Travel reviews

Travel reviews by Mr & Mrs H from Scotland

Namibia and Botswana May 2016

On this trip, I visited Botswana & Namibia between 4-May-2016 and 26-May-2016 and I travelled with 1 other person.

Overall my trip experience was:


This was an incredible trip giving us treasured memories and a desire to visit this fascinating continent again.

The trip was a long time in the planning. I love to research and plan our trips but felt I needed help on this one. Taking into account our budget limit, numerous discussions and e-mail exchanges with Tracy Lederer took place before settling on our final itinerary. Tracy was always enthusiastic, patient and above all knowledgeable. We certainly would not have had the great trip we had without her. All arrangements for the trip went without a hitch but it was reassuring to know that help was just at the end of a phone should the need arise.

Crucial to our enjoyment was the variety which was included in our trip;
We were self driving in Namibia and had our transport organised in Botswana.
We stayed in very different camps/lodges, some humble some much more luxurious and one stay on a boat.
We experienced land based and water based activities.
We had a day trip to Victoria Falls.

The Bradt Guides and all of the detailed information which was sent to us prior to departure was very much appreciated.

Expert Africa will be our choice for our next trip.

I stayed at and have reviewed:

Place Overall rating
Hilltop Guesthouse, Namibia
4-May-2016 review: Top marks for Hilltop Guesthouse
Anderssons Camp, Namibia (this camp has since closed)
5-May-2016 review: Anderssons Camp Exceeded Expectations
Onguma Tented Camp, Namibia
7-May-2016 review: Onguma Tented Camp - Wonderful
Hakusembe River Lodge, Namibia
10-May-2016 review: Hakusembe Lodge - a good stopover
Ndhovu Safari Lodge, Namibia
11-May-2016 review: Ndhovu Safari Lodge - a special place
Nambwa Tented Lodge, Namibia
13-May-2016 review: Nambwa Tented Lodge - A Great Experience
Garden Lodge, Botswana
16-May-2016 review: Garden Lodge - The Place to Stay in Kasane
Chobe Princesses, Botswana
18-May-2016 review: Chobe Princess - An enjoyable experience
Muchenje Safari Lodge, Botswana
20-May-2016 review: Muchenje Safari Lodge- A Wonderful Stay
Little Kwara, Botswana
22-May-2016 review: Little Kwara- Mixed Feelings