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African Safari Holidays: Explore the Wild Side of Africa

Africa is home to some of the world's most iconic wildlife, and there's no better way to experience it than on an unforgettable safari. Whether you're an avid nature lover or just looking for an adventure, African Safaris offer a truly unique experience that you'll never forget. From the savanna of South Africa to the plains of Kenya, there are plenty of destinations to choose from. Let's take a closer look at what you can expect on an African safari, and where to go for the best experiences.

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Destinations for African Safaris

There are many destinations throughout Africa where you can embark on an exciting safari adventure. Some of the most popular countries to visit include South Africa, Kenya, Tanzania, Botswana, and Namibia. Each of these countries offers unique wildlife and landscapes, as well as a range of activities to suit all interests. Whether you want to explore the savannas on foot, take a hot-air balloon ride over the plains, or relax in a luxurious lodge, there's a safari experience for everyone.

What You'll See on an African Safari

One of the main attractions of an African Safari is the incredible wildlife that you'll encounter along the way. From majestic lions to towering giraffes, the savannas of Africa are home to some of the world's most iconic animals. You'll also have the chance to see elephants, zebras, buffalo, and a range of other mammals, as well as a huge variety of bird species. Many safaris also offer the chance to see rare and endangered animals like rhinos and cheetahs, which can be a truly unforgettable experience.

South Africa Safaris 

South Africa is one of the most popular destinations for African Safaris, offering a range of experiences for all interests. Kruger National Park is a must-visit destination, with its stunning landscapes and incredible wildlife. You'll have the chance to see the Big Five (lions, leopards, elephants, buffalo, and rhinos), as well as a range of other animals like zebras, giraffes, and hippos. There are also plenty of luxurious lodges to choose from, including Singita, Sabi Sabi, and Lion Sands.

Family Safaris

African Safaris are not just for adults. Many safari lodges and camps offer activities and programs specifically designed for families with children. These programs typically include kid-friendly activities like bush walks, animal tracking, and junior ranger programs, as well as opportunities for parents to relax and unwind. Many lodges also offer family-friendly accommodations like interconnected rooms or tents. Some of the best destinations for family safaris include South Africa, Tanzania, and Kenya. A family safari is a great way to bond with your loved ones and create lifelong memories.

Kenya Safaris

Kenya is another popular destination for African Safaris, with its iconic landscapes and incredible wildlife. The Masai Mara is a must-visit destination, with its vast plains and abundant wildlife. You'll have the chance to see lions, cheetahs, elephants, and a range of other mammals, as well as over 450 bird species. There are plenty of luxurious lodges to choose from, including Angama Mara, Mara Plains Camp, and Ol Donyo Lodge.

Luxury Places to Stay on Safari

If you're looking for a luxurious safari experience, there are plenty of lodges and camps that offer top-of-the-line amenities and services. Many of these properties are located in remote, secluded areas, offering privacy and exclusivity. Some of the most luxurious lodges in Africa include Singita, &Beyond, and Wilderness Safaris, which offer a range of experiences across multiple countries. These lodges often include amenities like private plunge pools, gourmet cuisine, and personalised service.

African Safaris offer a unique and unforgettable experience that you'll never forget. With a range of destinations to choose from and plenty of activities to suit all interests, there's something for everyone on an African Safari. Whether you're looking for an adventure or just want to relax in luxury, there's a safari experience that's right for you. From South Africa's stunning landscapes to Kenya's iconic plains, Africa is waiting to be explored!

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Popular Safari Itineraries

Big Five Safari

5 Days
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See Africa's Big Five: lion, leopard, rhino, elephant and African buffalo on this Big Five Safari Holiday through Kenya


Family Safari in Kenya

8 Days
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Enjoy a shorter safari holiday, that still packs a punch, through Kenya that works perfectly for families wanting to experience a safari holiday with a shorter time frame - perfect for school holidays! 

South Africa Safari & Cape Town

12 Days
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Embark on an unforgettable South Africa holiday that will take you to the vibrant city of Cape Town and on an amazing safari to see the abundant wildlife of the Eastern Cape. 

Kenya & Tanzania Safari

11 Days
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Embark on a safari holiday adventure in Kenya and Tanzania: this 10-day itinerary takes you through Nairobi, Lake Naivasha, Maasai Mara, Arusha, Lake Manyara, Serengeti, and Ngorongoro, where you can see amazing wildlife and landscapes. 

Cheetah Safari

8 Days
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Experience a Cheetah Safari through the breath-taking landscapes of Kenya and see some of the most stunning natural environments in the world, where you'll have the opportunity to witness the majesty of cheetahs in their natural habitat.

Rwanda Gorilla Safari

7 Days
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See Rwanda's stunning Gorillas on a Gorilla Safari that will take you from the bustling city of Kigali to the lush Nyungwe Forest, serene Kibuye, and the breathtaking Volcanoes National Park.

Chobe National Park and the Okavango Delta

10 Days
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See the stunning natural beauty of Botswana with this safari holiday; this itinerary takes you through some of the most breath-taking landscapes of Botswana, with a special focus on the world-renowned Chobe National Park and the Okavango Delta.

Serengeti Safari and Zanzibar

14 Nights
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Discover the ultimate African Safari holiday with our 7-night Serengeti Safari and Zanzibar Beach Holiday. See wildlife like the Big Five and relax on the white sandy beaches on Zanzibar and swim in the turquoise waters. 

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