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Holiday review by William Read

Date of trip: 30/10/2010
Number of people: 2
Country: Botswana

Overall level of Satisfaction

Tribes Overall: "The whole trip exceeded my expectations in nearly every way. "
Tribes Service: "Excellent"
Guides: "All the guides and other staff we met were unfailingly welcoming, friendly, helpful and extremely knowledgeable."
Social & Environmental Responsibility: "Good"


Okuti Camp
The accommodation here is gorgeous. Especially enjoyed showering in the open air watching squirrels and birds in the trees overhead. We had elephants swimming in the river past our room at sunset one evening.
Meno a Kwena
This camp is absolutely stunning! Possibly the highlight of the holiday was sitting in the plunge pool with a cold drink watching elephants coming down to drink and play in the river down below. The skill of our guides Max and Steven in tracking down lions was particularly impressive.
Kanana Camp
Very comfortable accommodation and fabulous staff. Really enjoyed the mokoro trip, spotting wildlife from tiny frogs to elephants. It was good to have the chance of a walk too.
Elephant Valley Lodge
It's worth getting up early to watch the water hole. We saw seven wild dogs one morning. The game viewing at Chobe was spectacular.

customer rating

5/5 from 83 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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