Makgadikgadi Pans is located north-eastern Botswana, in the middle of the dry savanna. The Makgadikgadi Pans is surrounded by the Kalahari Desert, covers a large portion of Botswana’s land. In the surrounding area, rolling grasslands and casual sightings of palm trees can be spotted at the Makgadikgadi Pans. The area can also resemble a lake, depending on the amount of rainfall in the region. The Makgadikgadi Pans is accessible by air transfers and specially adapted vehicles.
During the dry months, wildlife are more scarce due to the hot and unpleasant winds. However, many desert adapted wildlife species of game such as aardwolf, African wildcat, caracal, genet, honey badger, spring hare, jackal, kudu, meerkat, porcupine and many more. The Makgadikgadi Pans has a rich birdlife and ostrich, secretary bird, guinea fowl martial eagles and many other species of birds can be spotted.
The unique Makgadikgadi Pans is perfect for a quad-biking adventure - there are no obstacles and guests will experience no difficulties. Botswana walking safaris through the salt pans are best experienced with a knowledgeable Bushmen. See below for Makgadikgadi Pans safari experiences.
This Kalahari camping safari tour in Botswana is a unique experience that includes breathtaking scenery, desert wildlife, Bushman culture and more...more
Situated in north east Botswana, surrounded by the Kalahari Desert, just below the Chobe National Park...more
Different and dramatic, Leroo La Tau, situated high above a riverbed and waterhole is witness to the changing seasons of Makgadikgadi....more
Adventure seeking travellers embarking on a visit to Botswana should not miss the excitement of driving through the white clay Makgadikgadi Salt Pans on a quad biking...more
Navigate through the African wilderness on a romantic Botswana safari from the Okavango Delta to Savute Safari Lodge to Leroo La Tau Lodge in Makgadikgadi Pans...more