Everything you need to know about Bitterpan


I love the Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park, it’s my favourite SANpark which is why you can expect to see a lot more blog posts featuring this magnificent piece of earth.

Today I am sharing everything you need to know about Bitterpan, one of the wilderness camps inside the park. I also featured this camp as one of my Top 5 Tented Camps in Southern Africa.

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What to Pack: Summer Camping Safari

We are off on another adventure and this time it is a 5 day camping safari in the Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park.

We haven’t been to the park since last winter, and packing for a safari in winter and packing for a safari in summer will deliver two different suitcases. If you want see what to pack for winter safari, read my post here.

It’s in the midst of summer now, and summer months in the Kalahari delivers a dry heat with temperatures reaching up to 40 degree Celsius during the day with the occasional thunder shower in the late afternoon. If you are camping, there is no hiding from both so it’s best you are well prepared.

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