One of Botswana’s premier African safari destinations, Chobe is an excellent choice for travellers keen to see the world's largest land animal.
Sprawling for over 21,000 square kilometres, Chobe is Botswana’s oldest and most diverse National Park. Other interesting wildlife that can be spotted here includes Impala, kudu and lechwe.
If you’re planning a Botswana safari, here are three reasons why you should explore Chobe.
Massive elephant herds
Chobe is well known for its large herds of African elephants who frequent the riverbanks. Chobe is one of the best destinations in Africa to view them in their natural habitat.
Excellent birding opportunities
Birding enthusiasts will be enthralled by the variety of bird species available in Chobe during the wet summer months when the migrant birds are in full colour.
November to March is the best time to go. The general rule of thumb is the better the rains, the better the birding.
The Chobe River
The Chobe River which forms an international border between Botswana and Namibia gives travellers the opportunity to boat down its expanses and marvel at the variety of wildlife, most notably, the large elephant herds that congregate around its banks. Be sure to try a sundowner cruise and watch how the sun sets on one of Botswana’s most dramatic scenes.
You Might Also Like
This two weeks journey starts in Maun taking Botswana’s most popular areas including Makgadikgadi Pans National Park, Moremi Game Reserve, Okavango Delta, Savute Channel and Chobe National Park. It then finishes off in the Victoria Falls…
This seven-day itinerary starts at the Chobe National Park famed for its huge elephant populations and the opportunity to photograph wildlife from both land and water on custom built photo boats and vehicles. Next you head to the Khwai…
This safari allows you to explore two popular African destinations, the watery wilderness of the Okavango Delta and the rumbling natural wonder that is Victoria Falls. From a relaxing retreat in the Moremi Game Reserve to the action-packed…