Camping in Botswana

At Spottocamp you can find 5 fantastic campsites in Botswana. Whether you go by tent, camper or caravan, we find the best places to give you a great holiday.

What is the best period for camping in Botswana?
The best time to camp in Botswana is the months May to July. This is when there is less rain and the most hours of sunshine per day. With a maximum temperature of 33 degrees, January is the hottest month in Botswana.

What does camping cost in Botswana?
The average price of a campsite in Botswana is BWP 260.00 per night. This is an average price based on a car and two persons with a tent, caravan or camper.

On holiday in Botswana.

The South African country of Botswana is a fairly popular holiday destination among people who want to spot wild animals during a safari. A good planning about when you travel to Botswana is important if you want to travel comfortably and spot enough animals. The country, which lies at an average altitude of about a thousand metres, has two types of climate: the warm desert climate (type BWh) in the south-west and within the Central Kalahari Game Reserve, and the warm steppe climate (type BSh) elsewhere in Botswana.

The climate in Botswana

Botswana is a country in the south of Africa, directly above the centre of South Africa. The largest part of Botswana is the Kalahari Desert, which, based on the amount of precipitation, is only partly real desert. The rest is actually a kind of semi-desert, which in northeastern direction changes into steppe-like hilly areas. Botswana has two types of climate: the warm desert climate (type BWh) and the warm steppe climate (type BSh). The winter months are rather warm and very dry. In the summer, the chances of precipitation increase and the temperature in many places reaches tropical values of thirty degrees or more.

Climate table

Month Temperature Sunshine hours p/d Days of precipitation p/m Precipitation p/m
January 20°C to 33°C
9 hours
9 10
February 19°C to 32°C
8 hours
8 9
March 17°C to 31°C
8 hours
8 7
April 14°C to 28°C
8 hours
8 6
May 8°C to 25°C
9 hours
9 2
June 5°C to 22°C
9 hours
9 1
July 5°C to 23°C
10 hours
10 0
August 7°C to 26°C
10 hours
10 1
September 12°C to 29°C
10 hours
10 2
October 16°C to 31°C
9 hours
9 6
November 18°C to 32°C
9 hours
9 8
December 19°C to 32°C
8 hours
8 9

Top rated

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Gaborone

Stevensford Game Reserve

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