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Botswana

Savute

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Savute Safaris

Bordering the Okavango Delta and just southeast of the Linyanti Marshes, the Savute region is one is one of the most iconic places for lions and hyenas to battle it out. Connected to the Linyanti by the Savute Channel, the waterway dried up for almost 30 years, before starting to flow again in 2008.

Highlights

  • A known battle ground for lion prides and hyena
  • Take in the ancient San rock paintings at Gubatsa Hills
  • Witness large concentrations of African bull elephants
  • Uncover exceptional bird watching experiences, with over 300 species
  • Experience thrilling wildlife sightings and safari game drives

Iconic Activities

  • 4 WD Safari Icon 4WD Safari
  • Birdwatching Icon Birdwatching
  • Night Drive Icon Night Drive
  • Cultural Experience Icon Cultural Experience
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Enriching encounters

ICONIC WILDLIFE

Whether you want to tick the Big Five off your bucket list or seek out specific safari species, our expert guides reveal the typical wildlife sightings to expect in the Savute

  • Spotted Hyena
    Spotted Hyena
  • Lion
    Lion
  • Leopard
    Leopard
  • Kudu
    Kudu
  • Hippo
    Hippo
  • Elephant
    Elephant
  • Cheetah
    Cheetah
  • Buffalo
    Buffalo
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TRIPS TO INSPIRE

From majestic wildlife to out of this world natural wonders, enchanting beaches and intriguing cities, every bespoke Mahlatini journey is thrilling. Unsure where to visit? Whether it’s a bucket-list adventure, a milestone celebration or simply a much-needed escape, experience the joy with this inspiring selection of favorites.

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  • Flights and transfers included
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When to visit

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