Letaka Safaris

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Letaka Safaris and Beautiful Botswana: An Unbeatable Combination

Written on: February 08, 2014   |   I visited in August 2013 My teenage children and I have been fortunate to have gone on two safaris with Letaka Safaris in Botswana, and we highly recommend this excellent safari operator and this spectacular country. The Letaka guides are knowledgeable and friendly. In their care you will see amazing animals/animal encounters and be well looked after. We saw a cheetah kill an impala and then a leopard take the kill from the cheetah; a lion-hyena battle for a buffalo carcass, a crocodile attempting to steal a leopard's kill, wild dogs feeding their pups, 33 lions on one 10-day trip, 1000 buffalo in the marsh, elephants, hippos, zebras, and really too many creatures to be named. And we saw many beautiful and unusual birds, although ours was not a birding safari.
Thrilling sightings every day - and the Letaka guides know just where to go, when to wait, and when to move on. The Letaka vehicles are comfortable and designed so that everyone has an expansive view. Letaka tented camps hardly feel like "camping," with beds in the tents that are large enough to stand up in, showers and en suite bathrooms. The camp staff take good care of the guests, providing delicious meals and seamlessly moving the camp from location to location. It's exciting to be safe in your tent and hear all kinds of animal sounds outside - a benefit of camping in the bush. With a maximum of nine guests served by a guide, a chef and two camp workers, Letaka Safaris provides a great deal of personal attention to guests. The office staff can help with many trip details and can arrange for additional safari days (beyond a scheduled safari) in Botswana or other nearby countries. We love Letaka and long to travel with them again!
Meet and greet team
5 Stars
Quality of vehicles
5 Stars
Responsiveness of staff
5 Stars
Knowledge of guide
5 Stars
Quality of itinerary
5 Stars
Overall rating
5 Stars
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(5/5 stars) Written on   |   Visited: Jan 2014.
Letaka Safaris organised a 3 week private safari for myself and my wife during January 2014. In summary, highly recommended. If you've got one shot at it, go with Letaka Safaris.
We visited the Moremi, Kwai, Savuti and Central Kalahari game reserves. The guide was Nkosi Sibanda. The trip included game drives, boat cruises, guided walks, chopper scenic flights a... read more

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(5/5 stars) Written on   |   Visited: Jun 2013.
In preparation for our fourth safari to Africa (and second trip to Botswana), we spent nearly a year researching possible places to visit in Botswana and Namibia for our 6-person custom tour. We then contacted Letaka Safaris. Their staff was incredibly helpful in making suggestions to refine the details of our itinerary. We settled questions of timing, duration, gu... read more

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(5/5 stars) Written on   |   Visited: Aug 2013.
We journeyed in Southern Africa – 10 days in Botswana and 4 in Zimbabwe. Our Letaka Safari guide was Nkosi Sibanda who had showed us the wonders of the Okavango Delta two years ago. Our friend Sydelle and her friend Susan joined us in this adventure. Proving that it is a small world, Evelyn from Israel, who we’d met two years ago in Botswana, were also on this trip... read more

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Letaka Safaris

- We offer private/custom safaris
- We offer group tours/safaris
- Our main focus is: Mid-level safaris
- We book pre/post-safari attractions
T: 267 6800363
Since: Jan 2002

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The "Northern Highlights" trip is amazing! Bring layers, so that you are prepared for a wide range of temperatures.

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