Travel Butlers: African Safari Holiday Specialists
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See the best of Africa With Travel Butlers
Africa is a continent of epic romance. From sweeping plains that stretch into the horizon to vast deserts, huge canyons and tropical beaches, Africa is rich with beauty. And then there’s the wildlife. Nowhere else in the world can you see elephants gathering around a waterhole at sunset, lion cubs playing in the savannah and wildebeest migrating in their thousands across the plains. It is a magically diverse and totally addictive place.
Many people set off on a once-in-a-lifetime safari holiday to Africa only to fall in love and return year after year. Africa has a way of getting under your skin that will leave you longing to jump on a plane and go straight back.
At Travel Butlers, we are self-confessed Africa addicts. Our company has grown directly from our love of the continent and we’ve travelled to Africa countless times ourselves. We’ll use our own personal experiences and years of expertise to build you an unforgettable safari holiday in Africa. From first-time Africa holidays to honeymoons, we’ll really listen and tailor your trip to your own individual needs and budget.
Simply call us on 01932 428380 to talk through your wishes or get in touch via the website, and we’ll start planning the Africa safari holiday of your dreams. We guarantee that, just like us, you’ll be hooked on Africa in no time!
You can’t beat a safari and beach holiday. By following a heart-thumping African safari with total relaxation on the tropical white shores of the Indian Ocean, you will get the very best of both worlds. Adding an exotic beach retreat to the end of your safari will give real balance to your holiday, letting you completely unwind before heading home to reality. It’s like rolling two brilliant holidays into one!
There are lots of different ways to combine your safari holiday with a beach escape. For inspiration, take a look at some of our safari and beach holiday suggestions, featuring Kenya, Tanzania, or South Africa.
It’s a myth that all Africa safari holidays have to break the bank. We work with all kinds of budgets and we always have some great special offers on the go to ensure that your safari holiday is just as affordable as it is amazing. We’ll also include the best of our current special offers in your holiday itinerary, getting you the very best for your personal budget.
Right now, you can get an extra night FREE when you spend 2 or 3 nights at selected safari lodges or get a FREE stay at a 5* hotel when you book a safari in South Africa. What are you waiting for?
Start with an unforgettable safari, tour along South Africa's popular Garden Route coastline to the Cape Winelands, and end your trip in Cape Town, one of the world's most spectacular cities. Can you think of a better way to spend your holiday?
See our suggested itineraries for this route.
Prices from GBP £ 1,099 US$ 1,824 ZAR 19,227 EUR 1,329 pp*
Without a doubt, Cape Town is one of the world’s most beautiful cities, from the splendour of Table Mountain to the white sandy beaches of the Cape Peninsula, and the lively atmosphere of the V&A Waterfront.
There’s so much to see and do in Cape Town, from poignant boat trips to Robben Island where Nelson Mandela was imprisoned to open air concerts in the stunning Kirstenbosch National Gardens and, of course, the cable car to the top of Table Mountain.
It’s not only a must for first-time visitors to South Africa, but a captivating city that many people fall hopelessly in love with, returning time and again.
The private game reserves and lodges of the Greater Kruger Park offer some of the best Big 5 game viewing in all of Africa. You’ll take guided safaris through the bush to track lions and leopards as the sun sets, stopping for a atmospheric sundowner on the plains. You’ll also set off on dawn safaris in search of big cats, elephants and giraffes gathering around waterholes in the cool of the morning. Between these safaris you can relax by the lodge pool, soaking up the African sun before your next wildlife adventure. Bliss!
We have personal knowledge of all of the Kruger lodges and reserves that we offer, so we’ll help you pick the perfect one for your South Africa holiday.
Celebrating Easter in South Africa
Easter has hopped up on us once again, that time of year when the world hits a collective chocolate high and those same old egg puns become truly eggs-asperating. Itís a season of indulgence, family fun, sugar spikes and expanding waistlines, so let your diet disappear out the window for the long weekend and embrace the annual magic of the Easter bunny. Read more...
Family Safaris - Top Tips for Taking The Kids On Safari
Safaris are not just for big kids - far from it! Little kids will go wild for the wildlife in Africa, so a family safari is a fantastic, fun-packed experience for all. Watching the eyes of your children widen with excitement as they encounter their first elephant and hearing them giggle as the vervets get up to some monkey business in the treetops is just wonderful. Read more...
How To Get The Most Out Of Your Kruger Safari
The Greater Kruger National Park is the Big Daddy of South Africa safaris, the Godfather of game reserves. Stretching into the horizon across a whopping 2 million hectares of wild African bush, it leaves other game reserves in the dust. Read more...
Photo Competition Winners: Lions, Lions Everywhere!
Many thanks to everyone who entered our most recent Photo Competition. It is always lovely to see some of the fantastic pictures that our clients take on the holidays they book with us, and it is also always very difficult to pick the winning photos. Read more...
Guest Rating: 4.8 / 5.0 based on 4 ratings
Tuningi Lodge can accommodate 16 guests in 4 Luxury Suites and 2 Exclusive Family Suites, each consisting of 2 suites with an adjoining lounge and dining room. All rooms have air-conditioning, ceiling fans, fireplaces, en-suite bathrooms, beautifully appointed double baths, outdoor rock showers and private wrap-around wooden decks for enjoying the indigenous bush and wildlife on view.
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.
See our suggested itineraries for this route.
Prices from GBP £ 671 US$ 1,113 ZAR 11,738 EUR 812 pp*
Botswana will surpass your wildest wildlife dreams. It’s rated as one of the top wildlife destinations in the world, and for good reason.
During your Botswana holiday, you can try a river cruise safari in the Chobe National Park, be amazed by the thundering Victoria Falls and explore the vast wetlands of the Okavango Delta in a dugout mokoro boat.
If you’re after a true wildlife adventure, Botswana is a brilliant bet.
Tanzania is a world class safari destination with amazing, epic landscapes as well as a breathtaking diversity of wildlife.
Watch herds roam freely across the Serengeti Plains, marvel at the 30,000 animals of the vast Ngorongoro Crater and track lions through the grass in Selous Game Reserve.
Whether you’re a first-time safari goer or an old hand, you’re sure to feel the magic of Tanzania.
One of the most rewarding parts of our work here at Travel Butlers is hearing how much people enjoy their holiday and seeing how many of them fall in love with Africa as a result. Below is a typical example of the feedback we get from our clients, but do take a look at more guest comments and see a selection of some photos taken by our clients.
We had a fantastic holiday which most certainly met our expectations. We have done two previous safaris, which were in the Eastern Cape, but the Timbavati reserve outclasses those by far and is the real thing. Everything was professionally organised and we would have no hesitation in booking with you again.
S HOMER, March 2014
Why Book With Us?
- Specialists in African Holidays
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- Hundreds of Special Offers
- Tailor-made itineraries
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- We can book your flights
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Award Winning Service
Travel Butlers were delighted to win the SATOA award for Best Tour Operator in 2012 and 2013.
Many thanks to everyone who voted for us.
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When you pay you will be supplied with an ATOL Certificate. Please ask for it and check to ensure that everything you booked (flights, hotels and other services) is listed on it.
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Choosing Your Safari
If seeing the wildlife is the main reason for your trip to Africa, it may be better to start planning your trip based on the type of experience you want rather than with a fixed idea on which country to visit.
We would recommend different places depending on the time of year you are travelling, what you want to see, if you have children with you, and of course your budget and the type of lodge that you prefer.
From July to November each year the southern coast of South Africa offers some of the world's best whale watching as thousands of whales come to the region to have their calfs.
The Great Migration
The wildebeest migration in East Africa is one of the world's greatest natural events, and we can get you to the center of the action in Kenya or Tanzania.
pack for a purpose
Many of the properties we feature support Pack for a Purpose, an initiative set up to enable travellers to make meaningful contributions to help meet the needs of the places they visit.
client rating awards
The Travel Butlers Awards are based on the ratings that our clients give after to the places they stay at when they book a holiday with us.
Our heartfelt thanks and congratulations go to all of the award winners as they have all given outstanding service and experiences to our guests over the recent months and years.