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Cheap Botswana Safari

Hong Kong, China
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Cheap Botswana Safari


I'm looking to do a cheap 8 day safari in Botswana mid- May, I have around 12-16,000 SA rand to play with and will be a solo traveller.

I really want to focus purely on safaris and would want as many game drives, bird watching opportunities as possible. I have found some cheaper options from SA, but the number of drives seems very limited. Which are the best reserves?

Can anyone help?

Many Thanks!

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1. Re: Cheap Botswana Safari

Cheap and Botswana can't really be used in the same sentence. However, either a self-drive or mobile safari should fit your budget. I have no experience with self-drive safaris so can't speak about them. But I do recommend Bush Camp Safaris for a mobile safari. You can join a scheduled safari (maximum 6 people), or ask Eric at Bush Camp for a tailor made safari. Either way, Bush Camp offers incredible value.

For birdlife, the Okavango Delta is amazing. We lost count at 80 species in the 5 days we were there. We then went onto Moremi (also great), Savuti Marsh (desert-like, less animals and birds) and Chobe (crowded but lots of wildlife).

E-mail Eric at eric@bushcampsafaris.com for more info. Photos of my trip can be found here:


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