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Abu Camp - Package from ± USD 8,610 - 3 nights

Abu Camp provides guests with the extraordinary privilege of interacting with African elephants, of being part of an elephant herd, meeting each individual and beginning to understand what makes the largest land mammal tick. This is possibly the ultimate elephant educational safari. Set in age-old riverine forest, Abu Camp consists of five en-suite tents designed in a unique “Afro- Bedouin” style: wide, airy and blending in well with the natural surroundings. Abu Camp, set in a pristine pocket of riverine forest, is situated in a vast private reserve of 180 000 hectares in the heart of the Okavango Delta.

The Camp                        
An imaginative use of canvas and pole has created a unique style of tent which has been called Afro-Bedouin: high, wide and airy, blending in flawlessly with the natural surroundings. Each of the five en-suite accommodation units has its own distinctive furnishings and fittings, many of them antique, imparting an air of opulence amid the bush setting. Each tent has its own private elevated teak deck sculpted around one of the lofty sycomore figs or jackalberry trees with vistas the likes of which only the Okavango Delta can boast.

Each tent has its own tree-shaded deck overlooking the lagoon, which thrives with bird and animal life.The lounge and dining tent has a breathtaking view over the lagoon and features a well-stocked library and a study. Sundowners around a traditional campfire are followed by five-star meals complemented by award-winning wines. The elephant encounters include riding and walking with the herd through the bush. Abu also offers game drives, night drives, walks and mokoro trips to view the abundance of game in the area.

Well-lit pathways link the Abu Camp tents with the main lounge and dining area. High vaulted tenting opens out onto a tiered teak deck surrounding a giant termite mound, one of the characteristic sights of the Okavango Delta. The lounge is replete with comfortable antique furnishings and boasts an absorbing library of field guides and illustrated volumes on the wildlife surrounding the camp, as well as throughout the Okavango Delta. A well-stocked bar provides drinks and cocktails for post-safari sundowners around a camp fire while most of the meals are taken al fresco on the deck. Nearby a secluded plunge pool enables guests to cool off and relax.

With its shady trees and views overlooking the tranquil lagoon, Abu Camp is a haven of peace and seclusion.

Activities                        
Abu Camp is unique in the Okavango Delta in that it allows guests to interact with the resident elephant herd, meeting each individual and initiating a journey into the complex behaviour of the largest land mammal on Earth. Guests at Abu Camp are invited to become part of the elephant herd during their stay: watching the evening feeding, sharing the simple joy of a frolicking youngster, and accompanying them on foot as they move through the bush. These elephant encounters provide unforgettable magical moments. And viewing wildlife from atop an elephant allows a closer approach to other animals than can be achieved when simply walking as an obvious human figure.

Abu Camp also offers morning and afternoon game drives, night drives and nature walks to view the abundance of fauna and flora in the area. During the seasonal floods of the Okavango Delta, guests are invited to take to the waters in the mokoros, the traditional poled craft used in the Okavango Delta.

Year round multi-activity camp.
-  Day and Night game drives via 2 x open Land Rovers (each vehicle has 9 seats of which 6 are window seats). 
-  Walking safaris.
-  Water game viewing via mokoro.
-  Bird watching.
-  Fishing with a limited supply of basic equipment is on offer seasonally - catch and release basis.

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Price Range and Payments PRICE
3 nights all inclusive
Package from ± USD 8,610
Single supplement ± USD 2,600
Child sharing reats available on request (6-12 years)
Currency: Rands and USD
Mode of Payment: Bank Transfer,
Deposit: 30% deposit to confirm reservation.
Balance: due 8 weeks prior to arrival.

CANCELLATION
-More than 8 weeks , 100% of the deposit;
-Less than 8 weeks , 55% of the tour price;
-Less than 4 weeks , 70% of the tour price;
-Less than 3 weeks , 80% of the tour price;
-Less than 2 weeks , 100% of the tour price
Services Included in the Price INCLUDED
- All accommodation on a shared basis.
- All meals.
- Excursions and transfers as included in the quote.
- 2 game activities per day one in the morning and the other in the afternoon.
- Services of the lodge guides and staff.
- Relevant park fees and entrance fees as specified in the quote.
- Local drinks and soft drinks.
- Laundry.
- Air transfers from Windhoek International Airport.
- Accommodation taxes, the applicable Tourism Levies and all relevant Value Added Tax (VAT) or Government Sales Tax (GST).
How to get to us. CHARTER FLIGHT
Your travel package includes private charter flights from Livingstone International Airport / Kasane / Maun. A camp representative will collect you from the airport and make sure you catch your connecting charter flight to the Lodge. Thus you need only to get to Livingstone International Airport / Kasane / Maun and from there you will looked after by one of your Lodge representatives.
Luggage allowance is strictly 20kg per person.
Recommendations Luggage notes:
1. Luggage on Wilderness Air air transfers in Botswana is restricted to 20 kg (44lbs) per person including camera equipment and hand luggage.
2. All baggage must be in a soft bag without wheels or frame in order to fit into the aircraft luggage compartment.
3. If guests do not require their excess luggage to accompany them throughout their safari, and are arriving as well as departing from Maun Airport, we can make arrangements for the excess luggage to be stored in our Maun operations office at no extra cost. The luggage is handed back to the guests at Maun Airport on the day of departure. Please note that Wilderness Safaris and its staff cannot accept responsibility for stored luggage so guests must please ensure that they are in possession of full travel insurance including luggage cover. It is not advisable to leave valuable items in stored
luggage.
4. If guests want the excess luggage to be transferred with them for the duration of the safari, they can purchase an extra seat in the aircraft. This extra seat allows for a maximum of 70 kg (154 lbs) excess weight, on the proviso that the bag(s) conforms to the dimensions 40 x 40 x 80 cms (16 x 16 x 31 inches); soft bag i.e. no wheels/frame/rigid structures; able to physically fit onto a light aircraft seat; able to be physically secured with one seatbelt; will not impact on the comfort of other guests on the flight. Extra cost: US$ 125.00 per seat per air transfer nett.
5. If guests do not require the excess luggage to accompany them and are arriving at Maun but departing from Kasane Airport (or vice versa), we can arrange for the excess luggage to be transferred between the two. This "seat in plane" allows for a maximum of 70 kg (154 lbs) excess weight, on the proviso that the bag(s) conforms to the dimensions 40 x 40 x 80 cms (16 x 16 x 31 inches); soft bag i.e. no wheels/frame/rigid structures; able to physically fit onto a light aircraft seat; able to be physically secured with one seatbelt; will not impact on the comfort of other guests on the flight. The luggage is returned to the guests on the day of departure at either Kasane or Maun Airport (as applicable). Extra cost: US$ 95.00 per seat per air transfer nett.other guests on the flight. The luggage is returned to the guests on the day of departure at either Kasane or Maun Airport (as applicable). Extra cost: US$ 95.00 per seat per air transfer nett.
High / Low Seasons Medium - Mid December to early January
Low - Early January to April
Meduim -April to Mid June
High - Mid June to November
Low - November to Mid December
Medium - Mid December to early January
Facilities Available Bar Service is available. Barbeque can be organized. Binocular available on tours. Canoe tour can be booked. Families are welcome. Game Drive can be booked. International Calls can be made. Laundry Service is available on request. Local or Private Airstrip is available. Mosquito Net is available. Secure Parking is available. Small Aircrafts can be booked. Swimming pool is available.
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About Us

Tresso Travel

Tresso Travel is a small travel operator located in Johannesburg, South Africa. Graham Green is the co/owner and manager and will be your point of contact at all times.

The owners of this lodge/camp have a policy that the general public are not able to book directly with them, and thus have to book through an agent. As such, we have placed ourselves in this capacity to give you the opportunity to book directly through us for the services of this lodge/camp.

Tresso Travel has a great relationship with the owners here and will offer you the best services possible in this regard.

We also specialise in setting up Safari packages around Southern Africa, and are heavily involved with wildlife conservation which gives you the opportunity to become involved in wildlife conservation as a mere supporter or as a hands on assistant in some cases.

We trust you will enjoy your stay, and take wonderful memories home with you.

Assuring you of our best services at all times.

Graham Green

Terms & Conditions
TERMS & CONDITIONS

Between Tresso Travel (Schaefer Green Trading CC ) and the Client.

DEPOSIT AND PAYMENT POLICY
- Once a booking has been confirmed to us, we will change the booking’s status from “provisional” to “confirmed” on condition that you have paid the non-refundable deposit of 30%.
- Full payment is due eight weeks prior to arrival date, after which our cancellation fees escalate in accordance with our cancellation policy.

CANCELLATION
Cancellations are only effective on receipt of written notification.
- If cancellation is prior to 8 weeks before departure your deposit is forfeited.
- If your cancellation is made after the due date for full payment of your tour fare,
charges will be levied.

The scale of charges, expressed as a percentage of the tour prices, is as follows:
- More than 8 weeks notice ~ Deposit forfeited.
- Less than 8 weeks notice ~ 55%.
- Less than 4 weeks notice ~ 70%
- Less than 3 weeks notice ~ 80%.
- Less than 2 weeks notice ~ 100%.
Should you fail to join a safari or join it after departure or leave it prior to its completion, no safari fare refund can be made.

CHANGE OF BOOKING
After your booking has been confirmed, should you wish to change to an earlier departure date, you may do so subject to availability by paying a transfer fee of US$25. Normal cancellation fees apply if you wish to postpone your departure.

PLEASE NOTE
Please ensure that you are aware of our booking conditions. Taking this journey with us implies your acceptance of these conditions.
Prior to confirming the booking, each guest must take out comprehensive travel, medical, cancellation, curtailment and default insurance for the duration of their trip.
Due to the remote areas in which we operate, it is vital that all guests are covered for emergencies and other unforeseen circumstances. We will not be held responsible for any guest travelling without insurance.
The relevant cancellation policy applies should the guest fail to join or start their safari/journey for any reason, including airline delays or missed connections. Please ensure adequate travel insurance is in place for this eventuality.
Due to the logistics of travelling on a safari to remote areas, we strongly recommend that all guests read the literature provided. Should there be any further queries, please feel free to contact your journey specialist.

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