A honeymoon to Africa, combining beach and bush, is likely to be the most memorable holiday of your life and the ultimate romantic experience. Luxury or rustic, active or restful, we can create your perfect “Out of Africa, Out of this World” honeymoon to Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda, Malawi, Namibia, Botswana, South Africa, Zambia or Zimbabwe.

Africa’s great advantage is its variety. You can be as pampered as you wish with spas, riverboat sundowners and candle-lit bush dinners or start off married life with the most active honeymoon imaginable doing rugged bush walks and game drives, white water rafting and even elephant-back rides! A number of lodges and camps have special honeymoon rooms and packages and we try to get you upgraded to the best wherever you are staying.

With direct flights to many African countries from the UK, a time difference of no more than 3 hours so eliminating jet lag, fantastic food, warm weather, incredible wildlife, stunning beaches and warm, welcoming people, Africa really is the perfect honeymoon destination.

See the annual wildebeest migration - the greatest animal spectacle on Earth - in Kenya’s Masai Mara; trek up Africa’s highest mountain - Kilimanjaro - in Tanzania; experience some of the best walking and night drives in Zambia’s South Luangwa Valley; visit the largest inland delta in the world - Botswana’s Okavango Delta; ride a horse through herds of animals on Malawi’s Nyika Plateau; trek with camels in the wilderness of Laikipia in Kenya; track rhino and desert elephants on foot in Namibia’s Damaraland; marvel at one of the natural wonders of the world - the Victoria Falls which straddles Zimbabwe and Zambia; climb the highest sand dunes in the world at Sossusvlei in Namibia; track wild mountain gorillas in Uganda; drive the fabulous Garden Route and explore the Winelands of South Africa’s Cape - the range of options and activities is endless!

Whether you are looking for something active and adventurous, ultra-chic and luxurious, romantic and relaxing or ‘something completely different’, there are many magical options and here is a selection that our clients have loved:

Out of Africa (Kenya & Indian Ocean)
Wildlife and Spice (Tanzania & Zanzibar)
Go Wild in Africa (Zambia & Victoria Falls)
Pure Luxury (Botswana & Cape Town)

These are samples of suggested private safaris – not set departures. Every honeymoon is unique and this is reflected in our personalised service. Please contact us to discover more unique and fabulous safari ideas.

Out of Africa (Kenya & Indian Ocean)

Out of Africa (Kenya + Indian Ocean)

A classic ‘out of Africa’ trip visiting some highlights of Kenya – the birthplace of safaris - with plenty of time to relax at the end at a stunning remote camp by the Indian Ocean.

Day 1:  Arrive early in Nairobi after your overnight flight. Met on arrival and transferred to the unique Giraffe Manor in Nairobi’s suburbs where you start your honeymoon in style with a night at this old colonial home. Spend the rest of the day relaxing and soaking up the atmosphere and enjoying the birds and animals including the herd of rare Rothschild’s giraffes. They even lean through your bedroom and dining room windows!  www.giraffemanor.com
Day 2:  Morning flight to Laikipia in the north of Kenya. The next 3 days are spent enjoying the many activities at the luxury Ol Malo Lodge. You can follow game by vehicle or mountain bike, horse or camel ride, fish or trek through the bush. Highlights are the Spa and a night out under star-filled skies in a four poster ‘star bed’ that is rolled out on to a raised wooden platform overlooking a waterhole.  www.olmalo.com
Day 5:  Fly to the Maasai Mara Game Reserve and transfer to Kicheche Camp, a small, rustic bush camp set in a conservancy area teeming with wildlife. You can dine out in the open and all tents look out over the plains. You spend the next 4 days enjoying a classic, old style safari with exciting game drives and walks, visiting a local Maasai village and having sundowner drinks while watching hippos in the nearby river. There is also the option of a romantic balloon flight. www.kicheche.com
Day 9:  You fly to Lamu on the Indian Ocean coast and transfer to the remote and romantic Manda Bay – a watersports paradise. Here you can water ski, sail, windsurf, kite-surf, fish, dive, snorkel or take lazy sundowner boat rides. You have the glorious beach largely to yourselves to totally chill out for the next 6 nights. www.mandabay.com
Day 15:  After a leisurely morning you transfer back to Lamu and catch a return flight to Nairobi in time to connect with your international flight home.

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Wildlife and Spice (Tanzania & Zanzibar)

An East African adventure that visits some of the world’s most spectacular reserves and finishes on the exotic ‘spice island’ of Zanzibar.

Day 1:  On arrival at Kilimanjaro you are transferred to the colonial Arusha Coffee Lodge where you spend one night.  www.elewanacollection.com
Day 2:  You are collected and driven to Lake Manyara National Park and stay 2 nights at the unique Lake Manyara Tree Lodge. You have a full day in the park that is famous for its magnificent lake and tree-climbing lions.  www.andbeyond.com
Day 4:  You then move on to the incomparable Ngorongoro Crater Lodge set on the rim of the crater with amazing views of one of the Seven Natural Wonders of the World. You have 2 nights at the lodge with a day in one of the truly great wildlife destinations.  www.andbeyond.com
Day 6:  Next you travel deep into the game-rich Serengeti for 3 nights at the gorgeous Serengeti Migration Camp set in a game-rich area.  www.elewanacollection.com

Day 9:  Returning to Arusha, a short flight brings you to Zanzibar with its stunning beaches and fascinating Stone Town, steeped in history. We recommend you spend a couple of nights at Jafferji House, a small luxury hotel in Stone Town and straight out of Arabian Nights.  www.jafferjihouse.net
Day 11:  Transfer across the island to the east coast for 5 days of total relaxation at Baraza Resort.  www.baraza-zanzibar.com
Day 16:  After a leisurely morning you transfer back to Stone Town for the short air transfer to Dar es Salaam in time to connect with your international flight home.

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Go Wild in Africa (Zambia & Victoria Falls)

This classic combination is a heady mix of adventure, action and luxury in one of Africa’s true wilderness destinations.

Day 1:  After being met on arrival at Lusaka, you enjoy a few days in the exceptionally beautiful Lower Zambezi Valley at Sausage Tree Camp where game viewing is by boat or 4WD. Night drives and canoe trips are also possible. www.sausagetreecamp.com
Day 4:  You transfer to South Luangwa and experience a 4 day walking safari among some of the highest concentrations of game in Africa. Walks are slow and adventurous and the camps are comfortable with great food.  www.robinpopesafaris.com
Day 8:  Finally you fly via Lusaka to the Victoria Falls, one of the Seven Natural Wonders of the World, where there is plenty to do. Tongabezi Lodge is perfect to relax for the last 5 days of your honeymoon: romantic, exclusive and beautifully located on the Zambezi. Highlights at the Falls are white water rafting, bungee jumps, sundowner boat cruises, canoeing on the Zambezi and the unforgettable ‘Fight of Angels’ over the Falls by helicopter, microlight or light aircraft. www.tongabezi.com
Day 13:  Transfer to Livingstone airport to catch your international flight home.

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Pure Luxury (Botswana & Cape Town)

A perfect mixture of fantastic game viewing in one of Africa’s finest safari destinations, coupled with the sights, action and wines of South Africa’s Cape.
Day 1:  Fly via Johannesburg to Maun and start your safari in the Moremi Game Reserve in Botswana, probably Africa’s best quality game viewing, staying 3 days at the luxurious and exclusive Chief’s Camp.  www.sanctuaryretreats.com
Day 4:  Then transfer by light aircraft deep into the Okavango Delta for 3 days at Xigera Camp and experience game viewing and mokoro trips through the channels and waterways of the Delta.  www.wilderness-safaris.com
Day 7:  Next you fly to Cape Town, one of the World’s great romantic cities, for 6 days at Twelve Apostles Hotel which has wonderful views over the sea and up to Table Mountain. You can explore Robben Island, Cape Point, Table Mountain, The Waterfront, Kirstenbosch Botanical Gardens and the amazing beaches.  www.12apostleshotel.com
Day 13:  Finish with 2 nights at Le Quartier Francais in Franschhoek, a beautiful village in the heart of the Cape’s Winelands and enjoy long indulgent lunches and lazy afternoons at one of the famous wine estates.  www.lqf.co.za
Day 15:  You are transferred to Cape Town airport to catch an international flight home.

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