The mesmerizing Chobe National Park is situated in the north-western region of Botswana which is also ranked as the third largest park of this beautiful area that is highly famous for the abundance of the best ever wildlife games. Due to diverse opportunities of game viewing, both near and beyond the river, it is always hustling and bustling with thousands of tourists who love take flights to Gaborone to explore the scattered allurements of this bewitching park and also to spend a quality time with the wildlife. This park encircles a stretch of approximately 10,566 square kilometres and offers you a unique and distinguished safari experience that is truly enticing and thrilling.
The park is categorized by 4 distinctive eco systems. Savuti Marsh area which is spreaded over a land of about 10,878 square kilometres lies in the western enclosure of the park. It is the remnant of a large upcountry lake which got transformed because of the geological movements. This area is blanketed with extremely productive savannas and grasslands which offers habitat to plentiful animals. When tourists are having an excursion on safari, they are mesmerized to see wildebeests, zebras, impalas, kudus, warthogs, and flocks of elephants often intimidating each other. The whole region is very well-reputed for the annual migration of predators and zebras.
Another area is of Serondela, which is located at the edge of the north-eastern area and is very popular for thick mahogany woodlands and lush fields. The Chobe River that flows nearby is the main watering domain for sable, giraffe families, Cape buffalo and elephant herds. These serene plains are the only one where you can find the Puku antelope and also you will love to observe the colorful carmine bee eaters. As this beautiful place is located in the neighborhood of Victoria Falls, the groups of enthusiastic travelers are always found here. If you head towards the north-western region of the park, you will reach the Linyanti Marsh that is located in close vicinity of Linyanti River.
The most striking features of the region are its blue lagoons as well as the riparian timberland forests. The area is also concentrated with a number of crocodiles, sitatunga, red lechwe, elephants, hippopotamuses, Sable antelopes, Roan antelopes and wild dogs. In the centre of Savuti Marshes and Linyanti, there lies the dry and hot hinterland, majorly covered with Nogatsaa grass forests. This area is highly famous for sighting elands. Overall the park contains almost 50,000 elephants making it the largest elephant-dwelling place of Africa. When there is the rainfall season, these elephants migrate towards the south-eastern domain of the area.
Chobe also facilitates its beloved tourists with three camping locations and amongst them the permanent and the most luxurious one is the Chobe Game Lodge that is equipped with shower-toilet amenities as well as other basic requirements. The best drive is with the 4 wheel vehicle as the roads are rough and broken. The climate of Botswana is semi-arid that remains dry and hot, almost throughout the year and the best time to visit this astonishing destination is April and May when the skies are clear and the whole region blooms with lush green meadows. So don’t miss the opportunity of such a splendid place, once in your life time.