Valerie Wilson Travel

Safari Experiences

Summer is the season for wildlife sightings in destinations like South Africa, Kenya, or Zambia. Luxury safari lodges can offer all-inclusive packages with safari tours, bush walks, and gourmet dining. 

Singita – Singita Grumeti – Serengeti, Tanzania 

Immerse yourself in the beauty of the Serengeti at the award-winning Singita Grumeti. With a deep commitment to eco-philanthropic practices, this exclusive safari destination offers supreme privacy and unparalleled luxury. From the distinctive lodges to the exceptional service, everything at Singita Grumeti is designed to make your stay unforgettable. Explore the vast wilderness on a game drive, savor gourmet cuisine, and unwind in the comfort of your luxurious suite. 

Mahali Mzuri – Nairobi, Kenya 

Experience the thrill of the great migration at Sir Richard Branson’s luxury safari camp, Mahali Mzuri. Nestled in the heart of the Maasai Mara ecosystem, this exclusive retreat boasts 12 luxurious tented suites, each offering breathtaking views of the pristine landscape. From game drives to bush walks, indulge in a variety of activities that promise to immerse you in the untamed wilderness of Africa. With gourmet dining and exceptional service, Mahali Mzuri is the perfect destination for an unforgettable safari adventure. 

Belmond Safaris – Maun, Botswana 

Embark on a journey of discovery in the heart of northern Botswana at Belmond Safaris. With three exclusive lodges set in the wilderness of the Okavango Delta, this luxurious retreat promises a unique safari experience. From drifting through the watery landscape on a mokoro canoe to observing majestic wildlife on a game drive, every moment at Belmond Safaris promises to be unforgettable. Indulge in the luxurious spa and eco-friendly design of Savute Elephant Lodge or enjoy views of the floodplains from Khwai River Lodge. With exceptional service and unmatched luxury, Belmond Safaris is the perfect destination for a memorable safari adventure. 

La Residence – Franschhoek, South Africa 

Escape to the picturesque Franschhoek valley and experience the ultimate indulgence at La Residence. Surrounded by vineyards and mountains, this luxurious retreat offers a haven of fine dining, luxurious accommodation, and sensory indulgence. Immerse yourself in French heritage and colonial architecture and savor the flavors of French-inspired cuisine and wine-making. With stunning views, exceptional service, and endless activities, La Residence is a destination not to be missed. 

Victoria Falls River Lodge – Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe 

Experience the thrill of the wild at Victoria Falls River Lodge, nestled along the banks of the Zambezi River. From your private plunge pool, watch hippos wallow in the river and enjoy breathtaking views of Victoria Falls in the distance. The tented, thatched-roof suites are built on raised decks for prime viewing, and the six elite Treehouse Suites offer secluded luxury in the leafy canopy of a private island. With game drives, walking tours, and river cruises, Victoria Falls River Lodge promises to immerse you in the untamed beauty of Zimbabwe. Return to the main lodge for cocktails and watch elephants stroll past. 

The Royal Livingstone Anantara – Livingstone, Zambia 

Experience the majesty of Victoria Falls at The Royal Livingstone Victoria Falls Zambia Hotel by Anantara. Overlooking the great Zambezi River and Victoria Falls, this luxurious retreat offers an unrivaled location for your safari adventure. Immerse yourself in Zambian culture and enjoy elegant furnishings with a balcony or veranda offering outdoor seating and views of the gardens frequented by free-roaming zebras, giraffes, and impalas. With unlimited complimentary access to Victoria Falls, indulge in a variety of activities and return to the hotel for exceptional dining and unparalleled service.