The last rays of sunshine leave us postal authentic sunsets near Camp Savute Elephant Camp by Orient Express in Botswna, in the Chobe National Park. AIR TRANSPORT: There are no direct flights from Spain to Botswana being the best combination that is via Johannesburg. The national airline is Air Botswana (BP) which only operates within Africa. While some African and British airlines offer international flights to Gaborone, is often cheaper approach the region flying to Harare (Zimbabwe), Windhoek (Namibia) and Johannesburg (South Africa) and travel by road to Botswana. Seretse Khama International Airport is located 15 km northwest of Gaborone. There is no regular bus from the airport but the President Hotel, Motel Oasis, the Gaborone Sun Hotel and Palma Hotel are Granes minibuses (combis). There are also taxis. In Kasane began operations in 1992, a major airport that Gaborone. In 1996 another was opened in Maun International Airport receives direct flights from Johannesburg, Windhoek and Gaborone. Domestic flights. The major areas of the country are connected through the air. There are airports in Francistown, Maun, Selebi-Phikwe, Ghanzi, Pont Drift, Kasane and Maun Jwaneny. There are two companies in Gaborone: Kalahari Air (PO Box 10102, Gaborone. Tel: 351 804), which offers trips to Namibia, South Africa, Lesotho, Swaziland, Zimbabwe and Zambia, and Okavango Air Services (PO Box 1966, Gaborone. Tel: 313 308). Air fares are expensive. SHIPPING: Botswana does not border and therefore lacks seaports. Nevertheless, a way to move the country from Zambia is using the Kazungula Ferry across the Zambezi River. RAIL TRANSPORT: There are good connections between South Africa and Botswana (from Johannesburg, Mafikeng and Ramatlhabama to Gabarone) Zimbabwe and Botswana (Gaborone to Plumtree, Bulawayo and Harare). From Gaborone to Bulawayo takes 20 hours, you should bring food and drink for the trip. Botswana has assisted in the construction of the Limpopo (Zimbabwe) to Mozambique, which will accelerate the availability of alternative routes to Botswana. Other plans include the extension of the network to Namibia. Inside the country, there are rail links between Ramatlhabama, Lobatse, Gaborone, Palapye and Francistown and continues to extend the rail network. BUS TRANSPORTATION: The Trans-Namib bus travels between Ghanzi and Gobabis (Namibia). There are minibuses between Gaborone and Johannesburg. Those heading to Zimbabwe include service from Gaborone to Francistown, Bulawayo and Harare, and Kasane to Victoria Falls. The line between Livingstone (Zambia), Victoria Falls (Zimbabwe) and Windhoek (Namibia) has stop in Kasane. ROAD NETWORK: Botswana has over 2,500 km of paved roads. Others are of sand. There are roads that often coincide with the route of the railway linking Botswana with South Africa and Zimbabwe There are numerous border crossings with neighboring countries, the most common being Plumtree and Kazungula from Zimbabwe, the Ngoma Bridge, Mohembo-in both ends of the Caprivi Strip, and Buitepos from Namibia and the Pioeneer Gate from South Africa. Road can be accessed by any of the border crossings, but at the border must sterilize the tires and shoes with proper treatment to prevent the spread of FMD. Despite the shift means outlined, public transportation is virtually nonexistent and although not very safe resultre, Botswana is one of the countries in which it is preferable to hitchhike. This practice is so institutionalized that involves a fee of about $ 0.5 per 100 km. In case of traveling the back roads, it is best provided equipment, enough food and water to survive several days of waiting. DRIVING: Every year the number of tourists traveling in cars rented by the country, so it is necessary to recommend prudence in the conduct of the most visited areas. First, they drive on the left. The driving style of the locals is sometimes crazy so caution is advised, given the frequency of serious accidents occur. Secondly, driving in the Okavango Delta and the Kalahari takes place in circumstances of great difficulty, being essential to the use of ATVs. The roads are very sandy, so often get stuck. Also in the rainy season most of the tracks are covered with water and mud, making it difficult to drive. There is no gas station between Maun and Kasane (the only two towns in the parks of Moremi and Chobe). Therefore, it is necessary for drivers to delve into these areas have extensive experience in off-road driving. It is advisable to travel in more than one car and always do it with sufficient fuel, spare parts, food and water, always calculating in excess, because the unexpected can lengthen the trip. In the Kalahari dry lakes is also necessary to travel with GPS. In visits to National Parks must exercise caution because of the abundance of wildlife. On guided tours, you must scrupulously respect the directions of the person responsible. Independent travelers should follow the instructions found at the entrances to the Parks, respecting basic rules like not sleeping in the open, not off the vehicles except in areas where expressly permitted and not away from the camp at night , with increasing activity of wild animals (especially lions and hyenas) around the campsite.