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Self Drive Chobe - 4 x 4 Advice

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Self Drive Chobe - 4 x 4 Advice

I am doing a self drive in Chobe in either late August or early September, taking in





The route will be.

Ihaha to Linyanti to Savuti to Khwai to Savuti to Ihaha

I have Shell maps, T4A, Paper and GPS maps, etc which give me some pointers to conditions

I have a couple of questions...

i). Track conditions: I have read on the forums many things, but am not sure actually what conditions to expect. I have drive 4x 4 in muddy and rocky conditions – but little experience in Sand. For the route what sort of conditions can I expect?

- How much of this is likely to be covered with water

- How much and how bad is the Sand?

- How much of the route can be considered normal track and how much is likely to be hard going?

ii). Is there any particular route (I know the options are limited) that I should either follow or avoid with this itinerary.

Thanks in advance...

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1. Re: Self Drive Chobe - 4 x 4 Advice

Hi there not sure of roads conditions during that time but just returned from chobe now and the river is starting to flood already.The roads are muddy in places with soft sand in others but not to hard going.My best advise is check out 4x4community.co.za web site alot of info there.Igathered all mine from there for my first trip which i just completed.

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