Culture and History

Kanye LMS Church
Home of the Bangwaketse people who settled in the area in the mid- 19th century, Kanye is the longest continuously occupied capital village in Botswana. There are a number of interesting places to see...
The world’s richest diamond mine is situated in south-central Botswana, on the fringes of the Kgalagadi. Owned and operated by Debswana, a partnership between the diamond mining magnate DeBeers and...
Mahalapye, located on the edge of the Kalahari Desert, was one of the locations that lent its scenic environment to Amma Asante’s “A United Kingdom”.
Serowe is the birthplace of the country’s founding father – and first president – Sir Seretse Khama.
Commonly known as Phikwe, this mining town is best known for its copper-nickel mine which provides much of the employment in the area.
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Regarded as Botswana’s cattle farming hub. With Over 200 cattle farms, comprising approximately six percent of the national land, are backed one against the other in largely fenced holdings. Ghanzi Di...
St Marks Church in Lobatse
A drive past the country’s High Court, as well as the Botswana Meat Commission (BMC), one of Africa’s largest abbatoirs and meat-processing operations, welcomes you to Lobatse.
Francistown
The second largest city in the country welcomes you with a handshake and a “Dumilani” (hello/good morning!). Home to many Kalanga natives and often referred to as the Capital of the North, Francistown...
Boasting a number of glorious climbing and hiking options, the most prominent being the ‘Lovers’ Hill,’ (‘Lentswe la Baratani’),Otse is a quaint but stunning village about 40 kilometres from Gaborone.
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Perhaps the most visited rock painting site in the Gaborone area.

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Shopping and Office Hours

All major towns in Botswana, including Maun and Kasane, have shopping centres and supermarkets, and all basic commodities can easily be purchased. Many regional chain stores operate in Botswana. In addition, there are 24- hour c