Sitting astride an enormous, majestic beast, the enchanting view of the Okavango Delta stretches out to the horizon, dazzling the elephant-back safari rider. Enjoy elephant-back rides at Abu Camp; trudge through parts of the magical site of a dried-up ancient lake that thrives with animal- and bird-life. In mid-summer the Okavango Delta swells with seasonal rains, attracting diverse and majestic animals such as elephants, African buffalo, hippos, blue wildebeest, wild dogs, white rhino, zebras and a range of birds such as the African fish eagle. Take some time out to drift in the swamp on a mokoro, a dug-out canoe, and spot wildlife and birdlife.
The vantage point atop a mighty African elephant offers serenity and peace mingled with superb views of the delta. Sitting on a blanketed saddle and controlling the elephant's movement is a thrilling and peaceful experience. Safari travellers stop briefly to enjoy quiet picnic lunches beneath the shade of the trees. Enjoy elephant-back rides at Abu Camp with the opportunity to feed the elephants; groom and pet them. Discover a world of untouched beauty. Set out in the early mornings with the sun breaking over the horizon and enjoy a fresh pot of coffee in the cool morning air. Enjoy elephant-back rides at Abu Camp and be accompanied by armed guards that provide invaluable and priceless accounts of the bush. Starlight dinners beside roaring camp fires where wild stories are told complement gorgeous days spend roaming the bush atop African elephants.