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Wildlife Safaris in Africa & Beyond

Experience a wildlife safari in Africa and beyond! Learn about the Big Five on the Serengeti with our expert naturalists, or take your grandchildren on a family-friendly safari in Botswana, the Yucatán Peninsula or Yellowstone National Park.

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African Safari Tours and Trips

Venture into the wild with Road Scholar as you delve into the captivating world of African safari tours. Our artfully tailored trips take you to the natural habitats of majestic wildlife, allowing you to witness the wonders of diverse ecosystems. Be prepared to encounter the renowned Big Five in the Serengeti, led by our expert guides. Through Road Scholar, you'll be paired with a specialist who will teach you about the hierarchical structure of the Serengeti, the people that call this area home, and more. Whether you're a solo traveler or a retiree looking to give your grandchildren a one-of-a-kind educational experience, wild safari tours should top your bucket list.


Understanding Types of Safari Tours

At Road Scholar, we have a wide range of safaris to choose from, allowing you to experience some of the most unique landscapes and animals on Earth. If you're looking for African safari tours for seniors, you're in the right place. Through our safari programs, here's what you can expect:

Expert Guides

When you embark on a safari trip with Road Scholar, you'll be paired with an expert guide who will go into great detail about the history of the land, people, and animals, and help you spot the Big Five — lion, leopard, black rhinoceros, African elephant, and the African buffalo.

Detailed Itinerary

Each of our safari tours comes with a unique itinerary that will take you off the beaten path to show you some of the hidden gems of Africa. You'll also have downtime throughout the program to explore on your terms.


In each Road Scholar program, you'll join a diverse cohort of experiential learners eager to discover the world around them. You and those in your program will be able to have rich conversations and create relationships that last a lifetime.


Planning a trip, especially an African safari, can be stressful. At Road Scholar, we take care of the logistics for you, so you don't need to worry about booking travel or lodging and can spend your time enjoying your adventure. These are some of the many benefits of taking African safari tours for seniors with Road Scholar. We have several safari trips to Africa, including a South African safari tour, a Botswana safari, and a traditional safari through Kenya and Tanzania. You can even find riverboat cruises in Africa that take you down some of the continent's most famous rivers, such as the Nile and Chobe Rivers.


Book Your Travel and Learn More With Road Scholar Today

Embrace the thrill of African safaris for seniors, and step into an extraordinary journey that will leave an indelible mark on your soul. Whether you're an intrepid explorer or a senior seeking an adventure tailored to your needs, our tours offer the perfect blend of excitement, education, and comfort. Book your African wildlife safari tour today and create memories that will last a lifetime. With Road Scholar, your African safari dreams are just a step away from becoming a reality.