Kwando Nxai Pan Camp


The luxurious Nxai Pan Camp was opened as recently as February 2009 in the national park of the same name. It was a sensation: the Nxai Pan Camp was the first permanent lodge to be granted a building permission for the Nxai Pan National Park.


Botswana acknowledged the Kwando Safari group’s commitment to sustainable tourism. Only eight chalets accommodating a maximum of 18 distinguished guests were created. Moreover, the facilities include a dining room, lounge, viewing deck and pool.


The read more » Nxai pan Camp is the perfect basis for exciting game drives and guided safari hikes. Discover Botswana’s fascinating flora and fauna and vast landscapes.


The Nxai Pan National Park is staggering 2500 square kilometres large. In the north, it borders the Makgadikgadi Salt Pans, which thousands of years ago formed Botswana’s central floodplains together with Lake Ngami and the Okavango Delta.


Time and the scenery have changed but despite the scarcity of water, large springbok populations still inhabit these regions. The rain in the summer months attracts oryx antelopes, gnus, giraffes, elephants and uncountable zebra herds.


Such abundant wildlife draws not only enthusiastic photographers but also predators to the Nxai Pan National Park. With just a little luck you may spot lions, cheetahs, the African wild dog or even a leopard.


Get down and dusty, inhale the musky air and experience the strength of the African sun. Your well trained guides and trackers take great pleasure in introducing you to northern Botswana’s famous Nxai Pan National Park and the Nxai Pan Camp.


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The first permanent lodge in the Nxai Pan National Park, the Nxai Pan Camp boasts finest comforts and an easygoing, welcoming flair at the heart of Botswana’s untamed wilderness.


Just like its sister read more » lodge in the north of the Central Kalahari Wildlife Reserve, the Tau Pan Camp, the Nxai Pan Camp is brand-new and was opened as recently as February 2009.


Hiding deep amidst the rugged wilderness, the Nxai Pan Camp is reached only by air or a bone-rattling 4x4 ride. A small landing strip is located near the lodge.


Eight comfortable chalets nestling beneath a line of trees accommodate a maximum of 18 guests. Summer or winter: Both seasons hold their own charms and afford the interested visitor with inspiring nature experiences.


The eight guests units include seven standard rooms and a family chalet, which comfortably sleeps four guests. The facilities include a ventilator, shower bathroom and a spacious, private viewing deck – a lovely spot for a glass of wine with the binoculars at hand.


Moreover, the Nxai Pan Camp offers an elegant dining area, lounge area complete with a bar and a graceful viewing deck. Take a dip in the swimming pool, pick up some last outdoor items at the small shop or pull a book from the library’s shelves.


Committed to sustainable tourism, the Nxai Pan Camp provides clean solar power. Natural materials and a colour scheme centred on the shades of nature create a friendly ambience and blur the distinction between man-made structure and the environment.


Late in the evening, gather round the crackling campfire lit in the traditional African boma and enjoy exotic African dishes and cocktails mixed to perfection. The skies are littered with stars and the sounds of the wilderness float on a warm breeze…


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Be a part of it! – Those visiting the Nxai Pan National Park and the camp of the same name may look forward to inspiring nature experiences, an exotic flair and superb accommodation.


The Nxai Pan read more » Camp was inaugurated as recently as February 2009. Previously, the only accommodations in the national park were temporary camps. Explore a fascinating part of Botswana off the beaten path.


The enthusiastic and well trained guides and trackers take great pleasure in introducing interested guests to the Nxai Pan National Park’s highly adapted flora and fauna. Safaris are conducted in open 4x4s or as guided hikes.


What is known as the Nxai Pan National Park today was declared a wildlife reserve in 1970. In 1992, the reserve was enlarged by the Bains Baobabs section and received official national park status.


Bains Baobabs are a group of Baobab trees that feature in a famous painting by Thomas Baines from 1861. The name stuck and since then countless other artists have captured the beauty of the place in oil or on film.


However, your camera will not just be aimed at the magical scenery and picturesque trees. Nxai Pan is famous for its large springbok populations. Wildlife numbers are boosted in the rainy season, when elephants, zebras and giraffes migrate into the park.


Predators like lions, leopards and African wild dogs follow in the tracks of their prey. Furthermore, the rain also brings countless birds to the park – enthusiastic birders will have a field day.


Explore the natural splendour all around on a game drive or, even better still, on a guided safari hike. The slower pace allows you appreciate even small details, which your trained tracker readily points out. Look forward to a sensational holiday in Botswana at the Nxai Pan Camp!


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