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.
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
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.
POSITIVE TEST CONTINGENCY PLANS:
What happens if you show symptoms or test positive for COVID–19 at a Desert & Delta Safaris property?
Step 1: You will be isolated in camp.
Step 2: Our contracted company doctor, as well as Okavango Air Rescue, will be consulted.
Step 3: When suitable, you will be transported to the relevant healthcare/isolation facilities.
TESTING OPTIONS & ARRIVAL/DEPARTURE INFORMATION
ARRIVAL & DEPARTURE REQUIREMENTS:
The below document provides you with up-to-date entry requirements into Botswana in terms of negative PCR certificates and result in time frames.
The departure requirements are usually determined by your end destination and/or the transit country you are travelling through. We have set out various requirements and information but it is critical you confirm this with your end destination.
PCR testing can be done in Maun, Kasane, Gaborone or in the lodge. Below are the testing options available to you. For detailed information and costing on your in-lodge testing please speak to your journey specialist.
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