Latest Posts
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

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

April 26th 2018  |   Tanzania, Travel, Unique Experiences, Wildlife Safaris  |  by   Charlotte Opperman

This June Aardvark Safaris is offering guests the opportunity to walk with the annual wildebeest migration as it crosses Tanzania’s Serengeti National Park. The eight-day walking safari starts in the central Serengeti and follows the path of the migrating herds into the northern Serengeti, walking between 15 – 20 kilometres ... Read more

April 26th 2018  |   Tanzania, Travel, Wildlife Safaris  |  by   Francis Naumann

Anyone hankering for a complete antidote to the modern world ought to know about Katavi and Mahale, two fabulously remote spots in the far western corner of Tanzania.   The two parks, so totally different not just from each other, but every other park in East Africa, remain hardly visited, with ... Read more

April 20th 2018  |   Tanzania, Travel  |  by   Richard Smith

If you want to enjoy superb wildlife viewing in glorious isolation then head to Tanzania’s southern parks of Selous or Ruaha.  Seeing wildlife in complete privacy is a special privilege, and this magnificent chunk of Tanzania is perfect for it. The range of activities on offer here make it so ... Read more

March 23rd 2018  |   Kenya, Malawi, Mozambique, South Africa, Tanzania, Travel, Unique Experiences, Zambia  |  by   Charlotte Opperman
Singita Serengeti private house

Staying in a safari house, or even taking over a small safari camp entirely, is a lovely way to enjoy your own private slice of Africa.  With the undivided attention of your hosts and guides you can tailor safari activities to the wishes of your party.  If you are travelling ... Read more