Botswana: The Luxury of a Mobile Safari

February 27th, 2014

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Mobile_expeditionsThe mobile safari is becoming more and more popular and we are not surprised. A mobile safari can offer any standard of tent for any budget with the main emphasis being on the fact you have a private guide, and will stay at private campsites set up just for you. This is of course impossible on any kind of safari other than a mobile, and it also means that you can plan your route and really get into pristine wilderness areas which are not populated by other people and which have abundant wildlife. In Botswana a rustic mobile safari is the best way of seeing this expensive safari destination. The Botswana mobile safaris are some of the best value safari options in Africa, which goes slightly against the grain, since Botswana is actually Africa’s most expensive luxury safari hot spot.

Star camp messThe bottom level involves dome tents with comfy mattresses on the floor and a floating canopy over your dining table and chairs. Your loo is a long drop outside the tent and your shower a bucket shower. You will go into unexplored areas with an expert private guide and private vehicle and will enjoy exclusive game viewing. This then goes up a level into stand up meru tents which have en suite loos and bucket showers at the back of the tent, and comfy camp beds. Your wash basin is placed outside the tent and early mornings spent admiring the view whilst washing your face with warm water are enchanting. Of course there is always another level – and the luxury mobile safaris are certainly that. Huge walk in tents with flush loos with a view, and copper bucket showers – four poster beds and antique campaign furniture populate these extraordinarily luxurious mobile tents.

botswanaThe best thing about a mobile camp is that you can plan your own safari, using a knowledgeable agent like The Luxury Safari Company you can plan your own route based on what you really want to get out of your safari, and where the game will be at the time of year you are travelling. Many of the best safari guides in Africa also run mobile safaris, so you can often find yourself being guided by an extremely knowledgeable man of the bush. In short, if you have time mobile safaris are the absolute best way of doing a safari.

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About the Author: Rose Hipwood lived, loved and worked in Africa for 7 years before founding The Luxury Safari Company four years ago. Specialising in off the beaten track luxury safaris you can rest assured that you will always have access to Africa’s most exclusive properties, the best safari guides and unrivalled first hand knowledge of Africa.
 

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