a long and dry winter period from May to December, January to April is the
wet season. Safaris in Botswana can be very sensitive to seasonal changes
depending upon what you'd like to see.
are rough guidelines but we strongly recommend that you obtain local advise
during safari planning:
The floods arrive
at Mohembo in December with a peak between January and March (sometimes as
late as May). The flood in Maun usually reaches its peak in July or August
(sometimes as late as September). Best game viewing is generally July to
October. Some areas of the Delta experience heavy winds during August and
September and some of the seasonal camps are closed during the wet season.
Good all year
but best during the dry months from May to October.
at Kasane and Linyanti is good all year - best from May to October. The Savuti
area is best from November to May - if the Savuti channel floods or water
remains in the Mababe Depression then May to October is excellent. Mid-winter
can be very cold and the worst heat is encountered from September until the
the days are hot (mid 30's) with night-time temperatures at sub-zero. Summer
temperatures are scorching.