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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 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

September 2nd 2020  |   Unique Experiences, South Africa  |  by   Richard Smith

If you’re heading to South Africa for the British and Irish Lions tour next summer we’ve some great suggestions to make the most of your time in this spectacular country.  With good infrastructure and reliable internal and regional flights you’d be amazed by the variety we can weave into an ... 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 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

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

July 2nd 2020  |   Unique Experiences, Ethiopia  |  by   Francis Naumann

Ethiopia is primarily thought of as a cultural destination, and it has such an amazing history and rich culture that many people are happy to just focus on this aspect of the country.  However, it does in fact have a very wide range of habitats, and very varied wildlife as ... Read more