Guided Safaris of San Francisco

Safari Stories

Personal Guest diaries from Guided Safaris® handcrafted journeys throughout Africa.

Private Family Safari in South Africa

“We had a great time in South Africa and want to thank you for all of your help. The people at the lodges were fantastic. We loved Sweni and the renovated Ebony.

We definitely want to go back!

Family Safari + Cape Town

“I cannot recall taking a family trip that over-delivered in every aspect!” View the fantastic Photo Journal of The Goldman family’s gift of education to the school children in Sabi Sands, as part of their first-time safari to Africa with Guided Safaris®

Marc & Niki’s Gift of Love Charity

As part of their wedding fundraising gift, Niki & Marc ventured to Africa with Guided Safaris® to meet the children in the village and school environs surrounding Sabi Sands Game Reserve, and witnessed a vital educational program firsthand.
TRAVEL JOURNAL / Solo Journeys

A Lifetime Experience at Singita Grumeti

“I knew I had to go back to Africa again, knew I wanted to experience something unique. I was thrilled with the idea of staying in a tent on the open Serengeti. Several people have asked me how I arranged all of this and I said I wouldn’t use anyone but Guided Safaris.”
TRAVEL JOURNAL / Travel with Friends

Private Family & Friends Safari

“What a fabulous experience!!  Will definitely go back… The entire staff were professional and very eager to please. Luxury that’s not found even in the best hotels in the world!
Thanks for all your help, Guided Safaris..”
TRAVEL JOURNAL / Anniversary Safari

Grand Safari From East to South Africa

“Kathleen & I spent nearly two weeks visiting three camps in Tanzania & South Africa. Our trip was organized exclusively through Guided Safaris.
Here are a few thoughts to put into perspective the millenniums of life in a small spot on the map of Africa.”
TRAVEL JOURNAL / Romantic Luxury

Black Rhino & Leopards in Botswana

“We had a fabulous time. Saw all Big 5 in morning of the second day…had a great wild dog chase..Impala, wild dogs, hyenas, ourselves in Camp Vehicle racing across the plains..while the lions just watched at the whole thing!”
TRAVEL JOURNAL / Anniversary Safari

Winter Game Drive in South Africa

“Your luxury safari lodges are top notch as are the guides, trackers and all personnel we encountered.

It’s an incredible experience to be in the bush with the magnificent wild creatures…”

TRAVEL JOURNAL / Anniversary Safari

The Sarcastic Lens: A New Book

“We are back. Guided Safaris delivered everything they said they would. It was a great trip the entire way. The wildlife sightings and experiences were incredible… We did have our single greatest wildlife experience of all time…”

Family Safari to see Great Migration

“The trip was absolutely spectacular. There are no words to describe the incredible time we had. You did not miss a detail. Each lodge was extraordinary and we loved each one.”