African Exotics: Beautiful Botswana

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Botswana is a unique country with original nature and beautiful national parks. There are so many various species of animals and birds.

However, now the government of Botswana limits visiting of tourists. So if you want to admire its incredible exotic nature, you need a lot of money. In spite of such a situation, there are many historical landmarks and places of interest in the country. So it worth to see all of this.

Besides, this exotic country is the safest tourist place in Africa. Even animals are calm there.

Holiday weather in Botswana

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The country is dominated by the Kalahari Desert, which covers up to 70% of its land surface. The local summer is a rainy period here. But winter weather is always dry. The average temperature ranges from +25°C to +38 °C in summer and from +16°C to +20 °C in winter.

The period between April and October is the best time for visiting. During this time natural migration of animals takes place. If you want to observe newborn animals, you should come in November and December.

Attractions and places of interest


Primarily, tourists visit Gaborone due to the city having numerous activities for visitors. The Lion Park Resort is Botswana’s first permanent amusement park and hosts events such as birthday parties for families. Other destinations in Botswana include the Gaborone Yacht Club and the Kalahari Fishing Club and natural attractions such as the Gaborone Dam and Mokolodi Nature Reserve. There are golf courses which are maintained by the Botswana Golf Union (BGU). The Phakalane Golf Estate is a multimillion-dollar clubhouse that offers both hotel accommodations and access to golf courses.

If you like art, you should visit Tsolido Hills. Here you will see the richest collection of the rock painting. In general, there are 4000 paintings on rocks.

Museum fans need to visit Botswana National Museum in Gaborone and Phuthadikobo Museum in Mochudi.

Gcwihaba is a fascinating underground labyrinth of caverns and pits, linked passages, fantastical stalagmite and stalactite formations, and beautifully coloured flowstones that appear like waterfalls of rock. This is one of the wildest and most remote destinations in Botswana.

There are also many picturesque villages and small towns with its specific culture in the country. So, if you want to get acquainted with the local inhabitants, you should visit these locations, especially Serowe with the numerous historical exhibits.