Namibia & Botswana Safari
Collected by Diana Smith
The countries of Namibia and Botswana offer the perfect settings for an epic safari. From golden deserts to wildlife preserves, it's a road trip packed with adventure. Load up the 4x4 car and get ready to sandboard in Swakopmund, see elephants in Etosha National Park, and float down the Okavango Delta. It's a wild trip for those experienced with the outdoors.
Madikwe Game Reserve, R49, Gaborone, 2874, South Africa
We had a wonderful experience at the Buffalo Ridge Lodge, our guides Lazarus and Israel were our heros as they managed to find the Big 5 for us and the staff did a wonderful and attentive service. The lodge is run and partly owned by the local...
Robert Mugabe Ave, Windhoek, Namibia
I recently visited Namibia for the first time, and I was incredibly surprised by how clean and developed the cities are. Windhoek, the capital of Namibia, has been awarded the "cleanest city in all of Africa and the world" on several occasions;...
Kalahari Desert Dr, Palm Desert, CA 92211, USA
Spend the morning walking with Zu/’hoasi Bushmen trackers. Uncharted Africa Safari Co. has pioneered and passionately supported cultural tourism in Botswana since the company’s inception 13 years ago. It has long been their belief that it is a...
Katutura, Windhoek, Namibia
Kamaya Restaurant (adjacent to Catakombe Bar in Windhoek's former Apartheid township of Katutura), is a great place for some truly authentic local Namibian cuisine. You can dine on local delicacies like porridge and soup made from cornmeal, millet...
C14 & C19 Junction - Unit D, Solitaire, Namibia
“It’s not even a town or a village, don’t call it that; it’s more of a pit-stop, really." Solitaire, Namibia, the pit-stop Moose McGregor calls home, contains nothing more than a general store, a small lodge, his bakery, and the only gas station...
D826, Sesriem, Namibia
If you're looking for a place to stay near the famous towering red dunes at Sossusvlei, look no further than Sossusvlei Lodge, located mere feet from the entrance to Namib-Naukluft National Park. Since a visit to the dunes typically involves an...
Sossusvlei, Namib desert, Namibia...a beautiful land where you can find the oldest and probably the tallest sand dune on earth... One of the magical moment I experienced there was when I joined a hot air ballooning trip over the Sossusvlei. When I...
It was our last day in Namibia and we decided to sign up for a sandboarding lesson in Swakopmund. Our two guides took us out to the desert where, after a strenuous hike up the dune, we strapped on snowboards and helmets and rode down the orange...
Tsodilo Hills, Botswana
The plight of the San Bushmen of Botswana is today at a critical juncture as the Govt of Botswana wrestles with the land use pressure that comes with development. But this has been a long running issue. On this journey at the age of about 10, I...
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