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    Re: 30 Day Trip To Botswana

    Hie Franns90
    When did you use the North up route. This year, there has been military equipment movement to Khumaga area to fight poaching, with heavy trucks and it very bad especially when pulling a...
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    Re: 30 Day Trip To Botswana

    Its the Paje River Camp. Its on the sloppy hill few kilometres after KRS enroute to Serowe. Check it out on facebook, and see if you like it. I agree with with Christa, overnight in Jwaneng at Cresta...
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    Re: 30 Day Trip To Botswana

    From Nxai, join the Northern loop as you suggested, Moremi, Khwai, Savuti and elephants sands to Kubu. It’s great to do Kubu last as you will be full of dust after the visit.
    Towing is not a...
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    Re: LEOPARD scare at CKKOR02

    But from my report there, I just wanted them to make travelers aware of this animal and how atleast how to behave in that situation. Most of them are on social media and have seen the video posted on...
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    Re: Botswana trip report

    From Khumaga, drive all the way to Motopi and join the tarred road from Maun to Nxai Entrance. Boteti River is Flowing, so that Turn Off at Moreomaoto wont be possible.
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    Re: Botswana trip report

    Answers in BLUE
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    LEOPARD scare at CKKOR03

    I’m a professional traveler and doesn’t get scared easily but DAMN, this time I got really terrified.
    This past Saturday, on our second night, while staying at KORI 03, CKGR. The phone alarm got me...
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    Re: Gas bottle

    For their contacts in Ftown:
    https://www.builders.co.bw/Outdoor/Camping/Gas-Cooking/Cadac-Skottel-Braai---Blue-Black-%28470mm%29/p/000000000000414419
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    Re: Khumaga Camping

    That is if you are entering the park using the Camp Safari Vehicle . It happens everywhere, Khwai, Thé lodge price includes park fees and the lodge would pay the DWNP monthly according to the...
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    Re: Khumaga Camping

    I think they offer two different feeling. Khumaga campsite is right in the Makgadikgadi Pans National Park, animals room around camp., whereas the lodge campsite is located just before crossing the...
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    Re: BOTSWANA - Can you wing it ?

    This time its mostly due to the pandemic. Like I wanted to book for Kori this coming Thursday, I was told its fully booked. I explained to them, ITS FULLY booked BUT campsites are empty. The issue is...
  12. Re: SEASONAL Rainfall and Temperatures Outlook 2021-2022

    Re bata tota. Re bata go lema.
  13. SEASONAL Rainfall and Temperatures Outlook 2021-2022

    It looks like we are in for some good rainy season again this coming rainy season… Hope Moremi won’t be closed again 🥺🥺🥺.
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    Re: Meat into Botswana

    I think we should desist from generalizing. We have a great Spar here in Ghanzi that have the best meat you can get in the country and I haven’t seen the 48 hrs meat in the fridges…. And all those...
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    Re: Meat into Botswana

    We have all in that list here in Ghanzi. Yes, everyone has the right to choose where they buy from. But now there are restrictions at the border.
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    Re: Today’s traveller (covid era)

    We have advised travelers to buy once across the border into Botswana. And follow the South - North rule. When going from south to north is fine to carry meat, but in reverse, it’s not permitted….
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    Re: Trouble booking at Nxai Pan

    PM with your details and I will call them to follow up.
  18. Re: Covid Rules when visiting the Kgalagadi

    Its Obvious, its the collection time. Results you can print them anytime, from a week , a month depends on you.
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    Re: Supporting local…

    I think we like to give these big food outlet a clear pass when it comes to hygene and dont demand the same hygiene in comparison to other unknown outlets, BUT from Consumer Botswana Facebook, they...
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    Re: Today’s traveller (covid era)

    You will not be disappointed. Which Campsite are you staying at? Magotho, Mbundi or Khwai Campgrounds?
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    Re: Today’s traveller (covid era)

    I think PCR Testing has just added soo much costs. R3300 per person and if you are a family of 4, thats a LOT.
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    Today’s traveller (covid era)

    JUST arrived from an awesome Trip in Khwai Concession. 12 Lions pride just next to Magotho campsite. Wild dogs taking down an Impala right at MAG 05 campsite. Here you dont drive out, action comes to...
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    Re: Trouble booking at Nxai Pan

    Nxai Pan Campsites have always been managed by Xomae Group. Big Foot manages CKGR and Khutse Campsites.

    As for the OP, Contact Onty as stated above she will help you will your bookings. They have...
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    Re: Botswana 2022 Epic Overland

    Gaborone - Maun is a very very long drive. Combined with Covid permits check points and Police speed traps, I would insist on spending the night across border, Maybe Mahalapye, Palapye or Serowe on...
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    Re: Mabua to Khutse

    How about overnight in Letlhakeng.Then tomorrow, buy groceries and fuel up and then you off…. Mabua to Kang is not far. There is Choppies and fuel station in Letlhakeng. Will confirm accommodation...
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    Re: Mabuasehube Solo Camping

    I would NOT miss Mabua Pan or Mpaya...Instead choose one of the two, than entrance Campsite.
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    Re: Mabuasehube Solo Camping

    I did exactly this in May 2019. Was meeting other forum member in Poletswa and stayed in Mabua for two nights before heading to Polentswa. It doable and during the day i joined a German couple at...
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    Re: Botswana 2022 Epic Overland

    Day 1 is not possible, unless you risking driving at night. Break it down along the way, Serowe, Letlhakane.
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    Re: Magotho Camp - Khwai

    Shared ablutions with Cold water...
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    Re: Moremi - Current Road Conditions

    Yes, to get to Third Bridge, the only usable route is through South Gate. The route from Xakanaxa to Third Bridge is fine, the problem is the bridge itself, it’s not working. So driving...
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    Re: Unacceptable behavior if true

    This is correct. This local rates was a proposal by BTO (Botswana Tourism Organisation) to its Members (Lodges), that since the international market isn’t available, develop prices for locals and...
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    Re: Unacceptable behavior if true

    But if you look how this thread was started, the OP took a story from Facebook and just inquired if there is any shred of truth in the story. Thé thé discuss got off to a fair discussion and like...
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    Re: How to fight monkeys and baboons

    It’s very difficult to capture and relocate monkeys. The solution is keep your items always in a closed area and avoiding enticing them by giving them food. I would imagine trying to relocate a whole...
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    Re: How to fight monkeys and baboons

    Very true Half Pint. And even in that scenario, the animal has to be identified as problematic before being culled.
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    Re: How to fight monkeys and baboons

    Which Camp shoots Baboon. Never heard about this.If you witnessed this happening, you can report it to wildlife department. Those animals are in their natural habitat.
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