About GhanziGhanzi is a small town situated in Botswana. Ghanzi backpacking tours offer a range of attractions including stunning scenery and beautiful desert sunsets.
Ghanzi Budget Travel
Below is a list of Ghanzi's top activities, click on the link to view all details and tours.
Ghanzi airports include: • Ghanzi Airport • Maun Airport
Ghanzi birdlife includes a range of species such as Yellow-billed Hornbill, Grey Hornbill, Grey Go-Away Bird, Pale-Chanting Goshawk, Cape Crow, Pied Crow, Pied Babbler, Tawny Eagle, Martial Eagle, Lapped-faced Vulture, Greater Kestrel, Burchell's Sandgrouse and Eurasian Bee-eater.
There are a number of farms and awareness projects helping to increase Ghanzi conservation, and many farms work with wildlife groups to ensure a good balance between man and wildlife is kept.
Ghanzi malaria medication includes the following: • Mefloquine (Lariam) • Atovaquone/proguanil (Malarone) • Doxycycline
Ghanzi money and banking information is as follows: • The currency is the Pula and Thembe • Credit cards and debit cards are seldom accepted • There are a few exchange facilities - within the airport and banks • There are a few banks within the town • Travelers cheques accepted at some restaurants, lodges and shops
Ghanzi plant life includes a fair variety of habitats including acacia trees and areas of flat grasslands, with scrub the most common form of vegetation to be seen.
• Ghanzi is generally a peaceful and safe place to visit • Roads can be poor, and wildlife or domestic animals can often be on the road, so drive carefully • Do not ever attempt to eat any plant that you are not sure of - ask a guide! • Water is a scarce resource in the Kalahari, so show respect and do not waste water • Wear plenty of sunscreen and stock up on bottled water to drink throughout the day
Ghanzi recommended travel books include: • Botswana: Okavango Delta, Chobe, Northern Kalahari: The Bradt Travel Guide by Chris McIntyre • The Farm Bushmen of the Ghanzi District, Botswana by Mathias Georg Guenther • Botswana Travel Pack by Globetrotter • Kalahari Hunter-Gatherers: Studies of the !Kung San and Their Neighbors by Richard B. Lee • The Healing Land: The Bushmen and the Kalahari Desert by Rupert Isaacson
Oryx, springbuck and Ostrich are the most common Ghanzi wildlife to be seen, as well as a number of small desert-dwelling rodents and a range of reptiles.
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The highlight of my trip had to be Gweru in Zimbabwe, it was my idea of paradise. So much to do there with the animals and the location of it was just beautiful!
— Anne B (27) from Ireland
The trip was great! A very relaxed ride in a mokoro, followed by camping in the Okavango Delta and watching the animals on the islands was awesome!
— Michael & Silke from Germany
I loved every millisecond of the entire trip... Guess what I did in Swakopmund? I skydived out of a plane - woohoo was that AWESOME :-)
— JoJo E (61) from Switzerland
Finally home and had a great timeâ€¦. I loved the shark diving, Sossusvlei and Himba people. Saw Lions, a Leopard, Elephants, Giraffes, everything really! Thanks for…
— John E from Canada
I did not believe in god till i visited Chobe National Park.
— Juca from Uruguay
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