Belmond Savute Elephant LodgeBelmond Savute Elephant Lodge

Belmond Savute Elephant Lodge

From: $1,200.00

Belmond Savute Elephant Lodge lies in the North of Chobe National Park. The lodge overlooks a semi-permanent waterhole that has a constant stream of wildlife coming down to drink. Luxurious private suites are complimented by incredible cuisine and exceptional game viewing.


Belmond Savute Elephant Lodge

Chobe Game Reserve

Belmond Savute Elephant Lodge lies in the Northern area of Chobe National Park. Overlooking the mystery of the ever changing Savute Channel the landscape is predominantly savanna interspersed with Mopane woodlands. Recently renovated into a decor of the old colonial times the lodge is a luxurious retreat inspired by the early explorers to Africa.

The cuisine at Savute Elephant Lodge is nothing short of incredible! Dining is in the main lodge area under star studded African skies or in the boma area. The staff make every effort at ingenuity with the meals and where they are served. An elevated pool deck has stunning views over the Channel, the waterhole and the myriad wildlife that are constant visitors.

The area is most famous for it’s incredible predator sightings including Lion, Leopard and Hyena. Wild Dogs are sometimes sighted but this is an exception. Elephant and Buffalo vie for space at the waterhole with much trumpeting and rushing about to get the best places. For guests interested in the history of the area the Gubatsa Hills provide insight into the early inhabitants of the area.

During the seasonal Zebra migration guests on a 3 night stay can embark on a full day safari with picnic subject to the availability of vehicles.


Twelve luxurious tented rooms are decorated with modern amenities and traditional artifacts from the area. Raised on wooden decks each suite is fully air-conditioned and boast four poster beds, incredible en-suite bathrooms and a lounge outside on the private deck.

Children 6 years and older are welcome.

Read our Country Information for travel advice to Botswana. if this is your first safari to Africa then read our blog Before you go on safari… and our blog on the Okavango Delta – River of Dreams.

Never been to Kenya? Then let Angama Mara tempt you with her luxury and views. Little Mombo in the Okavango is a magical camp that will fulfill all your safari dreams.

For more information on this area and the importance of the Chobe River read about the Chobe Linyanti River System.

How to Get There

Fly In

Fly in to Maun from Johannesburg or Cape Town with either Air Botswana, SA Airlink or South African Airways.

On your arrival in Maun you will be met by your safari representative who will assist you to your light aircraft for your flight to Savute Elephant Lodge.

Please get in touch with us for assistance with your internal camp flights and details, we’ll ensure your holiday is seamless.



  • Accommodation in twin-bedded rooms with air conditioning
  • Botswana National park fees
  • Emergency medical evacuation insurance
  • Government levied General Sales Tax
  • All meals: breakfast, lunch, afternoon tea and dinner
  • All drinks, teas, coffees, soft drinks, house wines, local beer Included and a select list of spirits
  • Laundry
  • Twice daily game drives


  • Scheduled and / or private inter-lodge flight costs from Maun, other lodges, Kasane or Livingstone
  • Scheduled and / or private road transfers from Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe or boat / road transfers from Livingstone, Zambia
  • VSOP Spirits, South African Reserve wines and imported champagne
  • Botswana departure tax where applicable
  • Items of a personal nature
  • Gratuities
  • Personal travel insurance

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