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May 22nd 2018  |  Conservation Safaris, South Africa, Travel, Unique Experiences  |  by  Alice Gully

For those who are hooked on Africa from horseback, there comes a time when you want a totally different riding safari experience. The Ant’s Nest and Ant’s Hill annual game census safari is just that! The dates have been released for 2019: 1st – 9th June Price: from £3,125 per ... Read more

May 18th 2018  |  Botswana, Travel, Zambia  |  by  Charlotte Opperman

Telegraph Travel Awards: Vote and win an eight night Botswana safari We are delighted that Aardvark Safaris features in the best Specialist Tour Operator category of the annual Telegraph Travel Awards. Whoever you choose to vote for, and we’d like it to be us, there’s a chance to win one ... Read more

May 10th 2018  |  Travel, Unique Experiences, Wildlife Safaris, Zambia  |  by  Charlotte Opperman

This new and unique fly camping experience, run by Tusk and Mane Safaris, offers guests an adventurous way to explore some of the wildest, most rugged and breathtaking corners of the Lower Zambezi. Two fly camp sites are tucked away on secluded islands in the heart of the national park's ... 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

May 1st 2018  |  Travel, Zanzibar and islands  |  by  Charlotte Opperman
Mnemba island reef snorkelling

A discussion on African islands would not be complete without mentioning those on the East African coast, many enmeshed with a trading history over hundreds of years. The largest, Zanzibar, also known as the “Spice Island”, is an island state within the United Republic of Tanzania and was once one ... 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 27th 2018  |  Shop, Travel  |  by  Charlotte Opperman

Safari holiday booked, and the dreaming of looking like Meryl Streep in Out of Africa has come to an abrupt stop. You’ve just noticed that many fly-in safaris come with the requirement to compress your entire wardrobe into a tiny bag weighing no more than 15kgs! Now there’s a knotty ... 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