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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

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

August 10th 2020  |   Kenya, Wildlife Safaris  |  by   Alice Gully

Kenya started to welcome visitors again on 1st August.  One of the most popular destinations for our clients’ holidays, Kenya is fabulously versatile, with brilliant options for honeymoons, anniversary and birthday celebrations, families and multi-generational safaris.  The wildlife action, exceptional year round, becomes truly extraordinary when wildebeest migration is in ... Read more

June 17th 2020  |   Kenya, Unique Experiences  |  by   Jess Hills

Private conservancies are areas of land set aside for wildlife habitat and conservation. Often landowners choose to do this themselves or, as in the case of the Masai Mara Private Conservancies, tourism operators lease land from Masai landowners. Conservancies differ from national parks and reserves in that they are not ... Read more

June 17th 2020  |   Kenya, Wildlife Safaris  |  by   Becky Thomson

Kenya is one of the most popular destinations for our clients’ holidays. It is incredibly versatile, with brilliant options for honeymoons, anniversary and birthday celebrations, families and multi-generational safaris. It is well known to many British because of our colonial and military associations, and the large ex-pat community that lives ... 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 22nd 2020  |   Kenya, Wildlife Safaris, Photography Safaris, Unique Experiences, Tanzania, Zambia  |  by   Lucinda Rome

Among the many trips enjoyed in Africa are some with a specific focus: wildlife photography, a particular species, an annual event, or even a safari guide course, are good examples. Planning safaris like these is hugely rewarding and we love using our expertise to get all the details exactly right. ... Read more

May 21st 2020  |   Family Safaris, Kenya, Wildlife Safaris  |  by   Alice Gully

House in the Wild is a family owned boutique lodge on the edge of the Masai Mara.  We asked owner Lippa Wood what life has been like in lockdown. The moment coronavirus was called a pandemic our lives here at House in the Wild began to change. By the time ... 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