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First time traveling to SA and Botsana (Wishlist!!) - need help

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As wildlife safari is my primary interest, I am looking at SA (Kruger Park) and the private reserves around Kruger like Sabi Sand. Is an overnight trip to a Botsana park/reserve feasible at all? Something limke Tuli (Mashatu)?
Time frame is Sept for 8-9 days

If we want to land somewhere close to Kruger from NY, what are my choices other than JNB?
Has anyone used or heard about this tour operator?
http://www.sa-venues.com/no/travel_packages.htm

Any words of wisdom about this company? Wanted to get a feel from a direct customer. Not sure about the facilities specially the bathrooms - "Permanent erected canvas tents or Bedded accommodation: Walk in safari tents with en-suite bathroom"

Looking for an SA based tour operator with a good track record.
Please help
Regrds

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