Old school safari style in Botswana's most beautiful wilderness area, this is how safari is meant to be!
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Okavango Delta, Botswana
Barclay Stenner Safaris
- Exclusive safari experience
- Luxury tented mobile camp
- Fantastic hosting and guiding with James and John
Facilities includeNo WIFI - Total Disconnect Secure Private Mobile Camp Waiter Service Private Chef and Bush Dining Fully Stocked Safari Bar
- Safari Yoga
- Remote Fly Camping
- Private Game Drives
- Boating in the Okavango Delta
- Walking in the Kalahari Desert
- Riding Safaris in the Makgadikgadi Pans
Seasons in Botswana
About Barclay Stenner Safaris
John Barclay and James Stenner offer a unique and luxurious mobile safari experience in Botswana's wild places. No two safaris with John and James will be the same, each is tailormade to the clients interests and the season of travel. This is safari as it is meant to be and we encourage a longer stay than at most safari lodges so that you really get into the rhythm of the bush and enjoy a new pace of life.
The combination of intelligently designed luxury canvas safari tents and 5-star service, mixed with beautiful natural surroundings, means you can experience the best of Botswana while still enjoying all your creature comforts. Wherever you go your personal guide, host and chef will go with you and their personalities and stories bring this 'old school' safari experience to life.
Waking up with Barclay Stenner, clients have the luxury of choice. Plans are not set in stone and are totally dependent on what you feel like doing. From game drives focused on spying big game to walking through scenic landscapes bird watching â itâs your decision. Your host and guide have an in depth passion for and knowledge of Botswana. You will without doubt find out more these wild places and have more fun doing so than you thought possible.
Due to the mobile nature of this camp the location is tailored made and specific to your group or families desires. Speak to your True Luxury Travel Africa specialist to understand which areas work best at different times of year and for different interests. For example, there's nowhere better than the Central Kalahari after the rains, the Western Kalahari in Winter and the Okavango late in the dry season.
How to get there
International flights route via Johannesburg to either Maun or Kasane. Depending on where you first mobile camp will be based you will fly into one of these hubs and from there either drive or charter into your wild bush location.
When to go
There are two very distinct seasons in Botswana: a cool dry season from May through to September and a hotter and wetter period from November through to April. The heat can be oppressive in October, but the game viewing also sensational. Birding is best in the wetter Summer months, but it can be more difficult then to enjoy the best game viewing due to the thicker bush. It's important to speak to your True Luxury Travel consultant to better understand what areas would be best at different times of the year.
Clients with a UK passport do not need a visa to enter Botswana unless they intend to stay for over 90 days.
As with any trip we recommend that clients visit their GP in good time before they travel. This is just to check that any vaccinations needed are administered and/or any malaria tablets are received and started before departure.
Opportunities to take photographs will abound when on safari. If you are inexperienced it is important to practice before your trip so as not to miss THAT opportunity when it presents itself.
Travelling with children
Children under the age of 18 travelling to Botswana need to provide a full copy of their birth certificate as well as a valid passport. If their parents are not present they will need to have written consent allowing them to travel through or within the country.
Children are welcome on a Barclay Stenner mobile safari, but there are no specific facilities for young children or babies and we would need to seek approval for children under the age of 10 to join the trip for safety reasons.
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