Do you remember the story of Xi, a Bushman of the Kalahari Desert? In other words, have you watched the movie The Gods Must be Crazy? 0f you’ve then you will also remember the fascinating scenes from Botswana. If not, you will be able to imagine by the help of our article and videos about Botswana soon. First of all, you must know that we are talking about adventure. In other words, there are too many places of wildlife habitat to see in Botswana.
Although Botswana is far from sea and has no coasts, tourism plays important role in its economy thanks to a number of national parks and game reserves with their abundant wildlife and wetlands. Botswana is dominated by the Kalahari Desert and The Okavango Delta which is the world’s largest inland delta. Such an interesting geographical location makes Botswana a place where to experience wild life directly. Especially the months between April and November are the best time to visit because large number of animals migrate towards the waterways of the Okavango Delta.
Botswana is famous for its wild life and areas like The Chobe National Park, Moremi National Park in the Okavango Delta and the Central Kalahari Game Reserve. The Makgadikgadi Pans National Park is another best place to see there. The Makgadikgadi Pan is the largest salt flat complex in the world. Here is an extensive network of salt pans and ephemeral lakes.
Gaborone, which was chosen as the capital of Botswana due to its strategic location, presents visitors craft shops. The Main Mall, St. Claire Lion Park and Khala Hill are nice places to visit. St. Claire Lion Park as it is understood by its name, contains attractive lions inside. Moreover, here you can do variety of outdoor activities because of its location set in open woodland. There is a resident troop of baboons living on Kgale and black eagles and leopards that can be observed, if you climb to Kgale Hill. Gaborone Game Reserve is popular with bird watches. Furthermore, there you can see zebras, ostriches, wildebeests, impalas, elands etc. Gaborone houses the National Museum and Art Gallery in which a collection of traditional crafts and paintings by local and regional artists can be seen.
Protection of cape vultures in Manyelanong Game Reserve makes this place very essential. The vultures can usually be seen flying about the area and, when in season, the young birds are sitting on the rocks.
Mashatu Game Reserve is the largest private reserve in Southern Africa and for sure among the best places to be visited in Botswana. It has the largest elephant population on private land in the world. Gchwihaba (Drotsky’s) Caves with its legend of treasure is one of the wildest tourst destinations. The Nhabe Museum outlines the natural history and culture of the Okavango region. Maun is called as the tourism capital of Botswana and a kind of gateway to the Okavango.
Botswana is completely an adventurous place for travelers. It serves you wild life with its reality. Be sure that you have your armed guy with you and enjoy being together with creatures that you have known by books till that time. We have talked about some places but there are more places to be seen and more adventure to experience in Botswana.