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Explore the traditional villages and national parks of Botswana's Central District, the largest and most populated in the country. Base yourself in one of the two largest towns, Serowe or Palapye, giving good access to the region's natural sights. On a holiday in the Central District you can encounter the rare black and white rhinos in a dedicated sanctuary, hike the dramatic landscape of the Tswapong Hills, or discover vast salt pans in Makgadikgadi National Park. Central District is in Botswana. Plan how to spend your time in Central District and other destinations in Botswana using our Botswana holiday planner .
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You can choose from a couple of traditional villages to stay in while vacationing in the Central District. The town of Palapye, the largest in the area, boasts several hotels and guesthouses, as does Serowe. If you're looking for something more rustic, explore the number of lodges and campsites scattered around the district, usually near game reserves or Makgadikgadi National Park.
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