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May 18th 2018  |  Botswana, Travel, Zambia  |  by  Charlotte Opperman

Telegraph Travel Awards: Vote and win an eight night Botswana safari We are delighted that Aardvark Safaris features in the best Specialist Tour Operator category of the annual Telegraph Travel Awards. Whoever you choose to vote for, and we’d like it to be us, there’s a chance to win one ... Read more

April 9th 2018  |  Botswana, Kenya, Mozambique, Namibia, Riding Safaris, Travel, Unique Experiences  |  by  Charlotte Opperman

Riding through the African wilderness is unlike any other safari and probably takes you as close to nature as you’ll ever get. Your horse acts as the best 4 x 4, covering the ground effortlessly and accessing areas way beyond any motorised safari. It’s an exhilarating, peaceful and entrancing way ... Read more

April 9th 2018  |  Botswana, Kenya, Tanzania, Travel, Unique Experiences, Zambia, Zimbabwe  |  by  Richard Smith
Singita Explore sundowners, Grumeti, Tanzania 

Mobile safaris are the original and most authentic way to experience Africa’s wilderness.  Their exclusivity lies in access to private patches of exquisite habitat, totally private wildlife viewing, and a real sense of adventure. They range in style from the very simple to extremely comfortable.  Try one and we guarantee ... Read more

March 16th 2018  |  Botswana, Family Safaris, Kenya, South Africa, Travel, Zambia  |  by  Alice Gully
Time + Tide Chinzombo, South Luangwa, Zambia

Every safari camp or lodge we use has been personally tried and tested by one of our team.  It’s taken as read that they all offer magnificent wildlife viewing but some just offer that little extra which elevates them to another level.  Here are a few of our favourites. Epic ... Read more

March 12th 2018  |  Botswana, Malawi, Maldives, Mozambique, Seychelles, Travel, Zambia, Zimbabwe  |  by  Charlotte Opperman
North Island, Seychelles

African islands come in all shapes and forms, from palm studded jewels in the Indian Ocean to enclaves in the middle of the Okavango Delta.  They can all have the tag ‘exclusive’ attributed to them in one way or another - here are some of our hand-picked favourites. Wildlife paradise ... Read more

March 8th 2018  |  Botswana, Riding Safaris, South Africa, Unique Experiences, Zimbabwe  |  by  Charlotte Opperman
Robin Pope Safaris, group walking safaris in Zambia

Safari is a rewarding holiday for anyone wanting to travel alone. Whether you want to join a small group of like-minded travellers or have a tailor-made safari itinerary planned just for you, there are hundreds of possibilities. In fact, of all the trips we organise, it’s probably only self drive ... Read more

February 20th 2018  |  Botswana, Kenya, Madagascar, Malawi, Mauritius, Mozambique, Seychelles, South Africa, Tanzania, Travel, Zambia, Zanzibar and islands, Zimbabwe  |  by  Charlotte Opperman
Lemuria Seychelles

A few days on the beach complement a safari perfectly.  It’s a great way to prepare for, or relax after, the early morning safari starts.  The enormous variety in accommodation style along Africa’s glorious Indian Ocean coastline – from barefoot chic hideaways to resort-style hotels – means there is something ... Read more

February 12th 2018  |  Botswana, Travel, Unique Experiences  |  by  Alice Gully

What? The Okavango Delta is one of the world’s largest inland delta, where one of Africa’s greatest rivers floods into the Kalahari desert, pooling in a network of channels and lakes, creating new islands and rewriting the landscape each and every year. Best of all, the Okavango Delta’s waters are ... Read more

January 22nd 2018  |  Botswana, South Africa, Tanzania, Travel, Zambia  |  by  Charlotte Opperman
Time + Tide Chinzombo, South Luangwa, Zambia

Africa’s luxury safari lodges come in all shapes and forms  - from opulent properties offering all singing, all dancing lavishness in the wilderness to exquisite private safari houses.   If you prefer not to stay under canvas in a classic tented camp, or would like to mix styles of accommodation, then ... Read more

January 19th 2018  |  Botswana, Kenya, Namibia, Travel, Zambia  |  by  Charlotte Opperman

Safari accommodation in Africa offers diversity to match that of its amazing scenery, but little beats the adventure, romance and real safari feel of staying under canvas in a classic tented camp.   Close the zip at night and you are enclosed in a wonderfully comfortable cocoon, yet still part of ... Read more