Southern Africa: Testimonials
I would definitely recommend you to others so 10 out of 10. Inyati Lodge and the guides and people that worked there were so nice. We had such a great time. We saw all of the big 5 animals as well as many others and our guide, Matt, was able to get so close to the animals.
Kelly A., Victoria, Australia
4-day Kruger/Sabi Sands Safari
We loved Botswana, the National Parks, and our Safaris. Camp Linyanti was special because we were the only visitors. So, we had private safari’s for 3 days with Moses. He was a great guide and host. It was a little remote which is why tourists may not go there and it was more rustic (with the shower outside). There were no electric fences, so animals (elephants, hippos, wart hogs, and baboons) roamed our camp at night which was very authentic. The food was very good and the service is fantastic. On the last night, the 5 hosts entertained us with singing and dancing, but we quickly joined in the merriment. We only saw 1 other jeep each day. We saw elephants, hippos, crocodiles, wart hogs, giraffes, kudu, baboons, etc.
Camp Moremi and Camp Xugana were owned by the same company and are run very well. It is a more elegant experience than Camp Linyanti but not necessarily better. Just slicker with nicer accommodations. Again, we only saw one or two of the camp’s jeeps or boats each day. So, there are never crowded situations. Since we went on numerous jeep safaris, it was nice to do the boat and walking safaris at Camp Xugana. They had the best Boma.
In Moremi, we saw lions, wildebeest, and all of the others from camp linyanti. In Xugana, we saw elephants and hippos from the boat which is a better way to see water animals. Also, we tracked and saw wild dogs. We did not see Rhinos or Leopards since they are in dryer areas (maybe Kalahari desert).
The luggage we took was perfect for the small planes. We bought Duffel bags on wheels from LL Bean measuring 22”x12”x12”.
The entire trip was very smooth. The guides, the pilots, the hosts are very pleasant and the service is excellent.
11-day Botswana + Vic Falls