I African safari tours

Ready? Then let's go on safari !

Most of our safaris are tailor-made. Because everyone is different. Simply to whet your appetite, we present some of our best loved safaris, for you to think about. Please note: prices are as accurate as possible, but may change according to currency fluctuations and flight price adjustments, which usually occur in January and April.

✓ Tour prices are for 2018 and early 2019
✓ Prices are per person sharing a double tent / chalet with en-suite bathroom
✓ Tour prices are all-inclusive: full board, all activities, all transports, VAT of 15%
✓ Safaris are luxury category
✓ Gratuities and premium drinks are not included; these are extras

Tailored for You ...... 4 - 28 days ...... from US$ 2,795 pp

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Most of our safaris are tailored safaris. If you know what you want, we can't wait to put the details in place and make the safari a reality. Our expertise will cost you very little; and you'll save yourself weeks of detailed planning.

We give you classic Africa at competitive prices. We make sure everything works: flights, transfers, timing, dietary needs, what to pack, etc. For tour ideas, keep reading below.

Kruger Gold Safari ...... 4 - 5 days ...... approx. US$ 2,795 pp

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Head for the private lodges of Kruger for unbeatable Big 5 wildlife encounters. You'll get very close up, so good for photography, going off-road when something interesting is spotted. Always expertly guided, of course.

You'll fly from Johannesburg to the Kruger region, mid or late morning, and will be collected off your flight. Your package is all-inclusive but excludes gratuities and bar.

Kruger's Treasures ...... 7 - 12 days ........ approx. US$ 4,775 pp

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The legend goes that Kruger buried his gold. But the real treasure? It lives wild and free as nature intended, and to see it this close up is priceless. Two lodges in two top locations reveal the treasure. All of it.

Enjoy 3-night stays in Kruger's top safari lodges, where game viewing is consistently excellent. You'll wish you could stay forever.

Fine Wine and Wildlife ...... 10 days ...... approx. US$ 5,995 pp

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The finer things in life: don't put them off. Spend 5 nights in Cape Town at a most gracious, Raffles-style colonial hotel below Table mountain, and 4 nights at a superb luxury safari Lodge adjacent to the famed Kruger.

Travel seldom gets better than this. Here's our perfect Big 5 safari combo tour of city and wilderness - elegant, relaxed, fun. Two local flights are included in this all-inclusive safari.

Simply Safari ...... 11 days ...... approx. US$ 7,425 pp

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This is safari life, pure and simple, yet in true comfort. Experience all the natural highlights of the region: first see the Big 5 up close in Kruger, then fly to 3 more top wilderness attractions: Victoria Falls, Chobe and Okavango Delta.

The tour begins and ends in Johannesburg; it includes 5 local flights, of which 2 are lodge tranfers in Botswana. Full board with activities throughout, except in Victoria Falls (B&B).

Africa Spectacular ...... 14 days ...... approx. US$ 7,995 pp

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Africa's Big 5 wildlife icons plus its 5 stand-out destinations. Cape Town's Table Mountain, a top private safari in Kruger Park, Victoria Falls, elephant-rich Chobe and Botswana's Okavango Delta. This is Africa, and it is truly spectacular.

For the young at heart, the energetic and the curious, this tour satisfies on many levels: cultural excursions, unusual sights and sounds in the wilderness, and an impressive waterfall.

Safari Legends ...... 6 days +...... from US$ 5,9950 pp

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Pure safari. Pure experience. Luxury redefined (hint: it's nothing you can get in a shop.) Treat yourself to a guided safari by one of Africa's legendary safari guides (see our Safari Guides page). You'll join a very small, select group - or bring your own!

Feedback and reviews after these tours reveal a rare sense of profound joy and soul 'refreshment' after such a safari. Such reactions tell their own story. More eloquently than we can.

Marianne Birrell Safaris ~ journeys that spoil you for all others.