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arrival at the Chief’s Camp private airstrip, you will be welcomed by
one of the guides and transferred in 4x4 vehicle to the lodge.
arrival at Chief’s Camp, the friendly local staff and camp management
will greet you. As you sip your refreshing and non-alcoholic welcome
drink, the camp managers will introduce you to Chief’s Camp, the
surrounding area and the daily happenings within camp. They will then
escort you to your luxury, tented accommodation, where your luggage will
be waiting. The tents are on wooden decking, offering panoramic views of
the Delta floodplain.
upon your arrival time, you will be treated to a hearty lunch and might
have time to relax by the swimming pool, shaded by large umbrellas. Your
afternoon game activity will take you out on a mokoro (dugout canoe)
into the waterways of the Delta (water permitting) or alternatively a
game drive in the custom-built open 4x4 vehicle (individual seating).
This is an ideal activity should you be a keen bird watcher, wildlife
photographer or first time visitor to the Okavango Delta. Returning to
camp at dusk, you are invited to enjoy a “sundowner” in the bar
prior to/ after freshening up for dinner.
morning, fresh brewed tea and coffee enjoyed in your room will be
followed by morning game activity. You will have a choice of either a
mokoro trip or a game drive in the Mombo area, an area renowned for its
abundance of wildlife. Whatever your choice, the game viewing
opportunities are excellent. On a mokoro ride, for example, you will
enjoy an experience unparalleled anywhere in the world. Gliding through
papyrus-fringed channels (formed by hippos), you experience what the
Chief of the Batawana himself might have felt. Armed with binoculars or
a camera, you will be rewarded with birds in a rainbow of colours and
indigenous wildlife found exclusively in the Delta.
sumptuous brunch will be served when you return to the camp around
mid-morning. This is a dining experience not to be missed- a fusion of
African and Western cuisine, superbly blended into a Pan-African style
of cooking! The day is then at your leisure prior to your late afternoon
game activity and dinner.
fresh brew of tea or coffee will begin your day before you choose your
last game activity. You will encounter intriguing habitats as you drive
through the Chief’s Camp area: floodplain grasslands, riverine forest,
woodlands, savannah and scrub. One may pass elephants, giraffes,
warthogs, and impala and sometimes even lion, whilst walking through the
different vegetation. Brunch will be served upon return to the camp. The
day is at your leisure prior to your late afternoon check out.
Your guide will take you to the airstrip where you will meet your
Mack Air pilot for your shared flight to the
the local language of Setswana, Chilwero means "place of high
view", an apt name for a lodge whose accommodations look out over
lush flood plains towards Namibia on the horizon.
lodge offers 15 luxury air-conditioned units, each individually
appointed with furniture and fittings from all corners of the African
continent. In addition, each
unit has its own private "sala", both indoor and outdoor
showers, along with large handcrafted sunken baths.
Chilwero also offers a split-level swimming pool, perfect for
afternoon relaxation in the sunshine.
business that cannot be kept at bay, a small business centre is
available for telephone,
internet and fax services. In
addition, a small library houses a television, VCR and slide projector
should the equipment be required for nature talks or guest lecturers.
activities at Chobe are diverse, exciting and tailored to suit
individual requirements. Game drives are conducted in open 4x4 vehicles,
normally in the early morning & late afternoon, under the leadership
morning wake up call with fresh tea, coffee or fruit juice and home-made
muffins. Depart for game viewing activity, returning to the lodge for
the lover of true, unspoiled
Luggage: When travelling in the