Botswana is a malaria risk area; you are therefore required to take all necessary precautions, prior, during and after your safari. Talk to your doctor to get further information and advice about how to prevent malaria and precautions to be taken. Areas of Botswana with risk of malaria: Boteti, Chobe (including Chobe National Park), Ngamiland, Okavango Delta and Ghanzi.
Yellow Fever vaccinations are required for travellers who have visited yellow fever declared country within 6 months of their arrival in Botswana. For a full list of yellow fever declared countries, please check the World Health Organization website. Guests arriving in Botswana from Kenya or other yellow fever affected countries may also be required to show vaccination records. Up until 2015, these documents were required; however it has been advised that it is no longer needed to show proof of vaccination. Nonetheless, and because regulations might change, we highly do recommend you contact your local doctor, Embassy or for up to date information
Other several vaccinations, such as typhoid and Hepatitis A & B are recommended when visiting Botswana. If you decide to take these vaccinations, ensure you visit your doctor in advance to have enough time to complete your course of vaccinations.