African Travel, Inc.
African Travel is a luxury safari operator dedicated to providing guests with the ultimate African experience.
African Travel, Inc. is a proud preferred partner of Virtuoso, and for over 45 years, we have created extraordinary, handcrafted luxury safari experiences ensuring immersive and authentic cultural encounters across the continent. African Travel, Inc. is proud to be a member of The Travel Corporation (TTC ), a family-owned company with more than 100 years of expertise in luxury travel.
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African Safari - September 2013
By: Nade & Fran
Reviewed on: 20 Sep 2013
I could have have even imagined the experience that awaited us. The first night on a game drive we experienced watching lions eating a kill, so close you could smell the animals. All other animal siteings were equally as exciting. The lodging were excellent, service was first class and the people were wonderful. Cannot wait to go again. Post Haste Travel & African Travel did a fantastic job.!!!
Travel Advisor: Sylvia Berman
Reviewed on: 30 Dec 2013
African Travel and Wilderness Safaris provided excellent service from door-to-door at every stop on our trip. Extremely knowledgeable safari guides, reliable transportation, and friendly service.
Reviewed on: 25 May 2014
Great team of guides and assistants. They were on time, always friendly and helped us navigate airports, transfers and unfamiliar surroundings. They did a great job!
Once in a lifetime
Reviewed on: 05 Sep 2014
Our African Travel experience was fantastic. We didn't know what to expect, but having said that, our African experience was far and away more than we could have dreamed. The game drives and safari hotels were all great. WE couldn't have planned this trip alone, so the African Travel Inc. portion was vital to our having a great time, which we certainly did.
Reviewed on: 29 Jun 2015
all guides and accomodations were great.
Travel Advisor: Sheri Phillips
Reviewed on: 29 Apr 2016
Great trip for 6 - everything was perfect.
Reviewed on: 26 Jun 2016
It was a trip of a lifetime and a dream come true, our guides were the best
Travel Advisor: Uschi Helfrich
Reviewed on: 23 Jun 2017
Travel Advisor: Kim Schneider
Reviewed on: 28 Jun 2017
Great trip. Almost seamless transitions from one camp to another. I am a bit baffled that the 5% repeat traveler was not applied to these last two trips to Africa with African Travel.
Great people at Africa Travel
By: Africa Adventurers
Reviewed on: 02 Jul 2017
Everyone we dealt with at Africa Travel were great. They arranged the best guides and made sure our travel through every airport and border was smooth and without issues. Anytime we had a question, they quickly responded through their contact people in every location. Our travel advisor selected Africa Travel for us, but we cannot say enough good things about our accommodations and all of the logistical arrangements.
Travel Advisor: Becky Lukovic
South Aftrica Family Vacation
By: Greg Fletcher
Reviewed on: 11 Sep 2017
Everything was well organized and both communication and value for money was well worth organizing our family vacation through African Tranvel, Inc. When I travel in the area again I would not hesitate to use theri services again.
Travel Advisor: Paddy Graetz
East Africa Travel
Reviewed on: 24 Aug 2017
This was the first time that we have used Africa Adventure Company. Their recommendations for trip itinerary and accommodations were spot-on. The private guides were exceptional - extremely knowledgeable, courteous, accommodating, and professional. They were great ambassadors for their respective countries, and we saw many animals and rare animal behaviors because of their expertise, leadership, and guidance.
Travel Advisor: Janet Krebs
RSA & Botswana
Reviewed on: 15 Oct 2017
Excellent experience. Did have a major issue which the CEO of African Travel resolved to our satisfaction.
Travel Advisor: Susan Ward Forbes
African Safari and shark cage diving
Reviewed on: 19 Jun 2022
Well organized with some of the best companies servicing us. It made for an amazing trip we will never forget.
Travel Advisor: Vicky Malakoff
Reviewed on: 20 Sep 2022
Good. We enjoyed all the Lodges, hotels. Having to spend a night in Johannesburg was disappointing. Would have preferred they figured out a way to omit that and have the extra day at Vic Falls
Travel Advisor: Molly Nunnelly
Reviewed on: 19 Oct 2017
African Answers .was very easy to work with and ALWAYS available for questions. My contact at Africa Answers was Rowan and he did a great job; I was taken care of from the minute I stepped off the plane until I left the country. A person was assigned to me in both countries I visited. People who listened, were on time or early for pickups and very knowledgable about every portion of the area I was vacationing in. My last day in country I was not feeling well, so on the fly I asked to drop something that had been planned for me to do and instead just find a place to rest. The guys that Africa Answers was working with took care of everything. Book with these guys.
Travel Advisor: Deborah Trevino
South Africa Honeymoon
By: Ben Z
Reviewed on: 08 Dec 2017
African Travel was great! Other than a small hiccup with a hotel in Capetown (which they remedied), the trip was awesome. The drivers and tour guides that they hire were all super friendly, prompt, and knowledgeable. The businesses they chose for Shark Diving, Cape of Good Hope, and the Thorny Bush Reserve were excellent places. My wife and I would definitely recommend African Travel to friends and family! Cheers!
Travel Advisor: Jennifer Polito Waigand
Trip of a lifetime!
Reviewed on: 22 Mar 2018
We didn’t know what to expect from our first trip to Africa. But our safari with African Travel exceeded our expectations. There were so many details, flights to catch, transfers, etc. and it all went as planned. The accommodations were amazing and the service was extraordinary. We also had wonderful guides that enhanced our experience.
Travel Advisor: Lisa Hollo
By: Sweet Pea
Reviewed on: 07 Jul 2018
Very good. My needs were well taken care of.
Reviewed on: 13 Aug 2018
Our experience with African Travel was wonderful. They sent us really cool carry on bags, as well as itineraries and helpful travel advice/tips well before our journey (which definitely came in handy on the trip). Every single driver African Travel arranged was helpful, friendly, and punctual. The cars were super clean and the drivers were super professional. We even had an emergency number to contact in case anything went wrong. African Travel was excellent and really ensured our honeymoon went off without a hitch.
Travel Advisor: Carmen Colicchio
Africa,Botswana and Victoria Falls
Reviewed on: 24 Sep 2018
Totally positive experience, the trip of a lifetime. The safari camps (camp Okavango, camp Xakanaxa, camp potato bush) were first rate with excellent guides, food, service and accommodations. Our air travel went very smoothly, as did our passage through various customs and immigration centers.The hotels in Livingstone (David Livingstone safari lodge) and Victoria Falls (Victoria falls safari lodge) were 4 to 5 stars, great rooms, service and food, particularly Vic falls.
Trip of a lifetime.
Reviewed on: 06 Oct 2018
Very professional in all respects. Great choices of camps and lodges. Particularly liked all the Elewana locales.
Reviewed on: 24 Nov 2018
Most of my experience with African travel was great. The guides were informative, the vehicles were clean, safe and comfortable. We had a glitch or two during our trip - a driver that did not show up for a transfer and a guide that suggested a plan that we didn’t really love. Once made aware of the situation, the company and their representatives were quick to accommodate and switch gears for us. All in all we had a fantastic trip
Travel Advisor: Shelley Rapp
Reviewed on: 24 Dec 2018
They were very helpful in helping us plan the perfect trip, and gave us lots of additional information in advance--that was helpful. How to figure out tips, the types of electric outlet electric adapters needed, history/culture. Also matched the camps to our personal preferences. Really an authentic Botswana experience.
Rovos Rail and Beyond
By: John Hebberd
Reviewed on: 27 Feb 2019
Anais Chavez was able to take my original idea of a train trip in South Africa and expanded it into a four-day stop in Capetown and an epic journey from Pretoria to Victoria Falls on what may very well be the most luxurious train in the world -- all while keeping within my budget. She also came up with exactly the sort of lodging I prefer. All of the African Travel associates along the way -- drivers and tour guides -- were where they were supposed to be when they were supposed to be and each was unfailingly courteous. The whole trip came off seamlessly.
Second Safari with African Travel
Reviewed on: 05 Mar 2019
African Travel is terrific! They have never let us down. Their representatives are always where you need & expect them to be. Kind, polite and knowledgeable.
By: 5 star
Reviewed on: 29 Apr 2019
African travel was very helpful. They did a great job on the different transfers we needed. All Accommodations were excellent!!!! I would recommend African Travel to anyone traveling to Africa!!! Thank you for helping make out first trip to South Africa so memorable. We plan on going back to SA in the future.
Travel Advisor: Margaret Nichols
Reviewed on: 23 Jun 2019
African Travel was very good, and when one problem did arise, they were very quick to help and get it right.
Reviewed on: 28 Jun 2019
i did not interact directly with african travel. my travel agent did that. the trip african travel arranged met expectations. they also helped arrange the air travel to ensure coordination at all destinations. i appreciate that.
Reviewed on: 24 Jun 2019
Everything went according to plan. No issues at all.
Travel Advisor: Stephanie Goldberg-Glazer
By: jasmine patel
Reviewed on: 10 Aug 2019
Reviewed on: 25 Aug 2019
Rowen was so nice to work with and so helpful during my travel
Travel Advisor: Julie Garcia
Reviewed on: 30 Aug 2019
Very good - everything went well
The Perfect Holiday
By: Jenny C
Reviewed on: 25 Sep 2019
I will definitely use African Travel Specialists for any future African trips and have already highly recommended them to my friends. I dealt with Darren who was spot on with his advice. Sandra , our travel advisor , organised a phone conference with Darren early on in the planning stage and his recommendations were gold. I was unsure whether the mobile camping trip was what my husband and I were after but he reassured me that it was and we loved every minute . What an experience ! Also our South African sector was perfect for what we were wanting. The itinerary , accommodations and hire car were fantastic . Loved it all.
Reviewed on: 03 Oct 2019
The program was great. The local tour groups Pollman Tours (Kenya) was great, Thompson Tours (Zimbabwe and South Africa) not so great.
Travel Advisor: Charissa Popp
Reviewed on: 12 Oct 2019
Outstanding! 1st landcruiser needed cushions other that all was good.
Travel Advisor: Lindsay Ames
Reviewed on: 25 May 2022
African Travel along with Lise-Marie Wertzanl arranged one of the best trips ever. The whole experience was amazing, not a single hip-up. The service was outstanding, the facilities the best, the tours exactly what we needed, and the places we visited were fantastic. I will definitely recommend them.
Reviewed on: 19 May 2022
Very good. They took very good care of us. The locations were great.
Reviewed on: 28 May 2022
Amazing! People great! Fabulous experience! Don’t miss it!!
Reviewed on: 30 May 2022
All of our drivers were first class, vehicles were immaculate and most important, they showed up early at each location!
African Travel for Jordan and Egypt
Reviewed on: 12 Nov 2019
When traveling in the Middle East, you want a tour operator with experience to make sure that there are no issues; African Travel is such a company. All of their employees were professional, experienced, and helpful. All of our guides were well-informed and helpful. Of particular note was our guide from Luxor to Aswan, Abdelrahim Ahmed Khalil. Whereas our Cairo guide, Wael Al Elaimy, told us how much to tip the bathroom attendants, Abdelrahim (Abdou) provided us with change so that we didn't need to over tip. Abdou also provided us with annotated maps of areas for which he was not allowed to accompany us, briefing us prior to entry on what were must-see items. Our accommodations were generally five-star, e.g. Fairmont Amman, Cairo Four Seasons, Moevenpick Petra. The Hilton Dead Sea, however, did not impress having issues with delivering hot water to our and our travel companions' rooms.
Travel Advisor: Marci Oakley
Good travel planning
Reviewed on: 05 Nov 2019
They arranged very pleasant accommodations and venues.
Travel Advisor: Paula Kay Eastham
Reviewed on: 23 Dec 2019
The hotels and the guides (Kapama, Cape town) as the reception at/from airport were perfect
Reviewed on: 30 Dec 2019
Amazing. Very informative very friendly great service
Great on the ground in Kenya!
Reviewed on: 10 Jan 2020
From the minute we landed, we were greeted by friendly faces. We got shuttled through immigration, greeted by a driver and got on our way. They contracted with Pollman's in Kenya and we had an excellent experience with our drivers/guides/hotels. Everything was taken care of without any issues. Would use them again.
Travel Advisor: Abby Bebout
Africa trip - African Travel
Reviewed on: 26 Feb 2020
Always on time and made the trip stress free. Very competent people in all aspects of meet and greet and transport assistance.
Travel Advisor: Becky Lamb
Reviewed on: 28 Jul 2021
Everything was handled from start to finish. We were never alone and always had a clear idea of what was going on. Every detail was taken care of.
Travel Advisor: Laura Cole Salas
Reviewed on: 30 Nov 2021
We enjoyed our African Travel tour experience; the accommodations 7 staff were excellent, and the guide was very professional, knowledgeable, and friendly. We would recommend them to other travelers.
Travel Advisor: Kim Gahm
By: Mama Nance
Reviewed on: 15 May 2022
This travel experience was wonderful. They arranged very cool excursions. Craig's knowledge of the area was impressive and he made the experience even better.
Once in a Lifetime Experience!!
Reviewed on: 21 May 2022
In combination with our travel advisor, Lise-Marie Wertanzl, our Africa trip was an absolute dream come true. We can now mark that off of our bucket list with such wonderful memories and experiences. Couldn't have been happier with each camp we stayed at. They made the transition to each camp seamless and pleasant.
Reviewed on: 31 May 2022
All of the people from Africa Travel were very pleasant and helpful at every destination stop. They walked us through all of the check points and made sure there were no issues or delays. We would recommend them to everyone. Thank you.
Reviewed on: 13 May 2022
We just returned from a trip of a lifetime arranged by African Travels. Every detail was covered and each individual we met made our trip comfortable and informative. This included the greeters, drivers and tour guides. Our accommodations and experiences left us with memories we will never forget. We are looking forward to our next trip to Africa
Reviewed on: 23 Sep 2022
From the moment we touched down in South Africa a representative of African Travel was there to guide us along on our trip. Every national border was crossed with ease, every transfer was either on time or early, and we always felt fully supported by their team. No detail was left unaddressed and the trip flowed seamlessly from one location to the other. This is a well organized and highly functioning company.
Travel Advisor: Valerie Ambrose
By: Traveler S
Reviewed on: 04 Oct 2022
They facilitated our 18 day trip to Africa, greeters, drivers, local tours, luxury game lodges and internal flights. Only disappointment was a quick overnight in Johannesberg at a downtown hotel, leaving no time to do any kind of tour. We should have flown directly from Kruger to Victoria Falls and skipped it. Safari lodges were superb as was food, people, and the safaris themselves.
Travel Advisor: Mary Hanigan