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Choosing Between Eastern & Southern Africa Safaris

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, […]

Bushtracks Presentation at the Golden Gate Club with Special Guest Donald Johanson

Although it was hard to imagine a more beautiful spot than San Francisco’s Presidio illuminated by the soft glow of a harvest moon this past Wednesday evening, Bushtracks president David Tett took 100 attendees on a virtual safari to the wild beauty of Africa during his 45 minute presentation filled with stories, his favorite places […]

How to put a giraffe under the tree (gift wrap available)

Bushtracks invites you to think outside the box this holiday season, and surprise your loved ones with an unforgettable gift: a safari to Africa’s top reserves on the date of your choice with all of the details handled by Africa experts. More and more people are choosing to give lasting experiences over traditional presents, and […]

Seba Camp: An Okavango Delta Safari Camp for Families

When planning a custom safari for families, family unit availability is a top consideration second only to choosing a productive wildlife destination. It’s not always easy finding camps in prime locations where a family of four or more can sleep together in the same tent or adjacent rooms. But we do have a great option […]

Packing for Paradise: Insider tips from Bushtracks' Specialist Guide

Welcome in Africa! Africa is not one place or an idea. It is massive continent (about twice the size of North America), with more than 40 independent countries. On a typical safari, you will be pampered as well as amazed at the visual and sensual splendor of the last truly wild big game areas on […]

April 15, 2020
Planning Tips and Tools

Reopening of Zambia's Highly Desired Puku Ridge Camp

With much anticipation, the wait is finally over: Chiawa Safaris has announced the reopening of its’ newest Puku Ridge Camp, open to welcome you starting August 2019. Located deep inside Zambia’s incredible South Luangwa National Park, Chiawa Safaris is proud to collaborate with partners and new owners, Chichele Safaris, in the opening of one of […]

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. […]

Best African Safari Camps & Resorts by Conde Nast

Best African Safari Camps and Resorts – Conde Nast Top 25 List, Bushtracks African Expeditions, Healdsburg, CA – Nov. 11, 2013 Here is Condé Nast Traveler readers rate the top 25 resorts and safari camps in South Africa, Botswana, Tanzania, Zimbabwe, Kenya, and Rwanda: Bushmans Kloof Wilderness Reserve, South Africa 98.9 Singita Sabi Sand, South […]

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 for your free Safari Planner […]

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