Botswana

Botswana is a landlocked country in South Africa. More than 70% of its territory belongs to the Kalahari Desert. The country borders with the Republic of South Africa to the south and southeast, Namibia to the west and north, and Zimbabwe to the northeast. It is comparable in size to Madagascar.

Botswana has several areas that are habitats of wildlife. In addition to the Nile delta and desert areas there are lawns and savannas where the blue gnu, many antelope and other mammals and birds are found. North Botswana is one of the few remaining areas where there are populations of the endangered African wild dog. Chobe National Park is the largest concentration in the world of African elephants. The park covers about 11,000 square kilometers and has about 350 bird species. Chobe National Park and the Moremi hunting reserve are the main tourist attractions.


Okavango & Chobe Trail - South 1525 , 8 Days

Okavango & Chobe Trail - South

Enjoy some of the best places in Africa for game drives teeming with wildlife Begin your tour in...
Over-landing Africa - from Nairobi to Cape Town in 40 days (camping) 5370 , 40 Days

Over-landing Africa - from Nairobi to Cape Town in 40 days (camping)

Breath-taking African overland experience for anyone young at heart and with an open mind! An epic...
Safari in Southern Africa - From Cape Town to Victoria Falls (camping) 2085 , 20 Days

Safari in Southern Africa - From Cape Town to Victoria Falls (camping)

Experience the contrasts of southern Africa's landscape on this unforgettable camping...
View all» Blog

10.12.2021 15:21

Saudi Arabia - the birthplace of Islam (tips for visiting the country)

It took really long for Saudi Arabia to decide to open for tourists, but now it is finally a fact and Penguin Travel immediately put the destination on its belt. The Kingdom – known as the spiritual birthplace of Islam, now has a new approach to attract visitors and that's why the visa requirements are changed. The changes are so big, compared to the past that they look almost like a...


06.08.2021 17:00

7 Things to do in South Sudan

  It’s the newest country in the world and one that a lot of people haven’t even heard of. Those who have, usually associate it with the military conflict that has been tearing up the region for decades. But behind all of that, lies a country of ancient cultural rituals, a myriad of colorful local tribes and raw natural beauty. It is still the most challenging destinations for...


05.08.2021 08:55

The Little - Known Pyramids of Sudan

Can you name the country with the most pyramids in the world? Nope, it’s not Egypt. The country which holds this record with more than 200 pyramids is actually Egypt’s southern neighbor – Sudan. Though not as big as the Egyptian ones, they are just as impressive and have just as intriguing history, dating back to 8th century BC, to the kingdom of Kush. Since the Sudanese...


01.10.2020 11:45

11 Interesting Facts about Rwanda

  Rwanda is a small African country, whose name is often mostly associated with the horrific genocide that happened here in 1994. It was one of the most tragic events in the history not only of Rwanda, but the world. However, it was also a turning point in the country's history. It has since then embarked on a new path of social, economic and ecological development and deserves to be known...