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  • The old bridge over Thamalakane River near Maun is a photo stop while on your Botswana safari.
  • Hippo standing in the river, Botswana
  • Exploring the Okavanaga by boat is always a highlight of your Maun tours.

Located on the southern fringes of the Okavango Delta is Maun, Botswana’s fifth largest town. The tourism capital of the country, Maun is also the administrative centre for northern and western parts of the country and a gateway for Botswana safaris.

Still officially a village, Maun was once a rough outpost for hunters and poachers. Founded in 1915, it was named the tribal capital of the Batawana People. Maun developed quickly, expanding along the Thamalakane River. When a major road in from Nata was tarred in the early 1990s, the easier access into the village, coupled with its close proximity to the Okavango Delta helped to showcase Maun as the gateway to northern Botswana.

Maun comes under the Ngamiland District and is home to six tribes: the Hambukushu, the Basubiya, the Bayei, the Banoka, the Bakgalagadi and the Baherero. Most often viewed as a transit point for journeys to and from the Delta on Botswana travel, the historical and cultural elements of local tribes are often overlooked and visits to traditional villages are encouraged. Maun is a very interesting place because it maintains parts of its rustic frontier town past (it is not uncommon to see donkeys and goats wandering through town) while welcoming modernity in the form of shopping centres, hotels and offices.

 


  

Botswana Travel Information

At Goway we believe that a well-informed traveller is a safer traveller. With this in mind, we have compiled an easy to navigate travel information section dedicated to Botswana tours.

Learn about the history and culture of Botswana, the must-try food and drink, and what to pack in your suitcase. Read about Botswana's nature and wildlife, weather and geography, along with 'Country Quickfacts' compiled by our travel experts. Our globetrotting tips, as well as our visa and health information will help ensure you're properly prepared for a safe and enjoyable trip. The only way you could possibly learn more is by embarking on your journey and discovering Botswana for yourself. Start exploring… book one of our Botswana tours today!

 

Extend Your Trip

After your African Safari, why not consider one of Goway's Europe tours or Egypt tours en route from Botswana or perhaps a stopover in Dubai on one of our United Arab Emirates tours

 

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Maun, Botswana

  • Botswana Wildlife Breakaway

    There’s Africa, and then there’s Botswana. This very special trip explores two of the country's best loved wildlife areas, and takes you on to see much more.
    Duration:
    15 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 3,685
    Trip Type:
    Escorted Coach Touring, Small Group Touring
    Botswana See Trip Details
  • Best of Botswana Accessible Safari

    Botswana is decidedly an animal viewer’s paradise. Over a third of its terrain is devoted to National Parks offering exceptional game drives. There is also the opportunity to go on safari both in a boat through the wetlands and also in a typical African safari vehicle.
    Duration:
    10 Days
    Prices:
    On request
    Trip Type:
    Tailor-made Travel Ideas
    Botswana See Trip Details
  • Botswana & Zimbabwe Family Adventure

    Not only does an African safari experience provide educational value for children, but rather it allows for families to bond in the most remote and wild areas of these two beautiful countries, sharing life-lasting memories and stories along the way.
    Duration:
    13 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 7,364
    Trip Type:
    Family Vacations, Safaris Worldwide
    Botswana See Trip Details
  • Cape to Kenya Tour from Cape Town to Nairobi

    Take an epic journey across Africa, journeying from the southern tip to the eastern coast. Explore cosmopolitan Cape Town in the shadow of Table Mountain, marvel at the majesty of Victoria Falls in Zambia, and get lost in the streets of historical Zanzibar in Tanzania before traversing the Serengeti and ending your trip in Nairobi, Kenya. Embrace the magic of Africa on this journey of a lifetime.
    Duration:
    41 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 5,636
    Trip Type:
    Active & Adventurous, Escorted Coach Touring, Safaris Worldwide, Single Friendly
    South Africa See Trip Details
  • Intimate Botswana & Zimbabwe Encounter: Victoria Falls to Maun

    This African safari takes in two of Southern Africa’s most colourful and wildlife-rich nations. Explore the well-protected national parks of Botswana, and one of Africa’s least understood treasures, Zimbabwe.
    Duration:
    15 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 4,730
    Trip Type:
    Active & Adventurous, Escorted Coach Touring, Safaris Worldwide
    Zimbabwe See Trip Details
  • Legendary Cape & Delta

    More than just another Africa safari, this wildlife adventure explores the beauty of South Africa’s Cape region before embarking on an adventure in Botswana’s Okavango Delta and Chobe National Park.
    Duration:
    10 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 10,898
    Trip Type:
    Luxury and Beyond, Safaris Worldwide, Stays of Distinction
    South Africa See Trip Details
  • Luxury Camps Okavango: Wilderness Safari Botswana

    Botswana is uniquely blessed with all that’s enticing about an African safari, without the challenges or dangers that often deter travellers from what should be a life-changing trip!
    Duration:
    7 Days
    Prices:
    On request
    Trip Type:
    Safaris Worldwide, Tailor-made Travel Ideas
    Botswana See Trip Details
  • Northern Experience

    Embark on an epic journey across Southern Africa from South Africa to Zimbabwe. On this comprehensive vacation, you’ll visit the Mother City of Cape Town, venture into the deserts of Namibia, explore the Okavango Delta, head on safari game drives in Botswana, and end your trip at mighty Victoria Falls.
    Duration:
    24 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 4,785
    Trip Type:
    Safaris Worldwide
    Namibia See Trip Details
  • Sanctuary Retreats Delta, Chobe and Victoria Falls Special

    Uncover the vast and untamed wilderness of Botswana on this incredible African safari. Journeying from Botswana to Zambia, you’ll stay in luxury safari camps and explore the natural wonders of the Okavango Delta, Chobe National Park, and mighty Victoria Falls.
    Duration:
    8 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 3,271
    Trip Type:
    Luxury and Beyond, Safaris Worldwide, Tailor-made Travel Ideas
    Botswana See Trip Details
  • Southern Experience

    Embark on an epic journey across Southern Africa from Zimbabwe to South Africa. On this comprehensive vacation, you’ll see Victoria Falls, head on safari game drives in Botswana, explore the Okavango Delta, venture into the deserts of Namibia, and end your trip in the Mother City of Cape Town.
    Duration:
    24 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 4,885
    Trip Type:
    Safaris Worldwide
    Namibia See Trip Details
  • The Best Of Botswana: Morula Level

    Head on incredible game drives throughout the diverse landscape of Botswana. Passing between the Okavango Delta, East Moremi, and Chobe National Park, you'll enjoy safari drives and boat cruises that'll showcase the breathtaking landscape and majestic animals of the African wilderness, including lions, hippos, giraffes, and elephants.
    Duration:
    9 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 5,349
    Trip Type:
    Active & Adventurous, Private Experiences, Safaris Worldwide
    Botswana See Trip Details
  • Ultimate Botswana Family Safari

    This Ultimate Botswana Family Safari allows for the family to experience 5 of the key ecosystems and environments within Botswana on a fun filled adventure of discovery, suited and focused on the specific needs of the family.
    Duration:
    9 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 8,025
    Trip Type:
    Family Vacations
    Botswana See Trip Details
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