Private Tour of Gaborone for Adventures and Experiences You Can Hone
Private Tour of Gaborone for adventures and experiences you can hone with all the national parks, cultural aspects and historical sights found in this city.
Once referred to as ‘Africa’s fastest growing city’ Gaborone is Botswana’s capital that is continuously growing and now home to some 300,000 residents.
The great thing about Gaborone is that as a tourist you can enjoy all the modern conveniences of the city, but then a short distance away is the entry to the amazing wildlife of rural Africa.
Within the city nowadays there are four, vast American style malls and cinema complexes, a host of hotels, traditional and European restaurants, museums, art galleries, cultural centres, nightclubs, sports facilities and its latest addition, two golf courses.
In rural Botswana the wildlife, if you are lucky enough to see them, there are the zebra, eland, gemsbok, red hartebeest, blue wildebeest, impala, kudu, steenbok, vervet monkeys, warthog, rock dassies and many species of resident and migrant birds.
Fabulous Flora and Fauna too!
Top 8 Things to See and Do in Gaborone
On Sightseeing Tours of Gaborone Game and Nature Reserves, Be Thrilled and Excited With the Amazing Wildlife and Landscape
One of the guided tours to take is to the film location where award-winning British director Anthony Minghella shot the popular tv series ‘The No’1 Ladies Detective Agency’.
The city tours through the streets of Gaborone is an excellent way to spend a day and an excellent way to get to know the city in the early days of your break here.
The people of Gaborone are only too happy to welcome you to their city and are glad to help you in any way if you are lost or looking for somewhere.
It is always said that if you travel somewhere new, you should always try their traditional food, well there are lots of place in Gaborone to sample food. There is always a proud smile on the cooks face when you try something traditional that they have made.
Travel Tips for Gaborone
Summer season, November to March usually, has the higher temperatures and can easily reach 44º however it is also the rainy season so these temperatures can drop quite significantly during downpours although not for long. Winter is from May to August where there is virtually no rain and days are normally sunny and warm, the best time to take private tours however nighttime temperatures can also drop below freezing.
Gaborone is very reasonable for eating and drinking; you can get a three-course meal for two in a European restaurant for $35. December to March would be the best time to travel for cheaper prices. You must remember however this time of year is usually muggy and hot. As a guide, the lower priced lodges in midseason are around $550 to 700$ per person per night. As these holidays are all inclusive spending money would be minimum
Some nationalities still require a visa to visit the country so check at your Embassy beforehand. Botswana is a malaria zone so get advice from your Doctor on this and other vaccines needed before you go. Tap water in urban areas is chlorinated, but it is still advisable to drink bottled water especially for people with a sensitive stomach. Do not drink any other water other than bottled and make sure the cap is sealed before opening it.
During the Summer months, it can be blisteringly hot with temperatures of up to 44º on occasion especially just before the onset of the rainy season. It can be unbearable going on sightseeing or city tours when it is so hot. Winter is usually warm during the day with most days having sunshine and virtually no rain but temperatures can drop to sometimes minus overnight and mornings can be bitter with a hard frost.