Tried and tested Safaris
The latest line up of safari vacations.
All of our safaris are built around you although there are some tried and tested combinations that work so well together we often suggest these as a base to plan a tailor-made safari.
Our safari tours illustrate the possible costs and combinations but are not packaged tours. Each African journey is uniquely created for you as our valued guest at the time of your enquiry.
Our recommended tours
A little known island, Sao Tome is in the middle of the world! Breath taking scenery, waterfalls, black and white sand beaches, rainforests with extensive cocoa plantations.
Drop everything and get some sunshine.
Sao Tome Island, Gabon - 8 days/7 nights.
Capture impressive shots on the Zambezi River at Victoria Falls and in the Hwange/Chobe eco-system; one of the last great, unfenced wildernesses allowing elephants to roam free.
Pack your tripod and hat and join up today.
Victoria Falls, Zambezi River, Hwange National Park - Zimbabwe; 11 days/10 nights.
Barefoot, beach paradise on Quirimbas Archipelago islands in Mozambique enjoying the unspoilt, marine parks by snorkel or boat and enjoying delicious, freshly cooked seafoods.
Salty, beautiful and a tropical paradise.
Quirimbas Archipelago, Mozambique - 7 nights/8 days
A classic safari to a famous destination with maximum time for photography. Early starts, long days in the field and advice from your professional safari guide and expert photographer.
Fabulous photographic opportunities in Kenya.
Lewa Wildlife Conservancy, Lake Nakuru, Masai Mara - Kenya, 11 days/10 nights.
A northern Tanzania mobile safari in private campsites intended to uncover the migration and wilderness regions around Lake Manyara, Ngorongoro Crater and the Serengeti National Park.
The safari of a lifetime in Tanzania's northern circuit
Lake Manyara, Ngorongoro Crater and the Serengeti - 7 days/6 nights
This privately guided primate safari explores the Rwandan habitat of mountain gorillas and golden monkeys within a chain of 5 volcanoes, just north of Kigali near the border with Uganda.
Probably the easiest and smartest way to trek for gorillas
Kigali and Parc de National Virunga, Rwanda - 4 days/3 nights
A week long drive-in fly-out safari using comfortable lodges in Tanzania's northern circuit to include Tarangire, Ngorongoro Crater and the Serengeti to catch the annual wildebeest migration.
The lodge safari to do when tents simply won't do!
Tarangire, Lake Manyara, Ngorongoro Crater, Serengeti - 7 days / 6 nights
The ideal Zimbabwe safari including best wildlife reserves and World Heritage Sites. Ideal for big game from wild dog, elephant, lion, leopard, black rhino, buffalo to giraffe.
Safaris the way they were always intended!
Victoria Falls, Hwange, Lake Kariba and Mana Pools - 12 days/11 nights
Far away in the land of Zambia is a pristine wilderness, South Luangwa National Park, where photographers can snap away without interruption or pollution spoiling the photo safari.
No electrical cables to ruin your landscapes!
Victoria Falls, South Luangwa National Park - Zambia, 11 days, 10 nights.
A series of day treks via different trail routes up to Uhuru Peak on Tanzania's Mount Kilimanjaro. Ideally preceded with an acclimatisation safari then finished off on a Zanzibar beach.
One for the bucket list. Do it for charity or otherwise but just do it!
Mt Kilimanjaro - 5 to 6 day hike plus 2 nights at base hotel.
A traditional holiday to Kenya combining Amboseli to take in views of Kilimanjaro alongside herds of elephants followed by a safari to the Masai Mara to experience the annual migration.
A traditional tented safari to the heart of the Masai Mara
Amboseli and Masai Mara National Park - 7 nights/8 days
A 5 night camel back safari exploring the remote valleys, hills and plains of Kenya's Lewa Wilderness with mobile and lightweight fly-camping making the most of this outdoor wonderland.
Embrace nature and walk wild with a comfortable adventure
Lewa Wildlife Conservancy, Kenya - 6 days/5 nights
Explore Botswana's pristine wilderness from a tree island on the edge of the Okavango before venturing to the deep heart of the Delta; end off with the fascinating Savute Channel.
Plus: Save US$230 per person on accommodation costs.
Botswana's Okavango Delta and Linyanti regions - 8 days/7 nights
A week long safari starting in 4-star comfort in Victoria Falls followed by 3 nights deep within Hwange, Zimbabwe's biggest and best known wildlife park and home of the Presidential herd of elephants.
Discover the Victoria Falls and be amazed by Africa's wildlife
Victoria Falls and Hwange National Park - 7 days/6 nights
Camp Zambezi sits on the edge of the Zambezi River within the floodplains of Mana Pools National Park, Zimbabwe. A truly eco-friendly and comfortable safari set in the traditional style.
On special from 15 April to 30 June and 1 to 15 November
Mana Pools National Park, Zimbabwe - 4 days/3 nights
Update May 2013: TRIP NOT AVAILABLE UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE Explore Gabon including Lope National Park, Lekedi National Park, Loango National Park and the Wonga Wongue Reserve.
An adventurer's safari in Central Africa discovering Gabon
Libreville and 4 Gabonese National Parks - 13 nights/14 days
A week long set departure horse-riding safari into the Great Rift Valley and Kenya's Masai Mara where days are spent on horseback with additional game viewing by vehicle and on foot.
Glorious riding across Kenya's famous game viewing plains
Masai Mara, Kenya - 8 days/7 nights
A guided safari to Central African Republic that includes tracking with the Ba-Aka pygmies, viewing forest elephant, western lowland gorilla, an astonishing array of birds and the striking bongo antelope.
Central African gorillas, rainforests and pygmies.
Dzanga Ndoki National Park, Central African Republic - 9 days/8 nights
Start in Oserian Wildlife Sanctuary situated in the glorious Great Rift Valley of Kenya, and end in the Masai Mara close to the famous wildebeest migration river crossing.
A safari to shine like a beacon in your memory for years to come.
Lake Naivasha and Masai Mara Reserve, Kenya - 8 days/7 nights
A Namibia flying safari including Sossusvlei, Walvis Bay, Damaraland and Etosha with accommodation in luxury tented camps and lodges in the company of an experienced pilot guide.
Namibia's best week long flying safari!
Sossusvlei, Walvis Bay, Damaraland, Etosha Pan - 7 days/6 nights
Choose from 10 individual Botswana safari camps for 3 nights or more, during the secret season, to guarantee a significant saving on the cost of your luxury safari accommodation.
Travel November to March and save a tidy sum.
Botswana, Victoria Falls, Namibia - multiple safari combinations.
Stay on the V&A Waterfront with a private waterside platform in Cape Town before moving on to the historic town of Franschoek, with easy access to wine tasting and gourmet meals.
Enjoy Cape Town - the fifth most beautiful city in the world.
Cape Town Waterfront & the Cape Winelands, South Africa - 9 nights/10 days
Track rehabilitated leopards hunting for themselves in the Namibia wilderness, search for spotted hyena and have close-up sessions with rescued lion cubs, great for photography.
Learn more about the King of the Jungle and other big cats.
Okonjima, Namibia -1 night/2 days
Unrivalled views of Mt Kilimanjaro and wonderful elephant sightings in Amboseli, are a perfect combination with our exclusive private safari camp in Mara North Conservancy.
It's time to enjoy the plains of Africa.
Amboseli and Masai Mara, Kenya - 7 night/8 day safari
Explore northern Namibia via Okahandja and Grootfontein and the heart of Bushmanland; camp on the Okavango River and then head south, back to Windhoek via the Waterberg Plateau.
Set departure mobile adventures with like-minded travellers.
Windhoek, Grootfontein, Kaudom NP, Caprivi Strip - 11 days/10 nights
Embark on a mobile safari to explore the Skeleton Coast, Damaraland and Kaokoland, spotting desert elephant and meeting the Ovahimba while discovering the Kunene River and Epupa Falls.
A world unlike any that you may have seen before.
Skeleton Coast, Damaraland, Kaokoland in Namibia - 12 days/11 nights
Explore Rwanda including Nungwe Forest to track chimpanzees. Travel via Lake Kivu bound for the Virunga Mountains, to spend time with mountain gorillas before returning to Kigali.
A tiny mountainous country full of forests, primates and birds.
Nungwe Forest, Lake Kivu, Parc National des Volcans, Rwanda - 8 days/7 nights.
A 14-day safari to explore east and southern Madagascar and discover a variety of landscapes, tribal cultures, plus lemurs and an amazing diversity of plants, birds, insects and animals
Discover Madagascar by road
East and Southern Madagascar - 14 day/13 night
With over 500 bird species, this week long safari to the Kafue National Park appeals to birders as well as those looking for a remote safari experience before ending in Victoria Falls.
Much on offer including wetlands, swamps and plains.
Kafue National Park and Victoria Falls in Zambia - 7 days/6 nights
Combine Katavi National Park with its wide open plains and herds of buffalo and elephant with the special forests and chimpanzees of Mahale Mountains on the shores of Lake Tanganyika.
Mark a special occasion with this rare experience.
Katavi National Park and Mahale Mountains, Tanzania - 8 days/7 nights.
This highly rated and authentic safari with no single supplement travels to secluded spots on the Masai Mara and the Laikipia Plateau in Kenya, and includes prime wildlife viewing.
High quality guiding, good service and uncompromising hospitality.
Laikipia Plateau and Masai Mara Reserve - 7 nights/8 days in Kenya
Enjoy Swahili culture, sandy white beaches and gentle seas neighbouring vast wilderness areas, on the Kenyan Coast, which stretches from Malindi in the north to south of Mombasa.
A tropical paradise lapped by the rich warm Indian Ocean.
Kenya Coast - 5 days/4 nights on the Kenya Coast
The Liuwa Plains in Zambia are immense, truly remote, completely flat and brimming with birds and home to huge numbers of animals, and absolutely worth joining this expeditions to see.
Is it true the world is flat? You'll believe it when you visit the Liuwa Plains.
Liuwa Plains, Zambia - 4 nights/5 days.
Highlights include visiting the birding wonderlands of Lake Ngami, Okavango Delta, Caprivi Strip, Victoria Falls in Zambia, Chobe and Makgadikgadi National Parks in Botswana.
The supreme birding trail - with a good dose of other wildlife thrown in.
Botswana, Namibia and Zambia - 16 days/15 nights
Floods in southern Africa have opened up the Selinda Spillway for an adventurous canoe safari, travelling between the Okavango Delta and the Linyanti in northern Botswana.
A rare and extraordinary adventure for 2013
Selinda Spillway, Botswana - Okavango Delta to Linyanti - 4 days/3 nights
A safari into one of Botswana's finest wilderness concessions in the Linyanti Spillway north of the Okavango Delta renowned for its wildlife and successful conservation programmes.
A choice of 3 safari camps within 300000 hectares of wilderness
Linyanti Spillway, northern Botswana
A safari exploring an intricate network of Sand River channels, host to a plethora of African mammals, especially elephant and graceful giraffe, in Selous National Park, Tanzania.
Tall, lanky animals with long necks and a very long, purple tongue.
Selous National Park, Tanzania - 6 days/5 nights
Lucky Zambezi guests will be able to enjoy this unique safari journey in Jackson Looseyia's Kenya camp, legendary Masai guide and famed for his appearances in BBC's Big Cat Diaries.
6 incredible days in Jackson's camp, legendary Big Cat Diary guide.
Mara North Conservancy, Kenya - 5 nights/6 days
A safari to Tanzania's Serengeti for the best of the annual migration from semi-permanent seasonal camps. Includes a visit to Ngorongoro Crater and Manyara from Arusha or Nairobi.
The great migration - regarded by many as the greatest show on earth
Serengeti National Park, Tanzania - 6 days/5 nights
One of the most inhospitable and hauntingly beautiful places, the Skeleton Coast in Namibia is unforgettable and is home to seal colonies, penguins and desert adapted hyaena.
Rugged, harsh and delicately balanced.
Skeleton Coast, Namibia - 5 days/4 nights
Two iconic Malawi destinations including Liwonde National Park with game viewing by boat, foot or vehicle before chilling out at fabled Mumbo Island or in the clear waters of Cape Maclear.
One week of magic, two pristine wildernesses.
Lake Malawi and Liwonde National Park, Malawi- 8 days/7 nights
The fascination of Ethiopia lies in its myriad historical sites, the obelisks of Axum, churches and Coptic monasteries in the Tigre, Lake Tana and Lalibela, the African Jerusalem.
Magical mystery tour to Axum, Lalibela, Gondar and Bahir Dar.
Addis Ababa, Bahir Dar, Gondar, Lalibela, Axum - 7 nights/8 days
A comprehensive luxury safari ideal for those who need to be thoroughly spoilt and enjoy a range of African wildlife, far reaching views and romantic meals under the stars of Kenya.
An addictive getaway - better than you can imagine.
Meru, Samburu and Masai Mara National Parks - 9 nights/10 days
A fun and affordable, photographic adventure in Namibia taking in Damaraland, Etosha National Park, Kalahari, Skeleton Coast, Sossusvlei, Swakopmund and Windhoek. Customised vehicles with professional guide and expert in photography.
Spectacular scenery with incredible color and light.
Highlights of Namibia - 10 days/9 nights
Our most popular lower Zambezi canoe safari over 4 days from Chirundu down to Mana Pools World Heritage Site. One of the best ways to experience big game and real African wilderness.
Unquestionably the best canoe safari in Africa
Lower Zambezi River - Chirundu to Mana Pools - 4 days/3 nights
Discover the immense Upper Zambezi trans-frontier conservation area straddling Botswana, Namibia, Angola, Zambia and Zimbabwe - one of the greatest wilderness areas on the planet.
Quintessentially African - impressive wildlife in the Zambezi basin.
Okavango Delta, Kwando Concession, Chobe National Park, Victoria Falls - 16 days/15 nights
Enjoy the breath-taking beauty of the Tuli Block in Botswana, from horseback on our classic 7 night horse safari, taking you back to a time when man and his environment were one.
An unparalleled equine adventure.
Tuli Block, Mashatu, Botswana - 8 days/7 nights.
An 8 day Uganda safari tracking mountain gorillas in Bwindi Impenetrable Forest, game viewing in Queen Elizabeth National Park, chimpanzee tracking in Chamburu (Kyamburu Gorge).
An emerald jewel in Africa's crown.
Bwindi Impenetrable,Queen Elizabeth Park, Ngamba Island - 8 days/7 nights.
A 10 day safari from Victoria Falls to Botswana's Chobe National Park and Moremi Game Reserve for world class wildlife viewing in one of Africa's most prolific wilderness areas.
Prolific wildlife and the magnificent Victoria Falls
Victoria Falls, Chobe National Park and Moremi Reserve - 10 days/9 nights
A 10 day safari from Victoria Falls for a sample of Zambia plus an experience with the elephant herds in Botswana's Chobe National Park and the predators of the Savuti
Highly recommended for a once in a lifetime experience
Victoria Falls Zambian side, Chobe NP and Savuti - 10 days/9 nights
Enjoy 3 nights in Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe in a luxury safari lodge including breakfasts, Boma dinner, sunset cruise and Tour of the Falls, plus time to explore the World Heritage site.
Victoria Falls - 4 star comfort at huge savings!
Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe - 4 days/3 nights
A bird lovers dream travelling between Lake Bogoria, Lake Baringo, Mt Elgon with volcanic lava caves, and the Kakamega Forest, the only remnant of Congo forest left in Kenya.
Join up to see cave dwelling elephants, the bongo, giant forest hog.
Laikipia Plateau, Lake Bogoria, Lake Baringo, Mt Elgon National Park and Kakamega Forest Reserve - 11 days/10 nights in Kenya.
The Zambia explorer safari allows us to make use of small deluxe seasonal bush camps in the remote South Luangwa to explore and discover the regions big game and diverse wildlife on foot.
On the ground you can see, hear and feel Africa
South Luangwa National Park, Zambia - 9 days/8 nights
Take a wild ride down the Zambezi river, below Victoria Falls in Zimbabwe or Zambia, for a day or few and you don't need to be an expert to raft the Zambezi; you will experience adrenalin!
It's the wildest one-day whitewater rafting trip in the world
Zambezi River below Victoria Falls - Zambia or Zimbabwe side.
Voted as one of the top 30 beaches in the world, this Zanzibar beach resort is great for families and honeymooners alike and no better way to end a challenging summit of Mt Kilimanjaro!
Location location location ...
Zanzibar Island, Tanzania - 7 days/6 nights
Inter-act close-up with a special herd of elephant in Kapama Private Game Reserve, South Africa from a private bush home on a superb range of horses before heading to Cape Town.
Enjoy elephants, horse rides and novel adventures.
Kapama Game Reserve + Waterberg + Cape Town, South Africa - 10 days/9 nights.
Island hopping in the Indian Ocean from Mauritius to the little known Rodriguez Island and back to Mauritius - cruise and swimming with dolphins included.
Affordable, unique and utterly relaxing.
Mauritius and Rodriguez Islands, Indian Ocean - 12 nights/13 days
Appreciate this back-to-basics authentic mobile safari camp in the Gonarezhou National Park in south eastern Zimbabwe, with spectacular views of the red sandstone Chilojo Cliffs.
Elephants taller than trees, magnificent leopards, ruby red hillsides.
Gonarezhou National Park, south eastern Zimbabwe - 4 days/3 nights
Our concierge service offers the ideal flexible and fabulous Mauritius beach vacation to suit family, friends or couples in luxury villas - 5 star hotel accommodation at 3 star prices.
An 'a la carte' solution to planning your beach holiday.
Cape Malheureux, Mauritius - 7, 9 or 14 nights
Set off to the African rainforests and discover the Odzala-Kokoua National Park, Republic of Congo tracking lowland gorillas, red river hogs, bongo, forest buffalo and elephants.
Heart of diversity, heart of Africa, heart of humanity
Odzala-Kokoua National Park, Republic of Congo (Brazzaville) - 6 nights/7 days
Explore the magnificent wilderness of Gorongosa National Park before relaxing on Ibo Island to enjoy the history, architecture and beautiful beaches of this remote Mozambican Island.
Mystery, magic, culture and beauty.
Gorongosa National Park and the Mozambique coast - 7 nights/8 days
A thrilling 5 night horse riding safari in Botswana, exploring the Makgadikgadi salt pans from comfortable camps with beautiful desert scenery and desert adapted wildlife.
Explore the way the early explorers did - on horseback!
5 nights/6 days horse back safari in Makgadikgadi Pans and Kalahari Desert.
The Maroantsetra region shelters the rare Aye Aye lemur in the Masoala National Park rain forests. The Aye Aye is known for its long, skeletal middle finger, fox like ears and rodent teeth.
Want to try and spot the elusive aye aye? Head east!
9 nights/10 days in Masoala and Andasibe National Parks, Madagascar
Fabled north Malawi from the Viphya Mountains, iconic Nyika National Park and Lake Malawi for birdwatching, game viewing, culture, snorkelling for fresh water cyclids and all accompanied by your own private guide.
Beautiful scenery and warm hearted local people.
Nyika Plateau and the northern lakeshore, Malawi - 8 days/7 nights.
Explore one tropical island to another in the awesome Quirimbas Archipelago on a traditional Mozambique dhow enjoying a snorkelling, fishing, kayaking and star gazing along the way.
Sail the Indian Ocean in a traditional dhow.
Quirimbas Archipelago, northern Mozambique - 8 days/7 nights
An intrepid self-drive safari through Lake Manyara, Ngorongoro Crater and the Serengeti, fully planned prior to your arrival in Tanzania including a fully equipped safari vehicle.
Fancy independance? Go it alone.
Lake Manyara, Ngorongoro, Serengeti NP, Tanzania - 11 days/10 nights.
Situated on the white beaches of Anse Kerlan on Praslin Island in the Seychelles where turtles still lay their eggs in complete tranquility, lies a 5 star honeymoon resort with a championship golf course.
Dream for the rest of your days about your perfect honeymoon.
Praslin Island, Seychelles, Indian Ocean - 7 days/6 nights
An exclusive limited departure mobile safari expedition visiting Kasanaka National Park, Bangweulu Swamps and Lake Shiwa N'gandu, culminating in the South Luangwa National Park of Zambia.
Aspiring explorers secure your place on our great Zambian expedition.
Kasanka National Park, Bangweulu Swamps and Lake Shiwa N'gandu, Zambia.
Horse riders of all ages enjoy the Thamalakane River ride from comfortable accommodation in Maun, Botswana including cantering in the wildilfe reserve with a plethora of wildlife.
David Foot is revered across Africa for his horse riding safaris.
Thamalakane, Maun, Botswana - 3 nights/4days.
The best of Africa all wrapped in one great safari. From the World Heritage site of Mana Pools on the Zambezi River, fly on to Hwange National Park, Victoria Falls, and end off in Botswana.
Big game viewing by vehicle, boat and plane.
Mana Pools, Hwange, Victoria Falls, Chobe, Okavango Delta - 13 days/12 nights
Whether you're looking for a romantic break or a family holiday, spoil yourself in two luxury beach resorts, combining Seychelles with Mauritius in one glorious beach holiday.
Coastal living at its best.
Mauritius and Seychelles, Indian Ocean.
Join marine biologists from the Organisation for the Protection of Sea Turtles on Sao Tome and Principe for conservation work with turtles and whales from an Island Resort.
Witness Leather, Loggerhead and Green turtles nesting on island beaches
Principe Island, Gabon - 11 days/10 nights
Working with the Marine Megafauna Foundation research activities include tagging whale sharks and manta rays among the reefs off Mozambique's world class dive site at Casa Barry.
If shark tagging isn't enough then dive, snorkel, surf and sail
Casa Barry Lodge, Tofo, Mozambique - 11 days/10 nights
In association with Watamu Marine Association, research expeditions provide the opportunity to dive with dolphins and get directly involved with Kenya's marine conservation projects.
Dive with dolphins from Watamu in Kenya
Turtle Bay Beach Club - 11 days/10 nights
A comprehensive range of Zambezi's recommended African safaris tours covering Southern, East and Central Africa and including Victoria Falls to the Serengeti Plains.