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African Safaris

The End of Low Season Gorilla Permits?

If you've been dreaming of trekking for mountain gorillas in east Africa, you may consider booking a safari by the end of the year.  Uganda and Rwanda have a majority of these critically endangered primates but the permit fees aren't cheap and the rates are once again increasing. Currently the low season (April, May, November)…

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A Few Favorite Lodges in Namibia

As elsewhere in Africa, Namibia hosts many wonderful lodges.  Scattered in remote areas throughout the country, these various lodges provide exceptional service, incredibly friendly staff, and superb guides.  Most lodges offer unique activities where you can track rhinos on foot, search for desert elephants and learn about the strange plants and animals inhabiting the world’s…

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African Safari Adventure

How to Choose the Right African Safari Adventure

African Safari Adventure Packages are our specialty and we can arrange a wide range of safari styles and destinations throughout Africa.  The continent offers a bewildering variety of safari styles, activities, and accommodation.  Trying to choose among all these safari adventures and accommodation styles can seem daunting.  Read on for a quick list of pros-…

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Chimp Trekking in Uganda

On our recent chimp trekking experience in Kibale National Park, Uganda, we spent an afternoon walking the paths of the forest with our guides and trackers.  The forest was thick with vegetation and bird song. The chimps were moving fast but we finally caught up with a small group feeding in a large fig tree. …

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Mobile Camping Safaris in Botswana

Back to the Basics: Mobile Camping Safaris in Botswana, Part 2

Mobile Camping Safaris in Botswana provide an unparalleled experience of wild Africa and is truly an authentic African adventure.  A mobile camping safari brings you deep into the African wilderness where you can see, smell, and feel Africa.  There’s something magical about sitting close to the campfire on a dark night listening to a lion’s…

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African Safari Adventure Packages

9 Tips on Planning your First African Safari

Africa is an ideal destination for discovery and adventure.  Once you have chosen your African Safari Package, a journey to Africa, you can camp in the vast wilderness full of game, interact with intriguing cultures, and experience striking landscapes.  It’s no wonder why Africa is a top destination for many travelers.  However, planning your first…

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Why You Should Consider a Safari to Zimbabwe

Zimbabwe was once considered the crown jewel of the southern Africa safari circuit, with enormous parks, abundant game, and spectacular landscapes.  But with the economic and political challenges of the past decade or so, it’s reputation has slipped.  However, tourism in Zimbabwe is slowly making a coming back.

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5 Unforgettable Safari Experiences in Namibia

Namibia is one of Africa’s top safari destinations and for good reason.  Nearly twice the size of California but with only two million people, Namibia’s low population, dramatic landscapes, and unique wildlife create a feeling of solitude and wilderness.  Namibia offers much more than the classic game drive.  Here you can leave the confines of your vehicle and enjoy an up-close and personal experience of this diverse country. 

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Deo's Elephant Trench

Living on the border of an African national park can be a dangerous and frustrating experience.  Predators like lions, leopards, and hyenas often leave the protection of the park and can kill cattle, livestock, and even people. 

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