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See Mother Nature’s stories come to life in iconic landscapes on an African safari

Our African safari holidays are divided into escorted small group safaris and independent tailor-made safaris – all you have to decide is how sociable or independent you want your holiday to be. On our escorted small group safaris you could take in the highlights of northern Tanzania, like the breathtaking Ngorongoro Crater and rolling plains of the Serengeti, or discover Kenya’s awe-inspiring lakes, mountains and iconic wildlife reserves in style. Our independent safaris are a suggestion to get you started; we can help tailor-make your own itinerary with different accommodation and suggest our the best excursions and extensions. How you get around is part of the experience too – our 4x4 safaris guarantee you a front-row seat to the action and our fly-in safaris give you dazzling bird’s-eye views of your destination.

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Rivers & Rainbows

Uncover the beauty of these two spectacular countries as you wonder at the peaceful tranquillity of Botswana and the awesome power of Victoria Falls.

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Cape Town and Botswana

Spend time exploring the beautiful sights of Cape Town before travelling to the wildlife-rich haven of Chobe National Park.

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African Wonders

Combine Africa’s most famous wildlife reserve with an iconic city and a natural wonder of the world.

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Cape Town, Sabi Sands & Mozambique – Suggested itinerary

This is a honeymoon-worthy blend of cosmopolitan city highlights, epic wildlife and unbelievably dreamy scenes on Mozambique’s beaches. Do it in style with game drives in the private Sabi Sands Game R...

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Essential Zimbabwe

This great-value safari and Victoria Falls combo is the perfect introduction to Zimbabwe’s spectacular natural highlights. Visit the country’s largest national park – a classic Big Five heavyweight – ...

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Unsurpassed Zimbabwe

See Zimbabwe at its wildest on this nine-night luxury fly-in safari. Travel to one of Africa’s top 10 largest national parks, stay in an award-winning camp in one of the best wildlife-viewing spots, a...

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Zimbabwe, Wildlife & Water

Combine fantastic value with Zimbabwe’s spectacular sights on this nine-night fly-in safari. Track the classic Big Five in the country’s largest national park, see endangered wild dogs in wild-walking...

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Tanzania Migration

This Northern Circuit safari visits the incredible Ngorongoro Crater, elephant hot spot of Tarangire National Park and wildlife-rich Serengeti. Two Serengeti stops – central plus northern or southern ...

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Under Serengeti Skies

An authentic wildlife-rich safari where the highlight is three nights under the stars in a semi-permanent camp inside the Serengeti.

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Unsurpassed Tanzania

This luxury twin-centre safari stays at two extra special properties, using them as a base to explore the world-famous Ngorongoro Crater and Serengeti.

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Serengeti Fly-in & Zanzibar

Look out for big cats and the Big Five across the picturesque plains of the Serengeti, before unwinding on Zanzibar’s frosted white sands.

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Essential Tanzania

A great introduction to Tanzania’s must-see highlights – the Serengeti and Ngorongoro Crater. See superb wildlife like big cats and elephants, and stay in scenic lodges close to the action. This short...

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Tanzania SkySafari

Safaris don’t come much better than this. Travel in style between northern Tanzania’s game-rich parks, in a bespoke Cessna Grand Caravan aircraft.

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Unsurpassed Botswana with Belmond

Taking in three of Botswana’s most popular destinations, this exciting itinerary includes stays in some of Belmond's luxurious properties.

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Desert & Delta Conservation and Community Safari

With strong community engagement and conservation initiatives, this responsible safari focuses on the importance of ‘travelling for good’. Desert & Delta’s new suggested itinerary will introduce you t...

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Best of Botswana & Victoria Falls

This eight-night fly-in safari is the perfect introduction to the wildlife and natural beauty of Botswana. There’s a distinct feel of exclusivity throughout, with intimate lodges, small planes and fan...

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Porini Wilderness Safari

This is the ultimate itinerary for an authentic, adventurous and responsible safari. With Porini, it’s all about wildlife conservation and sustainable tourism – they use local guides and lease Maasai ...

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Governors' Safari

It’s all about big cats and the Big Five on this classic safari. Travel to a colonial farmhouse where you can explore two of the Great Rift Valley lakes. Then fly over the rolling plains to a tented c...

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Samburu & Mara Family Safari

With stays in fantastic kid-friendly camps, this short safari has been created for families. Visit two of Kenya’s breathtaking national parks – Samburu and the Maasai Mara – and make memories together...

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Amboseli, Tsavo & Beach

City, safari and coast are all covered on this 10-night itinerary. You’ll travel from Nairobi to Mombasa and spend a few nights in the beautiful national parks of Amboseli and Tsavo on the way. Head o...

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Complete Kenya

This comprehensive and leisurely paced 11-night road safari will take you around the country’s breathtakingly diverse landscapes. Explore vast national parks and sprawling lakes, and get up close to e...

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Maasai Mara & Indian Ocean

Spot big cats and the Big Five on the Mara’s rolling plains, then relax on the soft white sands of a beautiful island.

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Mara Fly-in Safari & Mombasa

Head out on safari in Kenya's iconic national park, the Maasai Mara before flying over to the coast for some well-deserved beach time.

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Governors' Grand Safari

This extended version of our popular Governors’ Safari includes the collection’s newest property: Mugie House in Laikipia. With stays in three very different areas of Kenya – including a special wildl...

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Kenya SkySafari

Take to the skies on an exclusive air safari around two of Kenya’s iconic national parks and a quieter private conservancy. You’ll travel in a bespoke Cessna Grand Caravan aircraft and stay at intimat...

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Wonders of Namibia

From the sand dunes of Sossusvlei to the wildlife of Etosha National Park, this 10-night suggested self-drive itinerary takes you to some of the country’s most iconic sights. While distances can be lo...

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Best of Namibia Fly-in safari

A fly-in safari with stays in Wilderness Safaris’ lodges is the most fascinating and time-efficient way to experience the countless wonders of Namibia.

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Chimps of the Nyungwe Forest

Head off on thrilling nature encounters in remarkable primate habitats, with rainforest hikes in search of chimpanzees.

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Majestic Rwanda

This is the ultimate primate experience. Get up close with mountain gorillas in Africa’s oldest national park and hike through rainforest in search of chimpanzees. Spot chimps swinging through the vin...

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Volcanoes & Gorillas

This is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to see mountain gorillas up close in their own environment, in real ‘Gorillas in the Mist’ territory.

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Safari and the City

Get a feel of South Africa’s urban and wild sides on this seven-night itinerary. Soak up culture, natural beauty and brilliant dining in the showstopper city of Cape Town, then go on to the Eastern Ca...

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