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Botswana Cultural Holidays

Gaborone; Serowe
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Handbook and Guide to Botswana’s History, People and Culture



1. Why visit Botswana?
⇒ there’s more to Botswana than its big, wild animals; this is Africa at its best

2. Botswana’s history
⇒ mostly peaceful and increasingly successful

3. Botswana’s culture and customs
⇒ tradition and modernity, beautifully integrated

4. Itineraries:
⇒ a suggested ten day tour around the capital, Gaborone
⇒ a suggested extension to fourteen days to include Serowe

5. Interesting places to visit:
⇒ museums, galleries, craft workshops, markets, ancient sites, memorials, music venues, animal sanctuaries, viewpoints and more

6. Recommended hotels:
⇒ comfortable rooms, friendly service, good local food – tried and tested by us

7. Getting there:
⇒ information on flights from the UK with suggested airlines and routes

8. Getting around:
⇒ car hire; the information you need to carry; rules of the road

9. Recommended reading:
⇒ guidebooks, maps, works of non-fiction, even some true-to-Botswana-life fiction

10. Your health and safety:
⇒ advice on what to pack and what you might need; dos and don’ts

11. Check list:
⇒ a reminder of what to do before you travel (and one thing to do when you get back)

This 44 – page booklet gives you all the information you need to plan your holiday in Botswana