A glimpse at the southern region of Africa

JOHANNESBURG, South Africa -- The following is a sampling of what's new in southern Africa, according to the Regional Tourism Organization of Southern Africa.

  • Botswana Wilderness Safaris opened Mombo and Little Mombo ecosensitive camps at the Moremi Game Reserve in the Okavango Delta in northern Botswana.
  • The camps' tents accommodate up to 18 people and six people, respectively, and feature lounges and verandas.

    For additional information, call (203) 762-8050.

  • The Lesotho region of South Africa, known for its pony-trekking terrain, now sports renovated riding trails and buildings as well as new horses and riding gear at the Molimo Nthuse pony-trekking center.
  • For additional information, call (011) 26-6 313-034 or e-mail [email protected].

  • Malawi Land and Lake Safaris, based in Lilongwe, is offering educational excursions that explore the Lake Malawi region.
  • For more details, contact [email protected].

  • Central African Wilderness Safaris is featuring programs that explore the wildlife and beaches of Malawi.
  • For additional information, e-mail [email protected].

  • In Namibia, the recently opened Mowani Mountain Lodge offers guests the chance to see 6,000-year-old rock engravings and paintings attributed to the Hottentots and the Bushmen.
  • Built to resemble an African village, the lodge offers 12 luxury tents.

    For further information, call (800) NAMIBIA.

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