Botswana Highlights


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General Information

It is well known that Botswana is one of the most stable countries in Africa. It is sparsely populated (10 % of the population lives in the capital city). Botswana has a large upmarket safari-based tourism industry (read expensive). Besides tourism Botswana is also the largest diamond producer in the world. Botswana is mainly flat and is dominated by the Kalahari Desert. (70% of Botswana) Once this was one of the poorest countries in Africa but now it has one of the fastest growing economies in the world. (mining, tourism and cattle) Botswana has a relative high standard of living. Botswana is one of the healthiest countries in Africa with good primary healthcare however it is estimated that over 300000 people have aids.Experience the stunning beauty, the unimaginable vastness, the isolation and space, incredible amounts of wildlife, bush camping and no fencing. Never forget you are the intruder and your presence is a privilege. Approach big game with caution; don’t make any unnecessary movement or noise and be prepared to drive or walk away, if possible downwind, as soon as warning signs appear IE; an elephant turns head-on to you and flaps its ears.