From the South African North Cape to Namibia, Botswana, Angola and Zambia, the Kalahari, a bush and dry savanna, covers an area of over one million square kilometers. Most of the savanna is in Botswana. Due to the prevailing sand, it is sometimes referred to as a desert. The Okavango Delta again recorded due to its water and animal wealth untypical vegetation of the Kalahari. Depending on the season, you will find large animal herds.
The Kalahari is characterized by a continental climate, which means very long dry seasons. Rainfall occurs very rarely and almost exclusively in the months of December to February. The temperatures are almost always above 30 ° C, but fall at night, especially in the winter months (June to August) to below 0 ° C. In general, the best time to travel is the dry season from August to October. At the end of October, temperatures can rise to over 40 ° C. Predominant plants in the Kalahari are thorn bushes and desert grasses, which have adapted well to the long dry periods. Visitors also have the opportunity to see animals such as the Kalahari Lion, Wildebeest, Hyena, Cheetah and Springbok.