Best Luxury African Safari Tours

Luxury Safari Destinations in Africa

Visit and discover Africa’s true wilderness through the stunning landscapes endowed with natural unspoiled beauty, culture and wildlife on a Luxury safari Experience. This is truly an unforgettable experience. The accommodation is really outstanding; from luxurious lodges to exclusive tented camps which also are near great spots for wildlife.

Visit East Africa’s Savannah grasslands covered with landscapes, cultural attractions and wildlife including the Annual wildebeest migration from Serengeti to the Masai-Mara (Tanzania and Kenya), the Big 5, and the endangered Mountain Gorillas of Uganda and Rwanda. Also consider a safari to Southern Africa to countries like South Africa, Mozambique, Zambia, and Zimbabwe for an unrivaled safari experience visit different National Parks, Mighty Victoria Falls, various cultural attractions, taste the delicious food and wine in the Wine lands of South Africa.

 

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Top 10 Luxury Safari Destinations in Africa

 

  1. South Africa

It’s important you choose a South African luxury safari holiday in case you are in need of wildlife especially the Big Five game and also if you want exclusive luxury accommodation. The luxury safari includes all South Africa’s main attractions which you can visit such as Kruger National Park for the Big 5, the Eastern Cape with a number of Malaria-free game reserves, Cape Town and its famous Wine lands, the Sun City (can also visit the attractions there such as Madikwe and Pilanesberg).

South Africa is a highly recommended destination for private tailor-made luxury holidays and which come with benefits of having your own chef, visiting attractions at your pace, private facilities at your accommodation, and a flexible schedule among other things. The infrastructure is friendly and the safari involves air transfers, private road transfers, guided excursions of tours, and exclusive rail transfers. some of the popular luxury accommodations in South Africa include: Cheetah Plains, The Royal Malewane of South Africa, Lion Sands Ivory Lodge and Treehouses and Gondwana Game Reserve.

 

  1. Kenya

In Kenya, it’s where the reality of what you have heard about an African safari is found. Here you experience the magic of large tracts of game-packed and open savannah lands such as the Masai-Mara which home to various wildlife species including the wildebeests which migrate from Tanzania’s Serengeti National Park.You can enjoy your safari in the vehicle on a game drive or on foot for a walking safari or fly above the game reserve in a Hot air balloon.

Kenya is really fascinating and gifted with rich culture especially the authentic Masai culture; you can visit any of their communities, also watch the thrilling Migration of the wildebeests together with watching the proud lions as they hunt down prey. You could also visit Lake Nakuru to watch over a million Pink flamingos or visit Diani Beach and unwind along the white sand.

The safaris have become so famous that several renowned game reserves get too busy with many numbers of safari vehicles queuing all over the park to just have a glance at the Lion catching its prey. But it’s not so with the Luxury safari since you are booked in luxury tented camps and lodges located far from the crowds. Staying in private luxury lodges gives you chance to also get out of your safari vehicle for walking safaris which is an unforgettable experience, you are led by the Masai Guides. some of the popular luxury safari lodges in Kenya include: Cottar’s 1920s Safari Camp and the Giraffe Manor

 

  1. Botswana

Botswana’s is well-known as one of Africa’s best safari destinations; its scenic beauty ranging from the Savute rolling open woodlands and the Makgadikgadi Pans landscape to Okavango Delta’s lush wetlands make Botswana a destination to consider for a luxury safari. The above habitats harbor some of the best Game viewing reserves in Africa and of which some have been used in wildlife film making.

It is very easy to access Botswana; from South Africa one can take a direct flight to the country. It is also possible to have a safari in Botswana and combine it with visiting South Africa’s Wine lands, Cape Town and beaches or Mozambique’s islands and the Victoria Falls.

The main attractions you can visit on a Luxury safari in Botswana include; Chobe National Park, Savute, Okavango Delta, and the Kalahari Desert.

The lodges are exclusive and luxurious and each can accommodate about 24 guests at a time. They also give you chance to enjoy a crowd-free Game watching/viewing Experience. some of the luxury lodges in the country include: Jack’s Camp and Sable Alley

  1. Tanzania

Is your desire in classic savannah sceneries covered with thousands of wildlife, then Tanzania is here for you. How about luxurious lodges at the bottom of the Ngorongoro Crater or exclusive tented camps and lodges with private concession in the astonishing Serengeti National Park?

 

With common names like Ngorongoro Crater and the Serengeti Plains (known for the Annual Wildebeest Migration), there is still more to explore in Tanzania on a luxury safari not just game viewing, the Big 5 among other things. The country also hosts tropical sand beaches, silent lakes, remote forests, primates, and over 1000 bird species. Tanzania ranks the top safari destinations in Africa because of its service, luxury and authenticity you are able to experience while there.

There are a number of enthralling suites, with great ambiance, sophisticated furnishings, stunning views and epicurean food, all this can’t be negotiated about at any luxurious safari lodges in Tanzania.

You can’t count your Tanzanian Luxury Safari as complete if you don’t visit either Pemba or Zanzibar Islands. It is totally a different experience from game viewing to watching sunsets, scuba diving, swimming, snorkeling or sailing along the turquoise Indian Ocean in a wooden dhow, this is an unforgettable experience.

  1. Zambia – South Luangwa

Visit the amazing safari destinations in Zambia among which is the South Luangwa National Park best known for its remarkable walking safaris, exceptional views of wild animals and birds as well as the all year round accessibility to tourists.

Interestingly, the South Luangwa National Park is amongst Africa’s most fertile habitats for wildlife offering great conditions for different species to thrive here. It’s no wonder that during your safari you will enjoy guaranteed sights of animals such as elephants, giraffes, lions, crocodiles, different antelopes and even the hard to find African wild dogs, not to forget the large numbers of hippos found on Luangwa River. In addition you will encounter various other animals such leopards as well as more than 400 bird species living within this park.

You can also visit some other safari destinations in Zambia such as The Victoria Falls, Lusaka National Park, Kalimba reptile Park, The Zambia National museum, Lower Zambezi Nation Park, Blue lagoon National Park and The Devil’s Pool. There are various luxury accommodations you can enjoy in this country that will reward you with remarkable a very comfortable safari experience while in Africa such as Chinzombo luxury Camp and the Royal Chundu Island Lodge.

  1. Zimbabwe

Zimbabwe is most popular for its powerful Victoria Falls; however I am glad to inform you that there is so much to see in this beautiful country such as the Hwange National Park, popular for its large numbers of elephants (one of the highest populations in the world) and African wild dogs. On your safari here, you will get a chance to enjoy some amazing game viewing as you are led out by the professional safari guides. The park which is located along Botswana’s boarder is home to a range of habitats including grasslands, shrubs and woodlands that serve as home to various type of wild animals and birds.

Besides the hundreds of elephant herds that are commonly seen gathered around waterholes in Hwange, you will also be able to encounter several predators like lions in addition to grazers like buffaloes. While on a Zimbabwe Safari, you can visit the well known Victoria Falls, Harare City, Zambezi River, Chipangali Wildlife Orphanage, the Great Zimbabwe Ruins and the Mana Pools National Park, or even go bungee Jumping among many other fascinating activities.  Don’t miss out on the lavish accommodation in this country such as Linkwasha Camp and the luxury Matetsi Victoria Falls

  1. Namibia

Although Namibia is among the least popular tourist destinations found in the southern part of Africa. The country offers some of the most remarkable safari experiences particularly for holidaymakers seeking to explore Mother Nature, the unique African culture and great adventure.

Etosha national park is one of the popular safari destinations in Namibia where holidaymakers can enjoy both guided and self guided safari. The park has a semi-arid landscape characterized with thorn scrub and there is a large saltpan where game viewing can easily be enjoyed with large numbers of hippos and crocodiles easily seen in the shallow waters. The numerous waterholes similarly attract large numbers of animals especially in the dry season such as zebras, oryx, buffaloes, rhinos, elephants, giraffes among others plus various predators normally seen roaming in the grasslands.

There are a number of other fascinating places you can visit and things you can do such as exploring the Deadvlei and Sossusvlei, visiting dune 45, hiking Brandeberg (Namibia’s highest Mountain), enjoying a fishing tour on River Canyon and also visiting the wild horses in the Namib Desert. Some of the popular luxury safari lodges in Namibia include: Kulala Desert Lodge, Little Ongava, andBeyond Sossusvlei Desert Lodge, Little Kulala, Serra Cafema Camp and Wolwedans Private Camp

  1. Uganda

Ranked as one of the best wildlife safari destinations on the African continent, Uganda is well known as home to the largest population of mountain gorillas in the world as well as being the source of the longest river in the world – River Nile. Also known as the ‘Pearl of Africa’, Uganda recently featured as among the top safari destinations in Africa as per National Geographic and the Lonely Planet.

This beautiful county is the best place to enjoy a gorilla trekking safari across the world and these are conducted within the Bwindi Impenetrable National Park situated in southwestern Uganda close. This dense rain forested park is habitat to nearly half the mountain gorilla population in the world and because there are only 1006 mountain gorillas surviving on earth today, this species is considered to be a critically endangered subspecies. You will get a unique chance to track these hairy forest giants within their natural habitat and so get a chance to spend some time with them and take photographs of this once in a life-time encounter. other wildlife living here includes : baboons, chimpanzees, antelope, elephants and several birds.

, you can track the park’s habituated gorilla groups on foot, allowing you to come face-to-face with these fascinating great apes. Gorilla trekking permits are compulsory and must be booked well in advance. The forest is also home to, and other mammals including and. Its bird life is similarly diverse, with more than 20 endemic species.

Uganda has 10 (ten) National Parks like Murchison falls NP and Queen Elizabeth NP in addition to other places of interest like Jinja where you can enjoy a great array of activities including white water rafting, cultural tours, mountain climbing and sightseeing.   You will get a chance to enjoy the amazing comfort lodging while at the same time experiencing the true African wilderness. Some of the renowned luxury safari lodges include: Clouds Mountain Gorilla Lodge and Apoka Safari Lodge

 

  1. Mauritius

Mauritius is an Island country situated within the Indian Ocean and its among the destinations that every holidaymaker interested in enjoying the beautiful beaches, spectacular lagoons and serene ambience by the sea side. you will enjoy well guided tours on this beautiful country as you visit various sites including the historical site, Mauritius Botanical Gardens, the 7 Colored Earth and Waterfalls found in Chamarel Park, Eureka Creole House, Black River Gorges National Park, Île Aux Cerfs Island and also enjoy the Pristine Beaches.

because of the numerous things to do and places of interest, Mauritius tours are divided into the different parts of the country that is: the south west, north, south east and south, with each of these regions having different tourist attractions which will reward every holidaymaker with a memorable holiday experience.

You won’t only get a chance to buy some beautiful souvenirs to take back home but also enjoy the great service and lavish accommodation at some of the finest resorts and hotels in Mauritius such as St Regis Mauritius, Oberoi Mauritius and Four Seasons Resort Mauritius At Anahita

 

  1. The Seychelles

Comprised of more than 110 islands, The Seychelles is it stunning Archipelago situated off the East African coast in the Indian Ocean. It offers a variety of the amazing attractions such miles and miles of beautiful beaches, stunning coral reefs, thick jungles and several natural reserves among which are a number of them declared as UNESCO heritage sites.

there are a variety of things to do on the Seychelles both in water and on land among which are basking on the beaches, hiking, diving, rock climbing, snorkeling, surfing, photography, sailing as well as exciting fishing trips. You will be able to enjoy the crystal clear azure water and the pleasant weather of the Seychelles while enjoying the lavish resorts and beach hotels with unmatched service that will reward you with a comfortable yet memorable holiday experience. Some of the popular accommodations include: North Island Seychelles, Anantara Maia Seychelles Villas, Six Sense Zil Pasyon.

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