Situated in Eastern Botswana, some 68 km from Francistown, Modumela Lodge offers guests the African experience of a lifetime and the opportunity to experience Botswana in all of its' splendour. The main Lodge complex compromises a restaurant, bar, shop and reception is surrounded by modumela trees, overlooking a scenic dam. Situated on 1750 hectares of privately owned land, this setting is perfect for your African vacation. Offering game drives, nature walks, swimming and orienteering, Modumela Lodge is a "must do" destination for the whole family. Named after the magnificent and abundant white syringa trees on the property, Modumela Lodge offers comfort, relaxation and tranquility to anyone longing for a back-to-nature retreat and the ultimate African bush experience.
Accommodation at Modumela Lodge
Units have one bedroom with 2 single beds and also includes the following:
ceiling fan, one bathroom with shower, tea and coffee facilities, wooden deck
and mosquito nets.
Mopororo Chalet is a fully self catering unit which is equipped with electric kettle, microwave, electric cooker, deep freeze and refrigerator. A two plate gas cooker and whistling kettle also available while the resort awaits installation of Botswana Power Corporation electricity.
The remaining five chalets are NOT self catering. You are not allowed to store foodstuffs or prepare your own food in these units as this attracts ants etc. which are difficult to eradicate due to the structure of these chalets There is no fridge. Kindly note that breakfast and dinner daily for 2 people is included at an extra rate for guests who occupy these chalets. The five chalets are Mokobo; Mokomoto; Mothata;
Mohota and Moralla.
The unit size indicates the number of people that can be accommodated. The first figure indicates the number of bedrooms separate from the other unit facilities and the second figure how many people can be accommodated privately. The third figure indicates the total number of people that can be accommodated, which includes a sleeper couch that is only suitable for children under the age of 10.
Butale is situated in Eastern Botswana, some 68 km from Francistown. Accommodation ranges from lodges to B&Bs: Cresta Thapama Hotel.
Attractions near Modumela Lodge
There are wood carvers, potters, tinsmiths and carpenters who make crafts you can purchase. There is DSTV in the Bar area.
Dumboshaba Ruins, situated near Masunga, about 42 km from the farm, are smaller version of the Great Zimbabwe Ruins. These ruins date back to 1450 AD and artifacts from the Middle Stone Age and Early Iron Age have been found. The North East District offers some lovely hills. The rock paintings and granaries are well worth seeing.
Directions to Modumela Lodge
When entering Francistown from Gaborone, you will get to the first traffic circle. Continue straight, past the Game Shopping Complex. Continue straight at the next traffic circle with the Cresta Thapama Hotel on your left and the Pharma North Centre on your right. Continue through town, passing through a number of traffic lights. When you reach the next traffic circle, continue straight along the road to Bulawayo. You will pass Dumela Industrial Area on your left. You will travel through two small villages, Tsamaya (approx 40 km from Francistown) and Tshesebe (approx 54 km from Francistown). Approximately 5 km outside Tshesebe, you will see a large sign for MODUMELA Lodge on your right (look carefully) and a small sign indicating the village of Butale. Turn right towards Butale. Travel about 7 km along the all-weather road. The road is accessible to sedan cars. After your 7 km journey, you will see our "Welcome to Modumela Lodge" sign on your left.
Modumela Resort Management have kindly requested that guests travelling by road should call and inform the resort of their impending arrival, when they reach Francistown, as cell phone signals are somewhat erratic along the road. This way the resort will know to meet you at the resorts gates in approximately 45 minutes, as the gates are kept closed, for the protection of the game on the farm.
Our water is from a borehole and is safe to drink, however, we do recommend that you drink only the water in the jugs provided in the chalets or the water available from the bar. This water has been filtered. Mineral water may also be purchased from the bar.
No credit card facilities are available at Modumela Lodge.
Please note that the resort will require a breakage deposit. The resort will accept Rand based on the exchange rate. Modumela Lodge is located in a malaria free area. If you are traveling through Botswana though, it is advised to take the necessary precautions.
Modumela Lodge Management have kindly requested that guests traveling by road should call and inform the resort of their impending arrival, when they reach Francistown, as cell phone signals is somewhat erratic along the road. This way the resort will know to meet you at the resort gates, in approx 2 hours as the gates are kept closed for the protection of the game on the farm.
In - 12.00 noon till 18.30pm
Out - 10:00am
1 bedroom sleep 2
2 bedroom sleep 5
Francistown 68 km
Golf Course 32 km away
Nata & Pans - full day's trip
Fishing - bring own rods, tackle, etc.
Guided Walks accompanied by Guide
Lapa at Bush Camp with Braai Facilities (Braai packs available for sale)
Rates per room per night, accommodation only: on request
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|Family chalet, king size bed + 2-3 single beds||-|
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Contact & reservations:
1) you can e-mail us requesting information and/or rates
Reservations are only accepted in writing: by fax or via e-mail.
Final availability confirmation: in writing: by fax or via e-mail.
Terms & conditions, Payment options and Cancellation policy
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