Linyanti ExpeditionsA small tented camp specialising in walking safaris
Tented safari camp
Surround yourself with nature as you join a guide for a walking safari in the bush experiencing nature first hand, as you relax in camp surveying the plains and as you enjoy a night under the stars in your very own ‘star suite’.
Linyanti Expeditions, as the name suggests, is aimed at people wanting an authentic bush experience, enjoying a proximity to nature that is rare in today’s world. Walking safaris are the camp’s speciality, bringing you into close contact with your surroundings with the benefit of your guide’s accrued knowledge and insights. Leisurely-paced mokoro rides and exciting game drives compete the mix, adding up to a comprehensive safari.
When not out on safari you can relax in camp. With a maximum of 12 guests, the place has an intimate and friendly atmosphere. Share stories and conversation in the tented lounge and sit down to group meals around the large dining table in the neighbouring tent. Shaded and with sides that can be opened up, these areas remain pleasantly cool by day. The campfire comes into its own at sundown, when guests gather for drinks, and then later after dinner for some stunning star gazing.
Tents are, at first appearance, conventional canvas safari tents. With wooden frames and high ceilings they are sturdy and spacious. You’ll feel at home with comfy beds, campaign furniture and patterned rugs with large gauze windows admitting lots of natural light. There’s plenty of room for your belongings, and you have an en-suite bathroom to one side with a bucket shower, wonderfully refreshing after spending time in the bush. Out front there’s a shaded veranda. Where the tent differs from the norm is the ‘star suite’ extension. This is a mesh-covered area where your bed can be moved, to enable you to experience a night under the stars without stirring from the your own tent.
Times to go
Linyanti Expeditions is closed in the green season, when it’s less safe for walking safaris with the longer grasses providing cover for wildlife.
Linyanti Expeditions highlights
- A night under the stars – in your own tent!
- Get close to nature during walking safaris
- Pristine environment ripe for exploration
- Friendly atmosphere and group meals
- Game drives and mokoro rides
- Campfire sundowners
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Linyanti Expeditions location
- 6 guest tents
- Open from May to October
- Children aged 16 and over welcome
- Dining tent
- Lounge tent
- Complimentary laundry service
- 4×4 game drives
- Walking safaris
- Mokoro rides
- Night drives
There are six tents of the traditional canvas, walk-in type, with a comfy bed or beds (they can be arranged as doubles or twins) , campaign style furniture and an en-suite bathroom to one side of the bedroom, entered via a canvas flap that can be closed making the bedroom feel cosy at night The bathroom contains a flush toilet and a bucket shower. To the front of each tent there’s a deck area with chairs, shaded by a canvas awning. All tents have an extension or ‘star suite’ with mesh walls and roof where beds can be moved to enjoy a night under the stars, safe and secure within the confines of your own tent.
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