Safari in Masai Mara National Park
Safari in Kruger National Park
Nature and Wildlife viewing
Birding on Safari
Safari in Chobe National ParkView More
Top Activities in Safaris
Hiking & Walking
Meeting local African tribes
Classic Safaris Itineraries
A typical South Africa Safari is heavily focused in and around South Africa, often featuring an excursions to Victoria Falls. South Africa is home to a number of game reserves and it’s the perfect safari destination for first timers and also if you’re interested in doing a lot of other activities, such as shark diving, coastal drives, and history museum visits.
Day 1-4, Cape Town: Seal Island, Cape of Good Hope Nature Reserve, coastal drive, Robben Island.
Day 5-6, Cape Wine Lands: Taste South African wines, which have taken the world by storm
Day 7-9, Kruger National Park: Spend a few nights in Kruger National Park, and see the famed “Big 5” (Lions, Elephants, Cape Buffalo, Leopard, and Rhino).
Day 10-12, Victoria Falls: Take an excursion to the spectacular Victoria Falls at the border of Zimbabwe and Zambia.
Day 13, Johannesburg: Apartheid museum, guided walking tour of Soweto. Optional Excursion to Moholoholo Wildlife Rehabilitation center.
See Top South Africa Safaris »
Tanzania is a great safari location for first time visitors who want a slightly more in depth nature and wildlife experience, with some luxury lodging thrown in. You'll see amazing geograpahical sites and significant archaeological wonders as well.
Day 1-2, Arusha: Stay in the luxurious Arusha Coffee Lodge and prepare for your safari getaway.
Day 3, Lake Manyara National Park: See tree climbing lions and hundreds of different bird species as you explore one of the smaller game parks in Tanzania.
Day 4, Ngorongoro: Visit the Ngorongoro Conservation Area to explore the archaeologically significant Olduvai Gorge and see impressive Ngorongoro crater.
Day 5-7, Serengeti National Park: Spend two full days exploring Serengeti National Park in your classic safari jeep. See incredible wildlife, including Great Migration activity in the mid winter months. Stay a few nights in Serengeti Safari Lodge.
Day 8-9, Tarangire National Park: More wildlife viewing. Take a morning walking safari before spending the afternoon in a safari vehicle. Stay overnight at the quaint Kuro Camp lodge.
See Top Tanzania Safaris »
Kenya is often called the oldest safari destination, and as such it is a classic trip, perfect for families and older travelers.
Day 1, Nairobi: Visit the home of Karen Blixen (author of Out of Africa), feed giraffes at the Giraffe Center.
Day 2-4, Mount Kenya National Park: Enjoy the dense forest here, and have your camera ready for wildlife and waterfalls! Visit Treetops Lodge where Queen Elizabeth II stayed in 1952.
Day 5-6, Lake Naivasha National Park: Rift Valley, Lake Nakuru, Nyahururu Falls
Day 7-11, Maasai Mara National Reserve: Meet local Maasai tribes people, take a hot air balloon ride, spend full days driving through the expansive park for maximum wildlife viewing.
See Top Kenya Safaris »