Tours

Giltedge Africa has an intimate knowledge of southern and eastern Africa and the Indian Ocean islands and is recognised as being the specialist in creating tailor-made itineraries for the discerning traveller.

We have a team of experienced consultants to help plan your client’s dream holiday. We all have a true passion for Africa and the Indian Ocean islands and regularly visit the countries in our portfolio, so you can rely on our first-hand knowledge in planning an itinerary that exceeds expectations with professional and dedicated service to match.

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Untamed Botswana Fly-In Safari

Perfect for those looking for a bird’s eye view of Botswana, this 11-day safari combines Chobe River and National Park, the Okavango Delta and the unique Makgadikgadi Pans National Park. Explore the untamed bush of Botswana, see the Big 5 and enjoy a comfortable commute and amazing views in light aircrafts.

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Romance in Southern Africa

Spend 15 days on a luxury safari in the most romantic lodges in Southern Africa. Kick off your journey in the metropolis Cape Town and explore the city, and the Cape Winelands’ culinary delights and famous wines. Fall in love with the Big Five and Africa’s lush bush on a private game reserve. End your trip soaking up the sun on a romantic island off Mozambique’s coast.

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Family-Friendly Fun in South Africa

We’ve tracked down the most child-friendly lodges and safari experience in Africa for this trip. Spend 13 days exploring the most beautiful sights in South Africa: Cape Town, De Hoop Nature Reserve, Franschhoek and the Madikwe Game Reserve with your entire family. This safari is the best combination of city, bush and winelands.

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Best of Southern Africa

This Southern Africa safari delivers on beautiful beaches, Big Five game viewing and a city-to-bush experience. Kick off your 11-day stay at the Waterfront in Cape Town before heading into the bush to the famous Timbavati Private Nature Reserve. Timbavati shares an unfenced border with Kruger National Park, and game drives are mesmerising. From the Lowveld, your journey ends off on a high note at the Victoria Falls in Zimbabwe.

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In the Footsteps of East Africa’s Tribes

Rich in adventure, East Africa is a great destination for its luxurious lodges, wildlife and cultural heritage. Spend 14 days in the footsteps of traditional African tribes, meeting the local communities for an enriching experience. Highlights include Nairobi, Samburu National Reserve, Masai Mara National Reserve and the Serengeti.

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Bush & Beach in South Africa and Mozambique

Get the best of both worlds: top game viewing in South Africa and an island getaway in Mozambique. This 11-day itinerary starts at Sabi Sands, South Africa’s premier private game viewing destination, famous for its leopard viewing. You’ll then hop over to the Bazaruto Archipelago that consists of five idyllic islands. These small, sandy and exquisite islands have some of Africa’s best beaches and luxury lodges.

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Magical Zimbabwe & Victoria Falls

Experience the sights and sounds of Zimbabwe on this 10-day African safari. You’ll start your trip off in Zimbabwe’s most remote national park, Mana Pools National Park, before heading to the country’s biggest park, Hwange National Park, for fantastic game viewing. Your journey will end in Livingstone with the wet spray of the mighty Victoria Falls.

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An African Journey through a Photographer’s Lens

Pack your camera, and visit the most beautiful places in Africa on this 12-day safari. Start your African safari at the mighty Victoria Falls in Zimbabwe. Then you’ll meander down Botswana’s Chobe River on a luxury houseboat, followed by a luxurious stay on a private reserve. Spend your last days enjoying the Okavango Delta. This safari is perfect for avid photographers.

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Tours & Safaris by Type

Classic Safaris

Perfect for first timers to Africa, classic safaris are tailor-made to let you experience the best of Southern and East Africa. Whichever destination you choose, we source the most luxurious properties, best game viewing, top guides and experiential moments. A classic safari is an unforgettable snapshot of Africa’s most exquisite wildlife and landscapes.

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Family, Kids & Multigenerational

Travelling with your family is an enriching experience. Our family and multi-generational itineraries are created for moments of happiness for all age groups. We use the best family-friendly lodges with fun activities, and short commutes from A to B. Most of our family safaris are also in malaria-free areas for peace of mind.

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Romance & Honeymoon

Let us whisk you away to a land of open spaces, roaring wildlife and unforgettable sunsets. Whether it’s the brilliant blue coastline of Mozambique, Namibia’s deserts or Tanzania’s wildlife-rich bush, each itinerary has been designed with romance in mind.

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Beach & Safari

Want to combine a palm-fringed beach with the Big Five? We’ve curated great itineraries for both a beach and safari experience from Mozambique to Botswana with hassle-free transfers in-between destinations. See the best of both worlds in Africa.

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Golf & Safari

Enjoy South Africa’s most iconic and world-famous courses set against stunning backdrops of mountains, vineyards or wild reserves. Tee off on some of the best courses in the country, combined with a few days of thrilling big game viewing or a gourmet retreat in the Cape Winelands.

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Spa & Wellness

Wellness is not just found in big cities, it’s best experienced in remote lodges and resorts where spa treatments are designed to rejuvenate both body and soul. We’ve selected our favourite spas and accommodations in Southern and East Africa’s most beautiful locations – so that you can feel truly refreshed while enjoying the beaches or big game of Africa.

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Photographic

Click, snap – and hold onto your favourite moments of Africa forever. Whether you’re a keen amateur or a seasoned pro, we’ve put together the best countries, landscapes and wildlife experiences to help you capture those perfect pics.

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Gorilla & Chimp

Uganda, Rwanda and the Republic of Congo are the last remaining countries where you can see gorillas in the wild. It’s a bucket list experience! Our safaris focus on gorilla and chimp trekking while exploring Africa in style.

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Walking Safari

You can’t get closer to nature than on a walking safari. We’ve selected the dreamiest landscapes with the best wildlife, top guides, and most luxurious tented camps from Zambia to Botswana. Close your eyes, feel the crunch of earth beneath you and hear birds chirping around you.

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Food & Wine

They say that you need to taste a country to truly experience it – and we couldn’t agree more! Selecting the best dining, wine tasting, gourmet spots and anything food related, our food & wine tours are for those who love to dive into a country’s cuisine.

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Conservation & Community

Our specialised conservation tours focus on giving back to the communities we travel to. Supporting local communities, our tours focus on learning about a country’s traditions and customs in Southern and East Africa. Explore the unspoilt wilderness in Africa’s bushland and fall in love with its people.

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Rail

Enjoy a train safari through the heart of Africa with some of the most magnificent scenery and all the glamour and excitement of the golden age of travel. Aboard the train, you’ll find pure luxury, fine dining and old-world comfort for the ultimate African adventure.

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Self-Drive

Explore Africa on your own terms! We book your car and accommodation, leaving you to enjoy the beauty of South Africa or Namibia at your own pace. The journey is sure to be a highlight of your holiday as you drive along South Africa’s stunning Garden Route, framed by beaches and forests; or discover Namibia’s wide open spaces.

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