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Travel: May safari in Africa

Interested in going on an African safari in May? Then have a look at our recommendations for the best wildlife-viewing destinations for that month.

Travel: April safari in Africa

Interested in going on an African safari in April? Then have a look at our recommendations for the best wildlife-viewing destinations for that month.

Travel: February safari in Africa

Interested in going on an African safari in February? Then have a look at our recommendations for the best wildlife-viewing destinations for that month.

Travel: January safari in Africa

Interested in going on an African safari in January? Then have a look at our recommendations for the best wildlife-viewing destinations for that month.

Travel: December safari in Africa

Interested in going on an African safari in December? Then have a look at our recommendations for the best wildlife-viewing destinations for that month.

3 Epic safaris to do before you kick the bucket

Not all safaris are born equal. Some are so special by the very nature of what they offer, that even our seasoned team here at Africa Geographic keep them in their personal ‘must-do’ lists. Some refer to them as ‘bucket-list’ safaris; we simply suggest that you really should consider embarking on these journeys before you kick the bucket (list).

Butterflies of the Maasai Mara

The rolling savanna grass plains of the Maasai Mara may not automatically spring to mind as a hotspot for butterfly diversity; yet lepidopterists and amateur butterfly lovers alike are in for a treat when they stay at one of the Governors’ Camp Collection properties.

Travel: October safari in Africa

Interested in going on an African safari in October? Then have a look at our recommendations for the best wildlife-viewing destinations for that month.

An encounter with a serval and her kitten

The stories of Maasai Mara are not simply woven around the Big 5, but of coming up close and personal with never-before-seen experiences. It is about simply marvelling at the effortless way a million stories bursts into life in that single frame.

Zuri and Amaka: The cheetah brothers of Mugie

Although cheetahs are solitary creatures, males (often brothers) form coalitions and defend their territory together. Amaka, and his brother Zuri, have done just this, and at six years old have spent their lives as companions and compatriots.

Travel: August safari in Africa

Interested in going on an African safari in August? Then have a look at our recommendations for the best wildlife-viewing destinations for that month.

Travel: July safari in Africa

Interested in going on an African safari in July? Then have a look at our recommendations for the best wildlife-viewing destinations for that month.

Travel: June safari in Africa

Interested in going on an African safari in June? Then have a look at our recommendations for the best wildlife-viewing destinations for that month.

Fieldwork impressions from Kenya’s Taita Hills – a biodiversity hotspot

In the tropics, fast growing human populations and an increased need for agricultural land clash with the need to protect biodiversity hotspots. Often nature loses out and pristine habitats become fragmented and gradually degraded. How does this affect the animals that have roamed these landscapes before humans started to exploit them? Can they cope with these changes?

Land issues: The story of beauty and violence

Land, an emotive subject, a limited resource that builds nations or breaks them. Use it well and you thrive, use it unwisely and you will sink to the bottomless pit of chaos and poverty.

Dodo: The birth of a white star

The birth of a Tanzanian black-and-white colobus (in the Diani Beach area in Kenya) calls for celebration and proof that the continuous hard work of a dedicated team of conservationists at the Colobus Conservation Center can save this species from extinction.

Rare white giraffes spotted in Kenya

A pair of giraffes with leucism, a condition that inhibits pigmentation in skin cells, have been filmed by conservationists for the first time in Kenya.

The advantages of choosing a shorter safari

Explore the advantages of going on a shorter African safari, where fly-in safaris can deliver you right into the thick of the action without wasting time on overland journeys and lengthy internal transfers.

Video: The birds are coming!

Epic video footage of sandgrouse swooping down at a waterhole for a drink in the Sera Conservancy in northern Kenya.

The trials and tribulations of Mara the lioness

Over the last four years, Mara has not been lucky when it comes to reproduction. Despite her efforts to increase members of the pride, she has not been successful; from three consecutive births none of her cubs have reached adulthood.

The Great Migration: Africa’s most glorious spectacle

Every true adventurer should witness the spectacle of the Great Migration at least once in their lifetime. The sheer scale of the herd’s movements make it an unbeatable natural phenomenon – and although there’s a traditional high season, the migration never really stops as the as the mega herds keep moving in pursuit of rain and grass.

Running the Lewa Marathon with ForRangers

The annual Lewa Safaricom Marathon is one of the most anticipated events in East Africa. Organised by Tusk Trust it takes place in one of the most dramatic settings on the continent: Lewa Wildlife Conservancy in northern Kenya, a UNESCO World Heritage Site and home to some of Africa’s most endangered wildlife.

Photographic hide: A unique experience in Kenya

At Saruni Samburu in Kenya, we offer our guests a unique experience: access to an elephant-proof, ground level hide based at a waterhole, where from both novice and professional photographers can safely photograph wildlife.

Sunny side up in the Mara

One of the lodges at Saruni in Kenya recently came across this lioness who had a particular penchant for ostrich eggs.