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Ghanzi Trail Blazers

11/06/2017 12/06/2017
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Cape Town, South Africa
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We stayed here for one night in May 17. The place is charming with its emphasis on the Bushmen culture and the chalet we stayed in was functional. However: it did not have a kettle so no coffee in the morning; it did not have a fridge so it was a challenge to keep our cold stuff cold enough for...

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Mechelen, Belgium
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We stayed here in our tents. The place was nice enough. Toilets and showers were ok. We could do a walk with the bushmen, which was interesting. The guide told us also about the resorts where the bushmen now have to live, which is actually really sad. After dinner, the bushmen danced for us. To me the songs and the...

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Eatontown, New Jersey
Reviewed 4 February 2017

We had the opportunity to stay here as part of our G-Adventures tour. I was blown away by this experience because I am used to camping and this for me was like glamping. There were on-site facilities and cots in our hut with mosquito nets! They really took great care of us here and the San Bushman walk and dance...

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Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan
Reviewed 28 December 2016

We were a little shocked when we saw the huts we would be sleeping in, especially the simple metal beds with dire looking mattresses and the mosquito nets over them. Very simple ablution blocks. We had a traditional meal cooked for us by the staff consisting of pap, beef stew and a spinach-type dish. We didn't have Botswana Pula yet...

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Beauvais, France
Reviewed 12 December 2016

Stayed here as part of a Nomad Overland Tour - presumably you don't have a choice of other accommodation if you are part of such a tour. The accommodation at Ghanzi Trail Blazers is mediocre. The chalet was very hot in late November but no aircon or fan. We opened all of the windows which had mosquito screens that were...

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Wellington, New Zealand
Reviewed 17 October 2016

About 8km off the main road outside Ghanzi. The facilities comprise of a camping ground and fairly basic accommodation. There are decent toilets and shower blocks. If you are camping for an extra 100 Pula per night you can stay in one of the straw huts. These have a concrete floor and basic beds. There are mossie nets, but they...

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Windsor, California
Reviewed 30 September 2016

The hut was very basic, with two camp cots (with terrible mattresses) but good mosquito nets. (Not that you really need them in the desert!) There was even electric lighting. As a way to experience some of the way the San Bushmen live, it's unique. Absolutely do the bushmen walk and the evening dance, which do cost extra. (90 pula...

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Reviewed 17 September 2016

We had wonderful hospitality here! Our hostess and her team were so helpful and made us feel welcome, fetched us from Ghanzi and took us back again to fit in with local buses. We were so comfortable in our rondavel, complete with mosquito nets. The mattresses were rather too soft and mishapen, so could be improved but that was a...

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Borgloon, Belgium
Reviewed 11 September 2016 via mobile

This was the worst camp of our 30 days trip. Staff was very unfriendly, food was very poor, the bar was out of any drinks after 2 orders and although advertised that VISA cards were accepted it was not the case. On top of this all they invited us to join a bushman dance afterwhich they tried to force us...

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Heidelberg, Germany
Reviewed 27 August 2016 via mobile

We stayed here for one night. It was a funny and interesting experience to sleep in that little hut. One toilet was disgusting (dont want to blame the owners but the guest who messed it and didn't clean it afterwards), other toilets were okay. Showers had warm water. The bushmen walk was okay but still felt kind of strange sometimes....

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Address: Zone 74, Ghanzi, Botswana
Region: Botswana > Ghanzi District > Ghanzi
Price Range: $62 - $69 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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“Take a lamp with you for when the power goes off”
Katrina69, 26 May 2017 | Read review
“remote and authentic”
U2557QSchristinal, 17 Sep 2016 | Read review
“If you are missing blankets like us, just ask they will find some for you.”
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a_ball_84, 1 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Don't stay in the bush huts -- they are really, really hot. If you're not camping, take a chalet.”
Nail56, 14 Jan 2016 | Read review
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