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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 safari 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 hosted Ethiopia safari full itinerary details and if you are considering joining Francis on this ... 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 hosted Zambia safari, we thought ... 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

September 15th 2020  |   Kenya, Wildlife Safaris  |  by   Francis Naumann

Kenya’s incredible Masai Mara is world renowned for its dense wildlife population and for the beauty of its iconic ‘Out of Africa’ landscapes. With wide open rolling plains dotted with acacias and desert date (or balanites) trees, patches of dense riverine forest along the Mara and Talek rivers, stands of ... Read more

September 9th 2020  |   Travel, Kenya, Unique Experiences  |  by   Richard Smith

This week Kicheche, which operates camps in Kenya, shared the following email with us which they'd been sent by clients due to visit them: "The five of us are really looking forward to our safari at Bush Camp later in September, this year. Can we have James as our guide ... Read more

September 2nd 2020  |   Unique Experiences, South Africa  |  by   Richard Smith

If you’re heading to South Africa for the British and Irish Lions tour next summer we’ve some great suggestions to make the most of your time in this spectacular country.  With good infrastructure and reliable internal and regional flights you’d be amazed by the variety we can weave into an ... Read more