One of the oldest and most respected safari companies in Africa (it's been operating since 1946), Ker & Downey also has an office in Texas. The company utilizes its exclusive camps to provide luxury safari experiences and offers in-house expertise for all destinations as well as excellent on-the-ground service. They work hard to get to know each client to match them with the ultimate itinerary. They pioneered the concept of the photographic safari and often organize
trips for film crews as well as corporations and private clients.
Destinations serviced: Botswana, Congo, Kenya, Mozambique, Namibia, Rwanda, Seychelles, South Africa, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia, Zimbabwe.
Most popular package: Royal South Africa, 11 nights, from $16,700.
Philanthropy: They support a wide range of projects, including conservation projects in Uganda, Namibia, and South Africa, and programs for children in Uganda and Botswana.
What they do best: Luxury travel, unique itineraries, and excellent service.