Africa & the Middle East Forums

Start a new topic Change Forum
Advanced search

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

| Add a Reply

Sign in to comment.

Recent Activity

  • Announcements:
  • Writers Needed for Mexico
    by Emily_D Fodor's Editor | Posted on Jul 24, 14 at 12:19 PM
  • Writers Needed for Georgia Coast
    by Emily_D Fodor's Editor | Posted on Jul 18, 14 at 03:12 PM
  • Writers Needed for Rwanda and Uganda
    by Emily_D Fodor's Editor | Posted on Jul 18, 14 at 03:12 PM
View all Africa & the Middle East activity »
  1. 1 Questions about Chobe
  2. 2 Trip Report Morroco Travel Guide
  3. 3 Trip Report One Day V.I.P Petra tour
  4. 4 Mouhoutours Adventures for a Desert Trip in Morocco !!
  5. 5 India
  6. 6 Staying out all day vs coming in for lunch in Botswana parks/concessions?
  7. 7 Tanzania (Ruaha): Trip Report for Mwagusi Camp
  8. 8 Ideas about the trip.
  9. 9 Israel/Jordan -- other trip options to bypass Israel?
  10. 10 3 days in Teheran
  11. 11 CAMEL TREK IN MOROCCO
  12. 12 Trip Report trip report s africa, victoria falls & Botswana Zambezi Queen
  13. 13 Draft itinerary - Portugal, Spain, Morocco
  14. 14 Some advice re driving from Durban to Capetown via Umtata
  15. 15 Oman - moderate priced hotel near souks
  16. 16 Taxi - Casablanca Airport to El Jdidh
  17. 17 What camera to use on safari
  18. 18 Ethiopian Air - Horrible
  19. 19 Botswana vs Namibia in May
  20. 20 Discover Namibia Tours & Safaris - Gemma Dry
  21. 21 FOREX Nairobi airport
  22. 22 To go to Israel or not?
  23. 23 Bidair at JNB
  24. 24 Trip Report Saw the Big 5 in one day in the Mara last week!
  25. 25 Trip Report Trip report/blog - South Africa honeymoon
View next 25 » Back to the top