Nxai Pan Game Reserve

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Nxai Pan Game Reserve

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There¬† ancient baobabs located in different areas of the pans. Some were used by early explorers as rest station and landmarks to mark their way. The famous ones being Baines’ baobab and the Chapman’s baobab.

The ancient baobabs located in the pans have been named after the explorers; Thomas Baines and his explorer friend, James Chapman. The two together with their local guides crossed the pans and temporarily made this giant baobabs their camps. Dr David Livingstone also used this route on his way to discovering Victoria Falls!

Nxai pans game reserve just like its Makgadikgadi park is a mere two hours drive from Maun. Most activities are around Baines baobabs, and the pans, together with the grassland attracts many different animals. Nxai is known for cheetah sightings and often a large head of giraffes and springboks.

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