January to March 2021 will be an incredible time to be on safari, with visitor numbers significantly down, you will be able to enjoy the wildlife all to yourselves.
We have compiled a number of tantalizing special offers for travel in the New Year across the continent. From the wildebeest migration in Tanzania, to the meerkats of the Kalahari Desert – there are some truly fantastic deals to be had.
March Madness in the Mara – 7 nights in the Masai Mara
for travel in March 2021
Spend seven nights in Kenya’s Masai Mara combining the Mara North and Naboisho Conservancies. The intimate Offbeat Mara have an incredible special offer for travel in March, with a reduced nightly rate and free night offer. In combination with Hemingways Ol Seki you are only paying for five nights on safari.
Prices start from US$ 3,760.00 (exc. international flights)
Tanzanian Explorations – 7 or 14 nights in Northern Tanzania
for travel up until mid-March 2021
Take the opportunity to explore northern Tanzania at its quietest. Spend seven or fourteen nights combining Tarangire National Park, Lake Manyara, Ngorongoro Crater and the Serengeti. Stay at a fantastic combination of camps operated by Nomad Tanzania (Kuro Tarangire, Entamanu Ngorongoro, Serengeti Safari Camp and Lamai Serengeti). They are offering low season rates and three free nights as well as reduced private vehicle rates.
7 days prices start from US$ 7,110.00 per person with private guide throughout (exc. international flights)
14 days prices start from US$ 12,910.00 per person (exc. international flights)
Big Game and Open Plains of Kenya – 7 nights in Kenya
for travel until end of March 2021
Spend three nights in the Ol Pejeta Conservancy in central Kenya, staying at Kicheche Laikipia and enjoy the varied game and birdlife on offer. From here, you will fly to the Masai Mara for a further four nights at Kicheche Mara, taking advantage of the quiet Masai Mara and the incredible resident wildlife. Kicheche have extended their low season rates, and are also offering a free night on safari.
Prices start from US$ 4,995.00 per person (exc. international flights)
Wildebeest Wanderings – 7 nights in the southern Serengeti
for travel until end of March 2021
The newly refurbished Sanctuary Kusini are offering an excellent re-opening special offer with up to a third off their rates. Spend seven nights in the Kusini area of the Serengeti spending time with the herds of the great migration.
Prices start from US$ 5,795.00 per person (exc. international flights)
Tswalu to the Cape – 10 nights in South Africa
for travel in February 2021
Spend five nights at the extraordinary and exclusive Tswalu in the Kalahari, enjoying the array of desert adapted species in the area. Fly to Cape Town, for a further five nights at the Cape Grace in the heart of the V&A Waterfront. Tswalu are offering a ‘stay 5, pay 3’ special offer, meaning two free nights on safari.
Prices start from US$ 10,795.00 per person (exc. international flights)
Uganda Gorilla Permits
The Uganda Wildlife Authority have released promotional discounted rates for travel until 31st March 2021:
– 50% discount on park entrance fees
– Gorilla permits reduced from US$ 700.00 per trek to US$ 400.00 per trek
– Chimpanzee permits at Kibale Forest National Park at US$ 150.00 per trek
The reduction on gorilla and chimp permits will only apply to NEW bookings
Green Season in Botswana
for travel Jan, Feb, March and December 2021
Experience Botswana at a different time of year, where the grasses are lush and birding superb. Spend four nights at the newly refurbished Shinde Camp in a private concession of the Okavango Delta, offering exclusivity, game viewing and an array of water activities. A further three nights are spent in the Kalahari at Dinaka, where it is the optimal time to visit following the rains. See varied species and a contrasting landscape to the Delta. Ker and Downey offer reduced green season rates and include the internal flights.
Prices start from US$ 3,995.00 per person (exc. international flights)