A list of frequently asked questions.
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Where will I meet my guide?
Just tell us where is your port of arrival and we will pick you up there at the agreed time. Tell us the place of your next activity or departure and we will drop you there just in time.
Do I need a visa?
Yes. Regarding your visas, this is what you have to keep an eye on. First of all, it’s necessary to get the visas according to your itinerary. Please don’t forget to check if there is no need for multiple entry visa. Be sure you have more than 2 blank pages (at least 3) available in your passport. Check also if your passport is valid for at least 6 months after your departure from Africa.
Do I need immunization or malaria medication?
You should consult this with your doctor. There is certain risk regarding malaria, especially during the rainy season and the next months when there is still raining occasionally (from November to April). You can try to prevent getting bitten by using an insect repellent and use an effective prophylactic. However, we recommend to speak with your physician to ensure you have the necessary vaccinations.
Is travel insurance recommended?
Definitely yes. Make sure you are not relying on your credit card insurance, because it is often not enough. We have contracted to provide our guests travel insurance with the most comprehensive benefits possible. It may cost slightly more, but is well worth it.
Are there hospitals in case I get sick?
There are government and private hospitals all around the country. However, all guest are insured in the company. We are cooperating with local rescue services, e.g. Okavango air rescue, who operate 24/7 and they use helicopters to fly in as to find us in the bush.
In case of a tourist get sick while on safari, we will first apply first aid. Our guide will always carry a first aid with him on each safari, and he is a licensed level 2 first aider.
What's the climate like?
From November to February it’s rain season. In March and April, temperatures are still warm both day and night but the air is drier and the rains are less frequent. In May the rains are over. The nights are cooler with temperatures averaging to 15 with day times rising to 35, dropping to 5/25 in June. Then the weather is warming up, temperatures gradually rising up to 28 by night and up to 45 degrees Celsius by day in October. See also our safari calendar.
Where will we stay?
Our camping is focused on wildlife rather absolute luxury, just fancy enough to be comfortable and classy. We select camps to place guests as close to nature as possible without sacrificing comfort. Dine in an out door boma. Enjoy tea and coffee around the fire while listening to your guides round fire stories.
What to bring with me?
- Thick solid shoes that is not heavy, to prevent spines from piecing through to your feet.
- Long trousers and long sleeved shirt, to protect your skin against thorny bushes and direct sun rays.
- A wide brimmed hat to protect your face and neck, as the heat makes you sweat all the sun screen off.
- A Leather man or other pocket multi tool for pulling spines out of your shoes.
- Insect repellent, to ward off mosquitoes and flies, the company will provide as well.
- A high spf sun screen.
- A pair of sunglasses to protect yout eyes from direct rays of Africa.
- Neutral coloured clothes like brown, grey, khaki and green. To blend well with nature.
- A good camera with a good lens, not using phone as a primary tool for photography.
- A good binocular.
- Not to forget your medication.
And last but not least, sense of fun and a flexible attitude!
What is the food like?
Accommodation is on full board basis, including tea, coffee, juice, home made fresh bread and rusks before and during morning, The price is inclusive of all beverages, activities, 3 meal courses per person day.