As an award winning trip outfitter and tour operator, we can plan your whole African vacation in five steps:
1) Select a trip
2) Give us your first and second choice departure dates
3) We will confirm within 24 hours and reserve with a 30% deposit
4) Our in-house air department will assist with international flights (priced and quoted separately)
5) We handle all the trip details and provide packing lists, travel insurance, visa requirements, travel journals, back pack, safari hat, final travel documents.
Looking for a safari trip to take in 2014?
Enjoy the listing below of our exciting trip offerings.
2014 Departures: Jul 03 & Aug 31. On these special AAC Signature departures – experience the thrill of gorilla treks in Bwindi, Uganda & Volcanoes, Rwanda. Begin your primate experience with chimp trekking in Kibale Forest. Game viewing in Uganda is a hidden delight with game drive opportunities looking for wildlife at Queen Elizabeth National Park. 2014 Departures: Feb 04, Jul 03 & Aug 31
2014 Departures:Jun 21, Jul 12, Aug 05, Aug 16, Aug 30, Sep 06, Sep 20. This award winning safari was selected in National Geographic Traveler Magazine's "50 Tours of a Lifetime" and operates as an exclusive group with up to 6 persons per departure. We personally know your guides Nic Polenakis, Dave Carsons and Nick Murray who are leading the trips. We have combined the active game viewing ventures of walking in Northern and southeastern Hwange and canoeing, walking and game drives in Mana Pools.
2014 Departures:Jan 18, Feb 08, Mar 08, Jun 07, Jul 05, Jul 19, Aug 02, Aug 23, Sep 13, Oct 11, Dec 20. An Africa Adventure Company Signature Safari that highlights one of the top wildlife destinations in Africa! The value we bring to the program is that you are guided by a member of a superb team of knowledgeable and fun-filled naturalist guides. They are the undoubtedly some of the best in the industry and constantly receive the highest accolades each year – a trademark of our safaris in Tanzania.
2014 Departures: Jun 27, Jul 11, Aug 22, Sep 19, Oct 03. Enjoy an exclusive experience visiting two prime photographic areas, the Moremi Reserve and the Khwai Concession (bordering the Okavango Delta). Enjoy your own private vehicle/guide per party and concentrate on photography of the cats and more. A full day boating on the Okavango Delta waterways is included. Accommodations are a shared luxury mobile tented camp.
Departures: Thursday once a week. This Republic of the Congo adventure is about viewing the Western Lowland Gorilla as well as other lowland rainforest mammals. Of the three primary national parks, Odzala-Kokoua and Nouabale-Ndoki in the north and Conkouati-Douli in the south along the coast, you will stay in two camps located in the heart of Odzala. The parks provide shelter for dozens of primate and duiker species, as well as large forest mega fauna such as the Western Lowland Gorillas, forest elephant, forest buffalo, lowland bongo, leopard and spotted hyena.
On this "Kenya Horizons" safari you drive as a small group departure between the parks. The trip visits Treetops Hotel in Aberdare, Samburu, Lake Nakuru and the Masai Mara. Departures: weekly on a Saturday.
On this "Kenya Wildlife Trail" safari you drive as a small group departure between the parks. Accommodations include comfortable lodges which offer good food and most have swimming pools. You will visit Samburu, Serena Mountain Lodge in the Aberdares, Lake Nakuru and the Maasai Mara. For the Saturday departure enjoy a complimentary upgrade to 4x4 landcruiser. Departure: weekly on a Saturday.
On this "Wonders of Kenya" safari you drive as a small group between the parks. You will visit Sweetwaters, the Great Rift Valley, Lake Nakuru and the Maasai Mara. Accommodations include comfortable lodges which offer good food and most have swimming pools. Departures: daily with a minimum of 2 persons.
This popular program is a lodge safari driving through the parks to Lake Manyara, Serengeti and Ngorongoro Crater. You have the choice of accommodations, utilizing Sopa Lodges or Serena Lodges with special pricing. 2014 Departures: Jan 10, Jan 17, Jan 24, Jan 31, Feb 07, Feb 14, Feb 21, Feb 28, Mar 07, Mar 14, Mar 21, Mar 28, Jun 07, Jun 14, Jun 21, Jun 28, Jul 05, Jul 12, Jul 19, Jul 26, Aug 02, Aug 09, Aug 16, Aug 23, Sep 06, Sep 13, Sep 20, Sep 27, Oct 04, Oct 11, Oct 18, Oct 25
This luxury flying safari offers the ultimate in comfort as you fly in an exclusive plane from camp staying at the Elewani portfolio. Please check in to request if any Pay for 1 Person/2nd goes free specials. 2014 Departure days are every other day and most fall on a Mon/Wed/Thu/Sat.
This flying safari offers three days of superb game viewing at Mombo Camp in Moremi - considered one of the best camps in Botswana for photography and service and why we have it featured as a Signature Safari. This program includes a 7 night discounted stay at the Wilderness Safaris portfolio of camps and we can find space for you at Mombo! 2014 Departures available for high season:Jun 06, Jun 20, Jul 04, Jul 18, Aug 08, Aug 21, Sep 05, Sep 19 (other daily departures also available on request)
An incredible seven night flying safari in Botswana, which offers great value! Visit three distinct regions focusing on photograhy with resident camp guides. Several options of classic camps in each park area. Begin your adventure with an overnight in Victoria Falls at the new Elephant Camp. 2014 departures for high season: May 28, Jun 11, Jun 27, Jul 09, Jul 30, Aug 13, Aug 28, Sep 10 (other departures daily on request)
The following safari is for the adventurer who would like to view the various species of game in the South Luangwa Valley in the old-fashioned, traditional way - on foot. Concentrate on the South Luangwa bush and wildlife.2014 Departures: Jun 28, Jul 03, Jul 08, Jul 17, Jul 22, Jul 27, Aug 01, Aug 06, Aug 15, Aug 20, Aug 25, Aug 30, Sep 04, Sep 13, Sep 18
Exclusive value-added for this program with free nights in Johannesburg and Victoria Falls! This group safari is the least expensive way to cover the best game viewing areas of Botswana with a highly qualified guide. Your savings are in the accommodations. You will be traveling in a small group (8)with your guide using charter flights in and out of the Okavango Delta camps. Drive into Livingstone from Chobe Botswana, finishing at the Falls. 2014 DEPARTURE DATES: 26 Mar, 02 Apr, 07 Apr, 16 Apr, 19 Apr, 28 Apr *, 01 May, 10 May, 15 May, 25 May, 28 May, 31 May, 05 Jun, 08 Jun, 14 Jun, 20 Jun, 23 Jun, 04 Jul, 10 Jul, 13 Jul, 21 Jul, 24 Jul, 01 Aug, 07 Aug, 10 Aug, 16 Aug, 22 Aug, 28 Aug, 03 Sep, 07 Sep, 19 Sep, 25 Sep, 28 Sep, 01 Oct, 09 Oct, 12 Oct, 28 Oct, 06 Nov, 09 Nov, 15 Nov *, 18 Nov, 22 Nov.
This guided safari takes time to experience and explore the best Botswana has to offer. As a small (8 people) group you have the same highly trained guide throughout the safari. We offer the overnight hotel in Johannesburg complimentary. 2014 Departures:29 Mar, 01 May, 19 May, 25 May, 03 Jun, 09 Jun, 24 Jun, 12 Jul, 15 Jul, 18 Jul, 30 Jul, 05 Aug, 17 Aug, 23 Aug, 01 Sep, 10 Sep, 16 Sep, 01 Oct, 04 Oct, 16 Oct, 30 Sep, 03 Nov, 12 Nov
This group Explorations safari is designed for the traveler who is looking for incredible value to see the both wildlife and also the stunning landscape and atmosphere of the desert. 2014 Departures: Jan 18, Jan 30, Feb 08, Mar 04, Mar 19, Mar 26, Mar 31, Apr 12, Apr 15, May 06, May 21, Jun 02, Jun 14, Jun 17, Jun 25, Jul 05, Jul 20, Aug 01, Aug 16, Aug 28, Sep 06, Sep 30, Oct 03, Oct 18, Nov 02, Nov 25, Dec 05, Dec 14
This is our most affordable scheduled group safari departure in Tanzania. Group size is maximum 10 people on a departure. 2014 Departure Dates: Jan 06, Jan 20, Feb 03, Feb 17, Mar 03, Mar 17, May 05, May 19, Jun 02, Jun 23, Jul 07, Jul 21.Aug 04, Aug 18, Sep 01, Sep 15, Oct 06, Oct 20, Nov 03, Nov 17, Dec 01, Dec 15
Our suggested family program offers great value for families, teenagers and children. Both Conde Nast Traveler and Travel & Leisure have recognized us in 2013 as the top Travel Specialist and Safari Outfitter to plan family safaris to wildlife destinations in Africa! This itinerary can be modified and tailor-made to customize and plan your own family safari. Ask about visiting Ndarakwai Ranch for a day or two of volunteering. DEPARTURES DAILY (Dec-Mar)(Jun-Oct).
Departure on a Monday. This popular program combines a group Mt Kilimanjaro Climb hiking the Rongai route, The group safari drives through the parks to the Ngorongoro Crater and Lake Manyara. Full Moon Dates 2014: Jan 16, Feb 15, Mar 16, Apr 15, May 14, Jun 13, Jul 12, Aug 10, Sep 9, Oct 8, Nov 6, Dec 6. (Rongai Group Climb departs Saturday)
Departures: Three days a week (Sun/Wed/Fri). This is an affordable, standard group lodge safari that is all driving through Kenya and Tanzania. It visits all the main parks in each country offering a wide diversity of ecosystems and scenery. Your guides in Kenya and Tanzania will have an excellent knowledge of the areas you visit.
Namibia is a land of stunning landscapes, endless skies, barren deserts, rugged mountains and spectacular wildlife-and the great Namibian Journey encompasses all. This group departure explores the dunes of Sossusvlei and the Namib Desert, the stark beauty of the Skeleton Coast, amazing marine life just off Swakopmund and the inland regions of Damaraland, Ongava and Etosha. 2014 DEPARTURES: Jan 05, Feb 02,Feb 18,Mar 10, Apr 01, Apr 05, Apr 13, May 06, May 11, Jun 02, Jun 13, Jun 25, Jul 10, Jul 15, Aug 01, Aug 11, Aug 15, Sep 02, Sep 15, Sep 21, Oct 10, Oct 23, Nov 04, Nov 09, Nov 14, Nov 28
This popular program is a group lodge safari driving through the parks to Lake Manyara, Serengeti and Ngorongoro Crater followed by a flying safari to the Selous. Your driver/guide has an excellent knowledge of the areas that you will visit. The parks are chosen for their eco-systems and variety of wildlife and bird species. Departures: Once a week.