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Please Help-Early Stages Planning South Africa & Botswana

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Please Help-Early Stages Planning South Africa & Botswana

My friend and I leave Cape Town October 22nd and fly back to the States November 4th from Johannesburg.

We haven't gotten as far as details yet. We do know that we we definitely want to go to Sabi Sands, Savute and Moremi.

I would appreciate opinions about which country to go to first, and why.

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1. Re: Please Help-Early Stages Planning South Africa & Botswana

Hi

I suggest to travel first to Botswana and then SA because of the weather. October is already hot in nth Botswana and November will be even hotter. This is also the beginnign of the rainy season. November will be better in SA because its cooler, but on the other hand SabiSands lies in the lowveld which will also be hot at this time.

Werner

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2. Re: Please Help-Early Stages Planning South Africa & Botswana

wanderlust,

what is you per person budget? that will be very useful in dispensing good advice.

craig beal - owner - travel beyond

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3. Re: Please Help-Early Stages Planning South Africa & Botswana

Thanks to both responders.

Craig, we're working on budget.

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4. Re: Please Help-Early Stages Planning South Africa & Botswana

no problem!

definitely push botswana to the last few days as the rates change on november 1 at some of the properties.

craig beal - owner - travel beyond

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5. Re: Please Help-Early Stages Planning South Africa & Botswana

Hey -

Depending on your flight time from JNB on November 4th, you may or may not be able to be on safari on the night of Nov 3/morning of Nov 4.

If you want, let us know you international flight # on Nov 4.

Craig Beal - owner - Travel Beyond

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