​Getting There – Nxai Pan NP

Anthony Ham
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.

Travel Alert

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Travel Alert

Entry into Botswana is usually through Maun Airport (MUB) or Kasane Airport (BBK) for safari-goers.

Nxai Pan NP is located 162km/100mi east of Maun. The park can be reached on a self-drive safari, an organized mobile safari or a fly-in safari. There are several campsites in the park, and one lodge.

Flying by chartered plane from Maun or Kasane, or from any safari camp to the airstrip of the only lodge in the park, is the easiest way to get here.

Airlines & Ticket Prices

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Domestic Flights

Tour operators usually book charter flights between parks as part of the tour package. There are no scheduled flights to Nxai Pan.

Passport, Visa & Other Entry Requirements

Please check our Getting There – Botswana page to learn more about passport, visa and other entry requirements.

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