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Central Kalahari

Central Kalahari

Central Kalahari is situated in Botswana, in the heart of the Kalahari Desert. Central Kalahari backpacking tours offer a blend of ancient San culture, excellent wildlife viewing and rich and varied plant and bird life.

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Chobe National Park

Chobe National Park

Chobe National Park is situated in Botswana. Chobe National Park backpacking tours offer the best of beautiful Botswana with wildlife and birds galore.

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Francistown

Francistown

Francistown is the famous mining town in Botswana. Francistown backpacking tours offer the ultimate way to experience Botswana.

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Gaborone

Gaborone

Gaberone is the thriving capital city of Botswana, situated on a flat valley between Kgale and Oodi Hills. Gaborone backpacking tours include highlights such as Gaborone Game Reserve, hikes, walks and a range of fun things to see and do.

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Ghanzi

Ghanzi

Ghanzi is a small town situated in Botswana. Ghanzi backpacking tours offer a range of attractions including stunning scenery and beautiful desert sunsets.

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Gweta

Gweta

Gweta is a small town in Botswana. Gweta backpacking tours offer an ideal rest stop on Botswana travels in this region.

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Kasane

Kasane

Kasane is a small town situated in Botswana. Situated in the Chobe region, Kasane backpacking tours ideal are for travel across Botswana as well as Zambia, Namibia and Zimbabwe.

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Khama Rhino Sanctuary

Khama Rhino Sanctuary

Khama Rhino Sanctuary is situated in Botswana. Khama Rhino Sanctuary backpacking tours offer excellent game viewing and a range of attractions.

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Makgadikgadi Pans

Makgadikgadi Pans

Makgadikgadi Pans is situated in Botswana. Makgadikgadi Pans backpacking tours offer some of Botswana's best game viewing opportunities plus a wide range of things to see and do.

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Maun

Maun

Maun is the safari capital of Botswana. Maun budget travel offers a number of attractions including the Okavango Delta, making it ideal for backpacking tours across the area.

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Moremi Wildlife Reserve

Moremi Wildlife Reserve

Moremi Wildlife Reserve is situated in Botswana. Moremi is one of Africa's best game parks, and Moremi Wildlife Reserve budget travel is guaranteed to be one of the top travel experiences to be enjoyed in Africa.

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Nata

Nata

Nata is situated between Maun and Kasane in Botswana. Nata backpacking tours offer a number of attractions for nature-lovers, making it a good overland tour stopover.

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Nxai Pan

Nxai Pan

Nxai Pan is situated in Botswana, next to the famous area of Makgadikgadi Pans in the north-east. Nxai Pan budget travel has a host of attractions ranging from excellent game viewing opportunities to birding.

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Okavango Delta

Okavango Delta

Okavango Delta is situated in Botswana. Okavango backpacking tours offer some of Africa's top game viewing experiences, plus a wealth of attractions for travelers to see and do.

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Palapye

Palapye

Palapye is a large town in Botswana. Its attraction? Well it truly is a vibrant city that serves as a gateway to adventure. Here you're able to head into Tswapong Hills, Khama Rhino Sanctuary, Moremi Gorge and even the Remains of Phalats. Year in and year out, travellers are drawn to the area for so many reasons.

Francistown

Welcome to nearby Francistown!

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Moremi gorge

Moremi Gorge is really close to Palapye - definitely a must-see attraction.

Image by Tom Holzinger

Palapye

Ssssh! Rhino! Both white and black rhino call the nearby landscape home.

Image by OldandSolo

Secretary bird

You'll find the secretary bird in nearby Khama Rhino Sanctuary.

Image by Ian n White

Overland trip through Palapye

Experiencing these things is always better when you have new-found friends to share them with. Here we have a group of travellers who enjoyed their time in Palapye. Not surprisingly...

Image by Overlanding Africa

Palapye is a place you should definitely get excited about! Where to next?

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Savuti National Park

Savuti National Park

You'll find Savuti nestled in Chobe National Park in Botswana. The area is one of the most lush in Botswana and hordes of travellers enjoy a Savuti safari throughout the year. Botswana is known for its thriving bird life and wildlife and if that's what you're looking for, Savuti definitely isn't going to disappoint you on a safari.

Impala by obligot

Savuti has an array of buck that prance around its plains - Impala being one of them. They're often seen in herds, so you're likely to spot more than one at a time.

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Hornbill by obliot

This beautiful hornbill is just one of the truck-load of birds you can spot while on a safari in the Savuti area. Keep your binoculars close!

image by Obliot

Zebra by malcolm macgregor

You'll most definitely see zebra roaming around and quenching their thirst at the waterholes while on safari in the area. Remember to be very quiet when you're tracking wildlife - they spook easily - especially zebra.

Image by Malcolm Macgregor

Leopard by malcolm macgregor

The illusive member of the Big Five is hard to spot, but definitely calls Savuti home. Keep your eyes peeled and believe in your game drive guide and you may be one of the lucky ones to spot this smooth predator.

Image by Malcolm Macgregor

Lioness by malcolm macgregor

The King of the Jungle lives here! Lions, lionesses and their cubs have been known to be seen roaming around the Savuti plains.

Image by Malcolm Macgregor

If you're looking to enjoy an authentic African safari - Savuti is an area that will definitely deliver when it comes to offering you up a slice of wildlife, bird life and real African wilderness.

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Tuli Block

Tuli Block

If you're looking at a map of Africa, you'll find the Tuli Block right on Botswana's most eastern border. It's the bit that sticks out a tad on the right. It's tucked between Zimbabwe and South Africa. Yes, that's it.

Image by Isewell

Photo by Isewell

Tuli Block is known for its natural beauty. Attractions like Solomon's Wall and the Motoutse River are gems the locals are proud of, and the tourists love. Tuli Block is also known for the Tswapong and Lepkole Hills where the San people have left rock paintings.

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Photo by Birdman1

Brilliant bird life swoops around Tuli Block and its thriving land. More than 350 species of birds live in the area.

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Photo by Tsgt Cary Humphries

Thriving and unfenced you'll find that wildlife roam between the Motloutse and Limpopo rivers in the Tuli Block. Scattered throughout the block you'll come across massive nyala trees, yellow barked fever trees and baobab trees too.

Image by Cojharries

Photo by Cojharries

Around every tree you're sure to find some form of life. Tuli Block is a stretch of Africa that wildlife love living in. Common residents are kudu, wildebeest, eland, waterbuck, impapa and even black-maned lions. That's just naming a few!

Photo by Overlanding Africa

Tuli Block is one of Botswana's richest natural areas. Rich in terms of game, birdlife and culture, that is. Within the scattering of privately owned game farms, you'll find many-a safari experience, just waiting to help you fall even more in love with this bold continent.

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