Savute Reserve, Chobe National Park

4.6
#1 of 6 in Parks in Chobe National Park
Mystifying scientists with its unpredictable water channel that floods and dries up regardless of rainfall, Savute Reserve offers desert and delta safaris. The reserve covers nearly almost 5,000 sq km (1,930 sq mi) of desert plains, rich grasslands, and dolomite rock outcrops created by volcanic activity 980 million years ago. The most intriguing features of this versatile landscape are the dead trees that line the channel. Watch elephants coming to waterholes and herds of zebras migrating slowly across the plains. Observe the animosity between the “king of the animals” and scavenger hyenas. The reserve is also home to the endangered species of wild dogs. Put Savute Reserve into our Chobe National Park trip itinerary tool and find out what's close by, where to stay, and where to head next.
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  • It all depends on whether the animals get by for going through there or not. Although it also has a lot of influence on the guidance you're wearing. The experience is pytastic
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  • Take a guide through the reserves. Self drive is available but you see so much more wildlife when guided. This is a wonderful part of the chobe national park. Great wildlife viewing though very dry 20...  more »
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