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January 16th 2019  |  Congo, Rwanda, Travel, Uganda, Unique Experiences, Wildlife Safaris  |  by  Alice Gully

The slowly growing mountain gorilla population is one of the conservation success stories of our time and a gorilla tracking safari is a highly rewarding experience. The only way to find these jungle kings is on foot, with a guide and a team of scouts.  If you are looking for ... Read more

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

January 14th 2019  |  Unique Experiences  |  by  Charlotte Opperman

We were delighted to reach the final three in the Best Specialist Tour Operator in the 2018 Telegraph Travel Awards. Although we were just pipped at the post to finish runners-up, we are very proud to have got so close out of over 70 companies in the category. Thank you ... Read more

January 9th 2019  |  Botswana, Community Safaris, Travel, Unique Experiences, Zambia, Zimbabwe  |  by  Richard Smith

The original safaris were walking safaris and this is still one of the best ways to really experience Africa. With an expert guide alongside you, you’ll sense things around you in a way much more vivid than you would from a vehicle. It may be the case that you're not ... Read more

November 26th 2018  |  Botswana, South Africa, Unique Experiences, Wildlife Safaris, Zimbabwe  |  by  Francis Naumann

African wild dog (referred to by BBC’s Dynasties’ team as painted wolves) are endangered with current numbers estimated to be in the region of 6,000. They are found in the forests, grasslands and deserts of Southern and East Africa. The BBC Dynasties’ episode featuring them was filmed in Zimbabwe, but ... Read more

November 19th 2018  |  Kenya, Unique Experiences  |  by  Richard Smith

Lion, the next episode in the BBC TV ‘Dynasties’ series follows the Marsh Pride of Kenya’s Masai Mara. Stars already, from the earlier documentary ‘Big Cat Diary’, this episode offers a fascinating glimpse into the life of these iconic African predators. We caught up with author of Savannah Diaries and ... Read more

November 12th 2018  |  Kenya, Unique Experiences, Wildlife Safaris  |  by  Alice Gully

The area around Laikipia Wilderness Camp has one of the fastest growing populations of wild dog in Africa. Their territories are huge but within a small area there are two wild dog packs. Tracking them by vehicle, and occasionally on foot, offers some of the best wild dogs sightings in the world ... 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

November 6th 2018  |  Namibia, Travel, Unique Experiences  |  by  Charlotte Opperman

When we asked Africa’s riding safari guides and company owners for their bucket list rides in Africa, Namibia kept coming up as somewhere they were keen to explore. A plan was therefore hatched that Aardvark Safaris, together with Namibia Horse Safaris, would arrange a ‘guides’ ride’ and invite clients to ... Read more

October 9th 2018  |  Conservation Safaris, Kenya, Riding Safaris, Unique Experiences, Wildlife Safaris  |  by  Alice Gully

A riding safari of a lifetime, across an ecosystem which is renowned for wildlife conservation. Spend your days exploring the valleys and hills which form some of the best riding country in Africa. With Mt. Kenya looming on the horizon, you will weave between elephant and rhino, crossing valleys and ... Read more