activities such as fishing and walking. However the highlight of this camp are the boat rides and the river cruises.

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  • Visit the Sibuya tribe from Chobe Elephant Camp
    Giraffe, Chobe National Park

    Visit the Sibuya tribe from Chobe Elephant Camp

    Chobe National Park

    Visit the Sibuya tribe from Chobe Elephant Camp

    Explore this wildlife haven both on guided game drives, by boat and even on foot - although this activity is dependent on the availability of guides and the length of the grass. You can even visit the local Sibuya tribe.

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