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“It was truly a trip of a lifetime for us!”

To say we had an incredible experience on our trip to Africa would be an extreme understatement. It was truly a trip of a lifetime for us! We decided last minute to do our Honeymoon in Africa and had zero clue where to even start. Luckily, as we were talking to a friend about wanting to go, we were referred to Nicole and her Team at A2A Safaris. I don’t know how she did it, but Nicole was able to pull together the most fabulous itinerary in such a short amount of time. Her knowledge and experience, sprinkled with a little bit of luck availability wise, left us with the best itinerary we could have asked for. We spent a few days in Cape Town, then made our way into Botswana for our Safari experience. We went to 3 camps and spent 3 nights at each: Jack’s Camp, Qorokwe Camp and Abu Camp. Each was a completely different and yet amazing experience. Nicole planned our trip in such a way that each day exceeded the expectations of the previous day. I kept thinking that there was no way tomorrow could be better than today was, but yet each day just got better and better. 

So, if you are wanting to plan a trip to Africa and have no idea what you are doing (or even if you do), I highly recommend Nicole and A2A Safaris. They take care of EVERYTHING, so you literally just show up and the rest is all done for you. 

Thank you, Nicole! This was a trip we will never forget. Your help, expertise and guidance made this an experience of a lifetime for us!

Brooke H.
(Safari to Botswana , South Africa)
Texas, July 2019

“Everything from transfers to the safaris and overnight accommodations before and after the trip were perfectly synchronised!”

Through A2ASafaris, Nicole arranged a 4-night safari excursion to Tanda Tula in Kruger National Park. Everything from transfers to the safaris and overnight accommodations before and after the trip were perfectly synchronized. She was responsive to all of our requests and provided suggestions which worked out well.

Bruce S.
(Safari to South Africa)
Hawaii, July 2019

“Helpful in leading us to a great destination”

Always very responsive.  She was helpful in leading us to a great destination and subtle but helpful in dissuading us from a more hectic itinerary.

Stanton M.
(Safari to South Africa)
Hawaii, July 2019

“Absolutely fantastic trip! ”

Lieze and Edwin were very responsive, helpful and knowledgeable! From booking to returning, the entire experience was easy and carefully planned! Madikwe Dithaba Lodge is an outstanding property where the staff really goes above and beyond to make a special experience for every guest! Every detail is thought through and it blends luxury with comfort! also, the game rides were spectacular! We saw animals extremely close and experienced great sites! Definitely recommend and will try to repeat this adventure! Everything was thought through during our stay, every detailed was carefully prepared. The staff was not only friendly, but attentive and proactive, from Aubrey and Connie, the managers, to Girly, the chef, Celestina and Precious, our servers, they made our stay memorable! Our ranger Will was also great! and the game viewing was fantastic with never more than 3 vehicles but most of the time we had the experience to ourselves. The lodge is not only luxurious but cosy and with breathtaking views! 

Hector G.
(Safari to South Africa)
Chicago IL , July 2019

“I just got back from a life changing trip to Botswana and South Africa and I wanted to express my gratitude for Nicole Fernandez!”

I just got back from a life changing trip to Botswana and South Africa and I wanted to express my gratitude for Nicole Fernandez!  

I was there with my friends celebrating Corey Palent’s 40th bday that was in the works for months!  Nicole was there every step of the way easing my concerns and was available literally 24/7!  She answered texts and calls promptly and was always cheerful!  She even looked at pictures of my duffle bag to make sure it was the right size and never made me feel dumb for asking questions or scrambling last minute.  

I was so nervous about doing the surprise helicopter ride for Corey.  Not only did she get on the phone will all of us (but Corey) to explain the magic of the experience, but she didn’t once judge me for having fears about doing it and gave me an easy option to just drive with the guide and enjoy the experience on the ground.  She never pressured us for add ons or anything that wasn’t completely wonderful.  Well, because she didn’t pressure me at all, I ended up deciding a week before the trip that I was going to go and she rearranged plans for me immediately.  The helicopter ride was life changing and I conquered a fear and loved the experience more than I could have imagined.

Nicole is so knowledgable and wonderful and I wanted her bosses to know that our entire group loved her and the trip she planned for us! Both camps were amazing (the staff and food at Qorokwe was particularly fabulous- Loraine, Beauty, KB, Jonah and at the rest of the staff left a stamp on our hearts forever. There was never a missing washcloth from the community bathrooms, we were greeted with hot towels always and everyone was happy and cheerful.  Even when I complimented the chef, she responded with “I made my food with love” and I swear you could taste it!!)

The only thing that would have made our experience better would have been for Nicole to be in Cape Town after Safari where we could treat her to a sundowner and share our gratitude in person and show her pictures of the week we just had!  

She made this trip wonderful and so easy.  Nicole is a fabulous reflection of your company and I can’t wait to book another trip and tell all of my friends about her!  With tremendous gratitude.

Krista P.
(Safari to Botswana, South Africa)
Los Angeles, CA, July 2019

“We couldn't have asked for a more perfect experience”

We couldn't have asked for a more perfect experience in Bostwana and Cape Town.  Nicole @ A2A Safaris managed every detail flawlessly.

Susan S.
(Safari to Botswana South Africa)
Rydal, PA, June 2019

“This is honestly the best trip we’ve ever had!!!!”

I never felt uncomfortable about anything!! Every question I had, I was answered right away! I was provided with ultimate guidance in everything. So prepared!! I appreciated all the communication and pre-departure information and fact sheets. Everything was perfect!! Going through Asilia Africa at the Sayari Camp for our first safari was the best decision we could have made. We were blown away by every aspect of this camp, and we are already planning our next trip back. The luxury camping accommodations were out of this world. The food was delicious for every meal. Our guides for the safari were so knowledgeable. And the staff at the camp were sincerely the kindest people we have ever met. I will always recommend Asilia Africa to anyone because it is guaranteed to be amazing. This was the best trip of our lives!

Ashley W.
(Safari to Tanzania)
East Grand Rapids, Michigan, June 2019

“Wow! What an amazing adventure.”

Wow! What an amazing adventure. We are eternally grateful to Nicole Fernandez for planning a once-in-a-lifetime trip for us. She is not just our "travel agent", she is our new best friend! I can't say enough about Nicole's knowledge, professionalism and detail-oriented planning. She had the best recommendations and tips and walked us through every stage of the planning and traveling. We are saving our money so she can plan another trip for us. Thank you so much Nicole! Much love and many hugs from Texas!

Joni H.
(Safari to Botswana)
Midland, Texas, May 2019

“The best honeymoon we could have ever asked for!”

Lieze helped us plan the best honeymoon we could ask for. My wife and I are already discussing another trip, and I wouldn't hesitate to use them again! Lieze was quick and friendly during the whole process. We are especially thankful for moving our trip back several days to accommodate a friend's wedding. Asilia was great. We really enjoyed the camps, game drives, food and service. It made for an awesome honeymoon.

Rand D.
(Safari to Tanzania)
Houston, TX, May 2019

“The entire trip was a complete dream.”

We worked with Nicole F., who set us up for our honeymoon in Cape Town, South Africa and Botswana. The entire trip was a complete dream. Nicole was so incredibly knowledgeable and had great tips and tricks along the way. The hotels and camps she set us up with were unbelievable in terms of the service, staff and experience. 

The care Nicole put into this trip was top-notch. I would not hesitate to call her in a heartbeat for our next vacation. Thank you for everything, Nicole and A2A, for making our honeymoon so memorable and special. We will ABSOLUTELY be using your services again.

Sarah C.
(Safari to South Africa Botswana)
Santa Monica, CA, April 2019

“The entire trip was a complete dream.”

We worked with Nicole F., who set us up for our honeymoon in Cape Town, South Africa and Botswana. The entire trip was a complete dream. Nicole was so incredibly knowledgeable and had great tips and tricks along the way. The hotels and camps she set us up with were unbelievable in terms of the service, staff and experience. 

The care Nicole put into this trip was top-notch. I would not hesitate to call her in a heartbeat for our next vacation. Thank you for everything, Nicole and A2A, for making our honeymoon so memorable and special. We will ABSOLUTELY be using your services again.

Sarah C.
(Safari to South Africa Botswana)
Santa Monica, CA, April 2019

“The trip was just magnificent...the scenery and animals seen are just beautiful beyond description!”

Lieze and Edwin did a fantastic job assembling the pieces for my Zambia trip. They understand well what we like to see, how we like to stay in a place, etc. The safari drives are like riding through heaven! The animals and landscapes are so unbelievably spectacular, and the guides are my heroes (they know so much, share their knowledge, are passionate about the animals and conservation, and their country). Zambia is beyond spectacular - it is heaven on Earth. I cannot wait to return and see more of the country, more of its people, more of its landscape and animals. I left a piece of my heart there! I am crying a bit as I type this, as Zambia touched me so deeply. 

Heidi W.
(Safari to Zambia)
New York, NY, March 2019

“Excellent organization. Every thing was very well executed.”

It was an exceptional trip. We have been to two countries. The trip was organized flawlessly. The two lodges and hotel were all superb. The staff in all three places was the best. The places were different which enriched the experience. Hoanib Valley Camp is a new place and its specialty is the Geological Unique formation, more than the animals. It is unique, deserts and very imposing. Cape Town is a beautiful town and we had two fantastic guides who were very knowledgeable and efficient. We could have spent more time there. Kruger National Park. We were not disappointed by the many animals, expert guidance the tractor, Ernest and guide Scott. The camp is run very efficiently. We were sad to say goodbye to each and every camp. 

Eva and Gideon L.
(Safari to Namibia South Africa)
Dallas, Texas, February 2019

“Incredible! Trip of a lifetime.”

The pre-planning with Lieze and then the help from Janice made the trip a thousand times better. All the transfers were seamless and we felt totally taken care of. Safari, Cape Town, and wine country equally dazzled us and broke the trip up into 3 epic chapters. Every single person that we encountered, from the hotel staff to street performers to the security agents at the Johannesburg airport was incredibly nice and helpful. Amazingly seamless. It was so nice to be taken care of being so travel weary. Aside from the fact that it's very time consuming to get from our city to the various places we visited in South Africa, the logistics provided by A2A were A+.

Jena and Bill A.
(Safari to South Africa)
Atlanta, GA, January 2019

“The food was incredible EVERYWHERE!”

We found A2A while looking to book our honeymoon and I’m so glad we did. Lieze was a pleasure to work with and truly listened to our desires and interests and created an itinerary that made the most sense for us and within the budget we were comfortable with. It was an unforgettable trip and we couldn’t be more thrilled with everything. Thank you!

Rob and Jena N.
(Safari to South Africa)
Brooklyn, NY, December 2018