Tourists enjoying the last rays of sun on the water safari camp made from Eagle Island Camp by Orient Express, outside the Moremi Game Reserve in Botswana. The Okavango River originates in Angola and after traveling almost 1000 kms is divided into countless streams, canals and lakes forming the Okavango Delta area called (as in Botswana). Occupies 15,000 square kilometers this amazing gift of nature full of birds of all colors, hippos, crocodiles, impalas, zebras, elephants, buffalo, wild boars ... and water lilies, papyrus and more varied fauna. The safaris are made on foot or by boat. Also consider visiting villages where humble life of its inhabitants: wooden houses sharing a water fountain without light. Where moroko Besides taking tourists, their sources of income are small gardens, fishing and handicrafts. RECOMMENDATIONS If you want to see are large mammals, the best time to visit the delta is from May to October, when the water is low. If you prefer green vegetation cover angry birds is the best time of the rainy season from November to April. The apartments in the heart of the delta are private and are very expensive. The alternative is the camps and government lodges found in the peninsula of Moremi. CURIOSITY is said that the lions of the Okavango Delta are the only swimmers, that in times of flood water are forced to do so if they are isolated on islands to hunt their prey most common antelopes and impalas. The mokoros are kind of canoes used by the locals to scroll through the channels. Constructed of wood slowly move driven by the force of man.