We have selected our top safari lodges in East and Southern Africa for 2018!

It’s never too early to book your next holiday, have a look at these top 20 Safari destinations in Africa and take your pick- it’s going to be really difficult.

East Africa

Richard’s Camp – Masai Mara, Kenya

This tented camp is on the Njageteck River in the Mara North conservancy. Seven casually luxurious tents make up this private and exclusive camp. A resident pride of lions drift around the camp, one can often see them hunting or hear them roaring through the night. A range of exciting activities are on offer and guests can dine under the stars.

Sarara – Namunyak Wildife Conservancy, Kenya

This secluded camp consists of 6 luxurious double tents each positioned to maximize stunning views of the Mathews range of mountains in Kenya’s Northern Frontier. A large selection of activities are available like trips to the Sarara star camp. The gorgeous natural pool in the main area looks over looks a water hole that attracts a variety of different wildlife.

Singita Explore – Serengeti, Tanzania

Singita Explore is as close to nature as you can get. A simple, fresh and modern exclusive-use camp with all the luxuries is pitched and set-up based on the requirements of each booking. Guests can enjoy Spa treatments and a range of exciting activities as well as sublime food in an undoubtedly gorgeous setting.

Singita Sabora – Serengeti, Tanzania

This intimate1920s style explorer’s camp is situated in an untouched wilderness of northern Tanzania. Safari in luxury and get up close to game that wander through the camp. The camp has 9 en-suite tents lavishly furnished with a treasure trove of antiques and artefacts, original campaign furniture, Zanzibari chests, Persian rugs, and masses of crystal, silverware and brass.

Mara Plains – Masai Mara, Kenya

Mara plains is located on the 35,000 acre private Olare Motorogi conservancy on the northern border of the Mara. This environmentally low impact camp can accommodate 14 guests sharing, the design is one of understatement and quiet class. Guests have access to 100,000 acres of low-vehicle density tourism and an additional 375,000 acres of the Masai Mara

Sasaab – Samburu, Kenya

Sasaab is located in Kenya’s northern frontier and blends together Swahili and Moroccan style. Spacious luxury rooms house an enormous open- air bathroom and private plunge pool. Activities include exploring the northern frontier by camel or spending a night or two in a fly camp, under mosquito nets in the wilderness.

Sirikoi Lodge – Lewa, kenya

This award-winning eco lodge is surrounded by the Lewa Wildlife Conservancy on the northern slopes of Mt. Kenya. Sirikoi is comprised of 4 luxury tented rooms, the Cottage and Sirikoi house. A range of activities are available including horse riding and due to the water hole being just in front of the main part of the lodge, game is literally on your doorstep.

Greystoke Mahale – Mahale Mountains & Lake Tanganyika, Tanzania

This tented lodge has 6 open fronted rooms with views of the lake, all the rooms are made from sustainable materials sourced from the lake. Perched within the forest trees, you’ll feel like the only ones on the beach, save the inquisitive chimpanzees that you’ll find on a life-changing trek.

Sand Rivers – Selous, Tanzania

Sand Rivers lodge comprising of 5 standard rooms, 2 suites and the honeymoon cottage is set on a sweeping curve of the great Rufiji River and is at the center of a natural melting pot of diverse habitats. It’s the base for some of Tanzania’s best safari guides to take you out on adventures.

Little Chem Chem – Tarangire National park, Tanzania

A remote hideaway that will immerse you into Africa’s naturally beautiful wilderness- the area is teeming with incredible wildlife and plenty of walking safari opportunities too. Little Chem Chem has 5 tents and the lodge is open all year round.