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Africa From All Angles

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25-Aug-2023 Karl Page

Africa From All Angles

Explore Africa from the very best angles

There are no other continents quite like Africa. A tapestry of colour and culture, Africa is a collection of incredible countries, all with something unique and exceptional to offer. From the rainforests of Rwanda , where you can see mountain gorillas in the wild, to the plains of Kenya, there are a range of amazing sights to experience here.

Whether you want to get a bird's eye view of one of the world's most impressive waterfalls or travel by rail across wine regions and game reserves, read this guide to find the best luxury African holiday for you and unlock this spectacular continent from a new angle.

Travelling Africa by Train

When it comes to landscapes, it's hard to find any destination that can rival Africa. A patchwork of cultures and countries, Africa has many sides, from sandy desert landscapes to lush rainforests and modern cities to tropical beaches. If you want to take in more than one side of Africa on a holiday, then why not consider a luxury rail holiday? This way, you'll be able to enjoy luxury service whilst you sweep across the changing and breathtaking landscapes of Africa.

If you're looking for a luxury holiday in South Africa, then you should consider a trip on the world-famous Rovos Rail. One of the world's most magnificent rail journeys, the Rovos Rail was established in 1989 and since then has offered stunning trips across Africa, winding through countries including South Africa, Botswana and Zimbabwe. Onboard, you'll be able to enjoy the highest level of service, with a 24-hour butler service, luxury suites, and a wood-panelled design that's nothing like any train interior you've seen before.
Aerial view of the Zambezi River in Botswana, Africa
Aerial view of the Zambezi River in Botswana, Africa

Travelling Africa by Boat

Africa is home to some of the world's most impressive waterways, from the world's longest river to one of the world's largest waterfalls. And, if you are travelling to Africa in order to experience its incredible wildlife, you'll likely already know that river banks and waterholes are some of the very best places to do so. When you consider all of this, it's no wonder that seeing Africa by boat on a luxury cruise holiday offers you one of its very best angles.

For a unique experience, instead of staying on dry land, take to the Zambezi River and enjoy the luxury floating hotel that is the Zambezi Queen. The beauty of the Zambezi Queen is that it's both a hotel and a houseboat at the same time, offering you a chance to coast between Botswana and Namibia, with a wide range of daily activities to enjoy. You won't need to leave the boat to enjoy, as the top deck includes a plunge pool and loungers, bar and dining area, perfect for looking over the surrounding landscapes and taking in the natural world.
Aerial view of Victoria Falls on the Zambezi River
Aerial view of Victoria Falls on the Zambezi River

Travelling Africa by Air

For one of the most unique angles on any destination - look to get airborne. Whether by helicopter or private charter plane, you'll be able to see the amazing landscapes, flora and fauna from a unique vantage point. By coasting through the air, you'll have a unique and intimate experience, being able to experience the natural beauty of Africa without disturbing it.
One of the best helicopter experiences to enjoy in Africa is a trip over Victoria Falls. As one of the world's largest waterfalls, Victoria Falls is a sight to behold and is best seen from the air. Towering at over 100 metres tall and over a kilometre and a half wide, this monolith is one of the world's finest natural attractions and experiencing it from the air is exceptional.
Or, why not consider a fly-in safari? There is no better place on Earth for a safari holiday, and with a fly-in safari, you'll be able to access remote areas to see some of the local residents in their natural habitats away from civilisation. From elephants to lions and leopards to zebras, there are plenty of fantastic creatures to see on the African continent.

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Travelling Africa by Road

When it comes to visiting Africa on four wheels, it's not just exploring by road you can look forward to, but you can also get off-road as well. With four-by-four and game drives to enjoy, you'll be taken into the heart of national parks and game reserves by professional guides to see some of the amazing wildlife that graces the continent. Most people who visit here aspire to see the famous Big Five - lions, leopards, elephants, buffalo and rhinos - but there are plenty of incredible animals to see, and they can often be best tracked and witnessed on four wheels.

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Cheetahs with a 4x4 in the background
As a luxury travel agency, , we're always on hand to help craft your dream holiday itinerary. Whether you're hoping to see Victoria Falls on a romantic helicopter review or want to experience one of the world's best rail holidays on a luxury holiday to Africa, , we're on hand to make your dreams come true.
Want to stoke the fires of your wanderlust? Our online luxury travel blog is filled with a wealth of destination advice and first-hand travel guides, perfect for helping you choose your next holiday.
Karl Page

Karl Page

Digital Experience Manager

With a genuine love for all things travel, I love exploring new destinations and discovering something new, gaining a wealth of experience in luxury holidays along the way.

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