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Jao Camp (Okavango Delta) Botswana

   Top of the line, luxury Premier Accommodation.

The African Lion!

The animal everybody wants to see on an safari!

The African Leopard - Stealth, as best as can be!

Leopards are easily recognized by their stunning rosette patterned coats. But why are they so difficult to spot when you are on your game drive?

Hartmann's Mountain Zebras - Etendeka Region (Damaraland), Namibia

Hartmann's Mountain Zebras live in small groups, are agile climbers and live in steep and arid conditions.

DumaTau Camp (Chobe / Linyanti Region) Botswana

DumaTau is a Classic Camp owned by Wilderness Safaris, east of the source of the Savuti Channel

The White Rhino

The White Rhino is the largest species of rhino that exists. Now under constant threat of being poached for its horn.

Elephant Bull, Jao Concession, Botswana

Jao offers an excellent all round Okavango experience, with game drives, mekoro excursions, guided walks and boating available.

DumaTau Camp (Chobe / Linyanti Region) Botswana

DumaTau is a Classic Camp owned by Wilderness Safaris, east of the source of the Savuti Channel

The magnificent Sable Antelope! (Davisons Camp) Hwange, Zimbabwe

One of Africa's most impressive antelopes!

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Louis van Tonder and Terri New - Your Hosts on Safari!

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Set deep inside the Lower Zambezi National Park, Chiawa Camp enjoys the prime location in the Lower Zambezi. This area is still unspoilt as it is new to Tourism.



The Red Lechwe is a semiaquatic antelope that practically lives in shallow water.

With hooves designed to stand strong in soft and muddy ground, the red lechwe is extremely fast when running through water, but awkward running on land..

Leroo la Tau - Set on the banks of the Boteti River, Makgadikgadi Pans, Botswana.

Populated by up to 30,000 zebra and wildebeest accompanied by predators, guests can experience the exhilaration of seeing large concentrations of game!

Sanctuary Swala Camp - Tarangire National Park, Tanzania

Sanctuary Swala is located in an exceptionally private section of Tarangire National Park, offering visitors a luxurious and very exclusive safari experience.

Sanctuary Olonana Camp - Masai Mara Game Reserve, Kenya, Tanzania

Sanctuary Olonana is located in an exceptionally private section of the Masai Mara, close to where the movie Out of Africa, was filmed.

Savute Elephant Camp - Chobe National Park, Botswana

The camp is located on the Savute Channel in Chobe National Park, which is in the rugged, semi-arid wilderness region of far northern Botswana

Elephant Bedroom Camp, Samburu National Reserve, Kenya.

Set on the banks of the Ewaso Nyiro River in Samburu National Reserve surrounded by Doum palms and other beautiful indigenous trees and shrubs.

Stanley's Lodge - Okavango Delta, Botswana.

Stanley's Lodge is located in a private concession in the Okavango Delta, Bordering the Moremi Game Reserve

Singita Boulders Lodge, Sabi Sand Game Reserve, South Africa.

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Tongabezi Lodge, Livingstone / Vic Falls, Zambia.

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Wilderness Air - Connecting you to the Wilderness!

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Jao Camp (Okavango Delta) Botswana

 

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Location:

Jao Camp is located on a large, remote island in a private concession in Botswana , bordering the Moremi Game Reserve in the heart of the Okavango Delta .

With varied habitats ranging from waterways and lagoons to dry Kalahari grasslands and open floodplains, Jao Camp can offer both land and water experiences, depending on the current flood levels.

This luxury camp is a tranquil base for a wonderful Okavango Delta Safari experience.


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Accommodation:

Jao Camp has nine spacious, beautiful tents, each individually handcrafted. These twin-bedded canvas and thatched rooms are situated beneath a canopy of shady trees and have en-suite facilities, as well as an outdoor shower for the more adventurous.

Built on raised decks, each has a private sala for afternoon siestas and offers wonderful views of the spectacular surrounding floodplains of Botswana. In addition to the lounge and dining area, there are two plunge pools and an outdoor boma for dining under the stars, complemented by wines from an excellent wine cellar. Jao Camp also has a spa where a wide range of massage therapies are offered.

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Facilities:

The main dining lounge and pub area is under cool thatch beneath the tree canopy and there is also a pool. We also have an outdoor boma for dining under the stars.

En suite facilities include a bath, flush toilet, basins, as well as an outdoor shower. Each room has a "sala" for midday siestas with a wonderful view.

The main dining, lounge and pub areas are under cool thatch beneath the tree canopy.

The camp has a pool. We also have an outdoor "kgotla" (Botswana's version of a boma) for dining under the stars. Raised walkways connect the rooms to the dining room and lounge.



Game Viewing / Activities:

Jao offers an excellent all round Okavango experience, with game drives, mokoro excursions, short guided walks and boating available. Being outside the Moremi Game Reserve, night drives are permitted, which allows guests to view the nocturnally active animals in the area.

Mekoro, boat trips, fishing, nature walks (which must be requested prior to travel), day and night game drives and birding are usually on offer all year round due to the abundance of wildlife in Botswana. There are two platform hides in the concession.

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During an unusually high flood season, game drives begin by boating out to a nearby Hunda Island where the vehicles are waiting, and the drive begins from there. Huge herds of red lechwe can be seen, followed by their primary predator - prides of lion.

Other game typical of Botswana include elephant, buffalo, leopard, tsessebe, zebra and wildebeest, hippo and crocodile. Many bird species are resident such as Meyer's Parrot, African Harrier Hawk, Black egret, Coppery-tailed Coucal, Malachite Kingfisher, Hamerkop and Black Crake being some of the avian treasures found at Jao Camp.

 

  Accommodation Rates:- From $1,242 per person per night sharing.   Please contact us for a quote and suggested itinerary

 

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