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Cheap flights to Botswana

Reasons To Visit Botswana

Located just above South Africa, Botswana is an incredible natural destination known for its wildlife and untouched wilderness. Many people come to Botswana to go on a safari or eco-tour where you can look forward to seeing fascinating animals like lions and cheetahs as well as some stunning natural landscapes. Some of the best destinations in the country include the Chobe National Park with its many elephants or the Makgadikgadi Pans National Park with its rich birdlife. Be sure to check out the capital Gaborone which is home to many interesting cultural landmarks like the National Museum and Art Gallery, or you may consider going on a mountain walking or hiking trip to enjoy some amazing vistas.

Where to stay: Ratings and booking information for the best hotels and resorts in Botswana for every budget

Arriving In Botswana

The busiest airport serving Botswana is Sir Seretse Khama International Airport located just 15 km outside of the capital Gaborone, while UAE-based travelers may also consider arriving at Maun Airport or Kasane Airport. If you are looking to catch flights from the UAE to Botswana, it will not be possible to travel directly but there are plenty of options available involving only one transfer.

From each the airport you will find it is possible to arrange for private or shared transportation, although there will also be taxis available if you would rather travel directly. While you can expect a decent array of options at Sir Seretse Khama International Airport when it comes to dining, drinking and shopping, other airports in the country will be limited in this respect so make sure you come prepared.

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Botswana Travel Information

Many nationals including those from the UAE can travel to Botswana visa free for up to 90 days. In Botswana the coolest time of year is between May and August when you can still expect average highs in the mid-20s, while you can expect the warmest temperatures from October through to February. The currency in Botswana is the Botswana pula, while the country is just two hours behind the UAE. You will find that the cost of living in Botswana is a lot cheaper compared to the UAE, so a tight budget may go a long way.

* This information is correct as of December 2017

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