Ecotourism and African Safaris

The topic of ecotourism has certainly generated much debate surrounding the exact definition. However, it is now widely accepted that most ecotourism strives to expose travelers to natural settings, particularly those regions with an established sense of sustainable land usage...

How to Safely Execute a Multi-Generational Safari

While it might not seem like the most obvious choice in the “fun for all ages” category, an African safari is actually something anyone can enjoy, regardless of age or gender. Organizing a safari for the whole family is not only feasible, but one of the most satisfying vacation...

Special Medicinal Concerns to Take into Consideration Before Your African Safari

Being aware of special medical considerations is one of the most significant preliminary steps in planning your African safari. Due to the transient nature of vaccination requirements, it is strongly recommended that you visit the CDC’s traveler website to familiarize yourself...
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When to Travel: Safari High and Low Seasons in Southern and East Africa

A general rule of thumb in regards to African safari high and low travel seasons is that winter is normally considered high season because of the game-viewing factor. Winter is usually the driest time of the year, so game is easier to spot during this time. However, the special...
Baby elephant and mother

Baby Elephants and the African Bush

Seeing elephants in their natural African habitat is undeniably magical. This stunning species resides in sub-Saharan Africa and the rainforests of Central and West Africa. They are rather hard to miss considering their massive size – reaching 8.2 to 13 feet from shoulder...

Wildlife Watching Do’s and Don’ts

It is imperative that you observe general wildlife safety and respect guidelines during your African Safari vacation. The following precautions will ensure a pleasant game viewing experience. Do not ever try to pose for a photograph with an animal. This is generally the number...

Spa and Wellness Safari Experiences

One of the most rapidly growing trends in the African safari travel scene is the rise of spa and wellness vacations that balance physical activity with time to reflect, relax, and rebalance.  These types of African safari experiences also integrate an element of spiritual...

Elephants, Hippos, and Rhinos – Oh My!

Facts you Probably Didn’t Know About These Fascinating Creatures One of the most captivating aspects of embarking on an African safari is the once in a lifetime opportunity to behold magnificent wildlife in a raw natural setting.  The Serengeti invites you to enjoy the visual...
Luxury safari picnic

The Luxury Lodge-Based Safari Experience

Like many safari-goers, you’ve decided to unwind with a serenely unique luxury African safari experience. A stay at a luxury lodge is undoubtedly the most popular safari style thanks to the relaxed and easygoing atmosphere of your chosen safari getaway paradise. Many lodges...
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Horse, Canoe, Camel and Elephant Safaris

Are you trying to decide which type of African safari best suits you?  If you’re interested in branching out from the typical driving or walking safaris, then you should explore the options of executing your safari on horseback, by a canoe, or on an elephant or camel. Viewing...
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