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This month, we take the time to appreciate everything we are thankful for – family, friends, health… and Botswana! With political and economic stability, foresighted conservation policies, and welcoming people, we’re thankful people can experience an exhilarating vacation in this tranquil land. Check out the unforgettable deals below from some of our North American operators (that we are also thankful for) and start making vacation plans your family or friends will thank you for!
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Travel Specials:

Botswana Travel Offers
&Beyond –
Grand Botswana

From $7,608 per person sharing. Visit the grandest of Botswana's hotspots with &Beyond. Renowned for their scenic splendor and ample wildlife, venture deep into the heart of the extraordinary Okavango Delta, follow the mighty rivers deep into the Selinda Reserve and encounter thrilling adventures in Chobe. Click here for more information.

Botswana Travel Offers
Eyes on Africa –
Botswana Wild Parks Safari

From $2,685 per person sharing. Get wild with Eyes on Africa! Botswana Wild Parks Safari tempts travelers to experience the vast Makgadikgadi Pans, the Okavango Delta by traditional mokoro and the abundant wildlife of the Moremi Game Reserve. Explore Chobe by boat and enjoy wonderful views of Victoria Falls. Click here for more information.

Botswana Travel Offers
Lion World Tours –
Southern African Wild Wonders

From $4,990 per person sharing. Lion World Tours invites you to discover Africa’s Wonders. This unforgettable adventure explores the Okavango Delta, Chobe Game Reserve and Victoria Falls. The perfect package to make your African dream come true! Click here for more information.

Botswana Travel Offers
Abercrombie & Kent –
A Connoisseur's Botswana

From $9,320 per person sharing. Lie safely outdoors on a luxurious, mobile bed, mesmerized by the twinkling African skies as the sounds of the night swell all around. Float leisurely along waterways and lagoons by poled mokoro, viewing hippo and plains game along the way. Absorb this - plus a visit to rainbow-replete Victoria Falls - on an independent journey through Botswana's famed sites and reserves with Abercrombie & Kent. Click here for more information.

Wildlife Sightings

You won’t need your binoculars to see the latest wildlife sightings sent to us from various camps throughout Botswana. Awe-inspiring sights abound when on safari in Botswana!

Wildlife Sightings

With the holidays right around the corner, looks like someone is getting well rested before the mad dash starts. Be very, very quiet! Click here for more sightings at Great Plains Conservation.

For more wildlife sightings from Botswana, check out the below camps’ sighting reports:

&Beyond Sightings Reports
Kwando Sightings Report

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Botswana Regarded as ‘Safe Haven’ for Rhino Groundbreaking Conservation Project

In the first ever private game reserve donation of rhino, &Beyond has earmarked six white rhino to be translocated from &Beyond Phinda Private Game Reserve in South Africa to Botswana’s Okavango Delta.

Wildlife Sightings

The Okavango Delta has proven to be a successful rhino relocation habitat and Botswana has a strong security and monitoring framework in place whereby the government helps to protect the species. “It’s the ideal opportunity for us to move our eggs out of one basket,” explains Carlisle. “The project has the full support of the Botswana Rhino Management Committee and we are thrilled to be driving such a vital initiative for rhino conservation in partnership with Motorite.”

After years of negotiation and planning, the translocation process will begin in February 2013. From October 2012, game scouts from Botswana will travel to &Beyond Phinda to undergo intensive tracking and monitoring training, as they are not familiar with white rhino behavior in the southern part of the Delta. Capture and release bomas will be built in South Africa and Botswana respectively, permits obtained and various conservation initiatives set in place to ensure that the six carefully selected rhino arrive at their destination safely.

Wildlife Sightings

&Beyond has made a significant contribution to the protection of rhino over the past 20 years. This project, with the final release of the six rhino scheduled to take place in April 2013, not only highlights the company’s commitment to its core ethic of Care of the Land, Care of the Wildlife and Care of the People, but the value and efforts of Botswana’s government as well.

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Tsamaya Sentle ("go well" in Setswana),
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