go! Botswana - - MOREMI & CHOBE -

This is a full day’s drive (about 600 km), but you can di­vide it into more man­age­able chunks by ad­ding ex­tra overnight stops as you travel north. From Kabula Lodge, it’s 250 km north along a good tar road to the busy town of Mongu, which has a Sho­prite if you need sup­plies. Mongu is on the eastern bank of the river – you cross the Zam­bezi on a bridge south of Sioma Falls (also known as Ngonye Falls).

A soul-de­stroy­ing 187 km along the M9 tar road awaits, from Mongu east to Kaoma, where you can re­fuel one last time. Drive 70 km fur­ther east and en­ter Ka­fue Na­tional Park. In­side the park, travel 45 km to the turn-off, then 44 km along a gravel road to Kasabushi.

Kasabushi (mean­ing “ot­ter”) is in a wild sec­tion of the park – book at least two

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