Everything You Need to Know Ahead of Your Trip

There are a number of questions that travelers often ask before they come and visit us. We have captured those questions and done our best to answer them in order to assist as many of our future guests as possible who may have the same queries.

Getting to Know Botswana

Botswana is an African country located toward the southern tip of Africa. It’s bordered by Zimbabwe, Namibia and South Africa and shares very short borders with Zambia. It boasts one of the sparest populations in the world but ranks 47th in the world for sheer area size. 79% of the..

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Safety in Botswana

Botswana is known to be the safest country in Africa. It has one of the lowest crime rates on the continent. The country is financially and politically stable and the people are very gentle and peace-loving. If clients have a full itinerary of places they are visiting in Africa we always recommend they leave…

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Okavango Climate: Spring & Summer

Spring and summer months run from October to the end of March each year. The joy of visiting during this time of year is the feast of green landscapes and the endless blue skies. The emerald green world is utterly magnificent. Everywhere you look antelope are calving and the world appears lush and…

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Okavango Climate: Autumn & Winter

Autumn and winter run from April to end September each year. When autumn arrives, the rainfall disappears and days are characterized by clear blue skies and cold nights, reaching daily temperatures of around 23 degrees Celsius (73 degrees Fahrenheit) and nights plummeting close to zero degrees…

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Rate Variations

The difference in rates is based driven by demand for dates of travel and not due to a difference in the magic of the experience! We recommend checking the rates sheets at each lodge for the specific monthly rate variations. The following below should give a guideline around monthly variations in rates…

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When is the Best Time to Visit?

Every season offers something different and unique. In our opinion there is never a perfect time to travel. Every month is perfect and has its pros and cons. Rates are highest when northern hemisphere travelers take time off during their summer break and want to explore Africa. This happens to coincide with…

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What are the check in and check out times?

We like to try and work around the flight times of our guests and aim to be as flexible as possible, but as a general rule of thumb, check in is 14:00 PM and check out is 10:00 AM…
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Travel Insurance

Despite everyone’s best intentions, life happens. In this day and age of global uncertainty taking out comprehensive travel insurance gives guests the certainty that they are coveredin the event of having to cancel their trip, for whatever reason. A safari trip to Africa is an unforgettable…

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Travel Visa’s

All passport holders should verify with their relevant consulate concerning visa entry requirements well in advance of your trip. Guests extending their journey to other countries should establish entry requirements for those countries as well. Applications, costs and relevant…

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Medical and Health Considerations

The Okavango is considered to be situated in a malaria area. Please consult your general practitioner, pharmacist or travel clinic, and establish what precautions will be required. Please also discuss all other travel related medical questions with your general practitioner prior to…

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Luggage Restrictions

Many airlines operating in remote areas require soft luggage which requires none of the sides to have a firm frame. This enables the luggage handlers to easily place the bags into the “belly” of the plane. Maximum weight varies among airlines but as a general rule of them, no more…

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Getting to Our Lodges

For your convenience, please liaise with our reservations team who will book all flights and transfers for you, to and from our lodges in the Okavango…
the “belly” of the plane. Maximum weight varies among airlines but as a general rule of them

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Getting to Know Botswana

Botswana is an African country located toward the southern tip of Africa. It’s bordered by Zimbabwe, Namibia and South Africa and shares very short borders with Zambia. It boasts one of the sparest populations in the world but ranks 47th in the world for sheer area size…

READ MORE

Safety in Botswana

Botswana is known to be the safest country in Africa. It has one of the lowest crime rates on the continent. The country is financially and politically stable and the people are very gentle and peace-loving. If clients have a full itinerary of places they are visiting in Africa we always recommend they leave…

READ MORE

Okavango Climate: Spring & Summer

Spring and summer months run from October to the end of March each year. The joy of visiting during this time of year is the feast of green landscapes and the endless blue skies. The emerald green world is utterly magnificent. Everywhere you look antelope are calving and the world appears lush and…

READ MORE

Okavango Climate: Autumn & Winter

Autumn and winter run from April to end September each year. When autumn arrives, the rainfall disappears and days are characterized by clear blue skies and cold nights, reaching daily temperatures of around 23 degrees Celsius (73 degrees Fahrenheit) and nights plummeting close to zero degrees…

READ MORE

Rate Variations

The difference in rates is based driven by demand for dates of travel and not due to a difference in the magic of the experience! We recommend checking the rates sheets at each lodge for the specific monthly rate variations. The following below should give a guideline around monthly variations in rates…

READ MORE

When is the Best Time to Visit?

Every season offers something different and unique. In our opinion there is never a perfect time to travel. Every month is perfect and has its pros and cons. Rates are highest when northern hemisphere travelers take time off during their summer break and want to explore Africa. This happens…

READ MORE

What are the check in and check out times?

We like to try and work around the flight times of our guests and aim to be as flexible as possible, but as a general rule of thumb, check in is 14:00 PM and check out is 10:00 AM…
check in is 14:00 PM and check out is 10:00 AMcheck in is 14:00 PM and check out is 10:00 AM

READ MORE

Travel Insurance

Despite everyone’s best intentions, life happens. In this day and age of global uncertainty taking out comprehensive travel insurance gives guests the certainty that they are coveredin the event of having to cancel their trip, for whatever reason. A safari trip to Africa is an unforgettable…

READ MORE

Travel Visa’s

All passport holders should verify with their relevant consulate concerning visa entry requirements well in advance of your trip. Guests extending their journey to other countries should establish entry requirements for those countries as well. Applications, costs and relevant…

READ MORE

Medical and Health Considerations

The Okavango is considered to be situated in a malaria area. Please consult your general practitioner, pharmacist or travel clinic, and establish what precautions will be required. Please also discuss all other travel related medical questions with your general practitioner prior to…

READ MORE

Luggage Restrictions

Many airlines operating in remote areas require soft luggage which requires none of the sides to have a firm frame. This enables the luggage handlers to easily place the bags into the “belly” of the plane. Maximum weight varies among airlines but as a general rule of them, no more…

READ MORE

Getting to Our Lodges

For your convenience, please liaise with our reservations team who will book all flights and transfers for you, to and from our lodges in the Okavango…
the “belly” of the plane. Maximum weight varies among airlines but as a general rule of them

READ MORE