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LINYANTI

INTRODUCTION

The Linyanti Region lies in the Chobe National Park on its western border. It is most popular in the dry season when the concentration of game is vast and diverse. Herds of Buffalo of up to 3000 at a time and prides of lions of 20 are a common sight. The Linyanti River feeds the floodplains in this part of Botswana and also the large variety of birds as well as the curious traveller's need for adventure and the fisherman's dream of  "the one that got away". 

ATTRACTIONS

  • The Linyanti Region is situated between the Okavango Delta and the Chobe National Reserve, the attractions are abundant and diverse. 

  • The Chobe Forest Reserve

  • Okavango Panhandle

  • Gcoha and Gubatsha Hills 

  • The Moremi Wildlife Reserve a little further South. 

ACTIVITIES

  • Ballooning - Experience the awesome sight of vast savannahs, smooth desert and marshy grasslands from the best vantage point - the air. Balloon expeditions take place at the Chobe Chilwero Lodge. 

  • Riding - The Okavango Horse Safaris group can arrange a breathtaking ride among the wild beasts of Africa. 

  • Flying - The next best thing to ballooning, explore this wonderous and mysterious land from the air where you can't miss a thing. Various air charters you can contact are: Air Botswana Air Charters, Executive Charter, Aer Kavango, Elgon Air, Kwena Air and Okavango Air Services.

  • Game Viewing, Bird Watching, 

  • Fishing - You wont need to go far to find a spot for any of these activities, Botswana is just one big game viewing, bird watching, fishing paradise!! This area is well-known for its spectacular fishing. 

  • 4 x 4'ing - Hire one and do it yourself, or join a guide on a planned trip, whichever way, you have to experience some of the most challenging trails on land. Shakawe Fishing Camp specialises in the rental of 4 x 4's.