Kwando Tau Pan

Location: Tau Pan, Kalahari
No of rooms: 9 eco friendly rooms
Style: Luxury desert camp built on raised decks and powered solely by solar
Highlights: Game viewing in the Central Kalahari Game Reserve – game drives to Deception Valley and Passarge Pans
Dining: Together in the main dining area

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Tau Pan accommodates up to eighteen guests in specially designed thatched units on raised decks. The camp offers truly incredible views from the ridge of an ancient sand dune, an unusual experience in a land as flat as Botswana, and overlooks the famous Tau Pan – recognised for its stark beauty and remoteness.

This, the first safari camp to be built in the Central Kalahari Game Reserve, is a model of environmental sensitivity. As with its sister camp, Nxai Pan, Tau Pan has been constructed with the delicate ecologies in mind. Both utilise only solar power for the generation of electricity, heating of water and pumping of water from deep under the Kalahari sands. Waste water is treated in a state-of-the-art sewerage treatment plant and the fully treated water is returned to the sands from whence it came.

Activities offered at Tau Pan are game drives, day trips to the well-known Deception Valley, Sunday, Piper and Passarge Pans, star gazing, bush brunches on Tau Pan, and nature walks with Bushman trackers. The first semi-permanent camp inside the Central Kalahari Game Reserve.

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