Botswana safaris are considered by many to be Africa's finest offering on the continent in terms of raw, unadulterated wilderness and most exhilarating experiences.
Botswana is one of the kings of the luxury safari world where opulent accommodations, food, wine and service are concerned. Botswana, manages to combine these with experiential safari and remoteness of the location, rather gloriously too, giving you everything you could imagine and then some.
Clyde, our resident Botswana safaris expert has spent many years working as a professional guide and also more recently countless visits to keep up to date with what is offered at the various lodges and camps across the country.
Botswana Safaris FAQs
Safaris in Botswana may look like they could be quite straightforward to plan. You’d be forgiven for thinking it’s just about picking one camp in the Okavango Delta to do the typical Delta activities, one in Chobe National Park to find the big herds of ellies and one in the Central Kalahari to get your desert fix - and Bob’s your uncle!
Unfortunately, it isn’t quite that easy… but don’t worry, that’s what we’re here for. Firstly, we need to know what you want to get from your holiday. Of course, the game viewing is a priority, but what else? The Okavango Delta is truly enormous, and each area is completely different depending on the time of year you travel, and where the water levels sit. Some camps, for example, are completely cut off from land at certain times of the year. This is ideal for those who want to have some ‘downtime’ or embark on water-based activities only, but if you’re keen to do some game drives and/or walks as well, then you’ll be a bit stuck!
The country has SO much to offer, it really is worth picking up the phone to chat with us and we can help you plan the perfect trip to this beautiful and game-rich country.
We get this question all the time! In fact, it may seem cliché, but there isn’t an overall ‘best’ time to visit Botswana – and we aren’t just doing the sales thing. It really depends on what you want to get from your trip of a lifetime! The traditional Southern Africa safari best times of year being from July through to mid November are still true here for the best and most prolific wildlife sightings.
If you’re keen to see the world’s second-largest zebra migration, then you would need to visit Botswana ideally between January and early March. The varying water levels in the Okavango Delta will impact the activities you want to enjoy (i.e. game drives may be more difficult when the water levels are at their peak in August) and then you may not be too excited about the stifling heat which Botswana experiences in October although you may be rewarded with excellent game viewing. There are also parts of the country where you’re more likely to see certain types of animals or game interactions. For example, the brown hyena can be found in the Central Kalahari Game Reserve and Makgadikgadi National Park but cannot be seen in the Delta or Chobe. This is the same for meerkats. Wild dog sightings most often happen in the Moremi National Park, and if you’re based toward the neck of the Delta, you may be lucky enough to find some epic action where lions hunt buffalo in the daytime. So you see, it really does depend!
Being out in the raw wilderness that is Botswana is a given when you visit this beautiful country. Wide-open spaces, a really rich variety of ecosystems and yes, of course, setting out on safari to see all the amazing animals the country supports. That doesn’t mean there isn’t more – in fact there is SO much more!
A photographer’s dream, we would highly recommend you take a helicopter flight over the Okavango Delta to get some amazing birds-eye-view shots of wildlife, including hippos making their way through their ready-made water channels. Jump into a mokoro (a dugout canoe propelled by stick) and get up-close to tiny and spectacularly beautiful frogs on reeds as you sit low in the water. Game walks can only be conducted in some areas, but experience some of the small stuff you’d miss in a vehicle and learn about bush medicine from your local guide. Take a boat along one of the Delta channels to look for the elusive Pel’s Fishing Owl, or cast a line to see if you can catch a tasty tilapia or three. Visit a meerkat colony and witness their cheeky ways. Take a quad bike into the Makgadikgadi salt pans and take snaps of yourself alongside enormous baobab trees. Or, if you are keen for something really different and truly special, spend time with San Bushmen and learn all about their traditional lifestyle and culture. There is so much to explore, so let us help you plan the perfect trip for you and your loved ones!
Botswana strives to be as responsible as possible when it comes to tourism. We, therefore, believe that no one should travel here without a reusable water bottle. The majority of camps have filtered water available for you to fill up as and when you need, and this helps to reduce plastic in the most remote parts of the country.
Given the camps are also in really unique ecosystems and have ways to reduce their impact on the environment, we’d recommend bringing some eco-friendly soaps to help minimise any impact.
Camps provide their own toiletries for you to use, however, if you think you may need more then, please do consider ‘going eco’. And, of course, you’re going on safari so one thing you simply must not forget, is a pair of good quality binoculars! With nearly 600 species of birds, 170 mammals, and 150 reptiles, you really will not want to miss having these on your person at all times.
You’ll be very grateful for investing in a good pair of walking boots, that’s for sure! Even if you don’t set out on walking safaris as such, the bush can be harsh on trainers and so something more sturdy will prevent your tootsies from being nailed by those massive Acacia thorns!
When it comes to clothes, lowkey colours are best and layering up is the thing to do. It may be sweltering during the day, but it often surprises us just how nippy it can get in the evenings. Also, a top tip from us is to bring an extra jacket with you for evenings around the fire! One of our favourite things about safaris is enjoying an ice-cold something and sharing stories around the firepit. That said, unfortunately, it also means you may end up being slightly smoky come the next day so a spare top may be welcome! Finally – don’t forget your sunglasses and sun cream. That African sun is hot!
There is only one way to say it: safaris in Botswana are not cheap. That said, here at Tailormade Africa, we are experts in the country and have outstanding relationships with our partners on the ground, so we will always do what we can to avoid breaking the bank! It’s worth noting that much of the cost associated with a safari in Botswana has to do with the remoteness of the camps that you’ll be visiting. Getting out to the middle of the Okavango Delta or down to the Central Kalahari is only possible by light aircraft, and each leg adds an extra dollar or two to your final price tag. That said, you’re also paying for absolute exclusivity, and in most cases, you’ll only really ever see people from your camp so you can forget those scenes of hundreds of cars around one animal sighting!
Due to conservation efforts, there are limits to how many people can physically be in one area, particularly in the Delta. Given the geography, logistics in Botswana are highly complicated. Camps have huge overheads to ensure they minimise their impact on the local environment at the same time as catering to their valuable guests.
As a price guideline for the Okavango Delta or Linyanti, you won't get much change for USD$1000 per person per night at a minimum whilst the lower cost areas of Chobe, Savuti and Central Kalahari start at around USD$700 per person per night.
Ultimately, you’re paying for untouched wilderness and a premium safari experience – and you won’t regret it!
CHOOSE FROM SIXSAFARI PARKS & HIGHLIGHTS
There are six main areas of interest in Botswana where safari of the highest order takes place.
- Chobe National Park
- Okavango Delta
- Makgadikgadi Salt Pans
- Central Kalahari
- Mashatu Game Reserve
Key to Areas
Our Top Botswana Lodges & Camps
Xarranna Camp is an upmarket camp in the heart of the private Ranns Concession of the Okavango Delta. Its sister camp Xudum being the only other presence over what is a huge area of pristine wilderness ... Read more
Stanley’s Camp is one of two camps situated in this huge concession that would be considered a proper mixture of wet and dry land epitomizing everything that is unique and wonderful about the Okavango Delta ... Read more
Abu is one of a handful of camps that can claim to be one of the very best in Botswana in terms of the opulence and high standard of its rooms, main area and service. It certainly commands a reassuringly expensive price tag to match ... Read more
Chiefs Camp is situated on the southern reach of Chiefs Island and part of Moremi Central National park. Whilst not a private concession by designation, it is by default as Chiefs is cut off from the the easier accessible areas of Moremi ... Read more
This camp is the flagship property of Wilderness Safaris, who are one of Botswana’s leading safari operators. Over the years it has earned its reputation as Africa’s most famous camp ... Read more
Little Mombo is situated next to its big sister and effectively offers a very similar experience. The fact that there are only 3 suites ensures an even higher level of privacy and exclusivity and the camp is ideal for families or a group of friends ... Read more
Sandibe has become the one of the best high end luxury safari camps in Botswana and is unquestionably a sight to behold. Designed around the body armor of a Pangolin the, domed main area and guest accommodation laced ... Read more
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Experience a Botswana Safari
- The Okavango Delta is the primary focus of every Botswana Safari with its unique myriad of habitats, wildlife and birdlife.
- The Linyanti Reserve just a little north of the Okavango Delta, partly connected by the Selinda Spillway, where the larger herds of Elephant and Buffalo can be found along with extraordinary numbers of predator species and sightings.
- To the east of these Botswana Safari areas are the much-lauded Chobe National Park and Savute famous for insane numbers of Elephant and excellent dry season general game viewing both on land and along the Chobe River.
- Further south we have the Makgadikgadi Salt Pans which is made up of large expansive grassland plains and seasonal migrating herds of Zebra and Wildebeest. Epic Landscapes complimented by very cool activities such as San Bushmen cultural experiences, Quad Biking over the baron salt pans and spending time with wild "too cool for school" Meerkats.
- Mashatu Game Reserve, located in the remote far eastern corner of Botswana where the Limpopo and Shashe rivers meet. Mashatu, which is one of the largest privately owned game reserves in southern Africa, is home to one of the largest herds of elephant on the continent and provides excellent sightings of Africa's big seven giants including the giraffe, eland, ostrich, the kori bustard, the iconic baobab tree and the king of beasts: the lion.
- Finally, we have the Central Kalahari. A region that is virtually the polar opposite of normal Botswana Safari Landscapes, being incredibly dry with little natural permanent water present. This sensational national Park provides the ultimate contrast and foil to the rich waterways of the Okavango Delta, Linyanti and Chobe National Park and affords the chance to see some unique wildlife and birdlife in a completely immersive ecosystem.
Book Your Botswana Safari Today!
At Tailormade Africa we pride ourselves on being Botswana luxury safari experts. Who are we to say so? Have a look at our independent reviews from Safari Bookings. Botswana is one of the kings of the luxury safari world where opulent accommodations, food, wine and service are concerned. Botswana, manages to combine these with experiential safari and remoteness of the location, rather gloriously too, giving you everything you could imagine and then some.
Time, isolation and uniqueness of experience should all be major focal points when considering a Botswana luxury safari as all 3 of those elements of luxury have become synonymous with modern safari travel in Botswana and Africa.
We love Botswana for its all-out dedication to conserving and protecting its natural resources. Nowhere else in Africa will you see wildlife on top of the agenda as it is here. We create bespoke Botswana safari holidays to travellers all over the world. Unlike most safari operators, we specialise in bespoke trips based on a combination of your desires and our team’s expertise. They’ve travelled all over Africa, and know from experience how to craft the best safari experience for you. Contact Rob or Clyde today to start planning your next adventure in Africa!
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Awesome holiday in every detailWe had an amazing trip to Botswana and Zimbabwe. Clyde's in depth knowledge and suggestions of camps to visit proved to be absolutely spot on, Shinde and Kwando Lagoon were exactly on the brief of what we were hoping to experience ... Read more
A trip to rememberWhen travelling overseas, I am the type of person that wants to experience all that the country has to offer, the problem is, like with most overseas trips, you only have a limited of time to experience it all. This ... Read more
Excellent service and first class safari tripFrom day one Clyde was extremely helpful and knowledgeable. He arranged our safari at short notice and in terms of accommodation and guiding it worked seamlessly. We had originally thought of going to Kenya, but ... Read more
Excellent organisation and serviceMy husband and I live in Australia. Following internet research into companies that specialise in Africa, we approached Tailormade Africa to organise our extensive, 6 week journey , through Namibia, Botswana and Zimbabwe ... Read more
Exceptional organisation, wonderful trip to TanzaniaMy husband and I booked a trip to Tanzania through Clyde at Tailormade Africa, booking it only 2 months before we travelled. I enquired with several tour operators and received a few quotes before deciding on Tailormade Africa ... Read more
Excellent Planning, Perfect VacationClyde organized a fantastic safari for us in Zimbabwe. He took note of the countries and camps we had stayed in before and what wildlife we were interested in and tailored our trip accordingly. He had personal knowledge ... Read more
Wrapped up an "outstandingly organized" trip to Zanzibar / Serengeti in TanzaniaClyde organized a fantastic safari for us in Zimbabwe. He took note of the countries and camps we had stayed in before and what wildlife we were interested in and tailored our trip accordingly. He had personal knowledge ... Read more
Extremely knowledgeable, efficient and good value.Clyde organized a fantastic safari for us in Zimbabwe. He took note of the countries and camps we had stayed in before and what wildlife we were interested in and tailored our trip accordingly. He had personal knowledge ... Read more
Amazing experience, excellent organization!Tailormade Africa was perfect in all aspects. Rob Morley, thank you for making our experience an unforgettable one. We never had to worry about a thing ... Read more
Indispensable advisor from start to finishWe knew we wanted to travel in South Africa but had no idea! I gave 3 safari experts the same brief explaining what we wanted to do, what we liked and how flexible we could be. Clyde at Tailormade Africa was the only agent ... Read more
Highly recommend Tailormade Africa as they went above and beyond in creating an amazing experienceWe recently went on our honeymoon to South Africa and had the pleasure of traveling with Tailormade Africa and I can assure you they are an excellent tour operator! From the moment I inquired about the tour,... Read more
Very experienced team, every care taken, all meetings and collections on time couldn’t be betterGave Tailormade an out line of what we would like to see, also gave them a rough budget, they suggested a 4 day Safari in South Africa followed by a 4 day safari in Botswana which worked very well ... Read more
Focus on enjoying your African Experience rather than logistics!We are a family of three; myself and my two adult children. We are very experienced travelers so I usually do all of the travel logistics. This time, we did three countries; luxury and rough, drive safari and boat safari ... Read more
Reliable, thoughtful, knowledgeable and committedTailormade Africa know Africa and provide a superb level of service. They are proactive - contacting you if, for example, there is a problem with your schedule. They are also speedily reactive ... Read more
Tailormade made our Tanzanian experience exciting and unforgettableFrom booking flight/acquiring visas to being dropped off to the airport at the end of our trip, Tailormade made our trip seemless and unforgettable. It was the first vacation I took where I didn't experience any problem or ... Read more
Rob fulfilled our desires during the planning process & while we were in MadagascarRob of Tailormade Africa and the staff were impeccable in helping us plan our trip and augmenting our desires with their knowledge. They arranged for wonderful guides who gave us personalized service. It was a trip ... Read more
Tailormade Africa truly is a unique company whose desire to ensure you are happy is unparalleledI formed my relationship with Rob Morley of Tailormade Africa after initially contacting him about travelling to South Africa for the 2022 Comrades Marathon. I mentioned to Rob that after running ... Read more
Up Close and Incredibly AwesomeClyde and Tailormade Africa delivered an incredible safari experience for us in July of 2021. Sometimes, writing a review directly upon return it's still a euphoria time...but even a year and more later, our time on safari ... Read more
Very knowledgeable and helpful in planning our itineraryWe found Clyde to be very knowledgeable about our destination and very helpful planning our holiday. We felt we had the right amount of time in each place. He also suggested a wonderful destination for the end of our gorilla ... Read more
Highly experienced in providing a top notch safari experienceNot a glitch in the organisation of our 22 days safari through Botswana and Zimbabwe. Professionally managed from the first interaction with Taylormade Africa through to the flight back ... Read more
Organized and knowledgeableFrom start to finish Clyde and his group walked you through the process of a once-in-a-lifetime trip. Clyde actually set up a time to talk on the phone to learn more about our travel group and what we wanted to see/expect ... Read more
The safari was incredibleThe safari was incredible! and the entire experience was seamless and easy thanks to Tailormade. Our hotel lodgings were superb ... Read more
Our group of 8 had a phenomenal safari experience, exceeding all expectationsWe had an incredible safari experience in August 2022, entire trip arranged by Clyde at Tailormade Africa. The lodging accommodations, food, guides, hospitality and daily itineraries far exceeded ... Read more
Rob from Tailormade made the experience a once in a lifetimeRob was incredibly detailed and knowledgeable throughout the whole experience, from the initial call to really understand what we wanted which allowed him to come back ... Read more
Amazing safari in Zimbabwe and MadagascarWe had a truly amazing safari in Zimbabwe and Madagascar organized by Tailormade Africa. We had many discussions with Clyde ahead of the holiday to make sure he knew what we were looking for ... Read more
Superb all roundI initially got in touch with Rob Morley at Tailormade Africa to arrange joining his Africa Marathons group to run the Comrades Marathon in South Africa, and mentioned that my wife and I were planning on a few days' R&R ... Read more
Clyde from Tailormade Africa put together an epic once-in-a-lifetime trip that was par-excellence!Clyde and I started discussing our African safari trip over a year ago. My husband and I were thinking about embarking on a month-long trip to Eastern and Southern Africa to celebrate my milestone birthday. I had done some research ... Read more
Top notch bespoke Safari Travel service.I can't say enough good things about Tailormade Africa. They arranged what I consider to be "once in a lifetime" travel experience for my wife and I. I really liked their process. It is very ... Read more
Tailormade Africa have outstanding knowledge about their destinations and organise the most trips.We have travelled with Tailormade Africa on several occasions to lots of different destinations both with and without the family. Every time they have guided us to locations ... Read more
Knowledgeable and personable- went above and beyond to give us the honeymoon of our dreams!!!We stumbled across Tailormade Africa by chance and we are so grateful that we did! We explored several mainstream travel agents when planning our African safari honeymoon and none of them were hitting the mark. After only one zoom call with Clyde at Tailormade Africa ... Read more
Phenomenal. Can we go again already?
Myself, and my now fiancé, have just got back from the trip of all trips embarking on a six day safari in Botswana. Just wow. There aren’t really enough words to express the incredible experience... Read more
No detail left unsorted
I’ve recently returned from a 5 week trip around Namibia and South Africa. I gave Clyde quite a project as I wanted to experience the best of both of these countries in what was really quite a short time. Clyde... Read more
Tailormade Africa provides magic - sit back and relax
We have had the pleasure of another trip organised by Clyde. There is never any reduction in the level of attention and expertise when the itinerary is put together which is followed by the supervision... Read more
Impeccable service and planning!! Rwanda & Tanzania
Rob Morley and team at Tailormade Africa were fantastic to work with from start to finish! I vetted multiple safari travel agents and knew that when I spoke to Rob I had found the right one. Rob... Read more
Top class concierge travel facilitators!
I worked with Clyde. I could not have asked for a better service. Besides making a fantastic safari itinerary, he made sure our trip was flawless in real time. He was our guardian travel angel always... Read more
They live up to their name!
Clyde at Tailormade Africa put together a wonderful custom trip to Zambia and Botswana for us six friends, three couples each with different prior experiences in the region and different priorities. And he did ... Read more
Clyde Beaty, the PA's Safari Best Friend
I did not go on Safari, but had to book it for my boss. I am a PA and I literally had to plan, what is a once in a life time trip for most, in 3 weeks, Without Clyde, I would not have managed it. Clyde literally held my hand, from ... Read more
Tailormade has an incredibly deep understanding of travel in Africa.
Tailormade has put together 3 trips to Africa for myself and my husband. Areas covered have been Rwanda, Tanzania, Botswana, Zambia, and Ethiopia. For each trip we have worked with Clyde Beaty, the founder of Tailormade, and ... Read more
Now is really the time to go to Africa. Frankly safer there than in the USAWe travelled with apprehension about Covid and the testing,... I have never travelled with such support. Tailormade Africa knew first hand all of the lodges/camps, their high points and their issues. Each time we changed venue ... Read more
Best Adventurous Honeymoon Ever!! Thank you, Rob!!I´m glad that you are reading this post because it means that there is a high chance that you will be in very good hands. I don't think that there are enough stars to describe our amazing experience with Rob from Tailormade Africa ... Read more
Amazing Experience at Zimbabwe! Clyde and His Team at Tailormade Africa Organized a Fantastic Trip!Our 3 Safaris at Zimbabwe exceeded our expectations in every level! Clyde helped us (3 couples) organize the most amazing trip ever! Logistics were right on point, especially considering covid made it much more complicated. He always ... Read more
Clyde the 'Travel Fairy' planned and executed the honeymoon of a lifetime!There aren't enough stars to accurately rate our experience working with Clyde and Tailormade. We came to Clyde from a friend's recommendation a month before our wedding wanting to leave for our honeymoon immediately ... Read more
COVID made safaris even more magical!!!This is my 5th time travelling with Tailormade Africa and Clyde struck gold again, sending me on yet another adventure of my life. Every time I go thinking I've seen it all and done it all, he just finds a way to top ... Read more
Unforgettable! Tailormade Africa made it a trip of a lifetime!If I had to make a recommendation in one sentence – Tailormade Africa is THE place to make your African dreams come true! About planning ... Extremely personalized, great expertise and advice, impressed ... Read more
Enthusiastic and experienced - The only other thing I can say to someone considering a safari with Tailormade Africa - DO IT!We thought our safari days were over after 5 trips in 8 years. Then last year we saw Clyde’s rather eloquent write-up ... Read more
Tailormade Africa designed and facilitated our dream trip!
Clyde at Tailormade Africa was a delight to work with. From our initial phone conversation, Clyde was able to capture the exact experience we were looking for. We didn’t want a group tour and nor did we wish to travel during the busy season ... Read more
Clyde's expertise and efficiency gave me the confidence to pursue my dream journey.
Although I had had some experience travelling in southern Africa this trip was much more complicated than usual - five countries, many organizations, and the potential for logistical disasters ... Read more
An experience that surpassed all of our expectations!
Rob (and TMA) organised a great holiday to South Africa a couple of years ago so when my girlfriend and I were discussing a trip to Africa, we didn't hesitate to get back in contact. After discussing budget and 'wish list', Rob came back with a couple of options and we decided to go for Uganda... Read more
Kind, attentive, knowledgeable
I think Rob did a brilliant job, before, during and after the trip! Attention to detail, but beyond the work his sence of humanity - to sincerely offer assistance ... Read more
Great advice and great delivery!
From start to finish the attention to detail from Tailormade Africa was excellent. The pre-departure information was very extensive. Rob Morley and his team were responsive to some late alterations that we wanted to make ... Read more
Trip of a lifetime, flawlessly planned with care
My family of four worked with Clyde to create a true trip of a lifetime. Starting in South Africa, we made our way to Zimbabwe and then on to Tanzania to watch the wildebeest migration... Read more
Super efficient, planned to the finest detail, no stone left unturned
The communications from Rob Morley from the initial enquiry and subsequent booking, right up to departure date, and during the trip were incredible. Even down to the meet and greet at Jo'burg ... Read more
We decided to go to South Africa on a relatively short notice and Clyde and his team put together a top notch itinerary tailored to us specifically ... Read more
Exceeded my already high expectations!
Clyde and the whole Tailormade Africa group exceeded my already high expectations for our trip to South Africa. Communications were extremely easy, and we were able to customise our tour to exactly what we hoped to do ... Read more
One of the best holidays we have ever had.
From initial discussions to getting off the plane when we arrived home, Tailormade Africa arranged everything we had requested in a most friendly and professional manner ... Read more
Thank you so much Rob for arranging this lovely safari!
The drive to the reserve was spectacular and the setting for the tented camp was breathtaking and the sunrise was, WOW ... Read more
Tailormade Africa yet again did a great job putting together our recent trip.
Their recommendations for where to go and choice of hotel/lodges was spot on. Everything worked seamlessly when we were there and everyone in our group had a great time ... Read more
Supportive, personal and straightforward.
This whole South Africa holiday experience was, for us, an amazing one and these guys at Tailormade made it all so very easy. "You'll be met at Cape Town," they said and sure enough a man waiting to take us to the baggage reclaim and to our car ... Read more
Fabulous experience on Safari in South Africa at Ngala and Tswalu.
The safari experiences were excellent. Tailormade Africa was careful to assess our interests and desires and recommend alternatives for accommodations and experiences ... Read more
Tailormade Africa organised and delivered on an excellent itinerary for my holiday.
My trip to South Africa came from an unplanned bid in a charity auction for Street Child of which Rob from Tailormade Africa had generously donated 3 nights stay in Cape Town ... Read more
Excellent service, demonstrating a high level of knowledge and experience, delivering top quality.
Our experience throughout with Tailormade Africa was excellent. We felt that Clyde understood our requirements ... Read more
Unforgettable 6-week African Honeymoon!
After some Internet research and getting ourselves very overwhelmed with 'where to start planning this trip to Africa?!' we came across Tailormade Africa. From our first email response from Rob, it was clear this was a different service to the others ... Read more
Clyde planned a trip of a lifetime that far exceeded our expectations.
When we set out to plan our 3 week trip to Africa, we thought we knew where we wanted to go and when. After researching many companies to plan our trip ... Read more
Rob was helpful, approachable, knowledgeable about South Africa.
All the essentials were organised following informed consultation with us, personally and by email. The accommodation was well planned and very appropriate for our needs ... Read more
It was everything we had hoped for.
I am 85 years old and my wife is 78. We have done a lot of travelling over the years. We decided we would make one last big trip before we got much older. We had always talked about going to South Africa and doing a safari ... Read more
I thoroughly enjoyed my Tailormade Africa experience in Rwanda. The service was brilliant
My guide (Aimable) was knowledgeable and friendly. The gorilla trekking experience was a once in a lifetime event that I will remember forever ... Read more
The safari we booked with Tailormade Africa was truly the best trip of our lives.
We had a telephone conversation during which Clyde Beaty determined our interests. Clyde proved to be a superb listener and offered us a tour which met our needs perfectly.... Read more
Exceptional expertise, knowledge and advice. It was clear from the beginning we were in safe hands
The safari exceeded expectations on every possible level! All three locations, the people, guides, camps, travel, expertise, food, friendliness and everything else ... Read more
17 Days of action-packed adventure in amazing Rwanda.My name is Geoff and along with friends Anita, David and Irene we gave Rob Morley of Tailormade Africa brief to include some hiking, kayaking, mountain biking and of course gorilla trekking ... Read more
A memorable trip!
We were delighted with the tailor made itinerary Clyde arranged to fulfil our long held wish to combine a journey on the Rovos Rail to Victoria Falls with a safari experience in Botswana ... Read more
Exceptional service with unparalleled level of attention to detail.
Clyde at Tailormade Africa really takes the time to get to know you on personal level. Only once he's done that, he's able to recommend the right trip with the right budget. I highly recommend him ... Read more
Tailormade Africa perfectly crafted every single amazing detail of our return trip to Botswana!
We trust, respect and adore our friend Clyde Beaty, co-founder of Tailormade Africa ... Read more
Incredible experience and our best trip to date!
This was our fourth trip to Africa and certainly our best to date. We started planning nearly two years in advance and Clyde was with us every step of the way sharing his personal experiences and ideas ... Read more
We were completely satisfied with everything.
Clyde was informative, knowledgable, personable and even called us at home in the US to discuss our requirements ... Read more
I found them willing to discuss which trips are suitable for my requirements.
They are very aware of costs and the type of experience you want, I was looked after very well met off the plane, directed to my small aircraft, looked after in every camp ... Read more
Truly the Holiday of a Lifetime
It was a great pleasure planning our holiday to Zimbabwe & Botswana with Clyde as he has a huge amount of expertise and an in-depth knowledge of the countries which we lacked and needed advice about and he was extremely eager to help us get things right ... Read more
What an Amazing Nine Week Trip!!
Right from the beginning, we were very impressed with their wealth of knowledge for our destinations (Madagascar, Botswana, Zimbabwe and Namibia) and how quickly they identified our needs and designed an itinerary that was within our budget.... Read more
Clyde and his team at Tailormade Africa were amazing, and provided the exact trip we wanted!
Excellent communication from start to finish. We never felt pressured during the booking process and all contact was on our terms... Read more
A holiday of a lifetime!
From the outset, Clyde has been fantastic. He tried very hard to understand our brief and came up with suggestions that we would never have considered on our own. He was flexible and willing to make changes ... Read more
We asked for a 'holiday of a lifetime' we got it and so much more.
From the very first telephone conversation with Rob Morleyat Tailormade Africa, he understood who we were and what we wanted ... Read more
A very successful trip, with extremely high quality advice, planning and execution from TMA.
Clyde jumped into action at very short notice, quickly understood our preferences and put together a carefully thought-out itinerary ... Read more
Everything from the planning to the holiday itself was seamless.
Extremely helpful and communicative team...the support and organization was beyond expectations even throughout the trip. The Safari itself was excellent...clean and safe and very knowledgeable guides ... Read more
Impeccably organised trip!
Clyde and the Tailormade Africa team really did a great job for us! Before our departure where we were given beautifully personalised dashboards of the trip to come. The flight to the Masai Mara was convenient and quick and our fantastic guide (and now friend) was waiting for us ... Read more
We had an absolutely AMAZING time
It exceeded all expectations. It's certainly a trip we will never forget, we didn't want to leave ... Read more
Overall it was a wonderful experience. A definitive bucket list vacation.
Rob did an excellent job setting up our vacation. He was quick to answer emails and called several times to make sure our communication was complete ... Read more
Communications were very good throughout the booking process with nothing being too much trouble.We originally planned to go to Madagascar ... Read more
An unforgettable trip to Madagascar!
This was our second time to Africa. Madagascar was different than mainland Africa and it exceeded our expectations! Rob's knowledge of Madagascar was valuable for all stages of planning ... Read more