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Vumbura Plains

Vumbura Plains

About Vumbura Plains
Rooms: 14

Vumbura Plains is a luxury camp situated in a private safari concession in the extreme north of the Okavango Delta of Botswana. The camp comprises two separate seven-roomed camps, each with its own raised dining, lounge and bar area tucked beneath a canopy of cool, shady, indigenous trees and with a magnificent vista across the floodplains. A star-gazing deck with comfortable cushions protrudes into the floodplain.

Each large, luxurious room is raised off the ground on wooden decks and each comprises a bedroom, lounge, shower and bathroom with indoor and outdoor showers. It is open on three sides, and the billowing curtains between the various areas create the sense of a yacht floating through the floodplains. Each room also has a plunge pool and 'sala' - a comfortable area to lie and relax, watching the waving grasses of the floodplain.

Vumbura Plains offers both land and water activities, principally nature viewing in varied habitats in open 4x4 vehicles, nature walks, mokoro trips and boat excursions. Whilst exploring the spectacular ecology of this area, one can enjoy close-up viewing of lion, leopard, elephant, cheetah and buffalo along with all the plains game. Birding is fabulous here with immense species diversity and mind-boggling numbers.