Chobe Under Canvas

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Get back to nature at this mobile campsite in Botswana’s famous Chobe National Park. Stay in one of just five tented suites with ensuite bathrooms and private butler service.

Why you'll love it here

  • Stay in one of five tents with ensuite bathrooms and enjoy an intimate safari camp experience
  • Fully mobile campsite with ability to change location for prime wildlife viewing
  • Witness incredible wildlife from exclusive spots within Chobe National Park
  • Take to the Chobe River on a Photographic Boat Cruise and capture amazing images along the riverbanks
  • Track your favourite animals on tailored game drives with the help of expert guides

Cheryl

Travel Specialist

I'm here to tailor-make your perfect Botswana holiday. Give me a call and I'll use my expertise to create your personalised experience.

Included in your holiday

  • Lounge passes and meet & greet service in UK airports
  • Transfers to and from your hotel
  • All flight luggage allowances
  • Personal concierge service
  • 24/7 assistance when travelling
  • Full ATOL protection

Full accommodation information

Enjoy an intimate safari experience in the heart of Chobe National Park at Chobe Under Canvas. This mobile camp, comprising just five tented suites, moves to exclusive sites across the park as the seasons change to ensure you’re always in a prime spot for game viewing.

Each of these comfortable canvas sanctuaries features an ensuite bathroom with a flushing toilet and a bucket shower that can be made steaming hot upon request. Enjoy attentive service from your private butler during your stay and spot incredible wildlife from your doorstep on the well-worn game paths.

Switch off from everyday life at this electricity-free site for a truly authentic experience in the African bush. Dine on Pan-African delights around the blazing campfire in the evening and enjoy a frosted glass of beer or wine from the mobile bar after a long day of exploring.

Spend your afternoons floating down the iconic Chobe River on a Photographic Boat Cruise or hop in the 4x4 for tailor-made game drives in this wildlife-rich territory. The guides at Chobe Under Canvas are true wildlife experts – simply tell them what you want to see and let them guide you on the safari adventure of a lifetime.

Tent

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Stay in one of just five tented suites and experience the African bush up close. Comfortably sleeping up to two guests with the option for a double or twin bed setup, each tent comes with an ensuite bathroom with a flushing toilet and a steaming hot bucket shower. You’ll also find Swarovski binoculars and battery-powered lamps in your canvas quarters, and benefit from private butler service during your stay. Keep your eye on the well-worn game paths that run through the campsite, making wildl...
  • Tented accommodation
  • Ensuite bathrooms with toilet and bucket shower
  • Semi-open 4x4 safari vehicles with fridge
  • Mobile bar
  • Battery-powered lamps
Dining at Camp

Dining at Camp

Enjoy all three meals as part of your stay at Chobe Under Canvas. Feast on Pan-African cuisine under a canopy of stars, prepared on an open fire, as you gaze into the magnificent blaze. Enjoy sitting with other guests in the spacious dining tent and quench your thirst with a range of beverages from the mobile bar, including soft drinks, house wines and delicious frosted beers.

Chobe Under Canvas is all about getting guests up close and personal with the region’s incredible wildlife.

Set off across the wildlife-rich landscapes of Botswana in a 4x4 vehicle and track your favourite animals with the help of the camp’s expert guides. These interpretive expeditions are tailored to you and your preferences, whether you’re searching for a particular species or simply want to linger longer at some viewing spots.

The camp also offers one photographic river boat safari cruise per stay. Float along the iconic Chobe River in a super-stable Pangolin Voyager fitted with 360-degree rotating chairs and camera mounts. Capture stunning images of the wildlife along the riverbanks and take home treasured memories of your time in the African bush.

The camp boasts a feather-light environmental footprint with no electricity, solar-powered lighting, bucket showers and meals that are prepared over hot coals.

Beyond offering an impact-light safari experience, Chobe Under Canvas also supports numerous community projects, such as ‘In Search of Water’ which helps to source water for two isolated communities in rural Botswana.

Botswana travel information

  • Time zone: +2 GMT
  • Flight time: 13-15 hours
  • Recommended airlines: Qatar Airways, Ethiopian Airlines, British Airways
  • Currency: Botswana Pula
  • Tipping guideline: 10-15%
  • Health considerations: There is a high risk of malaria, from November to June, in the northern half of Botswana. There is a low risk of malaria in the northern half of Botswana during the rest of the year. There is a very low risk of malaria in the southern half of the country. There is no risk of yellow fever in Botswana, however, yellow fever vaccination is required for travellers arriving from countries with risk of yellow fever transmission.
  • Capital: Gaborone
  • Population: 2,719,694
  • National languages: English, Setswana
  • Electricity and plugs: Type D and G, 230V
  • Mobile phone coverage: Good coverage
  • UK passport visa requirements: You don't need a visa for Botswana if you have a British passport

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Call our Travel Specialists for a chat with our Botswana experts. They'll share their first-hand insights so you can find your perfect holiday.

Monday - Friday: 9am - 7:30pm

Saturday: 9am - 5pm

Sunday: 10am - 4pm 

Cheryl

Travel Specialist

Not sure where to stay in Chobe National Park? I'm here to help. Give me a call and I'll share my first-hand insights to find your perfect spot.

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