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Hi, Susan: We start our journey home today. The vacation has been a real success. Jennie and I were thrilled to see the Serengeti and found Tanzania to be a beautiful country. It’s hard to imagine, with its myriad resources, why it is so impoverished.Thanks again for the tour of Stone Town. I had, Read More

How would you rate your trip overall?   Excellent What was the most important reason for choosing AFRICAN PORTFOLIO?   Expertise   Comment: I read about African Portfolio on Fodors and Trip Advisor. The name kept appearing as I researched and you were local How many safari companies did you consider before selecting AFRICAN PORTFOLIO?   One, Read More

Dear Anouk, Terri and I are very upset with you and African Portfolios!  If you had told us earlier how wonderful South Africa is and what a great job you and your company does for your clients we would have come much earlier and stayed a lot longer. All kidding aside we are having, Read More

How would you rate your trip overall?  Excellent  Comment:  Super!  Guides, camps, view, animals, food, communal meaks, ambiance, etc all unbelievably great. Loved the tent camps. Guides soooo knowledgeable and have “telescopic eyes” Trip was almost perfect (we have visited 82 countries and 7 continents so we have some experience)   What was the, Read More

How would you rate your trip overall?  Excellent Comment:       Excellent trip. Hit all the things we wanted as part of the trip. What was the most important reason for choosing AFRICAN PORTFOLIO?  Competitive Cost Comment:       Attention to detail in designing the exact trip we requested. Were much more flexible than other tour operators with regards, Read More

How would you rate your trip overall?   Excellent Comment:       It was an extraordinary trip. Truly incredible. We are grateful for all of Anouk’s guidance and input. Everything she recommended was fantastic. What was the most important reason for choosing AFRICAN PORTFOLIO?    Referral Comment:       When it came to planning a trip to South Africa,, Read More

Thank you for the bottle of wine and the great trip you set up for us.  Had a wonderful time.  Everyone was friendly and helpful.  Food was outstanding!  Not a diet trip for sure.  Got several African massages. I liked the way you set the trip going from good to great on the camps., Read More

How would you rate your trip overall?  Excellent What was the most important reason for choosing AFRICAN PORTFOLIO?  Expertise How many safari companies did you consider before selecting AFRICAN PORTFOLIO?  One or Two How would you rate AFRICAN PORTFOLIO’S representatives in Africa?  Botswana, South Africa and Zambia – They were all excellent How would, Read More

Our trip was excellent surpassing our expectations. Perfect order of places to visit; ideal lengths of time at each; more engagement with local people than I had thought possible; carefully prepared food for my son with food allergies.   We were very well prepared through the information given and the call with Anouk a week, Read More

This trip was just wonderful. Yvette had everything planned. The Wilderness Safari Guide, Janice, in Cape Town was so interesting and pleasant. Like touring with a friend. The Camps were great. The accommodations, food, safaris, and guides and trackers were excellent. We really just had lots of fun. Saw all the animals. Yvette, planned, Read More

Hi Susan, Just want to touch base and tell you that we are home and had an amazing  time. The trip was just perfect and we couldn’t thank you more for all the wonderful planning. We enjoyed our vacation a lot, everything was planned and executed really well.  Tour guides at all places were, Read More

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