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Flights to Botswana

Flights to Botswana

International flight routes to Botswana

We arrange the flights to Botswana for most of our travellers, and have excellent flights rates. However, if you would prefer to arrange your own flights, or book with air-miles or the like, then feel free to do so. If you organise the flights, we are happy to just make your ground arrangements.

Starting from London

The easiest and most direct way to reach Botswana from London is to fly to Jo'burg (often with South African Airways or British Airways), and then connect through to one of Botswana's two 'gateway' airports: Maun in Botswana, or Livingstone beside the Victoria Falls in Zambia.

These flights depart from Heathrow every day of the week.

Starting from the USA

Coming from the USA, your have choices to make about your flights. In broad terms, your two options for the flight arrangements are:

1) You arrange your return flights USA -> London and London -> USA for yourself.
Expert Africa arranges the London -> Maun / Livingstone and Livingstone / Maun -> London flights for you.

This makes a lot of sense as we have great rates on the flights to Jo'burg – and allows us to utilise low add-on rates for internal flights within Africa which we can buy for your trip linked to your international ticket. (Especially true of the Air Botswana flights on the Maun / Jo'burg route.) However, you need to make sure that you have enough turn-around time between planes in London.

2) You arrange your own flights USA -> Botswana and Botswana -> USA, either via London or on any other route, and advise us of the flight times and carriers.
Expert Africa arranges your arrangements in Botswana for you, including any smaller flights within Botswana, and any arrangements in Livingstone.

This makes more sense if you are flying direct from the US – eg on the service linking Atlanta with Jo'burg. If you choose to organise your own intercontinental flights, then we prefer you to also book any connecting flights at the same time, with the same people who sell you your intercontinental flight tickets. Eg: links between from Jo'burg and Livingstone or Maun.

Flights to the rest of Africa

For more information on flights, please see our webpage on International flights to Africa.
Click on the links below to read specific information about flights to each of our other African destinations:

Flights to Malawi
Flights to Mozambique
Flights to Namibia
Flights to Rwanda
Flights to Seychelles
Flights to South Africa
Flights to Tanzania
Flights to Zambia
Flights to Zanzibar
Flights to Zimbabwe

Our top picks for holidays to Botswana

We'll always tailor-make your Safari for you. Here are some of our favourites to inspire you.


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Wild Dog Safari

13 days • 5 locations
KASANE AIRPORT TO MAUN AIRPORT

An in-depth discovery of northern Botswana’s wilderness, from Chobe and the private Kwando Reserve to the Moremi and iconic Okavango Delta with a great variety of activities and wildlife.

US$9,180 - US$15,600 per person

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Porcupine safari

11 days • 4 locations
MAUN AIRPORT TO MAUN AIRPORT

Visit dramatically contrasting landscapes boasting a variety of species during this exploration of Botswana’s top-safari destinations. A combination of national parks and private reserves allows for a range of activities.

US$9,000 - US$13,570 per person

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Spring Hare Safari

9 days • 3 locations
KASANE AIRPORT TO MAUN AIRPORT

An authentic and diverse safari to Botswana combining the Chobe Forest Reserve, Savuti Marshes and the Okavango Delta. Strong wildlife viewing, a variety of activities and excellent value camps.

US$5,850 - US$9,770 per person

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Red Lechwe Safari

9 days • 3 locations
MAUN AIRPORT TO MAUN AIRPORT

Superb guiding from three fabulous camps full of character in three contrasting areas for a fabulous safari to the Okavango Delta and Kalahari Desert.

US$10,060 - US$16,820 per person

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Large-spotted Genet safari

9 days • 3 locations
MAUN AIRPORT TO MAUN AIRPORT

A luxury safari exploring the Okavango Delta and Linyanti-Savuti, two of the best wildlife viewing areas in Botswana, staying at three top camps renowned for their guiding for a first-class experience.

US$8,470 - US$16,610 per person

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Steenbok Safari

9 days • 3 locations
MAUN AIRPORT TO MAUN AIRPORT

A classic Botswana safari exploring the Moremi, Chobe National Park and Okavango Delta. Excellent wildlife viewing and a variety of activities from three of our favourite traditional tented camps.

US$6,110 - US$9,500 per person

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Pangolin safari

8 days • 3 locations
MAUN AIRPORT TO MAUN AIRPORT

Three relaxed, local feeling camps in pristine settings – the Kwando Reserve and Okavango Delta. Guided by a driver and tracker at each, this a great trip for spotting Botswana’s top predators.

US$6,200 - US$11,040 per person

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Bushbuck safari

8 days • 3 locations
MAUN AIRPORT TO MAUN AIRPORT

Discover three of Botswana’s best game-viewing regions with stays in the private Linyanti, Chitabe and Vumbura reserves. Intimate, smart camps offer a range of activities by which to discover these stunningly varied habitats.

US$12,190 - US$21,250 per person

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Reedbuck safari

8 days • 3 locations
MAUN AIRPORT TO MAUN AIRPORT

Focussing on the Okavango Delta and combining the crème de la crème of Botswana’s camps – Zarafa, Vumbura Plains and Mombo – this is one of the finest safari experiences in Africa.

US$14,490 - US$27,160 per person

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Tsessebe safari

7 days • 3 locations
MAUN AIRPORT TO MAUN AIRPORT

Visit three sister-camps in and around Moremi Game Reserve during this thorough exploration of the Okavango Delta. A range of activities provide excellent opportunity to observe the local birdlife, mammals and fauna.

US$4,760 - US$8,880 per person

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