Population: 1.7 million
Language: English, Setswana.
Time: GMT + 2 (GMT + 3 in summer).
International dialling code: + 267
Visas: NOT required by UK citizens.
Country Representative in UK: Botswana Tourism, 6 Stratford Place, London WC1 1AY. Tel: 0207 499 8595. e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org. Tourist Office website: botswanatourism.org.uk.
Voltage: 220-240 AC, 50 Hz.
Money: Pula (P) divided into 100 thebe. For the up-to-date exchange rate please visit the OANDA Currency Converter website
Vaccinations: There are no mandatory vaccinations required. Recommended: BCG, Cholera, Hepatitis A, Hepatitis B, Malaria, Polio, Rabies, Typhoid, Yellow Fever. For up-to-date information please consult your local G.P. or visit the MASTA website
Guidebook: The Bradt Guide to Botswana.
Food and Drink: On all of the World Discovery Botswana Safaris your meals will be included in the cost and taken at the lodges and camps. Food is therefore of an international nature, of a surprisingly high standard given the remoteness of the locations, although you will be occasionally be served some regional dishes.
At all the lodges we feature on our Botswana safaris, drinks are included in the price. Please look at the 'Price Includes' summary at the end of each itinerary for specific details.