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Nestled in a remote section of Chobe National Park, Savuti provides a dynamic game viewing experience
Savuti is the huge area sprawling across the western side of Chobe National Park. It’s comprised of grassland and savanna habitats that attract astounding concentrations of wildlife. It is renowned for its annual zebra migration and the associated predators that give chase, such as lions, hyena and cheetah. Savuti is also known for its elephant-hunting lions, a rather rare phenomenon and one that might be attributed to the notoriously large size of prides there. Elephants congregate in amazing numbers in the dry season.
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These popular itineraries can be customised to match your budget and travel dates
Connect as a family while tracking wildlife and incredible landscapes through some of the most remote stretches of Botswana.
per person11 days
Experience two of Botswana's best safari destinations; the Savute region and Okavango Delta
per person8 days
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Although there is a public national park campsite and several luxury lodges in Savuti, Botswana’s commitment to low impact tourism means that visitor numbers are kept low. Guests can, therefore, expect an exclusive experience and will be able to enjoy Savuti’s remoteness.
Access to Savuti is through charter flight or by driving through the park from the eastern Sedudu Gate near Kasane or the southern entrance, Mababe Gate.The Savuti area of Chobe National Park is home to the Savute Marsh, a huge floodplain atop an ancient lakebed fed by the erratic Savuti Channel. After being dry for nearly three decades, the channel unexpectedly began flowing again, filling the Savute Marsh. Tectonic activity is blamed for the unpredictable water dynamics. Fortunately, the new water source has drawn abundant wildlife to the area. Skeletons of drowned trees dot the landscapes, relics of an era when the marsh was dry.
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Reviews on our Savuti safaris
Every one was so helpful in making the arrangements. The booking people helped in all the questions we had, they were polite and helpful. The tour and lodge were amazing. Every one was helpful and very interesting to talk to. They made our…
from United States of America
Reliable and helpful, excellent service...everything was in line with our expectations! We had a great time in South Africa, Namibia and Botswana!
Valentina & Stefano
from South Africa
My young family and I utilised the Discover Africa Group over our 2008, 2009 and 2012 holidays - in total some 14 weeks through South Africa, Namibia and Botswana. Our expectations in terms of itinerary planning and accommodation bookings…
I would like to place on record the very important role that Discover/Overlanding Africa and in particular Steve Conradie played in making a success of our Africa trip (Cape to Kenya). The vital information that we were given (that you don't…
from South Africa
We have just returned from our 3rd African safari, this time as far north as Zambia and had an amazing time. It was everything we expected and more. The scenery was beautiful and the wildlife spectacular and the kids loved every minute of…
from New Zealand
Steve, It has been so long, I hope you remember who I am, lol. As a I said before the trip was magnificent, a never-to-be forgotten experience! Thank-you for everything you and your staff did to make this one of the most fabulous…
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