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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

June 9th 2020  |   Botswana  |  by   Jess Hills

One of Africa’s top safari destinations, Botswana fully deserves its place on the wildlife enthusiast’s bucket list with its stunning wetland scenery and wealth of wildlife. Venture away from the Okavango Delta and you’ll find fascinating desert adapted species, epic spring flower displays, vast salt pans, endless deserts, one of ... Read more

May 29th 2020  |   Botswana, Kenya, Riding Safaris, South Africa, Tanzania  |  by   Alice Gully

“One can get in a car and see what man has made. One must get on a horse to see what God has made." Riding safaris are among the most popular holidays we plan so we were wondering what our loyal safari steeds are up to during this worldwide pandemic. ... Read more

May 20th 2020  |   Botswana, Kenya, Wildlife Safaris, South Africa, Zimbabwe  |  by   Alice Gully

We’re missing our African travels as are, we imagine, many of our clients too. So, with help from our partners on the ground, we’ve gathered together a selection of videos to bring the wild of the African savannah to you. As well as providing enjoyment for us in our homes, ... Read more

May 12th 2020  |   Botswana, Family Safaris, Kenya, Riding Safaris, Wildlife Safaris, Namibia, Rwanda, Unique Experiences, South Africa, Tanzania, Zambia  |  by   Richard Smith

Some of the camps below are known beyond the safari world, others are the hidden gems we love that lift a safari from 'good' to 'exceptional'. What they all have in common is the exclusive nature of their set up which means they fill quickly. If you’ve got your heart ... Read more

April 27th 2020  |   Botswana, Family Safaris, Kenya, Unique Experiences, South Africa  |  by   Alice Gully

With travel out of the question at the moment, we’ve been in touch with some of our best-loved family camps to bring you some of the fun and more unusual safari activities they offer. We’ve called them ‘home-schooling safari style’ but really it’s an excuse to gather together some of ... Read more

December 17th 2019  |   Botswana  |  by   Francis Naumann

The immense Chobe National Park is renowned for its huge numbers of elephant, which at 50,000 is the largest single population remaining in Africa. The park runs across the northern edge of Botswana, following the course of the Chobe River westwards from its confluence with the Zambezi until it becomes ... Read more

October 9th 2019  |   Botswana, Community Safaris, Travel, Unique Experiences, Zambia, Zimbabwe  |  by   Richard Smith

The original safaris were walking safaris and this is still one of the best ways to really experience Africa. With an expert guide alongside you, you’ll sense things around you in a way much more vivid than you would from a vehicle. It may be the case that you're not ... Read more

September 26th 2019  |   Botswana, Travel  |  by   Charlotte Opperman

This exceptional safari destination is a rare combination of desert and delta, coupled with staggering amounts of wildlife.   If you want a classic safari amid Africa’s iconic big species, with wonderful guiding and lovely accommodation then look no further than this irresistible paradise.  Here are some highlights from our travels ... Read more

September 23rd 2019  |   Botswana  |  by   Richard Smith

Since Botswana is twice the size of the UK, the diversity between habitats across the various safari areas shouldn’t be a huge surprise. But anyone who hasn’t experienced the Northern Tuli Game Reserve, would probably be shocked that this arid landscape could really just be a single flight away from ... Read more