Interested in going on a dream African tour and safari? Planning a multi-stop tour of the world’s second largest continent is complex—with Tourlane, you’re able to book your flights, transfers, guides, and accommodations in multiple countries, all at once! Our specialized Africa Travel Experts will craft your own tailor-made trip based on your travel tastes and preferences, and their local insights and recommendations. From wildlife safaris to famous national parks, from bustling metropolises to deserted white sands, there are no limits to what your trip to Africa entails. You’ll have the vacation of a lifetime on one of our tailor-made tours.
It depends on how many game reserves you wish to visit. We recommend spending at night three nights in a game reserve. It is possible to do a multi-stop tour of different game reserves in the same country, or to do a multi-stop tour of game reserves in different countries, such as Kenya and Tanzania that are neighbors.
There are a range of different safari packages available to suit your budget. Your choice of accommodation (which ranges from budget to luxury) and your choice of guide or self-drive will affect the price of your safari. Speak to your Tourlane Travel Expert for a free quotation.
We recommend that you pack at least three pairs of light-fitting pants, simple t-shirts, and some long-sleeved shirts for the colder days, the early morning game drives, and the evenings. It does get cold at night in Africa, so it is sensible to pack sweaters, gloves, hats, and a scarf. Early morning game drives are one of the best times to spot animals, and you will want to be warm enough!
The best time to go on an African safari depends on the country which you choose to visit. Generally, the best time to go on safari is during the dry season, as animals are more likely to be moving around in search of water. This runs from May through October.
There are so many different countries in Africa that offer excellent safaris. Our top recommendations for African safaris are Kenya, Tanzania, and South Africa, which are home to the following legendary game reserves: the Masai Mara, the Serengeti, and Kruger.
Whether you’re looking for a world-class safari, a beach getaway, a culinary adventure, or a cosmopolitan city break, South Africa has it all. It offers adventurous travelers some of the world's most dramatic and unforgettable wildlife viewing opportunities, like seeing the “Big Five”—lions, elephants, buffaloes, leopards and rhino—in iconic game reserves like Kruger National Park. Waterfront cities like Cape Town and Durban delight visitors with colorful culture, sandy beaches, and delectable seafood. Inland, charming towns like Franschhoek beckon wine enthusiasts with their rolling vineyards and numerous tasting rooms.
Kenya is often called the birthplace of the safari, and for good reason. National parks such as the Masai Mara Game Reserve and the Amboseli National Park offer you a unique assortment of Africa’s wildlife. But the beating heart of the country extends past the scenic, vistas of its landscapes. From the rich history of the Masai people to its famed coffee culture, Kenya is a wonder to behold for any type of traveler.
The beckoning presence of Mount Kilimanjaro, the jaw-dropping sight of millions of wildebeest crossing the plains of the Serengeti, and the coastal breeze of Zanzibar’s Stone Town—these are only three of the many unforgettable experiences that are on offer in Tanzania. With 16 national parks, some of the best white-sand beaches in the world, and unparalleled wildlife resources, Tanzania is paradise for any traveler looking for an unspoiled experience in the wild.
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