Giltedge DMC - Southern Africa

Giltedge DMC is an award-winning, luxury inbound tour operator with an in-depth knowledge of Southern Africa, East Africa, and the Indian Ocean islands. Giltedge create tailor-made itineraries to the best destinations in Africa, from South Africa to Botswana to Rwanda. Founded in 2001, Giltedge is passionate about sharing the best of this beautiful continent with outstanding levels of service. This has sealed their reputation as an authority in African travel, voted “South Africa’s Leading Luxury Tour Operator” no less than 9 times at the annual “World Travel Awards”.

Southern Africa

Covering South Africa, Botswana, Namibia, Mozambique, Zambia, and Zimbabwe, Giltedge can offer your groups some fabulous two centre programmes for incentives, dedicated Safaris in Botswana, CSR programmes in Rwanda, or bucket list experiences such as the Victoria Falls in Zimbabwe, or Zambia. With an IATA licence, Giltedge can arrange all domestic flights and logistic for the most action packed opportunities, and their buying power can deliver on top lodges and hotels for accommodation.

Key Regions

South Africa

Main Airports

O.R. Tambo International Airport - South Africa
Sir Seretse Khama International Airport - Botswana
Hosea Kutako International Airport - Namibia
Maputo International Airport - Mozambique
Kenneth Kaunda International Airport - Zambia
Robert Gabriel Mugabe International Airport - Zimbabwe

Time Difference

GMT +2 (No daylight saving observed, so BST +1 hr)


South Africa - SA Rand (ZAR)
Botswana - Pula (BWP)
Namibia - SA Rand (ZAR)
Mozambique - Metical (MZN)
Zambia - Kwacha (ZMK)
Zimbabwe - US Dollar (USD)

(ZAR widely accepted)


South Africa - South Africa has 11 official languages (IsiZulu, isiXhosa, Afrikaans, English, Sesotho sa Leboa, Setswana, Sesotho, Xitsonga, siSwati, Tshivenda, isiNdebele.)
Botswana - Official Language | English (Other | Setswana)
Namibia - Official Language | English (Other | Oshiwambo, Khoekhoe, Afrikaans, Kwangali, Herero)
Mozambique - Official Language | Portuguese (Other | Around 43 (mostly Bantu))
Zambia - Official Language | English
Zimbabwe - Zimbabwe has 16 Official languages, one of which is English. The most widely spoken langauge in Zimbabew is Shona, spoken by approz 70% of the population


Giltedge DMC services include professional conference and meeting organising, ranging from small boardroom conferences right through to large-scale association meetings. They offer a seamless experience from the conceptualisation stage through to meeting completion and post-travel requirements.

Giltedge DMC's extensive local product knowledge ensures they will help you choose destinations with excellent infrastructure – from the airports to convention centres, transport, hotels and restaurants.

Take your next conference or meeting to the African bush where delegates will be richly rewarded with spectacular hotels and facilities. Giltedge's buying power will help you obtain the best accommodation and meeting space, to budget. 



Always willing to think outside of the box Giltedge DMC create unique, extraordinary itineraries in locations ranging from Africa’s sophisticated cities to bush hideaways.

Ideas include:

- Indulging in beach, wine and adrenaline fun in Cape Town, South Africa
- Viewing the Big 5 on safari, South Africa and beyond
- Visiting the Valley of 1 000 Hills in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
- Playing golf on the Garden Route, South Africa
- Being inspired by the mighty Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe and Zambia
- Experiencing the islands off the coast of Mozambique
- Setting off into the Namibian desert in a hot-air balloon


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