Zambezi River, Botswana
Toka Leya Camp sits in a prime location overlooking the Zambezi River with the east side of the camp under the shade of the canopy trees and the west side in an open setting adjacent to an ancient baobab tree. Wildlife around the camp includes elephants and hippo, as well as many bird species.
The camp consists of 12 en-suite safari tents that are connected by wooden walkways connecting to the main common area. The tent décor utilizes earthy hues that harmonize with the environs, and all have private wooden decks with stunning views over the river. The camp’s shared center incorporates a lounge, bar and dining area complete with a pizza oven. A large pool with a sun deck overlooks the Zambezi.
Activities include a tour of Victoria Falls, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, fishing excursions, and guided nature walks and game drives in Mosi-Oa-Tunya National Park, home to buffalo, giraffe, zebra, wildebeest and impala. Guests can also explore the town of Livingstone and its museums, and Simonga village near the lodge. A visit to the village offers a chance to see how local people live and gain insight into their culture. Other activities available at an additional charge include sunset cruises, helicopter flights, micro-lighting, canoeing, jet boating, and whitewater rafting.