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Holiday review by Alasdair Macdonald

Date of trip: 25/09/2018
Number of people: 7
Country: Botswana

Overall level of Satisfaction

Tribes Overall: "Overall the trip was very well organised and everything ran smoothly. The minor issues at Chobe Water Villas are relatively insignificant in the scale of things. Everyone in our group had a fabulous experience, with lasting memories. For some the environment was a totally new experience, but the knowledge and experience of our guides proved reassuring."
Tribes Service: "See above."
Guides: "See comments on individual lodges below."
Social & Environmental Responsibility: "Environmental knowledge and responsibility is high at all lodges. A clear effort is being made to employ and train local staff."


Lagoon Camp
Very comfortable, and varied environment. Wildlife a little difficult to spot, but tracker JD and guide Waga did a great job with us.
Nxai Pan Camp
An interesting contrast to the river, wetlands and delta environment in the semi-desert. Wildlife more difficult to spot, but Postr and Kaizer did a very good job, with interesting explanations of the flora and fauna.
Gomoti Plains Camp
Very well managed and run by Andrew and Rona, who added their personal touch with the guests. Our guide Luckim did an exceptional job tracking and finding the wildlife, and also Mot on the night drive and the stars. The mokoro trip was very well conducted.

customer rating

5/5 from 138 reviews

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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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