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North-west Kalahari & Panhandle
North-west Kalahari & Panhandle
North-west Kalahari & Panhandle
North-west Kalahari & Panhandle
North-west Kalahari & Panhandle

The Panhandle, first class bird watching.

Tsodilo Hills may seem remote and inaccessible…

…but they offer spectacular views from the top.

The region's nickname ‘the Louvre of the desert’.

...in the darkness you will see superb examples of stalagmites and stalactites as well as bats.

North-west Kalahari & Panhandle

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The Okavango Panhandle offers first class bird watching.
During a boat trip through the Panhandle you might spot....
...an African fish eagle...
...an African skimmer...
...or an African darter.
The fishing is particularly good...
...with some of the best tiger fishing in Botswana on offer.
...or take a mokoro trip, which puts you almost at eye level with the water....
...and spot things that you might otherwise overlook.
Tsodillo Hills are certainly remote...
...and the views from the top are spectacular.
With over 4,500 rock paintings the "Louvre of the desert"...
...is also the spiritual home of the local Bushmen.
The Gcwihaba Caves are about as remote as you can get in Botswana...
...they offer the intrepid a unique experience...
...in the darkness you will see superb examples of stalagmites and stalactites as well as bats.
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The Okavango Panhandle offers first class bird watching.
The Okavango Panhandle offers first class bird watching.
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During a boat trip through the Panhandle you might spot....
During a boat trip through the Panhandle you might spot....
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...an African fish eagle...
...an African fish eagle...
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...an African skimmer...
...an African skimmer...
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...or an African darter.
...or an African darter.
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The fishing is particularly good...
The fishing is particularly good...
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...with some of the best tiger fishing in Botswana on offer.
...with some of the best tiger fishing in Botswana on offer.
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...or take a mokoro trip, which puts you almost at eye level with the water....
...or take a mokoro trip, which puts you almost at eye level with the water....
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...and spot things that you might otherwise overlook.
...and spot things that you might otherwise overlook.
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Tsodillo Hills are certainly remote...
Tsodillo Hills are certainly remote...
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...and the views from the top are spectacular.
...and the views from the top are spectacular.
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With over 4,500 rock paintings the "Louvre of the desert"...
With over 4,500 rock paintings the "Louvre of the desert"...
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...is also the spiritual home of the local Bushmen.
...is also the spiritual home of the local Bushmen.
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The Gcwihaba Caves are about as remote as you can get in Botswana...
The Gcwihaba Caves are about as remote as you can get in Botswana...
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...they offer the intrepid a unique experience...
...they offer the intrepid a unique experience...
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...in the darkness you will see superb examples of stalagmites and stalactites as well as bats.
...in the darkness you will see superb examples of stalagmites and stalactites as well as bats.

Safaris visiting North-west Kalahari

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Pygmy Mouse Self-drive Safari

18 days • 10 locations
WINDHOEK AIRPORT TO VICTORIA FALLS AIRPORT

A truly epic southern African self-drive safari adventure from Namibia’s mountains and deserts, along the lush Caprivi Strip to Botswana and Victoria Falls in Zimbabwe staying at luxury lodges throughout.

US$4,950 - US$6,830 per person

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Rock Hare Self-drive Safari

20 days • 12 locations
WINDHOEK AIRPORT TO VICTORIA FALLS AIRPORT

An in-depth look at Namibia from the Namib Desert to Victoria Falls and everything in between. This three-week self-drive adventure includes unrivalled mix of environments and great value.

US$4,810 - US$6,130 per person

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Sable Self-drive Safari

12 days • 7 locations
WINDHOEK AIRPORT TO VICTORIA FALLS AIRPORT

A great value southern African self-drive adventure from Namibia along the Caprivi Strip to Botswana and Zimbabwe, combining otherworldly landscapes, unforgettable wildlife spectacles, rarely visited places and ending at Victoria Falls.

US$2,930 - US$3,970 per person

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Where to stay in North-west Kalahari

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Nxamaseri Lodge

Nxamaseri Lodge

From its beautiful island setting, Nxamaseri Lodge offers superb fishing and birdwatching in a relatively affordable area of the Okavango.


93% (73 reviews)
The Lodge at Feline Fields

Feline Fields

In a remote corner of the Kalahari, Feline Fields offers guests a luxurious stay in a seldom-visited part of Botswana.


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Shakawe River Lodge

Shakawe River Lodge

Shakawe River Lodge has a picturesque location on the banks of a channel of the Okavango River.


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