Taking a safari in Botswana is an excellent way to get to know one of the most curious countries on the continent and a great destination to make one of the best Safari travel Africa . Although 90% of the territory is a pure desert, it houses the best of African fauna and magnificent landscapes. If you plan to travel to Botswana, this is what you should not miss there:
- From Maun to Kasane through the Moremi and Chobe parks
The Moremi and Chobe National Parks in northern Botswana offer some of the best honeymoon destinations in Botswana. They are one of the most interesting and unknown virgin areas in the south of the continent. Between the two they gather the largest elephant population in the world. There are an estimated 60,000 copies. The best way to enjoy them is to cross off-road from Maun to Kasane, sleeping in a tent inside the protected area.
- Magkgadikgadi bread
A bread is an old lake area that when drying left a salty white spot of kilometers of area. In the Kalahari Desert there is a lot of bread, although the most famous and largest is the Magkgadikgadi salt flat, in south of the Nata-Gweta road. It is the bottom of an ancient and gigantic lake that had an extension similar to Switzerland; It was part of the Okavango River complex, before it disappeared into the desert sands. Crossing it in an ATV is like crossing the surface of the moon, but without an astronaut suit.
- See meerkats
One of the most sympathetic animals in African fauna are the meerkats, mammals, carnivores, of the mongoose family, which only exist in the desert of Botswana and Namibia. It has long and slender bodies up to 35 centimeters in length.
- Kalahari Central
Except for a strip to the southeast, where Gabarone is the capital, and another to the north, bordering the Zambezi River, Bostwana is a gigantic desert, known as Kalahari. Much of it is protected under the figure of the Central Kalahari National Hunting Reserve, with an extension of 53,000 square kilometers (almost as large as Croatia). Although it is a desert, still very crowded: giraffes, hyenas, cheetahs, wild dogs, leopards, lions, wildebeests and various species of antelopes (eland, gemsbok, kudus, red antelopes) live there.
- Tsodilo cave paintings
The Tsodilo Hills are mountains that emerge out of nowhere in the middle of the Kalahari desert in northern Botswana. The Bushmen Aborigines consider them sacred. Their ancestors created here one of the largest rock art sanctuaries in Africa. The Tsodillo rock paintings are between 3,000 and 4,000 years old, and the presence of penguins and whales confirm that the ancestors of the current Bushmen were also nomads and reached the coast of Namibia.
- Baobab forests
The baobab is the most beautiful tree in Africa. A legend says that a despot king who was persecuted by his people escaped the punishment they wanted to inflict on him because he hid in a baobab. God punished him for helping the wicked, condemned him to grow upside down. So, it looks like a tree with roots in the crown and the crown underground.On the road from Nata to Gweta during luxury destinations Botswana trip you can see centuries-old specimens of wonderful bearing.
- Elephants in the Trans-Kalahari corridor
Luxury destinations in Botswana are the kingdom of elephants. There are an estimated 120,000 across the country. Many of them spend the year migrating between the Kalahari desert and the Chobe National Park in search of food and water. They can be seen on this trip in the so – called Trans-Kalahari corridor, a transnational highway that connects Windhoek, the capital of Namibia, with northern Botswana and reaches Pretoria, in South Africa. The stretch from Nata to Kasane – in Botswana – is full of elephants.
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