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Our December Safari Forecast
Our Safari Specialists, Safari Special Offers, Staff Picks, Uncategorized
Choosing Between Eastern & Southern Africa Safaris
Destinations, Planning Tips and Tools

Safari veterans broadly divide Africa into two regions, eastern and southern. Because of the continent's enormous size, if you can narrow down your interests, focusing on one region or another makes sense during a two-week stay. As you consider the distinctive qualities of each region, it is important to note that these are generalizations only, and exceptions abound...

Optimizing Your Safari: 10 Crucial Questions to Ask Your Safari Company
Our African Heritage, Planning Tips and Tools

Selecting the right safari company goes a long way in ensuring the best experience from beginning to end – a trip that is tailored entirely to your priorities and delivers seamless logistics and excellent wildlife sightings. When considering a safari company, here are some important questions to ask. 1. Does the safari company create authentic...

Latest Stories

The flamingo migration in Makgadikgadi Pan, Botswana

The Makgadikgadi Pans are a stunning relic of one of the world’s super-lakes that formed millions of years ago and left behind visually astounding salt pans. During the rainy season (November to April), the landscape transforms dramatically as the pans fill with rain, drawing thousands of flamingos and other migrating birds, herds of zebra and […]

Grumeti River Wildebeest Crossing

More than two million animals, predominantly wildebeest, migrate from Tanzania to Kenya and back every year in search of water and grazing. The fording of rivers like the Grumeti is the culmination of Africa’s greatest natural theatre. The story begins in December in the Ngorongoro Conservation Area’s Ndutu region and the Southern Serengeti grasslands, when […]

Congo Basin Discovery 2023

The Congo Basin Discovery by Private Jet is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to explore the wonders of the Congo Basin, located in Central Africa. The Condo Basin is the world’s second largest rainforest, at approximately 500 million acres, spanning across six different countries. This tropical forest is home to a plethora of fauna and flora, including […]

Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe

At a Glance: Where: The majestic Victoria Falls are on the Zambezi River between the countries of Zimbabwe and Zambia. Why: Victoria Falls is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and the world’s largest sheet of falling water. When: The river levels are at their maximum in April or May, when the entire length of Victoria […]

Seychelles - Top 5 things to see and do in April

At a Glance: Where: Seychelles is an island republic in the Indian Ocean, close to Africa’s East Coast. Why: The Seychelles, an archipelago of 115 granite and coral islands, is famed for its magnificent natural beauty.  Numerous beaches and nature reserves may be found here, as well as unusual wildlife such as Aldabra giant tortoises. […]

The Okavango Delta Flood Journey

At a Glance: Where:  The Okavango Delta is a unique wetland in northern Botswana. Why: This magnificent wetland is the epitome of tranquility and beauty. When: April is a fantastic month to visit the Okavango Delta, with mild to warm weather, minimal likelihood of rain, and the chance to witness the flood in action as […]

Manda Island, Kenya

Manda Island is a part of Kenya’s Lamu Archipelago, separated from the mainland by the narrow Mkanda Channel. The island offers an unspoiled, tranquil setting for barefoot beach luxury – a place that invites you to disconnect from the outside world, unwind, and enjoy the unhurried pace. The scenery offers a mix of beach and […]

Udaipur, India

Aptly nicknamed ‘City of Lakes’, Udaipur is one of India’s most picturesque cities. Wander the labyrinthine streets and discover the city’s rich heritage and culture in its opulent palaces, ancient temples, colorful bazaars, and vibrant arts scene. Enjoy a relaxing lake cruise, delight in Rajasthani cuisine, and stroll through local markets in search of artisanal […]

Hajar Mountains, Oman

Oman is replete with historical cities, complex cultural practices and strong traditions, but it also features vast stretches of untamed nature and fascinating landscapes, such as the rugged Hajar Mountains in northeastern part of the country. Paralleling the coastline 30-60 miles inland from the Gulf of Oman, the range separates the low coastal plain from […]

United Airlines Returns to Cape Town

United Airlines will operate three nonstop flights per week between Cape Town and New York/Newark year-round. United is the only airline that flies nonstop between Cape Town and the United States. In December 2019, the airline began flying from Cape Town, and it has rapidly become one of the carrier’s most popular foreign routes. The […]

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