Chobe Bakwena Lodge
Includes: meals, limited drinks, laundry (5 items per stay), 6 x activities, 3 x park fees and Kasane airport/ Zambia or Zimbabwe border transfersExcludes: premium and imported wines, spirits, brandy & whiskey, visa fees if required & additional activitiesActivities: game drives, boat cruise, village walk or cycle, full day trip to Zimbabwe (accounts for 2 activities) Bakwena Lodge is situated near the Chobe National Park on the banks of the Chobe River near the village of Kazangula. The name Bakwena embraces the surrounding culture of Botswana, meaning ‘people of the crocodile’ and is also one of the largest tribes in Botswana. Bakwena Lodge features ten rondavel-style river view chalets (including one family unit), and five tree top chalets. The river view chalets sit at ground level with small, private decks in front surrounded by indigenous riverine bush, looking towards the Chobe River. The treetop chalets are elevated three metres above the ground on stilts, with large, private decks looking into the tree canopy. Both river view and treetop chalets offer twin or double beds, as well as an indoor and outdoor shower. The River view family chalet offers two bedrooms with a shared bathroom (with indoor and outdoor shower).The personal touch of owners can be felt from the hand-selected furniture to the food served at meal times where simple, African-fusion dishes, inspired by traditional Tswana cuisine are offered. The swimming pool and main area with its lounge, restaurant and Rain Tree bar overlooking the river offers guests a relaxed atmosphere to unwind in.Activities include game drives or river cruises in the Chobe National Park. The option to engage in a village tour or bicycle ride to the world’s only four nation border or village can be arranged with management on arrival.