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December 16th 2020  |   Wildlife Safaris, Unique Experiences  |  by   Francis Naumann

We’re delighted to be sending clients back to Africa and are planning many more safaris for the coming months. With wide open spaces, few visitors and remote lodges Africa ticks all the boxes for a post-lockdown holiday. We’ve had some fun collating 10 bucket list safaris for 2021 and beyond, ... Read more

December 4th 2020  |   Wildlife Safaris  |  by   Aardvark Safaris

We’ve got 12 questions for you in this year’s Christmas quiz. Where would you find some of Africa’s iconic wildlife species as well as some animals that are probably known only by experts. Test yourself with the multiple choice questions below and let us know how you get on in ... Read more

November 6th 2020  |   Botswana, Wildlife Safaris  |  by   Francis Naumann

Botswana’s Okavango Delta is a magnet for superlatives, Africa’s last Eden, Paradise on Earth, all sorts of hyperbole is thrown at it. In truth, it is a truly epic place, one of pristine and delicate beauty, and intricate relationships between geography, wildlife, vegetation, water levels, migratory birds, and a mere ... Read more

November 3rd 2020  |   Family Safaris, Travel, Wildlife Safaris  |  by   Alice Gully

If you’re planning an escape with your nearest and dearest after the enforced separation of lockdown, this fabulous selection of properties covers thousands of acres of wildlife filled wilderness and richly populated marine reefs where exclusive safaris can be enjoyed in almost total isolation. Cottar’s Bush Villa, Masai Mara, Kenya ... Read more

November 2nd 2020  |   Family Safaris, Kenya, Riding Safaris, Wildlife Safaris  |  by   Becky Thomson

Astonishing wildlife mixed with a wealth of activities warrants Kenya’s reputation as one of Africa’s most prized destinations. A safari here offers a quintessential ‘Out of Africa’ experience to delight veteran safari-goers and new travellers alike. There's no question that Kenya is a knockout safari country, and best of all ... Read more

October 19th 2020  |   Wildlife Safaris, Unique Experiences  |  by   Richard Smith

'Can you go to Africa at the moment,' is the comment I get most often as I describe the latest incredible feedback from clients in Kenya or Tanzania. With the summer we’ve all just endured, and the various rules imposed upon us, it seems almost impossible that people are travelling ... Read more

October 16th 2020  |   Wildlife Safaris, Unique Experiences  |  by   Alice Gully

The need, every now and again, to mentally and physically escape from the day to day runs deep within our human nature.   To unleash the passion of discovering something new, the yearning to broaden horizons and to challenge ourselves sits within us all. Leisure travel, in all its forms, fulfils ... Read more

October 2nd 2020  |   Kenya, Wildlife Safaris, Unique Experiences  |  by   Becky Thomson

Great Plains Conservation has unveiled a 12 night, ultra-exclusive safari direct to Kenya’s best safari camps from New York city. This once-in-a-lifetime vacation departs John F Kennedy airport on Saturday 21st November 2020 and returns to the USA on Friday 4th December. Travel The Safari Pioneers will have exclusive use ... 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

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