Botswana: The world’s largest inland delta is calling…

Botswana is a vast, flat dry land bordered by South Africa to the south and east, Zimbabwe to the north-east an Namibia to the north and west. Its natural beauty lies in its wilderness, wildlife and cultural diversity. Its wildness, wildlife, and cultural diversity are what give it its inherent beauty. The Okavango Delta, the biggest inland delta in the world, Chobe National Park, which is home to the world’s largest population of elephants, the enormous Kalahari Desert’s golden sands, the mountainous Tuli Block, and the Moremi Game Reserve are just a few of the top tourist destinations.

Botswana boasts the largest percentage of land given over to wildlife in the world – a remarkable 17% is national park. All national parks and game reserves have camping areas. To the far south-west is the Kgalagadi Transfrontier National Park, which ranges across the borders of Botswana, South Africa and Namibia but is managed as a single entity. Botswana is undoubtedly one of the most politically stable countries around the globe and is sometimes referred to as the shining example of democracy in Africa. It is safe and secure tourist destination.

10 Best Reasons to Visit Botswana
An excursion of Botswana culture and tradition

Arts and Crafts – With a history of tribal culture, there is a world-famous art and craft tradition, which includes baskets.

Kori Bustard the largest and heaviest flying bird in the world

Birding – Botswana not only offers a countless number of migratory and resident birds, but also boasts a bewildering array of raptors and other spectacular species.

Gaborone hotels

Gaborone – The capital, one of Africa’s newest capital cities, is a good introduction to the country, which has the highest growth rate of any economy in the region. Situated in the south-east of the country near the South African boarder, Gaborone has several places of interest. The National Museum, near the center of the town, houses important collections of traditional crafts and southern African fine art.

Family travel at Chobe national Park

Chobe National Park – Chobe boasts the highest elephant population in the world, with an estimated 45 000o 90 000 elephants. It is a superb wildlife reserve which is also blessed with tropical vegetation and greater rainfall than usually found in this dry country.

Gemsbok ( Oryx gazella) on dusty desert plains at sunset. Kalahari – Pic Credit: Johannes Gerhadus Swanepoel

Kalahari Gemsbok National Park – Wild and remote, this is an excellent location for those who seek the true wilderness area.

Maun – Situated on the southern edge of Okovango Delta nearly 950km north-west of Gaborone, Maun has an international airport and a number of reasonable hotels. Approximately 12km from the center of Maun is the Crocodile Camp, where five-star luxury accommodation, mobile camping safaris, bird walks and horse rides are available. There is nine-hole golf course at the Okavango River Lodge.

Jao Camp with generative design in Okovango Delta

Okovango Delta – Situated in the Kalahari Desert and easily accessible from Maun, Okavango is the largest inland delta in the world. Offers great scenic views of vast grass flats, low tree-covered ridges and a widespread network of narrow waterways opening into lagoons. The Delta has its micro-climate with three main seasons: warm to hot and dry from August to November (best time for game viewing). December to March is hot and wet (bird viewing and plant life at its best). April to August is cooler and dry. Accommodation includes luxury lodges and camps.

Jackalberry Lodge Kasane,Botswana

Kasane – Lying on the Chobe River between the Chobe National Park and the Zimbabwean border, Kasane is a pleasant little town, with a good range of luxurious lodges, hotels and campsites including the Cresta Mowana, Chobe Game Lodge, Chobe Chilwero and Chobe Valley Lodge. Standard accommodation is available at Kubu Lodge and Chobe Safari and Kasane Marina Lodge. Banks are available in Kasane.

Moremi Game Reserve – Located in the north-east corner of the Okovango Delta, the park comprises permanently swamped areas, seasonally swamped and dry areas. The reserve has a wide variety of wildlife: elephant, buffalo, giraffe, lions, cheetah, wild dogs, full range of antelope and red lechwe. Birdlife is prolific with a range of water birds.

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Makgadikgadi – As the last remnants of a lake that was once the largest in Africa, the various salt pans of this area, dotted with islands and ancient baobab trees are a reminder of how transient environments and the life that depends on them can be. Luxury camps in the area include Jack’s Camp and San Camp.

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