Letaka Camping

Chobe & Savuti Botswana

  • Quality guiding
  • Comfortable tents
  • Experience unspoilt wilderness
  • Variety of locations

Open: Letaka run their mobile itineraries throughout the year on set departure dates. Private departures can be arranged.

Location: The safaris cover all the main areas in northern Botswana; Moremi, Khwai, Savute, Chobe, Central Kalahari, Nxai Pan, Makgadikgadi Pan, Okavango Panhandle, Lake Ngami.

Rooms: The scheduled departures operate with a maximum of 7 guests. The spacious 4m x 3m sahara style tents have solid base camp beds with mattresses, sheets, duvets and pillows. The en-suite has a bucket shower and long-drop toilet. To the front you have a shaded 2m x 3m veranda with camping chairs.

Activities: Activities depend upon where you safari is routed. It may include game drives, night drives, walking safaris and mokoro excursions. Detail will be given with your itinerary.

Facilities: There is a main mess tent where meals are taken and a camp fire is lit each night.  Vehicles are fitted with battery chargers for photographic equipment. 

Dining: Meals are eaten as a group.

Children: Children aged 12 and over are welcome on scheduled departures. Younger guests can be accepted on private departures where there is a family tent available sleeping 4.

Health: This is a malaria area.

Communication: There is no mobile phone or internet access on a mobile safari.

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Client Rating for Botswana 5/5 from 120 reviews

Excellent for the food and camp staff, but terrible tents and camps beds - both past their sell-by date. The zips were very stiff and hard to get up and down. The beds were absolutely dreadful - thin mattresses which slithered around. They need to be got rid of. TRIBES REPLY: We\'re so sorry to hear about the standard of the tents and beds. This is very unlike Letaka, and this has now been taken up with them. They send Mary their unreserved apologies. New tents and beds (and mattresses) are being delivered at the start of August 2014. Tribes has seen now photos of the new, bespoke beds and the mattresses are all thick and comfortable. Zips do break on safaris such as this, but the team has a mending kit with them. Letaka are going to ensure that guides check all tents whilst on safari and mend anything that requires it. It is really regrettable that Mary had such a bad experience with the camping equipment on this trip, but Tribes are now reassured that this will not happen again due to the measures put in place.

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