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Home to some of the most stunningly diverse wildlife and terrains in the whole of Africa, Botswana is the place to go for nature lovers and thrill seekers alike. With almost 40% of the country being dedicated reserves, the wildlife of Botswana thrives.

The Okavango Delta is heaving with animals and plant life. The Okavango River gives life to the lands to the south, forming labyrinthine tributaries, scattered with swamps, lush jungles and small islands. Botswana tours are a fantastic way for the savvy wildlife fan to get up close and personal with the animals. With so many game reserves you're bound to see some of the most impressive animals to walk the planet. Wildebeests, zebras, elephants, lions, leopards and cheetahs are all inhabitants of the country, as well as many species of birds such as the spoonbill, goliath heron and the pink-backed pelican. The diversity of the landscape is truly remarkable; from the Delta itself to the vast salt pans and baobab trees of Makgadikgadi, and the grasslands and savannahs of the Kalahari Desert, you will have so much to see.

Our Botswana holidays will give you wonderful experiences that you will remember for years to come. The Botswana tours we run are designed so you get the very best the country has to offer. As well as tailor-made Botswana safari holidays staying in lodges and camps, several of our overland adventure tours pass through Botswana, entering from Namibia and exiting to Victoria Falls. These include in a trip through Chobe National Park to see elephants, buffalo, giraffes and antelope in their natural environment, plus hippos, crocodiles and numerous birdlife from a boat trip on the world's largest inland delta. The home of diverse culture, landscape and wildlife, the natural beauty of Botswana is truly outstanding.

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Our tailor-made tours seek to create a personalised experience – one that is completely exclusive to you. By taking all your interests and requests into consideration, we design an itinerary that ticks off your specific boxes. If you are after adventurous exploration, cultural immersion, a relaxing escape or a balanced blend of everything, we can make it happen.

A highlight of our tailor-made tours is that the itinerary is flexible and incorporates plenty of free time – so you can do some exploring on your own. Our local, friendly guides, experts in their country’s history and culture, will be happy to adjust the activities or your schedule as you travel.

If you are a group of friends, a large family or a company, our tailor-made tours are an ideal, stress-free option. You can even select your own hotels or make use of our recommended accommodation. We have a varied selection of sample holiday itineraries to choose from, either as they stand or as a base for inspiration.


Amazing tour. Any issues we had were addressed in a timely fashion and the resolutions were satisfactory. My only complaint is the driver picking us up was late and none of the cell numbers worked when we tried to call and figure out what to do.

The trip was excellent and very well run, we have no complaints it was exactly as we expected.The guide was knowledgable and courteous, it ran on time and accommodation was fine.We have no complaints and have now booked again to go to India.
The trip was as above and we thoroughly enjoyed ourselves, all destinations were as expected and lived up to our expectations.We went with the idea of visiting Turkey and especially Gallipoli which achieved our goals.The historical part of thetrip was very well done and memmorable.

This is our first travel through Encounters Travel and so far the arrangement is working very well. Our travel is not until April 2017 so I am more than hopeful all will continue to run as smoothly as it has so far.

I had an amazing time on the trip. Everything was incredibly well organized and planned out to a tee. Our tour guide, Big Mo, was amazing and super knowledgeable. I couldn't have imagined a better trip to Egypt!

Everything about the trip was thought through, fine-tuned , and marvelous. From Ant Horribin helping us arrange the trip, to rep Waled Ali, and our guide Big Mo, we could not have asked for a better team. Our sincere thanks to them.



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