I hold Zimbabwe completely responsible for my enduring addiction to Africa, for it was during a visit to this most unique of countries over 25 years ago that my passion for the continent was first ignited. I fell completely in love with its outstanding wildlife, open spaces and welcoming people.
I am delighted to introduce the following blog by a recent client who travelled with us to the glorious Arctic. Gary’s writing really brings this icy adventure to life – we hope you enjoy reading it as much as we did……. Continue reading Arctic Holiday – Guest blog
Arctic Polar Bear Tours
For many wildlife enthusiasts a Polar Bear tour to see these great white bears of the Arctic in their natural surroundings is right at the top of their wish list. The polar bear is a stunningly beautiful and regal creature that just demands respect! It is the largest land predator in the world and an extremely powerful hunter. Its flat, oar-like feet make it a remarkable swimmer, while its acute sense of smell allows it to locate seats even under the ice. Watching a polar bear hunt its prey is an unrivalled wildlife spectacle.
Botswana lodges and safari camps ~ In recent blogs we looked at our favourite regions of Botswana as well as the best times of year to visit them. Of course, choosing which of Botswana’s many wonderful national parks and game reserves to visit is just the first stage of your planning your safari; choosing which camps and lodges to stay at is the next step, and arguably the most important. Thankfully, Botswana is home to some of Africa’s very best accommodation, whether you’re looking for a small, rustic bush camp, a luxury lodge, or something inbetween. In this blog, our Botswana specialist Sarah Williams lists some of her favourite Botswana lodges and camps.
Continue reading Our top Botswana lodges and safari camps
When is the best time to visit Botswana? Many African countries have an optimum period when the weather, wildlife and scenery combine to deliver a perfect safari, but Botswana is different, for you can visit at just about any time of the year, provided you know where to go. Each season brings its own attractions and some months have the added bonus of reduced accommodation rates too! Continue reading The best time to visit Botswana; a guide to Botswana’s seasons
Are you dreaming of a Madagascar Wildlife Tour?
Madagascar is a relatively undiscovered jewel, situated just off the coast of south east Africa and renowned for its unique wildlife. Although there are a number of excellent reasons to travel to Madagascar, most visitors consider observing unusual wildlife as their primary incentive. Continue reading Madagascar Wildlife Tour
Gorilla Tracking in Uganda
Gorilla tracking in Uganda is high up on most peoples ‘to do list’ of wildlife encounters. Seeing Gorillas in the wild as they play, eat and interact with family members is a memorable experience and one that is well worth the effort to reach them. Continue reading Gorilla Tracking in Uganda