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Sanctuary Chobe Chilwero

Our rating

8/10

Price guide

Price rating 4

Highlights

- River Safaris
- Good facilities
- Excellent staff

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Overview

Sanctuary Chobe Chilwero is set on the edge of Chobe National Park above the Chobe River, northern Botswana. In the heart of elephant country and with particularly good river safaris this is a highly professional lodge, ideal for guests experiencing a safari for the first time.

The lodge boasts a whole host of facilities for a more relaxing stay. An impressive spa, large pool area and emphasis on fine dining make this a more exclusive accommodation.

A variety of activities are offered here, with the emphasis on game drives and river safaris. Famous in the Chobe area, river safaris provide a unique chance to spot wildlife from the water and you may even see elephants snorkelling across the river! Photographic and sundowner cruises are also included in the safari experience and additional fishing excursions and a day trip to Victoria Falls can be organised on request.

The accommodation at Chobe Chilwero is split into 14 cottages and a honeymoon suite. Each of the thatched cottages has indoor and outdoor showers, free-standing baths and their own private garden. The honeymoon suite also has a private plunge pool and deck area.

Children of all ages welcome. Chobe Chilwero runs a special kids programme that offers a variety of activities including ‘Safari Hunts’, kiddie croquet, walking safaris and pizza making, Menus and meal times are also flexible to suit family timings. Children under five can participate in game drives at the manager’s discretion and subject to booking a private vehicle.

Chobe Chilwero is a well-rounded, luxurious lodge that offers good game viewing and relaxing home comforts.

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  • Everything worked perfectly! We all found our trekking experience to be the best part of our adventures in Morocco. We were particularly pleased with our guide, Hussain; he did a brilliant job. He is thoughtful, knowledgable, and sweet. He represents you well.

    MissingJacob Moffat reviewing Atlas Valleys & Villages Comfort Treks on 09 March 2017

  • Thanks for organising an excellent holiday for us. It's my first time using Tourdust and I've been really impressed and will certainly be recommending you to friends and family. You provided an excellent level of service all the way through, and the bespoke nature of the trip was fantastic whilst being really good value for money.
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    If there was one build / thing I would change, it's a very small one but some candles / lanterns to use in the evening whilst camping would have made it easier to stay outside for a bit longer.

    MissingMark Dilley reviewing Boutique Marrakech & Atlas Mountains on 07 June 2016

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    Without exception, everyone was courteous and welcoming. Food was good ( and far too plentiful); accommodation clean. Above all-everything worked! A pick-up was promised for 9.00am. At 8.55 the doorbell rang. Impeccable.

    No praise is too high for the organisation and staff. I am definitely going back.

    MissingTerence Humphreys reviewing Classic Atlas Valleys & Villages Trek on 16 May 2016

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