Best time to visit Botswana

In Botswana summer months are from November to March. This is the rainy season – with rains building up gradually during the day resulting in thunderstorms. Some roads do become impassible during the rains. Although not regarded as a prime game viewing period all the migrant bird species have arrived and landscape photography is at its best. Game is generally dispersed.

From April to June days are hot with cooler nights and game viewing improves as wildlife starts to concentrate around waterholes and the bush starts thinning out.

From July to August (winter) game viewing is near its best, days are dry and hot and nights cool.

September and October are the hottest months and game viewing is at is prime, although the bush is extremely dry.

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