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African safaris that won't break the bank

28th October 2010 Print
African safaris that won't break the bank

With all of us working harder for less in these stringent times, why not do something exceptional with your time off?

Africa specialist tour operator the Zambezi Safari and Travel Company ( ) has selected some of the best camps, most remote locations and out of this world experiences for a first-rate safari offering plenty of 'bang for your buck'.

Top luxe experiences for this season include:

9 Night Botswana Flying Safari from £4,690 per person - Save £385 per person - Experience the very best of wild Botswana and the magnificent Victoria Falls on this nine-night safari staying in luxury camps. The safari starts at Chitabe Camp in a private concession bordering the famous Moremi Game Reserve in the Okavango Delta, offering all the scenery you would expect without the crowds, along with a breathtaking mix of wildlife as diverse as it is prolific. Xigera Camp offers another Delta experience, as you glide by mokoro through the riverine forest. The experience ends at Toka Leya Camp, hidden on the banks of the Zambezi River 12km upstream from Victoria Falls, one of the Seven Natural Wonders of the World. Travel between 1 November and 31 March and receive one night free, saving £385 per person.

10 Night Kenya Flying Safari from £3,250 per person - Save £323 per person - From the elegant oasis of Joy's Camp - built on the site of Joy Adamson's tented home in Shaba National Reserve - to the deluxe Saruni Camp in the magical Masai Mara and finishing with the luxurious Kiwayu retreat on the Kenyan Coast, this safari offers the very best of East Africa. Fabulous food is guaranteed at these intimate properties along with great game viewing and soul soothing solitude. The price includes one free night plus 15% off normal published rates, saving £323 per person.

11 Night Remote Tanzania Safari from £3,150 per person - Save £350 per person - This safari offers some of Africa's most unforgettable experiences in two of the country's most remote areas, Katavi National Park and Mahale Mountains National Park. Tanzania's third largest national park, Katavi is also the country's least visited. With several thousand game-rich square kilometres at your disposal, it's impossible to find a less diluted African experience. Whilst in Mahale you'll encounter epic scenery, marvellous snorkelling on Lake Tanganyika, the largest body of freshwater in Africa, rare and wonderful wildlife and all the mystery associated with tales of African jungles - plus exceptional encounters with 60 habituated chimpanzees. Book within 30 days of travel and enjoy a 10% discount, saving £350 per person.

Prices for all safaris are per person sharing and include:

* All accommodation throughout on a full board basis
* Guides and vehicles in all parks
* All activities including parks fees and transfers (excluding some activities at Kiwayu in Kenya)
* All meals at all camps and lodges
* Drinks (excluding Kiwayu in Kenya)
* Inter camp transfers and flights
* Excludes international flights

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African safaris that won't break the bank