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Top 5 Best Game Parks in Botswanaby Dalene Ingham-Brown

Botswana is known for its stunning eco-systems, with the Okavango Delta running through most of its land. This stretch of Africa is brimming with wildlife, birdlife and all sorts of lush vegetation making it a great destination for safaris in Africa. When keen to explore a section of Botswana's natural beauty, a visit to one of the following game parks will not disappoint!


1.  Chobe National Park

Chobe National Park boasts one of the highest concentrations of game in Africa and is overflowing with migratory herds and the predators that follow. The Chobe experience offers travellers a rich wildlife viewing experience on Botswana's beautiful plains. The park is also famous for its large elephant population.

2.  Moremi Game Reserve

Moremi Game Reserve is home to a variety of rare and endangered animals and is said to be Africa’s most beautiful wildlife sanctuary for safaris in Africa. A large portion of the Okavango Delta is part of the reserve, offering its lush vegetation and awesome array of wildlife and birdlife that survive in this unspoiled wilderness.

3.  Savuti National Park

Savuti National Park is well-known for its large lion population, offering prime game viewing. This region is now dry, however it was once home to a large marsh. Mysterious myths and legends surround Savuti, which lend to a rich history and its thriving wildlife, birds and gorgeous landscapes.

4.  Makgadikgadi Pans

The Makgadikgadi Pans make for a truly unique sight to experience on a safari in Africa! When dry, the stretches of landscape are broken with baobab trees and glistening salt fossil pans around which wildlife like zebra, springbok and impala can be seen grazing. When the pans are wet, the area is equally as stunning, with loads of migratory birds gathering around the water filled salt pan basins; wildebeest and zebra by their side.

5.  Selinda Reserve

Selinda Reserve is located between Chobe National Park and the Okavango Delta. The reserve has two permanent lodges and two fly camps and the ideal location for game viewing. Game drives allow visitors to get a great feel for what Africa's wilderness and wildlife are all about. Herds of elephant and prides of lion are what the area is renowned for, as well as Selinda's leopard, cheetah and giraffe population. So if you're looking for an utterly amazing trek through Botswana on a wildlife spotting safari in Africa, one of these top 5 best game parks in Botswana are the way to go! Pick your adventure through Botswana here!

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