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12 Day Custom Tour
Dynamic pricing from $8,731
Fascinating indigenous wildlife, spectacular unspoiled sceneries, and immersive historic culture sweep large regions and underpin many communities peppering South Africa, Botswana, and Zimbabwe. For 12 days, explore the best of these countries and embrace the opportunities to spot beautiful flora and fauna, gaze across iconic African safari spectacles, and delve into the cultures of the local people. The southern slice of Africa is a dream to be discovered.
12 Day Custom Tour
Dynamic pricing from $14,035
Seek out the sensational experiences sweeping South Africa and Botswana on this handcrafted 12-day tour beginning in the impressive wildlife sanctuary of Sabi Sands Game Reserve. You will indulge in the country’s iconic safari scenes before immersing yourself in Cape culture and sipping on sumptuous wines in Cape Town and Franschhoek. Heading for Botswana thereafter, the majesty of the untouched Okavango Delta will await your exploration.
9 Day Custom Tour
Dynamic pricing from $7,015
Discover the grandeur of an African safari on this customizable 9-day tour of Botswana and Zimbabwe, leading from the sweeping Makgadikgadi Salt Pans to the Okavango Delta floodplains and culminating at the jaw-dropping Victoria Falls. Along the way, embrace the spectacular scenery of each of these destinations, including flourishing environments and sparse savannas teeming with diverse wildlife indigenous to Africa.
10 Day Custom Tour
Dynamic pricing from $14,295
Revel in the luxuries of Botswana’s immaculate safari resorts and cherish encounters with the wondrous wildlife inhabiting the country’s untouched reserves on this glamorous ten-day adventure along the Chobe River, within the Selinda Reserve, and across the Duba Plains Private Reserve. Every destination and activity is tailored to sharing opulence within the wilderness and will unveil the beauty of this beloved country.
10 Day Custom Tour
Dynamic pricing from $5,585
Let Cape Town’s cosmopolitan charm and cultural allure dazzle you, Franschhoek’s deep-rooted history and wine-making heritage entice you, and Sabi Sands Game Reserve’s gorgeous green grasslands and abundant wildlife enchant you on this 10-day classic South African tour and safari. With guided experiences and time at leisure allowing you to experience the best of these destinations, the stage is set for a spectacular stay.
10 Day Custom Tour
Dynamic pricing from $10,395
From the brilliant bushveld of South Africa’s renowned Sabi Sands Game Reserve to the breathtaking beaches of Mozambique’s beloved Benguerra Island, this tailored 10-day luxe bush and beach vacation shows off the spellbinding sensations sweeping Africa’s captivating coastal castaways and island escapes. Discover fascinating indigenous game, soak up the luxuries of seaside living, and embrace the beauty of untamed Africa during this tour.
21 Day Custom Tour
Dynamic pricing from $16,375
In South Africa, Cape Town shines a spotlight on the country’s remarkable history and shares exquisite tastes of the Western Cape’s famous wines. In Zimbabwe, Victoria Falls lives up to its status as a Natural World Wonder. And in Botswana, the wilderness beckons visitors to embrace its endless beauty. These are Africa’s pinnacle destinations you may discover during this unforgettable 21-day vacation from the Cape to Moremi Game Reserve.
17 Day Custom Tour
Dynamic pricing from $14,921
From the dazzling suburbs of the city of gold, Johannesburg, to the sweeping lush plains of Sabi Sands Game Reserve and from the bustling districts and gorgeous coastline of Cape Town to the pristine beaches of Ponta Mamoli, this 17-day tour is tailored to showcasing what makes South Africa and Mozambique must-visit destinations. Embrace their boundless beauty, from the untouched wilderness to the immaculate coastlines during your stay.
7 Day Custom Tour
Dynamic pricing from $5,910
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.
11 Day Custom Tour
Dynamic pricing from $11,226
Visiting the colossal pounding streams of the Victoria Falls and then continuing to Botswana’s breathtaking reserves, this handcrafted 11-day safari tour is bound to share many remarkable encounters with marvelous animals and vivid birdlife, among other spectacular wilderness scenes. From Chobe National Park to the Central Kalahari, explore the phenomenally diverse environments, teeming with beautiful life, that sweep across the country.
13 Day Custom Tour
Dynamic pricing from $10,135
Leave no stone unturned on this tailor-made 13-day adventure safari from Zimbabwe’s marvelous national parks to the breathtaking reserves of Botswana. Discover the majesty of Matobo, sensational sights speckling the Zambezi River and Victoria Falls, captivating creatures dwelling in Chobe’s diverse environments, and wondrous wildlife sweeping the plains of Moremi Game Reserve through many magnificent safari experiences from the regions’ fully-equipped lodges and campsites.
21 Day Custom Tour
Dynamic pricing from $16,375
Let South Africa’s cosmopolitan cities seduce you, its vast, rich landscapes inspire you, its iconic animal sightings allure you, and its fabulous colorful birdlife enchant you on this safari and birding exploration from Umhlanga to Cederberg. On the journey, history and culture will come to life as nature awakens within the plains and bushveld surrounding you, an experience that will be richly rewarding.
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With a connection to wildlife, wilderness, luxury, and discovery, a Southern Africa trip is all about unique experiences. Uncover new ways to meet with local culture or find the best ideas for engaging with diverse landscapes. Dive into the unparalleled adventures from the coastlines to the mountains and embrace the views of desert elephants or the hidden beauty of leopards. From the Okavango Delta to Sabi Sands Game Reserve, whale watching to opulent accommodations, our travel guide gives you ideas to personalize your trip in Southern Africa. When you are ready to book, speak with a travel expert who specializes in the country of your interest and understands how to craft your best trip.
The top seven things to do in Southern Africa demonstrate the diverse opportunities you can experience, from witnessing wildlife on safari, meeting communities to learn about local life, or uncovering delicious wines.
These experiences in Southern Africa can immerse you in new experiences and unveil thrills, connections, and discoveries according to your interests.
The vibrant, cosmopolitan city of Cape Town in South Africa, the semi-arid savannas of the Kalahari Desert in Botswana, and the mighty Victoria Falls in Zambia are only a few of the places to consider when looking at the 12 best places to visit in Southern Africa.
Safari adventures and tours of the region’s best destinations bring travelers close to the Big Five or reveal the magnificent Indian and South Atlantic oceans’ coastlines. Game drives through epic reserves, trips to natural wonders, and tours of Africa’s cultures await you in the continent’s southernmost countries.
Find inspiration for your travels and experiences that showcase storied beauty when uncovering the best places to visit in Southern Africa, from South Africa to Botswana, Zambia to Namibia, and beyond.
South Africa is a wild and wonderful destination for wildlife. Here, we have selected the top 15 animals of South Africa and where you can see them. For optimum game viewing, consider the cooler months of May through September for your safari.
The country offers one of the world’s most comprehensive safari experiences, the wide variety of iconic animals creating an unparalleled, intimate experience, whether you witness the Big Five or enjoy sensational views of the landscape from the comforts of your lodge.
From big cats to antelopes, the diverse range of wildlife captures natural beauty that’s enhanced by dramatic settings. Here are just some of the wildlife you may encounter during your South Africa safari.
Botswana embodies wilderness and luxury, with some of the most incredible wildlife destinations on the planet, and these eight best places to visit in Botswana on safari highlight the uniqueness of this destination.
The natural beauty encompasses stark desert, thickets of acacia trees, and the winding waters of the Okavango Delta. With areas rich in rare animal sightings, the destination is intriguing.
Exclusive safaris, adventurous exploration, and unforgettable wildlife encounters make Botswana the ideal playground for safari-seekers. The following information will help you understand and create your perfect Botswana safari.
Said to host some of the best safari regions in southern Africa and home to some of the most welcoming locals, it is not hard to identify the six best places to visit in Zambia.
From cultural encounters to the magic of Victoria Falls, Zambia has many highlights that can demonstrate nature’s raw power and unforgettable beauty, culminating in the incredible combination of urban and bush experiences that will leave you eager to explore further and create more unforgettable memories.
Whether enjoying Zambia for days at a time or on a return visit for an exceptional safari, the must-see destinations are a handful of ways you can discover the diverse wonders across the country.
Formerly known as the “breadbasket of Africa”, the regions that make up the five best places to visit in Zimbabwe vary in their topography, geography, and captivating opportunities.
From UNESCO World Heritage sites to breathtaking wildlife havens, Zimbabwe offers its visitors the opportunity to embrace the raw beauty of a country that demonstrates the wonders of the wilderness and the intricate details that create the famous luxuries of a safari excursion. From sunrise to sunset, the wonders of Zimbabwe will inspire you.
Consider some of the following must-see destinations when planning your trip to Southern Africa and delight in the many facets and features that make Zimbabwe such an incredible experience.
Dramatic desert landscapes, captivating rock formations, and enchanting wildlife havens are the beginning of the seven best places to visit in Namibia that you can experience during your trip.
Classic reds, beiges, and browns paint the wide-open spaces that lie between each city, town, and tourist attraction. The desert meets the ocean and bushmen locations meet rocky retreats, while bustling cities give way to a Big-Five game reserve.
Discover a country rich in beauty and culture, with each new destination unveiling a land full of mystery and marvel. From personalized tours to unforgettable destinations, a Namibia experience in the following top destinations can create your ultimate trip.
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