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A private Journey through South Africa, Botswana, Victoria Falls and Mozambique

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Itinerary Highlights

1 Night in Johannesburg 
3 Nights on Safari in the Okavango Delta, Botswana 
2 Nights on Safari in the Khwai Community Area, Botswana 
2 Nights Exploring Victoria Falls in Livingstone, Zambia 
3 Nights on Safari in the Sand Sands Private Game Reserve, South Africa 
4 Nights in the Bazaruto Archipelago, Mozambique   

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Sample Itinerary

Day 1

  • Arrive in Johannesburg, South Africa


    Today you will arrive into Johannesburg, South Africa where your African safari adventure will begin! Upon arrival into O.R Tambo International Airport you will be met by your driver and transferred the short distance to the nearby Peech Hotel. Please note your international flight is not included in your program cost.

    Johannesburg is the economic capital of Africa and the gateway to Southern Africa. Although not as famous as other South African destinations, there is plenty to do in Johannesburg and nearby Pretoria. There are excellent museums, art galleries and fascinating tours of historical and political interest including the famous Apartheid Museum.

    Today however you will more than likely simply want to relax and enjoy the urban sanctuary that your hotel provides as you rest up in preparation for the adventure that lies ahead.

    Meals Included: None

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    • The Peech Hotel

Day 2

  • From South Africa to Botswana


    This morning you will check out of your hotel and meet your driver in your hotel lobby. Together you will then travel the short distance back to OR Tambo International Airport where you will pass through customs and board your flight to Maun, Botswana. Arriving into Botswana you will disembark, pass through passport control and then board your light aircraft. This scenic flight will take you over the Botswana wilderness before arriving at a small airstrip only a few minutes from your luxury lodge. Please note today’s flights are not included in your program cost.

    Arriving at the local airstrip you will be met by your driver and together travel the short distance to your new home for the next 3 nights, the remarkable Xaranna Okavango Delta Camp. The Okavango Delta is one of Africa’s most amazing, sensitive and complex environments supporting a spectacle of wilderness and wildlife. Unique as one of the world’s few inland deltas, the placid waters and lush indigenous forests offer a haven for innumerable bird and wildlife species. One can experience this magical world of islands and waterways from the land, air and water. Highlights include the elusive Sitatunga antelope which has found refuge in this pristine wetland ecosystem, while birds such as the African fish eagle, Pel's fishing owl and many others provide a spectacular display.

    Having checked in to your lodge and taken some time to get settled you will then set off on your afternoon game drive. Game viewing in the Okavango Delta is remote and secluded, with very few vehicles sharing the private concession. Sensitive off-road driving practices allow guests to get up close to the area’s exceptional wildlife. Afternoon drives usually continue into the night, allowing for an opportunity to see the many animals that are more active once the sun goes down, including leopard and serval. Lion frequently hunt at night and there is always a chance of coming upon them feeding on a kill.

    Your lodges professionally trained guides will ask you about your favorite wildlife and will do their best to ensure that your preferences are met, whether it is tracking a particular species or spending more time enjoying each sighting, getting to know the habits of the animals. They will also tell you about the vegetation of the region and will explain the behavior of the animals that you come across. In some cases, the guides will be able to identify individual animals and let you know about their history and habits.

    Following your evening drive, you will return to your lodge to be met by pre-dinner cocktails and a delicious feast prepared by the lodges talented team of chefs.

    Meals Included: Full Board (Including local Beers, Wines, Spirits & Soft Drinks)

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    • andBeyond Xaranna Okavango Delta Camp

Day 3

  • On Safari in the Okavango Delta


    While safari drives are an ideal way to explore your surroundings, there are numerous other options available to experience the Okavango Delta.

    A particularly unique experience in this part of the world is wildlife viewing done via motorized boats. These trips allow you to cover more ground and to truly immerse yourself in the surrounding landscape. Boating is offered seasonally as it depends totally on the water levels in the Okavango Delta.

    The Okavango Delta is also well known for its Mokoro rides. These local canoe type boats take you through the maze-like channels and shallow lagoons of the Delta. As Mokoros are not motorized, they allow you to glide silently through the channels. You will see many animals that feed on the grass and reeds on the palm islands such as lechwe, sitatunga, elephant, hippo and crocodile.

    For the more adventurous, and at additional cost, it is possible to experience an aerial view of the Okavango Delta in your private helicopter. This experience would see you soar high above a vast maze of both permanent and fleeting waterways and floodplains that occupy an otherwise sandy corner of Botswana.

    Another possibility is to immerse yourself in the unique landscape of the Okavango Delta on a half or full day horseback safari. This extraordinary adventure allows for exceptional game viewing opportunities and an exhilarating experience as your expert ranger guides you through untamed Africa.

    Meals Included: Full Board (Including local Beers, Wines, Spirits & Soft Drinks)

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    • andBeyond Xaranna Okavango Delta Camp

Day 4

  • On Safari in the Okavango Delta


    Today you have at leisure to enjoy as you wish. Join one or both safari drives that go out today, or perhaps enjoy a quiet day at the lodge watching a parade of animals slowly make their way through the pristine wilderness in front of you.

    Meals Included: Full Board (Including local Beers, Wines, Spirits & Soft Drinks)

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    • andBeyond Xaranna Okavango Delta Camp

Day 5

  • From the Okavango Delta to the Khwai Community Area


    This morning you will check out of your lodge and enjoy a short transfer back to the nearby airstrip. Here you will hop on board your light aircraft that will take you on a beautiful flight to your next camp in the Khwai Community Area. Please note this flight is not included in your program cost.

    The Khwai area of the Okavango lies along the northern boundary of the Moremi Game Reserve. This is an unfenced boundary that allows wildlife to move freely between the woodlands in the wet season when water is plentiful and back to permanent rivers and lagoons in the dry season. The Khwai area offers the same wildlife experience as the main reserve with the added advantage of being a private concession allowing for the ability to do walking safaris and night drives.

    At the local airstrip you will be met by your guide and transferred the short distance to your new home for the next two nights, Machaba Camp. The camp’s setting is exquisite, and you will quickly learn to love waking up to the sounds of hippo wallowing in the Delta each morning.

    Having taken some time to check in and settle into your new surroundings, you will meet your guide in the communal area of the camp and set off on your first safari drive. At Machaba game drives are conducted twice daily, once in the mornings and once in the afternoon going into the early evening. They usually last about three hours and are conducted along the river systems and flood plains around the camp. The wildlife in the area is prolific and chances are great that you will see some of the larger predators, herds of elephant and all the plains animals that call this area home. Night drives are conducted in the early evening, and with the help of a spotlight offer guests a chance to see the smaller nocturnal animals that emerge after the sun goes down.

    Arriving back at your camp you will enjoy a few minutes to freshen up and perhaps gin and tonic at the lovely bar before sitting down for a lavish African dinner.

    Meals Included: Full Board (Including local Beers, Wines, Spirits & Soft Drinks)

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    • Machaba Camp

Day 6

  • On Safari in the Khwai Community Area


    Today you have at leisure to join any one of the many safari activities on offer. If you feel like skipping one of the safari drives and instead stretch your legs, a walking safari is a great option. Walking safaris are almost always conducted in the morning under the supervision of an armed guide. The walks are leisurely, and time is taken to observe the smaller elements of the bush that are normally missed when in a vehicle.

    Another fun option offered by the camp is embarking on a Mokoro safari. This experience would see you board a dugout canoe that is then poled by an experienced member of the team in the shallower waters of the Okavango. It is a great way to see the waterways and is tranquil and quiet. These excursions take place in the mornings or longer day trips can be arranged. You will explore the islands around camp and return to the lodge rested and rejuvenated.

    Meals Included: Full Board (Including local Beers, Wines, Spirits & Soft Drinks)
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    • Machaba Camp

Day 7

  • From Botswana to Victoria Falls


    This morning you will check out of Machaba Camp and enjoy a short transfer back to the nearby airstrip. Here you will board a light aircraft that will fly you the short distance to Kasane Airport. Arriving at Kasane Airport you will be met by your driver and together set off for the mighty Victoria Falls, crossing the border into Zambia along the way. Please note your flight this morning is not included in the program cost.

    Arriving into Livingstone you will find one of the original natural wonders of the world, Victoria Falls. This incredible natural feature is both a World Heritage Site and an extremely popular tourism attraction. Known locally as ‘The Smoke that Thunders’ this spectacle is accessible from both Zambia and Zimbabwe and it is an ideal place to combine game viewing and other outdoor activities. The area provides excellent fishing, a terrifying bungee jump and arguably the best commercial white-water rafting in the world.

    Your home in Livingstone for the next two nights will be the Royal Livingstone Victoria Falls Zambia Hotel. This iconic hotel is spectacularly set in a lush tropical environment and maintains an air of sophistication often associated with the town’s bygone era.

    Having checked in and taken some time to get settled you then have the remainder of the day to spend as you wish. A highlight of this hotel is that it offers unlimited complimentary access to the mighty Victoria Falls which are located only a five-minute walk away.

    Meals Included: Full Board (Including local Beers, Wines, Spirits & Soft Drinks)

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    • Royal Livingstone Victoria Falls Zambia Hotel by Anantara

Day 8

  • Exploring Victoria Falls


    Today you have at leisure to enjoy this incredible area in any number of ways. Through your hotel you can book and enjoy a variety of exciting activities, some of which are complimentary and some of which would be paid for locally.

    Why not get a bird's eye view of the Victoria Falls and Zambezi River on a 15 minute or 30-minute microlight flight! This memorable experience will provide some of the most stunning views of the falls imaginable and will wow you long after you’ve landed.

    Another option that will allow you to see the Victoria Falls from the best possible angle – above, is via a short helicopter flight. United Air Charter offers 3 different flight options from their base at Baobab Ridge. The short flight circles the Falls and offers superb views over the gorges below. The longer flight skims over the Zambezi rapids, ascends over the Falls and finishes with game viewing over the Mosi-oa-Tunya National Park. The adventure flight in a Huey helicopter, flown with doors open at a lower level, skims over the African bush, deep down into the Batoka gorge and over the falls.

    Another option for those feeling adventurous could be either a half or full day Zambezi rafting experience! Acclaimed as the best one-day white water run in the world, the river is also recognized as one of the top ten paddling rivers in the world. Your knowledgeable and experienced guides will ensure you have both an enjoyable and safe day on the river. The days adventure is captured on video and film and the trip even includes a riverside picnic lunch.

    Another incredible way to see the Falls is from the bottom of the gorge. Swimming in the rock pools below the Falls, surrounded by the massive black basaltic rock towering up above you and the water cascading down, seemingly out of the sky, is certainly one of the most breathtaking experiences you will ever have. This activity is a perfect combination with white water rafting.

    Meals Included: Full Board (Including local Beers, Wines, Spirits & Soft Drinks)

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    • Royal Livingstone Victoria Falls Zambia Hotel by Anantara

Day 9

  • From Victoria Falls to South Africa


    This morning you will check out of your hotel and meet your driver for a short transfer to Harry Mwanga Nkumbula International Airport. Here you will clear customs and board a short flight to Kruger Mpumalanga International Airport where your Safari adventure begins. Please note your flight this morning is not included in your program cost.

    Arriving into this tiny airport you will be met by your guide and together travel into the wilderness where you will find the Sabi Sands Private Game Reserve. The Sabi Sands is without a doubt one of South Africa's premier private game viewing destination. It was here that the southern African safari began and today this famous reserve offers exceptional game viewing and equally exceptional accommodations. Two perennial rivers, the Sabi and the Sand flow through this region, sustaining the diverse fauna and flora that call this area home. The success of leopard viewing within the Sabi Sands is legendary. Elephants, lion, rhino, buffalo, cheetah, giraffe, zebra and a vast variety of antelope and other species can also be closely observed in their natural environment.

    Arriving at your lodge around lunchtime you will be shown to your luxury accommodation and given an orientation tour of this incredible property. The Manager of the lodge will explain a few precautions to take during your stay as it is worth keeping in keep in mind despite your opulent surroundings you are in the middle of wild Africa! You will then enjoy a welcome lunch before having a few hours at leisure to relax and unpack.

    In the late afternoon you will enjoy a casual high tea in the main communal area of the lodge overlooking the wilderness before setting off on your first safari drive! While on safari in the Sabi Sands you will have the opportunity to join two safari drives every day, one in the early morning and then another that leaves in the late afternoon and returns shortly after dark. Please note you are in no way obligated to join both of these drives each day and if you would prefer to sleep in one morning and simply join the afternoon drive (or vice versa) you are of course welcome to do so. As the lodge is located in the middle of the game reserve you will enjoy fantastic wildlife sightings from anywhere around the property, including the communal areas or even often right from your bedroom.

    Returning from the evening game drive you will enjoy a splendid African inspired meal prepared by the lodges talented team of chefs. After dinner you are welcome to either relax around the communal firepit sipping your choice of beverage or retire to your room in preparation for the next day’s early start.

    Meals Included: Full Board (Including local Beers, Wines, Spirits & Soft Drinks)

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    • Sabi Sabi Bush Lodge

Day 10

  • On Safari in the Sabi Sands Private Game Reserve


    This morning you will wake up just as the sun is rising above the horizon and make your way to the main area of the lodge. Here you will enjoy a selection of coffee, tea, fruit and light pastries before hopping on board your safari vehicle and continuing your exploration of this enormous game reserve.

    Note that on both your morning and evening game drives your guide will find a nice area to stop for a half hour where you will enjoy some light refreshments and a chance to stretch your legs.

    Arriving back at the lodge mid-morning you will then enjoy a lavish brunch during which you can swap stories about that mornings game drive and decide on the plan for the remainder of the day. Please chat with your guide if you have any specific interests that you would like to explore while on Safari. These could include interests such as birding or perhaps ask about the possibility of doing a nature walk during which you can get up close and personal with the fauna and flora that surrounds your lodge.

    Regardless of how you choose to spend your afternoon you will return to the lodge in the early evening and enjoy another wonderful dinner.

    Meals Included: Full Board (Including local Beers, Wines, Spirits & Soft Drinks)

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    • Sabi Sabi Bush Lodge

Day 11

  • On Safari in the Sabi Sands Private Game Reserve


    Today you have the option of either joining any number of safari activities on offer, or simply relaxing by the pool and watching as a parade of wildlife quietly slides through the brush in front of the lodge.

    Meals Included: Full Board (Including local Beers, Wines, Spirits & Soft Drinks)


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    • Sabi Sabi Bush Lodge

Day 12

  • From South Africa to Mozambique


    This morning you will check out of your lodge and meet your driver for a transfer back to Kruger Mpumalanga International Airport. Here you will clear customs and board your flight to Vilanculos Airport, Mozambique. Please note this flight is not included in your program cost. Arriving into Vilanculos and having cleared customs, you will be met by your assistant who will walk you to a different area of the airport. You will then meet your helicopter transfer to Benguerra Island, the cost of which is included in your program.

    This stunning flight will take you over the azure blue waters of the Bazaruto Archipelago. Hailed as the ‘pearl of the Indian Ocean’, the Bazaruto Archipelago boasts some of the most beautiful beaches, clearest waters and richest marine populations anywhere on the continent. Comprised of five pristine islands—Bazaruto (the largest), Benguerra (a mecca for birdwatchers), Santa Carolina (a rock island), Magaruque, and Banque—the Archipelago offers visitors everything from action-packed adventure to tranquil beach retreats. The Bazaruto Archipelago’s natural splendor is topped off by a two-mile-long coral reef with dive sites up to 100 feet deep.

    Declared a National Park in 1971, Bazaruto is home to a rich and diverse population of fauna and flora—both in the water and on dry land. The waters surrounding the island are teeming with dolphins, turtles, whales, sharks, manta rays and Africa's largest population of the endangered dugong. On the islands you’ll find freshwater lakes populated by suni antelope, crocodile, and flamingos.

    Following your scenic helicopter transfer over this paradise you will arrive at your island retreat. Tucked into an indigenous forest overlooking a picturesque crescent of white sandy beach, andBeyond Benguerra Island is the quintessential beach escape. You have four nights to explore these incredible surroundings.

    Meals Included: Full Board (Including local Beers, Wines, Spirits & Soft Drinks)

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    • andBeyond Benguerra Island

Day 13

  • At leisure on Benguerra Island


    While your island surroundings are ideal for simply relaxing by the crystal-clear waters in front of your lodge, or leisurely walking the miles of unspoiled coastline, there are also a variety of experiences available for those feeling more adventurous.

    If you have previous diving experience you may want to enjoy a fantastic excursion to one of the many world class dive sites located just off the Bazaruto Archipelago. For those with limited to no diving experience you can enjoy Scuba diving lessons that will introduce you to this underwater world of wonder and beauty.

    For those who do not wish to do a scuba diving accreditation but who want to confidently explore the shallower coral reefs, situated off Benguerra Island, there are fantastic snorkeling opportunities all around the islands. A guided snorkeling course is also available at an additional cost, offered by andBeyond’s Benguerra Island specialist dive masters. This course covers safety procedures, equipment, currents and suggested snorkeling spots.

    Meals Included: Full Board (Including local Beers, Wines, Spirits & Soft Drinks)

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    • andBeyond Benguerra Island

Day 14

  • At leisure on Benguerra Island


    For those avid fishermen, the Bazaruto Archipelago is a world-renowned fishing destination. The shallow flats between the islands and the mainland provide an excellent breeding ground for baitfish, which in turn provides sustenance for the numerous species of abundant game fish in the Archipelago. Here you can book a trip, payable locally, that will take you on an incredible fishing adventure. Two hours, half day or full day adventures are all available. These tours include light tackle fishing in the bay, fly-fishing in the open ocean or even targeting the oceans kingpin, the marlin. Please note the lodge and the fishing grounds are situated in a National Park and so bottom fishing is not allowed and catch-and-release of all species is encouraged.

    Horseback riding is another wonderful way to take in the exceptional beauty of Benguerra Island. Enjoy a different perspective of this piece of paradise, at a pace that is comfortable for you. Nine horses and a dedicated guide, based at Benguerra Lodge, stand ready to help you explore your surroundings. Your day could even include the memorable experience of swimming in the ocean with these majestic creatures.  Dress down for the occasion, in just your swimwear, and ride bareback into azure waters, floating among the waves on top of your mount. Expect plentiful splashing, and bouts of laughter, as the horses absolutely love to frolic in the ocean. Afterwards, hop off your steed and allow them to enjoy a well-deserved roll on the beach.

    Meals Included: Full Board (Including local Beers, Wines, Spirits & Soft Drinks)

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    • andBeyond Benguerra Island

Day 15

  • At leisure on Benguerra Island


    Have a chat with your lodge about some of the many other activities and experiences that are available to be booked and payed for locally.

    Perhaps you may want to experience Mozambique from above. Jump aboard a helicopter and soar along the coastline of Benguerra Island as you marvel at the crystal-clear water and pristine white beaches floating past below.

    Alternatively, you could board a traditional dhow, a wooden sailing vessel owned by one of the local people of the island and mostly used for fishing. A friendly fisherman will fetch you from your Casita or Cabana in the late afternoon and take you on an unforgettable cruise around the bay.

    You could also explore the island by road. This adventure can be tailored according to your requirements and varies from a 30-minute trip to visit the local school, to a half day excursion covering most of the Island. The journey will take you past the lakes and dunes on the northern side of the island, past the small school, the church and through the village allowing you to interact with some of the local people and find out more about the community projects that are run on the island.

    Meals Included: Full Board (Including local Beers, Wines, Spirits & Soft Drinks)

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    • andBeyond Benguerra Island

Day 16

  • Depart Mozambique


    This morning you will check out of your lodge and enjoy a short transfer back to your waiting helicopter. Here you will hop on board and set off once again over the blue waters of the Archipelago as you make your way back to Vilanculos Airport. Please note this helicopter transfer is included in the cost of your program.

    At Vilanculos Airport you will then meet your onward flight home. Please note this international flight home is not included in your program cost.

    Meals Included: Breakfast

Estimated pricing for a private journey through South Africa, Botswana, Victoria Falls & Mozambique:


Classic Program

Includes more basic accommodation than that mentioned in the Program above: $11,785 per person.

Luxury Program

Includes the accommodation mentioned in the Program above (or equivalent): $15,250 per person.

Premium Program

Includes more luxurious accommodation than that mentioned in the Program above: $29,650 per person.

Please note the costs of the international & regional flights required for this program are not included. Please let us know if you would like assistance in booking your airfare.

Please note due to the bespoke nature of our itineraries combined with profound seasonal variations in accommodation costs and availability the above pricing estimates should be used only as a guide. An exact cost can be provided once exact dates and logistics have been discussed.

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Why go through a company such as the Exeter Safari Company?

An African safari is, for many people, a once in a lifetime trip and for that reason you will want to be sure the arrangements are flawless. A safari incorporates many different elements including airport arrival and departure services, transfers, light aircraft flights, the routing to remote lodges and the most knowledgeable local guides. Coordinating all these different services, often throughout multiple countries, languages and currencies can be daunting.

By going through an experienced safari company which has a wealth of local knowledge, local connections and years of experience in the region you can be sure you will be receiving the highest possible level of service before, during and after your travels. At the Exeter Safari Company we work with only the best guides, highest quality lodges at every price point, and the most reliable transportation providers in Africa. Our extensive experience and connections throughout the continent will ensure your trip goes off without a hitch.

In addition, you will enjoy the peace of mind knowing that you have access to 24/7 support both before your departure and during your time in Africa.

What should I wear on safari?

When deciding what clothing to pack for a safari trip your main priority is going to be comfort, coverage, durability and ease of packing. Keep in mind safaris often include light aircraft flights on to which normal hard sided suitcases are not allowed. You will therefore want to pack your clothing and other items into a soft sided duffel style travel bag (no larger than 24 inches long and 15 inches wide) that can be easily stored along with other travelers’ bags in the small luggage compartments on board. Note there is also a strict 15KG (33lbs) weight limit for your luggage.

Regardless of the time of year you are traveling, or the expected temperatures, you will want to be prepared for some cooler occasions. In order to find animals while they are at their most active, safari drives generally take place in the early morning and late afternoon/early evening. You will therefore often be out and about during the cooler parts of the day and this combined with sitting in the back of an open sided safari vehicle means it can get chilly - even in the middle of Summer. Accordingly, you will want to bring one or two light jackets, preferably that can be layered, so when it does start warming up you are able to shed layers and maintain a comfortable temperature.

It is also important where possible to wear long-sleeve shirts and pants to help with both sun and insect protection (fleece is great as insects can’t bite through it). Mosquitoes, Tsetse flies and other small flying insects can be bothersome during certain parts of your safari and preparing for them ahead of time will make your trip that much more pleasant. You will want to avoid bringing dark blue and black clothing as this color is known to attract certain flying insects such as Tsetse flies. You may also want leave behind your favorite white clothing as they can quickly become dirty from the dust in the air and climbing in and out of the safari vehicle. Last you will want to keep in mind you are trying to remain inconspicuous while on safari and so bright colors and loud prints should be avoided. Instead opt for more neutral tones in greens and browns that will help you blend into your surroundings.

When it comes to footwear you will again want to choose an option that covers as much of your bare skin as possible, think hiking boots or closed shoes with long socks rather than flip-flops or sandals. You will also be climbing in and out of vehicles and walking on uneven terrain that could have sharp rocks or thorns and so you will want footwear that is relatively durable. Your safari may include bush walks and so you will want to wear sturdy hiking boots on these occasions. Around the lodge area you will be able to wear more casual and lightweight footwear including flip flops or sandals, assuming you have bug-spray to stop any pesky mosquitoes that may be in the area. While in your rooms you will normally have mosquito nets over the bed area however you may still want to bring some full-length pajamas to ensure you have less skin exposed to any mosquitoes that did manage to sneak in.

When is the best time to travel to Africa?

The short answer is anytime! While there are better and worse times to be on safari throughout the various regions of Africa because the continent is so large and so diverse whenever you are looking to travel there will be a destination that is right for you.

Traditionally, the best time to go on safari is during the dry season that broadly runs from June through October, however this season does vary significantly depending where in Africa you are considering. During the dry season the vegetation is much less dense and because the grass is shorter it is much easier to track and locate wildlife. Additionally, when there is less rainfall there are fewer available water sources for wildlife to gather around. This results in the animals tending to congregate around the same lakes, pans and rivers which again makes for great game viewing (and leads to some interesting herbivore/predator encounters!).

Often during the wet season, also called the green season, when water sources are abundant, the wildlife tends to spread out over an enormous area. Many camps and lodges close during this time of year, often December through February as the dirt tracks that surround the lodges become impassable.

Another aspect to consider, especially if visiting East Africa, is the great migration. Please visit our page that explores this topic at length as it will give you a good idea as to where the migration is located at any particular time of year.

What About Yellow Fever?

Yellow Fever is a disease found in many parts of sub-tropical Africa transmitted into humans through Mosquito bites. As it can be quite a serious illness it is essential you receive a yellow fever vaccination before embarking on a trip to an effected country.

The main safari destinations where Yellow Fever vaccinations are required are Kenya, Tanzania, Zambia, Uganda and Rwanda. Other countries such as South Africa and Botswana require you to arrive with a yellow fever vaccination even if you have only transited through or visited a country where yellow fever exists within the past 6 months (keep in mind many of the countries on this list are in South America).

Check with your Exeter Safari Company expert for the specific requirements regarding the destinations included in your program. It is important to note the Yellow Fever vaccine requires 10 days before it becomes effective and so don’t leave it to the last minute!

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