CHOBE NATIONAL PARK
Chobe Lodge safaris in and around Chobe national park has become very popular. Not all travellers seek a budget camping or participation safari. In general, the overland tours are perfect for the more budget-conscious traveler. In general, Overland tours are cheap to purchase. The hidden costs are the optional activities on offer. You receive budget accommodation, budget food and stay on the main routes as you cannot access remote and exclusive destinations. Optional excursions will incur extra costs.
Chobe Lodge safaris, on the other hand, offer 90% of the time a fully inclusive package. These packages on face value seem expensive. Once you have visited these remote locations, you will understand the logistical challenge that these lodges have overcome. In the middle of now where and in remote and exquisite locations you receive 5-star service and accommodation. These services come at a cost but allow for a great and very special wilderness and wildlife experience.
Chobe Lodge safaris offer a level of comfort while visiting these amazing wilderness areas. You can base yourself in Kasane and undertake day trips into the Chobe National Park. The fly in lodge safaris is conducted by charter planes and the ground staff of remote and exclusive lodges. All the food, equipment, drinks and even rubbish are flown to and from these lodges. The advantage is that some of these lodges only sleep a maximum of 12 – 16 people at any given point of time. This adds to the price but also to the level of exclusive experience in the wild.
Botswana is a costly destination. However, these costs are spread in offering unique and remote wilderness experiences. The philosophy of Botswana is to reduce the overnight visitors by charging a slightly higher price. The local safari guides are professional and offer local knowledge of the natural wilderness.
The safari vehicles and backup systems are customized for rough terrains. These vehicles are open game drive vehicles with great views from the seating arrangements. The small air crafts that are used for fly safaris are perfect in reaching these remote locations. When choosing a Chobe Lodge safaris package, you can select a fully inclusive option. This means all accommodations, meals, and activities are included in your package.
Discover the jewel of Botswana and explore a tented camp a tree lodge or a stone lodge. You can even book a mobile camping safari and combine this with a lodge safari. We have selected some of the most popular routes below.