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April 17th 2024  |   Primate Safaris, Community Safaris, Conservation Safaris, Countries, Experiences, Miscellaneous, Rwanda  |  by   Jo Ainscough

A round up of Gorilla Trekking FAQ's in Rwanda Gorilla tracking in Rwanda is extremely easy going for safari beginners, you can accomplish it in a long weekend. Our clients have gorilla trekked on honeymoon, as a graduation holiday, an add on to a classic family safari, a long weekend ... Read more

April 17th 2024  |   Primate Safaris, Conservation Safaris, Wildlife Safaris, Countries, Experiences, Miscellaneous, Rwanda  |  by   Jo Ainscough

Everyone loves mountain gorillas. They live in a landscape akin to Eden, along the Western, or Albertine Rift, in one of Africa’s most biodiverse regions. In this haven of rainforest endemism the most celebrated wild mammal is the iconic mountain gorilla of the Virunga Massif. Spending half of the day ... Read more

April 16th 2024  |   Riding Safaris, Unique Experiences, Experiences, Miscellaneous  |  by   Alice Gully

Although some riding safari options require that you are an expert rider proficient at all paces, there are plenty of other riding safaris perfect for beginners, children, and novice riders. Here’s our pick of some of the best African riding safaris for groups travelling with riders of different levels of ... Read more

April 16th 2024  |   Riding Safaris, Travel, Countries, Experiences, Unique Experiences, Miscellaneous, Mozambique  |  by   Alice Gully

Riding in Africa's wilderness is unlike any other safari and probably takes you as close to nature as you’ll ever get. Your horse acts as the best 4x4, covering the ground effortlessly and accessing areas way beyond any motorised safari. It’s an exhilarating, peaceful and entrancing way to explore some ... Read more

April 12th 2024  |   Wildlife Safaris, Unique Experiences, Experiences, Miscellaneous  |  by   Jo Ainscough

Step into a hide and you enter another world of wildlife viewing.  These fabulous observation posts whether fixed, floating, up high or down low, offer an enthralling and peaceful way to spend a few hours.  Some are even set up for overnight stays to catch the wildlife at dawn and ... Read more

April 11th 2024  |   Photography Safaris, Experiences  |  by   Amelia

With so much incredible scenery and wildlife, an African safari goes hand in hand with a desire to capture the experience on camera. Those moments on “film” are the ultimate way to share the story of your safari, and there’s no better way to experience the thrill of great wildlife ... Read more

April 9th 2024  |   Riding Safaris, Travel, Experiences  |  by   Alice Gully

Riding safaris are a wonderful way to view Africa’s scenery and wildlife.  Experienced riders can enjoy exhilarating safaris, riding at speed alongside plains wildlife or quietly tracking elephant and buffalo.  For the less experienced  who would still like some riding during a safari, there are plenty of options for shorter, ... Read more

April 9th 2024  |   Riding Safaris, Experiences  |  by   Alice Gully

How to plan the perfect riding safari 1. Plan ahead The best riding safaris take only a few riders at a time and fill up quickly so you need to be booking well ahead of your proposed holiday.  Riding safaris that run on scheduled dates are usually launched a year ... Read more

April 2nd 2024  |   Family Safaris, Travel, Countries, Mauritius, Experiences, South Africa  |  by   Jo Ainscough
Wild dogs at Morukuru Owner's House, South Africa

South Africa’s safari areas are some of the best on the continent, while Mauritian hospitality is often used as a byword for quality of service and it has beaches to match the high standards of the hotel personnel. A triangle of direct flights make it easy to combine a safari ... Read more

March 28th 2024  |   Family Safaris, Unique Experiences, Experiences  |  by   Francis Naumann

Dreams of a safari in Africa evoke images of iconic wildlife, epic landscapes, and sundowners against a stunning backdrop of the setting sun. A safari is the perfect multi-generational family holiday with something for everyone from tiny tots to grandparents, aunts, and uncles. Whether celebrating a big birthday, a retirement, ... Read more