Now’s the time to book an East African safari adventure—you’ll get excellent game sightings and even better value.

By Lisa Cheng
Updated: January 24, 2017
Saruni Samburu, one of two lodges on Extraordinary Journeys’ Kenya itinerary.
Steve Mann-Saruni Samburu


Get 31 percent off from Abercrombie & Kent, a venerated outfitter that will get you close to elephants in the Okavango Delta, set up a Chobe River cruise, and arrange stays in five-star lodges.

The Deal includes:
• Seven nights on safari: three nights at Sanctuary Stanley’s Camp; two nights at Duba Expedition Camp; and two nights at Chobe Chilwero
• One night’s accommodations in Johannesburg
• Internal airfare
• Daily game drives
• Park fees
• Return airport transfers

Cost: $6,440 per person, double, including meals.
Booking details: book by December 31 for travel from January 11 – March 31.


Get 30 percent off from Extraordinary Journeys, whose exclusive, two-part trip kicks off in the semiarid Samburu National Reserve—the only place where you’ll find Grevy’s zebras and reticulated giraffes—before heading to Masai Mara.

The Deal includes:
• Six nights at two premium camps
• A half-hour massage
• A Wings of Kenya coffee table book

Cost: From $3,570 per person, double, including meals.
Booking details: Book by March 1 for travel through May 30.


Get 33 percent off from andBeyond: they’ll organize a week-long tour among their most popular lodges, so that you can see everything from rare topi antelope to tree-climbing lions.

The Deal includes:
• Seven nights split among three of the company’s most popular lodges
• Bottle of sparkling wine upon arrival
• Three meals daily, including house wines and beer
• Inter-camp flights
• Daily game drives, including park fees
• Emergency evacuation service

Cost: $6,365 per person, double, all-inclusive.
Booking details: Book by December 31 for travel from January 1 – February 28.

Courtesy of andBeyond

South Africa

Get 30 percent off from Virgin Limited Edition. You’ll track the Big Five in the Sabi Sands Game Reserve, then retreat to Richard Branson’s Ulusaba Private Game Reserve.

The Deal includes:
• Three nights at Virgin Limited Edition camps
• Two 90-minute massages on the house
• Twice daily game drives

Cost: From $1,350 per person, double, including meals.
Booking details: Book by March 18. Available lodges include Safari Lodge, Rock Lodge, and Cliff Lodge.


Get 30 percent off from Norman Carr Safaris, the pioneer of high-end walking safaris who latest camp, Chinzombo, is set right on the wildlife-packed Luangwa River.

The Deal includes:
• Four nights in one of Chinzombo’s six villas, each with a private plunge pool
• A complimentary foot massage
• Return airport transfers
• Laundry service
• Twice daily game drives

Cost: $2,520 per person, including meals.
Booking details: Book by February 1 for travel through May 15. Use code T + L Deals

South Africa

Get 30 percent off from African Travel, Inc., which will take you to see penguin colonies at the Cape of Good Hope, sip Chenin Blanc in Stellenbosch, and go on wildlife drives in Kruger National Park.

The Deal includes:
• Seven nights throughout South Africa plus two at Victoria Falls

Cost: $4,654 per person, double, including many meals.
Booking details: Travel by December 31. Use code ATC551