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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

August 17th 2020  |   Wildlife Safaris, Unique Experiences, Zambia  |  by   Richard Smith

Zambia has reopened her doors and with so many of our team having lived and worked here it’s one we feel particularly close to.  Here’s a real 'escape from it all' suggestion. One of Africa’s oldest safari destinations, Zambia is where walking safaris were pioneered with safari legends Norman Carr ... Read more

June 22nd 2020  |   Wildlife Safaris, Zambia  |  by   Alice Gully

Zambia tops the list of many safari specialists’ favourite southern African countries. The woodlands, the rivers, the elephants, the bright red sausage tree flowers, the Zambezi valley escarpment, walking safaris, boating, excellent wild dog and leopard sightings, and exceptional guiding make it a first class safari destination. On top of ... 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 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

March 6th 2020  |   Interviews, Zambia  |  by   Charlotte Opperman

Deb Tittle is without question one of Africa’s leading safari guides.  Over the last 22 years she’s led nearly 3,000 walking safaris through the African wilderness.  Having honed her skills working with renowned safari guides Robin Pope and Derek Shenton, she now runs her own operation at Mapazi Camp in ... 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 23rd 2019  |   Malawi, Zambia  |  by   Charlotte Opperman

Combining the safari areas of Zambia with some R&R on the shores of Lake Malawi is a cracking combination, and flights between the two mean you can get from one to the other in the space of half a day.  You’ll get wildlife by the bucket load and safari activities ... Read more

September 20th 2019  |   Rwanda, Zambia  |  by   Francis Naumann

It was a client’s request to combine Rwanda and Zambia that got me thinking about the airline routings in Africa that bring together disparate countries and experiences. The tigers in the title are tigerfish rather than the stripy forest dwelling predators, but five times a week it’s possible to leave ... Read more

June 12th 2019  |   Travel, South Africa, Zambia, Zimbabwe  |  by   Francis Naumann

Victoria Falls, a safari in Botswana’s Okavango Delta, then a few days exploring Cape Town is like a like a classic sandwich with the safari as the filling.  It’s safari holiday that works brilliantly if you are looking for an exciting idea during the Easter holidays. Victoria Falls Victoria Falls ... Read more