Luxury African Safari Tours: Our Top-Selling Favorites

Luxury travel is very much alive in Africa. Exceptional personal service, fine wine and tantalizing cuisine, lavish suites fit for kings and queens, extraordinary experiences, and unforgettable wildlife encounters afforded by award-winning guides. Luxury African safari tours are simply having the best of the best!An unexpected flourish like a champagne breakfast on the vast plains of the Serengeti might not be out of your reach.Based on guest reviews and our firsthand travel experience, we’ve rounded up our top luxury African safari tours. You'll find the most popular bucket list experiences in Africa's most beautiful and luxurious settings, plus the biggest and best wildlife action.

1.Luxury African Safari Tours: Premier Cape Town & Kruger Safari

Duration: 11 Days | 1 Country | 3 Luxury Lodges/Hotels

Spectacular views of Cape Town from the top of Table Mountain and in a cable car

Experience a cable car ride and spectacular views of Cape Town from the top of Table MountainOne of our top selling luxury African tours, perfect for a honeymoon, romantic holiday or special celebration vacation. This 11-day tour commences in the “mother city”, exploring scenic landscapes and vibrant streets, whilst savoring world-class accommodation, cuisine and award-winning wines exclusive to Cape Town. You then embark on an African safari adventure, complete with open-vehicle game drives and exhilarating bush walks in two renowned Big Five private game reserves: The Sabi Sands and Timbavati.

 2.Luxury African Safari Tours: Victoria Falls & Okavango Delta Escape

Duration: 8 Days | 2 Countries | 3 Luxury Lodges/Hotels

Mokoros gliding through the waterways of the Okavango Delta at sunset

Traditional Mokoro boat trips are a relaxing way to enjoy the sunset in the Okavango DeltaTwo of Southern Africa’s landmark destinations feature in this luxury African safari tour. Your journey begins in Victoria Falls which is home to one of the “Seven Natural Wonders of the World”. It’s here that you will experience opulent accommodation and unique experiences such as rhino trekking on foot, sunset cruises on a private boat, and cultural interactions. The scenery intensifies in the Okavango Delta and you are treated to private bush dinners, lamplit cocktails on a river island, the very best game viewing experience, and mokoro safaris that are exclusive to the Delta.  

 3.Luxury African Safari Tours: Luxury Victoria Falls & Chobe

Duration: 6 Days | 2 Countries | 2 Luxury Lodges/Hotels

Herd of elephant drinking and bathing in the Chobe River

Large herds of elephants congregate at the Chobe River to drink and batheTwo incredible destinations await the adventure traveler on this 6-day luxury African tour: The iconic Victoria Falls or better known as “The Smoke that Thunders”, and Chobe National Park which is regarded as the land of the “Giants” with the world’s largest herds of wild elephants. Your experience in these two remarkable countries is paramount with award-winning accommodation, superior service, phenomenal cuisine, and a number of adventure activities included during your stay.

 4.Luxury African Safari Tours: Masai Mara, Serengeti & Manyara Safari

Duration: 10 Days | 2 Countries | 5 Luxury Lodges/Hotels

A lion sitting in a tree in the Serengeti

Tree-climbing lions are a common sighting in the Masai Mara and SerengetiExploring some of Africa’s best game parks, this 10-day tour offers travelers a tented luxury experience in a pristine savannah wilderness, along with big five game viewing, tree-climbing lions, and prime viewing of the “Great Migration” that moves between the Masai Mara and Serengeti annually. This luxury African tour is action packed with day and night game drives, bush walks, stargazing, bicycle safaris, and optional activities which include interactions with the Maasai people and hot air balloon safaris that offer a bird's eye view of the Masai Mara and Serengeti reserves.

 5.Luxury African Safari Tours: Garden Route, Cape Town & Eastern Cape Safari

Duration: 12 Days | 1 Country | 4 Lodges/Hotels

Knysna boats in the harbor at sunset

A picture perfect sunset in the Knysna harborThis luxury tour is an exploration of what makes South Africa a top tourist destination. Your journey begins in the iconic city of Cape Town which is renowned for its rich culture and picturesque landscapes. Staying in a luxury boutique hotel, your stay in Cape Town is one of exceptional beauty. Affording travelers a sense of freedom, the remainder of your trip is spent on the road as you discover the hidden gems of the Garden Route. From pristine coastlines to dramatic caves, the Garden Route is one of the world’s best self-drive destinations. Your journey ends with an unforgettable safari experience in a reserve that showcases its passion for wildlife conservation and offers phenomenal Big Five game viewing.

 6.Luxury African Safari Tours: Authentic Masai Mara, Serengeti & Ngorongoro

Duration: 10 Days | 2 Countries | 4 Lodges/Hotels

The Wildebeest Migration gathered in the Serengeti, Tanzania

Thousands of migrating wildebeest congregate in the Serengeti and Masai Mara each yearExploring the best of East Africa, this 10-day luxury African tour includes three prime game-viewing reserves: Masai Mara, Serengeti and Ngorongoro. The well-balanced combination of award-winning luxury accommodation, spectacular game viewing, and selection of unique activities ensure a true wilderness experience. You are given a front row seat to the world’s Great Migration and can hike ancient Maasai trails that lead to an authentic Maasai Village. Further enhancing your safari experience is the option of activities not commonly available in most national parks, including fly camping, walking safaris, horse riding and night drives.

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