Best Time to Visit Botswana
The months between
April and November, when large number of animals migrate towards the
waterways of the Okavango Delta, is best time to go.
November and December
- the calving months - are an excellent time to witness nature's own
timetable of regeneration. The rainy season, from January to March,
sees the migration of large numbers of game into the summer grazing
areas, while the delta comes alive with sounds of hundreds of bird species.
In March and April
thousands of zebras and other animals migrate towards the Savuti area
of Chobe National Park.
from December through to February) can become exceptionally hot, and
rain may make some roads muddy and impassable.
During the rainy
summer season, animals in many game areas disperse, while in the dry
winter season they congregate around water sources, making for good
game viewing. This does not mean, however, that game viewing is impossible
during the summer season. (see climate).