Botswana

Botswana Luxury Holidays

Discover a multitude of flora and fauna

Salt pans to mysterious waterways & enthralling landscapes

Enjoy this counties beautiful scenery and wildlife
 

If you’re passionate about wildlife and nature, Botswana is the place to go. Offering some of Africa’s best safaris, this beautiful country is home to a plethora of wild animals, including elephants, lions, leopards and cheetahs, to name a few. With our luxury holidays in Botswana, visitors stay in top-class accommodation in the heart of the national parks and game reserves.

The Okavango Delta

The Okavango Delta is one of the world’s last great wilderness areas. The grassland plains flood seasonally and become a thriving animal habitat, where elephants, giraffes, rhinos and leopards roam freely. On the eastern side of the delta is the Moremi Game Reserve, where you can ride in a dugout canoe past hippos and crocodiles.

Chobe National Park

A luxury safari in Botswana Chobe National Park offers the chance to see some of the world’s largest elephant herds. The park is also known for having over 440 species of birds and large numbers of roan antelope. The park consists of three main regions - Riverfront, Linyanti Marshes and Savuti. You can explore these areas with a thrilling 4x4 safari or on a traditional mokoro canoe.

The Kalahari Desert

In contrast to the lush and wet wildlife parks is the Kalahari Desert - the largest area of continuous sand in the world. This vast area contains an abundance of unique vegetation, flora and fauna, as well as stunning salt pans. It’s also home to the indigenous San people, who live in the Central Kalahari Game reserve.

Tsodilo Hills

The Tsodilo Hills can be found in northwestern Kalahari. A UNESCO World Heritage site, the area is famous for its caves and rock formations, which rise vertically from the flat country that surrounds them. Tsodilo also has a rich cultural heritage, with over 4,000 prehistoric rock paintings in more than 200 sites throughout the hills.

Culture and food

A luxury safari holiday in Botswana offers much more than wonderful wildlife encounters. Visitors also have the chance to get to know the traditions and culture of the people who live in this delightful nation. Don’t miss the chance to take home a unique souvenir made by the local people, from colourful woven baskets based on designs passed down from generation to generation, to intricate beadwork, wood carvings and leather crafts.

Music also plays a big part in the country’s diverse culture. Rhythmic dances are accompanied by drums, leg rattles, whistles and hand clapping, while traditional instruments include the setinkana (hand piano), segaba (violin) and the katara (guitar).

When it comes to food, Botswana has a variety of delicious cuisines on offer. To suit the country’s semi-arid climate, local dishes are often based around maize, sorghum and beans, as well as quality beef from naturally raised cattle.

If you’re looking to get back to nature, a luxury holiday in Botswana is the ideal choice. At Azure, we offer a range of high quality accommodation options and can create an itinerary to suit your needs and desires. Contact us today by phone or live chat to find out more about our safari packages.

where to stay

 

Our specialists are experts at putting together complex holidays and can help you to tailor-make your perfect trip. Below is a selection of the hotels we love in the region, but it is by no means exhaustive, so do please give us a call on 01244 322770 and we can help you to create the trip of your dreams, complete with the hotels and experiences that are perfect for you.

  1. Sanctuary Stanley's Camp

    Sanctuary Stanley's Camp

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    Ideally located in the Okavango Delta amidst unspoiled African beauty, Sanctuary Stanley’s Camp is an unbeatable base for a luxurious holiday in Botswana.
  2. Sanctuary Chobe Chilwero

    Sanctuary Chobe Chilwero

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    Home to the world’s largest remaining population of elephants, the Chobe National Park is right on the doorstep of Sanctuary Chobe Chilwero - making this an incomparable location for nature-loving luxury travellers in Botswana.
  3. Muchenje Safari Lodge

    Muchenje Safari Lodge

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    Located on a high escarpment on Chobe National Park's peaceful western side, Muchenje Safari Lodge offers unparalleled vistas of stunning Botswana, making it an incredible location for luxury travellers in Africa.
  4. Jao Camp

    Jao Camp

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    Surrounded by fringed forests and set on the mighty Okavango Delta, the Jao Camp is nestled in a place of idyllic natural beauty making it an exceptional choice for an outstanding holiday in Botswana.
  5. Chitabe Camp

    Chitabe Camp

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    Beautifully placed on an incredible island in the Okavango Delta’s southeast, Chitabe Camp is based in a private concession surrounded by an enthralling world of natural beauty.
  6. Camp Okovango

    Camp Okovango

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    Situated on the secluded Nxaragha Island in the very heart of the beautiful Okavango Delta, this luxury safari resort assures an unbeatable wilderness experience for luxury travellers.
  7. Belmond Khwai River Lodge

    Belmond Khwai River Lodge

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    On the beautiful banks of the Khwai River in Botswana sits the luxurious Belmond Khwai River Lodge. Surrounded by unspoiled natural wonder, it’s the ideal destination for experiencing an unbeatable luxury adventure in Africa.
  8. andBeyond Sandibe Okavango Safari Lodge

    andBeyond Sandibe Okavango Safari Lodge

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    At the very heart of the stunning Okavango Delta sits &Beyond Sandibe Safari Lodge, an ideal location for an unforgettable holiday in beautiful and glorious Botswana.

Our Destination Specialists

 

our destination specialist

Jessica Jones Specialist area: Caribbean & Indian Ocean 19 years in travel industry
Paul Jones Specialist area: Asia & Indo-China 20 years in travel industry
Julie Crump Specialist area: Africa 32 years in travel industry

Have you ever wondered about the team behind your holiday? Our expert team are always on hand and invite you to give them a call to discuss your perfect holiday with Azure.


We are passionate about travel and that passion drives our desire to ensure you have your perfect holiday every time. Our promise to you is your best ever tailor-made holiday

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