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Makgadikgadi Pans Budget Travel

The Makgadikgadi Pans are large salt pans situated in northern Botswana, the largest salt flat complex in the world.

Makgadikgadi Pans budget travel is famous for prime game spotting and birdwatching, making this area highly popular for backpacking tours in Botswana.

Makgadikgadi Pans Budget Safaris

Makgadikgadi Pans safaris include a range of lodges and tented camps to suit all wallets, making it good for budget travel holidays.

Archaeological recovery in the Makgadikgadi has revealed the presence of prehistoric man through abundant finds of stone tools - some of which have been dated early enough to establish their origin as pre-Homo sapiens.

The area is home to one of Africa's biggest zebra populations, and no vehicles other than quad bikes can be used on the delicate pans.

There is a national park on the pans, called Makgadikgadi Pans National Park. Game in this park includes springbok, gemsbok, wildebeest, zebra, hippo, duiker, bushbuck and thousands of flamingos.

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