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Reviewed 1 week ago

I always dreamed of going on an African safari and thanks to Chitabe Lediba my dream came true. I cannot speak highly enough of this beautiful camp in Botswana and the highlight was going out on the drives and being so close to the wildlife. On one day we sat and watched a family of lions (with cubs too), stopped...

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Perth, Australia
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Chitabe Lediba is a great camp and is set in a beautiful location. We stayed two nights but could easily stay more. We were treated like long lost friends throughout the stay. The staff were excellent. The game drives with our guide Luke were fantastic, a great variety of game and birdlife. We were very fortunate with all our drives...

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WildernessSafaris, Manager at Chitabe Lediba, responded to this review

Dear IanA61, Thank you. We are delighted to hear you had such a wonderful stay at Chitabe Lediba, and that Luke in particular was key to your experience. We will be sure to share this feedback with him and the rest of the team on the ground and hopefully on your next visit, you can stay a bit longer! Warm...

Signal Mountain, Tennessee
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed in four camps during our trip to Botswana and Chitabe had, by far, the best wildlife viewing. Lions, cheetahs, leopards and the usual cadre of birds and other mammals abounded. If you want to see the critters in the Delta, you can't go wrong here. The camp itself was good, if not great. Relatively speaking we found the...

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WildernessSafaris, Manager at Chitabe Lediba, responded to this review

Dear waldentenn, Thank you for taking the time to share your thoughts on your recent visit to Chitabe Lediba. We are so pleased you had a phenomenal wildlife viewing experience...the diverse habitat in the area certainly lends itself to a variety of animals and your recommendation is greatly appreciated. Thank you too for the constructive comments regarding the staff, presentations...

Reviewed 8 December 2016

Chitabe Lediba is a fantastic camp, the tents are luxurious, food was awesome and location is perfect. We had amazing sightings, so 33 lions, 4 leopards and 3 cheetahs in total for the big cats. These were interspersed with herds of elephant, antelope and buffalo. We also saw hyena and jackals. It was a great relax as there are no...

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WildernessSafaris, Public Relations Manager at Chitabe Lediba, responded to this review

Thank you Hayley for your wonderful review, we are delighted to read all your happy memories about your stay with us and all your fabulous sightings. We are glad to hear you enjoyed the nice escape for modern telecommunications - we thoroughly enjoy being able to share this wonderful experience with all our guests. Kind regards Wilderness Safaris

Reviewed 28 November 2016

We arrived at Chitabe Lediba as our second camp of our trip, We were greeted by a enthusiastic and friendly staff. The camp is wonderfully maintained and the tented rooms are very comfortable. Our game drives always delighted allowing us to see the diverse and the complex ecosystem in action. The hunting of the large pride of lions with there...

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WildernessSafaris, Public Relations Manager at Chitabe Lediba, responded to this review

Dear F2903IDkevinh, Thank you for the amazing review, we are thrilled to see how much you enjoyed your stay with us and glad to hear you had so many successful game drives through our beautiful concession. We will be sure to share your kind words with our "top notch" guides and all our staff in camp. Thank you again Wilderness...

Reviewed 21 November 2016 via mobile

Our trip to Chitabe Lediba was one of the most amazing wilderness experiences we have ever had. We arrived at the beautiful camp, on a prime location along the river, greeted by the most wonderful people. Beautifully built with stunning interior in all the rooms and open areas. The Chitabe Lediba staff were friendly, accommodating and a joy to spend...

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WildernessSafaris, Public Relations Manager at Chitabe Lediba, responded to this review

Thank you Lindi for you high praises and brilliant recommendations. We are very proud of the amazing wildlife sightings on offer throughout our area and relish the opportunity to share this with yourselves and all of our wonderful guests. We hope you will visit us again soon. Kind regards Wilderness Safaris

Cape Town, South Africa
Reviewed 16 November 2016

Couldn't beat the game viewing in this outstanding concession! 4 of the big 5, lions coming out of our ears with 12 cubs which was very intertaining. Leopards and cheetah which is hard to find in Botswana. A real highlight. All the guides behaved impeccably around the animals and had great sensitivity to the wildlife and the environment, while still...

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WildernessSafaris, Public Relations Manager at Chitabe Lediba, responded to this review

Thank you judyp1975 for your wonderful review, we are delighted to read all your great memories of your stay with us and hope you will visit us again soon. We will be sure to share your wonderful compliments to our great guides who work very hard in making sure all our guests have a great time while at the same...

Mountain Home, Arkansas
Reviewed 13 October 2016 via mobile

We have been to a total of 7 different safari camps in Botswana and Zimbabwe. I would put our experience at Chitabe Lediba in the top 3. That is good considering that is was beginning to be quite warm on this visit. As with all of the Wilderness Safari camps, the staff are one of the main assets. They are...

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WildernessSafaris, Manager at Chitabe Lediba, responded to this review

Dear Paul N, What a compliment! Thank you so much for this lovely feedback and rating Chitabe Lediba as one of the top 3 of camps you have visited in Botswana. The staff in the camps take great pride in what they do, and love sharing "their world" with our guests. Moalosi, Findley and team will be delighted to hear...

El Cerrito, California
Reviewed 23 September 2016

To start our adventure at Chitabe, we had a nice flight from Maun in one of Wilderness Camps’ small planes with our friendly and efficient pilot, Nathan. It was just the two of us with Nathan. He escorted us to the plane, explained all the safety features, and then showed us a map that we could use to follow the...

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WildernessSafaris, Public Relations Manager at Chitabe Lediba, responded to this review

Dear Divegirlelaine, Thank you for your beautiful review and recount of all the amazing sightings you enjoyed with your wonderful guide Ant. We will be sure to pass along your praises and regards to him and all the staff in camp. We are glad to see you enjoyed the surprise picnic lunch in the bush and hope you will visit...

Orlando, Florida
Reviewed 23 September 2016

My Mom has always talked about one trip....an African Safari to see the elephants. For her 70th birthday, we lived the dream. Chitabe Lediba was our first stop and it was amazing. A beautiful camp. Fantastic and plentiful game viewing. And a wonderful guide named Luke. But it did not stop there. They surprised her with a birthday party at...

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WildernessSafaris, Public Relations Manager at Chitabe Lediba, responded to this review

Dear Cynthia S, Thank you for the amazing review and for choosing our camp as the starting point of your celebratory African Safari. We are thrilled to hear how much you and your mom enjoyed yourselves and are grateful to have been a part of this wonderful birthday celebration with all of you. We will be sure to pass on...

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Intimate Chitabe Lediba is a perfect game viewing base for families or small groups. A lediba is a lagoon that has become a waterhole, where a variety of wildlife comes to drink. Chitabe Lediba's dining area, lounge, and pool all overlook just such a vista. The sister camp of Chitabe, it lies on the other side of the same tree island and echoes many of its sibling's qualities. The same well-appointed canvas tents are raised on decks with uniquely styled interiors, but the smaller nature of the camp offers a more intimate experience, ideal for small groups or families. Highlights: Chitabe Lediba sports that classic Okavango Delta scenery, from palm-dotted floodplains to open savannah and woodlands. This mix of Okavango (water) and Kalahari (land) makes for an excellent home to an abundant array of herbivores: giraffe, buffalo, red lechwe, tsessebe, impala and elephant, which in turn support the larger predators: lion, leopard, spotted hyaena, cheetah and the rare and charismatic wild dog. The Camp is composed of 4 Tents (including 2 Family Tents): Spacious en-suite Meru-type tents, individually styled; outdoor shower with a view; family units withadjoining en-suite bedrooms. Experiences Include: Day and night game drives and Guided walks (on request) ... more   less 

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Address: Botswana, Botswana
Region: Botswana > North-West District > Okavango Delta
Price Range: $976 - $1,456 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 4
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“All of the rooms are wonderful”
 of 5 bubbles F2903IDkevinh, 27 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Tent away from the lodge might be quieter but less convenient. The view from any porch can't be beat!”
 of 5 bubbles divegirlelaine, 23 Sep 2016 | Read review
“All "rooms" are good.”
 of 5 bubbles pasummers7, 9 Sep 2016 | Read review
“We had the family unit - 2 separate tents linked by an enclosed walkway - great as we could go between rooms after dark without an escort..”
 of 5 bubbles 670nicola, 22 Jul 2016 | Read review
“This is not a hotel - it is a camp/lodge. There is not a bad room.. All are part of a wonderful experience.”
 of 5 bubbles MikeH460, 23 Jun 2016 | Read review
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