Nxai Pan

Nxai Pan National Park- The park is mainly filled up during the wet season from the month of November to March when the grass is green and animals have plenty of food to eat and pastures to feed on, the animal in the park, mainly migrate from the Makgadikgadi national park, the common among the animals are the big five wild game.

Nxai Pan National Park

The pans were created by a process which began over five million years ago. In this period, there were slightly different courses along the Okavango River, the Chobe River and upper Zambezi. The enormity of the sky and the horizon of Botswana landscape is always impressive to visitors.

Nxai Pan itself is once again a vast grassy plain of the old lake bed, surrounded more thinly by acacia. Baines ‘ Baobabs is located in the south of Nxai Pan, and contains an assortment of large baobab trees, made legendary by Livingstone expedition’s painter Thomas Baines in 1862. In fact, the Nxai Pan National Park is a salt pan. Water flows into the bowl and the grass land after a strong precipitation. Only an all-wheel driving vehicle will take the way into the bath. Two camping sites occur in the area. The park covers an area of about 1676km2 and was establishes in 1970 with the need to conserve the animals that where under the threat in an open grassland.