Among the most celebrated and charismatic animals in Africa, the Big 5 were named by Theodore 'Teddy' Roosevelt on his famed 1909 safari to East and Central Africa. Lion, Leopard, Elephant, Buffalo and Rhinoceros are highly sought after and prized sightings for both novice and safari veterans alike.
Spend time with Africa's oldest people practicing the skill which arguably had one of the greatest influences on the evolutionary path of man – that of tracking. Turn back a page in time as you head out to see the multitude of hidden treasures with these remarkable people as they turn the skill of tracking into an art.
Join a herd of elephants who, for a time, have allowed us as people into their extraordinary world for an intimate and touching encounter. You will spend time with these great pachyderms for an authentic and moving experience through a wild and untouched wilderness.
One of the best ways to truly capture and fathom the size and boundless space of Africa is to see it from a birds-eye-view. Whether hot air ballooning over the Maasai Mara, a scenic flight over Namibia's Skeleton Coast or hovering in a helicopter over Victoria Falls, will cast light on the words of David Livingstone “…scenes so lovely must have been gazed upon by angels in their flight.”
One of the most moving and emotive experiences you will ever undertake in Africa. The opportunity to spend time with some of mankind's closest relatives will leave an experience that grows with you as time passes by. This should be at the top of anyone's bucket list…
THE GREAT MIGRATION
Surely one of the greatest spectacles on earth and topping the list of almost all safari experiences, the great migration of 2 million wildebeest, zebra and other grazers on their annual migration of 1 800 miles through the Serengeti and Maasai Mara of Tanzania and Kenya. Lederle Safaris will immerse you in this remarkable journey as nature's age old struggle plays itself out on the greatest stage in Africa.
LUXURY TRAIN TRAVEL
Travel in absolute splendor on the 'Most Luxurious Train in the World'. From the Cape to Cairo (coming soon), discovering Namibia or travel in opulent luxury from Cape Town to the majestic Victoria Falls, passing through breath-taking scenery whilst under the spell of both the rhythmic steam engines and the perfect G&T.
Africa provides a platform to fulfill any experienced or novice photographers desires. Join some of Lederle Safaris published and celebrated photographic guides in a host of remarkable destinations. With excellent photographic coaching combined with experienced guiding, Lederle Safaris will put you and your camera in the right place at the right time with the right light.
One of the most intimate manners in which to bring Africa underfoot and experience a unique perspective of this great continent. From the Luangwa Valley to the famed Kruger National Park, or the grassy expanse of the Maasai Mara to the islands of the Okavango Delta, a walking safari is a magical manner in which to take in Africa through all your senses.
Explore one of the most celebrated viticultures in the winemaking world. Having captured the hearts and palates of admirers the world over, in both modern times and old, South Africa's remarkable wine-lands provide a journey through flavor, history and fabled scenery.
The allure of taming Africa's rivers in the art of fly fishing is temptation beyond what many other destinations can offer. The sound and exhilaration of a large Tiger Fish tearing line off your reel is hard to beat, and all this whilst under the watchful gaze of some of Africa's remarkable wildlife.
Experience some of the greatest safari countries in Africa in the way her earliest explorers did – on horseback. From thundering hooves through the Okavango Delta to the open grass plains of Kenya, there is a horse safari to suit anyone wishing to live out their passion for horses combined with authentic Africa.
For those looking to the realms of an ornithological nature, Lederle Safaris will team your group with the best guides in the best areas. Whether after a particular species or just a new birding experience, we will put you in the right place for the best 'twitching' trip, enhanced by excellent guides.
GREAT WHITE SHARKS
Experience one of the oceans most revered and ancient predators in its natural environment, providing exceptional photographic opportunities found no-where else on earth. The famed 'Flying Sharks' of False Bay in the Cape Town area will leave you in awe of the power and speed of one of the world's most threatened predators.