Luxury African safari outfitter, Great Safaris, has published their updated 2013-2014 catalog, featuring a selection of high end African safaris across 16 countries in Southern and East Africa, plus Egypt. The catalog features a new itinerary in Uganda, plus a new extension in South Africa. In addition to new itineraries, the catalog lists guaranteed rates for 2013 travel, making Great Safaris one of the first safari outfitters to announce 2013 guaranteed rates.
Great Safari’s is also including their new Uganda Eco Wildlife Safari in the catalog. This 8 day safari experience feature visits to Kampala, Budungo Forest Reserve, Ziwa Rhino Reserve and the base of Murchison Falls on the Nile River. Guests will visit the witness populations of endangered White and Black Rhinos, interact with families of chimpanzee families, watch over 350 different species of bird, and view hippos, crocodiles, lion, leopard, elephant, giraffe, and the Uganda Kob.
Great Safaris is also introducing a new trip extension featuring the Blue Train or Rovos Rail of South Africa. This extension can be added to most existing South Africa itineraries by replacing a flight from Cape Town to Johanessburg with a two day train ride aboard the Blue Train. The restored steam engine train of the Rovos Rail offers an alternative luxury train ride with extensions from 3 to 28 days in length.
Great Safaris, 800-409-7755, www.greatsafaris.com