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Any departure date. Any experience you want.
African Safari for First Timers
10 Day Custom Tour
Indulge in the intimate sparkle of wildlife and wilderness during this 10-day South Africa tour. Atmospheric Cape Town will dazzle and charm you before offering a journey through penguin covered peninsulas and indulgent Winelands. Kruger National Park will provide breathtaking safari experiences before allowing you to discover how Victoria Falls epitomizes the natural wonder of the continent.
7-Day Classic Delta Tour 2021-2022
7 Day Custom Tour
From blazing campfires in Moremi Game Reserve under the starry night sky to safari drives and motorboat cruises across the pearl islands of the Okavango Delta, Botswana's beauty is yours to behold during your adventures over this tailormade 7-day tour. Discover the marvelous wilderness wonders stretching from the heart of the delta to its furthest corners, embracing safari in Botswana like never before.
Best of Kenya Safari for 2021-2022
12 Day Custom Tour
Kenya is an epic wilderness destination waiting to be discovered during this breathtaking 12-day tour of the country’s coveted wildlife reserves. Between Nairobi and the rolling plains of Masai Mara, a golden-green expanse of flourishing environments is set to share the game viewing spoils and spectacular scenery for which Kenya is famous. Come visit the viridian sanctuaries and explore the untouched ecosystems of Amboseli National Park, Laikipia, and Masai Mara.
Premier Botswana Safari: Exclusive Paradise
9 Day Custom Tour
Visit the untamed wilderness of Botswana with this 9-day luxury safari experience. This itinerary leads you from the vast salt pans of the Makgadikgadi to the lush forests, plains, and waterways of the Okavango Delta. The wildlife is abundant, and other humans are rare in these private concessions. Here, hospitality, comfort, and barefoot luxury are promised by each boutique safari camp.
True African Adventure: 14-Day South Africa, Kenya and Uganda
14 Day Custom Tour
Relish a true African adventure for 14-days leading from Uganda to Kenya and ending in South Africa. This tailored safari and cultural tour will reveal the remarkable natural beauty of the Bwindi Impenetrable Forest, sensational wildlife-covered savannas of Selenkay Conservancy, extensive bushveld environments of Olare Motorogi Conservancy, and captivating cityscape atmosphere of Cape Town, as well as the breathtaking coastline of the Western Cape.
Exclusive Okavango Land & Water Safari: Jewel of Botswana
9 Day Custom Tour
You will find the true jewel of a Botswana safari on your 9-day Okavango Delta tour over the land and water. Your exclusive luxury safari will take you on guided excursions through the canals lined with towering reeds and over captivating emerald grasslands. You can discover wildlife grazing by the waterside and bask in luxury accommodations set beneath the stars for an unparalleled experience on your Botswana safari.
12-Day South Africa: Rainbow Nation Adventure
12 Day Custom Tour
The Rainbow Nation is yours to explore on this astounding 12-day adventure leading from Cape Town to Madikwe Game Reserve. Tailormade to spotlight the fascinating local culture, remarkable history, and heritage, as well as the wondrous unspoiled wilderness, this journey across South Africa is set to reveal a country more beautiful than one may believe made possible through participating in an array of enchanting activities.
Glorious Two-Week Safari: Tanzania, Kenya and Rwanda
14 Day Custom Tour
Explore the wilderness wonders of Tanzania, Kenya, and Rwanda on this tailored 14-day safari tour leading from the vibrant city of Arusha, through the paradisiacal Ngorongoro Conservation Area, across the golden savannas of the Serengeti, amongst the emerald plains of Masai Mara, and to the gorgeous forests of Volcanoes National Park. Immerse yourself in the spoils of unspoiled Africa and the continent's fascinating blend of cultures.
Lion King Inspired Family Safari: Pride of Africa
13 Day Custom Tour
Your 13-day luxury family safari of Kenya and Tanzania will embody the wonders of East Africa and immerse you in the circle of life. You will journey into the wilderness that inspired The Lion King movie where warthogs ramble through the underbrush and lions laze on the savannah. From recognizable landscapes to captivating ancient legends, your family safari will bring the dream of East Africa’s majestic wildlife into reality.Note: Zicasso and “Lion King Inspired Safari: Pride of Africa” are not affiliated with, or sponsored or endorsed by Walt Disney Pictures, Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures, or Fairview Entertainment.
Kenya & Tanzania Safari: Wildebeest Migration Plus Zanzibar
14 Day Custom Tour
You will witness herds of wildebeest and zebras storming the savannah and relax on sun-soaked beaches during your 14-day Kenya and Tanzania safari. Follow more than 2 million mammals as they journey across borders to reveal the intimate secrets of wildlife on your African safari. Connect with Masai warriors, trail leopards, engage in a search for cheetahs, explore the Ngorongoro Crater, and lounge on the pristine shores of Zanzibar.
Classic Southern African Safari
12 Day Custom Tour
Experience the diversity and grandeur of South Africa, Botswana, and Zambia during your 12-day classic southern African safari. You will lounge in luxury accommodations and indulge in majestic moments found in intimate safari excursions. From exhilarating guided walks to canoeing down lush canals, viewing the power of Victoria Falls to sipping wine with captivating views, you can enjoy searching for the Big Five amid the colorful wilderness and wildlife.
13-Day East Africa Safari: Kenya, Tanzania, and Uganda
13 Day Custom Tour
From Kenya to Tanzania and finally Uganda, this 13-day tailored wilderness tour will reveal the majesty of Masai Mara and the Serengeti’s sprawling savannas, the beauty of the overgrown Bwindi Impenetrable Forest, and the viridian canopy of the Kibale Forest National Park. You will be blown away by the breathtaking encounters with the incredible collection of wildlife that call these flourishing environments home.
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Set in some of the most spectacular locations on Earth, an African Safari gives you an intimate look into a whole different world.
You will encounter mesmerizing wildlife, stunning landscapes, and blissful luxuries, and understanding your options will maximize your experience.
Use our Africa Safari Travel Guide to make it the best it can be as you connect with one of Zicasso’s safari experts for access to off-the-grid preserves, the best big game experiences, and so much more.
Perhaps the most difficult decision in your safari planning is where to go, followed by figuring out the best time to go.
The best time for an African Safari will change with a specific region’s seasonal diversity and the type of wildlife you want to see. When the plains become sparse and scarce during the dry season, you can sea for miles and the wildlife has nowhere to hide while also giving you the best hiking conditions in the jungles. But an African safari offers something unique in every season.
The following guide will show you why African safari in East Africa or Southern Africa is a great opportunity no matter the time of year.
Remote lodges, endless stretches of secluded wilderness and wildlife surprises in an open theater, you can find answers to the most common questions travelers ask before embarking on the thrill of an African safari.
From Kenya to South Africa, Namibia to Uganda, Botswana to Zambia, Kenya to Zimbabwe, an African safari celebrates natural wonder. With most safari regions safely open to travelers, now is an incredible time to experience spectacular nature with no crowds and incredible hospitality.
Traveling as a couple or exploring as a family, you can find the information you need for your perfect African safari.
Few destinations can encapsulate astounding wildlife experiences and enthralling cosmopolitan delights like South Africa.
Its famous national reserves, home to the Big 5 and so much more, in addition to a complex culture full of culinary discoveries and sobering history, provides a getaway that encapsulates polar opposite experiences.
To uncover the true wonder of this unique destination explore Zicasso’s South Africa Travel Guide to get inspired for your upcoming trip. When you are ready to learn the full extent of opportunities, submit a Trip Request and speak with a safari specialist.
There are many factors at play when planning a safari. To understand what activities, destinations, and logistics fit best for your preferences, visit the Botswana Travel Guide, where helpful tips will get you started in the right direction.
For more information, submit a Trip Request and get connected with a leading safari expert who can unveil the best of Botswana from the serene Okavango Delta to chasing big cats across the plains.
Kenya is a surprise of vast savannas and snow-capped peaks and the classic picture of abundant wildlife teeming across the stirring landscapes. Adventurous, romantic, charming, and welcoming, Kenya effortlessly balances the traditional with the contemporary.
Our Kenya Travel Guide has plenty of helpful information and inspiring insights that bring to light the harmony of nature, the comforts of modern luxuries, and the diverse possibilities you can experience while on a wildlife safari.
A safari done right requires extensive planning and considerations before you witness big cats and majestic elephants. With the Tanzania Travel Guide, you will have a head start on getting the vacation perfect for you from knowing the best time to visit to understanding travel logistics.
For the full scope of information and inspiration, submit a Trip Request to get connected with one of the world’s best safari experts.
A day spent on safari is unlike any other vacation in the world.
There is no other experience that can bring heart-pounding intensity one moment, and then long stretches of searching the silent landscape for signs of wildlife. An African safari is undeniably unpredictable with experiences that can offer panoramic views of uninterrupted plains or rampaging herds, often in the same 30 seconds.
The following guide covers what a day on safari looks like and illustrates how every day is based on what you would like to do most.
You have booked your dream African Safari and now find yourself staring at your travel bag, wondering what to pack. How much do you need to take with you? What type of clothing and what colors are appropriate for the bush?
Packing your suitcase for a safari adventure can be intimidating, and many online packing guides complicate matters with a seemingly endless list of essential items. This can be challenging when confronted with the luggage weight restrictions of light aircraft flights to remote destinations. Here is a simple guide to show you not only what to pack but how.
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