mobile safari camp, aerial view

Affordable Botswana

Affordable Botswana? Absolutely!

Botswana’s reputation as one of the very best places in Africa to see wildlife in unspoiled habitats goes hand in hand with the common perception that it is also one of the more expensive destinations to go on safari.

Whilst it is certainly true that there are a few lodges with nightly rates that will make you eyes water, it is also true that, with a little bit of planning, Botswana can be very affordable.

Small is beautiful
Choose one of the smaller lodges. 

guest room at The Old House, Kasane

The Old House – Kasane

If you’re starting your safari in Kasane, then you won’t find better value than The Old House.
Located beside the Chobe river, The Old House offers clean simple accommodation at at great price. The congenial bar and restaurant is one of the best places in town to meet fellow travellers.

Prices US$ 95 per person sharing on bed & breakfast basis.

Go Green

The green season is when the vegetation is at its most lush and without the need to congregate around permanent water bodies, the animals are more spread out.
It is a more pleasant time to travel, avoiding the dry dusty conditions of summer, and it is the time when many of the lodges offer amazing savings on their high season rates.

Oddballs, Chief's Island, Okavango Delta, family chalets

Oddballs Camp

Chief’s Island, Okavango Delta

Accommodation is in large tents set on elevated wooden decks, and shaded by shelters or trees. Each tent is equipped with bedding, a storage trunk and a light. Beautiful outdoor showers and ablutions are en-suite. The central bar and lounge area has comfortable chairs and sofas, a selection of books and games, and raised viewing decks overlooking the sweep of the delta – the perfect place to sip a sundowner and watch the sun set over the palm trees, and view whatever wildlife may be visiting.

Green Season – 01 Dec – 31 Mar – US$315 per person
Shoulder Season – 01 Apr – 30 Jun & all of November – US$385 per person
High Season – 01 Jul- 31 Oct – US$476 per person

Mkgadikgadi-Okavango Delta-Victoria Falls

Nxai Pan National Park – Moremi Game Reserve – Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe
9 nights / 10 days

From the starkly beautiful desert landscapes of Mkgadikgadi to the lush waterways of the Okavango Delta, this safari highlights the contrasting habitats of Botswana. 
Finish up with 3 nights at Victoria Falls, one of the Natural Wonders of the World.

3 nights Kwando Nxai Pan Camp
3 nights Kwando Splash Camp
3 nights Old Drift Lodge

US$ 5,425 person sharing.

Don’t miss out. This offer is only valid for travel until 31 March 2019. 

Join a group, save money

By joining one of our recommended small group safaris you can take advantage of the cost savings that come with group travel. Don’t worry, the maximum group size it just 8 people.

Okavango and Kalahari

From Desert to Delta – a fully serviced mobile safari
9 nights / 10 days

Day 1 – 1 night at Meno a Kwena Lodge
Days 2-4  –  3 nights serviced camping in the Central Kalahari Game Reserve
Days 5-6  – 2 nights serviced camping in the Makgadikgadi National Park in search of the Makgadikgadi Pans zebra migration 
Day 7  – 1 night at Camp Kalahari with a visit to a habituated meerkat colony 
Days 8-10 – 3 nights serviced camping in Moremi Game Reserve with an optional scenic flight over the Okavango Delta and Chiefs Island

US$4,245 per person sharing. Max group size 8 persons.
Departures:
03 Mar 2019, 07 Dec 2019, 18 Jan 2019, 01 Feb 2019, 01 Mar 2019, 07 Dec 2019

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Best of Botswana

Mkagadigadi, Nxai Pan, Moremi Game Reserve, Okavango and Chobe National Park
A fully serviced mobile safari
13 nights / 14 days

Day 1 – Mkagadigadi Salt Pans
Days 2 & 3 – Nxai Pan National Park
Day 4 – Maun
Days 5 & 6 – Xakanaxa, Okavango Delta
Days 7 & 8 – Khwai River, Moremi Game Reserve
Days 9 & 10 – Savuti, Chobe National Park
Days 11 & 12 – Serondella Area, Chobe National Park
Day 13 – Victoria Falls, Livingstone, Zambia
Day 14 –  Safari ends, Livingstone, Zambia

from US$ 3,310 per person sharing.
25 departures in 2019.

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Okavango Wildlife Safari

all the highlights of the Okavango Delta, Moremi Game Reserve and Chobe National Park
A fully serviced mobile safari
10 nights / 11 days

Day 1 – //Kabbo Houseboat, Okavango Panhandle
Day 2 – //Kabbo Houseboat, Okavango Panhandle
Day 3 – Sedia Riverside Hotel. Maun
Days 4 & 5 – Khwai River, Moremi Game Reserve
Days 6 & 7 – Savuti, Chobe National Park
Days 8 & 9 – Serondella Area, Chobe National Park
Day 10 – Victoria Falls, Livingstone, Zambia
Day 11 – Safari ends in Livingstone, Zambia

from US$ 3,290 per person sharing.

11 departures in 2019.

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Get in touch

We’ve got lots more suggestions to help your travel budget stretch a bit further, so drop us an email or give us a call to find out more.  We look forward to hearing from you.

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