For many modern-day explorers, Africa represents the ultimate prize. A vast, untamed land of iconic wildlife, ancient cultures and unique landscapes, it's a mysterious continent that compels respect and dares exploration.
For those wishing to unlock Africa's secrets there are a myriad of ways to go about it, and the rewards are nothing short of glorious – whether it's by venturing into the unknown on a 4WD adventure, soaring high above the endless plains of the Masai Mara or drifting lazily along a river system teeming with life.
Luckily, there's an APT Luxury Tour just waiting for you to begin your journey. Whether travelling by air, land or water, Africa's famously remote and hard-to-reach places become easily accessible with APT.
A treat for true gourmet travellers, the 13-Day African Journey begins with an in-depth cultural exploration of Cape Town and the world-class Stellenbosch wine region, before setting out across four countries and culminating in a visit to the iconic Victoria Falls in Livingstone.
Signature Experiences include meeting with a former prison guard of Nelson Mandela for a private tour of World Heritage-listed Robben Island; ticking off the Big Five on a game drive through private game lodges in Kruger National Park,including a traditionalboma dinner under stars; and exploring Chobe River, a wildlife haven, from aboard the Zambezi Queen riverboat.
Here's your best chance to spot the Big Five on your adventure: lions, leopards, rhinos, elephants, giraffes and buffalos. Enjoy expertly guided 4WD game viewing away from the crowds, with exclusive stays at Sabi Sabi Bush Lodge or Ngala Safari Lodge in Kruger National Park.
On the Chobe River Safari, you'll take in incredible game viewing opportunities. During your two-night cruise, this unparalleled vantage point will let you float in luxury past hippos, elephants and more as they flock to the shoreline. There's no better spot for watching the fascinating array of wildlife that calls the Chobe River home.
The Gourmet Traveller Cape To Cuisine walking tour will delight all your senses. With the magnificent Stellenbosch Mountain as your backdrop, enjoy a stay among the vineyards at the Lanzerac Hotel, your luxurious base for exploring this picture-perfect region and savouring its architecture, culture and traditional cuisines.
Immerse yourself in Africa's natural beauty on the 12-Day East Africa Safari. Departing from and returning to Nairobi, you'll visit six major destinations and two countries on your safari. Highlights include breathtaking views over the iconic Serengeti from your residence at the Four Seasons Safari Lodge, and visit to fascinating Nogorongoro Crater, a vast natural enclosure that shelters countless gazelles, lions, zebras and wildebeest.
In the beating heart of the Mara Conservancy you'll find Karen Blixen Camp - an authentic tented camp, with thatched roofs and wooden platforms overlooking the Mara River. A tribute to explorers and adventurers of yesteryear, it perfectly captures the romantic essence of the wild and beautiful savannah.
Here, you can linger over an unforgettable bush dinner under the stars in the Masai Mara and wake up the next day right amid the wildlife in the Mara Conservancy. Then, back in Nairobi, be transported by the sweet sounds of the Kenyan Boys Choir during a private farewell performance.
Looking for more adventure? Combine your trip with a 7-Day Private Air Safari and experience the incredible landscapes of Namibia, including some of the highest dunes in the world at Sossusvlie, the private nature reserve at Wolwedans Dune Lodge, the vast salt pans and game drives of Etosha National Park and much more.
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