Nambia - endless spaces
On the Westcoast of Africa lies a country with the second lowest density of people in the world. My country of birth..
On the Westcoast of Africa lies a country with the second lowest density of people in the world. The size of about two and a half times Germany.
Independence came on March 21, 1990. Capital is Windhoek.
Along the Atlantic Coast, also called the Skeleton Coast we find the Namib Desert and destination to many of our safaris.
Animals, that inspire
the highest sand dunes in the world and some of the most stunning animals roaming this insanely beautiful place.
Tracking black Rhinos, photographing the desert Elephants in the Huab and Hoanib rivers and searching for the elusive desert Lions on the Skeleton Coast is just a small part of what we do.
Peoples and nature stay unforgotten
Visiting the Etosha National Park with its enormous number of animals or enjoy a typical sunset over the Okavango with the cry of the African fish Eagle...
Let the warm and friendly people of Namibia welcome you to this stunning country.
Almost two thirds of Namibia are set aside for wildlife conservation in some form.
Your individual Safari
In Namibia we could organize your self-drive safari, or you could join us on a guided journey and for those of you where time is the limit, we could fly you soaring like an eagle over the most breathtakingly views to your destinations.
We will organized to the finest detail!
- Hot air Ballooning over the Namib desert.
- Dune sea at Sandwich Harbour
- Fish river Canyon – Second largest canyon the world.
- Luxury of loneliness
- Endless horizons and untouched Nature
- Desert adapted Wildlife, Elephants and Lions
- Shipwrecks along the Skeleton coast
- Tracking Rhinos in Damaraland
- The Himba & Bushman People
- Shipwrecks along the Skeleton coast
- Endless horizons and untouched Nature
- Waterways of the Okavango and Zambezi.
- Etosha National Park
- Luxury of loneliness
Namibia, from above. We are happy to organize a flight safari.
Self drive safaris or guided trips by car
Tailored luxury safaris in untouched nature
"I would say this is the mecca of African Safaris, a country where everybody can find their soul." - Johann Louw
Whether it is your first safari or your tenth, always a destination that you don’t need to share with a lot of people.
- Chobe National Park
- Savuti Channel
- Helicopter flights over the Delta
- Walking among Elephants
HIGHLIGHT: Photographing like a Pro. Exclusive Photography Courses from the Pangolin Voyager, a houseboat with no equivalents. Or from the Pangolin Chobe Hotel in Kasane with Guts Swanepoel and his crew.
"I would say this is the mecca of African Safaris." - Johann Louw
Independence in 1966 brought this country from one of the poorest in Africa to one of the best!
The capital is Gaborone.
Botswana, unbelievable specials
From the lush and green islands of the Okavango Delta to the harsh Kalahari, this is a country where everybody can find their soul.
Makgadikgadi salt pans, Tsodilo Hills with the bushman paintings, Lions in the Kalahari and Savuti, Elephants covering northern Botswana with one of the highest densities of them anywhere in the world.
This is Botswana!
Whether it is your first safari or your tenth, always a destination that you don’t need to share with a lot of people.Sitting in a Land Cruiser, riding in a Mokoro or on a boat on the Chobe you will experience staggering beauty.
On the Chobe river we would like to introduce you to photographing like a Pro. Exclusive Photography Courses from the Pangolin Voyager, a houseboat with no equivalents. Or from the Pangolin Chobe Hotel in Kasane. With Guts Swanepoel and his crew with the use of his Pangolin Safari boats on the river.
In Botswana we offer vehicle based overland safaris and Fly-ins.„This is a good start to any safari in Africa.“ -Johann Louw
- Okavango Delta
- Makgadikgadi Salt Pans
- Central Kalahari Game Reserve
Uganda- pearl of Africa
Winston Churchill called it the ‚Pearl’ of Africa. Idi Amin left it with a bad feeling to it... Today it is roaring with new ideas and friendly people.
Bwindi Impenetrable Nationalpark
The impressive national park is home to mountain gorillas.
Experience the chimpanzees while trekking the Kibale Forest.
In addition to the waterfalls of the same name, the national park is known for its rich biodiversity. There is also the Rothschild giraffe at home.
We would recommend Uganda only on a guided Safari...
They call it the ‚Pearl’ of Africa, located right in the middle on the continent.
Uganda is a country with so many surprises! It gained independence in 1962 and Kampala became the capital. Idi Amin left it with a bad feeling to it...
Today it is roaring with new ideas and friendly people.
Places to enjoy
From the source of the White Nile river down to the Murchison Falls and into the Murchison Falls National Park filled with game.
The Rwenzori Mountains or as they are called Mountains of the Moon. Bwindi Impenetrable National Park with the Mountain Gorillas and Kibale Forest with the Chimpanzee trekking.
Searching for the Shoebilled Stork and other birds along the lakes. A safari with people, culture and wildlife experiences pure.
- Mountain Gorilla tracking, Bwindi Impenetrable Forest
- Chimpanzee tracking, Kibale Forest
- Tree climbing Lions of Inshasha
- Birding on Lake Victoria
- The elusive Shoebill stork
- The source of the Nile
- Murchison Falls
- Rhino tracking at Ziwa
- Unbelievable Wildlife experiences at Queen Elizabeth National park and Murchison National park
- The elusive Shoebill stork
KENYA - Learn "Beyond Africa"
stylish safaris in the cradle of safari life - Kenya
The remarkable land in the shadow of Mount Kenya is home to the Maasai tribes.
A guided safari in Kenya combined with a Tanzania trip will never be forgotten.
- Watch the natural spectacle of the Gnu migration in the Masai Mara./li>
- Special cultures meet. Immerse yourself in the way of life of the Maasai.
- Segera Retreat, where some lodges are located. Combine environmental protection with luxury.
A helicopter flight to the Kenyan Highlands is a must - Flying in the Tiger Moth from “OUT OF AFRICA”
Back in the days when Geoffrey Kent started running mobile safaris with a truck and vehicles. Today is Kenya, which became independent in 1964, a vibrant Country.
Nairobi is the capital.
Kenya Safari with class
„Karin Blixen’s Out of Africa and Hatari brings back the memories of days gone by. Today it is Africa in style!
Segera Retreat is just one of our destinations in this remarkable country in the shadows of Mount Kenya. Migration safaris to the Maasai Mara or Helicopter flights to the Kenyan Highlands.Our experience:
Guided Safaris to Kenya or in addition on to your Tanzania Journey makes this one of the most stunning destinations in Africa.
- Die Migration von Maasai Mara Gnu
- Meeting the Maasai Peoplei
- Giraffe Manor
- Segera Retreat
- Helicopter Safaris
- Great Rift Valley
- Flying in the Tiger Moth from “OUT OF AFRICA”
- Unbelievable Wildlife
Africa's best kept secret
The locals meet you with a smile.
„I believe one of the best kept secrets in Southern Africa.“ - Johann Louw
Ballooning over the Luangwa valley or walking with a guide among the animals with no one else insight!
1In 1964 Zambia became independent and Lusaka is today not only the capital, but a modern city blooming in Africa.
Smiling faces, ever helpful people on the streets of this amazing beautiful country.Our Tip:
Starting your safari at the Victoria Falls and ending it in Zimbabwe is a great way of visiting Zambia. A photo course on the Chobe should be included on this package.
- Famous tree climbing Lions in Kafue
- Hot Air Ballooning im Luangwa-Tal
- Bat Migration of Kasanga
- Second Largest Wildebeest Migration
- Liuwa Plains
- Victoria Falls
- Tracks of David Livingstone
On the tracks of Dr. David Livingstone, visiting
the Victoria Falls
In Zimbabwe we are in the footsteps of Dr. David Livingstone.
A stunning destination where friendly people await you on a safari that would let any photographer drool…
Changing from South Rhodesia to Zimbabwe in 1965 with Harare as the capital.The Victoria Falls shared with Zambia in the Zambezi River is one of the seven wonders of the world.
It is unbelievable how many times I have stood there in awe…
Just amazing every time. Walking among the wildlife in Mana Pools or on a canoe safari on the Zambezi, this destination is always worth a visit.Your Safari:
Good in combination with Zambia or Botswana and also including a Photo course with Guts Swanepoel would make your photography so much more enjoyable.
- Walking among the Elephants at Mana Pools.
- Enormous Herds of Elephants in Hwange National Park
- Cruising or canoeing on the mighty Zambezi
- Victoria Falls
"The land of a thousand hills"
Rwanda - Cultural landscape and the home of mountain gorillas
The legendary Virunga Mountains are home to volcanoes and about half of the entire world population of Mountain Gorillas.
- The legendary Virunga Mountains are home to volcanoes
- The special monkey species "Golden Monkeys" lives in the land of the Thousand Hills.
- The Kivu lake that runs between Rwanda and DR Congo is one of the deepest lakes in the world.
- About half of the entire world population of Mountain Gorillas
Rwanda is a tiny land locked Country in Central Africa. Also known as the land of thousand Hills. About 26 338sq.km with 12 million people living there.
Kigali is the capital.
The legendary Virunga Mountains are home to volcanoes, home to about half of the world's population of mountain gorillas. Not far from mountain range is one of the deepest lakes in the world, Lake Kivu.
Another Park that is worth a visit is the Akagera National Park.
Only Guided Safaris.
- - Mountain Gorilla Tracking in the Volcanoes National Park
- - Golden Monkeys
- - Lake Kivu – one of the deepest lake in the world
- - Sophisticated and Vibrant city of a thousand Hills – Kigali
- - Genocide Memorial in Kigali
- - Akagera National Park
- - Twin lakes of Buhondo & Burera
- - Lava Tunnels of the Musunga Caves
- - Dian Fossey’s research station and a visit to her grave
Tanzania - On trace of Gzimeks
Along the East coast of Africa lies this country with such diversity. From Mount Kilimanjaro to the Serengeti and Selous down to Stonetown and the spices of Zanzibar. One with the word Safari!
A picture-perfect mountain range.
Tanzania is a true summit experience with the Kibo and Mount Kilimanjaro.
Zanzibar - Tanzania's archipelago
Picturesque sandy beaches, exotic spices and a sensational old town.
The "Stone Town" makes Zanzibar so unique.
Along the East coast of Africa lies this country with such diversity.
From Mount Kilimanjaro to the Serengeti and Selous down to Stonetown and the spices of Zanzibar.
One with the word Safari! Tanganyika became independent in 1961 and in 1964 Tanzania was formed out of Tanganyika and Zanzibar merging after the island became independent in 1963.
The capital is Dodoma.
The Ngorongoro Crater, Serengeti National Park, Tarangire National Park, Lake Tanganyika and Manyara, and the local Maasai are awaiting you on a safari of a lifetime! Let us go back to our Roots in the Olduvai Gorge!
Guided safaris to the mainland only…
- Mount Kilimanjaro
- Ngorongoro Crater Game viewing
- The Serengeti and the Wildebeest Migration
- Soda lakes of the Great rift Valley
- Chimpanzee tracking at Mahale on the shores of Lake Tanganyika
- Island of Zanzibar with a visit to Stonetown and the Spice farms.
Seychelles - North Island, sustainable luxury
THE LUXURY- TRIP
Set foot on your own private island in the Seychelles. Infinite, exclusive space where the embrace of lush tropical palms and giant granite peaks dwarf your presence with their drama.
This is part of the Wilderness Collection.
The Republic of Seychelles is a cluster of 115 islands across 950 000 sq. km (366 000 sq. mi) of Indian Ocean off Africa’s east coast.
Lying just south of the equator and beyond the cyclone belt, surrounded by warm waters, Seychelles epitomizes the expression “tropical island paradise”.Set foot on your own private island in the Seychelles.
Infinite, exclusive space where the embrace of lush tropical palms and giant granite peaks dwarf your presence with their drama.
North Island epitomizes the freedom that complete privacy allows, extraordinary experiences, perfectly personalized to your preferences, and service that is generously bighearted. The Island’s abundance naturally extends to the luxury of choice that a peerless all-inclusive offering provides. Experience a true barefoot-luxury escape on North Island.
- Staying on North Island, a tropical paradise of Luxury and Conservation
- Diving in the Indian Ocean
- Stunning Beaches
- Amazing food
- Giant Tortoises and flying Foxes
ETHIOPIA- The cradle of humanity
The beautiful country in northeastern Africa is characterized by an eventful mix of history, culture and nature
9 places of UNESCO World Heritage and many cultures to discover.
Let's start the Ethiopia experience together.
- National parks such as Siemen Mountain are home to Ethiopian wolves.
- Cultural diversity. Numerous ethnic groups celebrate special rituals and their sacred buildings invite you to marvel. Li>
- Tisissat Falls, the Blue Nile Falls are among the largest in Africa.
Culture & Nature
In Ethiopia, you will not let go of unspoiled nature and cultural diversity.
Ethiopia is surely becoming a destination well worth the visit for the adventurist.
Experience Ethiopia, a land locked country devoid of western influence. Although Christianity reached these people long before it came to Europe, the hominid Fossils tells the story of the cradle of Humankind.
Luxury lodges, like we know them in Southern Africa are not yet part of the accommodation.
There is something for everyone in Ethiopia.
Ethiopia is characterized by its fascinating history. Nine places have been recognized by UNESCO as World Heritage Sites.
he barren salt plains of the Danakil Desert, the Obelisks of Ascum, Rock hewn Churches of Lalibela and Mount Erta Ale’s permanent lava Lake will be part of the stories to tell back home.
- Mount Erta Ale’s
- Omo valley
- Simien Mountains
- Ethiopian Wolf and Gelada Baboons
- Blue Nile Falls
- Sof Omar cave
- Gondar, The Camelot of Africa
- The Mursi, Hammer and Konso Tribes
CHAD - conservation close up.
Johann Louw "Chad is not for the fainthearted" - very hot and isolated.
But this pristine patch of earth is the true treasure trove of experiences.
- In this patch of earth many animals found a home.
- Visiting Zakouma National Park is a privilege to only a few visitors every year.
Camp Nomade is perfect in its simplicity and elegance, providing everything you need and nothing you don’t.
It is said by Johann Louw before we go on this incomparable journey together.
Very hot and Incredible remote makes the journey getting here an adventure in itself.
Walking among Savanna Buffalo and Lion, herds of antelope and thousands of birds. Our Camp at Camp Nomade is seasonal.
Zakouma is about connecting with and becoming part of conservation, not merely consuming wilderness.
Erected in the heart of Zakouma National Park’s prime wildlife viewing areas in season, Camp Nomade is perfect in its simplicity and elegance, providing everything you need and nothing you don’t.
The luxury of traveling to this untouched part of Africa lies in that you are part of an elite few to have experienced this.
Only on Guided, Signature safaris will you be able to explore this Extraordinary park with us.
- Zakouma National Park
- Your Safari Home - Camp Nomade
- Kordofan Giraffe
- Tiang and Roan Antelope
- Lions and Cheetah
- Savanna Buffalo
- African Parks success story protecting almost 500 Elephants in the park
Cape Town- exquisite experiences
The view of the mountain range of the Table Mountain National Park on Cape Town will never let you go again.
Together with us and our partners you will experience an unforgettable lifetime in the metropolis of Cape Town and the beautiful nature around it. Cape Town and the Cape of Good Hope, which lies south of the city, will inspire you.
We only travel with our clients to Cape Town and the surroundings. What makes this City very special is the people living there.
The city of diversity
From shopping to visiting Table Mountain or having a special Coffee overlooking the bay.
Our Partner and his team are dedicated to creating original tailored experiences unlike anything else, that allow an introduction to Cape Town while offering access to the inspiring artist, eateries and local legends who call it home.
This is the future of lifestyle travel and you’re guaranteed to feel less like a tourist, and more like you’re spending time with friends.
Having stepped beyond the ordinary, we don’t want visitors to Cape Town to limit their time only to iconic attractions and recognized restaurants, without truly engaging with the people who make this country special.
There is more to travel, and these out of the box experiences enable guests to not only see Cape Town like a local but also with a local, meeting as many of the Mother’s City’s charismatic characters as possible.“a place is only as good as the people you know in it, It’s the people that makes the place”“ - Pittacus Lore
- Reconnect with Nature
- Porsche Driving with Michelle Hambly-Grobler
- An Afternoon with Political and Editorial Cartoonist, Zapiro
- Join Ozzy for his Sunset Appreciation Masterclass
- Private Concert with Slow Jack
- Horse Riding on Noordhoek Beach
- Do Cape Town on two Wheels
- Mouthwatering Gourmet Picnics
- Scuba and Shark Diving
- Talk Fashion with Adrian Heneke
- Food Jamming with Jade de Waal
- Street Art with Legendary Graffiti Artist Mak1one
- Sommelier on Board with Brent Bartlett
- Whale watching with a Marine Biologist
- Cape Town Nightlife
- Coffee with Ozzy (This is a must!!)
- Experience Cape Town from the air in a Helicopter.