Elephant walking through the Chobe National Park, Botswana, Africa

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Best Things to Do

Botswana is famous for wild encounters, and the Okavango Delta and Chobe National Park are just the beginning. Here are the top things to do in Botswana.

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Things to Know

From the arid south to the Okavango Delta, Botswana is a joy to explore. Here are the top things to know before you go.

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Planning a trip around Botswana? Discover how to get around the country by different kinds of transport, from boats and planes to 4WDs.

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Botswana is one of Africa’s most stunning safari destinations, famed for its high-end, low-impact tourism model, vast fence-free national parks and…

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Money and Costs

If you’re a budget-conscious traveler looking to visit Botswana, start with these money-saving tips.

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Best Road Trips

Hop in a car to take in the full sweep of Botswana’s extraordinary landscapes and wildlife.

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Spencer Thrust, guitarist of the Death Metal band Overthrust from Botswana, performing at the Wacken Open Air in Wacken, Germany, 5 August 2016. 75,000 fans are attending what organisers say is the largest heavy metal festival in the world. PHOTO: AXEL HEIMKEN/dpa | usage worldwide   (Photo by Axel Heimken/picture alliance via Getty Images)

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