Tailor-made Safari Holidays 2019
Bespoke safari holidays and self-drive itineraries
At Travel Butlers, we offer safari holidays which are individually tailored to each client’s personal interests, budgets and needs. This means that every Travel Butlers holiday is totally unique rather than off-the-shelf.
Our love of African safaris is precisely what inspired us to start our company and we have visited the majority of the lodges and reserves that we offer ourselves. This means that we’re in the perfect position to talk you through your various options and build you a safari holiday that suits you down to the ground.
Below you will find some suggestions for 2019 and if you would like to use one of these routes as a starting point for your own holiday, simply give us a call or send an enquiry.
When you get in touch with us at Travel Butlers, we’ll take stock of all your needs and one of our experienced consultants will get back to you quickly with a personalised suggestion for your safari holiday. After that, we’ll work with to you tweak your trip until you are 100% delighted with your holiday. Then, you can head off into the sunset for the safari holiday of a lifetime.
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The vast plains of the Masai Mara come truly alive from July through to October time, when over 1.5 million wildebeest and zebra migrate here from The Serengeti. This is truly nature at its most dramatic.
If you are looking for a purely relaxing beach holiday or honeymoon, Mauritius will tick all the boxes. With endless sun-kissed sandy beaches, warm enticing waters and stunning sunsets, you can kick back and forget all your cares for a week or 2.
Fall in love with Cape Town, find new wines while visiting one of the many wineries of the Cape Winelands, and tour along the Garden Route - and if these are not enough highlights for one trip, end your holiday with an amazing Big 5 safari in a malaria-free reserve.
Enjoy an unforgettable safari, tour along South Africa's popular Garden Route coastline, go wine tasting in the Cape Winelands, watch whales and explore Cape Town, one of the world's most spectacular cities. Can you think of a better way to spend your holiday?
There really is nothing like wrapping up a Big 5 safari with a few days on the beach, and combining a South African wildlife adventure with a relaxed beach retreat on the island of Mauritius will give you an unbeatable blend of excitement and relaxation. We can't recommend it highly enough!
Mixing South Africa with Seychelles will give you unforgettable Big 5 game drives followed by a tropical desert island escape. It’s one of the ultimate safari and sunshine combinations. First, you’ll explore the African bushveld on the safari of a lifetime and then you’ll retreat to a picture-perfect beach paradise to recharge your batteries. What could possibly be better?
Tanzania's Northern Safari Circuit is the place of safari and beach dreams - vast plains stretching into a hazy horizon dotted with wildlife coupled with soft, white sands laced with coconut palms. Add to this the possibility of also witnessing the Great Migration crossing the Serengeti Plains depending on when you are holidaying here, and this really is Africa at its most epic.
If you're big on ambition but a little short on time, this itinerary combines 2 of the real highlights of South Africa into one trip. Over just one week, you'll get a real taste of the cosmopolitan Cape Town, with 4 nights to explore this brilliant city. After that, you'll whisk yourselves off into the bush for an exciting Big 5 safari. It's an unbeatable combination - a week that you'll never forget.
Namibia is a beautiful country, with endless highlights - including the red sand dunes of Sossusvlei, the Fish River Canyon (one of Southern Africa's most stunning natural features), the wild desert elephants in Damaraland and of course the stunning Etosha National Park.
Kenya...phenomenal wildlife, tropical palm-fringed white sandy beaches and timeless ethnic tribal cultures. A country offering a holiday full of highlights and unforgettable memories from start to end.
If you are looking for a very special place to spend your honeymoon, Southern and East Africa have everything you could ever want. The romantic mix of unspoilt beaches, game reserves teeming with wildlife, and stunning scenery makes for a perfect honeymoon destination, and the memories will last a lifetime.
If you are looking for a truly phenomenal wildlife safari, and going to the beach doesn't really interest you, then these suggested holidays may be of interest!
A Big Five safari in the Greater Kruger Park and a visit to the thundering Victoria Falls are both perennial bucket list favourites. They are two of the most unforgettable, overwhelming, and awe-inspiring experiences that Africa has to offer. Combining these magical African hotspots into one itinerary will leave you breathless, speechless and begging for more.
South Africa is becoming increasingly popular with families from all over the world who are looking for a holiday that offers sunshine and beaches and plenty of activities for kids in a country that is truly family-friendly.
If you're looking a really memorable holiday, a South African safari topped off with a trip to the tropical beaches of Mozambique is exotic in the extreme. By combining these 2 destinations, you'll get a magnificent mix of animal adventure and laid back island life.
KwaZulu-Natal has something for everyone - splendid beaches lapped by the Indian Ocean, stunning mountain scenery, wildlife, and a vibrant city life. Nowhere else in Southern Africa are so many outstanding tourist destinations to be found in such close proximity to one another.
Taking your family to Kenya for a holiday will make for an unforgettable trip for everyone.
A camping safari staying in small private tented camps which gets you close to Kenya's wildlife. This camping safari visits exclusive wildlife conservancies at Amboseli and the Masai Mara with game drives in 4x4 safari vehicles.
An island-hopping holiday in Seychelles is a route straight into a Robinson Crusoe style fantasy. It’s a world of giant pink boulders tumbling out of tropical jungle onto powdery white sands. Hopping from one sun-kissed slice of paradise to another, you’ll be overwhelmed by the beauty of Seychelles. It’s somewhere stunning to be stranded for a week or 2.
Blending the world’s most spectacular wildlife with the planet’s most perfect beaches, a trip to Kenya and Seychelles is twin-centre supreme. First, you’ll race across the Masai Mara at sunset, scouring the savanna for herds of elephant and playful lion cubs. Then, fly directly to Seychelles for a dreamy dose of tropical sunshine.
These safari packages are ideal for those people who want to keep the costs of their Kenya safari down and who are flexible with their travel dates, as the tours depart weekly on set days from Nairobi.
Combine 2 nights at one of Southern Africa's most popular tourist attractions, the mighty Victoria Falls, with a 2 night safari in the Chobe National Park, home to one of the highest concentration of elephants to be found anywhere in the world.
Botswana is an unbeatable destination for an authentic African safari, and the itineraries here will give you the opportunity to experience it for yourself without breaking the bank. Come and see for yourself why Botswana is now rated as one of the best places to see wildlife on the planet.
Create your own Botswana safari adventure from an affordable range of safari camps which are located in the key wildlife locations around the 5 major rivers in the region. This special offer runs from 15 November to 31 March only, and is a very special time of the year to visit. During this season, rainfall and vegetation are plentiful, mammals are healthy, and many species bring their young into the world at this time. The bush is emerald green in colour with an abundance of flora and large flocks of migrant bird species.
Stay in some of Botswana's most exclusive, indulgent and secluded safari camps and lodges for the ultimate Botswana safari experience.
If you have already been on a traditional 'Big 5' safari, maybe this time you are looking for something a little 'different' but which will still enable you to enjoy South Africa's wildlife?
For the epitome in luxury travel, why not consider taking a classic train journey across South Africa's beautiful countryside as part of your holiday plans.
Namibia brings a whole new meaning to the idea of getting away from it all. An epic land of shifting orange sand dunes set against brilliant blue skies with fascinating traditional cultures and world-class wildlife viewing, it occupies a league all of its own. If you're looking for an alternative African adventure across a remote and beautiful untouched wilderness, Namibia is an unbeatable choice.