Our Safari Specialists

Kilimanjaro, Tanzania

The word “vacation” brings up pictures of white-sand beaches, refreshing cocktails, and relaxation. The ever-growing popularity of adventure tourism, on the other hand, demonstrates that some travelers prefer life-affirming active vacations that include spectacular physical challenges and pristine natural beauty. Climbing Mount Kilimanjaro in Tanzania is a once-in-a-lifetime experience. It is, without a doubt, a […]

Masai Mara National Reserve, Kenya

The Masai Mara National Reserve borders Tanzania’s Serengeti National Park, creating one contiguous ecosystem of riverine forests and expansive savanna. Between July and October vast herds of wildebeests and zebras surge up from the Serengeti plains in search of sustenance, creating the annual spectacle known as “The Great Migration”. Wildlife viewing is excellent year-round though, […]

Our December Safari Forecast

In December, while the northern hemisphere is experiencing a cold and dark winter, Africa is experiencing a balmy, welcoming summer. The temperature is warm and it is usually sunny, with periodic refreshing rain and cool breezes. Fresh grass has begun to cover Africa’s Serengeti, causing a massive wildlife migration. Predators follow the migrating herds in […]

Our Safari Forecast for November

Ah, November… the season of respite when the rains finally sweep across the dry African plains. The smell of petrichor fills the air as storm clouds gather and break every few days in electrifying downpours that last a few hours. The bush is still sparse, but green leaves are budding on the trees and many […]

A New Camp for your Okavango Delta Safari

It’s not every day that a new camp opens in Botswana’s Okavango Delta, so we’re very excited to share the news about this one. Qorokwe Camp is not only beautifully and thoughtfully constructed, but gives guests a uniquely private wildlife-viewing experience in one of the world’s most famously abundant and diverse ecosystems. Deriving its name […]

African Family Safari Trip Planning Over the Holidays

African Safari Trip Planning During Thanksgiving Dinner, – Nov. 8, 2013, Bushtracks Expeditions, Healdsburg, CA When carving out the best family vacation to Africa, there are a myriad of things to consider. With the upcoming Thanksgiving Holiday quickly approaching on Thursday, November 28, many travel companies like us are bracing for the peak travel seasons. […]

African Dreams - David and Carolyn Tett Create Safari Memories, Wealth Gentry Magazine

ABOUT BUSHTRACKS EXPEDITIONS Bushtracks Expeditions’ is a premier US based family-owned luxury African safari company since 1989, with a history in Africa that goes back to 1866. We design luxury safari trips for individual, group and family tours in Africa. Our safaris are customizable to your specific desires.Email to info@bushtracks.com for your free Safari Planner […]

Live from Africa: Samantha Reports from Kruger Southern

Bushtracks’ intrepid traveler and expert safari planner, Samantha Barbitta, is thankful for the wonderful African wildlife viewing opportunities she’s having on safari in Botswana and South Africa’s Kruger Southern this week. Back at the Bushtracks office in Healdsburg, California, we are giving thanks for her photographic skills and willingness to share her African safari with us. […]

A Perfect Day in Victoria Falls

Bushtracks expert safari planner, Samantha (pictured above with Bop the elephant) enjoyed a very non-traditional Thanksgiving Day in Victoria Falls checking out two of our guests’ favorite activities: splashing at the edge of Victoria Falls at Devil’s Pool and going on an elephant safari. 7:30 AM, Livingstone, Zambia Awoke refreshed at my cottage at Tongabezi Lodge, […]

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