Botswana’s landscapes range from the arid and mysterious Kalahari Desert to the world’s largest inland river delta, the Okavango, a favoured safari destination. The country, with its pristine wilderness areas, is home to an abundance of wildlife and visitors can experience thrilling game drives, bush walks and elephant-back safaris, as well as a range of water-based activities, from Chobe River cruises to canoe trips in the Okavango Delta. The best time to visit is from June to August.