The Chobe region is home to the largest population
of wild elephant in the world. This is estimated to be approximately 120,000
individuals. Their sometimes daily passage takes them from Zimbabwe through
the Chobe and on into Namibia before returning.
Elephant Valley Lodge lies along one of these routes and is situated
in the Kasane Forest, which is adjacent to the Chobe National Park.
Accommodation at Elephant Valley Lodge Kasane
Open guest areas, a secluded hide, refreshing swimming pool and 20 ‘meru
styled’ tents complete the lodge which lies beneath a forest of
sturdy knob thorns.
It is within these tree tops that the largest colony of white back vultures
The lodge is unique for several reasons and amongst these is the fact
that it is situated within a game rich reserve affording the guests wonderful
sightings between our open landrover safaris into the Chobe and boat cruises
along the Chobe River.
The camp perimeter is fenced to keep the elephant from moving through
the camp, instead now they move around the camp boundary, along their
well worn paths to and from the Chobe River. Your tent also ensures that
you are able to hear the multitude of night sounds as you drift away with
vivid thoughts of the experiences of your day on safari. Each of the tents
features twin beds, ensuite shower and toilet, mini safe and fan.
Facilities and activities:
At Elephant Valley we have found that a morning cruise along the Chobe
River provides a couple of distinct advantages they include the following;
During the morning the river is distinctly less busy with fewer boats.
This also permits a longer experience, assuming that sightings kept us
busy, and we do not have to cut the trip short to get back before sunset.
It does also permit a greater length of the river to be explored.
In the afternoons we have found that the Chobe National Park is conversely
less busy and we are able to enjoy a sundowner along the river to capture
the sunset on camera. It is also during the late afternoon that game becomes
Activities in the region are not limited to wildlife viewing, and within
hours drive from the lodge is the one of the seven wonders of the world.
The position of the lodge ensures that guests can view the falls either
from the Zambian side or the Zimbabwean side of the falls, the choice
Elephant Valley Lodge is perfectly situated for guests wishing to explore
the surrounding region, this includes the Victoria Falls, the Chobe National
Park and then onto the Okovango Delta for example.
Where is Elephant Valley Lodge?
Elephant Valley Lodge is situated in the Lesoma Valley which lies in the
heart of the Kasane Forest Reserve. The reserve is adjacent to the Chobe
National Park. There are numerous ways in which the lodge can be reached,
they include daily flights into Livingstone, Victoria Falls or Kasane.
Please note that as of 01 October 2010 Elephant Valley will no longer
be collecting and dropping off guests from the border posts of Kazangula
Ferry (Zambia/Botswana) and Victoria Falls (Zimbabwe/Botswana) as well
as Immigration in Kasane Town.
Elephant Valley Lodge Prices
Prices are per person per night