Why choose our African wildlife safaris?
When people think of visiting Africa, safari holidays are regularly at the top of the list. Riding in an open-top jeep along dusty tracks and looking out across the sun-baked savannah teeming with big game is arguably one of life’s best experiences.
For the wildlife enthusiast, Naturetrek Africa safari holidays offer unparalleled opportunities. The continent holds a staggering variety of wildlife, including some of the world’s most iconic mammals and birds. Many of these animals are incredibly abundant in number and relatively easy to observe, guaranteeing that our African safari tours are full of amazing sightings.
From the Okavango Delta in Botswana and Zambia’s South Luangwa National Park, to Namibia’s Etosha National Park and Kruger in South Africa, our African wildlife safaris ensure that the continent is truly un-missable.
Classic Africa safari holidays
We offer classic safari-style packages to Botswana, Zambia, Kenya, Tanzania, South Africa and Namibia. On these African safari tours you will stay in or very near the prime game-rich areas such as national parks and reserves, heading out daily for wildlife watching in vehicles. There will usually be additional chances to join night drives and look for nocturnal species.
On the majority of our African wildlife safaris, even those in our bargain range, we are able to use superb accommodation, even in remote locations … and tented, fully serviced camps with private facilities are the norm.
Expert naturalist guides
All of our African safari tours are led by expert naturalist guides. Our bargain tours are led solely by local naturalists, while on most of our other safaris there is a Naturetrek naturalist leader from the UK in addition to local guides.
What wildlife might I see?
Africa is the best place in the world for seeing large concentrations of big game such as Elephant, Lion, Buffalo, Giraffe and Wildebeest. On Naturetrek’s African safari tours we visit some of the world’s most famous national parks and reserves such as the Serengeti and Masai Mara as well as some more remote regions, in search of a superb variety of the continent’s mammals from Hippos and Leopards to bushbabies and African Wildcats.
The birdlife is staggering. Naturetrek’s African wildlife safaris offer a chance to search for a superb variety of species, from flamingo-lined lakes in the Rift Valley and giant Ostriches strutting across endless savannah, to tiny finches and colourful bee-eaters.
But we offer so much more!
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WHAT YOU'VE BEEN SAYING ABOUT OUR African Safaris HOLIDAYS
A very memorable trip - one of the best we have been on. We saw an amazing array of birds and mammals, with highlights including the many sighting of leopards (stalking puku, being chased by baboons, in a tree eating impala), lions with cubs playing, wild dogs resting and eating, the giraffes, elephants, hippos, baboons.. too many to list them all! And we loved the sundowner drinks in the night safari. The lodge was excellent, with wonderful food - even had turkey on Christmas day!
A wonderful trip - a return visit to a place I have never forgotten.
Kafunta is in a really beautiful location and it was lovely to be able to watch the animals and birds from the lodges, terraces and the hide. The richness and diversity of wildlife far exceeded my expectations - it must be the best place in Africa for viewing leopards - and I was amazed that the animals were so relaxed, unafraid and they provided endless photo opportunities.
The vehicles were comfortable and very well designed to maximise viewing for everyone on board. The staff were wonderful - friendly, obviously well trained and clearly enjoying their work. The food and general comfort were excellent.