Home to Okavango Delta, the yearly flooding of the basin allows the area to replenish its rich resources of lush grass that attracts wildlife and brings new life to the region. To experience the peak of the floodwaters in the Delta, the best time to visit would be between June and September. The weather during these months is ideal, there is a very slight chance of rain with the days warm and the evenings slightly cooler. Peak season is between July and October, keep this in mind when booking as this is also the busiest and most expensive time, so book early to avoid any disappointments.
Botswana will never dissapoint as a safari destination. It is well know for its low impact tourism and high end remote small scale eco lodges. African Travels offers low budget mobile camping safaris, self drives, fly-in safaris and international group tours. If you are happy to camp, you can explore these beautiful wildparks for a reasonable price.
The dry season runs from mid April through to the end of October with the rainy or ‘Green Season’ from November through to mid April.
The seasonal flood waters generally arrive in the Okavango Delta in June with the waters generally highest in July and Early August. The flood waters then start to recede from mid October onwards. Generally the best time for wildlife in the Delta is from May through to the end of October when animals are concentrated around the flooded areas.
October and November are the hottest months of the year with temperatures averaging 35 Deg C while June and July have cool nights with pleasant days in the mid 20’s.
December till March is the rainy season. The Green Season will start from January until April.
If you don’t mind some rain and you appreciate the Green Season then traveling from January until April is your best bet.
Botswana has one of the highest densities of African cats. The endangered Wild dogs can be spotted in several areas as well.
African Travels will send you to the most beautiful and unique accommodations in Africa. They are not only runned by excellent staff, they also give back to the local community and operate as eco friendly as possible. Located in the most beautiful locations, they will contribute to the your ultimate safari experience.
From tented safari camps to luxury boutique hotels. We will make sure they tick all the boxes!
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