How we plan your safari
At &Beyond Africa, the unforgettable adventures that we create for you explore the continent’s wilderness places and natural highlights. Each safari is tailormade just for you, ensuring that your trip meets and exceeds your expectations. The in-depth knowledge and experience of our Africa experts is at your disposal to plan a journey that is individualised according to your tastes and interests.
Meticulously planned, our trips are all about making dreams come true (even the impossible ones). Our experts take your travel wishes and use their destination knowledge, broad network of contacts and first-hand experiences to turn them into journeys that explore the heart and soul of Africa.
Step 1: Contact us
STEP 1: CONTACT US
Before we can plan your great adventure, we want to hear about you. It doesn't matter how much or how little you know about Africa. Simply tell us your interests and we'll match them with the ideal things to see and do.
There's something for everyone - wildlife enthusiasts will be delighted by Africa's many Big Five safari areas. History buffs will be spoiled for choice on South Africa's Boer War battlefields and among the rich reminders of the past on the island of Zanzibar. Adrenalin seekers can indulge in white water rafting, bungee jumping, shark cage diving or a dozen other thrilling activities. Food and wine lovers can explore the renowned wine estates and cheese farms of South Africa's Cape Province.All you need to do to begin planning your African adventure is fill in our enquiry form. To make it easier for you, we have made a few suggestions that might describe what you want to do while you're in Africa. If none of these is quite what you're looking for, simply fill in what you're interested in under the additional comments field. You can also add your budget and travel dates, if you know these already. Don't worry, you can be as specific or as vague as you want - it's up to us to take your information and create the ideal itinerary for you.
If you don't like filling in forms, you're also welcome to phone us +27 11 809 4300 or send us an email. No matter which way you contact us safaris@andBeyond.com, we promise we'll get back to you within 24 hours.
Step 2: Planning your itinerary
STEP 2: PLANNING YOUR ITINERARY
Once you've told us a little about what you like, we'll put together a suggested itinerary that takes your interests into account. We'll send it to you so you can look through it and read the information about the places that you will stay and their attractions. If there's anything you're not sure about, simply ask us. Our experts have travelled extensively throughout Africa and are happy to share their first-hand knowledge about any place to want to see. Simply tell us what you like and what you don't, and we'll adjust your itinerary until you're completely happy.
Step 3: Making your booking
STEP 3: MAKING YOUR BOOKING
Once you are completely satisfied with our suggestions, you can give us the go-ahead to book your trip. And that's the last time that you'll need to worry about any aspect of your journey. We'll take care of everything, from booking hotel rooms to planning travel routes, organising transportation within Africa and providing guides who will take care of you on your adventure. All the logistics of travel will be taken care of seamlessly.
As you arrive at the airport, there will be a friendly face waiting to welcome you and escort you to your hotel. If you have a plane, we'll make sure you're there on time and that there's someone waiting for you at your destination. If you want to travel by road, we'll arrange a car and maps for you.
Step 4: Enjoy your African adventure
STEP 4: ENJOY YOUR AFRICAN ADVENTURE
Depart on your unforgettable African journey safe in the knowledge that we are only a phone call away if there is anything you need. As we have bases throughout Africa, we are constantly available if you want to change anything about your trip or if something doesn't go exactly as planned.
Step 5: Start planning your next trip
STEP 5: START PLANNING YOUR NEXT TRIP
Now that you're addicted, it's time to begin planning your next adventure! Africa is such a vast continent, with so many different landscapes, attractions and things to do, that each trip is bound to be a fresh and exciting experience.