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Botswana Tourism – Experience an Enjoyable African Vacation

Botswana tourism offers destinations within its capital and outside of it. Exploring the outskirts of the city leads one to untamed territory that nevertheless allows one to experience the basic necessities in a bush setting.

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Botswana Tourism - Visiting Urban and Rural Areas

Since Botswana is found in the vast continent of Africa, people often think about wild animals and safaris. They may be right but Botswana tourism offers much more than just that. One destination that can be hardly missed is its capital, Gaborone. It is a young city which has malls, restaurants, hotels, golf courses, a national museum and art gallery. One can also get acquainted with its culture through an excursion to see Sir Seretse Khama’s statue or its Three Chiefs Monument. A visit to its ecological park or game reserve forms part of Botswana tourism. Tourists can also explore Gcwihaba Caves and hike through Aha Hills.

Botswana Travel - Seeing Habitats of Animals

Engaging in Botswana travel includes exchanging stories and experiences at a pub in the capital. These stories and experiences may take place at Chobe National Park, which exhibits its rich flora and fauna with flocks of water birds in the Savuti Marshes. Botswana travel also boasts of the Makgadikgadi and Nxai Pans National Park where mirages of lakes and flying ostriches may be experienced during the summer months when the heat can be very intense and oppressive. It is also where one finds the Nata Sanctuary where antelopes, foxes, zebras, jackals and other animals roam the fields. It is also home to over a hundred bird species.

Camp Botswana - Untamed Territory

Safaris survey camp Botswana using four wheel drives, which traverse through muddy terrains or dusty landscapes. It also offers accommodations provided by tents and dining places such as restaurants and bars. Safari camps likewise present trips that involve motorboat excursions and fly-in trips. These trips not only allow visitors to view the sights and fauna of Botswana, but also permit interactions with bushmen. Tourists who go on safaris are accompanied by learned guides who are familiar with animal life as well as first aid, vehicle repair and bush craft. In addition, guides are capable of preparing meals. Trips can also be done using planes and traditional dug out canoes from the ebony or sausage tree.

Written by Simon Harris

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