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CHOBE PARK
SAFARI LODGES & CAMPS -
INFORMATION & IMAGES


LODGE ATTRACTIONS

Chobe National Park covers a diversity of landscapes ranging from riverine forests to floodplains and periodic marshlands.

The area is home to the largest concentration of elephants in Africa, as well as an abundance of hippo, buffalo, antelope and lion.

Botswana's land mass is slightly larger than that of France.

The country spans the tropic of Capricorn. Classified as semi-arid, evaporation exceeds rainfall monthly.

Rainy season starts in late December and lasts through February. The average rainfall in Chobe is 600mm. Botswana's local population is estimated at 1.4 million. 70% of the land is covered by Kalahari Sands. Chobe National Park stretches 11,700km's. The country's estimated elephant population is +- 50 000. The Chobe River flows into the Zambezi River, both are known for their excellent fishing with more than 90 species of fish in the waters. Commonly sought after are the Tiger Fish and other fresh water fish. The Chobe River area is one of the few areas in Botswana where the Puka Antelope is found. There are over 400 bird species found in the Chobe National Park, among them the African Skinner, kingfishers, numerous storks and bee-eaters.
BOTSWANA | CHOBE PARK | OKAVANGO | MOREMI| MASHATU| MAKGADIKGADI PARK| LINYANTI RESERVE| CENTRAL KALAHARI

For more safari infomation on the attractions of Botswana, the abundant wildlife and scenery of this area, please go to:

BOTSWANA - COUNTRY INFORMATION Botswana Facts Botswana Wildlife Habitats Botswana Safari Parks Okavango Delta Safari Chobe National Park Safari | Moremi Game Reserve Safari Makgadikgadi safari Botswana Animals Botswana Birds | Botswana Trees Botswana Travel Tips Botswana Safari Lodges Botswana Safari Tours

AFRICAN GAME RESERVE DIRECTORY BOTSWANA GAME RESERVES Central Kalahari Game ReserveChobe National ParkLinyanti SwampMakgadikgadi Pan National Park & Salt PansMashatu Game ReserveNxai Pan National ParkOkavango DeltaMoremi Game ReserveSavuti Channel & Savute Marsh


 
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