Baines Baobabs, Nxai Pan National Park

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Visit a millennia-old baobab forest, named after the man who discovered and portrayed them in a famous canvas painting, at Baines Baobabs. The distinctive baobab trees here attract many visitors, who come here to enjoy one of the undisputed wilderness highlights of Botswana. Take a trail used by the area's first two European explorers when they journeyed through Africa’s interior. The risky journey, which lasted for two years, is now easily managed with four-wheel-drives instead of ox wagons. When you spot the famous baobabs, take a photo and compare it to the iconic painting--only one branch has broken off in almost 150 years. Our Nxai Pan National Park trip builder tool makes visiting Baines Baobabs and other Nxai Pan National Park attractions simple, and helps you make a travel plan personal to you.
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  • We would highly recommend the night stay in the desert (for us it was an amazing experience). We loved the meerkats watching. The quad tour was also lots of fun. Very knowledgeable guide. Don't expect...  more »
  • Necessarily plan, alone the drive there worthwhile, even if it is painful. Plan a picnic best - there are located on the camping place approx. 2 km from the trees also toilet and shower.
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  • This is worth the long detour to see the grove of trees and the salt pans surrounding them. very different from the other areas in the park. some birds, not many mammals, as there is no water near her...  more »
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