What You Need to Know About Chobe National Park
Chobe National Park is a jewel of Botswana and was the country’s first dedicated national park. It has the largest concentration of game throughout the whole of Africa, with elephants being the most magnificent and abundant.
Also known as the Land of the Giants, Chobe contains a massive floodplain which provides abundant waters for wildlife throughout the year. The region is renowned for elephant herds, large buffalo, and game such as leopards and lions. The native grasses attract large and impressive herds of kudu and zebra and beautiful birdlife.
You will find Chobe exhilarating and exciting.
A Chobe River Boat Cruise is a Must
As African travel specialists, we highly recommend the Chobe riverboat cruise. The cruise allows you the opportunity to see animals grazing and drinking from the water. The riverboat cruise is a totally relaxing and unique way to see the African wildlife and a must do in Chobe.
Machine Safari Lodge and Ngoma Safari Lodge are great choices of accommodation within Chobe National Park. Both lodges have laundry services, stunning views over the Chobe region, a pool, private bathroom, air conditioning, minibar and dining room.
The Zambezi Queen (known as the ZQ) is also a great way to see and stay in Chobe. This riverboat offers you the ultimate in comfort and elegance. With just 14 suites this vessel combines adventure with luxury.
Great Destinations in Chobe
Chobe National Park is located just one hour by road to the magnificent Victoria Falls. The scenery and atmosphere of this renowned natural phenomenon is breathtaking,
The most popular tourist destination in Chobe is Serondela. Despite the popularity of the region, it is quite common not to see other vehicles. Wildlife is abundant, and we commonly see loads of elephants as well as giraffes, baboons, crocodile, antelope, hippopotamus, and lions feeding. There are around 50,000 elephants just in Chobe National park and you are sure to sight entire elephant families!
Chobe National Park is an amazing destination all year round, however,as African Travel specialists find that April until September is the ideal time to visit. For more information contact us at Africa Bound