Accommodation

Migration Expeditions

“An intimate mobile camp setup annually for the incredible Zebra migration at Nxai Pan”

Budget level: Affordable
Country
Botswana
When to Go
Dec to Mar
Property Type
Camp Temporary
Kids Min Age
16

In a life of deadlines and busy cities, the new source of luxury is having wide-open space, having your undivided attention on exploring and relaxing. Migration Expeditions in Nxai Pan National Park, offers just that – the unbelievable calm that comes from gazing at the horizon and having space to yourself.

Nxai Pan National Park is one of the best places to experience the longest zebra migration that spans from Namibia to the Nxai Pan area covering over 1000km. The migration occurs in the protected land of the Kavango-Zambezi Transfrontier Conservation Area. Migrations are essential for the ecosystems to avoid over-grazing and they ensure food sources are optimally used. Predators also benefit, as they follow the zebras and other herbivores and prey on the weak and younger herd members.

Migration Expeditions’ eco-sensitive design facilitates a seamless flow between its pristine desert environment and the stylish bush camp. The main area has two canvas-covered hubs; one side housing a dining area with an open kitchen and opposite, a cosy lounge area. Solar-powered charging points are available for those all-important cameras. The fire circle is at the heart of the bush camp offering and is an extension of the shared lounge area. Its magnetic quality beckons, inviting guests to share an authentic, warm African safari experience with us.

Activities on your Nxai pan safari include morning and afternoon game drives inside the national park and visits to Baine’s Baobabs. The intimate camp will be made up of 6 canvas tents set on low decks with bucket showers and two main area tents consisting of the lounge and dining areas.

Nxai Pan is known for its Kalahari lions with their dark manes. The area is home to herds of large bull elephants and in the summertime Botswana’s Zebra Migration which comes down from the Chobe area. Other wildlife that you are likely to see on game drives include herds of wildebeest, giraffe, oryx, springbok and steenbok. The area is also a good spot for seeing cheetah, jackal and the spotted hyena.
If you are lucky you may see some of the rarer species in the area including leopard, wild dog and the brown hyena.

There are over 200 bird species in Nxai Pan and bird watching opportunities are especially great from November to March. Species include Kori bustards, Korhanns and wattled cranes. Once the pans fill up after the rains the area sees an influx of Flamingos. The migratory birds that appear over these months also include the steppe buzzard, the western red-footed kestrel and the lesser-spotted eagle.

Why we like it

  • Perfect addon for green season safaris.
  • Combines well with sister camps in Botswana and Zimbabwe.
  • Highly trained guides and staff.
  • Witness the annual Zebra migration as they graze on the wide open Nxai Pan.

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