While the world celebrates the successful roll-out of COVID-19 vaccines, more and more people are reaching out to us expressing a strong desire to travel to Africa at the first opportunity. We firmly believe there is no better time to plan a fantastic safari “Staycation” than now with some great offers popping out from all our trusted travel partners. Africa is calling and with our hand-picked safari offers that beg exploring, you are spoilt for choice.
We have put together some of our favourite safari staycation ideas to take the tedious guesswork out of planning your next trip. These offers, literally roaring with value, are sure to get the inspiration flowing both for international travelers and SADCs. Let’s go!
Let’s start off in sunny Southern Africa, with a beautiful array of glamping, hotel and safari options to choose from, all found in our proverbial backyard.
Saseka Tented Camp & Game Lodge (Thornybush Nature Reserve)
Pay for three and stay for four at the Saseka Tented Camp or Game Lodge at the Thornybush Nature Reserve, South Africa. This luxurious camping experience includes accommodation, game drives at peak times, laundry, WiFi and all meals, plus local beverages. The perfect way to unplug from the hustle and bustle of an ever more connected life for a few days.
Lion Sands Game Reserve (Sabi Sand & Kruger National Park)
More Family Collection has been hard at work helping to rebuild the local economy by making the local travel experience attractive. From fantastic offers to flexible booking conditions and even an efficient concierge service, you can connect with nature in utter comfort at the Lion Sands Game Reserve. Offers valid until the 31st May 2021, so book now to avoid disappointment.
Umkumbe Safari Lodge, nThambo Tree Camp and Africa on Foot (Sabi Sand & Klaserie)
Take advantage of the numerous safari offers from the Sun Destinations Group. With packages even more attractive, now is the time to enjoy the Umkumbe Safari Lodge, Ntambo or Africa on Foot experiences, widely known for its stellar hospitality, immersive safari experiences, and so much more. This is the perfect time to experience an exclusive wilderness adventure, away from the crowds and at one with nature.
African Bush Camps (Botswana, Zambia and Zimbabwe)
With great camps and safari lodges in Zimbabwe, Zambia and Botswana, African Bush Camps have a range of special offers that are guaranteed to satisfy even the most discerning wanderer. With special offers to cater to couples, families, or even just friends and loved ones (including a free night safari stay!), there is a special offer for everyone!
Natural Selection (Botswana & Namibia)
This summer, book for five nights or more at any Natural Selection camp or safari in Botswana and Namibia and receive an incredible 20% off your entire booking! With flying safaris, immersive expeditions, and remote out-of-this-world glamping, you are spoilt for choice with Natural Selections’ finest safari-inspired staycations.
Time and Tide (Zambia & Madagascar)
Looking to rekindle the spark of spontaneity in your life? Then book the Last-Minute Exclusive with Time + Tide. Travel within the next eight weeks and get 50% off the travel costs for your partner! You will get to explore the majestic plains of Zambia and the far-flung island paradise of Madagascar, all while soaking up the African sun in comfort and luxury.
Further afield yet still within the SADC region, East Africa is it. Here are a few superb staycations to rejuvenate the body, soul, and spirit hugging the beautiful east coast of Africa.
andBeyond – Serengeti Tanzania
Looking for something more iconic, well-known, and highly rated? Then the Tanzanian offers by andBeyond might just fit the bill. Explore the Ngorongoro Crater, trek through the Serengeti or even paddle through Lake Manyara National Park. This lovely package from andBeyond has it all with generous offers to match.
Private Long Stay – Singita Serengeti and Rwanda
How about an extended stay in the private, luxurious and serene part of the Serengeti and Rwanda? Singita has some of the most in-demand and sought-after safaris on offer with Singita’s uber-luxe and highly customizable packages on offer. Filled with life-changing experiences and daily adventures across Tanzania and Rwanda, this is one staycation you don’t want to miss out on.
Asilia African Safaris (Kenya & Tanzania)
Suppose ever you’ve daydreamed of spending the week on safari in the African plains, in awe of the lush and unforgiving landscapes, surrounded by wildlife, and enveloped in the culture. In that case, Asilia’s special offers are just for you. An incredible offer to take advantage of if you’re keen to fulfill your dream Kenya, Tanzania and Zanzibar safari fantasy. Valid until the end of May, you’ll receive 25% off all camps, low-cost airfares, and so much more.
Governor’s Camp Collection (Kenya & Rwanda)
The Governors’ Camp Collection is a uniquely positioned offering, which provides full safari experiences in Kenya. The safari covers all the world-renowned hotspots like the Great Rift Valley, Laikipia and the Masai Mara. This unique and immersive safari experience is created for all safari lovers to enjoy. Stay eight nights, only pay for six! This and many more special offers are available and valid for a limited time only.
So, there you have it. Our list of favourite staycations to explore in the next few months! There are extended stay discounts for all you Wanderers keen to wander about for that much longer! Check in with us regarding all the finer details or to enquire about a custom-made staycation for the entire family. Let’s get planning.