African tours and safaris
Below is a selection of our most popular African tours and safaris. If you cannot find a suitable itinerary here, please contact us to request a custom designed itinerary. Note that all packages exclude flights.
, Popular Itineraries These can be customised to suit your preferences
This safari is ideally 3 or 4 days and is a combination of guided bush walks and game drives, giving you greater flexibility to choose your preferred game viewing activity day by day. Depending on your group, or the other guests in your party, you decide each day whether you’d prefer walking or a game drive in an open safari vehicle. Part of Greater Kruger, possibly the greatest nature conservancy on Earth, these tours take place in the uncrowded Timbavati Private Reserve.
The 3-day Kruger National Park safari is designed for those really pressed for time, who want a quick and affordable way to see the Kruger National Park in the company of an expert guide. We also call it the Kruger Quickie Safari and it departs on set dates from Johannesburg or Nelspruit. For groups of 4 or more people, we can arrange a custom departure on any day of the week (additional costs will apply). Book early to avoid disappointment!
The 4-day Budget Kruger National Park safari is easy on your budget, and big on game viewing. This is a guided safari in Kruger National Park itself with scheduled departures from Johannesburg or Nelspruit. If the scheduled dates don't suit you, we may be able to put together a custom departure for your group (additional cost applies). Book early to avoid disappointment!
The popular 5-Day Best of Kruger Safari is a 4-night / 5-day safari within the Kruger National Park: all open vehicle game drives with an experienced safari guide. A night drive, as well as a guided bush walk, are also included. We spend two nights at each of two different rest camps, in different areas of Kruger Park, giving you the best game viewing opportunities. Book early to avoid disappointment!
This 5-day Garden Route Safari is an exciting way to explore the Western Cape, Little Karoo, the Whale Route, the Addo Elephant National Park and Route 62 - the longest wine route in the world. Mixing culture, adventure and wildlife safari, you can experience the many highlights of this very scenic section of South Africa. This tour departs every Monday from Cape Town and ends in Port Elizabeth. (There is also a 6-day option which starts and ends in Cape Town. This tour goes in normal or reverse itinerary order).
Experience the vast expanses of true wilderness and perhaps some of the best game viewing areas on the African continent. You’ll visit untamed Tarangire, the world-famous Serengeti and Ngorongoro National Park. The pace is leisurely to allow you to sample and savour the highlights of this sprawling, wonder-filled country. Accompanied by some of the country’s very best guides, your safety and comfort will be in excellent hands, leaving you to enjoy the safari of a lifetime.
Fly in by light aircraft and spend 6 nights in some of Botswana's most productive game viewing areas, combining Kwando's best camps: Little Kwara, Lebala and Lagoon Camp. Choose between spending two nights at each camp, or three nights at Little Kwara and three nights at either Lagoon or Lebala camp. All three of these camps are situated in huge private concessions and offer a variety of game viewing activities. Kwando is known for its commitment to a quality, traditional safari experience where the focus is on a true bush encounter, finding and enjoying the best possible wildlife sightings.
After a night at the iconic Giraffe Manor in Nairobi, this safari takes you deep into the African bush on the vast open plains of the Laikipia Plateau ... followed by a few nights at Kenya's most famous safari destination: The Maasai Mara National Park. Looking for a different experience? Why not opt for a camel or horseback safari? You’ll witness the proud red-clad Masaai warriors, unbelievable wildlife in abundance and the thronging herds of the most famous wildlife spectacle in the world: The Great Wildebeest Migration.
The first stop is Ol Pejeta Conservancy in central Kenya which offers 90,000 acres of blissful wilderness to ensure you enjoy quality, uncrowded game viewing. Your accommodation will be at Kicheche Laikipia, situated around a waterhole and home to a wealth of birdlife and frequent visits from the resident elephant, rhino and other game. From there, you’ll fly down the Rift Valley to an exclusive conservancy in the famed Maasai Mara. Here you’ll have an enviable safari experience away from the madding crowds. Only a few vehicles are permitted into this conservancy so you’ll have unhindered views of some of the world’s most spectacular wildlife set in some of the most breath-taking African scenery.
This 7 day fly-in safari covers most of Namibia’s best and most iconic safari destinations – the distinctive ochre dunes of Sossusvlei, the twisted, desolate landscape of Damaraland and the Kaokoveld where you’re likely to spot the legendary desert-adapted elephant and Etosha, Namibia’s ancient national park. Flying over this vast country, you'll also get an insight into its fascinating detail and incredible landscapes.
This 10-day Namibian safari takes you to many of the top attractions in this vast and fascinating country – the burnt-red dunes of Sossusvlei, The Skeleton Coast, Damaraland with its unique geographical features, two different sections of Etosha National Park – all with your own highly-experienced personal guide.
A good all-round tour experience that takes in some of the best highlights South Africa has to offer: game viewing in the famous Kruger National Park by open vehicle safaris and night game drives, exploring the waterways of Isimangaliso (Greater St Lucia) Wetlands World Heritage Site; enjoying pristine beaches with excellent scuba, snorkelling, whale and dolphin watching and seasonal turtle watching; absorbing the Zulu culture and impressive history of the KwaZulu-Natal battlefields.
Combining Tanzania's Top Southern Safari Circuit with Tropical Island Paradise. Enjoy some of the most unspoiled, unhurried, game-rich safari destinations, topped off with a tropical beach island holiday.
, Trip Ideas These itinerary suggestions can also be customised
A guided safari in the Kruger Park (using the national park camps) is quite different to a safari at a private game lodge. Both have their advantages. This trip idea combines the best of both with 2 nights in Kruger followed by 2 nights at a private game lodge.
Victoria Falls is close to the Chobe National Park in Botswana, and these two destinations make a great combination. This trip idea combines 2 nights at Victoria Falls with 3 nights on safari at the Chobe National Park.
Enjoying the best of both worlds - 4 days at Tafika Camp in South Luangwa, a 12-bed intimate safari camp where you can enjoy day and night game drives, bush walks, bicycle safaris and microlight safaris; then 4 days at remote Mwaleshi Camp in North Luangwa with daily bushwalks in some of the most pristine, undisturbed and wildest safari spots in Africa.
Four days at the intimate Tafika Camp near the beautiful Nsefu Sector in South Luangwa National Park, Zambia, followed by 4 days at Remote Africa Safari's satellite walking camps - Chikoko Tree Camp and/or Crocodile River Camp. An unforgettable safari experience for enthusiasts looking to really get away from it all. You're very unlikely to encounter any other vehicles, people or signs of life except your able and experienced guides, hosts and chefs.
A unique safari itinerary taking in the highlights of a South Africa's exciting eastern sector: spectacular scenery, the fascinating history of the wars between British colonial forces and the mighty Zulu nation, unforgettable Big 5 safaris in lush African bush and ending in a pristine, subtropical beach holiday with warm waters, incredible snorkelling and scuba diving as well as cultural visits to the local tribal villages. Scenery, history, culture, wildlife, endless beaches, this trip has it all in spades.
This trip idea combines the best of South Africa's top two destinations - Cape Town and the Kruger National Park. Spend 4 nights in Cape Town, followed by 4 nights on safari in the Kruger National Park. The trip can be done on a self-drive or fully-guided basis.
This 9-day Zimbabwean safari includes 3 of the most popular destinations in Zimbabwe: Victoria Falls, a 7th Wonder of the Natural World and renowned adventure capital; Hwange National Park, jewel of Zimbabwe and its largest national park, home to huge herds of elephants and healthy wild dog populations; and Mana Pools, World Heritage Site and pristine wilderness. Explore Mana on foot and by boat along its myriad waterways teeming with wildlife.
It is easy to combine Botswana with Victoria Falls. This trip idea combines 4 of Botswana’s top safari destinations with 2 nights at Victoria Falls. The duration of the trip is flexible, and you can easily stay an extra night at any of the destinations on this trip. There are lots of lodges in Botswana to choose from, but we always recommend using lodges in the same group or chain, so you can benefit from long stay specials. This trip idea is based on Desert and Delta lodges, which are reasonably priced and based mostly inside the national parks.
Combine these three top travel destinations in Southern Africa on this popular 12-day trip idea - Victoria Falls, Cape Town and the Kruger National Park. You can swap the order of destinations around, change the duration and choose accommodation according to your budget and wish-list.
Our 15-day Signature Safari represents what Wild Wings Safaris considers to be an ideal safari itinerary on a medium budget within a limited time frame, covering some of the top safari destinations in Southern Africa. In short, this trip takes you to Victoria Falls in Zimbabwe, Chobe National Park in Botswana, and then to South Africa where you can explore Cape Town, the Garden Route, the scenic Panorama Route, Kruger National Park, and finally the famous Sabi Sand Game Reserve.