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Re: Polentswa camping.

Unread postby ctv4 » Mon Dec 10, 2012 8:03 am

Its probably only 200 or 300 meters of soft sand to the campsite, and I wont want the stress of tackling that final stretch at a higher speed just to make it. A sedan might not make it, but a 2x4 bakkie might just make it
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Re: Polentswa camping.

Unread postby ctv4 » Mon Dec 10, 2012 10:17 am

Luca, I will take a photo for you of the road condition when I go past Polentswa in two weeks time,and post it as soon as I am back!
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Re: Polentswa camping.

Unread postby Ecospook » Mon Dec 10, 2012 12:42 pm

We are first timers for Kalagadi and want to know if you can camp at Poletswa without dong the wilderness route and how many days at a time may you camp there?

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Re: Polentswa camping.

Unread postby ctv4 » Mon Dec 10, 2012 2:45 pm

Yes, you can camp there without doing the wilderness route, and you can stay as long as you want at the site.
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Re: Polentswa camping.

Unread postby Ecospook » Mon Dec 10, 2012 3:01 pm

:thumbs_up:

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Re: Polentswa camping.

Unread postby shumba » Mon Dec 10, 2012 4:36 pm

Ecospook - you need to book to camp at Polentswa through the Botswana Department of Wildlife and National Parks. You also need to obtain a permit to enter the Botswana side at the Twee Rivieren gate.

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Need help to book Kgalagadi Botswana camp.

Unread postby Luca » Mon Jan 21, 2013 11:43 pm

Please could tell me site and email to book on Kgalagadi Botswana camp side on line? Please send me private message.
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Re: Need help to book Kgalagadi Botswana camp.

Unread postby Kgalagadi Guru » Tue Jan 22, 2013 7:33 am

Hi there Luca,

I will post contact details onthis thread for all potential Botswana visitors to see.

Contact numbers for the Botswana reception desk at Twee Rivieren is:

054 561 2060

Gaborone / Maun:

tel. 00267 6860444
tel. 00267 3901999

dwnp@gov.bw

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Re: Need help to book Kgalagadi Botswana camp.

Unread postby Spikes » Thu Jan 31, 2013 5:36 pm

Hi Kgalagadi Guru / Jan,

We are planning a trip to Botswana and on the return visit Kgalagagi (again!).

We plan to enter via Kang at the Kaa gate on our way to Nossob and Bitterpan.

What is the correct procedure in respect of bookings and entry permits?

Thanks,

Spikes / Pieter Hugo

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Re: Need help to book Kgalagadi Botswana camp.

Unread postby Dotty » Thu Jan 31, 2013 5:45 pm

Hi Spikes :)
Contact numbers for the Botswana reception desk at Twee Rivieren is:

054 561 2060

Gaborone / Maun:

tel. 00267 6860444
tel. 00267 3901999

dwnp@gov.bw

and some info here have a read till someone come along with more for you :wink:
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Re: Need help to book Kgalagadi Botswana camp.

Unread postby Luca » Thu Jan 31, 2013 5:53 pm

Dotty wrote:Hi Spikes :)
Contact numbers for the Botswana reception desk at Twee Rivieren is:

054 561 2060

Gaborone / Maun:

tel. 00267 6860444
tel. 00267 3901999

dwnp@gov.bw

and some info here have a read till someone come along with more for you :wink:


Sorry but email dwnp@gov.bw, seems is not working. I wrote four times to that email and I received four email error messages.
Any other email available to book in Botswana side?
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Re: Need help to book Kgalagadi Botswana camp.

Unread postby Dotty » Thu Jan 31, 2013 5:58 pm

Perhaps PM Kagaladi Guru He posted the information and maybe could help .
Sorry about that
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Re: Need help to book Kgalagadi Botswana camp.

Unread postby Son godin » Thu Jan 31, 2013 9:23 pm

Hi Luca,

Here is a link to Botswana camps. Maybe try typing in capital DWNP@gov.bw

http://www.mewt.gov.bw
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Re: Need help to book Kgalagadi Botswana camp.

Unread postby Dotty » Thu Jan 31, 2013 9:39 pm

Son Godin that link is not working for me
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Re: Need help to book Kgalagadi Botswana camp.

Unread postby Luca » Thu Jan 31, 2013 9:48 pm

Seems with capital letters (DWNP@gov.bw), the email is working.
I just wrote ten minutes ago and no error message received.
I'm waiting for Botswana email reply.

The link (http://www.mewt.gov.bw/DWNP/article.php?id_mnu=194) twenty minutes ago was working, Now is not working.

Thanks for helping and bye.
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