African Safari

African Safari

Introduction

African Safari

African Safari

Botswana is a vast and empty country, so its four most popular game reserves are found in the north of Botswana – Chobe National Park, Moremi Game Reserve, Okavango Delta and Makgadikgadi Pans.

Elephant are everywhere in Botswana and the population is one of the largest in Africa. On a game drive in Chobe National Park you’ll see them wandering through villages and along main roads. There are also substantial herds at Moremi Game Reserve, where wild dog can also be found. The largest concentration of wildlife is to be found at Linyanti Marshes on the northern edge of Chobe National Park, where buffalo and elephant meet up with rarer species such as roan antelope and sable antelope. Leopard sightings are common here too.

The Okavango Delta comprises perennial swamps that support a large number of big mammals throughout the year (including African buffalo). Other animals such as hippo are present all year round but move out during the dry season. Animals like wildebeest migrate in summer when there’s more grazing to be had elsewhere – they return again when conditions become tough for them elsewhere.

The Selinda Reserve is an area between Moremi Game Reserve and Linyanti Marshes which was purchased by conservationists several years ago to ensure it remained protected from development or exploitation.

For most people the words African safari conjure up images of a luxury holiday in the wild, with vast grassy plains dotted with animals. This is exactly what you can expect from a Botswana safari. The promise of an extravaganza of wildlife sightings is fulfilled on every level and in myriad ways, from traditional game drives in 4×4 vehicles to mokoro canoe trips and walking safaris. There are so many activities that your Botswana safari experience can be tailored to suit your requirements perfectly. Here is a list of ways to experience Botswana’s big game and to immerse yourself deeper into its landscapes.

Do you want to experience the thrill of an African safari? Then Botswana is the perfect destination for you. Here are some reasons why:

  • Botswana’s wildlife is easy to see, even on foot
  • The Okavango Delta is an extraordinary place
  • The Chobe National Park is great for families

Conclusion

Botswana’s tourism is second only to diamonds as a foreign exchange earner, and the country has worked hard to ensure that its safari industry remains one of the best in Africa.  This is why it has banned hunting so it can focus on offering visitors photographic safaris. So what are you waiting for? Plan your Botswana adventure today!

By Bodroux Mokwasi

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