Giltedge Travel specializes in custom itineraries that permit guests to take in Southern Africa's awe-inspiring wilderness while relaxing in some of its most exclusive accommodations. The company offers comprehensive travel consulting, with a promise to take care of everything that can make international travel taxing, from air and hotel bookings, car hire and airport assistance to a 24-hour emergency phone service.
Based in South Africa, Giltedge conducts tours throughout Southern Africa (South Africa, Namibia, Botswana, Mozambique and Zambia); East Africa (Kenya and Tanzania) and the Indian Ocean Islands (Mauritius and Seychelles). Their website offers extensive information about the various areas of interest to tourists, including photos and details about lodgings, parks, nature preserves and other activities. Would-be travelers are encouraged to browse the site before presenting their "dream safari" to a Giltedge consultant, who will make individualized itinerary suggestions based on their interests.
Among Giltedge's featured tours of note is the Ernie Els Wine & Golf Safari, a package that allows visitors to play golf on spectacular courses and experience private wine tastings and exclusive dinners at some of South Africa's premier wine estates. The tour includes a sojourn under the vast skies of the Kalahari as well as a stay in the bustling metropolis of Cape Town. Meanwhile, visitors selecting customized tours will certainly want to arrange a night in the eco-friendly but luxurious Dwyka Tented Lodge at the Sanbona Wildlife Reserve. The vast Sanbona Reserve is one of the only places in the world where white lions can be observed in the wild.
For more information, visit www.giltedgeafrica.com or download their new iPad app, which includes the magazine edition, an interactive map, picture slideshows and more.