Tsodilo Hills, Shakawe

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Bask in the tranquil ambiance of Tsodilo Hills, a mystical place considered sacred by local communities. In ancient times, the ancestors of the San people performed religious rituals on the hills--believed to be among the longest-inhabited places in the world--to ask the gods for prosperity and rain. Today, you can see rock paintings that still puzzle researchers, who continue to try to decipher them. Walk one of the several trails in the area with a guide, who'll inform you about the history of the site. To visit Tsodilo Hills and other attractions in Shakawe, use our Shakawe planning app .
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  • The guided tour along the Rhino path included hundreds of original hand painted pictures of the local African wildlife on the rock faces. Our guide took us up to the upper portion of the Female Hill a...  more »
  • It was hot, very hot, so we didn't do too much of the walking tour and one of the best bits was actually the drive there and seeing all the wildlife and giving lifts to a few locals who couldn't have ...  more »
  • In the camping at night pierce the wheels.We stood alone, there were no other cars. The territory is fenced, but the place is not safe.  more »
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  • This is wonderful place to visit
  • Cave paintings in Botswana heritage of humanity. Well preserved and guided tours. Somewhat away from the beaten track but worth it
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