Private safaris enable you to choose where you go, what you see and when you depart. They are perfect when travelling with children, your partner, a group of friends or solo.
Private safaris can be in the form of scheduled tours or tailor-made holidays. Scheduled tours are itineraries to popular destinations that have been tried and tested making them great off-the-shelf. They feature set departure dates.
Tailor-made African safari holidays also known as custom safaris are planned in conjunction with your Africa Safari Expert and will take into account your budget, preferred destinations and activities.
Both types of African safaris guarantee exclusive use of vehicle. On this website you will be able to easily book all-inclusive scheduled African safari tours online. You’ll also be able to submit an enquiry for a tailor-made holiday. A reply from the African Safari Expert usually takes anywhere from 3 hours to 48 hours.
Many holidaymakers to Africa often wonder which destinations they should visit. The destinations that are popular with African safari holidays are East Africa – Kenya, Tanzania and Uganda and Southern Africa – Botswana, South Africa, Namibia, Zimbabwe and Zambia.
Already sure which destination you want to visit? Click here for the popular private safaris to these destinations.
Private Safaris in Kenya
It’s in Kenya where the concept of safari was born. ‘safari ’ is a Swahili word which means journey. Kenya offers those on their first safari holiday a lot from easy logistics, incredible scenery, wildebeest migration (seasonal), diverse wildlife, including the Big 5 animals of Africa, wide range of accommodation, and a variety of safari activities such as balloon safaris, cultural safaris and safari walks. Kenya is also blessed with powder-soft white sands, warm turquoise waters and glorious sunshine. See the popular scheduled Kenya safari tours.
Private Safaris in Tanzania
Tanzania is one of Africa’s most sought after safari destinations. It packs a visual punch with landscapes ranging from idyllic Indian Ocean beaches and great lakes to wide-open savannahs and the continent’s highest mountain – Mt Kilimanjaro. You will find the wildebeest migration thundering through the Serengeti and abundant wildlife in Ngorongoro. The quieter southerly parks are ideal for experienced safari-goers. See the popular private safaris in Tanzania.
Private Safaris in Uganda
The country is a great destination to experience game viewing in both forest and wide-open grasslands. However, most visitors to Uganda visit the country for mountain gorilla tracking. The country is home to more than half of the worlds population of mountain gorillas, about 300 animals. See the popular private safaris in Uganda.
Private Safaris in Botswana
Botswana offers exceptional game viewing, diverse landscapes and a wide range of camps and lodges. The country is home to the Okavanga delta best discovered by mokoro canoe and Chobe NP and Moremi NR where abundant wildlife can be seen. The downside is that safaris are pricey with few budget options. Here are the popular private African safaris in Botswana.
Private Safaris in South Africa
South Africa offers lively cities, mountain landscapes, nature reserves teeming with wildlife and golden beaches. The country appeals to adventurist, backpackers, honeymooners and families. The downside is safari holidays have less wilderness appeal and the wildlife parks are fenced. See the popular private safaris in South Africa.
Private Safaris in Zambia
A holiday in Zambia isn’t about ticking off the Big Five animals of Africa. Highly trained guides will guide you on wildlife drives, night drives and bush walks. Visitors get to see Victoria Falls – a spectacular waterfall 109 m (355 ft) high, located on the River Zambezi, on the Zimbabwe–Zambia border. A canoeing safari on the River Zambezi is not to be missed by the more adventurous. See private safaris in Zambia.
Private Safaris in Zimbabwe
Because of the political situation in Zimbabwe, tourists numbers are few and rates are competitive, but the main wildlife parks are cared for and well worth visiting. Holidaymakers get to see Victoria Falls. Bird watching is exceptional especially in Hwange National Park, Gonarezhou National Park and Malilangwe Wildlife Reserve. See the popular private safaris in Zimbabwe.
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