Staying at camp offers an authentic African experience. The camp nestles in the region of the game-rich Chobe National Park in Botswana, which is home to the annual zebra migration.
Savute Under Canvas is fully staffed mobile tents at private wilderness campsites offer a safari adventure of a lifetime in Chobe; Guests dine delicious cuisine beneath the stars with friendly butler service. Relaxing in comfort with en suite bathrooms and al fresco hot bucket showers is an authentic experience never to be forgotten.
Guests have the extraordinary opportunity to spend nights under canvas close to nature in the wilderness of the African night when staying at the Camp. Carefully positioned as close as possible to the wildlife, guests enjoy the simplicity of camping in one of the top safari destinations in the world. The camps move to a different site every five or six days.
Remote campsites in the untamed wilderness of Botswana provide the magnificent setting for five en-suite safari tents, combining the tranquil beauty of the scenic setting with comfort and personalised service.
The Savute region within Botswana is famous for its high concentration of lion and its active predator interactions. The Lions are famed for having adapted to hunting elephant, which is not considered common prey for them.
They also portray an everyday struggle for power exists between the lions and the powerful clans of hyena found here.The rare African wild dog, which is one of Africa's most endangered carnivore, also lives in this region of Botswana.
The Chobe National Park in Botswana is home to large numbers of elephant, which are attracted to the many water sources. Here is also home to the Antelope, with common species such as impala and kudu encountered alongside giants such as the Eland. Waterbuck can be seen in areas where thicker vegetation can be found.
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- Ensuite / Private bathroom
Dining at Savute Under Canvas
Guests are served delicious meals in the most beautiful surroundings of the Savute region. Hearty breakfasts and lunches followed by high tea and dinners make for a unique and unforgettable African dining experience when staying at the Savute Under Canvas camp in Botswana.
Guests staying at Botswana's Savute Under Canvas camp enjoy twice daily game drives where they explore the mopane forests and acacia savanna of Savute on early morning and late afternoon game drives in an open-air safari vehicle accompanied by an expert guide.
On these adventurous game drives guests traverse the open plains, where large herds of zebra and tsessebe can be observed. Birdwatchers can marvel at the flocks of birds drawn to the pools of water around the waterlogged marshes.
Birdwatching is excellent in the Savute area; a remote and wild corner of the Chobe National Park situated south of the Chobe River in Botswana.
Spectacular flocks of birds are attracted to the standing water in the marshes which occur along the channel. Flocks of the beautiful little carmine bee-eaters mingle with gatherings of storks while other bird species include rollers, kestrels, plovers and sand grouse. The kori bustard, which is the world’s heaviest flying bird, is commonly seen here.
- Viewing deck
At Savute Under Canvas in Botswana, the days of guests are designed to thrill with extraordinary wildlife experiences. The spectacular nights delight guests with the romance of canvas under open African skies.
Morning Game Drive
As dawn breaks over the bush of Savute in Botswana, the butler announces the wake-up call at the tent. A tray of tea, coffee, and home-made biscuits await outside the tent. Guests are now taken on an open 4x4 safari vehicle with their guide and tracker and set off through the waking bushveld. The Savute region of Botswana is known for its high concentration of lion and guests may be lucky to observe a pride resting after its nightly hunt.
After an exciting early morning game drive, guests return to the camp for a hearty bush breakfast. Guests are welcome to feast on platters laden with toast, jams and marmalades, home-made muesli, fresh fruits and assorted cheeses. Hot meals are prepared on the open fire, with eggs, omelettes, frittatas and freshly cooked pot bread.
After breakfast, guests may indulge in a steaming hot bucket shower or maybe a quick nap before dinner for some relaxation. Inviting lunch platters are served in the cool shade of the dining tent in the early afternoon.
The early evening is available for leisure when guests can enjoy the tranquillity with a good book and a chilled glass of wine in the guest tent. Afternoon tea, with a selection of light snacks, is served in the late afternoon.
Evening Game Drive
In the late afternoon, guests depart on an afternoon game drive in the heat of the day starts to break. Visitors are likely to watch game coming to drink at the nearby watering holes, including elephant, zebra or tsessebe.
When guests return to the camp, cocktails are served around a blazing fire. Dining under the stars on a delicious bush meal cooked on the open fire makes for an unforgettable experience. After dinner, guests indulge in decadent desserts, served with tea, coffee or cognac. Stories about the adventurous day are shared around a glowing campfire. Guests are then escorted back to their tent for a good nights rest.
Check in and Check Out Times
- Check in: 14:00
- Check out: 10:00
- Butler service
- Game drive safaris
- Wake-up call
- Walking safaris
Malaria and Animals
Botswana's Savute region is well known for its high concentration of lion, as well as for its dramatic predator interactions. The Savute lions of Botswana, which can be observed during the game drives, are famed for having adapted to hunting elephant, which is not considered common prey for lions.
A power struggle for the position of a dominant predator can be seen between the lions and the powerful clans of a hyena. The rare African wild dog, which is one of Africa's most endangered carnivore, also thrives in this region of Botswana.
The Chobe National Park is home to large numbers of elephant, which are attracted to the many water sources. Savute is also home to the Antelope, with common species such as impala and kudu encountered alongside giants such as the Eland. Waterbuck can be seen in areas with thicker vegetation.
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Guests have the unique opportunity to spend nights under canvas close to nature in the wilderness of the African night at the Savute Under Canvas Camp in Botswana. Carefully positioned as close as possible to the wildlife, guests enjoy the simplicity of camping in one of the top safari destinations in the world. The camps move to a different site every five or six days. Staying at Savute Under Canvas offers a real African experience.
Remote campsites in the untamed wilderness of Botswana form a setting for five ensuite safari tents, combining the tranquil beauty of the scenic setting with comfort and personalized service. Steaming hot water in the ensuite bathroom’s bucket shower refreshes and revitalizes for the day ahead. Shady veranda areas offer a vantage point to enjoy the smaller details of riverside life. Crispy linens and a spacious double bed in the tents of the Savute Under Canvas camp in Botswana welcome weary bodies after a long day of discovery.
andBeyond Savute Under Canvas Specials
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Staying at Savute Under Canvas offers an authentic African experience. The camp nestles in the Savute region of the game-rich Chobe National Park in Botswana, which is home to the annual zebra migration. Fully staffed mobile tents at private wilderness campsites offer a safari adventure of a lifetime. Guests dine delicious cuisine beneath the stars with friendly butler service. Relaxing in comfort with en suite bathrooms and al fresco hot bucket showers is an authentic experience never to be forgotten.
Included in the rate:
- Accommodation, three meals daily, soft drinks, house wines, local brand spirits and beers, teas and coffees, refreshments on game drives, safari activities, emergency medical evacuation insurance, VAT, transfers to and from the lodge airstrip and park fees.
Excluded from the rate:
- Items of a personal nature
- Telephone calls, safari shop purchases, gratuities, all items of a personal nature, champagne, cognacs, fine wines, premium brand spirits and cigars and landing fees
Terms and Conditions:
- Subject to availability
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Getting to Savute Under Canvas
Air Botswana operates scheduled flights to Maun and Kasane. From there, it is a short flight by light aircraft to the Savute airstrip, where guests are welcomed. Approximately an hours drive in an open safari vehicle completes the journey to the Savute Under Canvas camp in Botswana.
- Maun to Savute Under Canvas 50 min flight
- Kasane to Savute Under Canvas 40 min flight
On site parking facilities are provided for guests.