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Visas:
Not required: British Commonwealth ( except India, Pakistan, Sri Lanka and Ghana) The EU except ( Spain and Portugal) and citizens of the USA.

Banking:
Please note that banks and bureaus of exchange are not found in rural areas.  There is no restriction on the amount of foreign currency/ travellers cheques brought in and out of the country as long as it is declared on entry. 

Banking Hours:
9am to 2:30 pm Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday 
Wednesdays from 8:15 am to 12:00.

Best time to Travel
The winter months (June to September) are the best to experience the game in Botswana

Electricity

Power is 220 V
Please note that the remote camps may use generators.


Public Holidays:
1st January New Years Day
Changes annually Good Friday & Easter Monday
15 July President's Day
30th September Botswana (Independence) Day
December 25th Christmas Day

 

THINGS TO REMEMBER FOR YOUR SAFARI

Neutral coloured clothing for the Game Parks.
Shorts and t-shirts. Warm clothes for evenings.
Comfortable walking shoes.
A hat with a wide brim.
A fleece or windbreaker.
Personal toiletries.
Camera with spare batteries and film.
Binoculars. Sunscreen. Insect repellent.
Passport. International Driverís License.
Malaria Prophylactics.

 

General Information Botswana

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