Below you will find some of our frequently asked questions. Should you not find what you are looking for, please do not hesitate to contact us.
SAFARI LODGE vs. SAFARI CAMP
This is often a question that we are asked so we thought it would be helpful to offer a little information here.
The primary difference between a lodge and a camp tends to be the size with lodges generally being bigger.
Camps tend to have the presence of canvas somewhere in their design. This certainly doesn’t mean that you are camping, and many camps are very luxurious. Camps are often built in a way that gives you access to incredibly remote and protected areas where strict building regulations have to be adhered to, to ensure that there is low impact on the environment.
Facts about Botswana
Botswana is a landlocked country in Southern Africa, bordering South Africa, Namibia, Zimbabwe and Zambia.
Botswana covers an area of 581,730 square kilometres, about the size of France or the state of Texas.
Most of the country is flat with some small hills in the eastern areas. Kalahari sands cover 84% of the surface area.
Botswana became independent in 1966 and is the oldest democratic state in Africa.
Botswana is known for incredible wildlife sightings and is home to the largest population of elephants and wild dogs anywhere in the world.
Around 38% of Botswana is dedicated to National Parks and wildlife management areas.
The Okavango Delta
The Okavango Delta is the largest inland delta in the world. The Okavango Delta became the 1000th UNESCO World Heritage site in 2014.
There are two UNESCO sites in Botswana, the second being Tsodilo Hills, where over 4,500 rock paintings can be found dating back an estimated 26,000 years.
You can visit Tsodilo Hills from Mopiri – Read more here >
English is the official language of Botswana. Setswana is the national language. There are over 20 languages spoken in Botswana. Sekalanaga spoken by the Bakalanga is the most common.
Where 4 countries meet
In the north west of Botswana, close to Victoria Falls, Botswana borders 3 countries – Zimbabwe, Zambia and Namibia.
The Roots & Journeys' Collection
The “Little Island” is hidden away on the western side of the Okavango Delta. Seven spacious en-suite tents and three family units stand on the edge of Weboro lagoon, nestled between palm trees under large shady figs. Mopiri offers the perfect water camp experience.
The “Little River” is situated close to the Moremi Game Reserve and Chobe National Park, only 120 kilometres from Maun. With seven luxury rooms and three family suites set on the banks of the Khwai River. Nokanyana offers fantastic game viewing.
The “Little Hill” is situated in the Central Kalahari Game Reserve. The lodge will be built in its own 40,000-hectare concession and will comprise of ten rooms situated around the hill with incredible panoramic views. Game drives, bush walks and remote fly camps will be available.
Tswii Mokoro Trails
Feeling adventurous? Our mokoro trails into the Okavango Delta range from a half-day excursion up to five nights camping out under the vast African sky. Explore the different islands with our knowledgeable guides and discover the fascinating flora and fauna of the area.
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