Safari Honeymoon in South Africa

Safari Honeymoon in South Africa

Nothing says love like sharing an alluring adventure with your partner, so consider South Africa as the romantic backdrop for your unforgettably enchanting safari honeymoon excursion. Since planning a honeymoon safari can be quite the daunting task, you should take a tip from the...
Will I Be Able to Use My Smartphone on Safari? Child on phone on game drive.

Will I Be Able to Use My Smartphone on Safari?

There are numerous factors that will determine whether you will be able to use your smartphone on safari, including whether your cell phone provider covers international calling. Double check the call rates to avoid amassing an exorbitant cell phone bill due to roaming fees and...

Premier Tours on 2020 Wendy Perrin WOW List

Wendy Perrin’s 2020 WOW List of the world’s best travel specialists is out now, and we’re excited to announce Premier Tours’ own Julian Harrison and Allie Almario are on it once again for Safaris: Southern and East Africa and The Galapagos Islands and Ecuador...
What are the minimum age for children on safari?

What is the Minimum Age for Children to Go on Safari?

Going on a family safari is a great way for children to unplug from their usual attachments and to let their imaginations soar by taking in all the fascinating sights of the African bush. But you may have some questions about how to plan a family safari depending on how young...
Cape Town - South Africa - malaria free zone

Malaria Free Safari Areas and Other Malaria Considerations

The female Anopheles mosquito spreads malaria when it has been infected with the malaria parasite. The best way to protect yourself against malaria on safari is to avoid getting bitten in the first place. As such, the easiest option to protect yourself against malaria is simply...

Start 2020 on Safari with Premier Tours

Our favorite time to go on safari in East Africa, a time when the plains turn green, the crowds disappear, and an abundance of resident wildlife flourishes. These 2020 specials offer exceptional value for a safari-of-a-lifetime between January and May 2020. Gnus and Gorillas...
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...
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...

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...
Some usefuluseful South African Zulu and Swahili words and phrases - Zulu man looking over landscape

Useful South African, Swahili, and Zulu Words and Phrases

Familiarizing yourself with the cultural landscape of Southern and East Africa is an important part of the preparation process for any safari traveler. It would behoove you to brush up on a few useful words and sayings before you embark on your next trip to Africa. When going on...