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Mobile Safaris, Botswana

Featured Safaris by GURU

MOBILE SAFARIS


Description

Imagine the experience of camping through Africa, without the headache of camp logistics and warm G&T's after all ice melts on day two of your adventure? This is what mobile safaris in one of Africa’s most pristine and untouched wilderness is all about!

A moment in time, a mobile safari in the wild is certainly the most “REAL” experience available to safari enthusiasts these days, and Botswana still caters to this very unique experience. As if born to live like this, you naturally settle in, place another log on the fire and share stories of an African wilderness coursing through your veins!

In a nutshell, a mobile camp is set up from nothing and when removed, leaves nothing to tell the tale of its existence. A logistics vehicle; together with a full complement of staff goes ahead of your safari group to set up the camp before your arrival. Accommodations are simple but very comfortable. There is an open-air en-suite bathroom with bucket showers and short drop toilets. Your tent is serviced three times a day, and water boiled over a fire is delivered upon your request for showers; as well as complimentary laundry. You can expect authentic bush-cooked and tasty cuisine, as well as local beverages, served as you like to wash down and celebrate the day's dusty trails.

Modified safari vehicles offering all the comforts as most luxury safaris camps' are prepared each day with tea, coffee, snack box and a full beverage fridge. During winter ponchos and hot water bottles accompany you on your game drives to keep that chill from your bones while you enjoy searching the African savannah.

In Botswana, you’ll generally have exclusive use of your own mobile tented camp which moves through the main game reserves and national parks; totally wild with excellent game viewing. There are some limitations (you might not be able to drive, and you’ll need to be back in camp just after sunset), and as the areas are open to the public there might be other vehicles around. However the wilderness is beautiful, the wildlife is plentiful, and the guides are excellent and able to get you off the beaten track when they can.

Camps move from one private site to another, and from one Game Reserve to another! This extreme flexibility allows you to get close to nature in its pure form, and focus on the experience and the tranquility, rather than the logistics.

Guru recommends a select few mobile safari operators, even to cater for physically disabled persons, and one of our preferred operators is Letaka Safaris; featured below.

Safari details
Location Moremi Game Reserve, Khwai Private Concession, Central Kalahari, Chobe Game Reserve
Accommodation From wilderness 3x3m dome tents to fully-furnished classic meru tents of 3.5 x 4.5m
Guest Room Facilities En-Suite Bathroom with Bucket-Shower and Short-Drop Toilet, Beds, Bed Linen and Towels
Camp Facilities Professional Guide, Safari Chef, Camp Assistants and Supply Vehicle
Family Policy Children 6 years and older. Private vehicle is required if children under 13
Activities Safari, Bird Watching, Mekoro, Walking Safari
Available Services Helicopter Scenic, Laundry Service
Included Guided Safaris, All Meals and Drinks (Mineral Water, Soft Drinks, Beer, Wine and G&T), Laundry
Not Included Drinks at Lodges or Accommodation other than the Mobile Tented Camps, Helicopter Scenics, Gratuities
Why A Mobile Safari? Small and Intimate, Back to the Basic, Experiential
US$4,150 pppn to US$5,375 pppn in peak season (6 - 10 Night Safari Packages)
Errors and Omissions Excepted (E&OE)


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