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Makgadikgadi Salt Pans, Northeast Botswana

San Camp is situated on the edge of the vast and mysterious Makgadikgadi Salt Pans, the remnant of an extinct super lake that once covered most of Botswana. Turn 360° and nothing crosses the eye but the bowl of the sky. This is God’s own minimalism.

Classic white tents stand majestically on the shore of an enormous sparkling salt pan, each sheltered by a cluster of stately desert palms. Pared down safari elegance with minimal ecological impact is combined with spectacular vistas.

San Camp runs almost entirely on solar energy, thus dramatically reducing the use of fossil fuels. Expert guiding, incredibly friendly habituated meerkats, unique desert species, old-world safari styling and superb cuisine all come together to create an experience that is completely different to any other.

Facilities include a magnificent mess tent contains a small natural history museum and library, a tea tent spread with cushions provides a sheltering sanctuary and a tented yoga pavilion. San Camp has a reputation for delicious, fresh and original menus. Plated meals are elegantly presented and indulgent, decadent teas are served daily.

San Camp Information

  • Location: Makgadikgadi Salt Pans, Northeast Botswana
  • Accommodation: San Camp accommodates a maximum of 12 guests
  • Facilities: Mess tent with small natural history museum and library, tea tent, tented yoga pavillion
  • Activities: Safari
  • Weather: San Camp is open during the Dry Winter Season – 16th Apr to 31st Oct
  • Children: Welcomes children of all ages. If Guests are travelling with children under the age of eight years, a Private Guide & Vehicle is required.

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