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Not all safaris in Africa are created equal

Our travel designers have scouted the best lodges, national parks and guides to help you avoid common pitfalls while maximizing your time in Africa.  Which safari experience would you prefer?

When To Book?

Don't wait! 
The best options disappear quickly.

 

Travel is an investment in yourself, and it’s not worth the gamble to compromise the experience you’ve been dreaming about. Every day you wait, means another traveler is taking an option off the table.   

 

For example: 
 

  • The most authentic lodging is offered by small boutique properties with local character.  However, the charm of a small property means the limited number of rooms quickly sell out.    

  • Tour guides will make or break your trip.  When you have an exceptional guide, it can be life-changing.  When you have a mediocre guide, it’s a missed opportunity.  The best guides are booked well in advance.  Travelers who wait will only find mediocre talent available closer to the travel date.

When To Go?

southern africa

south africa

Southern Africa Country Pairings

Many of us plan trips with a one-place-at-a-time mentality.  This type of thinking is very inefficient.  By taking a bigger picture view, it's easy to pair multiple places into one trip.  Thus, saving the airfare to backtrack to a region we could have already seen.    

 

These countries in the Southern region of Africa offer good flight and transfer routes that can be incorporated into a trip.   Traveling to the Seychelles or Madagascar will require more time but direct flights depart from South Africa.        

 

Average Cost of a Trip to Southern Africa

Starting at Pricing:

 

Good:  $500+ per day, per person*
Better:  $800+ per day, per person*
Best:  $1,000+ per day, per person*

 

*Ballpark pricing is based on an annual analysis of industry costs including transfers, tours, meal allowances and lodging

Country Pairings

zimbabwe

zambia

namibia

Botswana

mozambique

seychelles

madagascar

east africa

East Africa Country Pairings

These countries in East Africa offer good flight and transfer routes that can be incorporated into a trip. Traveling to the Seychelles or Madagascar will require more time but direct flights are available from Kenya.

Average Cost of a Trip to East Africa

Starting at Pricing:

 

Good:  $500+ per day, per person*
Better:  $800+ per day, per person*
Best:  $1,000+ per day, per person*

 

*Ballpark pricing is based on an annual analysis of industry costs including transfers, tours, meal allowances and lodging

Country Pairings

tanzania

kenya

rwanda

uganda

ethiopia

north africa

North Africa Country Pairings

The following countries in North Africa offer good flight and transfer routes that can be incorporated into a trip.

 

Egypt
Country Pairings
Morocco
Country Pairings
Average Cost of a Trip to Egypt

Starting at Pricing:

 

Good:  $300+ per day, per person*
Better:  $500+ per day, per person*
Best:  $800+ per day, per person*

 

*Ballpark pricing is based on an annual analysis of industry costs including transfers, tours, meal allowances and lodging

Average Cost of a Trip to Morocco

Starting at Pricing:

 

Good:  $300+ per day, per person*
Better:  $600+ per day, per person*
Best:  $900+ per day, per person*

 

*Ballpark pricing is based on an annual analysis of industry costs including transfers, tours, meal allowances and lodging

egypt

morocco

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