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DESTINATION GUIDE: BOTSWANA

If it’s authentic Africa you’re after, then a Botswana self drive safari is perfect for you! It is a true 4×4 destination with incredible experiences waiting to be discovered.

WHERE IS BOTSWANA?

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Botswana is one of the top wildlife destinations on the African continent. Botswana offers exceptional 4x4 self-drive experiences.

This must be one of the best safari destinations in Africa! Botswana is a wild and dramatic country with exceptional wildlife experiences and extraordinary scenery. Places like the Okavango Delta, Savute, Chobe, Makgadikgadi and the Central Kalahari make for an unforgettable 4WD self-drive holiday. Nearly half of Botswana is allocated to protect its wildlife. Camp in the wilds of Africa in uncrowded campsites while exploring the wilderness areas in a fully equipped 4x4 Bushlore Camper. Start planning your Botswana self drive safari…

SUGGESTED 4X4 VEHICLES

The ideal vehicles for self-drive camping safaris in Botswana. Click on the vehicles below to view the full specifications of each.

TOYOTA HILUX CAMPER 4x4 - HilC2

Ideal for 2 travellers. Economical rental rates. Comfortable vehicle with good on and off road performance. Good ride height for game viewing. Excellent fuel consumption & reliability. Latest design camping systems.

TOYOTA HILUX CAMPER 4x4 - HilC4

Ideal for 4 travellers. Economical rental rates. Comfortable vehicle with good on and off road performance. Good ride height for game viewing. Excellent fuel consumption & reliability. Latest design camping systems.

TOYOTA HILUX CAMPER 4x4 - HilCAM

Ideal for a family of 4 as well as 2 or 4 travellers. Complete camper system – the only complete camper which can accommodate 4 travellers (2 adults and 2 children recommended). Making camping easy without losing 4×4 capabilities.

TOYOTA LAND CRUISER 4x4 - CruC2

Ideal for 2 travellers. Highly respected safari vehicle in Africa, with no electronics and ideal for remote travel. Comfortable and spacious with good on and off road performance. Excellent 4×4 capabilities with front and rear diff locks. Uncompromising reliability.

TOYOTA LAND CRUISER 4x4 - CruC4

Ideal for 4 travellers. Highly respected safari vehicle in Africa, with no electronics and ideal for remote travel. Comfortable and spacious with good on and off road performance. Excellent 4×4 capabilities with front and rear diff locks. Uncompromising reliability.

TOYOTA LAND CRUISER 4x4-CruCAM

Ideal for 2 travellers. The most respected 4×4 safari vehicle in Africa with a user friendly and easy camp setup for the ultimate overland experience. Uncompromising reliability which makes it an excellent choice for remote travel. Unique storage space.

WATCH THE Video

Here is a visual guide to what you can experience while on a 4WD self-drive safari in Botswana.

Credit: Thank you to Alexandre Suplicy who put together this amazing video of their 2017 Botswana 4WD safari from Bushlore 4x4 Adventures. 

SUGGESTED BOTSWANA 4X4 ROUTES

BEST OF BOTSWANA

HIGHLIGHTS

Waterberg Wilderness Reserve
Kharma Rhino Sanctuary
Central Kalahari Game Reserve
Deception Valley
Nxai Pan National Park
Okavango Delta
Moremi Game Reserve – Third Bridge
Khwai Area of Moremi
Savuti
Chobe National Park
Makgadikgadi Pans – Nata
Tuli Game Reserve

Duration: 15 days

Pick-up: Johannesburg

Drop-off: Johannesburg

READ ABOUT BOTSWANA

Botswana Water Crossings

Botswana's biggest challenge – 4x4 water crossingsIf you decide to rent a 4x4 and travel to Botswana, more particularly the Okavango delta area you may face ‘water crossings’. The 4x4 tracks in and around Moremi, especially the Third Bridge, Xakanaka and Khwai area...

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After you booked your 4x4 vehicle, Bushlore Safaris will give you 20% back if you tell your friends about your awesome trip, and for every booking we get from your referrals you get a discount.*

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* This promotion and discount applies to booked Bushlore clients only. This offer is valid for new bookings during the months of November, January, February and March. 

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