Planning Tips and Tools

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 […]

What is the Ngorongoro Crater?

The Ngorongoro is part of the Ngorongoro Conservation Area (NCA) is a conservation ea and a UNESCO World Heritage Site located 180 km (110 mi) west of Arusha in the Crater Highlands area of Tanzania. Ngorongoro Crater, a large volcanic caldera within the area, is recognized by one private organization as one of the seven […]

Optimizing Your Safari: 10 Crucial Questions to Ask Your Safari Company

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…

Book Your African Safari Tour Soon to Avoid Disappointment

Recent changes at the time of the first publishing of this story (13 Jan 2014) encouraged us to recommend booking as soon as possible, and the message is still important today as travelers continue to compete for the same experiences in Africa. Some of the reasons for that are explained below. Heightened Interest in Africa […]

The Best Times of Year to Go on an African Safari Trip

Planning Your African Safari One Year in Advance For many of us, January is a time to finalize travel plans for the upcoming year. If long-range planning is your thing, you’ve probably already done your research on the destinations you’d like to explore, and are ready to start getting specific about dates and accommodations for […]

Bushtracks' Top 3 Romantic African Safari Getaways

There are few better places in the world to enjoy a romantic, candlelit dinner than at a table for two set on Africa’s beaches, bushcamps, and  matchless natural splendor. It may be too late to spend this Valentine’s Day in Africa, but it is not too early to get a jump start on making next […]

The Serengeti Migration in Eastern Africa

“The Migration is truly one of the wonders of the animal world; a million and more animals playing out their lives in the Serengeti eco-system, watched all the way by lions, hyenas and crocodiles looking for dinner. So, what is the best time and where is the best place to catch this spectacle?” The Serengeti Migration is more complex than […]

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