From the Classic to the Cutting Edge
Today with the ease of the Internet, savvy travelers can book chic digs around the world at the touch of a button. But there’s more to Africa than what you can find on a Google search. Let us craft you an itinerary at the best basecamps, with the most unbelievable wildlife, and five-star guides you can trust—far from the tourist track. First, pick your style. Then we’ll use over 25 years of experience to pitch you the trip of your dreams, including all the gritty details like transfers and visas. The only thing left up to you will be packing your bags.
Classic under-canvas camps are the heart and soul of what we are about at Outside GO. These are the outposts where Hemingway would have preferred to take his coffee, where the visceral safari lifestyle comes alive in every aspect. Here, only the thin canvas of your tent separates you from the rumbles of wildlife passing through the night. Find yourself fully immersed in the earthiness of the African savannah for an experience unlike any other at our favorite tented camps.
The safari camp of old has evolved into what, for some, is a much more approachable way to enjoy the delights of the African wild. Modern touches provide an air of elegance to our hand-picked luxe lodges to make you feel like the explorer of an entirely different time. Expect luxurious touches like plunge pools, thatched roofs (combined with contemporary sliding glass doors), and whimsical details added just for your delight.
LIGHT + MOBILE
If adventure is the name of your game, look no further than our favorite fly camps. You’ll arrive at camp after a day in the bush, ready to kick back and enjoy a meal cooked over the campfire. A tent pitched just for you holds nothing more than the basics—ensuring your every need is met while not stealing the show from the natural elements around you. Combined with a stay at any of our other types of camps, this is a great way to add a dose of adventure to your African story.
WILD & REMOTE
In 1993, the owners of Outside GO founded the Bush Homes of East Africa; an association of private ranches, intimate lodges, luxury tented camps, coastal retreats, bush camps, and small upcountry estates in Kenya. These amazing historic properties were built in the 19th century when Europeans first began settling in Africa and are located on private land and in conservation areas near or adjacent to famous national parks and game reserves. Today, a few of the descendants of those who made this beautiful, fertile land their home still live here—and they’ve opened their doors to us.
If staying in one place isn’t for you, consider one of our expedition safaris. You’ll walk through the bush between a combination of camps, from mobile tents to elegant bush homes steeped in history. These expeditions are a marvel of planning between different outposts and top-notch guides, making them the only trips we embark on on specific dates. Keep an eye out for our newest offerings, such as our Kenyan walking safari that takes you via horseback through the northern rangelands.
KENYA, EAST AFRICA
In 1993, Outside GO founded the Bush Homes of East Africa. If the African safaris of old beckon to you, this is your ticket for a bit of time travel.
from $7,450 pp 10 Days/9 Nights $745/Day
TANZANIA, EAST AFRICA
As ultra-plush takes over the Safari Circuit, we go old-school in traditional canvas-tent camps, with prime viewing of all the best wildlife action with no creature comforts spared.
from $9,215 pp 11 Days/10 Nights $840/Day
KENYA, EAST AFRICA
Our expertly curated conservation safari features three different tourism and wildlife organizations that are making huge strides in protecting Africa's wildlife.
from $10,435 pp 10 days/11 nights $1,045/Day
South Africa is one of the most popular countries in all of Africa. This place has it all, from unbeatable safari experiences to sensations and exclusive outposts.
from $8,995 pp 11 Days/10 Nights $817/Day
KENYA, EAST AFRICA
Untamed and unforgettably Africa is the best way to describe this ten-day itinerary. In the spirit of the Samburu, you will move from camp to camp on either foot or horseback.
from $6,950 pp 10 Days/9 Nights $695/Day
In this 11-day itinerary, we pull out all the stops to grant you the trip of your dreams. Bring along your sweetheart or partner of 25 years. This is the ultimate trip for two in Southern Africa.
from $10,695 pp 11 Days/10 Nights $970/Day
SOUTH AFRICA, AFRICA
On this ultimate South African rhino safari, we’ll become committed foot soldiers in the war against poaching— and help fund the work of dedicated conservationists all over the country.
from $4,995 pp 11 Days/10 Nights $455/Day
This nine-day journey is a true old-style safari that ranges from great grasslands to unspoiled jungles, with a boggling array of prime megafauna upon which to feast your eyes.
from $6,975 pp 9 Days/8 Nights $775/Day
A sampler of Zambia's best and most iconic offerings. Everything you would wish from an African safari is here, plush safari tents, exhilarating wildlife experiences, and breathtaking vistas.
from $11,265 pp 10 Days/9 Nights $1,126/Day
An itinerary that encompasses everything from the heights of the thundering Victoria Falls to the expansive plains of Hwange National Park. A true window into the heart of Africa.
from $6,675 pp 9 Days/8 Nights $665/Day
The array and beauty of Botswana’s varied landscapes are on full display from some of her best tented basecamps.
from $12,295 pp 12 Days/11 Nights $1,025/Day
This breathtaking air safari takes you on a sweeping tour of the natural wonders and diverse wildlife to be found in arid Southwestern Africa. You'll stay in one seriously epic base camp, too.
from $9,450 pp 10 Days/9 Nights $945/Day
Break away from the normal safari circuit with a trip to the hidden corners of Botswana. You'll romp around Makgadikgadi Pans and Nxai Pan national parks and much more.
from $3,395 pp 7 Days/6 Nights $385/Day
Don't leave anything off your bucket list when you visit East Africa. This 12-day trip helps you check everything off your list with extra flair in true Outside GO style.
from $8,245 pp 12 Days/ 11 Nights $687/Day
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