When to go to Botswana ?

Travelling to Botswana and more generally to southern Africa can be done all year round, but the climate condition, animal sights and photo opportunities are not always the same.

To gain a more objective overview, we designed this calendar which focuses on a few criteria to take into account. It will help you to choose not only the best time to go but your perfect time to go to Botswana.


  • During the wet season, rainfall is higher in January and February.
  • The temperature can be cold during the night from June to July.
  • Malaria is present in the north of the country from November to June.
  • The busiest time of year is from July to October.
  • As far as animals are concerned they have no rules!

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