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Savute Under Canvas

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All about the Savute Under Canvas.

Savute, a remote and wild corner of Chobe National Park, stretches from the park’s northern boundaries to the Linyanti River. The area’s main feature is the mysterious Savute Channel, which flows and dries up seemingly unrelated to the rainfall. Dry and arid for almost 30 years, animals in the area were sustained by artificial waterholes. With the Savute Channel flowing again in recent years, the region has undergone a startling transformation, reverting to its natural lush and marshy state. Large numbers of wildlife have been attracted to this rejuvenated wilderness haven.

Sizable numbers of elephant to flourish in the area. Savute bulls are invariably present. is also a famous battleground During the dry years, when for lion and spotted hyena. prey was hard to find, many of With grazing now plentiful, the Savute’s lion became notorious area is also popular with zebra, for hunting elephant. With wildebeest, buffalo, giraffe the recent transformation of tsessebe and kudu. the region, prey has become more abundant and the large lion prides have split up into smaller family groups, allowing a greater variety of predators

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The tour package inclusions and exclusions at a glance
What is included in this tour?Items that are included in the cost of tour price.

AT A GLANCE

  • 5 safari tents
  • Ensuite bathrooms (with flush toilet and steaming hot bucket shower)
  • Dining beneath open skies

WHAT SETS US APART

  • Region of the Chobe National Park
  • The rustic charm of camping combined with the comfort of full service, a flush toilet and a steaming hot bucket shower
  • Massive baobabs that loom majestically over the reserve
  • Leopard sightings, as well as rare and fascinating wild dogs
  • Known for the enigmatic Savute Channel, which flows and dries up intermittently, independently of rainfall, vastly changing the nature of the region; the Savute Channel is currently flowin for the first time in almost thirty years
  • Healthy population of lion, which have become known for hunting elephant
  • Open plains with vast herds of plains game
  • Lion, zebra and wildebeest

ACTIVITIES

  • Game drives

GUEST SAFETY

The campsites are not fenced off and we request guests be extremely vigilant at all times. Guests are to be accompanied at all times when walking around the camp at night.

ACCESS

  • Scheduled flights from Maun or Kasane to Savute Airstrip, followed by a game drive to the camp
  • Airlink have a flight from Johannesburg or Cape Town to Maun
  • Air Botswana have a flight from Johannesburg to Maun
  • As per national park vehicle restrictions, it is not possible for guests to self-drive to the &Beyond Savute Under Canvas camps

Table Of Facts

ITEM DESCRIPTION
NUMBER OF ROOMS 5
MAXIMUM GUESTS 10
CHILDREN 12 Years and older
TRIPLES Not Available
TWIN BEDS All Convertible to double
INDOOR SHOWERS Yes
OUTDOOR SHOWERS No
PRIVATE W.C Yes
IN-ROOM SAVE NO
PERSONAL BARS No
TELEPHONE No
HAIRDRYER No
LAUNDRY No; however, guest will be provided soap suds to do their laundry
WHEELCHAIR ACCESS Not suitable
CHECK IN / CHECK OUT 12h00 – 14h00 / 11h00
KOSHER FOOD Not available
POWER 12 v in vehicles; battery-powered lights in tents. Please note that there is no generator in the camps and we are unable to provide
electricity 24 hours a day
PRIVATE 4X4 SAFARI VEHICLE Not available
VEHICLES Semi-open 4x4 safari vehicle with fridge
CREDIT CARDS Not accepted
SINGLE SUPPLEMENT Yes
WEATHER Botswana has hot, wet summers from October to April. Winters (from May to September) are dry and cool and nights can be chilly.
WEATHER Botswana has hot, wet summers from October to April. Winters (from May to September) are dry and cool and nights can be chilly.
WEATHER Botswana has hot, wet summers from October to April. Winters (from May to September) are dry and cool and nights can be chilly.
RAINFALL Rainfall occurs from October or November until March
TEMPERATURE Summer: Average of 18˚C to 32˚C/64˚F to 90˚F, although temperatures can rise over 40˚C/104˚F Winter: 8˚C to 21˚C / 46˚F to
70˚F; temperatures can drop to 0˚C / 34˚F at night and in the early mornings
BEST TIME TO TRAVEL Year-round
MALARIA Camps are situated in malaria areas and precautions should be taken; tents are fully netted and insect-proof
AIRSTRIP Savute
CAMP CLOSURE Seasonal (availability on request)
The tour package inclusions and exclusions at a glance.

Please note that park fees and government charges may apply. Speak
to your travel consultant for more details.

Drones are not permitted at &Beyond Reserves and Lodges