COVID-19 Travel Information

COVID-19 Travel Information

The COVID-19 pandemic has had a marked impact on how we travel. The international borders into Botswana are open and our safari camps & lodges are ready to welcome you on safari. To assist you with navigating the revised COVID-19 travel procedures, we have put several comprehensive documents together offering you important information on arrival and departure requirements, our in-lodge safety protocols as well as information on what to do should you test positive while in Botswana. All the links to the relevant documents can be found in the below summary.

LODGE HEALTH & SAFETY PROTOCOLS

LODGE PROTOCOLS:

Our lodges are all in compliance with the Botswana Governments new operational protocols to ensure the health and safety of all guests and staff.

Desert & Delta Safaris are members of TOURSAFE Africa and compliant with internationally recognised hygiene practices.

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TESTING OPTIONS & ARRIVAL/DEPARTURE INFORMATION

ARRIVAL & DEPARTURE: In this document we will provide you up-to-date entry requirements into Botswana in terms negative PCR certificates and result time frames.

Departure requirements are usually determined by destination and/or transit country requirements and information is provided in our document.

TESTING OPTIONS: PCR testing can be done in Maun, Kasane, Gaborone or in lodge.

Testing options available:

Add an additional night in Maun and test the day before departure at a private clinic.

End at Chobe Game Lodge and test the day before departure at a private clinic in Kasane.

Book in-camp testing and test at your last lodge the day before departure. In-lodge testing pricing matrix available for various group sizes. 

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FAQ

We've put together a list of frequently asked questions to help you better understand what a safari to Botswana is all about and to help you better prepare for your vacation.

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What to bring

With the long haul travel and luggage restrictions on the light aircrafts in Botswana, careful planning is essential. We have put together a list of what to bring on your safari to Botswana

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Transfers

An exciting element of your Botswana safari is getting around. All Desert & Delta Safaris camps are connected by light aircraft transfers operated by Safari Air.

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Children

Botswana is the ideal destination for your ultimate family safari. Before you travel, there are important requirements which you need to adhere to when travelling with minors.

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Health

Health and medical requirements are an important consideration when planning your Botswana safari. t is each guest’s sole responsibility to ensure that he or she has had all necessary inoculations, immunisations and medications prior to departure.

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Seasons

The Botswana landscape changes dramatically through the various seasons in the year with each season offering unique and special safari encounters. We've put together a simple guide to help you plan when to travel.

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Bird Enthusiasts

With its varied landscapes and expansive natural wildernesses, Botswana is a haven for the birding enthusiast. We've put together a few highlights on what to expect on your safari.

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Landscape & Wildlife

Arguably one of Africa’s best safari and wildlife destinations, Botswana offers vast tracts of unspoilt wilderness’s covering a variety of unique ecosystems, coupled with prolific wildlife encounters throughout your safari.

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