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Holiday review by Ian Furbank

Name: Ian Furbank
Date of trip: 26/09/2010
Number of people: 2
Country: Botswana

Overall level of Satisfaction

 
Tribes Overall: "Everything worked! Flights, connections, transport, greeters, food requirements and general organisation went like clockwork. We never had one moments concern about the organisation behind the holiday."
 
Tribes Service: "Excellent"
 
Guides: "Excellent"
 
Social & Environmental Responsibility: "All the local staff seemed genuinely delighted that we had come to see their country, and to provide jobs for the community that otherwise wouldnt have existed. "

Accommodation

 
Little Kwara Camp
Very comfortable lodges. Very pleasant main buildings/dining area. Fantastic staff, excellent food.
 
Linyanti Bush Camp
Absolutely superb. Good wildlife, great staff, wonderful site, lovely food.
 
Islands of Siankaba
Fantastic place for R&R - if you need it - after exhausting safaris. Possibly tries a little too hard with the food (not sure about the need for sorbets between courses as tended to be melted by the time they were eaten). Very organised with excellent facilities especially transport. Massage very relaxing for Cathy. Generally very luxurious and splendidly comfortable.
 
Footsteps Camp
Even Cathy was impressed with the bush shower and toilet. Probably not the right place for her to get ill (probably dehydration/heatstroke) especially with frequent visits from elephants and hippos when on her sick bed, but the staff were very caring and considerate, even contacting the next camp to make sure she was better. Jaw dropping food from the 'magic box' in the kitchens.
 
Camp Kalahari
Just astonishing facilities in the middle of nowhere! Great staff, amazing food, superb tents with 'the hottest wettest showers in the Kalahari' - probably true! Hosts Fabio and then Kat happy to take time to chat and listen to any concerns we had (none).

customer rating

5/5 from 65 reviews

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facts and information

Time: GMT +2hrs

Flight time: Overnight flights to Johannesburg then connections to Maun, total flying time about 13 hours.

Language: The official language is English. Tswana is spoken widely.

Visas: Not required for British travellers (up to 90 days). EC nationals can ask us for further advice.

Health: There are no compulsory vaccinations, except yellow fever if you are coming from an infected area. Malaria prophylactics are recommended in the north.

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