Best Time to Visit – Kwando

Anthony Ham
Expert
By Anthony Ham

Anthony is a renowned Africa expert and author of many Lonely Planet guidebooks, including the 'Botswana & Namibia' guide.

Anthony is a renowned Africa expert and author of the 'Botswana & Namibia' Lonely Planet guide.

Anthony is the author of the 'Botswana & Namibia' Lonely Planet guide.

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Kwando Concession can be visited throughout the year. The reserve is located within a migration route for elephant, zebra and other herbivores. These animals arrive in the area around June when water has dried up further away from the river and marshes, and they usually only move on around December.

Best Time June to October (Best wildlife viewing)
High Season July to October (High season rates apply, small exclusive lodges never get busy)
Low Season November to June (Low season rates apply)
Best Weather May to August (Less hot during the day)
Worst Weather October (It gets extremely hot)

April to October Dry Season

  • Wildlife viewing is at its best as the Dry season advances
  • July to October are high season months, and lodges charge higher rates
  • September and October are very hot

November to March Wet Season

  • There is still a lot of wildlife around until December
  • The best season for birders with migrants around and birds in breeding plumage
  • Low season rates apply
  • The scenery is lush and green, and there are many flowers
  • There is less wildlife from January to April
  • It is very hot
  • Activities may be interrupted by afternoon showers
  • Roads might deteriorate

Wildlife Photos

Best Time to go to Botswana by Major Park

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