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October 20th 2020  |   News  |  by   Richard Smith

On 17 March 2020 the UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) advised against all but essential travel for UK travellers destined anywhere around the globe for 30 days (through to 15 April 2020). This advice has been updated a couple of times, most recently updating the global advisory against ‘all ... Read more

October 19th 2020  |   Wildlife Safaris, Unique Experiences  |  by   Richard Smith

This is the comment I get most often as I describe the latest incredible feedback from clients in Kenya or Tanzania. With the summer we’ve all just endured, and the various rules imposed upon us, it seems almost impossible that people are travelling to Africa. But they are and in ... Read more

October 16th 2020  |   Wildlife Safaris, Unique Experiences  |  by   Alice Gully

The need, every now and again, to mentally and physically escape from the day to day runs deep within our human nature.   To unleash the passion of discovering something new, the yearning to broaden horizons and to challenge ourselves sits within us all. Leisure travel, in all its forms, fulfils ... Read more

October 2nd 2020  |   Kenya, Wildlife Safaris, Unique Experiences  |  by   Becky Thomson

Great Plains Conservation has unveiled a 12 night, ultra-exclusive safari direct to Kenya’s best safari camps from New York city. This once-in-a-lifetime vacation departs John F Kennedy airport on Saturday 21st November 2020 and returns to the USA on Friday 4th December. Travel The Safari Pioneers will have exclusive use ... Read more

September 29th 2020  |   Unique Experiences, Ethiopia  |  by   Francis Naumann

As part of a series of hosted trips led by some of the most experienced in the Aardvark Safaris' sales team, Francis will be heading back to Ethiopia in October 2022.  Here are the full itinerary details and if you are considering joining Francis on this one-off trip of a ... Read more

September 28th 2020  |   Unique Experiences  |  by   Francis Naumann

The Serengeti is one of the best known and most photographed wildlife habitats on Earth. Who (of us who are old enough) can forget Hugo Van Lawick’s fabulous documentaries made there in the 1960s and 70s or Alan Root’s incredible underwater crocodile footage and aerial cinematography of the wildebeest migration? ... Read more

September 28th 2020  |   Unique Experiences, Zambia  |  by   Lucinda Rome

As part of a series of hosted trips led by some of the most experienced travellers in the Aardvark Safaris’ sales team, Lucinda will be heading back to Zambia in June 2022 (see full details here).   If you are interested in joining this wonderful safari, we thought you might ... Read more

September 25th 2020  |   Botswana, Kenya, Namibia, Unique Experiences, Tanzania, Zambia, Zimbabwe  |  by   Francis Naumann

Aardvark Safaris has been arranging the best holidays with the very best guides and hosts in Africa for over two decades. We know them all, and can help our clients realise their dreams of experiencing Africa in the company of a true 'Old Hand'. Our favourite hosted safaris include: Fly ... Read more

September 23rd 2020  |   Riding Safaris, Namibia, Unique Experiences  |  by   Alice Gully

As part of a series of hosted trips led by some of the most experienced in the Aardvark Safaris' sales team, Alice will be co-hosting a riding safari in Namibia in September 2021. Full itinerary details can be found here and if you are considering joining Alice on this trip ... Read more

September 22nd 2020  |   Ethiopia  |  by   Francis Naumann

Francis visited Ethiopia in March 2020 and has written a series of blogs on this facinating country.  For easy reference we've gathered them together here. Ethiopia - The Africa you didn't expect I thought I’d seen all that Africa has to offer during more than 25 years of travelling the ... Read more