Moving south to the magnificent Okavango Delta, you will settle into your home for the next three nights - Vumbura Plains. This is an achingly stylish camp with a modern look and excellent range of facilities. The Vumbura reserve in the east of the Okavango is particularly pretty, with open plains, tall palm trees and pristine waterways. The game viewing is varied and exciting. Predators include lion, cheetah, leopard and wild dog. Numerous plains game are resident in the area, including the beautiful sable and roan antelope. Big herds of buffalo roam this area and frequently clash with the lion prides delivering some explosive game viewing.
A full range of activities are offered here, including game drives (day and night), walking, mokoro and boating - water levels permitting. Hot air ballooning is also possible at an additional cost.
Days are spent exploring the concession with morning, afternoon and evening drives. On the water you can explore by mokoro and boat - offering a completely different perspective from the vehicle. Guided walks are also an option here and offer a fascinating insight into the skills your guide has learned as he shares his knowledge of tracking animals and the flora and fauna in the area. Vumbura is one of the few camps which can access the only hot air ballooning site in the Okavango making this the perfect spot for this unique activity. Prior booking is essential and comes at an extra cost. Alternatively scenic helicopter rides are available, highly recommended and also at an additional cost.
Back at camp - each of the huge guest rooms features a spacious private deck with an outside resting area and swimming pool to relax between activities. A mini bar, tea and coffee making facilities and other thoughtful touches ensure you will be extremely comfortable and spoilt during your stay at Vumbura plains. Rooms come equipped with yoga mats for stretching out after your drives. Spa treatments are available too.