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Footsteps Across the Delta

  • Practical Base

Pros

  • This is the real thing, a genuine close-to-nature experience
  • Best children's program in the delta

Cons

  • Very rustic

Updated 12/03/2014

Fodor's Review

This is the ultimate back-to-nature experience. The emphasis is on learning the secrets of the Okavango—on foot and by mokoro. Because this is a mobile camp that is erected and disassembled with the seasons, there is no electricity, but you'll be more than rewarded for the lack of luxury by the surrounding bird and animal life. The night sounds are awesome, from roaring lions to the tuneful whistles of the Pearl-spotted owlet. Walking with outstanding guides who will

answer all of your questions about the surrounding bush is the main activity, but there are also game drives, night drives, and seasonal water activities. You'll sleep in one of only three tents with insect-proofing and sewn-in floors, decorated with rugs. Two iron bedsteads with side-tables, some wooden shelves and a chest are the only furnishings. You'll wash in a canvas washstand outside your tent (where there are also two canvas chairs), and your bathroom consists of a flushing toilet and an overhead bucket shower. Families with children as young as seven can book the whole camp as a Young Explorers package with a specialist guide and activities tailored to the children's ages.

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Hotel Information

Address:

Okavango Delta, Botswana

Phone:

/686–1226

Hotel Details:

  • Credit cards accepted
  • 3 tents
  • All meals

Updated 12/03/2014

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