If you are looking for a holiday that includes everything from thrilling escapades in the wild to cultural and culinary discoveries, then Botswana is for you! Here are some of its highlights.
Drawing travellers, the world over, the wildlife safaris in Botswana give you the chance to see leopards, lions, giraffes, wildebeests, antelopes, zebras, giraffes and more. Ideal places for such safaris include the Gaborone Game Reserve, close to Avani Gaborone Resort & Casino, Chobe National Park, Mokolodi Nature Reserve and Moremi Game Reserve.
Home to various tribes, Botswana has a fascinating culture that encompasses traditions, rituals, music, art and dance. Those staying at hotels in Gaborone, Botswana, can find out more about this heritage at attractions like the National Museum and Art Gallery featuring archaeological artefacts, traditional arts and crafts and exhibits on ethnography.
The natural beauty of this nation is seen in its diverse landscapes ranging from rivers to deserts. You can experience this on a traditional canoe (mokoro) ride amidst the scenic river setting of the Okavango Delta and excursions to the Kalahari Desert; here, you will find the Makgadikgadi salt pans, the Nxai Pan National Park and Kubu Island.
Foodies will enjoy the cuisine in Botswana which offers new flavours to savour. The national dish, seswaa, is a must-try and is a slow-cooked meat stew with pepper and onion. Also popular are vetkoek, a fried dough bread, morogo which consists of three dark green leafy veggies and Mopane worms which are a delicacy!