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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 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

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

March 2nd 2018  |  Madagascar, Rwanda, Tanzania, Travel, Uganda, Unique Experiences, Wildlife Safaris  |  by  Alice Gully

Nobody ever forgets the first time they met a mountain gorilla face to face. The world’s largest primate is massively powerful yet amazingly gentle and caring, and remarkably we share more than 97% of our DNA with them. Even old safari hands, who have seen every country, and enough lions ... Read more

August 25th 2017  |  Conservation Safaris, Kenya, Unique Experiences, Wildlife Safaris  |  by  Renate

Saba Douglas-Hamilton is both a well respected conservationist and charismatic safari camp owner.  In fact she's among our favourite people to work with at Aardvark Safaris.   An excellent guide too, Saba knows the local Samburu wildlife, particularly its elephants, intimately.  In advance of her forthcoming tour we have picked out ... Read more

September 4th 2017  |  Kenya, Travel, Wildlife Safaris  |  by  Charlotte Opperman

Kenya has always been one of the top safari destinations in Africa. It has it all: wonderful people and culture, stunning scenery, good accessibility, and incredible wildlife. In many of the national parks and reserves, you have a great chance of seeing the ‘Big 5’ in one game drive. With diminishing ... Read more

July 27th 2017  |  Kenya, Tanzania, Unique Experiences, Wildlife Safaris  |  by  Richard Smith

Africa's great wildebeest migration is the biggest movement of animals on earth.  The annual trek from the southern plains of the Serengeti in Tanzania to Kenya’s Masai Mara, and back again, sees the wildebeest battle crocodile infested rivers, predatory lions, hyenas, and opportunistic leopards.  If you’re planning to include time ... Read more

March 31st 2017  |  Unique Experiences, Wildlife Safaris  |  by  Richard Smith

Getting your family away from constantly looking at screens might be part of your raison d’etre for a safari holiday. So what happens when you arrive in your luxury safari camp to find there’s Wi-Fi in the lounge and in every tent? Or are you someone who believes that “If ... Read more

March 2nd 2017  |  Photography Safaris, Wildlife Safaris  |  by  Richard Smith

All safaris offer the chance for great photographs. Good guides will get you closer to wildlife than you might imagine. In fact you don’t necessarily even need a long lens as mentioned in my blog on 6 Best Cameras For A Safari. Your biggest problem is likely to be sorting the ... Read more