Capital: Gaborone

Currency: Botswana Pula (BWP)

Country Code: +267

Do I need a Visa? Visas are required for many countries, best to check  VisaHQ for the current requirements for each individual country

How will I charge my devices? Botswana’s electrical current is 220/240

How do I get there?  Well, if you’re heading to Gaborone (GBE) and flying from…
New York: 16 hours
Los Angeles: 24.5 hours
Toronto: 19.5  hours
Sao Paulo: 11 hours
London: 13.5  hours


Geography: Botswana is a landlocked country north of South Africa,  terrain is predominantly flat with undulating mesas and plains.  The Okavango Delta, one of the world’s largest inland deltas lies to the northwest.

Time Zones: GMT +2

How's the weather? Botswana is predominately semi arid with a subtropical climate and sunshine all year round though accompanied by varying temperatures.  NB to you Northern Hemisphere dwellers, Botswana’s seasons are opposite yours