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Botswana Self-Drive

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This 15-day safari concentrates on the ideal 4x4 overland region of Northern Botswana, home to some of Africa’s wildest game parks and the world renowned Okavango Delta. The 4WD tour showcases the splendor and teaming wildlife that make Botswana a hallowed adventure for game and 4x4 enthusiasts.
Although a 4WD vehicle is essential for this safari, prior 4x4 driving experience is not essential. Guides will provide a comprehensive briefing and introduction to the vehicle prior to departure and hands on tuition is available throughout the tour. 

Botswana Safari Holiday

Botswana Self-Drive

Botswana is the quintessential Africa, teaming with wildlife and adventure, and for the intrepid explorer a Botswana self-drive safari holiday offers an unforgettable experience. An increasingly popular option, Botswana self-drive tours allow you the freedom of independent mobility while affording you the peace of mind to know that your route is an established one, tried and tested so you won’t come across any unwelcome surprises. All the accommodation is vetted by Drive South Africa and our package itineraries ensure you include the highlights of this safari heaven seen from your 4x4 self-drive vehicle.

Botswana Self-Drive Safaris

As an alternative to scheduled tours, self-drive Botswana holidays allow you to determine your schedule, liberating you from the constraints of a rigid tour program, and letting you enjoy the wild scenery of Botswana at your own pace.

Although Botswana has tarred roads between the major cities, navigating the rest of the country, including the Okavango Delta and the Moremi Wildlife reserve, without 4x4 vehicles is nearly impossible. Botswana self-drive 4x4 safaris let you experience all the self-sufficient adventure associated with off-road safaris while inconspicuously guiding you through untamed Africa.

Drive South Africa Self-Drive Convenience

Organisation is key to a successful safari: careful planning, a complete inventory, adequate supplies, enough water, equipment for off-road safaris and camping gear all need to be considered before you set off. Drive South Africa takes care of all these details for you, providing you with a fully equipped 4x4 self-drive safari vehicle, prepared for any eventuality that you may encounter on your trip. A flexible itinerary is in place to ensure you find decent campsites and accommodation on your route.

Tailored Self-Drive Holidays

Drive South Africa has been planning and tailoring Botswana self-drive tours, holidays and safaris since 2002. We have an in depth knowledge of Botswana, its regions, climate and facilities, and an established network of approved accommodation and 4x4 rental affiliates. Each part of your self-drive tour is accredited by Drive South Africa to ensure you have the best possible trip with the minimum of hassle or concern. Our trained travel consultants can answer any questions you may have relating to your Botswana self-drive holiday.

Drive South Africa can take care of all aspects of your self-drive Botswana tour, we arrange the accommodation, vehicle rental and your route taking into account your personal preferences, individual needs and interests. We also offer budget packages designed to accommodate travellers on shoestring budgets looking for cheap self-drive holidays in Botswana.

Botswana Self Drive

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Alternative Travel

While the allure of a Botswana safari and independent travel presents an exciting prospect to many explorers, it does involve a certain amount of hard work, effort and safari know-how even though your route is planned and your equipment provided. Some travellers prefer to experience Botswana’s rugged outdoors by overland tour, others like don't want to to pass on luxury accommodation.

See our sister site Overlanding Africa for details of budget African safaris, overland tours, camping safaris and backpacking advice as well as Discover Africa for a hand-picked selection of the very best in African travel.

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