Abu Camp, Botswana, offers the extraordinary privilege of immersing yourself in a herd of African Elephants; to walk with them, ride them, observe them and physically interact with them; even spend an astonishing night with them. This is truly a life changing experience.
Guests at Abu Camp are invited to interact with the resident elephant herd in what is, without doubt, the ultimate elephant education safari. This unique elephant experience offers so many magical moments whilst interacting with the resident herd of eight elephants that by the time you come to leave you will feel quite emotionally attached to them; you will get to ‘know’ the different characters of the herd; the naughty and playful youngsters, the stately Matriarch, Cathy, with her unfaltering, calm leadership and the delinquent teenagers only too eager to upset the proverbial applecart at any given opportunity; it is difficult not to be anthropomorphic! The focus here is very much on the elephants but of course the more ‘usual’ Okavango Delta activities of game drives, Mokoro trips, boat trips and walking are also on offer.
Live Among The Elephants
This certainly isn’t your drive-by vehicle safari that you see on TV! Abu Camp gives you a unique chance to get up close and personal with a herd of elephants, an experience that very few other destinations offer. Journeying to Abu Camp will be ideal for those who want to fully immerse themselves among these sociable mammals and don’t want to compromise on comfort and well-appointed living.
Accommodation at Abu Camp is in 6 stunningly designed canvas ensuite constructions; think mini Sydney Opera Houses made of canvas! It is one of the most beautifully designed camps in Africa and being west facing across a huge lagoon is one of the most stunning locations. Each suite has a comfortable lounge area, both indoor and outdoor showers and a large deck raised high above the lagoon. The main areas include both indoor and outdoor dining areas, a gym area, a communications area for those wanting to stay in touch with the outside world, a pool and a well stocked library. One of the most unique offerings at Abu is the star-beds overlooking the elephant boma which enables guests to spend the night being lulled to sleep by the gentle snoring of the elephant herd below; nowhere in Africa is this offered.
Save £1,100 (Limited Time Offer)
If you plan to spend at least six nights in Botswana, why not take advantage of the Wilderness Special currently on offer? Reserve your journey until March 20th, 2016 and enjoy the luxurious accommodation and the experience for a mere £700 per person per night (compared to the peak price of £1,800pppn). We’ll save you the searching – you won’t find this deal elsewhere, so book now to get the lowest price for the most enriching travel experience you’ll ever have.
Special price offers are also available for our other Botswana destinations too. Savuti and Chitabe are excellent camps with an over-abundance of wildlife, offering you the best chances of spotting four of the Big Five (you would have to be extremely lucky to Rhino in Botswana)
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