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Post by Louis Hay » 12 Aug 2015 06:45

Thanks, Peter.
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Re: Botswana / Zambia

Post by Louis Hay » 12 Aug 2015 17:34

Looks like I was too late, no availablility in Moremi, Savuti or Ihaha.
Was advised to use these alternatives:
Dijara Campsite , Mababe
Linyanti campsite
Mwandi View in Ngoma

Any experience of the sites?
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Re: Botswana / Zambia

Post by Peter Connan » 12 Aug 2015 18:56

No, but ex forum member JG Shields said that Linyanti was the closest to heaven you could get on earth.

But it's a hell of a long way from anywhere else except Savuti...
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Re: Botswana / Zambia

Post by savutizn » 17 Aug 2015 07:33

Hi Louis

I will have time tomorrow to give you a few ideas but firstly try south gate in Moremi no 9 if you can I will fill you in later Dijara is also good but there is a smaller cam a bit further on

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Re: Botswana / Zambia

Post by savutizn » 19 Aug 2015 08:09

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Hi Louis

To answer a few of your questions
Black pools area is very good you can stay at South Gate no 9. A winch is not necessary as it wont be to muddy ,I would take an air jack as this is far more useful in soft sand compared to a high lift ( I take both). Fuel can be paid for with c/c in bots but always have cash available , in Zambia it is only cash.
For the flight over the Delta contact Andrew Baker on hh@botsnet.bw or helihorizons@delta.co.bw he is very good and spend the money and do a helicopter trip it is way better than the fixed wing!!!!
A few options for you
28 Kubu
29 Maun via the Nata road 370kms 7hours nice drive
30 Delta flight then to Dijara camp contact Tara +267 75106530 or tara@ngami.net
31 Dijara
1 Dijara
2 Nata 470 kms 7-8 hrs stay at Nata lodge or Pelican lodge
3/4 Chobe Senyanti camp is good otherwise Thebe,or check on the net there are a lot of places Chobe is great this time of the year

few photos to whet your appetite quality not great as they are low resolution scans

Hope this will help

This way there is very easy driving and fuel is not a problem

To go from Dijara to Linyanti you wont make it in a day and the going will be heavy with a trailer as the sand there is fairly thick
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Re: Botswana / Zambia

Post by Louis Hay » 19 Aug 2015 18:17

thanks, Paul.
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