Little Vumbura where we took part in a wild dog hunt, and then later, watched the aftermath of a wild dog kill and a fight with a
scavenging hyena. We had a marvellous guide in Little Vumbura too –
easily the best of the trip.
This was our first trip to Botswana and was nothing short of fantastic. We were very fortunate to have Madala Kay as our guide. An intelligent, highly informed expert and honorable gentleman, Kay was an essential part of the safari adventure. Little Vumbura itself was at the top level of customer service in a wonderful, dream-like setting. The safari experiences and game viewing were monumental. Little Vumbura has no wifi, no television and no telephones - perfect for the safari experience my wife and I had in mind. Certainly, safari "thrill seekers" can find less expensive accommodations but will not find a better overall and memorable experience. Without question Ted Archdale of Africa Odyssey crafted arrangements which exceeded our highest expectations.
From the time we arrived at Little Vumbura to the time we left, ALL staff were incredibly friendly and provided a high level of service. We particularly liked the arrival to camp by boat. This made it much more exciting. We felt this was the most adventurous of all 3 camps we stayed at. The wildlife was amazing. We actually felt part of the whole tracing/hunting experience, thanks to our Ranger and Tracker, Kay and Wilson. LIttle Vumbura provided our first ever sightings of Cheetah, which was amazing and some fantastic Wild Dog hunts and a huge Herd of Buffalo on the move at dusk.. Fabulous memories!!! The food and drink was of a very high quality and the Camp, although lacking in Air-Con, provided "Kikoi's" for us to keep cool. This would have been handy at Savuti Camp. LIttle Vumbura was by far our favourite Camp of the three that we stayed at in Botswana.