Into the wilderness
With a seductive setting Africa reveals lions roaring by night, the call of a jackal at dawn, treks into the wilderness and stays in luxury lodges and romantically set mobile camps. Wide-open plains and abundant game, 4×4 vehicles traversing untouched landscapes, the thrill of the unknown, and the opportunity to reconnect with nature, be humbled by the big skies, and offered insight into the wild.
The African Safari remains one of the greatest gifts you can award yourself, yet for most the planning stage can be an intimidating and rather overwhelming task with many questions raised. Where and when is the best time to go on safari? Do I need to take Malaria medication? What wildlife can I expect in the area? Which destination will best suit me? And what do I pack for this experience of a lifetime? This is where Rudi can help.
Funga Safari – to ‘set out on a journey’ in the Swahili language
Located on the southernmost tip of the African continent, South Africa is home to the Big 5, Table Mountain, lush winelands, award-winning beaches and so much more. With 11 official languages it offers a rich textured cultural history and is the perfect holiday destination.
Named after the vast Namib Desert, Namibia is an enormous country with varied temperatures and limited rainfall. Sparsely populated and boasting huge wilderness areas, the country is custodian to desert-adapted wildlife such as desert lion and desert elephant.
Abundant wildlife, watery deltas, dry desert salt pans, and ultra-chic bush sanctuaries – a luxury Botswana holiday in this unrivaled wilderness awaits.
Zambia is full of surprises and boasts some of the most unspoilt and wild landscapes in Africa, it’s a country without limits and is rich in diversity. Simply everything on a luxury Zambia safari is awe-inspiring.
Infinitely thrilling and irrepressibly friendly, Zimbabwe is a land bejeweled with dramatic landscapes, thundering falls and wildlife-rich plains where nature has never felt closer. A land to stir the heart and soul, Zimbabwe exceeds expectations many times over.
Between the friendly locals and year-round heat, Mozambique has a way of coaxing all into a relaxed state. There is an abundance of interesting food and culture to be explored, picturesque islands… not to mention the natural fauna and flora. A real treat!
For the more adventurous traveller, Malawi offers fantastic wildlife safaris, bird watching, trekking up Mount Mulanje and diving in the famous Lake Malawi, one of the most remarkable freshwater lakes in Africa.
Rich in history, culture and wildlife, Tanzania is East Africa’s largest country and also host to some of the most acclaimed lakes, parks and reserves on the continent. Situated on the Great Rift Valley, and has one of the last great natural wildlife migrations on the planet.
Nestled on East Africa’s Albertine Rift, Rwanda is one of the smallest East African countries. The country offers unique cultural attractions together with an opportunity to experience extraordinary wildlife during intimate encounters with habituated Mountain Gorillas, and also Chimpanzees.
A Kenya safari holiday offers the intrepid traveller the best that Africa has to offer. From the legendary Masai Mara and intriguing cultures to its pristine coastlines with tropical beaches.
Landlocked and geologically split by the Great Rift Valley, Ethiopia is one of the most intriguing countries in Africa. With archaeological finds dating back more than 2.5 million years, it’s a place of interesting and ancient culture.
This captivating African country has unsurpassed beauty and diversity on offer. Boasting Africa’s highest mountain range, the origin of the mighty Nile River and the refuge to many of the last remaining Mountain Gorillas, Uganda is a destination like no other.