Chobe Savanna Lodge
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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
TripAdvisor Reviews Chobe Savanna Lodge Caprivi Strip
Travel Blogs from Caprivi Strip
... and say thanks! So after an evening of discussing our trip we were very eager to get on the road the next morning. We went to the car rental place to pick up our vehicle bright and early and were so excited to see the 4WD we had hired! It was very bad ass. Just like us. The guy gave us a demo of the roof top tent and we packed the camping gear and we were off!
For our first day we had a 500km odd drive to reach Etosha NP. This was our only day of sealed road driving so it was ...
... stopped everyone went up the top, the guy threw out some bait and within 10 minutes a shark appeared out of nowhere and started swimming round the boat. The cage was lowered in and people changed into wetsuits (not fun when cold and feeling slightly seasick, although nothing compared to the woman next to me who was throwing up so much she never got her wetsuit on!) And then people started getting in the cage group by group. The water was freezing, but once they shouted 'down' and you ...
After watching the cheetahs while we ate breakfast, we continued on. We took the highway (which was a gravel road) until we got to a place called Spitzkoppe. It was a beautiful drive, and we stopped a few times along the way to take photos and look at the jewellery that some bare-breasted tribal women were selling on the side of the road. Pulling into the Spitzkoppe area was really cool. It's an area with arid dessert, and large red ...
... We saw a pride of lions walking around, elephants, giraffe and several other animals. We stopped at another camp in the park for lunch. We spent about 3 hours at the camp eating lunch, swimming and viewing the water hole where several animals come to drink. The afternoon was also spent game driving through Etosha, we also went to the salt plains which are miles and miles of nothing basically. That night we stayed at the third of Etosha's camps and the ...
... have been feeling if I had been bursting with the runs. I’m just pleased that’s not a story I have to tell.
Business done and hands washed with tap water, I haul out my hand sanitizer as I’m walking into the corridor again, grin plastered across my face, bursting to share my experience with Erik. Hand sanitizer is your best friend on a trip like this. Don’t leave home without it!