Best Safari Experiences in Botswana

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Blessed with some of the greatest wildlife spectacles on earth, Botswana is one of the great safari destinations in Africa. There are more elephants in Botswana than any other country, the big cats roam free and there’s everything from endangered African wild dogs to aquatic antelopes, from rhinos to abundant birdlife at every turn. This is also the land of the Okavango Delta and the Kalahari Desert, at once iconic African landscapes and vast stretches of wilderness.
Makgadikgadi Pans : For much of the year, most of this desolate area remains waterless and extremely arid; and large mammals are thus absent. But during and following years of good rain, the two largest pans – Sowa to the east and Ntwetwe to the west – fill, attracting wildlife such as vast herds of zebra and wildebeest on to the grassy plains most spectacularly flamingos at Sowa and Nata Sanctuary.

Desert and Semi-Desert Reserves in Africa

Chobe National Park : Home to a population of over 80 000 elephants, Chobe is one of the best places on the planet to view these giant pachyderms in their natural environment. Great herds of buffalo hunted by large prides of lion, a notable zebra migration and the aqautic pods of hippo alongside sinister crocodiles make this a game viewing spectacle. The Chobe River is most popular for its boat-based game viewing and fishing for the predatory Tigerfish.

Home to the largest concentration of African elephants in the world, Chobe National Park is Botswana's most ecologically diverse reserve and promises some of the best wildlife viewing on the African continent.

Situated between the Okavango Delta and the Chobe National Park lies the Savuti and Linyanti safari areas. The area is made p of vast open grassland, swamps and sandy plains. The region is well known for its superb lion viewing and will not disappoint. Along with a remarkably high density of elephants the area also hosts one of Africa’s largest annual zebra migrations occurs where the herds move from the Linyanti to the Savute and back in search of better grazing.

Botswana is home to some of the best safari destinations in Africa. Its parks are unfenced enabling wild populations of wildlife to move freely as they would