John Chase Safaris is a luxury mobile safari operation offering guided tours of Botswana’s top destinations on a mobile camping basis. Spacious Meru-style tented accommodation with en suite bush bathrooms and bucket showers are complete with twin beds, floor rugs, canvas cupboard space, and shaded canvas verandahs.
All camping duties, from camp construction, to cooking, to drinks service is taken care of, leaving guests with only the responsibility to relax in these private campsites selected for their remoteness and their locations in some of the best wildlife regions in the country.
A minimum of 4, and a maximum of 12 people are accommodated in utmost comfort and style while experiencing the excitement of camping in the wild. No electricity in camp, but an inverter is available for charging of camera and mobile phone batteries. Both tailored itineraries, and set-departure trips are catered for, offering exclusivity and convenience for a variety of clientele.
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Weather+Climate in Botswana brings very hot, dry periods (September, October), and also very wet seasons (December-February). Winter (June, July, August) packs cold nights and mild, dry days, while November to February is hot and wet.
Temperatures in summer soar as high as 40°C bringing warm nights and humidity levels fluctuating between 50% and 80%. The average annual rainfall is 450mm and most of it falls between December and March in the form of heavy afternoon thunderstorms. In contrast, the winter nights can drop to barely above freezing in the Delta and the desert, although daytime temperatures at this time of year are mild to warm.
Wildlife+Before travelling, guests are encouraged to consult their local doctors on anti-malarial medication and preparation, however a repellent stick or spray is effective and should be utilised.
What to pack+The climate in Botswana brings very hot, dry periods and also very wet seasons. Winter (June, July, August) pack cold nights and mild, dry days. Depending on what time of year you travel, you will need certain essentials.
» Throughout the year, we recommend packing lightweight, neutral-coloured clothing with short sleeves
» Bring sun protection in the form of sunblock,sun hats, and glasses.
» Scarfs, jackets and gloves are needed for early mornings on the boat, especially in winter.
» Comfortable walking shoes are essential, as is sun protection in the form of hats, sunglasses and sun block.
» Bring along cameras, binoculars and recording gadgets to keep a record of the many wildlife sightings.
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