Natural Selection has opened Tuludi, which the safari operator said is its most luxurious camp to date. The camp is situated in the game-rich Khwai Private Reserve in the northern reaches of Botswana's Okavango Delta, overlooking the natural wetland.
Tuludi features seven treehouse tents, which are situated on the edge of a vast flood plain, with expansive views of the wilderness ahead, including the camp's very own hippo pod. Each of the seven tents covers an impressive 645 square feet with king or twin beds, lounge area and dressing room.
Each suite or tent has a spacious deck, complete with a hanging chair to sink into on lazy afternoons and a private plunge pool. The bathrooms offer inside double vanities as well as an outdoor shower and bath the provide views of the nearby bush.
A very special feature in this new camp is a treetop library. Set high up in the canopy, the library is the perfect place to curl up with a book and let the sounds of nature surround you.
The ecosystem at Tuludi comprises of both savannah and floodplain, meaning herds of zebras as well as cheetahs and wild dogs are as at home there as creatures that prefer wetter territory, like waterbucks and lechwes. The area around Tuludi is also home to a resident leopard family, which is being monitored as part of the Khwai Private Reserve's partnership with the Botswana Predator Conservation Trust.
Guests can enjoy morning and afternoon game drives or a cruise in a mokoro, a type of canoe used in the Okovango. For the adventurous traveler, walking safaris offer an opportunity to get closer to the sights and smells of the wilderness.
The Khwai Reserve is a community-driven concession in partnership with the local communities and the Khwai Development Trust; 1.5% of all revenue Natural Selection generates goes directly to conservation projects in the areas where the company operates.
Rates at Tuludi start at $1,020 per person, per night, double. The rate is inclusive of full board accommodations, house drinks and all safari activities.