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For $58,000, The Best Safari For The Time Challenged Traveler

By Laurie Werner - 31st March 2019

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I’ve always thought that if you go on safari in Africa and don’t feel a five year old’s sense of discovery and excitement, you should re-examine your life. The primal thrill of this experience, of wildlife in their natural habitat in the lush environment of Africa has so much power that it blanks any other man made experience.

But the challenge is selecting where to go and having enough time to explore as much as you want. This year, the perfectionist, detail-oriented U.K. and U.S. based bespoke travel organizer The Explorations Company has come up with a solution: the ultimate 14 night/15 day private jet safari that hits all of the major bases in destinations including those that by normal means are hard or impossible to reach.

The projected trip starts with three nights during the wildebeest migration in the Serengeti in Legendary Safari Camp's private mobile tented camp in the Maswa private concession before flying on to a night in Brazzaville, the capital of the Republic of Congo, and an evening with the Sapeurs, a cultural group who are local celebrities for their vibrant fashion and overall sense of style.  From the capital, guests go on to gorilla trekking with the western lowland gorilla in the Congo Republic's Odzala Kokouaka National Park for three nights also in the exclusive use Ngaga Camp.

Afterward, heading south, there’s an overnight in Livingstone, Zambia at the Royal Livingstone Hotel with a private tour of Victoria Falls. Three nights in the otherworldly, remote Boulders Camp in the desert in Namibia, a tented camp surrounded by massive granite rocks, are followed by three nights in Botswana. Botswana’s dense Okavango Delta is like candyland for safari fans with sightings of all of the Big Five wildlife. At Wilderness Safaris’ camp Vumbura Plains, there are several ways to see them—in traditional safari vehicles on land, in wooden boats called mokoros in the channels that cut through the land, in walking safaris. The wildlife concentration is so prodigious that often all you have to do is observe from your tent’s plunge pool as animals walk by.

Do the entire route and you have a comprehensive African experience. Plus, with flights on a Citation 350 jet, private light plane charter or helicopter, you don’t waste time in transit—the best way to do a safari. (Price: $58,000 each for a group of six.)

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