With lodge accommodated safari holidays, overland style camping trips, inspirational ideas for a tailor-made holiday and a handy travel guide, adventure awaits in the land of the Big 5.
The vast continent of Africa with its extensive deserts, lush rainforests, tribal cultures and dramatic mountain ranges is poles apart from our wet, little island of Britain so it's no wonder Africa continues to enthrall British travellers, united as we are by language, culture and a shared history.Read More
In East Africa you'll discover the famed migration of Tanzania and the jumping tribes of Kenya's Masai Mara. Head further south for the epic sand dunes of Namibia, the great delta system of Botswana, the spectacular parks of Zimbabwe and the stunning coastal drives of South Africa. Trek in search of the mountain gorilla, track down the Big Five in Africa’s leading game reserves or simply laze on the stunning white beaches of Zanzibar or Mozambique.
As an experienced tour operator in East and Southern Africa, On The Go offer a wide range of African adventures from overland camping expeditions to small group, lodge accommodated safaris.
Top Africa Travel Deals and Upcoming Tours
|Trip Name||Starts||Departing||From GBP||Deal||Map|
|Gorilla Trek & Tanzania Northbound - 25 days||Dar es Salaam, Tanzania||03 Oct 2018||£648||was £1,295 2-for-1|||
|An African Adventure Southbound - 37 days||Dar es Salaam, Tanzania||05 Oct 2018||£698||was £1,395 2-for-1|||
|Zanzibar to Zimbabwe - 16 days||Dar es Salaam, Tanzania||05 Oct 2018||£378||was £755 2-for-1|||
|Falls to Joburg - 12 days||Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe||06 Oct 2018||£268||was £535 2-for-1|||
|Big Five Explorer Safari Northbound - 36 days||Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe||06 Oct 2018||£808||was £1,615 2-for-1|||
Our Africa Trip Types
Overland Camping SafarisView 36 Overland Camping Safaris
Visiting remote places and traversing some of the most stunning locations on the planet is made possible aboard our overland trucks - large, modified vehicles that seat 28-30 travellers and carry all the equipment necessary for camping and cooking on the trip.Read More
With some of the world’s most enthralling game viewing and spectacular unspoiled landscapes, from the rolling dunes of the Namib desert to the vast open savannah of the Serengeti, overland camping safari tours to Africa are one big adventure waiting to happen. Cape Town to Victoria Falls, Nairobi to Zanzibar, Cape Town to Johannesburg or travel the whole way from Nairobi or Uganda down to Cape Town through it all - the hardest part is choosing!
Overland Accommodated SafarisView 4 Overland Accommodated Safaris
If you’re looking for an exciting experience, heading out into the African wilderness, but like the idea of a comfortable night’s sleep then our Overland Accommodated Safaris are perfect for you.Read More
Explore some of the most beautiful vistas in Southern Africa, travelling through incredible scenery. Each night you’ll spend a relaxed evening in one of our carefully selected accommodation options whilst getting off the beaten track, thanks to our overland trucks, during the day. These trucks are large modified vehicles and carry all the luggage and equipment necessary for preparing meals and travelling the distances required in Africa.
Lodge Accommodated SafarisView 20 Lodge Accommodated Safaris
If you like to end a day's safari with a sundowner out on the terrace then our lodge accommodated trips, with a maximum group size of up to 16 passengers, may be just the ticket.Read More
With an exciting range of itineraries in Southern Africa, East Africa and Madagascar, you can discover the wonders of this diverse and captivating continent whilst staying in comfortable mid-range lodges and permanent tented camps set within beautiful surroundings. You’ll be accompanied by a knowledgeable and experienced guide who doubles as your driver.
Tailor-made SafarisPlan Your Dream Holiday
It doesn’t matter what you are looking for from your tailor made safari in Africa – big five spotting, tribal village visits, beach time relaxing or evening climbing Kilimanjaro – we’re on hand to help create the perfect Africa trip for you.Read More
We’ll suggest the best game parks to visit, the best time to travel to Africa and some extra unique local experiences that will really make your African holiday very special.
Safari HolidaysView 10 Safari Holidays
If a group safari is not for you then why not take a look at our classic safari holiday itineraries, where the travel arrangements are just for you and your travelling party.Read More
Spot game by the watering holes in Etosha, climb the apricot-coloured dunes in Sossusvlei, ride a mokoro along the Okavango Delta, and go in search of the Big 5 in some of Africa's leading national parks from the Masai Mara in Kenya to the Serengeti and Ngorongoro Crater in Tanzania, Chobe in Botswana and Kruger in South Africa.
Explore the best of Eastern and Southern Africa
Africa tour reviews
Scoring an average traveller rating of 4.68 out of 5 based on 92 recent reviews — See All Africa Reviews
Absolutely amazing trip, met and exceeded all expectations. Our tour leader, McKenzie, and crew of Peter the cook and Cyrus our driver were a great team and looked after us superbly. The trip covers a lot of ground but I knew that would be the case and each destination made the long travelling days worthwhile. Great to have 2 full days in Etosha, although the only disappointment was that our campsite wasn't actually in the park, meaning that we weren't able to take part in nighttime game drives or waterhole viewing even though the trip notes implied we would. All in all though a fantastic tour which is great value for money and highly recommended. I look forward to travelling with On The Go again!”
Fantastic trip, ideal way to see so much in just 12 days. Tour guide, driver and chef were brilliant. Tour guide was very knowledgeable about every place we visited and advised us on the best places to visit. Our driver was great, always got us there safely and was a pleasure to chat to. Our chef was incredible! As this was a budget camping trip we didn't expect the standard of food we received. It was much more than we expected, very good quality, couldn't have asked for better.
Great trip all in all, would recommend to anyone with a sense of adventure!”
I can't fault anything on the tour, our guide was amazing, the cook incredible and our driver wonderful! Great value for money and I had such a fantastic time! ”
Africa has some of the best wildlife on the planet from big cats to massive elephants and from the unpredictable buffalo to the rare black rhino. The Big Five are always high on people's bucket list for things to see but there's plenty more magnificent creatures to meet on safari in Africa and our handy wildlife guide tells you all you need to know from where to go for which animals and when best to go.