Chobe National Park Tour Pleasures

Posted in Africa | March 6, 2012 | Comment Now

Come to the land of culture, tradition and travel adventures – Africa and enjoy the surroundings of green ambience here. Come to the Chobe National park,third largest national park of Africa, and experience being in the most pristine surroundings in this part of the world.

The park looks really beautiful and you would certainly love to enjoy this one time experience. The Chobe National park is divided into four different regions and each has a different kind of ecosystem.

Chobe National Park

The Chobe riverfront is located in the North end of the park, and has the basic geographical features that surround the region with the most lush green surroundings and also has floodplains and has the densest woodland with the best varieties of teak, mahogany and other hardwoods. These have been largely brought down due to the pressure of the elephants here. The river Chobe flows in the northeastern border of this verdant park. This is actually a very important watering region. The dry season  the elephants come here and the sights of the other animals like the Cape buffalo and sable along with the giraffe are also very common. Bird watchers find this a great paradise and birding is very common here. So see the carmine bee eaters, and ibis, spoonbills and then of course stork, waterfowl, and ducks flock this region. This is a greatly visited portion of the park and it is very near the Victoria Falls. Kasane is a town that is located very near downstream and is the main principal region and is the northern of the park.

Elephants Cape Buffalo

In the western end you have the Savuti Marsh area which spans an area of around 10, 878 square kilometers and this is the relic of a large and gigantic inland lake where the water supply was cut many years back by the tectonic movements that were found here. Today the Savuti channel feeds the marsh and then it dries up for a long time till the channel flows again. The Channel first reached the Marsh sometime in the year 1982. There are many trees which lie along the banks of the channel. The whole area is totally covered with many grasslands and savannahs which make it a great wildlife hub. During the dry season tourists love to go on a safari and they see lot of animals like the zebras, impalas, warthogs, wildebeests and the kudus. The variety of birdlife in the park is greatly represented. There are also sights of zebras hyenas, lions and many cheetahs. The whole region is very famous for the annual migration of these predators and zebras.


Then you have the Linyanti Marsh which is situated near the northwestern corner for the park and it is found to the north of the Savuti marsh and is situated on the banks of the River Linyanti. The Selinda Reserves lie on the western part of the area and on the bank of the River Kwando. The Mamili National Park lies on the banks of the River Kwando.

Linyanti Marsh

There are lovely woodlands in between these two rivers and the lagoons and the remaining region is totally made up of flood plains. There are many wild dogs, leopards and lions found here too along with the sightings of lions, wild dogs, leopards, sable antelopes, roan antelopes hippopotamuses and many elephants. Siatunga or the crocodile is also a great rare species found here. Birdlife is also very rich here in this land of pleasures, adventure and thrill.


In between the ti MarSavushes and the Linyanti is a greatly fertile hinterland and has the best variety of the Nogatsaa grass and woodland. This is a greatly verdant region and gives you a lot to take home.

Come to this land of San Bushmen and get enchanted by the beautiful surroundings that are so much a part of this region.

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