Wildlife of Botswana – Botswana
If you are looking for a trip you will never forget, then Botswana is the place for you! In this majestic country, wild animals roam free and the overall beauty of the landscape is truly breathtaking. There is bound to be something in Botswana that you will want to take with you for the rest of your life.
Consider starting your trip in Johannesburg, South Africa. You will experience a unique culture and also cuisine that won’t be found anywhere else in the world. Take the time to learn some of the local customs and be sure to do a bit of souvenir shopping too.
After departing Johannesburg, travel to the Okavango Delta and see if you can successfully navigate the winding maze of lagoons and islands. It is definitely recommended to bring a guide as these waterways twist and turn. A guide will also be able to help you discover the hidden gems of the delta. These wetlands are home to many different bird species as well as larger mammals such as antelope and Oryx. Traveling up the delta will bring you to the Okavango river. This river is surrounded by a rich ecosystem populated with lions, zebra, wildebeest, gemsbok and elephants!
Tours are available so you can see all of these animals in their natural habitat. The Moremi Wildlife Reserve and Chobe National Park both have very exciting tours. Be sure to bring your camera, as there will definitely be photo-worthy sights.
Botswana is a beautiful country full of diverse landscapes and animals. Actually, there are more animals than people in Botswana, so if you are looking for a bit of a “wild” trip, you should plan your visit today!