Caprivi National Park in Namibia
The Caprivi national park is an odd strip located on the northern region of Namibia, wedge between the borders of Angola, Zambia, Zimbabwe and Botswana. Because of its lush and green and well watered by rivers its the only tourist destination with type of environment comparing with its desert scenery.
This wildlife conservation area in the Caprivi is allocated along the Okavango river for about 180km till it meets the Kwando river in the east, the bushveld is extremely sandy and most advise to drive with 4X4 vehicles through the reserve. The biggest town available will be Katima Mulilo, the smaller villages are Kongola, Linyanti, Bukalo and Ngoma. The wildlife includes buffalo, hippo, kudu, elephant and crocodile most animals are use the waterways that cover parts of the Caprivi.
The Caprivi is a bird paradise the wilderness grasslands,forest with floodplains and includes the Pels fishing owl, the crested guined fowl , the rosy throated longclaw as well as many other water birds.
The most interesting history of the Caprivi is that in 1958 the Zambezi river flooded the total eastern portion of the Caprivi forming the Lake Liambezi. As the years went on the lake dried out and hunters poached a lot of the animals.
Most of the Caprivi population lives a traditional in villages located along the main roads
Malaria, it extremely important when visitors travel in Caprivi to take medication to prevent disease transmitted by the nocturnal Anopheles mosquito. Speak a pharmacist or doctor about the appropriate medicine.
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