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Travel reviews by Sheffs from USA

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Total number of trips

1

Countries visited

1

Lodges stayed in

4

Excursions taken

0

Our May 2015 trip/Beautiful Africa

Botswana between 17 May 2015 and 26 May 2015

Trip rating: Excellent
"The trip was wonderful. We clocked over 100 new bird species and all the animals we could imagine except rhino. Loved the night sounds--hippo and lions plus others!

We liked all 4 lodges very much. Best were Xigera and Vumbra Plain. Little Vumbra needs a bit of spiffing up. Sandibe was amazing...a bit wierd, but VERY comfy and attractive. Beds everywhere were wonderful.

The staff and the guides were terrific....always knowledgable and very pleasant. Food was excellent -- as was the wine. Perhaps too much food, too often.

Just for you to know, wifi at both Sandibe and Vumbra Plain...and hair dryers. Also outlets for re-charging at every single place.

There were too many high points to mention!

Suggestions to help us improve our trips or our service:

No. You are doing a great job, and we've recommended you (Tracy) and Expert Africa to several friends...even some who were with other safari groups.

Special thanks to Tracy for suggesting to the various camps that we have accomodation close to the center. My knees were very appreciative.

Wilderness planes were not as comfortable or clean as MacAir planes.

Can you send email of general manager of Vumbra Plains or Chris the food/beverage manager?"

Arranged By Tracy Lederer


Xigera Safari Lodge

Xigera Safari Lodge

"Xigera"

2 nights Arrived 17 May 2015
"We loved it. The cabin was comfortable, and we saw lots of birds, and some game from our back porch.

The staff were very nice, and guides were excellent.

The outdoor Boma dinner our last night was fabulous. Singing and dancing were marvelous."
Excellent
Location
Good
Service
Excellent
Activities
Excellent
Rooms
Excellent
Food
Good
Facilities
Excellent
Sandibe Safari Lodge

Sandibe Safari Lodge

"Sandibe Safair Lodge"

3 nights Arrived 19 May 2015
"The Lodge is wonderful. The architecture is dramatic, with sweeping views over the plains.

The bedroom was very big and comfortable, and there was a large porch with a small pool outside.

The staff and guides were outstanding. We really felt that we became friends with several."
Excellent
Location
Excellent
Service
Good
Activities
Excellent
Rooms
Excellent
Food
Excellent
Facilities
Excellent
Little Vumbura

Little Vumbura

"Little Vumbura"

2 nights Arrived 22 May 2015
"It is a very pleasant lodge, with comfortable rooms.

The staff and guides were very good."
Good
Location
Good
Service
Excellent
Activities
Excellent
Rooms
Good
Food
Excellent
Facilities
Good
Vumbura Plains

Vumbura Plains

"Vumbura Plains review"

2 nights Arrived 24 May 2015
"We loved Vumbura Plains. The site is wonderful and the Lodge is lovely.

The guides were very good and we saw lots of game."
Excellent
Location
Excellent
Service
Excellent
Activities
Excellent
Rooms
Excellent
Food
Excellent
Facilities
Excellent

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