Take Your Family on a Botswana Safari

For anyone looking for an exciting vacation, Botswana is an excellent choice in destination. Located in the southern part of Africa, Botswana offers a unique experience that will be sure to amaze you.

With all of the fascinating wildlife in Botswana, one of the most enjoyable and amazing things that you can do in the area is to take part in a safari. The country contains beautiful scenery, magnificent game and incredible national parks which makes this a perfect area for visitors to be enchanted by. Botswana is home to more elephants than anywhere else in the world and to see them together is such a privilege. You will also be able to view giraffes, zebras, rhinos, cheetahs, hippos, buffalo, antelopes and many more - this list is almost endless!

While on your safari you get to see, in their natural habitat, such a wide range of creatures. From the magnificent birds (such as flamingos, eagles, vultures and many more species) to reptiles, such as crocodiles, large pythons and cobras. Believe it or not these are common things to see while taking a safari.

5 Best Backpackers' Destinations

Travel writers classify backpacking in the genre of "adventure travel," and for good reason. Backpackers enjoy the sights up close, and can interact closely with local folks, experiencing cuisine and customs that other travelers may not be party to.

With this said, what are key considerations for a great backpacking destination?
  • The natural beauty of the area.
  • The cultural highlights of the country.
  • Your personal safety.
  • The framework of any time and money constraints.
Here are the top 5 places that meet above criteria:

1. Bolivia

This South American country offers very high bang for your buck: the landscapes are stellar--some of the best in the world--and the cost of living is truly inexpensive. Hike one of the many Incan trails, or check out La Paz or Sucre. Bolivia boasts its Altiplano, and the largest salt flat in the world, the Salar de Uyuni.