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African Safari Holiday Ideas

When it comes to holidays, few compare to the excitement of a wildlife safari and, when it comes to selecting your safari destination, it really has to be Africa! Our first class range of African Safaris means we’ve got something to suit all tastes, from big name destinations to emerging countries, you can choose the animals you want to see, the natural attractions you want to visit and the holiday style you prefer. Perhaps a guided tour offers the peace of mind you require or maybe you would prefer a more independent, lodge-based break.

This African safari holiday ideas page offers a simple introduction to our featured tours, letting you concentrate on what you want to experience and giving you a real insight into where to go to find the holiday of your dreams. And remember, if you can’t find exactly what you are looking for in our selection below, we are specialists in tailor made holidays so give us a call on 0333 800 2033 or contact us via our office hours live chat system and let us create your perfect getaway!

Wildlife

There’s one main reason people travel to Africa and that is, of course, the wildlife here. Our African safari holiday ideas invite you to encounter a whole host of amazing creatures, ranging from the Big Five to Western Lowland Gorillas, amazing birdlife, tree climbing lions and migrating wildebeest. You’ll encounter these fabulous creatures in a number of ways. Perhaps you’ll take a walking safari in Zambia or a 4x4 tour in Botswana, maybe you’ll view the creatures from a bush plane whilst transferring from one camp to another or even travel by elephant, seeing the wildlife close to the Victoria Falls. The number of animals and the range of species here is so diverse that you’re guaranteed an amazing wildlife experience wherever you travel!

Namibia: Highlights of Unique Namibia Safari

Exciting Namibia Safari Holiday allowing you to witness some of the country's best wildlife

Action-packed, full board, 10 day safari, allowing you to discover amazing desert-adapted wildlife whilst visiting some of Namibia’s hidden gems. Namibia is home to some of the world’s most remote areas, inhabited by remarkably unique wildlife. On...

10 Days From £6319

South Africa: Best of South Africa Safari

Opt for our South Africa Safari and broaden your horizons

Fabulous 20 day South African adventure featuring game drives in the Kruger National Park, treks in the Drakensberg Mountains and a journey along the garden route to Cape Town. South Africa is one of the most beautifully diverse countries on the...

20 Days From £2653

Congo: Congo Gorilla Trekking and Wildlife Safari

Incredible Gorilla Trekking Holiday in Congo's remote regions

Amazing, full board, eight day, wildlife adventure in remote areas of Congo searching for the Western Lowland Gorilla. Eager to discover man’s closest living relative? This Gorilla Trekking Holiday allows you to witness the largest habituated...

8 Days From £9812

Destinations

With African safari holiday ideas for Madagascar, Zambia, Zimbabwe, Botswana, South Africa, Kenya, TanzaniaNamibia and the Republic of the Congo, we’ve got the continent pretty much covered! The destination you choose depends very much on what you are looking for. South Africa, Kenya and Tanzania are all established safari hosts, offering big name lodges, famous national parks and a solid infrastructure to ensure you travel seamlessly through the country. For something a little more adventurous, our safaris in Zambia, the republic of Congo and Zimbabwe offer the chance to set out into the wilderness and enjoy an authentic African experience. Botswana offers a fascinating blend of desert and wetland meaning the range of animals here is wonderfully diverse, whilst the massive sand dunes and haunting Skeleton Coast of Namibia make for a very different backdrop to your wildlife experience.

National Parks

Africa has some of the world’s most amazing National Parks. From the famous Serengeti and the Kruger to the fabulous Okavango Delta and the charming Mana Pools, there’s something here for everyone.

Our African safari holiday ideas feature vast National Parks and smaller, wilderness locations. There are parks boasting amazing Savannah, those centred around watering holes and even National Parks set in deserts! The world renowned Kruger National Park, in South Africa, features big game, amazing birdlife and stunning plants, whilst the Okavango Delta – a fascinating wetland area in the middle of a desert – offers an impressive range of antelope as well as high densities of predators, and the Mana Pools in Zimbabwe boasts big game close to the remote Zambezi river. Whatever kind of experience you’re looking for, our featured National Parks have got it covered!

Botswana: Best of Botswana including Victoria Falls

This exciting Botswana safari is unforgettable - any wildlife lover’s dream!

Action-packed, all-inclusive, 10 day adventure, staying in luxurious, private lodges in some of the country’s best national parks and travelling between locations by bush plane. Comprising several national parks, the Kalhari desert, the Okavango...

10 Days From £13041

Zambia: Luxury Zambia Wildlife Safari

An exciting Luxury Zambia Wildlife Safari which allows you travel to travel to fantastic national parks in search of Zambia's amazing wildlife

Deluxe, 10 day trip, travelling around Zambia, observing wildlife in the country’s best national parks and staying in luxurious lodgings. Travel to the home of the African safari, in the heart of the continent, where wildlife is king. Discover...

10 Days From £9115

Tanzania: Tanzania Safari – Wildlife and Culture

Choose our Tanzania Safari for an epic adventure

Fascinating, 10 day, culture and wildlife tour of Tanzania, featuring the chance to learn all about the local people, their way of life and the amazing creatures which inhabit this fabulous country. Our Tanzania Safari takes you on an exciting...

10 Days From £2886

Lodges and Escorted Holidays

When it comes to selecting your getaway from our African safari holiday ideas, it is important to consider the kind of experience you want. If you prefer a structured, small group break, with a timetabled itinerary, opt for our escorted tours in the south and the east of the continent. You’ll have your time planned out so that you make the most of each and every minute here and your guide will ensure you have everything you need.

Namibia: Southern Africa Safari Package

A Southern Africa Safari Holiday introducing you to Africa's most iconic creatures

Sensational, 20 day, guided safari adventure, taking you from the capital of Namibia through the country’s highlights, including Etosha National Park and Sossusvlei, to the Greater Khwai region of Botswana and Victoria Falls in Zimbabwe, in search...

20 Days From £4041

Tanzania: Tanzania Safari – Wildlife and Culture

Choose our Tanzania Safari for an epic adventure

Fascinating, 10 day, culture and wildlife tour of Tanzania, featuring the chance to learn all about the local people, their way of life and the amazing creatures which inhabit this fabulous country. Our Tanzania Safari takes you on an exciting...

10 Days From £2886

South Africa: Best of South Africa Safari

Opt for our South Africa Safari and broaden your horizons

Fabulous 20 day South African adventure featuring game drives in the Kruger National Park, treks in the Drakensberg Mountains and a journey along the garden route to Cape Town. South Africa is one of the most beautifully diverse countries on the...

20 Days From £2653

Those with a more independent spirit, however, may prefer our lodge holidays which give you a little more freedom to plan what you do each day. There are optional activities in many of the lodges, the possibility to add further experiences to your trip and a real sense of adventure as, on some breaks, you transfer from one location to another via bush plane.

Botswana: Best of Botswana including Victoria Falls

This exciting Botswana safari is unforgettable - any wildlife lover’s dream!

Action-packed, all-inclusive, 10 day adventure, staying in luxurious, private lodges in some of the country’s best national parks and travelling between locations by bush plane. Comprising several national parks, the Kalhari desert, the Okavango...

10 Days From £13041

Zimbabwe: Best of Zimbabwe Lodges and Camps

An unforgettable Zimbabwe Lodge Safari allowing you to witness some of the world’s most awe-inspiring creatures

Amazing, 10 day, safari in search of Africa’s Big Five, taking you to luxury tented lodge camps in Zimbabwe’s most famous National Parks: Hwange and Mana Pools and offering enough time in each destination to discover why they deserve their...

10 Days From £8701

Zambia: Luxury Zambia Wildlife Safari

An exciting Luxury Zambia Wildlife Safari which allows you travel to travel to fantastic national parks in search of Zambia's amazing wildlife

Deluxe, 10 day trip, travelling around Zambia, observing wildlife in the country’s best national parks and staying in luxurious lodgings. Travel to the home of the African safari, in the heart of the continent, where wildlife is king. Discover...

10 Days From £9115

Culture

Besides the amazing wildlife attractions, one of the key aspects of our African safari holiday ideas is the fascinating culture of the continent. This is a place brimming with tradition, alive with colour and heady with excitement. Our first class selection of getaways gives you the opportunity to meet the locals, visit their schools and even share a meal with them. You’ll love their passion for life, their warm welcome and their enthusiasm and you’ll soon discover why we work with local suppliers who support the economy here and help to protect the livelihoods of the people as well as conserving the resident wildlife.

Tanzania: Tanzania Safari – Wildlife and Culture

Choose our Tanzania Safari for an epic adventure

Fascinating, 10 day, culture and wildlife tour of Tanzania, featuring the chance to learn all about the local people, their way of life and the amazing creatures which inhabit this fabulous country. Our Tanzania Safari takes you on an exciting...

10 Days From £2886

Namibia: Southern Africa Safari Package

A Southern Africa Safari Holiday introducing you to Africa's most iconic creatures

Sensational, 20 day, guided safari adventure, taking you from the capital of Namibia through the country’s highlights, including Etosha National Park and Sossusvlei, to the Greater Khwai region of Botswana and Victoria Falls in Zimbabwe, in search...

20 Days From £4041

And There's More!

If you can’t find exactly what you are looking for in our African safari holiday ideas, let us put together a tailor made getaway just for you. Speak to our friendly travel team on 0333 800 2033  or contact us via our office hours live chat system and, whether you want to combine aspects of two itineraries or add a whole new destination into the mix, we can create your perfect break.

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