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Jewel of Africa Safaris is a family owned, South African, luxury tour operator offering you effortless access to personalized, tailor-made safaris in Southern and East Africa.

Latest Safaris & Tours
Experience a once-in-a-lifetime completely immersive private trekking boat safari in the Okavango Delta, which will get you close to both the water and wildlife of this magical wilderness region.
9 Days 8 Nights
Your first-choice Botswana photographic safari offers unrivalled photographic experiences in three of the must-visit destinations, Chobe, Okavango Delta and Central Kalahari.
11 Days 10 nights
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Botswana offers amazing contrasts, scenic splendor, and with around 40% of its land devoted to wildlife preservation, luxury African safari lovers can savor some of the finest game viewing in the world. It also subsequently offers a range of top-rated luxury safari lodges. As premier rated tour operators for Southern Africa luxury safaris, here is our choice of the top luxury safari lodges in Botswana for 2020. Mashatu Private Game Reserve, Tuli Block: Mashatu Euphorbia Villas  Opening in June 2020, Euphorbia Villasis the new flagship lodge of the privately owned, Mashatu

Much has been written and spoken about Africa’s ‘Big 5’. They are the five species of animals that are deemed to be the prize sightings when on safari - Elephant, Lion, Rhino, Buffalo and the usually very elusive Leopard. It is said that if you haven’t seen them all you haven’t completed your safari experience and so as an avid wildlife enthusiast you will keep travelling on safari until you have. This is not so easy for international travellers journeying to Africa for what may be just a ‘once in a lifetime’ safari experience

As a prospective traveller to Africa embarking on one of the most thrilling international vacation experiences, an African safari, you have a couple of choices, a standard African safari, or a luxury African safari. So what is the difference? In this article we look at what makes an African safari a luxury African safari? After all (and make no mistake about this) if you use a preferred tour operator in the Southern African region, whichever you choose will be a good experience, but if you prefer to go first class all the way, you can chooses a luxury safari experience

What should I pack for a luxury African safari? Note the emphasis in this frequently asked question is on the word luxury. This article is not designed as a survival guide for those wishing to really rough it in the African veld. No ‘billy cans’ or lightweight food packs will be on this list. As we’re in the luxury African safari business we thought it would be more helpful to our customers to know what to pack for this type of experience, so here are eight packing essentials for a luxury African safari