A safari adventure is an experience on the top of travellerbucket lists all over the world, and one only a privileged few getto experience. Whether youre looking for the ultimate glamping experience complete with personal chef and rooftop bedroom or a rugged expedition in the middle of thImage by yaaay wilderness, our list of top 6 safaris are sure to impress…
Lewa Wildlife Conservancy, KenyaFor a mixture of wildlife and romance look no further than Cheli & Peacocks Lewa Safari Camp. Withspectacular views of Mount Kenya, its no surprise Prince William chose this amazing spot to propose to theKate Middleton. Boasting rustic safari accommodation and a pristine spot in the wild Northern FrontierDistrict, Lewa Conservancy has some of the most diverse wildlife in Africa, and also boasts more than 10 percent of Kenyas black rhino population, along with the largest population of Grevys zebra anywhere in theworld. Image by frederic.salein
Tswalu Kalahari, South Africa Experience the Kalahari at its best from Tswalu. The largest game reserve in South Africa, visitors can explore the more than 100,000 hectares of wilderness space on the reserve and get up close and personal with the diverse wildlife in the area. No more than 30 visitors are allowed on the reserve at once - and each of the safaris offer unrivalled privacy. Choose from a 4 day safari, bush walk or horseback safari and experience the rarely-seen spots of the Kalahari Desert.Image by
Kicheche Image by Alan GreenCamps, Kenya Offering visitors traditionally styled luxury camps and safari expeditions in the Masai Mara and Laikipia regions, Kicheche Camps are famous for helping visitors catch a glimpse of some rarely seen wildlife from the comfort of their own tents. The unfenced wildlife areas make for great animal-spotting, and both the Masai Mara and Laikipia regions are a photographers paradise.
Elephant Watch Safaris, Kenya Image by Vernon SwanepoelIf youre looking to meet the worlds most gentle giants, Samburu Natural Reserve in Kenya is an obviouschoice. Accommodating a maximum of six guests at once, the eco-friendly surroundings are made frombuildings made from trees knocked over by elephants. The rustic camp sets the scene for some prime elephantspotting, along with lions, hyenas, leopards and exotic birds - perfect for travellers who want to be in the greatoutdoors.
Ol Donyo Wuas, KenyaImage by Stig Nygaard Boasting staggering views over Mount Kilimanjaro, Ol Donyo Lodge is the ideal retreat for travellers who want to experience Africa off the beaten path. Each suite comes with a rooftop bedroom so guests can have a night under the stars, and the lodge specialises in horseback safaris - though guests can also participate in special walking tours, picnics and game drives.
SolioLodge, KenyaOverlooking the awe-inspiring slopes ofMount Kenya, the six luxurious rooms in SolioLodge are perfect for a little rest andrelaxation after an afternoon safari expeditionon the 19,000 acre game reserve. Visitors canenjoy some of the best wildlife in Kenya -including 70 black and 150 white rhinos livingon the reserve - and then retreat to theirrooms and enjoy luxury amenities like plate-glass windows overlooking the grasslands andbathrooms with open fires and stand-alonetubs. Sound like your cup of tea? All you needto do now is grab your binoculars and bookflights to Kenya and youll be on your way tothe ultimate safari experience. Image by Franco Pecchio