Big 5 Safaris: See Africa’s most iconic animals

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Big Five African Safaris

Many travelers to Africa wish to see the ‘Big 5,’ and rightfully so. These are some of the continent’s most iconic animals – lion, elephant, leopard, rhino, and buffalo – and the chance to see them in their natural habitats is what many imagine an African safari to be. It’s important to work with an expert to plan your Big 5 safari, as they aren’t present in all African countries, have seasonal movement and other habitat factors. We know where to send you and how best to position you to see these incredible animals.

Contact a Journey Specialist to get your questions answered and to begin planning your custom Big 5 Safari. Call us at 303-778-1089.

Want to know more about what goes into planning a Big 5 safari? Take a look at our Planning Guide.

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20 Years of Experience & Passion

Our passion for Africa began with a dream of living on the continent – a dream realized. We explored parks, rivers, mountains and villages, learned about the flora and fauna, fell in love with everything, and came away wanting to share our passion for a remarkable continent. Africa Adventure Consultants was born of the desire to give more people the chance to experience Africa’s wonders. Let us guide you into the wilderness.

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Pick a Destination

Africa is enormous. There are endless things to see and do, and it can’t all be done in one trip. That said, we realize that many people believe that a trip to Africa is ‘once in a lifetime’ (though many more end up realizing once is not enough!). What do you most want to see? What experiences have you been dreaming of? Visit our destination pages to narrow your choices down, browse our safari types to get a sense of the activities and styles available, or talk with a Journey Specialist to hone in on the areas that will deliver the journey of your imagination.

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Trip Ideas

We know it can be hard to narrow down what to do on vacation, especially with the wealth of choices that are available on the African continent. That’s why we have created an array of sample itineraries to inspire your travel. Browse through them – you’ll find everything from family safaris to honeymoons to Kilimanjaro climbs – and find the places and activities that excite you. From there, you can contact a Journey Specialist to start the process of crafting a customized safari just for you!

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Get Started

You’re ready – it’s time to plan your safari! Contact one of our expert Journey Specialists and we will collaborate with you to craft your personalized trip.

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