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  1. Re: Botswana Accommodation that's affordable

    I would stay in:

    Moremi: Third Bridge Tented Accomodation around P1200 per person per night.
    Khwai: There is Khwai Guesthouse run by Bushways (Member here). You can get a good price. Contact...
  2. Thread: Savuti Camp

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    Re: Savuti Camp

    It's a Tented Accommodation just near campsite 01. Yes SKL is still the leased campsite Operator in Savuti. Expect lot of changes in terms of the dry channel compared to 2013 when the channel had...
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    Re: DWNP - how to change name on booking?

    I don't think its about being present. Its about the Original names USED during booking, that they cannot be changed.
    I, for one thought It shouldn't be an issue, as long as they have the...
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    Re: Kubu to Gweta

    Do you have the truck picture? Yes I have seen a seven tone truck from one of the cattle post doing that road and July will be bone dry. BUT is very dusty with some very trick loose patches of dust...
  5. Re: Travel to CKGR - Advice from the overlanders please

    There is firewood by Matswere entrance. P30 bundle. Khama Rhino to CKGR is enough for one day. Also depends on your destination inside the reserve.
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    Re: Kubu to Gweta

    The straight route to Gweta , for me the most scenic. You cross the beautiful Ntwetwe Pans.
    From Kubu, after the vet fence, turn left and follow the cut line. The road will curve right and you will...
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    Re: DWNP - how to change name on booking?

    Will ask tomorrow at Reservations at Maun office tomorrow. Didnít think of it as any issue, as long as the number of adults correspond with whatís paid for.
    The issue could be if itís a double...
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    Re: Ghanzi butchery

    Call the Owner she will sort you out. Vinna : +267 72 811 108
  9. Re: June / July Road Trip - Kubu - Which road to take.....

    Nata lodge
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    Re: First Time by Myself

    But if itís about costs, then why not push your trip Atleast 2 years from now, to afford it.
    You will realize that holiday in the wilderness is not about sightings only, itís about also relaxing...
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    Re: Stocking up in Gaborone- advice needed

    Whatís your destination. Sometimes you can avoid Gabz traffic and buy in Serowe, if you heading for Khama Rhino sanctuary or Palapye or Jwaneng. You can always skip Gabz.
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    Re: First Time by Myself

    By the time you finish this trip, you will need a HOLIDAY yourself to rest. This is a marathon that i wouldn't dare start.
    I just finished a 5 day trip in CKGR and i met an Australian couple, with...
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    Re: Campsite vouchers.

    Should be able to physically go there and get them and send . Normally agents in Maun, pay directly at DWNP and SKL and leave office with all paperwork in hand.
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    Re: Campsite vouchers.

    Is the Travel Agent in Botswana?
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    Re: Campsite vouchers.

    Where are you expecting them from? Travel agent or SKL/Khwai Trust. They can always email you and you print and present them, they are accepted.
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    Re: CONDITION of the THIRD BRIDGE

    Yah, October will be great....That Bodumatau loop, joining to 4th Bridge and being able to reach Third Bridge. That is one of my favourite loop. Leaving Third bridge down to 1st bridge and then...
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    Re: CONDITION of the THIRD BRIDGE

    Everything coming up right. They are projecting to have finished by June end. This is great for July holidays Travellers.
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    Re: DWNP park fees structure question??

    Makgadikgadi Pans NP and Nxai Pan are a different case, they are charged once and if you move from Makgadikgadi to Nxai you pay one.
    BUT moving from CKGR to Makgadikgadi, you pay day of leaving in...
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    Re: Savuti channel

    Bush Boy my answer was specifically to the self drivers who wont have access to the private concession. I know all that about the Savuti Channel. I was answering if there is water in Savuti, that...
  20. Re: Puma Filling Station in Muchenje now Closed for Renovations (Oct 2021)

    I asked a guide working at Ngoma River lodge and he told me itís working. So, itís working.
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    Re: Symponium lodge

    Let me help you with the pictures. The owner was the previous Manager At Kalahari Arms lodge. I commented about it previously in a thread a month ago. It’s just 10 kms outside Ghanzi city center , on...
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    Re: Savuti channel

    There is no water in the Savuti channel since drying in 2015
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    Re: Availability of BWP Notes

    I would just carry just few for firewood by roadside and for bush mechanic if i had a tire repair needed quickly.
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    Re: Availability of BWP Notes

    Why not withdraw from ATMs,as soon as you cross the border into Botswana. I guess at the border post, they have swipping machines, that you can pay with.
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    Re: CKGR MARCH 22 Trip Report

    Enjoy your trip John. Hopefully we will meet along the way. Iím all over the place,always on the move.
  26. Re: Daily drives from the Khwai Development Trust

    Wish we could know how many is FEW Days BUT lets assume 3 to 4 days.
    Magotho Campsites is definitely right where all game come, sometimes lions, leopards come right to Camp. Wild dogs killing prey...
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    Re: CONDITION of the THIRD BRIDGE

    YES they are using gum poles, not steel.
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    Re: CONDITION of the THIRD BRIDGE

    Building a New bridge not repairing the old one.
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    Re: CKGR MARCH 22 Trip Report

    Hi John
    I think now Wild Dogs sightings have been frequent now. We have atleast 3 pax, that covers Passage Valley, Tau Pan to Letiahau and one that covers Matswere entrance to Kalahari Plains and...
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    Re: CKGR MARCH 22 Trip Report

    Thanks Nick for the detailed report, AS YOU promised to give feedback.
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    Re: Khwai to Linyati via cutline

    I donít he meant that kavimba route. He means the route from khwai.
    This route starts where there are Signs that reads Welcome to Khwai Community Concession. When you are here the road leads north...
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    Re: Botswana trophy elephants

    Totally agree. Soon insults would start flying in. Raw emotions coming out. This debate never ends with any sort of agreement or conclusion.
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    Re: Stepping out your car in the NP's

    Just note that even at stretch points it doesnít mean now you should let your guard down. This video was shot at Serondela stretch point.
  34. Re: Xakanaxa Campsites to 3rd Bridge Campsites

    Hi Rudy
    While at Xakanaxa, did you try the crossing to Dead Tree Island? Just near Veronica Roodt Camp?
  35. Re: Xakanaxa Campsites to 3rd Bridge Campsites

    Currently NOT accessible...The water around the Bodumatau Loop covers the whole area at the moment, you wont even have access coming from 4th bridge, and there are SUPER crossings you have to attempt...
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