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July 14th 2014  |   Botswana, Riding Safaris  |  by   Jo Ainscough

Last December I took a magical riding safari through the Okavango Delta, perhaps the most famous game area in Botswana. I had a fantastic time, with spectacular game viewing, long gallops along open flood plains and swimming with my horse through some of the myriad of channels that make up ... Read more

July 14th 2014  |   Botswana  |  by   Alice Gully

‘Everyone should do a private mobile safari before they die’. Maybe not the sort of view widely held among the general population, but a comment we are used to - and fully believe - at Aardvark Safaris. The latest to utter (actually re-utter in this case) these hallowed words of ... Read more

July 13th 2014  |   Botswana, Unique Experiences  |  by   Jo Ainscough

I had visions of leaving a cold and wet Edinburgh for an outrageously hot and even wetter Botswana - I was wrong. I spent a couple of weeks in December (their summer) exploring parts of this large but under populated country. Even though I went in the supposed rainy season, ... Read more

July 13th 2014  |   Botswana  |  by   James Eacott

My recent trip to Botswana took me through the whole range of accommodation styles, activities and wildlife on offer in this safari wonderland. I could write pages on the whole experience but in the end decided the best way to break it down to manageable chunks was to look at ... Read more

March 2nd 2018  |   Botswana, Kenya, South Africa  |  by   Charlotte Opperman

Introducing your family to the thrill of Africa family safaris is magical. Pick the right spot and you’ll have the holiday of a lifetime. We can recommend exclusive safari houses, privately guided mobile safaris and classic tented camps. All offering wildlife and cultural experiences that embrace every generation. Aardvark favourites include: Kenya ... Read more

July 13th 2014  |   Botswana, Community Safaris  |  by   Jo Netscher

Whenever I used to hear someone talk about Botswana there were two things that would immediately spring to mind. The first was the vivacious character of Mma Ramotswe, from Alexander McCall-Smith’s ‘Number 1 Ladies' Detective Agency’. The second being the image of African elephants wading through the luscious green flood ... Read more

June 21st 2014  |   Botswana  |  by   Richard Smith

When John Spence rides into a herd of grumpy elephant, he's very happy his alert horse seems already poised for a quick exit! I'd forgotten what a great experience it is to ride among Africa's game. On my last trip to Botswana we got fairly close to some grumpy bull ... Read more

June 21st 2014  |   Botswana, Wildlife Safaris  |  by   Jo Ainscough

I had visions of leaving a cold and wet Edinburgh for an outrageously hot and even wetter Botswana - I was wrong. I spent a couple of weeks in December (their summer) exploring parts of this large but under populated country, and even though I went in the supposed rainy ... Read more