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The Khwai Concession , Botswana
- Tents look straight onto Khwai river
- Unbeatable service
- Excellent food
Facilities includeWiFi Swimming Pool with loungers Spa therapist Bar/Lounge Library
- Game Drives
- Spa Therapists
- Cultural visits
- Water activities
Seasons in Botswana
About Machaba Camp
Machaba Camp is situated in the game rich Khwai area. Located in the north eastern Okavango adjacent to the Moremi Game Reserve. The Khwai Concession is a 180 000 hectare reserve. Offering great value for money and a unique classical safari experience, the Machaba Camp is independently owned and run, and is aimed at the affordable luxury travel markets across the world. Machaba Camp will appeal to the novice safari guest as well as to the seasoned safari traveller.
The camp is built in the classic 1950âs style, with luxury safari tents, en-suite bathrooms and living areas, not forgetting the romantic outdoor showers. All the tents are situated on ground level and the pathways to the tents meander between the large riverine trees
Machaba Camp is situated in the game rich Khwai area. The Khwai Concession is a 180 000 hectare reserve situated in the north eastern Okavango adjacent to the Moremi Game Reserve.
How to get there
Access to Machaba Camp is by land and Air. One can self-drive alternatively, you will need to fly to either Maun or Kasane.
Machaba Camp is a 25 â 30 minute charter flight from Maun
Machaba Camp is a 45 â 60 minute charter flight from Kasane
There is a 30 Minute drive from the airstrip to camp
We can also book inter-camp flight transfers
When to go
â¢ A kikoi or light sarong has a multitude of uses.
â¢ Light, compact jacket (windcheater) for the rainy season.
â¢ It gets very cold in the evenings and early mornings, and quite hot during the day â so layers are essential.
â¢ Warm leggings and thick socks â good to wear during cold weather.
â¢ Hat â woollen beanie for warmth.
â¢ Gloves & Scarf
â¢ Machaba Camp is built on ground level and is wheelchair friendly. Tent 5 (Family Tent) has railings in the toilet.
â¢ Because Botswana is a malaria area, precautions are recommended. All travellers coming from or going through countries which have been declared yellow fever infected areas must provide an international health certificate of vaccination for yellow fever upon arrival into Botswana.
â¢ The water in camp is safe to drink.
â¢ Machaba Camp has 220V plug points in all the tents which can be used to charge batteries and sleep
apnoea machines, however, are not suitable for hairdryers and electric shavers.
â¢ There is no wifi in the tents or main areas, wifi can be accessed near the office.
â¢ No children under 12 allowed to participate in Mokoro and Game Walk activities.
â¢ A maximum of 20kg of luggage per person is allowed for light aircraft flights, including hand luggage
and camera equipment. Please ensure that all luggage is soft-sided. Only bags without wheels are permitted. Luggage dimensions should not exceed 25cm (10 inches) wide, 30cm (12 inches) high and 62 cm (24 inches) long.
â¢ Passengers weighing between 110 â 120 kg (242 â 264 lbs.) please need to advise us when making a booking, so that we can in turn advise Mack Air for scheduling purposes. Passengers weighing over 120 kg (264 lbs.) will be expected to purchase an additional seat.
â¢ Rates are fully inclusive of accommodation, all meals, laundry, lodge activities, return vehicle airstrip transfers from Khwai , alcoholic & non-alcoholic beverages (excluding imported and premium drinks), levies & taxes
â¢ Rates exclude, international flights, internal flight transfers, premium imports, travel insurance, visas and discretionary tips.
Travelling with children
â¢ Children aged 5 years and younger stay free, children 6-11 pay standard child rate (50% of adult sharing rate). Children 12+ pay full adult rate.
â¢ No more than two children under 12 years of age in family luxury tent with two adults. (Additional children on request, please speak to reservations)
â¢ One child and one adult in standard luxury tent pay adult + child rate.
â¢ One adult permitted to stay in family luxury tent with two other adults at full adult rate.
â¢ It is mandatory for a private vehicle to be booked for guests travelling with children under the age of 6.
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