Short on time? You don’t need to travel for months to experience an African overlanding safari. We have many short African overlanding safaris that you only need to take a few days of leave for, whether you want to spot lions on the baked salt pan of Etosha in Namibia, search for mountain gorillas in the forests of central Africa, watch the Great Migration on the plains of the Serengeti in Tanzania, or cruise the waterways of Botswana’s Okavango Delta in a mokoro.
This trip starts in Windhoek and travels up to Etosha National Park, Namibia’s flagship wildlife reserve. Even though you only have a short time in the park, you’re likely to see the Big Four – leopard, lion, rhino and elephant – as well as a host of other animals, especially if you are there during the dry winter months, when animals congregate around the few waterholes in the parched landscape.
Want to see the natural splendour of South Africa’s most famous park in less than a week? Our short Kruger Park safari is a great introduction to one of the wildest places in Africa, with game drives, memorable sunsets and bush walks condensed into just four days of travel. A bonus is that you also get to see some of the surrounding natural landmarks just outside the park such as God’s Window, Blyde River Canyon and Bourke’s Potholes.
Coming face to face with a wild mountain gorilla in central Africa is one of the greatest wildlife experiences on the planet. It’s also a surprisingly easy and quick trip to do – our six-day gorillas in Uganda safari will have you trekking with these great apes in the dense forest of Uganda’s Bwindi Impenetrable National Park as well as exploring other parts of this beautiful country.
If you want to experience the wildlife wonders of one of Africa’s greatest safari destinations in a nutshell, then our seven-day tour of Tanzania is for you. In just seven days, you’ll get to visit three amazing reserves – the Serengeti National Park (where the annual wildebeest migration takes place), Ngorongoro Crater and Tarangire National Park, where you’ll likely see all of the Big Five and much more.
Botswana is home to some of the continent’s greatest wilderness areas, and you’ll get to explore these areas on this week-long a mobile camping safari. Be immersed in the bush as you stay in Moremi Game Reserve and Chobe National Park, spending your days on game drives, bush walks and river cruises and on a mokoro ride – a trip by dug-out canoe along the canals and waterways that make up the magnificent Okavango Delta.