BOTSWANA SAFARI TOURS,WILDLIFE SAFARI IN BOTSWANA TRIPS, BOTSWANA HOLIDAY TOURS
Besides the vast lands of the Kalahari desert, Botswana features another wonder in the famous Okavango Delta where 11 cubic Kms (1.1 × 10¹³ litres) does not empty into a Sea or an Ocean but lost through transpiration, evaporation and percolation offering remarkable canoe paddles among the best on the African continent. The Botswana Safari to Chobe National Park – the third largest is beyond the ordinary. The park is believed to shelter the largest population of elephants on the African continent standing at 50,000 along with other members of the Big five and other wild game. The historical Savuti Channel feature a unique natural behaviour of flowing periodically taking long intervals while the famous Chobe River is a congregatory drinking place for numerous wild game including the elephants that cross to the its Islands of puku and lekwe to graze on sweet grass presenting remarkable recreational cruises and the memorable Chobe house boats.
The Salt Pans of Nxai and Makgadikgadi noted to be among the largest on world scale feature the ancient baobab trees and the counts of wild game along with the predators combining to make Botswana a remarkable destination. The neighbouring Victoria Falls in Zambia and Zimbabwe can as well be explored on an excursion from Kasane as an extension of Botswana Safari.
BOTSWANA WILDLIFE SAFARIS & HOLIDAY TOURS
BOTSWANA SAFARI S TOUR DESTINATIONS
Botswana Entry and Exit Requirements
The travelers interested in entering Botswana are required to have a valid passport with a minimum of 90 days validity from the date of entry. However, six (6) month validity is recommended.
The passport should also feature enough blank pages at least two to accommodate both arrival and departure stamps.
Botswana requires all those interested in entering her to apply for Visas except the nationals from the exempt countries.
Visa Exemption for Botswana
Botswana exempts nationals from Common Wealth Countries apart from;
- Sri Lanka
Botswana also exempts nationals from countries that signed a visa exemption agreement with her.
- Czech Republic
- Costa Rica
- Dominican Republic
- Federal Republic of Germany
- Holy See
- Norway and Colonies
- Republic of Ireland
- Russian Federation
- San Marino
- Slovak Republic
- South Arabia
- South Korea
- South Sudan
- United Arab Emirates
- United States of America
Besides the above listed, nationals from other countries are required to apply for visa and the application process takes a period of seven (7) days at a cost of $107 non-refundable.
For those who have been in possession of permits in Botswana but opt to leave the country for a period of beyond six (6) months are supposed to apply for the Visa as well upon return.
Botswana features twenty (20) diplomatic missions in a range of seventeen (17) countries across the globe where application for the Visa can be undertaken;
- South Africa (Pretoria, Johannesburg, Cape Town)
- United Kingdom
- United Nations(New York)
The yellow fever vaccination certificate is required from travellers that are originating from countries with yellow fever threat.
Botswana positioned to the South of Africa is one of the prime Africa wildlife safari destinations featuring an extensive flat landscape with almost ¾ of its land under the desert lands of Kalahari. Stretching to 581,730 km2 inhabiting 2 million people, Botswana is the world’s 48th largest country lying along the geographical coordinates of 22 00 S, 24 00 E.
The safari in Botswana is a journey to serenity, remarkable wilderness and a complete detachment from the human community especially in the interior parts of Central Kalahari – the home to the notorious black-maned lions. The historical san Bushmen are willing to guide you in their ancient lands and take a walk in the wild under their protection and guidance.
GOOGLE MAP OF BOTSWANA AND THE NEIGHBORING COUNTRIES