A myriad of African adventures awaits the fervent traveller: tented camps, off-the-beaten-track destinations, luxury lodges, camps and mobile camps that follow the natural migration route of the wildebeest throughout the year.
If you are looking for peace, beautiful scenery and a sense of adventure, consider Namibia. It won’t disappoint you.
In Africa, southern ground-hornbills are classified as ‘vulnerable’ by the IUCN, however, those in South Africa are classified as ‘endangered’ on the Red List of Threatened Species as only about 1500 individuals live within the country.
While staying in Tsavo, not only will you find your own piece of paradise, but may also have an up close and personal elephant experience.
The African Fund for Endangered Wildlife (AFEW) centre at Giraffe Manor allows you to come face to face with giraffes while contributing to conservation.
There is no better way, I believe, to conquer a fear of flying, than to visit the Okavango Delta! Of course, I knew that this piece of paradise was well visited and had much to offer – but nothing prepared me for the immense beauty of this country they call “Botswana”.
To the north, the skyline of Nairobi looms, as surreal as Manhattan seen from Central Park. Both parks are listed by Birdlife International as Important Bird Areas, vital oases for winged species.
After searching everywhere for the chance to photograph the colourful lilac-breasted roller, the perfect opportunity arises in Botswana.
Delta Willis speaks of her incredible encounter with elephants while camping near Kilimanjaro and what she has learnt from these amazing creatures.
Take a walk through Gonarezhou National Park – the wilder side of Zimbabwe.
Pulse Africa analyses the value for money of different accommodation options in Victoria Falls and highly recommends moving upstream.
From getting up close and personal with meerkats to experiencing the tranquility of the Makgadikgadi Salt Pans on a quadbike, a trip to Botswana is one you’ll never forget.