Buffalo Mobile Safari

Explore Botswana's pristine wilderness areas on a semi-participation group safari ending in Victoria Falls.

Buffalo on safari, Africa

Buffalo Mobile Safari

Explore Botswana's pristine wilderness areas on a semi-participation group safari ending in Victoria Falls.

Buffalo on safari, Africa

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8 days from £1,260pp plus international flights.

A great value semi-participation mobile camping safari in Botswana combining excellent game viewing with Victoria Falls.

  • Good value mobile camping safari.
  • Wildlife viewing in Okavango Delta, Moremi, Savuti & Chobe.
  • Ends at the iconic Victoria Falls.
  • Semi-participation, small group trip
  • Meals cooked on a fire by your camp chef.

This is a great value semi-participation camping safari which takes you to some of the best places in Botswana for spotting excellent wildlife plus one of Africa's most iconic sights, Victoria Falls. Watch a video of the safari.

Botswana safaris offer some of the best wildlife viewing in Africa, but they can be very expensive. The Okavango Delta, Moremi Game Reserve, Chobe National Park and Savuti are all included on this trip, as well as Victoria Falls, so this might be cheaper than some trips, but you're not losing out on wonderful experiences.

This is not run solely for Tribes' clients, but you will be joining people from other companies and of other nationalities. You don't have to cook as there will be a cook travelling with you (and he WILL impress you with what he can conjure up on the fire!), but you will be asked to help put tents up and down (it's not hard!).

Importantly, the professional guide on this safari will have excellent knowledge of the wildlife, and the benefit of staying with the same guide throughout a safari is that he gets to know what you want so can try to tailor experiences to the wishes of the group.

Tribes MD, Amanda Marks, has travelled with this safari company so knows first-hand about their services and rates them highly in their sphere.

The safari vehicle
The vehicle takes max 12 people and has a trailer for the mobile kitchen and luggage. If the weather is good the vehicle will be kept open, though hard Perspex sides can be put up if it's rainy, and there is a canvas roll top. There is a fridge so cold drinks are on hand, and there is even a charger so that you always have charging facilities at your disposal - night and day.

Sleeping arrangements
The two-man dome tents are roughly 2.5m square. You will be given a decent mattress, but you either need to bring your own sleeping bag or we can rent you one.

If you are a single person and willing to share a tent with someone of the same sex, then even if you end up with your own tent, you are not charged a single supplement. You can however guarantee your own tent if you want to pay a single supplement.

Camp facilities
For every 8 people there is one bush shower and one bush toilet. Both are within a tented cubicle for privacy. There is also an awning that is used to shade the dining table and chairs. Of course, there is also the kitchen trailer and all the equipment needed for the cooking - all very important! You will be asked for help in setting up the tent and packing it / carrying their bag from/to the vehicle at campsites. The rest of the camp chores are carried out by the team made up of one guide and one camp assistant.

A few other details
The minimum age for this trip is about 12 years. The average age tends to be around 40yrs. There is a first aid box on board, and there is communication via radio.

Oh, and did we mention... these trips are great fun!

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Client Rating for Botswana 5/5 from 120 reviews

Where you could be staying

This is a camping trip with hotel accommodation at the beginning and end. Below are some of the recommended places to stay on this trip. We can sometimes change to different properties you might prefer, but please note that this will affect the trip price.

Ask us about this holiday, or get in touch with us about planning a tailor-made trip which is just right for you.

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