We were in awe from arrival to departure. From the friendly staff to the traditional decor, right down to the cool dip in the fountained pool - two enjoyable, fun filled days were spent at Planet Baobab while exploring the Makgadikgadi Pans. A definate must for anyone traveling in Botswana.
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- Situated close to the village of Gweta, 290 km from Francistown & 200km from Maun, this family friendly camp accepts children of all ages. Planet Baobab combines style with comfort while remaining true to its African inspiration. Accommodation provides different options at all price levels. Traditionally styled, beautifully painted Kalanga Huts with en-suite bathrooms or the shady campsite. The Africantastic ‘shebeen’ style central mess features a tasty bar menu, and when it heats up, cool off in the biggest coolest pool in the Kalahari. Activities on offer all year round include: guided bush walks; traditional cattle post and village visits; incredibly friendly habituated meerkats; historical baobabs. Dry season (25th April to 31st October) activities include quad biking on the saltpans; a sleep out under the magnificent Makgadikgadi night sky. Wet season (1st November to 24th April) activities include the spectacular zebra and wildebeest migration experience. ... more less
- Also Known As:
- Planet Baobab Hotel Makgadikgadi Pans National Park