Chobe National Park

CHOBE NATIONAL PARK

If you are wanting to go to a country that cares about animal conservation, has the Big Five in abundance and is truly an African game viewing experience like no other then Botswana is the place to head to. Chobe National Park is one of the front runners of game parks in Africa, due to its high concentration of animal’s and well-kept biodiversity – it really is an impressive national park to visit.

Situated in north eastern part of Botswana, it is one of the largest parks in the country and was the first to be established in the mid twentieth century. The park now has one of the largest amounts of elephants on it in the planet, boasting over 50 000 of these gentle giants. Birdlife is spectacular here and Chobe has over 450 species that flock to this region throughout the year. The parks vegetation is dense with thick woodlands, rivers, marshes and grasslands in different areas.

Along the Chobe River bed you can often view giraffe, buffalos, sable and antelope, while in the marsh lands crocodiles, hippos, African wild dogs, lions and leopards are regularly seen.

Activities in the impressive game park consist of going on a well-known Chobe safari game drive, fishing excursions, sunset cruises and water safaris along the great Chobe River and guided bush walks to get up close and personal with African nature at its best. Village tours are also popular amongst travellers seeking insight of the local people from the area, this is accessed via a Mokoro canoe to the western side of the river bank and is a unique experience worth trying out.

Chobe offers accommodation for any sort of traveller whether you’re looking for luxurious style lodges, rustic bungalows or camping safari style – it really has something to offer for anyone. Houseboats are also a wonderful form of experiencing the national park at its best, equipped with fishing rods and all the necessities one needs for this sort of excursion, it is a highly recommended way of viewing the national park in a unique and exclusive way.

Whether you’re wanting a budget safari or an exciting African overland experience then rest assured that Ashanti Travel Online will be able to arrange any sort of adventure trip in this magnificent region.

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