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Situated in the private Linyanti Concession, this small camp takes you on an authentic safari experience complemented by attentive service and varied activities.  Six tents sit at ground level and are comfortably furnished with everything you may need, without any excessive luxuries. The main part of the camp consists of two canvas covered areas which incorporate a lounge, bar and dining area with an exposed kitchen. Outside a fire pit draws you to sit and soak up the sounds and smells of the surrounding bush. 

Our rating: Medium

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Rooms

Six open-fronted tents look onto the bush, often dotted with grazing wildlife. The tents are comfortably furnished and include an en suite bathroom with an alfresco bucket shower. A unique feature is the 'star suite', a mesh-enclosed gazebo extension where beds can be moved to for a night under a blanket of stars. 

Location

On a private concession within the Linyanti Wetlands in northern Botswana, the area has seasonal floodwaters which attract big herds of elephant, buffalo and other grazers. It is a haven for birds throughout the year.

Food and Drink

An exposed kitchen invites you to join the chefs as they create a mix of traditional and international cuisine. Dining is communal and casual, sometimes cooked over the open fire but always delicious.

Facilities and Activities

Activities here are focused on guided walks to explore the wilds of the concession, however game drives and traditional mokoro (canoe) trips are also available to give an alternative perspective.

Our opinion

With strong community links and an emphasis on exploring the surrounds on foot, this camp makes for an authentic safari experience with responsible tourism at the forefront. It has all the creature comforts one might expect yet maintains the roots of a classic bush camp.

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