Botswana has the reputation of being one of Africa's most special gems – being that through the past few decades, its lodges, namely in the Okavango Delta, have entertained the very rich and famous. This choice of bespoke travel is still available however, Botswana has evolved and has something for everyone. No matter which area of Botswana you decide to visit, this country will astound you with its natural beauty. You will find yourself wanting to return.
Botswana is approximately the size of France or Texas with a surface area of 581,730 sq km (58 173 000 ha). It is entirely landlocked, bordered by its neighbours South Africa, Namibia, Zambia and Zimbabwe and 84% of Botswana is covered by the Kalahari (Kgalagadi) Desert.
People of Botswana
The Tswana (Tswana: Batswana, singular Motswana) are a Bantu-speaking ethnic group who are native to Southern Africa and make up the majority of the population of Botswana , forming approximately 78% of the population, which is just over 2 million people, who speak the Setswana language. The oldest ethnic group is the San. The Main towns of Botswana include the Capital of Gaborone, Francistown, Lobatse, Selebi-Phikwe, Ghanzi, Mahalapye, Maun and Kasane.