Southern Africa

Southern Africa offers stunning scenery, some of the World’s best safaris, unique and luxurious lodges, and memories that are sure to last a lifetime.
We  warn you to be careful as Southern Africa is addictive. You might find yourself going back over and over again.

Botswana offers some of the best and most private game viewing in all of Africa. The Okavango Delta has been the focus of numerous wildlife documentaries
due to the outstanding game viewing, safaris, and unique camps. In addition to terrific wildlife, Botswana sets itself apart by regulating the number
of camps that are built. The exclusive game drives and lodges offer stunning animal sightings with very few people.

Namibia has some of the most wild, desolate, and uninhabited areas in Africa – it is stunningly beautiful. The World’s largest sand dunes, the beautiful
Skeleton Coast, and unique game viewing all make Namibia a wonderful destination. Namibia can be toured as a destination by itself or combined with
Botswana and/or South Africa.

South Africa is home to the stunning beauty of Cape Town, tasty wine regions, Johannesburg, terrific game viewing and amazing lodges in Kruger National
Park and the surrounding Sabi Sands area. Many of the best hotels and game lodges are located in South Africa.

Zambia is home to Victoria Falls, one of the 7 natural wonders of the World. Victoria Falls is one of the most beautiful waterfalls in the World and is
located on the border of Zambia and Zimbabwe along the Zambezi River. There are excellent hotels and lodges on the Zambian side as well as a tremendous
amount of activities. Zambia also offers terrific game viewing and beautiful accommodation. Zambia is quickly growing in popularity as a great safari

Chances are your international flight will land in Johannesburg or Cape Town. There are flights to South Africa from Atlanta, New York, Washington D.C., London, Paris, Dubai, and a number of other cities in Europe, Asia, and Australia. From South Africa, it is very easy to fly to Botswana, Namibia, Victoria Falls, Zambia, Malawi, and Mozambique.
The time of year to visit Southern Africa depends on where you want to go and what you want to do. Most of Southern Africa is great year-round; however, if there is a specific activity you desire, please contact one of our Southern Africa specialists who can assist you with more information.
Travelers looking to see animals in their natural habitats in luxurious accommodation will enjoy a trip to Southern Africa. South Africa is the most luxurious. Botswana is the most private. Namibia offers sand dunes, coastline, and indigenous tribes, while Zambia offers walking safaris and great value.
Some of our favorite things to do include: Linara Travel designs each safari to your specific desires. Please contact one of our Safari Specialists to assist in your plans. With firsthand knowledge and experience at the best camps and lodges, our staff can make sure your safari is everything you dream it could be and more!!! Excursions include game drives in open 4x4 vehicles, mokoros (dug-out canoes), boating, walking safaris, night drives, hot-air ballooning, cultural excursions, swimming, snorkeling, scuba diving, elephant riding, horse riding, and more.
  • We have specially negotiated rates which makes it cheaper than booking direct.
  • We’ve stayed at each of the lodges so that we can create the best itineraries for you.
  • We have special relationships with lodges which result in special amenities and special access to areas.
  • Our team is regularly recognized by such publications as Conde Nast Traveler and Travel + Leisure as experts in our destinations.