The location at the Khwai River is fantastic. Quite a number of animals are passing through the camp – imagine you are in the swimming pool and a group of elephants is passing by only a few meters from you without any “protection” in between!
Machaba was great and we enjoyed our three nights there very much. Our tent was luxurious, the bed big and comfortable, the bathroom facilities first class with outdoor and indoor shower, the view over the river fabulous. The team was very friendly and did an excellent job; the cuisine was really outstanding (although unfortunately rather “westernized” and we had for example no chance to eat some dish with water lilies). Dining was always an experience with hot coal under the chairs to keep you warm.
Our guide PT was absolutely outstanding. Wildlife was very abundant, and close to the camp. Traffic was OK, normally one (our) vehicle or two at a sighting. Only once a leopard on the driveway created a "traffic jam" with five vehicles - understandable since it was the only leopard sighting then... Nevertheless politely managed by the drivers, so everyone got enough viewing time and nobody was disappointed.
Machaba was in our itinerary by Safari Specialists. I am happy we did it and I recommend Machaba without any reservation.More