What to pack for an African Safari

What Should I Pack for My African Safari?

Packing for your safari may seem like a daunting task, but taking a systematic approach to the process by planning ahead will make it way more manageable. Here are a few tips from the pros at Premier Tours to help streamline your packing process: Tip 1: Start with the basics and remember that less is more. You should only need three changes of clothing for an entire trip since most safaris include laundry as part of the package. For summer, the basics include two pairs...
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Rwanda Gorilla and Chimpanzee Tours

Chimpanzee and Gorilla Tours in Rwanda

Known as the land of a thousand hills, Rwanda is a popular African travel destination where you can plan specialized gorilla trekking and chimpanzee tracking safari tours.  Since there are only approximately 1000 Gorillas remaining worldwide, the ubiquitous appeal of gorilla tours in Rwanda is not surprising. Planning ahead of time, however, is crucial for these types of tours. Specifically, it’s necessary to book the required permits for both gorilla and chimpanzee...
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A Timeline for Planning Your African Safari

You should start planning your safari in the same way as you would for any type of trip. Research books and read travel guides about your particular regions of interest. Get inspired and remember that deciding which areas to visit and choosing which safari operator will be organizing your trip are the most important things you need to do. During your safari planning process, refer back to this handy checklist to make sure that you’ve covered all your bases. Six months to...
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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 Migration? The Great Migration begins in the Serengeti Plain, which is situated along Tanzania’s northern border with Kenya. The awe-inspiring wildebeest migration moves across the plains to the...
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