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November 28th 2019  |   Wildlife Safaris  |  by   Charlotte Opperman

As this epic series Seven Worlds, One Planet comes to a close in Africa, we've gathered together the best places to see some of the animals highlighted in the final episode. Chimpanzees Chimpanzees live in rainforests and wet savannahs across several countries in central and East Africa. While the BBC ... Read more

October 9th 2019  |   Travel, Wildlife Safaris, Rwanda, Unique Experiences, Tanzania, Uganda  |  by   Richard Smith

Chimpanzees live in rainforest and wet savannah across several countries in central and East Africa and Aardvark Safaris offers guests the opportunities to track these charismatic animals in Uganda, Tanzania and Rwanda. Generally active during the day, chimpanzees spend much of their time on the forest floor foraging for food ... Read more

September 16th 2019  |   Travel, Wildlife Safaris, Rwanda, Unique Experiences, Uganda, Congo  |  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

September 1st 2019  |   Travel, Wildlife Safaris, Conservation Safaris, Unique Experiences  |  by   Alice Gully

We’ve put together several, bucket list-amazing, sabbatical holidays and thought we should share how brilliantly a jaunt to Africa can activate the re-set button.  Running from two weeks to two months (or more), these trips can be planned as part of a worldwide holiday or stand alone, and for couples, ... Read more

July 19th 2019  |   Botswana, Community Safaris, Travel, Wildlife Safaris  |  by   Jess Hills

Jess travelled to Botswana for two weeks exploring the Okavango Delta, Linyanti, Khwai and the Makgadikgadi salt pans, on an active safari with quad biking, boating, mokoroing, night safaris, walking safaris and vehicle safaris. The wildlife highlights included elephants, wild dogs, honey badgers, bat eared fox, jackals, cheetah, lions, buffalo, ... Read more

June 13th 2019  |   Travel, Wildlife Safaris, Tanzania  |  by   Alice Gully

Tanzania is one of Africa’s most classic of safari destinations. It’s got the lot: millions of wildebeest criss-crossing the Serengeti plains, snow-capped Kilimanjaro and the perfect volcanic caldera of the Ngorongoro Crater. It’s also a great spot for a family safari. In fact it gets even better if you choose ... Read more

June 3rd 2019  |   Botswana, Travel, Wildlife Safaris, Unique Experiences  |  by   Charlotte Opperman

It’s nearly 17 years since I set off on my first educational trip with Aardvark Safaris.   Back then, a novice in the safari world, I had no idea what to expect and admit I was a little alarmed by the ‘mobile’ and ‘camping’ aspects of the Uncharted Africa safari I ... Read more

May 20th 2019  |   Botswana, Community Safaris, Travel, Wildlife Safaris  |  by   Rosanna Pile

Botswana is famous as one of Africa’s finest safari destinations.  Prolific wildlife combined with a controlled level of tourism means it is an ideal destination for a luxury safari. As well as exploring in specially adapted 4x4 safari vehicles, you can experience this extraordinary country from the back of a ... Read more

November 26th 2018  |   Botswana, Wildlife Safaris, Unique Experiences, South Africa, 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 12th 2018  |   Kenya, Wildlife Safaris, Unique Experiences  |  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