Safari vehicle in forest

Bush Ways’ User Guide – Series Outline

You have been thinking for a while about going on safari to Botswana. Maybe you have recently watched a documentary on television. Maybe a friend just came back from safari and can’t stop talking about it. Maybe just the words “safari” and “Botswana” have always made your head swirl.

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Planning Tips – Series Outline

It’s been a while since we promised to provide you with some tips and info you might need to plan your trip to Botswana with Bush Ways Safaris. You won’t have to wait for much longer now, it’s on its way!

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Water cup near lodge

Bush Ways opens Chobe Elephant Camp

01 November 2013, Botswana – Established Maun-based safari operator Bush Ways, is proud to announce the opening of their second lodge: Chobe Elephant Camp. This new lodge comes three years after opening the incredibly popular Sango Safari Camp which borders the famous Moremi Game Reserve in Botswana.

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Lions near vehicle

All You Need to Know & More

I have always considered that one starts traveling as soon as one starts planning and preparing for a trip. There is something unique and utterly thrilling in getting ready for “the great unknown” which is definitely part of the journey. Nowadays, it can seem quite easy to get all the necessary traveling information, since everything one needs to know is usually only a mouse-click away, but the task tends to quickly become frustrating and disconcerting as very often the vast amount of sources implies conflicting information along with the difficulty to figure out what really needs to be known and done

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Delta Sunset

First Memories of a Bush Ways Safari

I remember how it all started. I remember the early morning chill, the glowing sun a few meters above the horizon, the jeep proudly heading out of town towards the bush. I remember the first turn off into the bush to pick up some other guests staying in a lodge by the river and suddenly the scent of wild sage wrapped around us, growing ever stronger.

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Group photo of staffs Annual Training Week

Annual Training Week

Great excitement was had as the whole Bush Ways team gathered for our annual training week. This is the time of the year where we welcome new Field staff members to the team and have a great week of orientation where they get to know our management team, all the new staff and learn the Bush Ways standards that are expected.

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Zebra drinking water at nxai-pans

Nxai Pans

Last month I had the chance to spend a few days in Nxai Pan. February is one of my favourite times to visit as the summer rains bring a flush of nutrient rich grasses which drive one of the biggest migrations in Botswana.

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Lion resting in ground

Liuwa Plains, Zambia

Recently Marc and Heiko, our directors, visited Liuwa Plains National Park in Western Zambia to witness the annual wildebeest migration. The best time to visit is in November, just before the rainy season starts to fill the vaste grass plains with water rendering access impossible.

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