An excellent guide, fully updated and now in its third edition, designed for both organized and private tours by providing detailed planning and route descriptions, advice on where to stay and what to pack, as well as vital information on climate, off-road driving, and what to do in emergencies. Descriptions of Botswana’s famed nature reserves and national parks include details of flora, fauna and geology, historical features and comprehensive maps. Gaborone, Maun, Francistown and Lobatse are comprehensively described, and some 52 suggested self-drive routes for both two- and four-wheel drive vehicles are included. This new edition is fully up-to-date with 47 accurate maps and GPS co-ordinates. 52 routes suggested by the author who lives in Botswana make planning easier and makes use of clear margin symbols for at-a-glance reference.
MIKE MAIN has spent 30 years exploring Botswana and its neighbors. A freelance writer and management consultant when not travelling, he lives in Gaborone.