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African Itineraries

Discover Southern Africa

Luxury Tours of Africa

Every journey we plan is unique. Every journey is magical

“The greatest reward and luxury of travel is to be able to experience everyday things as if for the first time, to be in a position in which almost nothing is so familiar it is taken for granted” – Bill Bryson

We have hand-selected nine fantastic tours that let you explore the different corners of southern Africa, that let you experience the land and its people in a variety of ways – whether from the seat of a luxury train or beside the Victoria Falls. All of these tours include a few nights at Ellerman House and can be tailor-made to suit your exact needs. Enquire with us for more information and to start planning your African holiday of a lifetime.

A Rejuvenating Rendezvous

Cape Town, Franschhoek and Zambia

Start this 8-night trip at our home, Ellerman House, for three nights before spending two nights in the historic town of Franschhoek in one of the Leeu Collection’s boutique properties. After that, stay on the Zambezi at the Royal Chundu River Lodge for three nights.

South Africa to Mauritius Tour

Johannesburg, Rovos Rail, Cape Town and Mauritius

You’ll get a feel for the finer things that Africa has to offer on this 11-night itinerary. Experience city life in two of South Africa’s main cities and experience a trip aboard one of the most luxurious trains in the world. Round things off with a tropical getaway in the Indian Ocean island of Mauritius

South African Delights Tour

Johannesburg, Madikwe Game Reserve, Cape Town, De Hoop Nature Reserve

Enjoy everything that South Africa has to offer starting in Johannesburg. Then charter to Madikwe Game Reserve. After your safari, fly to Cape Town to stay at Ellerman House. To end your trip of a lifetime you will then travel to De Hoop Nature Reserve.

Luxury African Honeymoon

Cape Town, Kruger and Mozambique

Romance is in the air. Whether you’re on honeymoon or simply looking for an adventure with pizzazz. Start your journey in Cape Town then move on to a Big 5 safari experience in the exclusive Sabi Sand Private Game Reserve and end at the idyllic Azura Lodge in Mozambique, where you’ll be spoiled with your own butler and private helicopter charters to and from the airport.

The Art of Travel

Cape Town, Stellenbosch and Sabi Sand

The art of travel tour takes you from one artistic experience in South Africa to the next, starting at Ellerman House. Then take a drive to the Cape Winelands to spend two nights in the Stellenbosch Valley at Delaire Graff before adding a few nights at Singita Boulders lodge in the Sabi Sand Reserve to the itinerary.

Cape Town, Botswana & Victoria Falls Tour

Cape Town, Botswana and Victoria Falls

On this 10-day tour you’ll get to experience the best of Southern Africa, with Cape Town, Botswana and Zambia on the itinerary. Spend the first few nights in Cape Town with day trips to nearby sights such as the Cape Winelands, Table Mountain and Cape Point. Then head into the wilderness of Botswana for a truly remote safari and continue on to the banks of the Zambezi River, close to the mighty Victoria Falls.

Cape Town to Kalahari Safari Tour

Winelands, Cape Town and Kalahari

This Safari tour from Cape Town to Kalahari includes more than just the Kalahari, but the vast red sands will no doubt stand out on this African adventure. The itinerary takes you from the world-class Delaire Graff in the Cape Winelands to the city of Cape Town, where you’ll wake up every day to views of the Atlantic Ocean, and it ends in South Africa’s largest private game reserve in the heart of the Southern Kalahari, for a safari experience with a difference.

Best of Southern Africa Tour

Cape Town, Kruger and Victoria Falls

This 12-night tour offers more than just a taste of Southern Africa. It starts in Cape Town, where natural beauty meets cosmopolitan city life. This is followed by a luxury safari in the exclusive Sabi Sand and ends at Zambia’s first Relais & Châteaux property… Royal Chundu, on the banks of the Zambezi River.

Best of Africa Luxury Tour

Cape Town, Kenya and the Seychelles

Africa is a landscape full of diversity. With the latest additions in air connectivity you can now experience the very best across the continent in an 11-night itinerary. Combine a city escape in Cape Town frequently dubbed the best city in the world, with the roaring wildlife action of Kenya’s Maasai Mara, topped off with the tranquility of the world’s most exclusive private island in the Seychelles.

Your Adventure Awaits


Inspired by Africa to travel further and experience more? Choose from our hand selected itineraries or allow us to create a luxury trip of your dream African destinations. Experience all corners of this glorious continent, its people, landscapes and wildlife from the seat of a luxury train or high above the plateaus as you fly over the mists of the mighty Victoria Falls.

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