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Abu Camp is situated in a 400 000-acre private reserve in the heart of the Okavango Delta. The camp has 6 luxurious tents that are located under a shady canopy in an ancient riverine forest. The tents have a unique and wonderful design with a private viewing deck overlooking the lagoon.
Each tent at Abu has beautiful en-suite facilities with a shower and a bath. The dining / bar areas are on raised wooden decks that wind around African Ebony and Sycamore Fig trees. The lounge and dining tent has beautiful big sofas, with a breathtaking view over the lagoon and also features a well-stocked library and a study.
Guests at Abu Camp are invited to share with the resident elephant family what is, without doubt, the ultimate elephant education safari. The elephant experiences offer many magical moments including interacting with the resident herd of eight elephants by riding or walking with them, as well as with the herds of wildlife in the area.
Abu also offers game drives, night drives, walks and mokoro (dugout canoe) safaris - as well as the most intimate elephant learning experience in Africa. For those looking for the ultimate in bush luxury and exclusivity, Abu Private Villa is situated across the lagoon - a short five-minute drive away. This villa can accommodate four guests or a family with children.
Game at Abu Camp:
Plains game is abundant in the area, from giraffe, zebra, elephant, impala, tssessebe and lechwe to wildebeest, buffalo and warthogs. The camp's resident pride of lion should announce their presence at some time during your stay, and it is very likely that you will hear them calling at night. Abu Camp offers an exclusive three-night four-day Elephant Back Safari. (Set departure. Twice weekly Saturday to Tuesday and Tuesday to Friday) The Okavango Delta is formally classified as dry and semi-arid with high temperatures and a pronounced winter dry season.
Due to its elevation the climate is more temperate than tropical. It has its annual flood during May-September (varies). During the winter months of June, July, and August the nights and early mornings can be cold. December and January are hot, with the wet season between November and March.
Rain comes almost exclusively in the form of thunderstorms that occur in the late afternoon and early evening. The average monthly humidity lies between 30% and 70%.
Getting to Abu Camp
Maun is the gateway to the Okavango Delta and is thereafter accessed by light aircraft. You will be met at Maun airport by a member of Elephant Back Safaris staff and transferred to your charter flight to camp - a short 30-minute flight. There is a luggage restriction on this flight of 10kg (22lbs) per person, soft sided luggage please - no suitcases. Excess luggage can be stored in our Maun office.