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Botswana What To Do

Count elephants in the Chobe

Chobe is best known for having the highest concentration of elephants in the world with vast herds gathering at the Chobe River. In September and October visitors can expect to see many thousands of these impressive animals lining the water's edge and bathing in the shallow waters, together with large herds of buffalo and excellent all round game. Enjoy action packed game drives, sip sundowners with herds of elephant in the distance or take a boat trip along the river for an unforgettable wildlife experience.

Other things to do in Botswana

Cruise The Chobe River

A cruise on the Chobe River is an iconic way to spend an afternoon or two in this part of Botswana and allows you to see the park from a totally different perspective. Afternoon drinks will be served before departing the lodge for your boat moored up on the river. Lasting around 3 hours, these cruises allow you to look back towards the river bank, watching animals come to drink and spot crocodiles lazing on the banks and hippo wallowing in the shallows. The lodges in the West of the park offer a more tranquil boating experience as they are on the quieter part of the river, but wherever you choose to stay, this will be a memorable experience.…

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Enjoy A Stay Aboard A Houseboat

The Chobe River is home to a number of houseboats which offer guests the chance to spend two or three nights living aboard the boat which is a lovely contrast to how safaris are usually experienced. Offering spacious, comfortable cabins, superb cuisine and lovely areas to relax and enjoy the panoramic views, these boats are a great spot to start a Honeymoon or finish a busy safari through Botswana. Whilst game viewing can be enjoyed simply by sitting aboard the boat, they do have small tenders that can take guests out onto the river for close up animal sightings.…

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Walk In The Chobe National Park

The Chobe National Park is renowned for it’s excellent big game viewing and as such, many people associate it with being a game drive only park, however, there is excellent walking to be enjoyed, especially in the quieter Western part of the park around the Ngoma area. Along with a highly experienced guide you will enjoy close up encounters with a variety of animals as well as have the opportunity to learn more about the abundant plant life of the region, traditional uses for various trees and see how guides use animals tracks to find where elusive big game might be hiding.…

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