Maun isn't the only spot in this popular region worth experiencing; visitors with plenty of time should also head off and experience the charms of the surrounding scenery, communities and cultural attractions.
Unwind the way the locals do in the Botswana region. Try bird watching and wildlife watching while you are here.
A way to discover the true spirit of a place is by visiting the cafés and restaurants in the region. Try some food and get to know locals. Among the many ingredients often used in this part of the world are mopane worms and lamb. Don't wrap up your time in Botswana without sampling seswaa (meat stew) as well as pap (maize porridge). To finish your local experience, be sure to try lerotse (melon). You may see locals and tourists alike drinking Castle; it's one of the favorite beers in Botswana. And, no matter what time of day it is, Botswana is a great place to ask for ginger beer.
Botswana Day is held on the 30th of September, so if your visit coincides, set aside your sightseeing and spend the day celebrating with locals.
When booking your vacation to Maun, keep in mind that the nearest major airport, Maun Airport, is located in in Maun, 1 mile (2 kilometers) away.