Headquarter to numerous air-charter and safari operations into the exotic wilderness of the Okavango Delta; Maun is the fifth largest town in Botswana. And although it is still renowned as a village because it retains a rural atmosphere, the town has rapidly developed and expanded to include lively shopping centers, lodges, hotels, as well as car hire centers.
When in Maun, don’t forget to take all of the four safaris: across the Moremi Game Reserve, Afro Trek, one each of the Lelobu and Bush Camp safaris. Start with the Moremi Game Reserve, a world-class reserve that offers scenic views across the various undisturbed and unadulterated woodland plains and the diverse wildlife. A photographic safari ride is a must as you will be coming across the Big Five alongside herds of migrating birds and other wildlife.
When you are in Botswana, what are some of the things to do in Maun? You will have grand time in Maun, as it is known its outdoor tourist attractions. It is the country’s fifth largest city. It offers helicopter and safari tours to travelers, which take them to the Okavango Delta. You should come to Maun if you like the outdoors.
There are several things to do in Maun, from taking a boat tour, attending a basket-making workshop, to riding horses. You begin to explore the city by taking a boat tour first. The boar tour is a wonderful and peaceful way to get one with nature. Your tour guide will take you to the Maun sanctuary to view the wildlife from a safe distance. You can stand up and take pictures if you want. The tour lasts for one hour, but it traveling through the serene waters will be worth it. If you enjoy making crafts, you can learn to attend a basket-making workshop where you will weave baskets. Attending the workshop will be a unique experience that you can only get in Botswana. Your tour of the city will continue, as you will discover more things to do in Maun. You can take of the city on horses. You will get on your horse and travel through the trails and across the water on horses. The tour on horses lasts for two hours, starting in the morning and ending at sunset. You should come up with a list of things to do in Maun. It will be a fun week in Maun.
Places to visit in Maun
In the city, the Nhabe Museum is worth the visit. Small and simple, and housed in a historic building dating back to World War II, it displays the history of the Ngamiland district (the sub-district of northwestern Botswana), and various exhibitions.
The community-run crocodile farm is another sight to behold. Located south of the Maun ‘Mall’, it is accessible through the ‘mokoro’ canoes across the Okavango Delta.
After you have done all of that, you will have so many more things to do in Maun. You can book a helicopter of the city. From the helicopter, you will see the beautiful and exotic view of the Okavango, the wetlands, and the wildlife. Okavango is one of the places to visit in Maun. You can do it either by taking a helicopter or a canoe safari, but be sure to do it. If you have five people or less in your group, you are good to go, as the helicopter only seats five people. The aerial tour of the city lasts for an hour. You can take the sunset cruise with your family and friends as well. The cruise will take you down the Thamalakane. From there, you will get to see the wildlife. The cruise lasts for one hours and thirty minutes and it can seat up to six people. With so many places to visit in Maun, you will have a fun time. You can visit the country with your friends and family. Visiting the city is a one in a lifetime experience and you will have an enjoyable time in Maun. Start making plans today.