Best Luxury Safari Lodges & Camps

Honeymoon Tent at  Cottars 1920s Camp Maasai Mara, Kenya

A unique collection of nine canvas tents recalling the golden era of the safari, situated in the heart of the private 7,608-acre conservancy. Classic safari viewing in the Maasai Mara.


View from Segera, Kenya Laikipia Plateau, Kenya

Situated in the Laikipia Plateau, Segera offers a whole new level of luxury, sensational food and attentive service in one of the loveliest areas in Kenya.

Tent exterior at Singita Mara River Tented Camp in Tanzania Serengeti National Park, Tanzania & Zanzibar

Set in a prime location on the banks of the meandering Mara River sits Singita's Mara River camp. With just six, tres chic safari tents, this bijou camp offers both exclusivity and sensational game viewing.

Aerial view of Xigera Safari Camp and its waterways in the Okavango Delta, Botswana Okavango Delta, Botswana

The ultimate, water-based delta camp, a recent overhaul puts Xigera in a class of its own.

A view towards Nyungwe House in Rwanda Nyungwe National Park, Rwanda

Set on the edge of the vast Nyungwe National Park amongst the emerald Gisakura tea plantation, One&Only Nyungwe House is a sublime retreat and one of the best places to observe rare species of chimpanzees.

Greystoke Mahale

Main hut at Greystoke Mahale in Tanzania Lake Tanganyika, Tanzania & Zanzibar

With just six dhow wood bandas on the shore of Lake Tanganyika in the Mahale National Park this lodge offers some of the finest wild chimpanzee tracking and observation in the whole of Africa.

Aerial View over the tented camp and mountain range Skeleton Coast, Namibia

Situated deep in Northwestern Namibia, an environment boasting astonishing lunar-like landscapes and a vast array of unique desert-adapted wildlife, are six eco-friendly tents which blend in with the dramatic surroundings.

Pool area at Singita Boulders Lodge in South Africa Sabi Sands Game Reserve, Greater Kruger, South Africa

Designed to blend in with the surrounding geometry of boulders, this stylish lodge is nestled along the banks of the Sand River, within the Sabi Sands Game Reserve, which boasts some of Southern Africa's best game viewing.

Royal Malewane

The farmstead pool at Royal Malewane in South Africa Thornybush Game Reserve, Greater Kruger, South Africa

Situated within the Thornybush private game reserve, overlooking a watering hole frequently visited by herds of elephant, Royal Malewane bursts with style and boasts untamed views of the African bush.

Kakuli Bush Camp

View from a chalet with ensuite bathroom and private terrace over the dried river bed at luxury safari camp Kakuli Bush Camp in Zambia's South Luangwa National Park South Luangwa National Park, Zambia

A beautiful luxury camp on the banks of Zambia's Luangwa River, Kakuli is notable for its prolific leopard sightings, though there's also a resident lion pride as well as a colony of carmine bee-eaters.

Best Luxury Safari Itineraries

A Serengeti Safari

11 Days
from $ 13,207
per person
Wildebeest in the Masai Mara Tanzania & Zanzibar

This is the Africa that Attenborough documentaries are made of - including the awesome spectacle of the migration of wildebeest, with luxury lodges and a fabulous beach resort on Pemba.

A Classic Rwanda Safari

4 Days
from $ 9,372
per person
A baby gorilla in Rwanda Rwanda

Encounter the most famous of all apes: the Mountain Gorilla, while in the evenings enjoy sundowners while watching the magnificent views over the volcanoes surrounding Virunga Safari Lodge.

A Classic Botswana Safari

11 Days
from $ 10,621
per person
A lion in Botswana Botswana

Visit the elephant orphanage at The Elephant Camp, witness the world's largest curtain of water at Victoria Falls, and enjoy a spectacular safari in Chobe National Park.

A Classic Uganda Safari

7 Days
from $ 7,773
per person
A view to Kyambura Gorge Lodge in Uganda Uganda

A journey through Uganda to discover the big cats of Kasenyi, the chimpanzees of Kyambura Gorge and the Mountain Gorillas and Batwa pygmies of the Bwindi Impenetrable Forest.

Pure Wilds of Kenya

11 Days
from $ 17,539
per person
Maasai tribe playing in water near Saaab camp, kenya Kenya

Experience three of the best wilderness experiences that Kenya has to offer including walking with the Samburu tribesmen, hot air ballooning over the Masai Mara, and fly-camping in the remote north at Sasaab.

Namibia Self-Drive Safari

14 Days
from $ 7,811
per person
A gecko in Namibia Namibia

A classic Namibia road journey that includes all of the highlights of the country including wildlife spotting at Etosha salt pans, the rock art of Twyfelfontein, and the desert-adapted game on the Namib Desert plains.

Essential Zimbabwe

9 Days
from $ 7,347
per person
View of Victoria Falls from the air Zimbabwe

Explore the plentiful wildlife of Hwange National Park, the water wilderness of Lake Kariba and the mighty Victoria Falls, one of Africa's great wonders.

Boutique Rajasthan and Tigers

14 Days
from $ 9,285
per person
Tiger, India India

Enjoy tiger spotting in the Indian wilderness, an exciting elephant safari and incredible shopping in the atmospheric bazaars of Jodhpur and Jaipur.

Best Private Houses in Africa

Leobo The Observatory

4 Bedrooms - Sleeps 9
Price on request
The exteriors and surroundings of Leobo the Observatory, South Africa Vaalwater, South Africa

Tucked away in the Palala Valley, delight in the adventures of quad biking, riding safaris or spa treatments by day and curling up on super-sized sofas next to a roaring fire by night as the sun sets.


5 Bedrooms - Sleeps 16
Price on request
Bedroom at Arijiju, Kenya Laikipia Plateau, Kenya

Etched into the rock bed, Arijiju, with its wild grass roofs and breathtaking design, disappears into the landscape akin to a leopard slumped over his chosen branch in a nearby tree.

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