Wwhat is your budget, situation or level of abilities, waiting for vacation on vacation and for animal magic you can not do much better than Africa …
1. Zambian great curiosity on foot
Luangwa Valley is where the concept of a safari walk has appeared and in the idyllic Tafika camp on the banks of the Luangwa River was the perfect perfect John Coppinger, one of Zambia's most respected guides. Along with a guide, armed scout and teenager, you will follow elephant trails and game trails in South Luangwa National Park and stay overnight in exclusive small Bush camps (up to six guests).
Seven nights, of which three in Tafik and four in the Chikoko Trails, cost £ 4,525 per person with Aardvark Safaris (01980 849160; aardvarksafaris.com).
2. Chad Zakoum National Park
Welcome to Africa's Last Wild Secrets, wild wildlife with great game and enormous bird flocks. French-spoken Chad is the fifth largest country in Africa – five times larger than the United Kingdom. It is enough to go to Zakouma from N Djamena, the capital, for three hours. But you will have everything for yourself, just like Ennedi in the northeast corner of the country, the desert area of rock towers and nomadic people.
Nine days cost from £ 4,800 per person with Steppes Travel (01285 601050; steppestravel.com).
3. Elephant magic in northern Kenya
Nowhere else in Africa can you approach the wild elephants or learn more about them than in the exotic ecological camp of the Samburu National Reserve. No wonder when you discover its creator is Oria Douglas-Hamilton, whose husband Iain is the world's leading authority on elephant behavior. She is now led by Saba, the eldest daughter of Iain.
Seven Night Safari, including four nights at the Elephant Watch Camp and three nights at Samburu Intrepids, is worth £ 5,000 per person with Audley Travel (01993 838510; audleytravel.com).
4. Exclusive Okavango
Offered Mobile Camp Safari with Barclay Stenner recalls the golden age of Hemingway Africa with the magnificent dash of comfort of the 21st century. Living under the canvas, the face of a joy with elephants, leopards, lions and wild dogs, there is no better way to explore Botswana's unparalleled Okavango Delta.
Seven nights cost £ 7,000 per person for two sharing, including return flights from London with Cazenove + Loyd (020 7384 2332; cazloyd.com).
5. Catch large migration
This tailor-made trip is ideal for beginners safari-goers looking for unrivaled gaming and all Great Migration events along with a small R & R in Zanzibar at the end. It includes two nights in Ngorongoro and four nights in the northern part of Serengeti in Lemala Mara, a large, small mobile camp that is ideally located for watching wildlife crossings on the river.
Eleven nights from GBP 4.503 per person including return flights from Great Britain via Yellow Zebra Safaris (020 8547 2305; yellowzebrasafaris.com).
6. Meet the lion king in Kenya
Kenya is the place where saffrons were born and the lion still dominates the savannah. Fly from Nairobi to Els's Cop, a five-star mansion in Meru, in a park where George and Joy Adamson lived with a legend about Else, The Born Free Lioness. Then go to Laikipie and look at the Big Five before the big final in Maasai Mara in the migration season (July to October).
The 10-night safari costs £ 6,600 per person, including three nights on the Elsa Hill, two nights at the Lewa Wilderness camp, and three nights at the Elephant Pepper Camp in Mara plus flights. Safari Consultants (01787 888590; safari-consultants.com).
7. Kenya Keywords
From large Maasai Mara cats to the Great Rift Valley lakes, this affordable 4-wheel drive safari includes return flights from London Heathrow and Kenya Airways.
Seven days from £ 2,279 per person with Hayes & Jarvis (01293 762456; hayesandjarvis.co.uk).
8. Rent a house in the Zambian Bush
Not a single old house! Chongwe River House is an architectural fantasy of pavements and forests overlooking the lower Zambezi National Park. It comes fully independent and has a host and hostess, a guide, a chef and a home team, giving you total freedom to plan your days. Children need 12 or more years for canoeing or safari trips, but employees like to organize alternative youth activities.
Six nights for a four-member family are worth £ 17,600 (£ 4,400 per person), excluding international flights, with Expert Africa (020 3405 6666, expertafrica.com).
9. Bush and beach in Tanzania
Look for children's eyes that light up looking at elephants, big cats and zebras in Serengeti and Ngorongoro. Then rinse the dust in the Indian Ocean on the coral sand beaches in Zanzibar and take the turtle conservation project.
From 39999 GBP per adult, 2 999, – per child including 10 nights with half board, 6 lunch and transfers, but not flights. Families around the world (01962 302062; familiesworldwide.co.uk).
10. Swallows from Kalahari
Tswalu is the largest private nature reserve in South Africa. The owner of the Oppenheimer family is a wildlife twice as big as Norfolk, only two luxury cottages and a number of rare species. See them with a private vehicle with your personal guide and tracker, looking for rhinoceros, black-and-white lions, meerkats and velvet antelopes.
Seven nights from £ 9,352, excluding flights, with Journeys by Design (01273 623790; journeysdesdesign.com).
11. Gorilla in your midst
Capture your own meeting with David Attenborough with the mountain gorillas of Rwanda. Bisate is a luxurious mansion in an amphitheater of an extinct volcano with a magnificent view of the Virunga massif, home to half of the mountain gorillas. From there, you can watch one of the 10 groups that live in the Volcanoes National Park.
The three nights at Bisate combined with three nights in Ol Seki cost from £ 15,950 to Scott Dunn (020 8682 5070, scottdunn.com).
12. In Big Style see Big Five
Immerse yourself in the royal picturesque beauty of Malewane to experience life in Bush in its most outrageously luxurious. The Thornybush Private Game Reserve, adjacent to the Kruger National Park, provides settings, with the most accomplished African team at your fingertips.
An eight-day trip costs £ 8,100 per person, including four nights at Royal Malewane, and three nights at the strong top hotel in Cape Town, Sile, booked through Bailey Robinson (01488 689700, baileyrobinson.com).
13. Best flying safari at all
Get out of Kilimanjaro Airport to your own private plane for life. The first stop, the Serengeti, with the winning season, is in full swing. Spend three nights here and continue to Brazzaville in Congo for three nights hiking in search of western lowland gorillas. Next to Namibia for three nights in the desert and three nights in the Okavango Delta before leaving home from Nairobi. Try not to disobey the price that is getting worse …
Thirteen nights in the field cost £ 45,220 on the basis of six passengers. The price includes private charter flight with pilot, private guides and vehicles and exclusive camps. Survey Company (01367 850566; explorationscompany.com).
14. Magical Madagascar
After deflection from the African continent 65 million years ago, Madagascar is a world-class division, with its unique wildlife in the Indian Ocean. At this 15-day guided tour you can explore rainforests, nature reserves and national parks that are looking for lemurs and beautiful chameleons for which the island is known.
From £ 2,899 (add £ 365 per single room) including Explore Flights (01252 883055; explore.co.uk).