Our Kosher Tours and Safaris

Our Tours and Safaris:

We offer kosher tours and safaris for all tastes and budgets, in most of the main attractions of Southern and East Africa.

The world's greatest waterfalls, the world's most scenic city, and the world's greatest wildlife sanctuaries!

Please click on one of the exciting itineraries on the left, and let Africa Kosher Safaris start planning the adventure of a lifetime with you.

10 day Budget Family Kruger Safari:

Highlights: Kruger National Park, Blyde River Canyon, Johannesburg region

PRICE: from $6000 per couple (min 3 couples), $15000 per family of 6 . Include Cape Town: from $500 pp ; Include Victoria Falls: from $800 pp

Next Provisional Departure: on request, min 10 PAX

This package is perfect for families and students who want to experience all the thrills of an authentic safari, while on a limited budget.

In the famous "Kruger National Park", the budget traveller can have a top-rate safari experience with comfortable family-style accommodations, quality kosher cuisine, and the services of our passionate and experienced game ranger, Sean Rubinstein.

The park is one of the world's greatest game reserves, home to the "Big 5": lion, leopard, elephant, rhino, and buffalo, as well as the extremely rare cheetah and african wild dog, other species unique to Africa such as the zebra and giraffe, many antelope , plus hundreds of other animals and birds.

The nearby Blyde River drops 1000 m from the great African plateau to the lowlands of the park, amidst magnificent scenery, forming the world's third largest canyon.

This itinerary can also be adapted to include Cape Town and/or Victoria Falls.

10 Day Best of Southern Africa Package :

  • HIGHLIGHTS: Kruger National Park Region ,Cape Town, Victoria Falls, and Chobe

  • This popular package combines top-rate safari experiences with world-class scenic highlights including Cape Town, the most beautiful city on the planet, and Victoria Falls, one of the seven wonders of nature.

  • Off-road game viewing, in private reserves that share an open border with the world-famous Kruger National Park, allows for a superior safari and luxurious lodging experience, while still enjoying the huge animal numbers and diversity of the Kruger Park ecosystem.

  • This winning combination of wildlife and scenery makes this our most popular package to date.

  • NEXT DEPARTURES: Jan 20, 2015 Multiple Departures for 2015- please enquire for details
  • TOUR PRICES:
  • $3750-$4500 + flights - Budget (3 star)
  • $5000-$6500 + flights- Semilux (4 star)
  • $7500-$9000 + flights- Luxury (5 star)
  • $10,000-$20,000 + flights - VIP 6 star+

8 day Safari and beach "Escape from Winter" special:

Highlights: Safari ; Cape Town

PRICE: from $3300 per person sharing!

Next departures: please enquire

This unbeatable "low season" special is just what Northern hemisphere citizens need to escape the chills of winter.

An incredible safari in the best game viewing areas in Southern Africa, together with 4 magical summer days on the beaches and mountains of Cape Town!

The bush is beautiful and green after the summer rains, and the lions have lost their camouflage!

Cape Town weather's at its best, and its unspoilt beaches are beckoning!

7-10 day Great Migrations Expedition:

Highlights: Serengeti National Park, Ngorongoro Crater, Arusha National Park and Mount Kilimanjaro

PRICE: from $5500-$9000 per person

Next departure: July/August 2015- please enquire!

This unique tour takes us deep into East Africa to the "land of the lion king" and the "Rolls Royce of game reserves" - Tanzania's world-renowned Serengeti National Park.

En route to the greatest wildlife show on Earth, the great wildebeest and zebra migrations, we visit the Ngorongoro Crater, a massive unbroken volcanic caldera home to one of the largest concentrations of wild animals in the world.

We end our tour in the spectacular Arusha National Park, a wonderland of mountains, waterfalls, forests, and wildlife, where we hope for some incredible views of Mount Kilimanjaro, the highest peak in Africa, and its famous snow-capped equatorial peak.

Those who participate in our 10 day tour carry on to Kenya's Masai Mara National Park, the Northern extension of the Serengeti where the great migrations concentrate around the months of August and September.

Please also enquire about our developing Gorilla Trekking options!

Glaciers to Jungle: Best of Argentina

Please enquire too about Brazil- Rio to Amazon! Coming Tentative Departures: Nov 10, Jan 28 Our long-awaited expansion into South America takes us Beyond Africa to the jungles and glaciers of Argentina, as well as its sophisticated Capital City.

The Iguazu Falls, at 2800m wides, are ranked as the widest waterfalls in the world, and are listed as one of the new natural wonders of the world.

The unique valley glaciers of the Patagonian wilderness literally drop into the turquoise waters of the Argentine great lakes, creating massive icebergs and a spectacle and thunder so loud, those fortunate enough to visit them will be changed forever.

The Tierra del fuego National Park and Ushuaia, Southernmost City in the world, where the Pan American highway makes its dramatic end amongst stunning mountain and ocean scenery, more than 14,000 km away from its Alaskan start , is also the end of the Andes snow-capped Mountain Range , and the Northern coastline of the Beagle Channel channel linking the Atlantic and Pacific Ocean, home to seals, penguins, beavers, and much more subantarctic wildlife.

Buenos Aires, known to many as the "Paris of South America", is actually a fusion of Italian, French, German, and English Sophistication in a Latin American Setting, on the banks of the Rio de La Plata, by far the world's widest river!

If you enjoyed Africa with us, you will absolutely love Argentina, so download our itinerary, and sign up for your next trip of our lifetime under our new brand, Latin America kosher Safaris!

It might be across the Atlantic, but the same quality food, service, and deluxe hotels you have come to expect from AKS now await you in this new and exciting destination !

Safari and Victoria Falls Special

  • Departures: July 7, July 14, August 18

  • Price: $3000 per adult/child sharing family rooms, excluding flights

  • $3700 per person sharing double/twin rooms, excluding flights

  • This incredible value package combines a private game reserve safari experience with the world's greatest waterfalls and a day-trip to the nearby Chobe National Park, home to the world's greatest concentration of elephant!

  • Available only on specific dates during family vacation periods, it is ideal for families who want a comfortable safari at an affordable price, while seeing the absolute best that the African bush has to offer.

Safari and Cape Town Special

  • Departures: July 7, July 14, August 18

  • Price: $2800 per adult/child sharing family accommodations

  • $3500 per person sharing double/twin rooms

  • This exciting package combines the best of off-road private game reserve wildlife with the spectacular scenery of Cape-Town and its iconic Table-Mountain, now ranked as one of the new natural wonders of the world.

  • Only available during popular family vacation periods, it is perfect for those looking for a comfortable yet affordable African adventure combining the best of South-African wildlife and scenery!

7 Day Safari, Blyde River Canyon, and Johannesburg Family Package

  • HIGHLIGHTS: Kruger National Park Region ,Blyde River Canyon, Johannesburg region

    • This great value special combines top-rate safari experiences with the cultural African experience in the Johannesburg region, as well as the scenic wonders of the Blyde River Canyon, the world's third-largest canyon.

    • Off road game viewing in a private reserve that shares an open border with the world-famous Kruger National Park, allows for a superior safari and luxurious lodging experience, while still enjoying the huge animal numbers and diversity of the Kruger Park ecosystem.

    • A Shabbos in Jewish Johannesburg is another highlight of this trip.

      • NEXT DEPARTURES: July 7, July 14
    • TOUR PRICES: from $2200 per person

BespokeTours - Design your own safari

For those of you who prefer to tailor make your own trip, we pride ourselves on our flexibility, and can cater for you whatever your needs and budget .

We can schedule exclusive departures for a minimum of 8 people (12 during peak periods.)

Let us know where you want to go, how long you have to travel, and the level of accommodations and cuisine you would like, and we will prepare a custom made proposal for you.

BUDGET TOURS:

Accommodations: 3 star family chalets and apartments

Food : High standard dinner, packed breakfast and lunch daily, prepared fresh on site

PRICE: From $300 per person per day, min 6 PAX sharing family chalets

These packages are perfect for families and students on a tight budget who want to experience all the thrills of a real authentic safari, without spending money on luxuries they do not want, while still enjoying the benefits of our quality kosher cuisine.

Tours focus on National Parks rather than the more expensive private game reserves, land transport rather than air, and family apartments and chalets rather than hotels and lodges.

SEMI-LUXURY TOURS

Accommodations: 3 - 5 star

Food: High standard dinner and breakfast daily; food prepared fresh on site; packed lunch and/or breakfast when out for the day or travelling

PRICE: From $550 per person per day

These packages cater for people who enjoy the finer things in life but are happy to spend some of their time in comfortable 3 - 4 star accommodations as well.

They include 4 or 5 star private game reserves as well as simpler 3 - 4 star hotels in other venues.

Food is of a high standard with gourmet dinners, generous breakfast spreads, and packed lunches, and all land transport is in comfortable air-conditioned vehicles.

Safaris are in comfortable open jeep and boats and all touring is led by qualified guides.

5 STAR LUXURY TOURS

Accommodations: First-class 5 star throughout

Food: 3 gourmet meals daily plus snacks and drinks, fine kosher Cape wines at dinner, food prepared fresh on site; packed lunch and/or breakfast when out for the day or travelling

PRICE: from $750 per person per day.

These tours are designed for those who are used to the finer things in life.

They include only first-class 5 star hotels and game lodges, and food is gourmet "fine dining" style .

All transport is in luxury air-conditioned vehicles and all safaris are in open jeeps or boats.

All tours are accompanied by specialist guides and/or game rangers as appropriate

THE ULTIMATE VIP EXPERIENCE :

Accommodations: 6 - 7 STAR Exclusive

Food: The ultimate kosher gourmet food festival

PRICE: from $2000 per person per day

This package is designed for the most discerning of guests who want only the best in luxury accommodations and kosher cuisine.

We use only the best 6 star lodges, hotels, and private villas, with private butlers, kosher chefs, and mashgichim.

Spoil yourselves with our lavish breakfast and lunch buffets, 5 course "fine dining" style dinners, and high teas with freshly baked pastries and cakes.

Experience novel concepts by our creative sushi chef, and a fine selection of high-end kosher wines and whiskeys.

Complete with private air charters, land transfers in limousines, luxury vehicles, and helicopters, this package is truly one of a kind.

Contact us for a specialized consultancy and quote.

“It was the experience of a lifetime; the food and accommodations were wonderful and the sights were amazing and unforgettable. Mah rabu maasecha Hashem!!!”

– Albert and Miriam Gonter, Brooklyn/New York

“Yoni and his wonderful team made our African safari a truly magical and unforgetable experience. His careful planning mixed with genuine and personal attention (and chazanut!) made us all feel at home. We highly recommend it!”

– Yirmie and Jordie Elkus, Raanana/Israel

“We had a special family event to celebrate, and were looking for an exciting and different experience. We were very fortunate in that Yoni offered the Chobe and Vic Falls tour. What made our visit complete was the very efficient manner in which all aspects of the planning and tour itself were on the highest professional level. The kosher facilities enhanced this absolutely magnificent trip.”

– Sender and Zelda Lees, Raanana/Israel

“We had a fantastic experience visiting the Chobe region. Could really not have done so without Kosher Safaris. From the logistics to the food everything was well planned and competently executed. Definitely will see us on further excursions.”

– Heidi and Howard Feldman, Johannesburg/South Africa

“We had an unforgettable, once-in-a-lifetime vacation.We were warmly included by Rabbi Yoni and his beautiful and talented wife, Julie for Shabbat. The entire Johannesburg Jewish community was so welcoming. We were so spoiled by our able driver and sometime cook, Kidwell, that it was hard for us to come home and start driving, cooking, and caring for ourselves!”

– Daniel and Brenda Rubin, Los Angeles/California

“This memorable trip far exceeded our expectations and we would not have changed a thing. For any untrepid travellor, an African safari is a must, and if you are going on safari in Africa, one must use Africa Kosher Safaris!”

– Hillel and Ruth Kellerman, Los Angeles/California

“We had a wonderful time. It was educational. It was fun. It was heimish. The availability of kosher food and the coordination of the lodges and the overall safari plan certainly made it that much easier for us to enjoy.”

– Yair and Shoshi Friedman, Raanana/Israel

“The guides were first-rate, the accommodation was outstanding, the freshly prepared meals were like eating in a top New York restuarant.”

– David and Jane Novick, Dayton/Ohio

“Thank you for making our holiday such a success and for exceeding our expectations in almost every conceivable way.”

– Alan and Miriam Lewis, London/United Kingdom

“Judi and I would like to take this opportunity to thank you for all your efforts at arranging our recent two week Africa safari. It is safe to say that the experience surpassed our rather substantial expectations!”

– Emanuel and Judi Kanal, Pittsburgh/Pennsylvania

“To our new, dear friends: A Great, Professional performance! our every need was taken care of. An Awesome trip with amazing food and great tours.”

– Beryl Eckstein, Brooklyn/New York

“A once in a lifetime experience. Highly recommended.”

– David Goldberg, Chicago/Illinois

“A world-class safari with world-class kosher food!”

– Alan Eisenman, Brooklyn/New York

“A wonderful opportunity for a kosher once in a lifetime experience.”

– Dena and Baruch Brody, Houston/Texas

“An unforgettable Vacation!”

– Jesse Berkowitz, Jerusalem/Israel

“The only way to see Africa: The best kosher food we ever ate!”

– Erica and Jeremy Brown, Silverspring/Maryland