Weather and Seasons
Summer: October to April. Hot! Temperatures can reach up to 40c.
The heat gradually builds and it can get very hot in October
Rainy season: November to March. Periodical rainfall
Winter: May to September. Warm days, nights and early mornings very cold.
Food and Drink
All meals are provided (unless otherwise stated in your quotation) tea, coffee and water are always available. Depending on your booking, other drinks may also be supplied.
Please inform us of any specific dietary requirements when requesting a quotation so that we may cater for your needs as best as we can.
Customs and Immigration
Some nationalities require a visa to enter Botswana or other destination countries, it is recommended you consult your travel agent and authorities in your own country to make sure you have the correct documentation.
Your passport must be valid for more than 6 months after entering Botswana. Visa requirements for the countries you are visiting are your own responsibility. The best currency for this is USD. The visa fees change regularly so please check visas requirements before traveling.
Botswana is in a malaria prone area so consult your doctor about suitable prophylactics. Ensure that you bring a good supply of insect repellent. While we carry a comprehensive first aid kit the primary responsibility is on you to have the correct medical supplies for you and your family or any other people you are traveling with. Be aware that HIV/Aids is common in Botswana so precautions should be followed.Please be aware that your Safari might bring you into close contact with wild animals, for this reason it is essential that you follow the advice of your guides. You should understand the risks involved and take responsibility for your own safety as well as those of your children. Once again we strongly advise that all travelers to Botswana have comprehensive travel and medical insurance. Although medical facilities are good in most major urban areas, you may have to be evacuated to South Africa for any serious medical conditions / treatment. If you do not have adequate cover you risk being turned away from the hospitals or incurring significant cost.
What to bring
- Flash light.
- Sun Block.
- Insect repellent.
- Brimmed hat/ Cap.
- Sandals, walking boot/closed shoes
- Toiletries and items of personal nature
Electricity is 230V AC 50 Hz. Bring a 2-pin adaptor if needed, both square and round pin plugs are used in Botswana.
For game watching it helps if your clothing is of neutral colours – nothing pure white, nothing pure black.
Long trousers and long sleeved shirts for the evenings help avoid mosquito bites
Depending on the time of the year a warm jacket is recommended for early morning game drives
The Botswana currency is called “Pula” and most major currencies can be changed locally as well as in other major tourist’s areas in Botswana. Most prices are quoted in US dollars, and it’s the easiest currency to exchange, so we suggest bringing US dollars if you can.All major credit cards are widely used, although Visa seems to be the most reliable in our experience.
If you have any further questions, please do not hesitate to email us at firstname.lastname@example.org and we will endeavor to assist you with an additional information.
If you need to call us our contact details are:
+267 3114433 (Tell) +267 73 778 480 (mobile/cell phone)+267 75 456 802 (mobile/cell phone)
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