Serondela Reserve Botswana Chobe Safari

The area in situated in the north east of the Chobe National Park. Mainly its geographical features rotate around the lush plains of Botswana safaris and dense forests.  During the dry season, you will see the large herds of elephants  strolling down to the Chobe River for drinking and cooling in the water, just like the buffaloes.

For bird watchers in Botswana, you will also find the bee-eater along the Chobe River. So far, its the most visited area in the Chobe, probably because of its sharing neigbours with the Victoria falls. Kasane is known as a gateway to the Chobe National Park and the Zambezi. Its very close to all the 3 borders of Botswana namely, Namibia, Zambia and Zimbabwe.  In this very town, you will often see the elephants patrolling around the streets.

This area of Chobe National Park is parked with thick  natural green forests which in turn attract wildlife animals like elephants, buffaloes and the famous bee-eater. . Well if you ever visit Botswana its encouraged that you visit  the Serondela area in Chobe, it will truly amaze you.

This is the major area for tourism in Chobe National Par, lying in the extreme North Eastern part of the park, with most of its Hotels and Lodges situated around the small town of Kasane.
However, these Lodges and few, but they are mainly large and can as well serve as Hotels, with each accommodating over 100 people.

It is however stressed again that Four-wheel drive vehicles are essential if one is to travel throughout the park because of the river flow and the deep sand in some areas, which might require experienced drivers and a 4 x 4 vehicle.

For entrance, one is required to pay a daily park of the “current cost” and entrance is through the Sedudu Gate, which is 4 Kms from Kasane. In order to lower the costs of administration, the price of your Game drive includes local lodge and hotel residence.

For those visitors coming from Namibia can use the Ngoma entrance near the boundaries of the two countries, which is 54 Kms using the public road to the Sedudu gate near Kasane.
The entrants from the Southern part can use Mubabe gate to the park, where Muchenge Safari Lodge is found, which also connects Moremi Game Reserve to Maun. To drive to Victoria Falls, it is only 50 minutes of drive from Kasane. However, many visitors prefer to stay in Kasane Safari Lodge and during the day, they spend most of the time visiting the Victoria Falls.

Chobe Game Lodge is the only lodge inside Chobe National Park and it gained its popularity during the visit of Richard Burton and Taylor Elizabeth. So guests should use this chance to camp around this area.Botswana hotels

In the town of Kasane, there are various infrastructures, lodges and hotels, such as Mowana Botswana safari Lodge, which is more than a hotel and hosts conferences and large groups or meetings. This was also Clinton’s White house during his visit in the park.
The others include Chobe Safari Lodge, which costs half what other vacation  lodges cost, but offers the same services like the other lodges around.

The camping grounds at Serondela were closed down and a new camp was opened in Ihaha, which has modern facilities like luxurious ensuite bathrooms, viewing decks as well as a main hall.