|Latest Travel Offers
Visit Botswana for less in 2011. Check out these new travel offers below, then contact your favorite travel advisor to book a 2011 vacation:
"Choose Your Sanctuary" with Sanctuary Retreats
There has never been a better time to enjoy a safari in Botswana. With four luxury camps in Botswana, Sanctuary Retreats is pleased to extend their “Choose your Sanctuary” offer to include high season! Book any combination of their safari camps and lodges in Botswana in 2011 and your first night will be ABSOLUTELY FREE! Please note, offer excludes Sanctuary Chief’s Camp, a minimum of five nights must be booked and offer is valid for travel from 1 November – 31 December, 2011. For more information, please visit www.sanctuaryretreats.com or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Kwando Safaris’ “HOT” October Special
October is a prime game viewing month in Botswana! This October, Kwando Safaris is making it more affordable for everyone to come explore the magic of Botswana! Book 6 nights at ANY Kwando camp and the two most expensive nights will be reduced to the November rate! This offer is good for new bookings only and not in conjunction with any other offers. For more information, please visit www.kwando.co.bw or email Linda@kwando.co.bw.
Photographic Workshops with Orient-Express
A picture is worth a thousand words and this year Orient-Express wants you to do less talking and more snapping! Capture your wildlife experiences forever with their photographic workshops. Offering two workshops, one in August and one in November, with acclaimed nature photographer, Morkel Erasmus, only six privileged guests will experience the adventure of a lifetime while learning how to capture their discoveries forever in a fresh, evocative way. Guests will also learn photographic techniques, both in-camera and post-processing, to enhance future travels. This course will not only include the spectacular wildlife and bird sightings that Botswana has to offer, but also time spent capturing the breathtaking landscape of the area around the lodges, both in the day and at night. An unforgettable 35-minute scenic helicopter flight over the game-rich Okavango Delta will present the opportunity for breathtaking aerial shots. Whatever the skill level, whatever the equipment, Morkel will assist all in learning how to best use the equipment to capture vivid images of the experiences with Orient-Express. For more information, please visit www.orient-express.com or email email@example.com.
Latest Wildlife Sightings
You won't need your binoculars to see the latest wildlife sightings sent to us from our camps. Read on...
&Beyond’s Nxabega Camp’s Surprise Visitor
From under a canopy of African ebony trees, Nxabega Okavango Tented Camp faces out over expansive lagoons and channels. The nine private tented suites are strung out on either side of the handsome thatched guest areas of the camp. Accommodations fit for a King and Queen and last month, accommodations fit for a leopard! This new guest has been carrying out surprise inspections at Camp, from rearranging cushions on the guest veranda to room inspections! No need to worry, at &Beyond there is always a team of knowledgeable, trained security guards on hand to ensure guest safety at all times. For more sightings at &Beyond Camps, please visit Wild Watch by clicking here. For more information on &Beyond, please visit www.andbeyondafrica.com
Cubs, Cubs, Cubs with the Elephant Trails Safari Co.
Young animals always have a special appeal and few have more appeal than cubs, be they lion, leopard or hyena. On a recent Photographic Workshop safari to Savuti, Moremi, and Nxai Pan, the Elephant Trails Safari Co. and guests were lucky enough to encounter lion, hyena and cheetah cubs. Not only are they fantastic photographic subjects, just watching their behavior, be it playing, feeding or just sleeping, is undoubtedly one of the most rewarding experiences on safari. More importantly, though, seeing healthy cubs means that there is promise for the future! For more updates from the Elephant Trails Safari Co. or information, please visit www.elephanttrails.com or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
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Grand Prize Winner for The Last Lions Sweepstakes Announced
The Last Lions Sweepstakes was a roaring success! Now, for what you all have been anxiously awaiting. Drum roll please. Dan K in Texas has won the Grand Prize sweepstakes trip - an amazing, once-in-a-lifetime trip for two to explore the lush landscapes, rich wildlife and captivating culture of Botswana. Come September, Dan and his guest will visit the Okavango Delta, where The Last Lions was filmed, on a 12-day private safari. Congratulations Dan, we can’t wait to hear all about it!
We also want to take the time to thank each and every one of you for your participation and support. Even though a winner has been announced, we all can still continue to make a difference. Watch and share The Last Lions trailer with your family and friends. Let’s keep The Last Lions legacy alive and help the lion and other big cat conservation efforts in Botswana! For more information, please click here.
Tuli Safari Lodge Nominated for World Travel Award
The Tuli magic strikes again! Tuli Safari Lodge has been nominated as Botswana’s Leading Safari Lodge in the World Travel Awards. The World Travel Awards serves to acknowledge, reward and celebrate excellence across all sectors of the global travel and tourism industry. It is a wonderful accomplishment just to get nominated, but if you want the lodge to win this award, you need to vote! You can visit www.worldtravelawards.com/vote to cast your vote!