Okavango Delta

The Okavango Delta is a World Heritage Site as it is the largest inland delta in the world.

About Okavango Delta

The Okavango Delta is a vast inland delta in Botswana, Southern Africa. It is created by the Okavango River, which flows from the Angolan highlands into Botswana and empties into the Kalahari Desert. This unique ecosystem is home to a remarkable diversity of wildlife and plants, making it one of the most sought-after tourist destinations in Africa.

The Okavango Delta is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and is considered one of the Seven Natural Wonders of Africa. The delta covers an area of approximately 16,000 square kilometers and comprises a complex network of lagoons, channels, and islands. It is a maze of waterways and flooded plains, surrounded by savannah grasslands and woodland forests.

The Delta is famous for its incredible wildlife, including the Big Five (lion, leopard, rhinoceros, elephant, and buffalo), as well as many other animals such as cheetahs, giraffes, hippos, crocodiles, and over 400 species of birds. The best way to explore the Okavango Delta is on a guided safari, where visitors can experience the thrill of spotting wild animals up close in their natural habitat.

The Delta is also home to a number of indigenous tribes such as the Bayei, who live in traditional mokoro canoes and fish for their livelihood. Visitors can experience the traditional way of life of these tribes by taking a guided canoe tour through the waterways of the Delta.

The Okavango Delta is a unique and precious natural resource, providing habitat for some of Africa’s most iconic wildlife species and supporting the livelihoods of local communities. It is a must-visit destination for anyone interested in experiencing the wonders of Africa’s natural heritage.

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