Botswana has a thriving ecotourism industry, thanks in part to the country's initiative to make it a leader in this field.
The Okavango Delta is the world's largest inland delta and is home to an abundance of wildlife.
A woman on a boat ride in the Okavango Delta viewing various wildlife. Botswana relies heavily on tourism, and ecotourism in Botswana is said to contribule 4-5% towards the country's GDP.
The number of visitors in Botswana each year is between 2.6 and 2.7 million, greater than the country's population of around 2 million.
A guide behind the wheel of Chobe Game Lodge's first electric game viewing vehicle, at Chobe National Park in Botswana.
Chobe Game Lodge says it has made huge strides to reduce its waste footprint by using electric vehicles and recycled water.
Mombo Lodge in Botswana prides itself on its eco credentials.
The family-run Meno a Kwena lodge lies under a riverine canopy on the Boteti River, one of northern Botswana's so-called "miracle rivers." The lodge has a lounge roof made of a parachute.
Kingspool Luxury Safari Camp in the Okavanga Delta follows Botswana's trend to keep tourism more environmentally friendly.
An elephant reaches for branches outside the Kingspool Luxury Safari Camp.
The tranquil waters of the Okavango Delta are enticing to animals and tourists alike.
A hippo emerges from the water outside a camp located deep in the wetlands, which spring to life in June or July every year.