Botswana Travel - Botswana is a landlocked country in southern Africa. It shares land borders with Zimbabwe in the north-east, South Africa in the south and south-east and Namibia to the west. Botswana is one of Africa's success stories with steady economic growth and remains a peaceful and stable nation of remarkable natural beauty.
There are 2 plug configurations in Botswana.
Voltage: 220 V | Frequency: 50 Hz | Power sockets: Type E & D
Malari prophylaxis is recommended for all travel to the northern part of the country in the provinces of Central, Chobe, Ghanzi, and Ngamiland, including safaris to the Okavango Delta area. There is no risk in the city of Gaborone. Transmission occurs mainly from November to June. The red area indicates a substantial risk of malaria.
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Tourist visas are not required for UK or US citizens to visit Botswana for up to 90 days.
Should you be of a nationality requiring a visa you can make the application at your nearest Botswana Embassy or High Commission.
The Bradt Travel Guide (2018) is a guide to one of Africa's most popular safari destinations. It focuses on the Okavango Delta, Chobe National Park and the Northern Kalahari and includes a full-colour wildlife guide.
Page Updated: Mar 2020