If you love Safari Vacations, it is advised that you definitely include Chobe National Park in your list. Here’s Chobe.
At A Glance
Chobe National Park is Botswana’s first park and now the third largest national park in the country; covering 10,566 square kilometers. This park is famous for its impressive elephant population. With 50,000 elephants, this park has perhaps the highest concentration of elephants in Africa.
How you can get to Chobe National Park
Though approachable from all sides Chobe has four distinct geographical divisions-the Chobe Riverfront, the Ngwezumba pans, Savute and Linyanti. The last two being popular ‘gateways’ to Chobe National Park have their own strips of charter flights. Generally the camp or lodge you choose will help you to organize the transport.
But let’s say you are reaching the park on road. Follow the underneath video. You never know, you too might have a similar experience.
Best Time to Visit
The ideal time to visit Chobe National Park is the dry months from April to December. During this time the animals tend to gather close to the river banks for water. Thus, it will be easier to spot them.
But the green seasons after the rains can also be very fascinating. It’s the time when the baby animals are born. And watching those cute little zebras or elephants can be very rewarding.
Accommodation options are endless in and around Chobe National Park. All of them have a unique location and they will render all the comfort and luxury you require. Following is a list of top 5 lodging options that you may want to consider.
- Pride of the Zambezi
- Chobe Marina Lodge
- Footsteps across the Linyanti
- Saile Tented Camp
- Savute Elephant Camp
Places to Visit
Chobe National Park comes with many beautiful locations where you can visit.
Savute Reserve: Rich in grasslands, volcanic hills and desert plains
Nogatsaa and Tchinga: Wildest region with herds of elephants and other wildlife
Livingstone Trails: You will come across Victoria Falls, Kruger National Park.
Serondela Reserve: The place to visit for watching thousands of elephants crossing the Chobe River.
Apart from visiting these places, in Chobe National Park you can:
Drive across the river loops to watch up to 15 different wildlife coming together for water, OR Take a river cruise and watch crocodiles and hippos
Enjoy your trip! 🙂