Botswana, a landlocked African country known for its political stability and multi- party democracy, is widely regarded as having some of the best wilderness and wildlife areas on the African Continent.
With a full 38 percent of its total land area devoted to national parks, reserves and wildlife management areas – for mostly part unfenced – allowing animals to roam wildly and free-travelling through many parts of the country has a feeling of moving through an immense nature wonderland.
Dominated in geographical terms by the Kalahari Desert, a sand-filled basin averaging 1,100 meters above sea level, Botswana is bordered by Zambia and Zimbabwe to the northeast, Namibia to the north and west, and South Africa to the south and southeast. In the northern part of Botswana, four countries (Zambia, Botswana, Zimbabwe, and Namibia) meet at a single point mid-stream of the Zambezi River.
Experience the stunning beauty of the world’s largest intact inland Delta – the Okavango Delta; the unimaginable vastness of the world’s second largest Game Reserve – the Central Kalahari Game Reserve; the isolation and other worldliness of the Makgadikgadi – uninhabited pans the size of Portugal; the dramatic rocky and rugged wilderness – Northern Tuli Game Reserve; and the astoundingly prolific wildlife of the Chobe National Park.
Botswana is the last stronghold for a number of endangered bird and mammal species, including Wild Dog, Cheetah, Brown Hyena, Cape Vulture, Wattled Crane, Kori Bustard and Pel’s fishing owl. This makes your safari experience even more memorable and at times you will feel simply surrounded by wild animals.
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