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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

August 21st 2020  |   Wildlife Safaris, Rwanda, Unique Experiences  |  by   Richard Smith

Rwanda reopened mid-August which is very good news for the mountain gorillas since much of their conservation is funded from tourist revenue. Gorillas are without question the main draw here but, as our ideas show, Rwanda is a more of complete safari country than it might seem at first glance. ... Read more

August 19th 2020  |   Wildlife Safaris, Namibia  |  by   Alice Gully

Namibia, currently scheduled to reopen to visitors on 17th September, is a remarkable country in so many ways. With ever-changing landscapes, wonderful light, and incredible scenery, it is far from a barren wasteland or a one-trick pony; it has desert adapted wildlife aplenty, rich seas along the Atlantic coast, and ... Read more

August 18th 2020  |   Wildlife Safaris, Unique Experiences, Tanzania  |  by   Francis Naumann

Tanzania has been welcoming visitors since mid-July.  We’ve opted for a northern Tanzania suggestion here but there’s plenty else to choose from with Zanzibar and the south providing glorious beaches and epic wildlife encounters too. Northern Tanzania has more than its fair share of safari wonders with the magnificent Ngorongoro ... 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

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

August 4th 2020  |   Wildlife Safaris, South Africa  |  by   Francis Naumann

While Zambia is thought of as the home of the walking safari, South Africa, and the Kruger region in particular, also offers a variety of walking options from small tented camps in private areas. What’s more, they are relatively easy to reach, are great value, and can often be taken ... Read more

July 22nd 2020  |   Family Safaris, Wildlife Safaris, Conservation Safaris, Unique Experiences  |  by   Alice Gully

Tailor made travel is our forte and it’s rare that any two of our holidays are the same. We love the challenge of coming up with something special that ‘nails it’ in terms of personalising a safari just for you. But where we do see some similarity is in the ... Read more

July 21st 2020  |   Wildlife Safaris, Unique Experiences  |  by   Francis Naumann

Regular updates from our partners in Africa keep us informed and inspired. From wild dog movements to camp upgrades it’s all logged this end so we’re totally up to date.  We thought we’d share some of the good news stories that have popped into our inboxes over the last few ... Read more

July 16th 2020  |   Wildlife Safaris, Conservation Safaris, Unique Experiences  |  by   Richard Smith

Recent chat around tourism has suggested people will want to travel more ethically and sustainably in a post-Covid world, and while it’s undeniable that you’ll have to burn some carbon to get to Africa, there are myriad ways of supporting this wish when you actually arrive. Our choice at Aardvark ... Read more