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How would you rate your trip overall?   Excellent Comment:        Our trip was the most phenomenal experience of our lives. I keep telling people, if I never go on another trip, I have fulfilled my dreams. I would like to go back on Safari before I go anywhere else! From the moment we took off, Read More

We are still in the most amazing blur of the fabulous trip you so thoughtfully put together for us.   It was ‘over the top’ fantastic.   Each place was the absolute best and all were so kind and helpful.. and fun!  The restaurants were spectacular…   Cape Grace and the hotel, the perfect way to start,, Read More

Thanks to Yvette, all the arrangements worked smoothly.  As always, the top quality guides are what made the difference between a normal trip and an outstanding one!  The information supplied in advance was well thought out and comprehensive. My only suggestion would be to emphasize the need to take more small bills ($1, $5,, Read More

The trip exceeded our expectations! From start to finish, it was smooth and efficient with dependable service. We felt taken care of throughout our journey. The pacing and sequence of the itinerary was perfect and we didn’t feel rushed off our feet like we missed something or stayed too long for it to become, Read More

Surpassed all of my expectations! African Portfolio was highly recommended by my friends! Everyone from beginning to end was so kind, super friendly and extremely professional. All the accommodations were superb — African Tulip, Ngorongoro Farm House, Mbuze Mawe Tented Camp, Kigali Serena and Virunga Lodge! Each location had its own unique characteristics to, Read More

Our trip was easily one of the best experiences of our lives to date!   EVERYTHING exceeded our expectations, from start to finish.  I cannot sing Yvette’s praises enough!  She is so knowledgeable and helpful.   And the price was definitely competitive with other safari companies we were researching.   We stayed at Kirkman’s Kamp at the, Read More

Our trip was amazing actually!  Anouk perfectly curated the experience so that it built and built into a more beautiful trip every single day. Whenever it came time to transition within the trip we weren’t ready to go, but were excited to see what came next!   For instance, we weren’t ready to leave Capetown,, Read More

Diane worked so hard to make my dream trip a reality. She focused on all my needs and her detail to attention allowed us to have the most amazing time in Africa.    Every T was crossed and every I was dotted before we left the US.   Our guide Chris in Harare was beyond, Read More

It was amazing from start to finish.  The lodgings were great. The guides were terrific.  The logistics were flawless. All the transfers and transportation went without a hitch.   More specifics- We had Garth the first day and the other two days were a different guide who was “colored”.  That was very educational to have, Read More

Dear Saruni Family, Jing and I want to express how much your Saruni adventure meant. Neither of us have ever been to Africa and we could not imagine a more significant life experience. The nature of Kenya, the warmth of your lodges, and the skill of your guides fulfilled our every dream. Riccardo: your, Read More

Dear Susan: Our safari was amazing! A truly memorable and fabulous vacation.   We stayed at Notten’s in Sabi Sands and at Thorny Bush – while different, both were excellent experiences and we felt well treated and looked after at both. The facilities were clean and well looked after, and staff was lovely. Meals were, Read More

Overall we rated our safari as excellent!   All accommodations were amazing and luxurious, particularly the Cape Grace hotel. The staff went out of their way to accommodate us and make us feel like we were taking care of. the hotel itself provided nooks and crannies to explore and also to come back to a, Read More

The trip far exceeded our expectations, which were high. The guides were top notch and we were given VIP treatment all the way! The itinerary was brilliant. Fodor’s recommended African Portfolio. I obtained several quotes and African Portfolio had the best price and best itinerary by far. Our guides were extremely knowledgeable and so, Read More

Hi Susan, So far we are having a great time – sunset cruise was great fun the first night followed by dinner at the hotel restaurant.  We are loving the crocodile meat.  Rafting was GREAT!  Really fun.  We did not want it to end.  And then the Boma restaurant was really fun too.  Today, Read More

This was one of the best trips ever; we cannot wait to return to South Africa.    After the initial referral, the follow up planning with and accessibility of Anouk, convinced us that we were working with the right person and company.  African Portfolio’s representatives in Africa were extremely helpful and always on time.   In, Read More

THANK YOU! THANK YOU!     I just got home on Sunday and wanted to tell you that I had the most awesome time in Africa!  I’m already planning my next trip so I can’t wait to hear about Gorilla adventures.   You were so right about it all.  Even as a single traveler, I met a, Read More

Dear Anouk: Thank you so much for the card and for checking on us!   We had the most amazing trip and cannot express how wonderful everything and everyone was.   Anouk has been fabulous every step of the way.   We could not have done this without her!   We were provided with any and all information., Read More

Dear Anouk ~ Thanks so much for your “above and beyond” service for our Africa trip!   We really appreciated all of the advice, guidance, support and attentiveness to ensuring we had an amazing time.  The little notes along the way at our hotels and for New Year’s were also great.   All accommodations were excellent. The, Read More

Hi Yvette,  So we arrived back yesterday and I am wide awake at 3:00 am typing this email to you! Anyway, the trip was FABULOUS and I wanted to thank you for helping make it all happen. From our time in Cape Town to our adventures at our safari lodges, no other trip quite, Read More

Good morning Yvette and thank you for sharing your expertise in planning this trip. We all had an amazing time, and feel truly fortunate to have experienced the beauty and warmth of the scenery and people of South Africa. After the long journey home, and the predictably bad airplane food, we ventured to a, Read More

Hi Yvette – WOW!  That’s the only way to describe our trip and many thanks to you for planning it for us. You heard our every word when we asked questions and made sure that everything from the minute we arrived to the minute we left more than Perfect.   Doug and I sneaked in, Read More

Yvette, I wanted to drop you a note about our trip before things got too crazy for me.  First off, this was by far the best vacation I have ever had. I am already thinking about my next trip to Africa!  We thoroughly enjoyed the trip from start to finish. The sequence of the, Read More

Yvette!   What a totally amazing trip we are having!    Food, people, accommodations, animal viewing!  We will have to talk when we return to share stories.   Thank you SO much for your hard work. Unbelievable!   The chef at Tarangire knows I want local food!   Trip of a lifetime! We would also like to suggest, Read More

Anouk did an exceptional job from start to finish in helping us plan a wonderful vacation.   Anouk arranged a trip for a good friend who raved about her time and said it was a “life changing” experience.   Everyone of African Portfolio’s colleagues along the way was friendly and efficient.  We never had to wait, Read More

Azura in Mozambique, Ngala Tented Camp and Singita Boulders on safari, Ellerman House and Delaire Graff were our favorite places.  Food Barn outside Cape Town was easily the best among many incredible meals. Although the tasting menu at Singita Boulders was a close second. The safari guides were fantastic – Steve at Ngala Tented, Read More

My boyfriend, Luis, and I planned a trip to South Africa within three weeks of departure. Anouk was extremely helpful, communicative and helpful from the onset. She was a phenomenal representative at African Portfolio.   Luis added that Anouk responded promptly to his email with an attractive package. She rapidly stood out among the approx, Read More

Oh my goodness, we cannot thank you enough! The trip was INCREDIBLE! Every single part about it (OK, except maybe my bug bites — still taking the malaria pills, though, so all good just in case!) was absolutely perfect. Each camp was so unique and special, and the food was delicious (we both came, Read More

Wonderful experience. Everything went very smoothly.   Anouk did an excellent job preparing us for our adventure! In terms of our accommodations,  Arusha Coffee, Treetops, Ngorongoro Manor & Migration Camp were uniformly excellent. Hotels in Rwanda & J-burg were very comfortable. Virunga Lodge is a beautiful location and wonderful facility. Vic Falls Hotel was great., Read More

It was an amazing trip!  Anouk planned it beautifully….we never had to worry a minute about pick ups – itinerary – accommodations.   We wanted this trip to be perfect and planned by someone who really knew Africa. We have used many travel agents in past, but having Anouk’s expertise was invaluable. All our accommodations, Read More

Good afternoon Anouk! We arrived earlier today and have since enjoyed an elephant sighting on our water taxi arrival, an amazing tour of Victoria Falls, and a delicious dinner here at the Royal Livingstone. Looking forward to everything in store for us! Thank you so much for your wonderful planning, this is shaping up, Read More