A beginner's guide to Botswana
The Republic of Botswana is a landlocked country is Southern Africa and has become a popular tourist attraction throughout the years. Its landscape is defined by the Kalahari Desert and the Okavango Delta. The country is both rich in culture and wildlife. If you are looking to escape the city rush and take a trip there, here are the top 5 places you have to experience.
If you are looking to be one with nature, then the Thebe River Camping experience is the one for you. The riverside lodge offers a variety of activities ranging from game drives, boat tours of the Chobe River and day trips to the Victoria Falls. Take a trip down memory lane, along with your camera, capture the magnificent sights of The Three Dikgosi Monument. Located in the Central Business District of Gaborone, the three giant bronze sculptures depict the three kings who took a trip to Britain that later led to the country’s independence.
The Chobe National Park offers visitors with an experience of a lifetime. It houses large herds of elephants and the Cape buffalo, which converge along the Chobe Riverfront in the dry months. Visitors are spoiled for choice with various affordable experiences ranging from boat cruises, game drives, day trips and houseboats. In this next experience, you won’t be raiding tombs like Lara Croft but raiding caves instead at the Tsodilo Hills. It is a World Heritage Site which boasts with rock art, rock shelters and caves. It has a unique religious and spiritual significance to the locals. It also has a unique record of human settlement over many millennia. Visitors are also offered with an experience of bird watching at the hill.
End your trip off at the African Horseback Safari which is located at the Macatoo Camp. Explore the big game on the back of a horse and interact with the camps wildlife. Don’t worry, this is a guided experience, so, you will always be in safe hands.