With Africa’s lovely landscapes and exotic wildlife, a safari is every photographer’s dream come true. Kujwana is owned and run by P J and Barney Bestelink, the couple who pioneered using holidays within the nation. The itinerary contains the capital Windhoek, Okonjima, Etosha Nationwide Park, Sossusvlei and Damaraland, staying in a single day at a mixture of lodges, tented camps and desert campsites.
Sasakwa Lodge, the company’s flagship property, is an Edwardian manor located on a Tanzanian hilltop; Faru Faru Lodge is about in an enchanted forest beside the Grumeti river; and Sabora Tented Camp, with its air-conditioned Bedouin tents, is down on the plains the place the action is.
Overlooking the decrease Zambezi Nationwide Park, it comes absolutely self-contained and staffed with a number and hostess, information, chef and housekeeping group, allowing you complete freedom to plan your days. Accompanied by a information, an armed scout and a tea bearer, you follow elephant paths and sport trails across South Luangwa Nationwide Park, staying in a single day at unique small bush camps (six company most).
• Seven-day horse safari from £773pp, inc all meals, transport and airport transfers, with Far Aspect Africa (0131 315 2464, ). Every meal, from elaborate five-course tasters to bonfires and braais, takes place in a special setting on the reserve or on the three renovated Dutch Cape farm houses.
A seven-night riding vacation at Kujwana Camp costs from £5,080 with African Explorations (01367 850566; ). Test in at Selati Camp to look for the Massive 5, then fly direct from Nelspruit to Vilanculos for a 15-minute heli-hop to Azura Benguerra Island Lodge in Mozambique.