Africa & the Middle East Forums

Post New Topic

Recent Activity

View all Africa & the Middle East activity »
  1. 1 What company for gorilla trekking?
  2. 2 Trip Report Trip Report : Mauritius and Rodrigues
  3. 3 First Trip to Africa, first safari...which itinerary should I go with?
  4. 4 South African Safari Company Recommendations
  5. 5 Help please! Trying to plan an African trip!
  6. 6 Help with Kenya Safari plans.
  7. 7 Cape Town to Port Elizabeth, hidden gems not on the normal tourist path?
  8. 8 Hire a driver for a week in Morocco
  9. 9 Yom Hazikaron
  10. 10 Yom Haatzmaut
  11. 11 Morocco April Itinerary 10 days
  12. 12 May 10-July 10 in Africa
  13. 13 recomendation on African Safari company
  14. 14 Kenya Vs. tanzania
  15. 15 Comparing a few cities in Morocco
  16. 16 Tour with friendly planet to SA in October 2016
  17. 17 One extra day in Jordan
  18. 18 Trip Report Burkina Faso travel tips route tourist attractions photo gallery
  19. 19 Where to stay for a night in Johannesburg?
  20. 20 Recommendation on where to stay in Durban?
  21. 21 April Budget Safari - Tanzania
  22. 22 Israel in Late October or November?
  23. 23 One month in Africa
  24. 24 Trip Report Trip Report: Madagascar and Rwanda
  25. 25 Route planning and advice visiting Southern Africa by car.
View next 25 » Back to the top

Botswana December 2011- trip ideas

Jump to last reply

Hello All

I am planning a trip to Botswana in December 2011 and been looking at the exhausting list of camps and lodges. Because it is December, I am trying to shortlist camps that will not be as seasonally compromised from a game viewing point of view. I am not up for a lodge/camp whose main selling point is 'fancy' 'relaxed' etc but if the game justifies it, then I do not have any issues against the expensive camps. Obviously the W-S camps are the most marketed and in my point of view justifiably so. However I am simultaneously looking at alternatives to the W-S camps where I could save a few $$$$ that I could then spend on quality guiding. I looked at the option for mobile safaris and have decided to keep that for more 'experienced' subsequent visits. Hence what I am really looking for are good camps with great game experience ( the best for that time of the year) and build a custom safari around it. I have roughly 15 nights to be fully used in Bots and will travel alone. Any thoughts and ideas would be very helpful.

Thanks

9 Replies |Back to top

Sign in to comment.

Advertisement