Common questions

How do you get from Victoria Falls to Chobe?


How do you get from Victoria Falls to Chobe?

Chobe Gate is located 6km/3mi west of Kasane and 80km/49mi west of Victoria Falls. The drive from Victoria Falls takes just over an hour. Visitors to this area usually fly into Kasane Airport (BBK), and self-drive visitors can pick up their 4×4 at the airport.

Can you self-drive in Chobe National Park?

Recommended car for a self-drive safari at Chobe National Park. Needless to say, you better be experienced driving on sandy roads and off-road because there are no nice roads at all in Chobe! If you plan to only rent your car in Botswana, you can rent self-drive 4×4’s in Maun or Kasane.

How much does it cost to visit Chobe National Park?

Non-citizen adults aged eighteen and over can expect to pay 120 BWP per person, per day to visit Chobe National Park (about $11 USD), while adult residents of Botswana pay 30 BWP (about $3 USD) and adult citizens pay just 10 BWP (about $1 USD).

Can you see Victoria Falls from Botswana?

The Victoria Falls is a spectacular waterfall located on the border of Zimbabwe and Zambia. The falls is also in close proximity to Botswana and all its major attractions.

What is a Kaza visa?

The KAZA UNIVISA costs USD 50 and allows tourists to obtain one visa to visit both countries multiple times. The visa is valid up to 30 days in any given period of 12 months, as long as the holder remains within Zambia and Zimbabwe. It also covers those who visit Botswana for day-trips through Kazungula Borders.

How do you get to Chobe National Park?

Chobe Gate is located six kilometres (three miles) west of Kasane, the closest city to the national park. The best way for visitors to reach Chobe National Park is to hop on a domestic flight to Kasane Airport (BBK), which is located nearby the city of Kasane and northern entrance of the park.

Why is Chobe National Park a top tourist attraction?

Chobe National Park is surely the best place in Africa to see elephants, particularly in the water. Not only is it famous for its herds of elephant, but also buffalo as well as the associated predators such as large pride of lion that have learnt to hunt them.

Is Chobe a malaria area?

Malaria & Vaccinations Chobe lies in a high-risk malaria zone, so it is advisable to take antimalarial medication. Extra safety measures that should be adhered to are using insect repellent (containing at least 30% DEET) and covering up in the evening. The malaria risk is highest in the rainy season.

Where is Moremi Game Reserve?

Moremi Game Reserve is a protected area in Botswana. It lies on the eastern side of the Okavango Delta and was named after Chief Moremi of the BaTawana tribe. Moremi was designated as a game reserve, rather than a national park, when it was created.

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Which country has the best view of Victoria Falls?

Best View of Vic Falls For that classic view of the Main Falls, visit Zimbabwe. Around two-thirds of the falls lie in Zim.

Has anyone died at Devil’s Pool Victoria Falls?

Has anyone died going over Victoria Falls at Devil’s Pool? To the best of our knowledge, nobody has ever died going over Victoria Falls at Devil’s Pool. In 2009, a South African tour guide fell to his death whilst rescuing a client who slipped in a channel above Victoria Falls.