127
trips planned in the last hour
4.6
out of 5
Trustscore rating

Shakawe trip planner

Create a fully customized
day-by-day itinerary for free

Itinerary Planner
+ Add destination
2 adults
Adults
- +
Teens
- +
Kids
- +
Close
Trip Planner Africa  /  Botswana  /  North-West District  /  Shakawe

Shakawe

2.6
Shakawe is a village located in the northwest corner of Botswana at the beginning of the Okavango Delta, close to Namibia and Angola. Shakawe is awakening from its former status as a sleepy little outpost on the Okavango. For travellers, Shakawe means a Botswana entry or exit stamp or a staging post for a visit to the Tsodilo Hills, 40 km away. For Southern African holiday-makers, it is most often the start of a fishing trip in the Okavango Panhandle. It also provides access to the Caprivi Strip.InfrastructureThe village is served by Shakawe Airport. It is the gateway to the northern part of the Okavango Delta and the Linyati area. Direct charter flights are operated to the aerodrome, with the main airline in the area being AirShakawe. Flight is the most efficient form of transport in the area.Travel by road is slow and mainly on gravel roads. Tarred roads are on the way, but progress is slow. Bus transport is available to the main city of Maun, but this is a 5-hour travel.Shakawe is growing rapidly starting with two shopping centers or malls. Each mall has a well stocked supermarket. Also had developed a few safari lodgesInfrastructureAs per 2011 housing and population census, the population of Shakawe and its associated Localities was 7,506. The village of Shakawe on its own had 6,693 people.
Shakawe is in North-West District. Make the most of your holiday in Shakawe by finding out about its attractions and choosing what to see using our Botswana route builder .
Source
Create a full itinerary — for free!

Plan your trip to Shakawe

  • Get a personalized plan

    A complete day-by-day itinerary
    based on your preferences
  • Customize it

    Refine your plan. We'll find the
    best routes and schedules
  • Book it

    Choose from the best hotels
    and activities. Up to 50% off
  • Manage it

    Everything in one place.
    Everyone on the same page.

Popular things to do in Shakawe

2.6
Duration: 2​h 30​min

Where to stay in Shakawe

Browse hotels, guesthouses, and unique homes and book your stay on the world's leading accommodation sites.
Millions of travel reviews on TripAdvisor
2 adults
Adults (12 +)
- +
Children (2-11)
- +
Infants (Under 2)
- +
Close
Live like a local, find unique places to stay
2 adults
Adults (12 +)
- +
Children (2-11)
- +
Infants (Under 2)
- +
Close

Places to visit with Shakawe

Recently planned trips to Shakawe

18 days in Botswana BY A USER FROM SOUTH AFRICA December, culture, outdoors, historic sites, museums, wildlife, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: December, culture, outdoors, historic sites, museums, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 22 days in Botswana BY A USER FROM BELGIUM July, popular sights PREFERENCES: July ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 22 days in Botswana BY A USER FROM SOUTH AFRICA May, popular sights PREFERENCES: May ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 1 day in Shakawe BY A USER FROM SOUTH AFRICA October, popular sights PREFERENCES: October ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 34 days in Botswana BY A USER FROM SOUTH AFRICA November, popular sights PREFERENCES: November ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 46 days in Botswana BY A USER FROM SOUTH AFRICA October, popular sights PREFERENCES: October ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 36 days in Windhoek & Botswana BY A USER FROM NETHERLANDS July, teens, popular sights PREFERENCES: July, teens ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 35 days in Botswana BY A USER FROM BOTSWANA August, popular sights PREFERENCES: August ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 20 days in Botswana BY A USER FROM INDIA September, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, historic sites, museums, wildlife, popular sights PREFERENCES: September, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, historic sites, museums, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 60 days in Botswana BY A USER FROM SOUTH AFRICA May, popular sights PREFERENCES: May ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 32 days in Botswana BY A USER FROM SOUTH AFRICA December, kids, outdoors, popular sights PREFERENCES: December, kids, outdoors ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 7 days in Botswana BY A USER FROM SOUTH AFRICA September, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, fast-paced, popular sights PREFERENCES: September, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Fast-paced
View more plans