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Safari in Masai Mara National Park

Safari in Kruger National Park

Nature and Wildlife viewing

Birding on Safari

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Camping Safari

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Classic Safaris Itineraries

South Africa Safari

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.

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Tanzania Safari

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.

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Kenya Safari

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.

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Breathtaking! February 2018

5.0

East African Explorer

Kenya was absolutely breathtaking! The sheer amount of animals we saw on this trip was so much more that what we expected. We were taken aback by how diverse and rich the biodiversity and landscape is. This tour is a gem for those who love animals and is definitely a once in a lifetime experience. Read more

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Epic Trek to Mount Kilimanjaro & Sensational Safari. November 2017

5.0

Kilimanjaro Trekking 7 Days Marangu Route & 5 Days Camping Safaris

Our group of seven’s safari experience was nothing short of spectacular!
We cover Arusha, Tarangire and Serengeti National Parks as well as Ngorongoro Conservation Area over a 7 day period. A lot of ground to cover, but what an experience.
Not only did we see the Big 5 but we saw them in spades. We had fantastic looks at some of the large predators like lions, leopards and cheetahs; large grazing herds of wildebeests, gazelles, buffalo and antelopes as well as wallowing hippopotamus, lumbering elephants and stately giraffes.

Our guide worked hard and seemed to have a 6th sense in terms of locating wildlife. Not only were we very close to large herbivores, carnivores and birds but we viewed them in a setting where they seemed quite oblivious to us. They continued to hunt, graze, scavenge, dabble, court and even copulate in a stunning landscape. It was straight out of a National Geographic documentary.
Nothing seemed to escape our guide’s keen eye. He was an avid bird watcher and not only able to spot and identify the many spectacular bird species we saw, but speak to their natural history and behaviour as well. Same went for the mammals large and small, reptiles like Nile crocodiles, lizards and turtles/tortoises. His passion for wildlife was undeniable.

Our accommodation and meals during the safari/game drives were great. Three nights in a ‘bush camp’ in a spacious tent with 2 queen sized beds and a three piece bathroom was hardly roughing it. It was quite luxurious actually. Staff were welcoming, friendly and accommodating. A hot towel and cold drink on our arrival offered another touch of class.

Both our guide, Raymond and his brother Lawrence were shining examples of competent, caring and professional entrepreneurs with a small fledgling company. I highly recommend you consider them if you are looking for a safari trip of a lifetime. It was an epic trip for me that I will never forget!

Expect in Africa Safari also organized a 6 day climb up Mount Kilimanjaro. I’m happy to report all 7 ladies in the group made the summit. Our success had everything to do with the care, support and professionalism of our guides, cook and porters. We climb the Marangu route and stayed in rustic “chalets”. Food was hot and plentiful and our cook dropped by every evening during dinner. Our guides actually sang songs to keep us motivated on the final climb to the summit. It was a total grind but we made it. A huge “Thank you” to our devoted entourage of 21 as well as Expect in Africa Safari organizers. Another trip of a lifetime that I can boost about for decades.
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I was completely blown away October 2017

5.0

6 Days Gorillas, Chimps and Wildlife Tour

The most beautiful holiday country I have ever visited
All that I've seen, far exceeded my expectations. Especially the gorillas. We had a fantastic guide Anthony Kato. He brought us each day along bumpy, smooth and non asphalted roads to our lodge. Most lodges I found good. Our guide has told much about Uganda, such as habits, tradition, the population and so on. Thought it was clever that he knew a lot about the animals in the park. I got through his explanation a very different and positive image of Uganda. Sure to recommend Uganda and Scenic Trails Safaris to others.
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I had a wonderful time August 2017

5.0

3 Days Rwanda Gorilla safari

I had a wonderful time during the trip. The guide was informative, friendly and attentive to our entire group! I definitely plan to be a returning customer and recommend this to my friends and family!

Operator Kawira Safaris

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We couldn't fault anything, the tour was great with opportunities to see loads about Kenya and Tanzania - not just the parks and reserves August 2017

5.0

Best of Kenya & Tanzania - 11 days

Our tour guide, Leah was great and very knowledgeable - and not phased out by any questions we asked!

Operator On The Go Tours

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7-Day luxury 4 park safari August 2017

5.0

7-Day Romantic & Stylish Germ of Serengeti

We had a wonderful 7-day, custom tailored safari through 4 parks (Tarangire, Lake Manyara, Serengeti, and Ngorongoro Crater) in northern Tanzania. We saw an incredible number of animals and birds, including the big 5. Our guide, Anderson, was so knowledgeable about the wildlife and the environment, and was great at pointing out animals that we would've missed. Anderson really listened to what we wanted to see and was attentive to our needs.

Our accommodations were top notch and the food at each lodge or tent camp was very good. We were pleasantly surprised by the individual attention we were given by the staff at each place we stayed. During the day we traveled in our safari vehicle, just the two of us with our guide, and still the cost was very reasonable. We can't say enough great things about Walter, the owner, Galloping Safaris, and our guide. We have recommended this company to many of our friends in hopes that they will have the special experience we enjoyed. It was the trip of a lifetime for us!
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