Chobe River

Forming the northern boundary of the Chobe National Park, where the great elephant concentrations occur on the river during the dry season, as well as much of Botswana’s border with Namibia’s Caprivi Strip The river can also be accessed from its Namibian side, and its close proximity to Victoria Falls means easy day trips both ways.

Okavango Delta

Renowned as the world’s 2nd largest and Africa’s largest canyon, it is only exceeded in size and depth by the Grand Canyon. As one of the major geological attractions in Namibia, it features a gigantic ravine that measures about 160km in length, up to 27km wide and in places almost 550m deep.

At the lower end of the Fish River Canyon, Ai-Ais provides an oasis in the desolate rocky wastes. Guided and unguided walks into the canyon are possible, however it is strictly forbidden to climb into the canyon as a day visitor

Makgadikgadi Salt pans

The Naukluft Mountains serve as a sanctuary for Hartmann’s Mountain zebra that are endemic to Namibia and the remote south-western section of Angola. Due to its permanent springs, the mountains serve as a life-giving geological phenomenon in the Namib Desert. This area has some of the most beautiful and accessible hiking trails in the country and still bears semblance of the Nama war fought against the German colonial forces between 1904 and 1907.

Khama Rhino Sanctuary

Khama Rhino Sanctuary, located in Serowe, was set up in 1992 to save Botswana’s endangered rhino population. Covering approximately 8 585 hectares of Kalahari sandveld, the sanctuary provides prime habitat for white and black rhino as well as many other animal species and birds. The sanctuary has an active relationship with local schools and communities, to educate children on conservation practices.