Heritage Sites

Tsodilo Hills

Tsodilo Hills © National Geographic

About Tsodilo Hills

Tsodilo hills is one unique san and Humbukushu heritage site with visible traces of the life and generations that inhabited the hills, they are approximately 4000 rock painting around the hill depicting the mysteries of the san life and khoe spiritualism .Tsodilo rock painting are like no other in the southern African region, they are unique in style.

Fun fact

The hill is in 3 parts the male, female and child. The rocks have two of the widely popular and recognisable rock paintings of the rhino polychromes and the eland panel. The modern-day San and Humbukushu people are still connected to the hills as they have settlements in the catchment area offering a modern day feel to their culture.

Available facilities

Tsodilo hills offers an informative and educational opportunity to travellers and explores.it is best explored with a guide to walk its many trails and to explore the many different painting among the 4000 recorded. A museum is available at the foot of the hill for more tangible insights of its rich history.

Gcwihaba Caves

Gcwihaba Caves © TheRoadChoseMe

About Gcwihaba caves

Gcwihaba caves are an interesting site to behold with fascinating underground labyrinth of caverns and pits, unique flora and fauna are found by the Gcwihaba caves

It is one of the most remote heritage sites in Botswana located among settlement where the African basic way of life, tradition of survival is still upheld. Gcwihaba Caves are a part of the Kalahari ecosystem with late stone age tools and fossilised primate skull been unearthed in the Gcwihaba region. The caves are a sanctuary for travelling archaeologists.

Fun fact

This is one of the few underground caves and pits with unique flow stones that appear like waterfall of rock it hosts the largest bat species found in southern Africa like the commerson’s leaf nosed bat etc

Available facilities

Gcwihaba offers an opportunity to experience remote and authentic Botswana herd man way of life in the remote African cattle posts where the caves are located. The road to the caves offers a closer view in to the day to day lives of the people in the region as a bonus cultural tour to experience in addition to the cave’s uniqueness.