Africa & the Middle East Forums

Post New Topic

Recent Activity

View all Africa & the Middle East activity »
  1. 1 Safari travel agent suggestions?
  2. 2 Isreal
  3. 3 First Time Safari Help...Use a tour or not?
  4. 4 Namibia: any suggestion for a 3 weeks self drive roundtrip?
  5. 5 Trip Report Marrakech
  6. 6 Binocular rentals
  7. 7 Trip Report Trip Report Kenya 9 Days With Family
  8. 8 Dead Sea day trip
  9. 9 Victoria and Albert Cape Town renovation status
  10. 10 Southern Africa or Tanzania/Kenya for August 2018 Family Trip
  11. 11 Advice please: family SA safari August 2018
  12. 12 Kenya Visa Requirements/Fake Visa Site
  13. 13 Wayo Africa (Tanzania) Green Camps
  14. 14 FODOR'S GUIDE TO CLOTHING FOR SAFARI
  15. 15 Non Marlaia Africa or Brazil?
  16. 16 Itinerary Ideas
  17. 17 South Africa - Guidebook recommendation and other ??
  18. 18 Travel to Botswana
  19. 19 Trip Report Iran travel itinerary -18 days April 2017
  20. 20 Loldia House Kenya
  21. 21 Kenya - Plastic Bags
  22. 22 gamer reserve, lodge, safari camp recommendations
  23. 23 South Africa visit: Cape Town and Kruger Park
  24. 24 several short safaris vs one longer one
  25. 25 How many Days for the Okavango Delta
View next 25 » Back to the top

African Safari

Jump to last reply

I've already purchased a 6 day safari in South Africa. I would love to visit another camp where I can stay in a treehouse. I thought maybe Botswana, because I heard I could see more animals. I haven't done my research yet, therefore still do not know which months would be best to go. Have not reserved air yet. A few questions:

1. Which months would be best to see the Big Five if possible? I know this is not guaranteed.

2. Which countries would you suggest as a second safari choice and camp for treehouse adventure and daytrips?

3. What sites would you recommend we not miss?

4. Is a trip to Victoria Falls a must? What

My trip is two weeks, not necessarily the whole 2 weeks in country and I realize I can't see everything. I like to enjoy what I can on each trip and not try to overwhelm myself with I must see everything. That's not a vacation for me.

I apologize for such a vague approach to all of this, I just have not been able to do much research yet. I'd love to hear what you have to suggest so I can begin my research with that bit of info. Budget will be somewhat limited, but the South African safari portion has already been paid for and I hope to get fights thru my miles, so I will start with a budget of about another $6,000 for both of us for the second part of the trip, but if I have to spend more to see and do amazing once in a life time things, then I will not hesitate to increase the budget, just need to be reasonable and wise about my choices.

I promise to research more, but thought I'd get a start this way. Please respond and get me started. Thanks so much.

10 Replies |Back to top

Sign in to comment.

Advertisement