Found to the south of the Chobe National Park, the Savuti region is characterised by dense sections of mopane forest and large open glades that surround the Savuti Marsh. The marsh itself is fed by the Savuti Channel, which feeds down from the Linyanti River. The channel is dry for much of the year (and indeed for many decades now) but has started flowing more regularly again since the mid-2010s.
The region is especially renowned for its excellent elephant and lion sightings, so draws visitors who want to see these most iconic of African animals in large numbers. It is also a good spot for seeing rarer predators such as wild dog and hyena.
Savuti fits in well as a stop between the Chobe National Park or Victoria Falls and a visit to the Okavango Delta, with visitors choosing between spending time here and the Linyanti region further to the west. There aren’t too many camps here, so it is best to plan well in advance to ensure you are able to stay in your preferred lodge.
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