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Planning a safari

Anyone have any experience with African Overland Tours?
12 years ago, March 23rd 2011 No: 1 Msg: #131822  
I'm looking to do a Cape Tohn to Johannesburg safari tour later on this year and I'm wondering which company to go with. Both Acacia Africa and African Overland Tours, who are part of Escape 4 Africa, have tours I'm interested in.

African Overland Tours are my favourite at the moment as the itinerary looks a bit better. However, I'm having problems finding reviews about them on the internet. Does anyone have any experience with them?

Thanks in advance for any responses. Reply to this

12 years ago, May 12th 2011 No: 2 Msg: #136083  
In response to: Msg #131822 Hi Stokesy, If you're looking for an independent viewpoint Acacia Africa feature a photo album on their facebook page with information and links to various indepdent reviews. Head for http://www.facebook.com/Acacia.Africa and look under Acacia Life - real wanderers - hope you find some useful information there - happy travels =) Reply to this

12 years ago, May 17th 2011 No: 3 Msg: #136438  
In response to: Msg #136434 hope you have a great trip David - you might also want to visit the Crazy About Kenya website as there's some helpful information there too including detailed information on the safari hotspots and also the cultural capital of Nairobi =) Reply to this

12 years ago, May 18th 2011 No: 4 Msg: #136516  
In response to: Msg #136515 Hi Jasmine, Kenya is really the best place to start, but tourism in eastern Africa as a whole is better developed than in other regions. You can't beat the Mara and the annual migration (July-September =) Acacia Africa offer over family tagged safaris so you can see at a glance what's suitable. It would depend on the age of your children, but as an alternative Madagascar is a wonderful country to explore by dhow, secluded beaches, friendly lemurs (have a great pic if you'd like to take a look=)) and amazing snorkeling opportunities. Reply to this

11 years ago, November 20th 2012 No: 5 Msg: #163366  
Hi Jasmine, there are so many safari attractions in south africa and many companies who offer it, you are literally spoilt for choice! It helped me to get started with the planning to find all the reviews and info the different <snip> listed together there. May be it can give you a few pointers. Good luck with the safari! Hope you enjoy South African holiday as much as we did!


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11 years ago, December 12th 2012 No: 6 Msg: #164206  
Sam Tanzania are Local Travel Agents who has extensive experience in organizing safaris to East Africa based on individual needs, time scale and budget. We have prepared to serve the needs of the world wide travel industry and those traveling specifically to East Africa. We aim to provide enjoyable and unforgettable experience of Tanzania and Africa in General.

We offer tailor made safaris based around each client’s individual needs, interests, time scale and budget and we take time to ensure that clients are getting the very best out of their trip. Reply to this

6 years ago, August 7th 2017 No: 7 Msg: #201999  
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I was thinking of adding a safari to my itinerary as well. Very informative discussion, everyone! Reply to this

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