Planning an African safari? We provide a breakdown of the various ‘safari seasons’ and when best to travel so as to avoid the crowds.
When it comes to going on a safari in Africa, you will soon discover that the selection of accommodation options is vast. From straw huts and mobile camps, to ultra-luxury hotels and lodges, your choice of where you’ll unload your bags will be influenced mainly by your needs and budget.
Hiring a car while travelling in Uganda is highly recommended, and we have provided some advice on how you can find the best deal when it comes to renting one.
When you think of gorilla trekking in Uganda, you think expensive, right? But did you know that you could trek Uganda’s mountain gorillas on a budget? It’s very possible and Gorilla Trek Africa will tell you why:.
When you think of Botswana you probably picture spectacular vast landscapes, impressive wildlife and a luxury safari lodge offering ultimate exclusivity. You also might imagine sky high prices, and for the budget conscious traveller it is a destination out of reach. Well, Botswana Holidays are here to tell you that you’re wrong! Botswana on a budget can be one of the most rewarding trips you’ll ever do.
Climbing Kilimanjaro might be a dream of yours, but make sure the costs don’t turn into a nightmare. When you’re new to Tanzania, as any place, you won’t necessarily know what’s an overpriced rip-off and what’s too cheap to be safe.
If you’re a seasoned backpacker, you’ll know that the best things in life are free – that apricot gold sunset, that deep conversation with the stranger you shared a cab with, or a dawn swim from a golden beach, Africa on a budget is just as spectacular as the fancy camps!
Jeroen Schrage is an upcoming cinematographer from the Netherlands. During his recent road trip in South Africa he used his skill set to capture beautiful shots for his portfolio and turn them into a video presenting South Africa as a land capturing an entire world in itself.
Home to some of the last remaining unspoilt wilderness areas in the world, Botswana is a self-drivers haven.
Use these 10 helpful tips to spotting animals when on a self-drive safari in Southern Africa
A weekend getaway in the Elgin Valley proves to tick all the boxes as the perfect break from Mother City life.
A couple goes on an incredible budget mobile safari from Botswana’s Maun to Kasane.
Explore the colourful town of Malindi on Kenya’s coastline.
If you worry about dusty toes, or where to plug in your hair straightener, then this rural village experience is not for you.
Design the safari of a lifetime by taking into consideration these important points.
Capturing the best of Botswana on camera!
Not many travellers are clued up on what actually makes Nairobi tick. Here a five things you probably didn’t know about this famous cosmopolitan city.
Go backpacking in Cape Town and help give back to the local community at The Backpack.
Etosha is a unique and dramatic destination that may spoil you for life with its fascinating wildlife. Here are the best ways to see it.
Whether you’re on a budget or looking to splash out, here are the best ways to go on safari in the Kruger National Park.
Discover the Augrabies Falls National Park, a park with magnificent scenery and a variety of flora and fauna, on this beautiful three day 39.5km hike.
Make these important considerations before booking a safari in Kenya.
Explore Africa on a shoestring with these money-saving travel tips.
2 safari managers set off on an Africa conservation adventure to learn more about the continent’s wildlife protection efforts.
Find out what currencies are accepted in Zimbabwe, along with some top money tips for your next safari.
Some important advice to make sure you have the trip of a lifetime in Africa that is also within your budget.
A budget safari along the Chobe River in Botswana exceeds all expectations for a self-declared ‘tourist snob’.
Experience the ultimate in backpacker accommodation in South Africa, and enjoy staying in places that have a strong commitment to making a positive impact.
4 fantastic reasons why a trip to Botswana will change how you look at the world and your life.
It’s springtime in Cape Town, which means that not only are the flowers out but so are the people! With festivals, parties and outdoor activities galore, you’ll never have a boring moment in the Mother City!
Exploring Mana Pools and why you should support Zimbabwean wildlife.
Anatolian shepherd dogs in the Namaqualand National Park – an innovative project aiding in conservation.
The crazy adventures of Dave Renshaw who hitchhiked from the UK to South Africa in 1969.
A photographic excursion to the village of Nqabara and the Dwesa Nature Reserve on the Wild Coast in South Africa.
A back-to-basics trip with Lelobu Safaris can offer a lot more than you could ever imagine.
Uncovering why Rocking the Daisies is South Africa’s premier eco-friendly festival.
A visit to Kenya’s Lake Elementaita forces Simon to look at the world from a different perspective.
The Harkins family had such a good time on a trip with Lelobu Safaris, that they’ve decided to turn it into a biannual event. They’ve also got 5 tips on how to do this kind of holiday on a budget.
Some simple tips for planning a budget Botswana safari.
A family of 6 sells up in order to embark on a life of travel.
A camping safari makes Botswana’s Chobe National Park an ideal destination for the budget-conscious traveller.
Some tips for making the most out of a Botswana safari.
Camping safaris are becoming more and more popular and Moremi Game Reserve is one of the best places to enjoy the experience.
A Botswana safari does not have to break the bank!
Win three nights accommodation from 29 December 2014 to 1 January 2015 in a suspended tent, including a two day pass to Vic Falls Carnival, courtesy of The Gypsy Outpost.
Jeff and Kerryn finally arrive back in South Africa after 145 days and 20 805 kilometers of travel. The biggest inevitability of the entire trip has arrived: The End.