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January 15th 2019  |  Botswana, Congo, Madagascar, Tanzania, Travel, Unique Experiences, Zambia, Zimbabwe  |  by  Richard Smith

Peace, space and the absence of mechanical noise are among the greatest luxuries an African holiday can offer. When stripped of the trappings of the 21st century the sounds of this incredible continent add a layer of depth to any visit, with birds, insects, animals and the breeze all adding ... Read more

November 9th 2018  |  Rwanda, Tanzania, Travel, Uganda, Unique Experiences, Wildlife Safaris  |  by  Richard Smith

The BBC TV David Attenborough series "Dynasties" followed a whoop of chimpanzees in Senegal, but it is also possible to track chimpanzees in  East African too. Chimpanzees live in rainforest and wet savannah across several countries in central and East Africa and Aardvark Safaris offers guests the opportunities to track ... Read more

October 23rd 2018  |  Tanzania, Travel  |  by  Becky Thomson

As part of our training at Aardvark Safaris every member of the sales team travels on familiarisation trips, affectionately known as a ‘fam trip’, to trial camps and safaris first hand. My recent fam trip included a circuit of Northern Tanzania – an area in which we organise many holidays. ... Read more

August 13th 2018  |  Tanzania, Travel, Unique Experiences, Wildlife Safaris  |  by  Richard Smith

Gorilla tracking comes high on many people’s wish lists and the reality of seeing our close cousins in the wild, in Uganda or Rwanda, never disappoints. Chimp tracking is also an unforgettable experience as you watch their primate antics and family group dynamics. For those of us who've tracked chimps, ... Read more

June 14th 2018  |  Malawi, Namibia, South Africa, Tanzania, Zambia  |  by  Charlotte Opperman

We’ve always got an ear tuned to what’s happening in Africa – filtering out the good from the less good.  Sifting through new camp openings is one of the great perks of the job and visiting a new gem is always a buzz.   Among the recent safari additions here are ... Read more

May 29th 2018  |  Botswana, Mozambique, Namibia, South Africa, Tanzania, Travel  |  by  Francis Naumann
Chiawa Camp, Lower Zambezi, Zambia

We work with hundreds of safari camps and lodges – well over 600 at the last count - throughout Southern and East Africa.   In the nearly 20 years since Aardvark Safaris started, we’ve seen plenty come and go, but there are some that have featured on itineraries almost constantly over ... Read more

May 21st 2018  |  Kenya, Tanzania, Unique Experiences, Wildlife Safaris  |  by  Renate

Have a look at our wildebeest migration blogs below for everything you want to know about the wildebeest migration.  They cover the when and where, along with top tips on how to view this extraordinary wildlife event. Magical Migration The wildebeest, seemingly assembled from the wreckage of all the other ... Read more

May 1st 2018  |  Tanzania, Travel, Unique Experiences  |  by  Francis Naumann

I’m over 50, a little overweight, not especially fit, have misshapen feet and dodgy knees, and I’ve recently climbed Mount Kilimanjaro for the second time, got to the top, and loved every bit of it. It was an astonishingly good trip, stratospherically better than the one I did 20 years ... Read more

April 30th 2018  |  Tanzania, Travel  |  by  Alice Gully
Sayari Camp wildebeest Northern Tanzania

Northern Tanzania is arguably the classic safari destination, home to Ngorongoro Crater, Serengeti and Lake Manyara to name the ‘biggies’.  Countless wildlife films and coffee table books have documented the wildlife and scenery in this extraordinarily diverse region and it’s quite deserving of its reputation. The downside of this notoriety ... Read more

April 27th 2018  |  Family Safaris, Tanzania, Travel  |  by  Richard Smith
Mkombe’s House, Serengeti

Tanzania, just like neighbouring Kenya, is a great spot for a family safari holiday.  There is a lovely choice of small camps and private houses; the latter are perfect for families as mealtimes and activities are completely flexible and they generally come with at least one private guide and vehicle. ... Read more