What makes Gaborone so unique that the visitor can enjoy all the familiar modern conveniences of home, but can gain entry into rural Africa, or wildlife areas, within minutes – having then the best of both possible worlds.
Once proudly referred to as “Africa’s fastest-growing city,” Botswana’s capital, Gaborone, has been – since its inception – continually expanding, to the point that now the sprawling urban centre of some 300 000 residents has become nearly unrecognisable from the tiny, dusty administrative town it was at the country’s independence in 1966.
Twenty-first century Gaborone now boasts four, large American-style malls, replete with cinema complexes, a host of hotels, guest houses and restaurants, an international airport, a cultural centre, discos and nightclubs, a national museum and art gallery, as well as two golf courses and other sports facilities.
What makes Gaborone so unique, however, is that the visitor can enjoy all the familiar modern conveniences of home, but can gain entry into rural Africa, or wildlife areas, within minutes – having then the best of both possible worlds.
Activities and wildlife
Offers world-class cities, outstanding wildlife safaris, breath-taking landscapes and activities and sophisticated restaurants and bars serving some of the very best food and wine to be found anywhere in Africa.
Namibia’s scenery is absolutely mind-blowing, and this is the country’s main draw.Gigantic, incomparable sand dunes of the Namib Desert that feature most prominently on a Namibia safari itinerary.
Clocking in at twice the height of Niagara Falls, the Victoria Falls(zambia side) is one of Africa’s greatest and most-visited attractions. Traditionally known as Mosi-oa-Tunya or ‘the Smoke that Thunders’, Vic Falls is often the end-point of a Southern African safari.
Beautiful Zimbabwe is home to warm people and wildlife galore, not to mention the spectacular Victoria Falls, one of the Seven Natural Wonders of the World.
Rwanda has two rainy seasons: the first is from around February to June and the second from September through December. These are separated by two dry seasons: June to September, during which there is often no rainfall at all, and a shorter dry period from December to February. Typically the west and North-west of Rwanda receives more rainfall annually than the South-east and east of the country.