AFRICA

&BEYOND AFRICA ASIA, SOUTH AMERICA

Joss Kent, son of Abercrombie & Kent’s Geoffrey Kent (see below left) established &Beyond in 1991 with the vision to ‘put you, the guest, at the heart of our business’. The luxury experiential travel and safari company now runs 33… Read More

AARDVARK SAFARIS AFRICA

Founded by Richard Smith and John Spence with co-owner Alice Gully, Aarvark Safaris specialises in luxury holidays centred around Africa’s safari camps, the beautiful beaches on the Indian Ocean, and extraordinary wildlife. The group are no stranger to tall orders:… Read More

ABERCROMBIE & KENT AFRICA

Abercrombie & Kent’s status can be traced to its founder, Geoffrey Kent, who believes luxury consists of three hallmarks: ‘authenticity, flexibility and a sense of well-being’. Kent was born in Zambia (then Northern Rhodesia), and raised in the Aberdare Highlands…. Read More

ABU CAMP OKAVANGO DELTA, BOTSWANA

Billed as the ‘original elephant experience’, Abu Camp lies within the unspoilt Okavango Delta, home to more elephants than anywhere else in Africa. It may not be the only luxury accommodation in the region these days, but it has been… Read More

AFRICA ODYSSEY

A retired director of the African Travel and Tourism Association, and a judge of the Good Safari Guide, managing director Marc Harris brings a wealth of knowledge to Africa Odyssey. ‘We are committed to the ethos of offering the best… Read More

AFRICA SAFARI

Offering package tours to such traditional safari destinations as South Africa, Tanzania, Kenya and Uganda, Africa Safari also provide the opportunity for a little city-tripping, so you can pair your safari with a visit to Dubai. Combination is the keyword,… Read More

ANGAMA MARA MASAI MARA, KENYA

Mara Triangle, home of Africa’s great game, is a mere ten minute drive from this owner-run lodge, from which guests can enjoy walking safaris, hot air balloon rides and visits to neighbouring villages of the Maasai. Guests are also welcome… Read More

ASILIA HIGHLANDS NGORONGORO, TANZANIA

One of the most ambitious new camps in Africa, Asilia’s Highlands Camp opened in 2016 to offer ‘a perfect balance between a true wilderness experience and a high-style, contemporary escape’ in the Ngorongoro Conservation Area. Guests are greeted by cheerful… Read More

BUSHTRACKS AFRICA

Family-run Bushtracks carries six generations of African lineage and two decades of African travel and flying safari experience. The family knows the continent: a truly authentic Africa is promised. National Geographic and the African Wildlife Foundation are among the esteemed… Read More

CHHATRA SAGAR CAMP RAJASTHAN, INDIA

The kind of ‘mobile mini-palaces’ offered by Chhatra Sagar Camp today were the only luxury to be found on faraway Rajput war campaigns centuries earlier. The camp lies on the old estate of Thakur Chhatra Singh of Nimaj, a powerful… Read More

GALAPAGOS SAFARI CAMP

‘The location is spectacular,’ says Galapagos Safari Camp co-founder Stephanie Bonham-Carter. ‘It’s one of those corners of the world where you forget about civilisation. You see nothing but nature from the camp… it’s very evocative.’ Bonham-Carter and her husband bought… Read More

HAYES & JARVIS INTERNATIONAL

‘Our best-known destinations are the Indian Ocean, the Far East and Africa,’ says managing director Lesley Rollo, explaining that the company tailors holidays according to how adventurous the customer is. South Africa’s Lion Sands lodge is a favourite destination, as… Read More

KWANDWE PRIVATE GAME RESERVE EASTERN CAPE, SOUTH AFRICA

Located in the Eastern Cape of South Africa, the 54,000-acre Kwandwe Private Game Reserve is home to hundreds of species of wildlife, including the Big Five and others officially endangered. Privacy is assured, the reserve’s 22 individually decorated rooms split… Read More

SABI PRIVATE GAME RESERVE SOUTH AFRICA

Listed as one of the ‘unique lodges of the world’ by National Geographic, Sabi Sabi offers a premium safari experience at the edge of Greater Kruger National Park in South Africa, with its wildlife drives and bush walks. Impressive views… Read More

SALA’S CAMP MASAI MARA, KENYA

Blessed with unspoilt views of the Serengeti National Park, Sala’s is one of the first camps in the Masai Mara game reserve to witness the wildebeest migration from June to September every year. Combining comfort and tradition, Sala’s spacious tents… Read More

SINGITA SOUTH AFRICA, TANZANIA, ZIMBABWE

Now known as the Sabi Sand Game Reserve, Singita (Shangaan for ‘place of miracles’) opened in 1993 with a single lodge, Singita Ebony Lodge. Built on familyowned land, Singita’s mission statement is ‘to share a unique part of the world… Read More

SOLIO LODGE LAIKIPIA, KENYA

Nestled between Mount Kenya and the Aberdare Mountains, this grand safari lodge opened in 2010. Kenya’s most successful private rhino-breeding project finds its home here (it’s not uncommon for guests to see up to 40 of the endangered animals at… Read More

THE LODGE AT FELINE FIELDS

Set on the edge of woodland in the Kalahari savannah, Feline Fields is the fulfilment of a lifelong dream for founders Marjan Blom and Raphael Real del Sarte, who hail it as ‘an inviting oasis where indulgently comfortable interiors integrate… Read More

VOLCANOES SAFARIS UGANDA, RWANDA

Volcanoes Safaris specialises in mountain gorilla and chimp safaris in Rwanda and at Uganda Luxury Safari Lodges. Led by expert guides, guests stay at unique and intimate lodges near the forests of Western Uganda, and get to explore the unique… Read More

YELLOW ZEBRA SAFARIS AFRICA

One of the fastest-growing safari companies, Yellow Zebra Safaris prides itself on being a company of on-the-ground safari experts. ‘We design trips we would go on ourselves,’ says Julian Carter Manning, who founded the firm with childhood friend Rory Walker…. Read More