Famous Places to visit in Botswana
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Are you planning to enjoy your holidays on African Continent this time and looking for places to visit there? Well, the Republic of Botswana, a country located on the African Continent can be a good option for you. The Republic Of Botswana is also referred to as Botswana. Gaborone is the capital of the Republic of Botswana. The Republic of Botswana is the home to a wide range of wildlife species. There are many places to visit in Botswana country for tourists such as scenic natural landscapes, Safaris, Natural parks, reserves, etc. In this article, we are going to talk about some of the places that you can visit in the Republic of Botswana.
So, let’s start exploring the Best places to visit in Botswana
Okavango Delta is one of the amazing places to visit in Botswana while you are visiting the Republic of Botswana. The unspoiled wilderness and extended grassing plains of the Delta attract many tourists to Botswana. The place is recognized as a world heritage site by UNESCO (United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation). This delta is home to various species such as the lion, leopard, African bush elephant, rhinoceros, zebra, hippo, giraffe, crocodile, wildebeest, and many others.
Chobe National Park
Chobe National Park is one of the largest national parks in the Republic of Botswana. Chobe National Park was established in the year 1967, is home to a large population of elephants. The park is located in the Kasane town of the Republic of Botswana. With Swamps, woodlands, grasslands, floodplains, and rivers such as the ChobeRiver and Savuti River, Chobe National Park offers a spectacular and beautiful view that can make tourists jaw drop. The biological diversity of the park makes it a must visiting place in Botswana.
The Central Kalahari Game Reserve (CKGR)
The Central Kalahari Game Reserve (CKGR) is not only included in the list of the largest reserve of Africa but of the world. The Reserve was established in the year 1961. The park is situated in the Kalahari Desert of the Republic of Botswana. The park has a wide range of wildlife such as Ostrich, giraffe, elephant, Cape buffalo, spotted hyena, brown hyena, honey badger, warthog, cheetah, caracal, Cape wild dog, cape fox, leopard, lion, wildebeest, zebra, steenbok, cape ground squirrel, red hartebeest and many more. In this, must—visiting place in Botswana, tourists can also see fossilized river valleys.
Moremi Game Reserve
Moremi Game Reserve or Moremi Wildlife reserve is one of the beautiful reserves and places to visit in Botswana. The reserve is situated on the eastern side of the Okavango Delta. The reserve has gotten its name after Chief Moremi of the BaTawana tribe (the local tribe of Botswana). The park offers a very spectacular and scenic view which attracts a number of tourists to the Republic of Botswana. The reserve contains a wide range of wildlife species such as lion, leopard, African bush elephant, African buffalo, giraffe, plains zebra, blue wildebeest spotted hyena, impala, and many more.
Nxai Pan National Park
Another amazing place to visit in Botswana is Nxai Pan National Park. It is a national park which was established in the year 1992. Nxai Pan National Park is situated in the northeastern part of the Republic of Botswana. The Baines’ Baobabs which is comprised of seven baobab trees is the main attraction point of the national park. The Park contains a wide range of wildlife such as elephant, giraffe, wildebeest, lion, kudu, zebra, springbok, impala, ostrich, Cape wild dog, hyena, aardwolf, honey badger among others.
Kubu Island is a unique rocky island in the Republic of Botswana. The island is located in the Makgadikgadi Pan (large salt pan) area of the Republic of Botswana. The island is also known as Lekhubu locally. The locals consider the island a sacred place and National Monument. Kubu Island is among one of the must-visiting places in Botswana.
Mokolodi Nature Reserve
Mokolodi Nature Reserve is a game reserve which was founded in the year 1994. The reserve was founded by The Mokolodi Wildlife Foundation. The reserve is located in the southern part of Republic of Botswana. The reserve is an amazing place to visit in Botswana as it houses wide range of wildlife species such as Zebra, giraffe, mountain reedbuck, red hartebeest, impala, waterbuck, Nile crocodile, brown hyena and many others.
Three Dikgosi Monument
Three Dikgosi Monument is a bronze sculpture of three Dikgosi (chief) namely, Khama III, Sebele I, and Bathoen I which was made to recognize their important role in the independence of Republic of Botswana. This historical monument is located in Gaborone district of Republic of Botswana. It is one of the must visiting places of Botswana.
Khama Rhino Sanctuary
Khama Rhino Sanctuary is one of the best places to visit in Botswana. The Sanctuary was established in the year 1992. The sanctuary is the home of black and white rhino. The other wildlife species such as zebra, giraffe, impala, gemsbok, steenbok, red hartebeest, leopard, ostrich, African wild cat, caracal, black-backed jackal, bat-eared fox, and many others are also found here. This community based wildlife project is also home of more than two hundred bird species.
Kgalagadi Transfrontier National Park
Kgalagadi Transfrontier National Park is a natural conservation area which was established with the merger of South Africa’s Kalahari Gemsbok National Park with Botswana’s Gemsbok National Park. The park is located largely in Botswana (Kalahari District). The park has wide range of wildlife species such as lions, cheetahs, African leopards, blue wildebeest, springbok, eland, and red hartebeest.