The continent of Africa incorporates tremendous diversity with varied terrain and topography, fauna and flora, and a wealth of cultures.
As a result, Premier Tours has designed a series of sample trips stretching across multiple countries to encapsulate the highlights of each region, providing interesting and diverse experiences. Custom built itineraries are also available to suit your special interests, budget and time constraints.
Southern African boasts one of the largest waterfalls, considered to be one of the seven natural wonders of the world, the pristine Okavango Delta, a huge wetland system known for its abundance of animals, beautiful deserts with towering sand dunes, and modern cosmopolitan cities with penguins on the beaches, and whales frolicking close to shore.
East Africa on the other hand is a melting pot of cultures with the famous Masai and Samburu to name a few. It is also home to one of the greatest natural spectacles on earth, the annual wildebeest migration, where over one million wildebeest trek in columns of up to 40 kilometers long in search of grazing. The mystical and mighty Ngorongoro Crater is a place of spectacular beauty, while the endless grass plains of the Masai Mara and Serengeti provide thrilling encounters with Africa’s big game animals.
Our consultants will gladly assist you in creating a custom itinerary combining the best attractions found in Africa.
During this 14-day itinerary, you’ll begin by exploring the seventh wonder of the world, the unfathomably vast Victoria Falls. From here, you’ll travel into the Okavango Delta– a World Heritage Site, and the largest inland delta in the world. Visitors can enjoy a number of wonderful activities such as game viewing, fishing, bird watching or taking an authentic guided Mokoro excursion through this wetland paradise in a traditional dugout canoe. Commonly spotted animals include lion, rhino, leopard, giraffe, hippos, elephants, crocodiles and countless species of birds. Your next stop is Cape Town, with its bustling harbor, world-class beaches, top-notch vineyards, and its mountainous surroundings brimming with diverse flora and fauna. Cape Town consistently captivates the hearts of all who visit.
Finally, witness the awe-inspiring destination of Sossusvlei– Namibia’s premier attraction, with its unique dunes rising to almost 400 meters, some of the highest in the world. These iconic dunes come alive in morning light and draw photography enthusiasts from around the globe. Sossusvlei is home to a variety desert wildlife including oryx, springbok, ostrich and a variety of reptiles. Visitors can climb ‘Big Daddy’, one of Sossusvlei’s tallest dunes, explore Deadvlei, a white, salt, claypan dotted with ancient trees, or for the more extravagant, scenic flights and hot air ballooning are on offer, followed by a once-in-a-lifetime champagne breakfast amidst these majestic dunes.
This diverse safari incorporates the highlights of both countries, and includes Hwange National Park, the awe-inspiring Victoria Falls, and the Linyanti and spectacular Okavango Delta locations in Botswana. Hwange National Park is the country’s biggest reserve, home to a profusion of wildlife, including giraffe, lion, zebra and approximately 40,000 elephants. It provides a sanctuary for all the country’s endangered species, including a population of wild dogs thought to be among the most sizeable surviving groups on the continent.
Following your time in Hwange, you’ll visit the seventh wonder of the world, the unfathomably vast Victoria Falls, before travelling into the depths of Botswana, where you’ll take part in twice-daily game drives in open 4×4 vehicles in regions best known for large populations of elephant and buffalo, especially during the dry season, along with some of Africa’s big attractions: lion, cheetah, leopard, wild dog, hippo and giraffe, among others. In this itinerary you can also explore nature after sunset with a night drive, or on foot during a guided walking safari, for an up-close and personal experience with some of Africa’s nocturnal and more elusive animals.