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review 5 Nov 2019

1. What was the most memorable or exciting part of your holiday?

The Sand Dunes, the Canyon and the wild animals.

2. What tips would you give other travellers booking this holiday?

Not this one, maybe the one with commodations, hopefully the food will be better! I don't eat junk food, almost everyday the guide serviced cheap sausage, mincemeat and burgers; only toward the end of the 20 days, he started to brought meat with bone, or games meat!

3. Did you feel that your holiday benefited local people, reduced environmental impacts or supported conservation?

Yes.

4. Finally, how would you rate your holiday overall?

I gave a two stars. The food was bad, the guide was muted!

Read the operator's response here:

Dear Lisa, Thank you for taking the time to get back to us with your post-tour feedback. I'm very pleased to hear that enjoyed visiting the Sand Dunes, Canyons and the Wildlife you saw whilst on the tour, as these are the big highlights of travelling through Namibia and Botswana on this tour. I'm also pleased you felt the tour did have local and environmental benefits. We are however of course disappointed to see that you were only able to give us a 2-star rating for this trip. To follow up on that, I am sorry to hear that the food did not meet with your expectations or satisfaction. On an overland tour such as this, travelling through some very remote regions often far away from shops and fresh produce, we accept the meal content can sometimes be a bit repetitive for a few days. As you've noted though, the drivers do make a real effort to mix things up when they can and when different things are available. We have collated the feedback scores from the group and for the food quality the overall score came to 94% without your feedback, and 88% including yours. The guiding rating came to 89% and 90% for the two drivers/leaders, and I'm sorry also if that did not match your own experience. I do hope that you enjoyed tour time in Southern Africa despite your disappointment with the food.

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