Botswana's success in wildlife conservation has been a result of a low population density, and a focus on low impact, high value tourism.  This quality comes at a cost and is why 5 and 6 star safari lodges will run $850 - $2000 per person per night.  More affordable options do exist, and a fabulour experience can be had if you are willing to surrender some luxury frills. The following are some recommended more affordable safari options in Botswana.
For overland safaris: 




For permanent camps at more affordable prices: 



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