The Top 10 African Safaris by JENMAN: The African continent provides an almost overwhelming array of safari options, from prides of lions on the Savannahs of Southern Africa to troops of lemurs in the lush rainforests of Madagascar, with such a wide variety how do you choose the holiday of your dreams?
We’d like to help, at JENMAN African Safaris we pride ourselves on offering the top 10 African safaris to fit anyone’s taste and needs.
All of our trips meet our high standards but when it comes to narrowing it down to the top 10 best we’ve taken into account the most popular tours booked as well as what we believe provides the most fascinating overview of what this amazing continent has to offer.
1. World in One Country
Experience the very best of South Africa in one all-encompassing tour. From the iconic wildlife of the world famous Kruger National Park, to the cosmopolitan city of Cape Town. Take in the breath-taking scenery of the majestic Drakensberg Mountains and delight in the gorgeous beaches and warm waters of the Garden Route.
Get to know the diverse cultures of the region when traveling through the Kingdom of Swaziland and the rural villages of Lesotho. Indulge in decadent wine tasting in the Cape Winelands and experience the various wildlife offerings and lush wetlands of South Africa’s east coast. This safari truly has it all!
2. Botswana Wildlife Breakaway
Experience the wondrous abundance of wildlife that Africa has to offer on this lodge safari through Botswana and a hop over the border to Hwange National Park.
Highlights include traditional makoro excursions in the lush Okavango Delta, excellent game viewing in Chobe National Park, as well as boat cruises on the Chobe River, and many more magical moments during your wildlife breakaway tour.
3. Northern and Southern Experience
Jenman African Safaris’ Northern / Southern Experience tour showcases the best of southern Africa, sandwiching all the highlights of Namibia and Botswana between the top tourist destinations of Cape Town and Victoria Falls. The 24-day journey starts or ends in Victoria Falls, in Zimbabwe.
Practice your wildlife spotting in Chobe National Park and the outstanding Okavango Delta in Botswana. Continue to the expanses of Etosha for wonderful game viewing. Witness thousands of breeding seals at the Cape Cross Seal Colony and experience breath-taking sand dunes in Sossusvlei. Marvel at the majestic Fish River Canyon, and explore the Orange River by canoe.
Pass through the Cederberg Mountains, before ending your safari in Cape Town in South Africa, or alternately your journey could begin there.
4. East African Migration Discoverer
Follow the famous wildebeest migration! Become an eye-witness to nature at its very best and visit world-famous sights such as the Serengeti, the Ngorongoro Crater, the Maasai Mara and many more.
Experience the perfect combination between comfortable accommodation and pure adventure by spending your nights in the most beautiful lodges, chalets or permanent tented camps while witnessing the astonishing wildlife and scenery that East Africa has to offer.
5. Kruger Experience
Enjoy a 4-day Kruger experience in one of Africa’s most popular national parks, the Kruger National Park. This adventurous experience offers the best game viewing opportunity possible with game drives through the park and optional bush walks, which allow you to get up close and personal with the wildlife of the Kruger National Park.
This exquisite package offers the ultimate in luxury with accommodation at the Arathusa Safari Lodge, giving guests the most beautiful views of wildlife within the renowned Sabi Sands Game Reserve.
6. Uganda Gorilla Adventures
Experience the vast wildlife and natural landscapes of Uganda, where you will walk through the magical forests and, spend some time with the magnificent Mountain gorillas.
Explore the wildlife of the Bwindi Impenetrable National Park with a gorilla trekking adventure and discover beautiful landscapes with a boat cruise along Lake Mburo.
7. Tanzania Northern Circuit
Take an incredible journey following the famous Northern circuit of Tanzania, with highlights such as a visit to the stunning flamingo haven of Lake Manyara, the world renowned Serengeti National Park, the breath-taking Ngorongoro Crater, and the Tarangire National Park.
Experience the wildlife and culture of East Africa at its best.
8. 1000 Views of Madagascar
Discover the best of Madagascar during this fascinating twelve-day tour with highlights including lemurs, colourful tribes, tropical beaches, bustling markets and ever-changing scenery.
Begin your adventure in Tana and travel through unspoilt nature, from the dense forests of Andasibe, to the eroded hills of Antsirabe, as well as stops in Fianarantsoa, Isalo National Park, Ifaty and Tulear.
9. Namibia Lodge Safari
Enjoy the diverse and ever changing allure of the Namibian landscape during this lodge safari. Beginning in Windhoek, the safari takes you through the deserts of the Namib-Naukluft National Park to the coastal town of Swakopmund.
Travel along the coast to visit the Cape Fur Seal breeding grounds at Cape Cross before heading inland, stopping at the majestic Petrified Forest. Spend three days with Africa’s celebrated wildlife in Etosha National Park and visit Waterberg Plateau National Park on your return journey to Windhoek.
10. Intimate Botswana and Zimbabwe Encounter
Encounter the highlights of Botswana and Zimbabwe in 15 days. With some of the world’s greatest wildlife, Botswana and Zimbabwe are perfect partners for a safari.
Enjoy our guides’ expertise and knowledge of both countries, and get to explore two of Southern Africa’s most enigmatic countries with its endangered wild dogs, rhino tracking, iconic Victoria Falls and, among others, a traditional canoe trip.