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Lion World Travel - Luxury African Safaris

Lion World Travel

Renowned for destination expertise of over 55 years, we are one of North America's largest operators to Africa. With a sole focus on Africa, we offer extraordinary experiences across the continent and our experienced specialists will work with you to create your dream safari vacation.

  • Exclusive member pricing on independent pre-packaged or tailor-made itineraries
  • Supported by our expert teams in North America & Africa
  • Spectacular game viewing at Africa's finest lodges and game reserves
  • Intimate travel in small groups

How to book: Start with the packages below, check prices based on when you'd like to travel, call to customize.

Call 1-888-292-4885 to start your journey today!

Packaged Safaris, Customized to Meet Your Needs

Exclusive Costco Member Affordable Luxury Safaris

Kirkland Signature Botswana Safari

12 days from $19,500*

  • Includes meerkat experience and a secret sleepout under the stars
  • Stay at the remarkable Jacks Camp, Xigera Camp and Chobe Game Lodge
  • Plentiful game drives to view wildlife in varying habitats
  • Champagne breakfast, Massage and more!
  • The ultimate Botswana Luxury safari

* Price includes airfare from New York (JFK Airport) or Washington D.C. (IAD Airport) to Cape Town via Johannesburg, fuel surcharges, Government taxes, departure fees and September 11th Security fee.

Ultimate Kenya and Tanzania

9 days from $9,720

  • Guided market day visit
  • Visit the local Maasai Village
  • Amazing “Big Five” sightings in open-vehicle safaris
  • Evening sundowners as the sun sets over the African skies
  • Intimate guided walks, bird watching and stargazing

Exceptional South Africa

10 Days from $4,699*

  • Includes international airfare
  • Wine tasting and blending experience in the Cape Winelands
  • Enjoy a delectable dinner at Camissa Restaurant offering unbeatable views of the harbor and Table Mountain
  • Go on a midday or sunset cruise at Marataba for a water safari to see Africa's majestic wildlife from the  the water’s edge

* Price includes airfare from New York or Washington D.C. to Cape Town via Johannesburg, fuel surcharges, Government taxes, departure fees and September 11th Security fee.

Best of South Africa

10 days from $3,999*

  • Includes international airfare
  • High Tea and Massage experiences - exclusive for Costco members
  • Magnificent wildlife game viewing at the Kapama Private Game Reserve
  • Complimentary 5-star Kapama lodge upgrades on every 2020 departure

* Price includes airfare from New York to Cape Town via Johannesburg, fuel surcharges, Government taxes, departure fees and September 11th Security fee.

Platinum Botswana

8 days from $9,270

  • Aerial views of wildlife from your small bush plane
  • Enjoy your very own private plunge pool
  • View wildlife from the underground hide, just 20 minutes from camp
  • Glide leisurely in a mokoro (dugout canoe) along the canals of the Okavango
  • Take a sunset boat safari on the Chobe River

Kirkland Signature South Africa Safari

14 days from $13,410*

  • Includes international airfare
  • Sleep in luxurious treehouses in two countries
  • Take exciting helicopter flights to the Drakensburg Mountains and Grootbos Private Nature Reserve
  • Private winelands tour by vintage car
  • Exceptional game drives at Kapama Private Game Reserve

* Price includes airfare from New York to Cape Town via Johannesburg, fuel surcharges, Government taxes, departure fees and September 11th Security fee.

Botswana in Style

9 days from $6,570

  • Explore the Chobe River on a lunchtime cruise
  • Indulge in a sundowner at a private location
  • Enjoy Private dinners in special locations in Chobe National Park and the Okavango Delta
  • Glide leisurely in a mokoro (dugout canoe) along the canals of the Okavango
  • Explore the Okavango Delta on guided nature walks for exceptional bird watching

Discover Tanzania

10 days from $4,899*

  • Includes international airfare
  • Enjoy a picnic on the floor of the Ngorongoro Crater, a remnant of an ancient volcano
  • Scenic safari drives to view untamed African wildlife roaming through great game reserves
  • Stay in luxury accommodations

* Price includes airfare from Washington D.C. to Kilimanjaro via Addis Ababa, fuel surcharges, Government taxes, departure fees and September 11th Security fee.

African Dream Honeymoon

12 days from $7,110

  • Enjoy a gourmet sunset picnic from the summit of Table Mountain
  • Indulge in a relaxing couples spa treatment
  • Enjoy a romantic dinner in Mozambique
  • Be pampered at the Dulini River Lodge

 

Best of Kenya

8 days from $2250

  • Breakfast served on the banks of the river
  • The Ark overlooks a floodlit waterhole and salt lick. So as not to miss any animal sightings, the resident guide will buzz your room when special animals come to the waterhole.
  • On morning and afternoon game drives photographic opportunities abound as you seek out elephant, lion, leopard, cheetah, plains game and more.
  • View over one million flamingos at the shimmering pink Lake Nakuru

Best of Botswana

10 days from $6,669*

  • Includes international airfare
  • View the extraordinary local Bushman rock art, some as old as 1,500 years
  • Enjoy spacious deluxe tented rooms with private plunge pools
  • Glide leisurely in a mokoro (dugout canoe) along the canals of the Okavango
  • Explore the Okavango Delta on guided nature walks

* Price includes airfare from New York or Washington D.C. to Johannesburg, fuel surcharges, Government taxes, departure fees and September 11th Security fee.

Best of Cape Town and Botswana

12 days from $5,699*

  • Includes international airfare
  • Take a mokoro canoe ride to get up close to wildlife in the Okavango Delta
  • Witness massive herds of elephants in Chobe National Park
  • Explore the beautiful city of Cape Town

* Price includes airfare from New York to Cape Town via Johannesburg, fuel surcharges, Government taxes, departure fees and September 11th Security fee.

Kenya Exclusive Tented Safari

9 days from $5,669

  • Light aircraft transfers to Amboseli National Park and Samburu National Reserve
  • Game drives, walks, sunset drinks and bush meals take place inside Amboseli National Park
  • While in the Maasai Mara, stay at the exclusive five-star Mara Explorer Camp offering 10 luxurious tents and personal butler
  • Candle-lit dinners under the vast African sky

The Pearl of Africa

14 days from $8,550

  • Savor a gourmet dinner at the award-winning Azure Restaurant
  • Escorted tour of the battlefields in KwaZulu-Natal
  • View the extraordinary local Bushman rock art, some as old as 10,000 years
  • Relax on a magnificent luxury train journey as you gaze at scenic countryside views

Namibian Adventure

10 days from $8,999

  • Discover towering desert dunes
  • Visit Etosha’s enormous salt pan and waterholes
  • Sleeping on your rooftop under clear night skies
  • Open vehicle safaris as you go in search of abundant wildlife
  • Quad biking through the desert

Savanna in Style

11 days from $5,850*

  • Includes international airfare
  • Explore Cape Town’s magnificent scenery, vibrant culture and exciting food scene
  • Stay in luxurious accommodations in Cape Town and on safari
  • Experience exciting morning and afternoon safaris on close encounters with a large variety of wildlife

* Price includes airfare from New York or Washington D.C. to Cape Town via Johannesburg, fuel surcharges, Government taxes, departure fees and September 11th Security fee.

South Africa in Absolute Style

10 days from $3,999*

  • Includes international airfare
  • Table Mountain and Cape Peninsula Day Tour
  • Wine tasting and blending experience in the Cape Winelands
  • Wildlife game viewing, including a night drive at Thornybush Private Reserve

* Price includes airfare from New York to Cape Town via Johannesburg, fuel surcharges, Government taxes, departure fees and September 11th Security fee.

Platinum Tanzania

9 days from $11,699

  • Experience an unforgettable hot air balloon safari (weather dependent)
  • Visit a local Maasai Village
  • Enjoy a relaxing spa treatment at the lodge of your choice
  • Scenic safari drives to view untamed African wildlife roaming through great game reserves

Make Travel Matter in South Africa

12 days from $8,599*

  • Includes international airfare
  • Private dinner with Christo Brand, Nelson Mandela’s prison warden
  • Take a tour to visit local community projects
  • Experience the wonderful raw energy of Cape Town’s Townships
  • Visit the Cradle Nature Reserve for an Anti-Snare Poaching Conservation Experience

* Price includes airfare from New York or Washington D.C. to Cape Town via Johannesburg, fuel surcharges, Government taxes, departure fees and September 11th Security fee.

Tented Safari in Style

10 days from $4,499*

  • Includes international airfare
  • Take a picturesque drive to view the Cape Peninsula scenery
  • Wine tasting and blending experience in the Cape Winelands
  • Enjoy an interactive cooking lesson in the bush

* Price includes airfare from New York to Cape Town via Johannesburg, fuel surcharges, Government taxes, departure fees and September 11th Security fee.

Zimbabwe Safari in Style

9 days from $5,670

  • Close sightings of Africa's wildlife
  • A leisurely cruise along the Zambezi River
  • Nightly sundowners in the African bush
  • Visit the Victoria Falls and its surrounding rain forests
  • Morning and afternoon game drives

Tanzanian Highlights

9 days from $3,510

  • Explore the Ngorongoro Crater, a caldera and home to the densest concentration of animals in Africa
  • Enjoy a picnic on the floor of the Ngorongoro Crater
  • Experience thrilling encounters with Africa's “Big Five” and other wildlife on safari game drives

The Royal Treatment

11 days from $11,700

  • Private wine tasting at Birkenhead House Hotel
  • Take a picturesque drive to view the Cape Peninsula scenery
  • Private wine tasting experience in the picturesque Cape Winelands
  • Morning and afternoon safaris provide awesome close encounters of Africa’s wildlife

Tanzania in the Footsteps of the Migration

9 days from $5,490

  • Fly to Tarangire and Serengeti
  • Sleep in an elevated treehouse
  • Candlelit dinner under the stars
  • Picnic lunch on the floor of the Ngorongoro Crater
  • Enjoy an optional Ngorongoro Nature Walk
  • Close encounters with Africa’s wildlife in open safari vehicles