Savute Reserve, Chobe National Park

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Mystifying scientists with its unpredictable water channel that floods and dries up regardless of rainfall, Savute Reserve offers desert and delta safaris. The reserve covers nearly almost 5,000 sq km (1,930 sq mi) of desert plains, rich grasslands, and dolomite rock outcrops created by volcanic activity 980 million years ago. The most intriguing features of this versatile landscape are the dead trees that line the channel. Watch elephants coming to waterholes and herds of zebras migrating slowly across the plains. Observe the animosity between the “king of the animals” and scavenger hyenas. The reserve is also home to the endangered species of wild dogs. Put Savute Reserve into our Chobe National Park trip itinerary tool and find out what's close by, where to stay, and where to head next.
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  • From the Victoria Falls is a one day tour. Some tour companies US $ 140-170's. 7:30 beyond the borders around attendees hotels with hotel pick up. So we get KaZa VISA re-entry issues. Zimbabwe transport minivan is Botswana's Jeep transfer. At hippos crocodiles, Impala, water boat Safari on the Chobe River in the morning, and lunch is a buffet. Afternoon game drive is. Was investigating the Carnivore was a lot of Impala, elephants, and giraffes. 16:30-crossing the border 17:00 to hotel drop off was 18:00.
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  • So many beautiful elephants! We saw the playing, fighting, mud bathing, eating, etc. We saw jackal and the biggest croc ever! The park is full of exotic animals. Not to be missed.  more »
  • In the Chobe National Park, we could see many wild animals and also take pictures. It is an unforgettable experience to visit the Chobe Park!
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