Francistown is the second city in Botswana and the largest urban area in the north of the country. The highlight of any trip to this part of the world will be spending time at the nearby Tachila Nature Reserve. The city itself is a fairly laid-back kind of place, but there are plenty of restaurants and bars to choose from as well as some good shopping options. Cafes seem to be particularly popular in this part of Botswana.
Visitors to Botswana are likely to have a good time by spending a few days in Gaborone. This is the capital city of Botswana and it is the place to go for the best restaurants and shopping opportunities. There is also a relatively lively nightlife scene in the city with a number of bars and clubs to choose from. A couple of the most popular National parks are within easy reach of the city.
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A small town in western Botswana, known as the "Capital of the Kalahari". Ghanzi is a common stopover point for travellers heading to the Okavango Delta.
A small village found in the Okavango-Chobe region of Botswana. Located close to the Makgadikgadi Salt Pans, Gabatsadi & Kubu Islands, and the Nxai Pans National Park.
Kasane is a popular destination for travellers and is located close to both the Chobe National Park and Victoria Falls – day trips to the Falls are commonly available from here.
Maun is located at the gateway to the Okavango Delta and is the location for the start of many safaris to this area, as well as scenic flights that head over the Delta.
A village located on the road from Francistown to Kasane. Located close to the Makgadikgadi Salt Pans and the Nata Bird Sanctuary, home to a quarter of a million flamingo.