10 Reasons to Book for Botswana

Iconic’s very own Lauren Fryer has many stories to tell about all the places she has travelled to and her favourite memory remains in Botswana – the most incredible wilderness sanctuaries with its diverse landscapes: from the Kalahari Desert through great stretches of Mopane woodland to the delta itself, with kilometres of channels, islands and lagoons. It has large herds of elephants, beautiful cats, and enough variety in its bird-life to turn even the most dedicated big-mammal follower into a twitcher!

This bush-mad team member has an endless list of reasons why Botswana should be on your current bucket list, but here are just 10 to persuade you:

Stand in front of the extraordinary ‘upside-down trees’. The baobab trees are a sight to behold with their strange and unique configurations. Looking as if their roots are sitting above the ground, they make beautiful photographs! Visit Baines’ Baobabs in Nxai Pan National Park where you will find a cluster of seven baobabs, also known as the Sleeping Sisters,

A romantic sunset cruise on the Chobe River

Hot air balloon rides over the Okavango Delta

Sleep under the stars on a skybed and overlook endless plains with the perfect view of elephants gathering at the nearest waterhole.

Horseback safaris are such an incredible experience to add to your trip and it’s definitely worth booking.

Find an abundance of wildlife with some of the best predator sightings.

A birder’s paradise! Bring your wide-angle lens to capture them in all their glory…

Water safaris down the Okavango waterways

Vumbura Plains Water Boat

Join the San on guided walking adventures and learn about their culture

We have left the best for last: the incredible luxury destinations such as Selinda Game Reserve, Chobe and the Okavango Delta.

Luxury African Safaris Selinda Camp Iconic Africa

Selinda Explorers Camp



Botswana Safaris Okavango Safaris Okavango Delta

If you’ve left the planning for last-minute but desperately want to visit Botswana, the Green Season is always less busy than peak season. Don’t leave bookings over peak season and holidays to the last minute as most lodges will be full.

Contact us here to let us make this ultimate African adventure a reality for you.

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