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Some sample itineraries
>4 Day Mana Walking Trail, Mana Pools National Park, Zimbabwe
>4 Day Canoe and Walking Trail, Mana Pools National Park, Zimbabwe
>2 Night, 3 Day Walking Trail, Okavango Delta, Botswana

>2 Night, 3 Day Walking Trail, Linyanti, Botswana
>7 Night Walking Trail, South Luangwa National Park, Zambia

2 Night, 3 Day Walking Trail,
Okavango Delta, Botswana

Chitabe Camp and Chitabe Trails Camp offers a two night Chitabe Walking Trail experience for those who want to be closest to nature. Guests will be accompanied by an armed and licensed "accredited" walking guide who will take them on the informative and adventurous walk through the grasslands and woodlands of the Okavango Delta. The party will sleep out at two of the hides which are located in the Chitabe concession. Both hides accommodate guests on elevated platforms and each guest will sleep in the hide under a mosquito net, but still being able to gaze up towards the spectacular African night sky. Long drop toilets and hot bucket showers will provide the ablution facilities. Dinners at the hide will be home cooked style meals on the open camp fire. Beautifully appointed dining tables and chairs will help complete the dining experience.

The two hides at Chitabe are located in very different habitats. One hide is situated on the edge of a floodplain which often contains water and enables one to see the wet side of the Okavango and the other hide is within the woodland on the edge of an extensive pan system, which often sees an abundance of elephant activity. The walking trail experience allows guests to get their feet on the ground and really feel, smell and touch Africa. We will walk for several hours a day, but it is not a strenuous walk and can be enjoyed by almost all guests. The absolute silence, except for the nocturnal sounds of the Okavango's insects and wildlife which one can experience by sleeping "out in the bush" is a magical one that all guests will mark as one of the highlights of their African safari. Guests can spend the first and/or their last night back at Chitabe Camp or Chitabe Trails Camp.

Camping under the Botswana Skies – Chitabe Hide to Hide Walking Trails

Total days and nights: 3 days / 2 nights

Itinerary description
Fully serviced Walking Trail. Guests walk ± 3–4 hours in the morning to a pre-prepared brunch site. Relax and siesta during the heat of the day. Then walk ± 1_ hours in the afternoon to the hide where a sundowner awaits them. A wonderful dinner is enjoyed and then overnight on the elevated hide platform before they set off again the next morning with similar walking times to the second hide. These safari’s are flexible to guests needs and vehicle back up is available should guests prefer to do a mixture of walking and driving to/from or between the hides.

Departs: Daily

Starts/Ends: Daily Chitabe airstrip or one of the Chitabe camps

• These Walking Trails operate between May and November only.
• Minimum 1 guest and maximum 4 guests (one Hide sleeps 4 guests and the other sleeps 6 guests so if staying at both then maximum 4 guests)
• Minimum age of 12 years

Includes: 2 nights camping in the Hides in the Chitabe concession, meals, drinks (excluding imported premium brands), services of a professional walking guide.