Cheap Flights to Botswana

Cheap Flights to Botswana

Home to three of the world's most important diamond mines, Botswana has always captured the interest of adventurous travellers. The country, which is one of South Africa's top tourist destinations, is as famous for its sprawling savannas, untouched wilderness, lush valleys, and rich wildlife. Skyscanner's flight search can help you browse and compare cheap flights to Botswana. You can even compare air ticket prices across an entire month using the Whole Month search option.

What to See and Do in Botswana

Whether it's exploring the lush national parks or embarking on a safari tour, you'll have no shortage of things to see and do in this vast country. A good place to begin your tour is in Gaborone, which is home to the Main Mall shopping plaza, St. Claire Lion Park, and several beautiful botanical gardens. The town of Serowe also boasts some of Botswana's most frequently visited attractions. They include the Khama Rhino Sanctuary and the Kama III Memorial Museum. Other cities of interest in Botswana are the vibrant metropolis of Cape Town, the wealthy city of Johannesburg, and the administrative capital, Pretoria.

Best Time to Fly to Botswana

Botswana's peak tourist season is summer (November to February), but stifling temperatures (up to 40 degrees in the daytime) can make enjoying the regions various adventure tours difficult. Hotel rates and flight prices are also much higher at this time of year than during the off-peak season. For budget-conscious travellers, the ideal time to visit Botswana is during the hot, dry months of September and October, when the best deals on accommodations and airfare are available. If you have a specific travel date in mind, enter it into the Price Alert tool. We'll notify you when ticket prices are cheap so that you can book the cheapest possible flight.

Airports in Botswana

There are 32 airports in Botswana, most of which handle regional and domestic flights to remote attractions that are inaccessible by car. Sir Seretse Khama International Airport (GBE) serves as the main gateway to the capital city of Gaborone, Botswana, and it is likely to be the airport you fly into when visiting the country. Amenities and services at this airport include ATMs, currency exchange desks, full-service banking facilities, a basic restaurant, a small bar, and a few shops selling local handicrafts. Sir Seretse Khama International Airport is not served by any public transportation services, but car rentals available from several agencies operating out of the airport. There are also metered taxis available for hire outside of the airport. The journey from Sir Seretse Khama International Airport to the city centre takes roughly 15 minutes.

Travel Tips

English is the official language of Botswana, but the national language is Setswana. If you are travelling to Botswana's smaller towns, it may be helpful to learn a few local words and phrases in the local language. Power outlets run on 220/240 volts, and voltage adapters are difficult to find in the country, so it's a good idea to pack a few plug adapters for your trip. Depending on which areas of Botswana you plan to visit, you may need to take a course of antimalarial vaccinations. Consult with your physician to confirm which prophylactics, if any, will be required.

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