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First Trip to Africa, first safari...which itinerary should I go with?

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So I will start by saying that I know I have a tendency to try to do too much in a single trip. I want to ensure that we experience a diversity of environments and see lots of animals. I don't have a checklist per se but I have a weakness for big cats, my boyfriend really loves rhinos and giraffes, and we both really love elephants. Also while we really want to be safe and comfortable (actual bed over sleeping bags, in suite toilet preferred) luxurious touches like swimming pool and lavish rooms aren't what we are looking for. Finally I will add that we are in our early thirties and pretty fit, so I think we are up to a walking safari. Goal budget $450 to $550 per person per day, max budget is $700 per day.
Heres the plan so far:
Leave Hawaii September 21st, arrive capetown south africa on Sept 24th at 6pm,and we will leave on October 9th at 7:15pm on johanessburg. Everything else is still to be determined. Here are my plans in progress:

Plan A:
1.September 24th-27th Capetown, boulder beach, tabletop mountain,hermanus
2.Sept 28th through Oct 3, Botswana walking tour with and beyond (okavango, chobe, savute)
3. Oct 3 to October 9th, sabi sands (nottens, Kirkmanso camp or elephant plains

Plan B
1. Sept 24th-27th, Capetown
2. Sept 28th-31st,begin safari Sabi Sands
3.Oct 1st-8th, Zambia,South Luanga, Norman Carr safari
4. Overnight Johanessburg before returning to honolulu

Plan C
1. Sept 24th-27th, Capetown
2. Sept 28th-31st begin safari Sabi Sands
3. Oct 1-2 Victoria Falls
4. Oct 3-5 chobe
5. Oct 6-8 (or 9th) okavango
6. Oct 9th return to honolulu

Plan D.
1. Sept 24th-28th capetown
2. Sept 29th- Oct 3, Drakensberg mountains,phinda
3. Oct 4th-9th Sabi sands
4.leave on the 9th

Which of these looks most promising? Any other places I should consider instead?

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