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 later in the summer and into the fall?
Enjoy the listing below of our exciting trip offerings.
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. 2013 Departures: Feb 05, Jul 01, Sep 01
2013 Departures: Jun 22, Jul 13, Aug 03, Aug 17, Aug 31, Sep 07, Sep 21. This award winning safari was selected in National Geographic Traveler Magazine's "50 Tours of a Lifetime" in 2011 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.
A Signature Safari that highlights one of the top wildlife destinations in Africa! You are guided by a member of a superb team of knowledgeable and fun-filled naturalist guides. Now featuring four full days of game-viewing in the Serengeti where you see wildlife galore and perhaps view part of the Migration. Departures 2013: Feb 09, Mar 09, Jun 08, Jul 03, Jul 22, Aug 03, Aug 24, Sep 17, Oct 12, Dec 21. Four persons can have their own departure for the same price!
2013 Departures: Jun 13, Jul 04, Aug 24, Sep 24, Oct 15. 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.
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. Departures in 2013 - Thursday once a week. Starting Jul 25 through Dec 19
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. 2013 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. 2013 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. Departs 5 days a week or more.
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. 2012 Departure days are every other day and most fall on a Mon/Wed/Thu/Sat.
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. 2013 Departures: Jun 29, Jul 04, Jul 09, Jul 13, Jul 18, Jul 23, Jul 28, Aug 02, Aug 07, Aug 11, Aug 16, Aug 21, Aug 26, Aug 31, Sep 05, Sep 09, Sep 14, Sep 19.
SAVE $700.00pp (Jun-Sep) and $800.00pp (MayJun+Oct-Dec). 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. 2013 DEPARTURE DATES 29 Mar, 01 May, 19 May, 25 May,03 Jun,09 Jun, 18 Jun, 24 Jun, 30 Jun, 09 Jul, 15 Jul, 18 Jul, 30 Jul, 05 Aug, 17 Aug, 23 Aug, 01 Sep, 10 Sep, 16 Sep, 19 Sep, 01 Oct, 04 Oct, 16 Oct, 25 Oct, 31 Oct, 03 Nov, 12 Nov.
SAVE $500.00pp (Jul-Sep) and $700.00pp (May, Jun+Oct-Dec. 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) driving from park to park by road with your guide and vehicle, except for a charter flight in and out of the Okavango Delta. 2013 Departure Dates: 27 Apr, 30 Apr, 12 May, 24 May, 27 May, 05 Jun, 08 Jun, 11 Jun, 23 Jun, 02 Jul, 05 Jul, 20 Jul, 23 Jul, 26 Jul, 07 Aug, 10 Aug, 13 Aug, 22 Aug, 25 Aug, 28 Aug, 31 Aug, 06 Sep, 09 Sep, 18 Sep, 24 Sep, 27 Sep, 30 Sep, 09 Oct, 13 Oct, 27 Oct, 05 Nov, 08 Nov, 17 Nov, 20 Nov.
SAVE $400.00pp (Jul-Sep) and $450.00pp (May, Jun+Oct-Dec). 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. 2013 Departures: May 06, May 09, May 21, Jun 02, Jun 14, Jun 22, 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 14, Dec 20
This is our most affordable scheduled group safari departure in Tanzania. Group size is maximum 10 people on a departure. 2013 Departures: Jan 14, Jan 28, Feb 11, Feb 25, Mar 11, May 06, May 20, Jun 03, Jun 17, Jul 01, Jul 15, Aug 05, Aug 19, Sep 02, Sep 16, Sep 30, Oct 14, Nov 04, Nov 18, Dec 02, Dec 16
Our suggested family program to Tarangire, Lake Eyasi, Ngorongoro and the Serengeti offers great value for families and children. As an award winning tour outfitter, our Tanzania naturalist guides are excellent at working with families. This itinerary can be modified and tailor-made to customize and plan your own family safari.
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. Departure is once a week on a Monday.
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. Departures: Three days a week (Sun/Wed/Fri).
SAVE $500.00pp (Jul-Sep) and $650.00pp (May, Jun+Oct-Dec). 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. 2013 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, Sep 02, Sep 15, Sep 21, Oct 10, Oct 23, Nov 04, Nov 09, Nov 14, Nov 28. Please enquire about our special!
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.