Dreaming of a vacation that’s adventurous, unique and memorable? A journey that’s offline, off-grid, but still be supremely comfortable? A trip to take with friends, family, children and a guarantee it will be the best ever taken. Outdoorsy but still luxurious and down-to-earth, with excellent personalized service? An itinerary that is all-inclusive, but doesn’t include lots of people – sound good? Fabulous wine, food, service and culture – sound even better?
Find yourself answering “yes” to some or all of the above? Then consider contacting African Portfolio to plan a custom safari. Collectively, these specialists have lived in Africa for more than 100 years, visited over 500 safari camps, lodges and hotels, personally know dozens of safari guides, tour operators, camp managers, and undertaken just about every safari activity on offer from Kenya to South Africa. Whether it’s a luxury 10 day safari to see the great migration in East Africa, or a family reunion that includes fine dining in Cape Town with a “Big Five” safari – they can curate a perfect trip.
A typical day on safari is dictated by the rhythm of the bush and the logistics required to deliver first class service in a remote setting. Even teenagers will spring to life at the dawn wake-up call if it means a better chance of watching a lion stalk its prey, or a leopard marking its territory. Game drives yield hundreds of different animals, birds, and insects, their inter-connected lives playing out as far as the eye can see unhampered by the modern world. The scenes gently narrated by qualified guides that entertain as well as educate. Delicious fresh meals are enjoyed outside for breakfast, lunch and dinner – beneath the stars, around crackling fires or under shady trees.
The excitement of a safari drive, canoe trip or a bush walk is interrupted by a siesta during the heat of the day, or a massage in the comfort of a luxury tent. “Sleep-outs” in tree-house platforms under the bright milky-way lit skies can be utterly romantic as well as noisy, with hippos grunting and hyenas cackling. Accommodations range from luxury tents lit by solar lamps to large open suites with glass-fronted private decks and outdoor showers. Comfortable beds with high-thread count sheets keep everyone feeling cozy safe and warm. Attentive, personalized and friendly service is guaranteed no matter what the budget might be.
Whether it’s luxury, adventure, or nature that appeals, there is no better vacation to take than a safari. And no better company to help create the perfect safari, than African Portfolio.
About African Portfolio:
Having opened for business in 1993, African Portfolio is recognized as one of the “Best Adventure Travel Companies on Earth” and by the esteemed Fodor’s Travel as one of the “Top 10 African Safari Tour Operators”.