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Nestled in Southern Africa, Botswana is a land of untamed wilderness and pristine landscapes. The Okavango Delta, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, is a unique jewel, teeming with wildlife and offering a chance to explore nature’s water wonderland. With a strong commitment to conservation and sustainable tourism, Botswana promises an intimate, exclusive, and eco-conscious safari experience like no other.


Botswana’s climate is marked by distinct wet and dry seasons. The best time to visit is during the dry winter months from May to October when wildlife concentrates around the Okavango Delta and Chobe National Park. This period also coincides with the migration of zebras and wildebeests in the Savuti region. Exploring the lush Okavango Delta by mokoro (traditional dugout canoe) is more accessible when water levels are at their highest, typically from July to October.


    • Okavango Delta: One of Africa’s truly great wilderness areas. Home to the largest population of African Elephant (150,000) and a refuge for abundant predators like Lion, Leopard, Cheetah, Spotted Hyena and Wild Dog. A place extremely dear to WHY Travels heart – we believe it is an absolute MUST DO destination for anyone seeking solitude, beauty, silence and life. 
    • Linyanti: The Linyanti River and its channels create a network of permanent and seasonal water sources that attract wildlife throughout the year. During the dry season, these waterways become vital oases for animals, resulting in extraordinary wildlife concentrations and a dramatic backdrop to predator prey interactions. 
    • Makgadikgadi Salt Pans: The Makgadikgadi Salt Pans were once part of an ancient superlake, which covered a vast area in prehistoric times. These pans are the largest salt flats in the world, covering approximately 12,000 square kilometers (4,600 square miles). The sheer expanse of the salt pans creates an otherworldly and surreal landscape.
    • Whilst home to many animals it is the San People and their way of life that make a visit to this place so special.