Best Places for Backpackers in Botswana.

Enjoy backpacking around Botswana without a fixed itinerary by using our handy listings of the best hostels in every destination. Specially curated for backpackers and economy travellers, we help you find an amazing place to stay no matter where you're headed!

The best backpackers destinations & accommodation in Botswana.

Things to see and do while backpacking in Botswana.

Check out tips from other travellers and bloggers and their experiences in Botswana.

If you're already planning to visit Botswana - scroll to the next section for a list of the best places to stay.

A Trip To Kasane

Found in the North – Eastern corner of Botswana, near the Zambian, Zimbabwean and Namibian borders – is Kasane. This small town is among top tourism destinations with different tourist attractions such as;

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Cruising in Chobe National Park

Stretched upon the shores of the mighty Okavango River,  Chobe National Park offers you exciting wildlife sightings: elephants, lions, buffalos, and if you’re very lucky: leopards. So far the ‘big five’ specimens you might encounter. You’ll also find plenty of hippos close to the river, and crocodiles sunbathing under the morning sun. Although Botswana is a rather expensive country according to many tourists, you can save a lot of money if you are willing to sleep in a tent and arrange safaris by yourself.

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Maun:your stay at Old bridge backpackers

A soothing, calm and peaceful place, Old Bridge BackPackers is one for the books.It is located in Maun, Botswana and it is one of mother nature’s masterpiece to humankind and I am proud to be the one writing about it.Attracting everyone from around the world, being it a backpacker or a business man for a meeting, this place is a magnet for all the good that can be offered.Neither claimed by locals nor people of other countries, backpackers is that place where everyone feels foreign yet at home, does that make sense?it is its own little world, immediately when you enter its premises you are introduced to everything good and pure,you forget your troubles outside,oh!what a therapy it is.i have visited this place so many times, being it to catch up with friends,to go eat and drink around nature, for my birthday or just to come clear my thoughts and get my head right, I have always found myself there and I am always going to find myself there.A few kilometers from Maun shopping center this beauty is a gift you owe yourself.So, if you find yourself anywhere near Maun, be sure to come check it out.

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A Trip To Kasane

Found in the North – Eastern corner of Botswana, near the Zambian, Zimbabwean and Namibian borders – is Kasane. This small town is among top tourism destinations with different tourist attractions such as;

Charlotte Kangangwane

Top 3 hostels in Botswana.

There are 3 awesome hostels and budget places to stay in Botswana.

Leopard Lengau Lodge

Leopard Lengau Lodge

A private 15 hectares plot surrounds Leopard Lengau Lodge where you can enjoy the true nature of Botswana. Horse riding, biking and hiking are some of the many activities you can experience with us. Our privileged location allows us to visit game parks, cultural and touristic attractions with jus

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Elephant Trail Hostel

Elephant Trail Hostel

Elephant Trail Hostel, the only hostel in in Kasane, Botswana, traditionally built with the best Wi-Fi in Kasane, offering all activities from safaris to camping safaris, amazing sunsets, cruises and transfer to Vic falls at very very low prices. You want to stay cheap in Kasane, Chobe..stay with

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Bananyana Backpackers Camp

Bananyana Backpackers Camp

This venue is a “Backpackers” in the sense that it has been created with an understanding of people who choose to travel independently rather than pre-booking package tours. We have 8 dorm rooms with 24 bunker beds. They range from 4 to 6 beds per room. We run a variety of activities that one

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Botswana Travel Guides

Things to do at Livingstone

Livingstone is a quintessential city, at the very edge of Zambia. It is no bigger than an average town, and has a sum total of one main road. There’s a handful of restaurants, bars, schools, stores, hotels. What makes this city special, however, is that it’s situated right at the…

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Cruising in Chobe National Park

 A Low-Cost Safari Stretched upon the shores of the mighty Okavango River,  Chobe National Park offers you exciting wildlife sightings: elephants, lions, buffalos, and if you’re very lucky: leopards. So far the ‘big five’ specimens you might encounter. You’ll also find plenty of hippos close to the river, and crocodiles sunbathing…

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Maun:your stay at Old bridge backpackers

A Backpacker’s home away from home A soothing, calm and peaceful place, Old Bridge BackPackers is one for the books.It is located in Maun, Botswana and it is one of mother nature’s masterpiece to humankind and I am proud to be the one writing about it.Attracting everyone from around the…

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A Trip To Kasane

  NB: Please note, I do not own any of the above. Found in the North – Eastern corner of Botswana, near the Zambian, Zimbabwean and Namibian borders – is Kasane. This small town is among top tourism destinations with different tourist attractions such as; THE CHOBE NATIONAL PARK There is…

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Namibia: Self-drive road trip by 2WD

The concept This is the story of my crossing through Namibia this August, which is part of a full circle road trip from Johannesburg in South Africa to Botswana, where I drove the Trans-Kalahari highway to Namibia, then back to South Africa, Cape Town, up to Knysna and then through…

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