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Wilderness Safaris Review
One of Africa's most respected and innovative tour operators, Wilderness Safaris assures you impeccable service, gorgeous destinations and accommodations, and game galore. The company operates a seven-day fly-in safari from Windhoek, which covers most of the main destinations in Namibia. It also owns the majority of lodges in Botswana and offers mobile safaris, custom tours, and honeymoon packages. Their policy is "sustainable conservation through responsible tourism" and they engage local communities in conservation. As Wilderness has more than 70 lodges and camps, all with different styles, they have something to suit everyone. They have a regional office in each country they operate in as well as a head office in South Africa, ensuring that their ground operations run very smoothly.
Destinations serviced: Botswana, Congo, Malawi, Namibia, Seychelles, South Africa, Zambia, Zimbabwe.
Most popular packages: The Great Wilderness, Botswana, 11 days, from $8,950; The Great Namibian Journey, 12 days, from $6,500.
Philanthropy: Their "Children in The Wilderness" environmental and life skills program teaches rural children about their wildlife heritage.
What they do best: Incredible destinations and seamless service from start to finish.
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