Travel Southern Africa

Southern Africa is a truly life-changing region to visit with soul-stirring experiences, nature and landscapes at every turn, whatever your motivation for travel. Experience the most romantic of honeymoons with a 'sleep-out' under the dazzling African stars. For the family adventurers, nothing beats waking early to climb mesmerising towering dunes at Sossusvlei at dawn. Want to go on safari? Botswana is one of the last great refuges for Nature’s magnificent pageantry of life and promises some of the best wildlife in the world. Scuba divers will be in 7th Heaven exploring the gin-clean seas and rainbow-coloured reefs of Mozambique. Food and wine-lovers can feast to their heart’s content in South Africa with a culinary journey from the vibrant markets of Cape Town to the ravishing Cape Winelands. To squeeze in as much as you possibly can, set off on an African extravaganza spanning two weeks on more on one of our truly 'Epic Journeys'. Southern Africa holds endless treasures for the curious traveller and will beckon you back time and time again.

Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things you didn’t do than by the ones you did. So throw off the bowlines, sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover.
Mark Twain


Let our romantic destinations inspire you to treat yourself and a loved one to your most memorable holiday.

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Family Holidays

Gather your loved ones together for the ultimate family holiday where smiles all-round are a given.

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Beach Holidays

We understand how important it is to get the crucial elements right for the perfect beach break. Africa offers some of the finest...

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Multi-Country Trips

The vibrant and varied destinations in Southern Africa provide brilliant multi-country trips – combine chic and cosmopolitan Cape Town in South Africa with...

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Culinary Tours

Prepare your taste buds for a fresh food adventure on one of our culinary tours. Feast on the freshest of seafood with your...

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Wildlife & Safari

From the untamed wildness of Africa’s prime safari destination, Botswana and its wildlife-drenched Okavango Delta, to South Africa’s incredible game-viewing at Kruger and migrating...

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Client Testimonials

I would recommend Ampersand without any hesitation!!! The best travel agent that I’ve ever had. Everything – from the individual care and attention in planning the trip, through to the efficiency of the agents on the ground in India – was handled brilliantly. An absolutely first-class service all round!
- Matthew Annable, Rajasthan, India
Everything you did for us whilst we were away was hugely appreciated, and Ampersand has been exemplary in every way. I'll always recommend you!
- Mr Richard Stoughton, Sri Lanka
So many highlights to choose from! The hotels were amazing but Maya Villa was a highlight… I loved just hanging out in the hammock reading my book and watching the peacocks chase the cows!
- Krista Weir, Sri Lanka
Without question, you put together the best trip I have ever taken. We were shown around like visiting dignitaries, the hotels were fantastic and the itinerary was just right. Everybody I know will hear about how amazing Ampersand is!
- Leslie Siben, India
Ampersand’s preparation, attention to detail and interaction before and during our trip show exactly why good travel agents have a role in today’s internet booking age. They were a delight to deal with!
- Mr David Wallace, North India
Ampersand provided a bespoke and flexible holiday, tailored to my every whim. Their highly professional staff had only one goal which was to arrange an exceptional holiday and some unforgettable experiences in India. I have no hesitation in fully recommending them and they will be the first company I approach in the future - 10/10
- Anonymous, India
We had a wonderful holiday - everything was perfect. Thank you for helping us to make a thoughtful plan to enjoy and make most out of our trip. The places we visited, the guides, the transportation and driver, the hotels selected... Everything was great!
- Jaime Benitez, South India
I had a very lovely time and was looked after splendidly. My first visit to India could not have been better, save for being longer! But I shall return at some point and I shall look to you to make the arrangements.
- Matthew Nicklin, North India
Difficult to articulate just how good the service from you and your team really was. We know you will continue to do well and hope we have the chance to seek your assistance again before long.
- Mr & Mrs Manson, North India
I thought the Ampersand team was outstanding. We couldn’t have hoped for anything more.
- Mr Geoffrey Johnson, India

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