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Savute Reserve

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Address: Chobe National Park, Botswana
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Rich in grasslands, desert plains and volcanic hills, the Savuti (Savute)...

Rich in grasslands, desert plains and volcanic hills, the Savuti (Savute) area covers nearly two thousand square miles of Chobe National Park.

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5 Star Safari

5 stars. A dense national park with lots of vegetation so finding some animals like lions during wet season may take some time but they are out there. We saw loads of animals over... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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New York City, New York
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

5 stars. A dense national park with lots of vegetation so finding some animals like lions during wet season may take some time but they are out there. We saw loads of animals over the day. We did the safari by land and boat so we had a chance to appreciate both views of nature and get close to the... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lots of rain, yet one sees plenty of elephant's. There is camping sites as well as day tripers. Close to many other game parks too.

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Thank Annette D
Geneva, Switzerland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 103 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

When you are traveling through Botswana, the Savute reserve is a must. It will provide you with an endless game viewing and amazing adventures.

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Cedar Grove, Wisconsin, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The rains were coming soon, but it was still 110 degrees. After leaving my home across a snow covered driveway, I couldn't care less what the temperature was. We tracked lions the first day and have a box lunch with ther safari trucks between us and a herd of elephants. Not bad for day one.

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Thank Ed A
Hertfordshire
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343 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 189 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 March 2017

I think Chobe would be a good choice for an easy safari experience. Our Lodge, Muchenje, was only a short drive from the various ways in & we saw animals immediately on entry & along the tarmacked road as well. In fact, they seemed quite blasé about the jeeps which suggests it may get a bit crowded in the high... More 

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Exeter, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 8 March 2017

We saw a large herd with baby elephant so cute, you felt close but safe, with plenty of time to take photographs

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Thank Susan C
Pretoria, South Africa
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Reviewed 2 February 2017

Stayed for 2 nights in the Camping site. Most beautiful surroundings. The ablution block are clean but very primitive. The got staff during the day that keeps it clean. Tranquility all around. The reserve is worth driving around during the day. We went late afternoon and was rewarded with great animal live.

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Thank Mari C
Mamaroneck, New York
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Reviewed 23 January 2017

Salute under canvas was our second camp after Chobe with and beyond, It was as good as Chobe with an extraordinary team. Again the food the setting the games the knowledge of our guide made it one more time very special.

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Bergen, The Netherlands
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Reviewed 8 January 2017

Also the birds are so special here, the Carmine bee-eater for instance flies in flocks around the car when driving through the marshes. We have seen lion cubs playing and wild dogs not mentioning lots and lots of elephants

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Ballito, South Africa
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Reviewed 5 January 2017

This is one place I will definitely recommend - Chobe Game Lodge. Outstanding service rooms and food. The Game drives are also amazing

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