- Okavango Delta & Panhandle
- Chobe National Park
- Makgadikgadi, Nxai Pans & Kubu Island
- Moremi Game Reserve
Best places for Birding in BotswanaBotswana · 5 Items · Corinna Horsthemke
Handpicked by a Botswana Local Expert, we bring you our guide to 'Best places for Birding in Botswana'.
Okavango Delta & Panhandle
The Okavango Delta in Botswana, is one of the major attractions of the country and has been added to many a person's Bucket List. It is one of the largest inland deltas in the world and receives approximately 11 cubic kilometres of water on an annual basis, arriving from the highlands of Angola. The water fans out in the shape of an open hand, and is slowed down by the Okavango Fault Lines, which ...
Chobe National Park
Chobe National park lies in northern Botswana, covering an area of roughly 10,700 km². The park was formed as a result of the ivory trade and in 1962, the first warden was appointed for it's protection. The park is said to have the highest concentration of African Elephant in Africa and is renowned for seeing large herds especially during the driest months of October/November. The name C...
Makgadikgadi, Nxai Pans & Kubu Island
The Kalahari Salt Pans are a collection of salt flats, which are what is left to see of the great Lake Makgadikgadi, which once covered an area of approximately 80,000 km². The flow into Lake Makgadikgadi was steadily cut off through seismic upheavals and deviation of rivers, causing it to dry an estimated 10,000 years ago. Today the salt pans are mostly identified by the two largest, n...
Nata is unlikely to come across your path, unless you are on a self-drive safari. It is the perfect stopover between either Kasane and Francistown, or Kasane and Maun. Thanks to the increasing number of tourists passing through, business has increased and one can now count 3 petrol stations, a garage, a bank, an ATM as well as a few shops to pick up supplies. Things to do in Nata: The to...
Moremi Game Reserve
The Moremi Game Reserve was named after Chief Moremi of the BaTawana Tribe, and covers roughly 40% of the eastern Okavango Delta. Due to the early protection of the land since 1963, the fauna and flora is relatively undisturbed. The park has a unique combination of scenery including open savannah, forests, floodplains and lagoons. Even though it is only roughly 5000 km² in size, it offers so...