Ghanzi region

Ghanzi Region Ghanzi region in Botswana

The Ghanzi region includes the western part of Botswana bordering Namibia around the small town of Ghanzi and the northern areas around the Tsodilo Hills (western Ngamiland). The region shown here on Info-Botswana is not congruent with the Ghanzi political district.

Geography and climate of the Ghanz region

The region is located at an altitude of about 900 meters above sea level and is located in the central part of the Kalahari Basin. The climate is typical for Botswana, hot summers with daily highs of 30 ° C to 45 ° C and mild winters with lows ranging from 5 ° C to -5 ° C and highs of about 25 ° C. The main rainfall occurs in the months January to April. The annual precipitation is at about 375 mm, with high variations from year to year.

Flora and Fauna of the Ghanzi region

The landscape around Ghanzi is flat and sandy, dominated by grass- and thorn savannah. The economic basis of the population is livestock, so there is hardly any game except in the game reserves.

Ghanzi Intro

Highlights - Tsodilo Hills

Tsodilo Hills is a range of hills with of the highest concentrations of rock paintings worldwide. As these paintings are extremely unique, Tsodilo Hills was proclaimed as UNESCO World Heritage Site in 2001.

Tsodilo Hills

Accommodation in the Ghanzi region

Grassland Bushamn Lodge Chalets at Sunset © Grassland Bushman Lodge

Grassland Bushman Lodge

Lodge between Ghanzi and the Central Kalahari Game Reserve

Grassland Bushman Lodge also known as Grassland Safari Lodge, is a small, owner-run lodge, situated west of the Central Kalahari Game Reserve. The lodge offers eight comfortable and well furnished chalets with own en-suite bathrooms. Facilities include a swimming pool, a bar and a library.

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Kalahari Arms HotelBungalows, Gardens and Swimming Pool © Kalahari Arms Hotel

Kalahari Arms Hotel

Hotel in Ghanzi

Kalahari Arms Hotel is a hotel directly situated in the town of Ghanzi offering 41 rooms of different types and price range, eg family rooms, executive rooms, suites. All rooms are air-conditioned and have mini-bars, fridges and satellite TV.

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Points of interest Ghanzi

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