by Uncharted Africa
located in Makgadikgadi Pans, Botswana
Planet Baobab is situated on the Ntwetwe Pan’s at the edge of Makgadikgadi Salt Pans.
The entire lodge has been constructed by keeping the traditional methods of the original inhabitants of Makgadikgadi Salt Pans. Due to their natural construction as mud and a traditional grass the huts are perfectly temperature controlled all year around.
Planet Baobab comprises of 18 Traditional Huts. The Baobab Twin Huts (7), the Bakalanga Twin Huts (8) & the Family Bakalanga Huts (3) are all en-suite with a shower and toilet.
Makgadikgadi Salt Pans offers a variety of activities depending on the season. Some can be experienced all year along like the discovery of the super-friendly habituated meerkats, tour the local village and learn about Batswana culture, visit a local cattle post and enjoy a delicious traditional lunch, and visit Nxai Xini Pan to seek out ancient stone tools and fossils.
Quad Biking across the Makgadikgadi Pans to the remote and mysterious Kubu Island, sleep under the most spectacular night skies in the world will be a truly experience to adventure in the dry season.
The absolutely unmissable is the spectacular migration which host to between 35-75000 zebra and wildebeest, Southern Africa’s last and little-known annual migration in wet season.
Reasons to stay at Planet Baobab Camp?
Makgadikgadi Pans in Botswana is the largest salt pans in the world, covering an area of over 30 000 km2 and one of the former largest inland seas in the world.
Spectacular migration of 35-75000 zebra and wildebeest – Southern Africa’s last and little-known annual migration.
Meerkat encounter experience
- Nxai Xini Pan fossil tour