Francistown


Okavango Delta Sunset in Francistown
Photo by: jonrawlinson, Creative Commons

In any of your visit in Botswana, the city of Francistown must not be ignored from the list. This old city has a lot to offer you. It houses several great wildlife just like any other town in the country. Plus, there is one thing extraordinary that you can experience in Francistown that the other parts of Botswana cannot offer.

The fact that this city is Africa’s first-discovered gold rush, the city highlights abandoned and old mines that visitors like you can always take a peak. Indeed, a tour to Francistown will never be complete without a visit to some of these gold mines.

Moreover, if you cannot get enough of the wildlife, Francistown will not fail you. The city is housing the famous Okavango Delta, which is the largest inland deltas in the whole world. Here, you will be awaited by a great chance to see various wildlife such as hippos, waterbucks, crocodiles, and different fish species. You can also experience a tour in grasslands, flood plains, lagoons, and islands in this very place.

Another great place to see here is the Moremi Game Reserve. You can have a picnic here and get the chance to see a great variety of African animals. This includes elephants, cheetahs, giraffes, lions, hyenas, and a lot more.

So now, take your Africa adventure to another level by visiting Francistown. For sure, you will have something extraordinary to remember your whole life. This is of course being face to face with mine sites, aside from the great adventures of the wildlife.

4 responses to “Francistown”

  1. Just an FYI, wanted to share a blog we did today (please feel free to cross-post) about our travels in Gaborne, Botswana. We blog everyday from all over Africa at a website call Border Jumpers (http://www.borderjumpers.org) and for the Worldwatch Institute’s Nourishing the Planet (http://blogs.worldwatch.org/nourishingtheplanet/).

    Here is the link: “1,000 Words About Botswana”
    http://borderjumpers1.blogspot.com/2010/03/1000-words-about-botswana.html

    Bernard Pollack and Danielle Nierenberg (aka borderjumpers)

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  3. iTS A MATTER OF JOY TO UNDERSTAND THE COUNTRY AND CITY AROUND OUR UNIVERSE. A COUNTRY WHICH SECURED INDEPENDANCE IN THE YEAR 1966 MADE STRIDES AND REACHED ALL ROUND PROGRESS IS LAUDABLE.

    KUDOS TO BOTSWANA…………………FRANCISTOWN……….

  4. mmemme says:

    We are in Francistown from S.A.
    This place needs a real make over. Nothing attractive.booked a hotel online,got here to find the hotel is right under the nose of a furniture shop and motor spares shop?the noise is unbearable.no sense of relaxation.you dont need the ocean to be attractive people!Tourism deptartment,please do something.

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