Botswana

BOTSWANA

“Botswana

Sitting in the heart of Southern Africa, Botswana is arguably one of the best places in the world to view African wildlife. The water that flows into this vast country from the northwest spreads out across the dry Kalahari Desert in a massive inland delta that supports an even wider array of life. Nowhere else can you see lions, cheetahs, leopards, elephants, giraffes, and hippos all living in such close quarters, and interacting in such fascinating (and photogenic) ways. One of the most stable economies in Africa since the country’s independence in 1966, Botswana has been called Africa’s Last Eden by wildlife conservationists, and is home to nearly all big species of African game, and also to tribes of hunter-gatherers who live off the arid land in much the same way as our distant ancestors once did.

Overview

Population: 2,038,587

Official Language: Tswana

Fun Fact: An estimated 38% of the country’s surface is dedicated to national parks, reserves and wildlife management areas.

Custom Group Sample Itineraries

Below please find a selection of sample itineraries that have been custom-tailored for high school educators and their students to fit specific learning objectives and goals.

Open Enrollment Programs

Open Enrollment programs are available to individual high school students who are interested in traveling with other students from across the country.

  • I just wanted to thank you again for all your help and support during our China program! I really appreciate the effort to coordinate a trip that immersed us in the local Yunnan culture and go above and beyond a typical tourist trip. I very much enjoyed the language exchanges and I am so glad we were able to participate. The leaders knowledge of Chinese culture and fluency in the language helped us all adjust to life much more smoothly after arriving in China. In addition, I want to thank everyone at Walking Tree for making this trip possible I hope you guys adjusted back to home life and enjoy the rest of the summer!

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