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Chitabe Camp – October 2014

Nov 26, 2014  |  Botswana  |  Okavango Delta  |  Chitabe Camp

Climate and Landscape
Generally October is a very hot month at Chitabe but for the first two weeks of the month the weather played along beautifully and it was not as hot as expected, allowing our guests to go on exciting extended morning drives. However, from mid-month it became a time of rising temperatures as summer arrived and is now truly upon us. Still, we’re enjoying unusually cool nights and mornings with hot days and breezy afternoons. This provided us with an opportunity to view more wildlife at the waterholes until mid-morning. All in all it was a great month for quality wildlife sightings since the bush is still dry, improving visibility.

Even though they didn’t grace us with their presence around Chitabe every day,...

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