African Great Migration Frequently Asked Questions

The Great Migration – Frequently Asked Questions

What is the Great Migration? The wildebeest migration between the Serengeti and Kenya’s Masai Mara reserve is one of the most mesmerizing natural spectacles on Earth. Nowhere else will you get the opportunity to behold so many wildebeest in one place. Where can I see the Great...
Photography Tips on Safari

Pro Tips for Photography Enthusiasts Going on Safari

Photography enthusiasts have a unique opportunity to exercise creative license with the diverse range of shots available while on an African safari. From wildlife action shots to picturesque landscapes and macro snaps of insects and plants, capturing the splendor of Africa as you...
Colors of the Desert of Namibia

See the Driest of all African places at Skeleton Coast National Park in Namibia

Namibia is one of Southern Africa’s most charming regions given it’s home to a myriad of natural wonders. Foremost of these natural wonders is the Namib Desert, one of the oldest and driest deserts worldwide. Here, you can experience rare desert species and unparalleled...
Gorillas of Uganda and Rwanda

The Great Gorillas of Uganda

It’s no secret that one of Uganda’s most enjoyable and unique attractions is seeing the wondrous primate reserves. If you’re planning on visiting this country, affectionately nicknamed “the Pearl of Africa” for your next safari, you should strongly consider adding a trip to the...

Condé Nast Traveler 2019 Top Travel Specialists

We’re excited to announce Premier Tours’ own Julian Harrison (Africa) and Allie Almario (South America) have both been included in Condé Nast Traveler’s 2019 list of Top Travel Specialists for their expertise in the Galapagos and Southern Africa respectively....
Safari considerations for older travelers or those with disabilities

Safari Considerations for People With Disabilities and Older Travelers

The natural delights Africa has to offer extend to a wide range of travelers of all ages and levels of physical fitness. The most important piece of advice to remember if you’re an older traveler or if you have a disability is to carefully plan your safari itinerary so you can...
Cape Town's De Waterkant Village courtesy of 17 on Loader Guest House

LGBT Travelers on Safari

When planning an international trip, it’s always a good idea to get familiarized with the local laws and customs of your specific travel destination. Accordingly, members of the LGBT community traveling to Africa should be aware of local attitudes towards same-sex couples in...

Top 3 Countries for an African Honeymoon

  Top 3 Countries for an African Honeymoon: Botswana, South Africa, and Zambia   A honeymoon safari in Africa is indeed the ideal fusion of romance and adventure. Since the continent of Africa is such a large place with five geographic areas, it can be quite the...
African woman doing laundry

Laundry Services at Safari Camps and Lodges

  Packing all the right essentials for your safari involves choosing lightweight clothing that will compactly fit inside a carry-on bag, preferably a duffle bag. Less is more when packing, but you may be worried that you’re not taking enough clothing with you to last the...
Murchison Falls Uganda

Travel to Uganda: “The Pearl of Africa”

As the “Pearl of Africa,” the country of Uganda is rife with natural wonder at every turn. There’s so much to explore and discover in Uganda, from the lush tropical rainforest to impressive national parks. Uganda is also home to some of Africa’s best wildlife, including half the...