Top 10 things to do in Botswana

Set off in search of hippos lurking in the water
1. Explore the Okavango Delta by mokoro canoe, winding its way through the reeds in search of bathing hippos and other grazing animals


Discover the spectacular Okovango Delta
2. For the ultimate view of one of the largest inland deltas in Africa why not take a scenic flight over it, to truly appreciate its sheer size and beauty


3. Botswana is a beautiful place to splash out and experience a luxury tented safari – delicious meals, comfortable camping and unparalleled evenings under the stars


Journey south to the vast Kalahari Desert
4. Watch the zebra migration from Makgadikgadi to Nxai Pan national parks where 25,000 animals travel over 500 miles in search of fresh grasslands


Elephant, Chobe National Park, Botswana
5. Explore Chobe National Park, which has the largest elephant concentration in Africa as well as a sizeable hippo population along the Chobe River


6. Enjoy the low impact of tourism in Botswana, where despite stunning landscapes and wildlife tourism remains a small industry, meaning you can really experience this country to the full


Spot giraffes in the tree tops
7. Explore the desert in the Central Kalahari Game Reserve, where Angolan Giraffes wander amongst the Acacia trees


Marvel at the Tsodilo Rock Paintings - over 24,000 years old
8. Marvel at the Tsodilo Rock Paintings - over 24,000 years old there are thousands of etchings of animals and people, including the famous giraffe and rhino drawings


9. Mokolodi Nature Reserve is great wildlife spot as the flat ground means it is easy to spot animals and get great views


10. The famous ‘No.1 Ladies’ Detective Agency’ books put Botswana on the map and a tour of the capital Gaborone will highlight all of the locations and highlights of the series