Travelling to Africa? Be ready to cough up hard earned savings, work over time or admit to the possibility that you may have to sell a kidney to pay for the vacation. In reality, it can actually be done quite cost effectively, on a low budget that still provides all the magical memories that Africa has to offer.
Visiting Uganda’s Bwindi Impenetrable forest goes beyond just a gorilla experience. There is so much else to see, do and experience.
The Hide safari camp are celebrating 25 years of exceptional safari Journeys!
Travelink will now operate an International Air Desk focused on supporting clients of Zara Tours from the United States and Canada booking flights to and from Tanzania, Africa.
Traditionally, when one took an African safari, the only way to view wildlife was on a game drive. Today there are more options for game viewing
Jacada Travel is raising awareness about wearing face masks when visiting the critically endangered mountain gorillas of Uganda and Rwanda.
Botswana Holidays take a look at three lesser known destinations in Botswana and why you should visit them.
Exploring the wonderful wilds of Malawi, Zambia, and now Zimbabwe – Robin Pope Safaris is excited to announce its expansion into Zimbabwe within Mana Pools National Park
Where to go for a Malaria-Free Safari South Africa
The Travel Industry can be a cruel beast. One month you’re booked solid and can’t find a leopard up a tree without being swarmed by other safari vehicles and the next you’re practically alone in the wide expanse of the Serengeti.
This intimate lodge consists of eight thatched suites offering spacious luxury and stunning vistas from glass-fronted rooms, it is bush romance at its best!
Botswana gained independence in 1966 and the discovery of diamonds came shortly after. However, while diamonds were to be an industry to nurture, the Botswana government looked long term and decided to focus attention on its wildlife and places of natural beauty as well.
Latest research just published shows that 2 of the places with the highest density of lions in Africa are Olare Motorogi Conservancy and Ol Kinyei Conservancy in the Maasai Mara eco-system in Kenya.
Planning for a vacation or business trip, car renting is one of the thing one has to make a keen eye on. One has to make the best choice of a car rental company to make his/her voyage a convenient and comfortable one.
For those who love travel and love a traveller, Valentine’s day may be your lucky charm. It’s a chance to go somewhere unconventional, yet blissfully romantic, while ticking off the holiday of your dreams.
So exalted David Livingstone, having climbed up what is likely the Muchinga Escarpment of the Luangwa Valley of Zambia in 1866 and seeing the magnificence of the miombo woodland stretched out before his eyes.
Four o’clock and the alarms sets off… it is still pitch dark and in the distance I can hear the two male lions we saw last night roaring. As I go to pick up my rifle from the safe at the Rangers’ Room, I bump into the only other creatures that are awake, my colleagues.
Arusha is a city of surprises. A melting-pot for people of different heritages, this city of nearly half a million people is more laid back than busy Dar es Salaam but much more sparky than chilled-out Moshi.
Experience Africa through your own eyes and create your own memories that will guarantee your return to take on perhaps that legendary David Livingston route through Southern Africa.
The name Zanzibar evokes images of mysterious alleyways, fragrant spices and bui bui clad women with beautifully hennaed hands and feet
One of the important things any responsible traveler should know before going on safari is to understand where their money goes and whether it will reach the local communities!
What do folks actually pay for when they come to Cheetah Plains?
Is it just the soft down-feather duvets; a steaming mug of fabulous filter coffee; a zesty gin and tonic on safari; a lion’s portion of deliciously prepared dinner and a tick-off on the Big Five checklist?
Travelling alone can be a slightly daunting prospect, knowing that you are going all the way to a remote location on your own, with little knowledge of the people or country itself.
November 2016 saw Botswana Trade & Tourism Expo celebrate its 4th year. Year on year the show has grown in popularity and success, this year welcoming over 130 international tour operators to Kasane with increased support from a staggering amount of sponsors.
Self-drive tours are becoming very popular in Uganda, and car rental companies are mushrooming in Kampala and other towns like Entebbe, Mbarara, Kabale and Jinja among others.
Currently, Rwanda gorilla permit is sold at US$750, Uganda at US$600 and in Democratic Republic of Congo at US$ 400 each. Some scholars ask why that is too much spending on gorilla trekking.
If you could go on just one more trip in your lifetime, what would you do? Trek the Himalayas? Dive the Great Barrier Reef? Walk the Great Wall of China? You might be surprised to learn that African safaris are rapidly becoming the ultimate bucket-list adventure for the 50+ crowd.
Nestled in the remote parts of Mozambique on lake Niassa shores is Nkwichi lodge, and home of the great Nkwazi, Fish eagle. Having a chalet named of the great majestic bird is not only Nkwichi lodge’s passing mention of the existence of the fish eagle but an appreciation of the great bird and its very welcome presence in the area.
Crowned the Pearl of Africa by Winston Churchill in 1907, Uganda is renown for its beautiful landscapes, abundant flora and fauna, the 1057 bird species that make up 50% of Africa’s bird species and 11% of the World`s bird species and a diversity of over 56 tribal cultures that combine to make Uganda a unique and bucket list destination
Car hire fees vary from country to country. There are so many car rental agencies in Uganda on the internet that offer good services at different prices depending on the type of car, model, Purpose and duration of your trip.
Planning your upcoming wedding celebrations? Don’t settle for a hotel or marquee close to home – we think a much better (and more romantic) idea is to join us here in the African bush and get married in the awe-inspiring Masai Ma
With the year fast drawing to a close, comes the onset of the summer rains in Zambia. The migrant birds return, and bush begins to sprout with new life and bursts into vivid green. This heralds the start of the Emerald Season.
Reminiscing about my family vacation in South Africa, Botswana and Zimbabwe this past summer and all the wonderful adventures had.
The mighty Victoria Falls is situated between two countries namely Zimbabwe and Zambia. The local indigenous who speak Tonga, refer to the falls as the ‘Mosi-oa-Tunya’, which means; the smoke that thunders.
Cheapflights Travel Awards recognise the best South African travel and tourism business and brands in a range of categories from the best local airports and airlines, to the best safari and wine offerings.
In order to celebrate our grand opening, any bookings made before end 2016 will enjoy a complimentary bottle of Sparkling Wine at your check-in.
Going on a gorilla safari in Rwanda or Uganda has been proved expensive by travellers, from flights and accommodation to permits and catering, we’re here to help make it a little less expensive for you.
To truly experience the safari experience it is worthwhile to venture one step further and participate in a walking safari ( defined as an activity where you would have the opportunity to approach dangerous game on foot).
Covering an area of 28,000 acres Taita Hills Wildlife Sanctuary is a private game sanctuary situated just across the road from the vast Tsavo west.
Victoria Falls remains one of the most hospitable places on the planet! If you have never been, it’s time to go!
5 snap-happy reasons to visit the Luangwa in November
Leading Zimbabwean hospitality group Africa Albida Tourism welcomes the commissioning of the new $150 million Victoria Falls International Airport, which is set to usher in a new era of tourism to the region
Starting out in Kenya and the magic of the Maasai culture
The Drakensberg paintings are a special sight to witness. The Cave is Sandstone, a rock custom-built for the purpose. It erodes in a way that produces weatherproof overhangs.
Plan your trip up Tanzania’s most beloved landmark Mount Kilimanjaro with one of the top tour companies in the country.
It was Mary’s 50th birthday safari at Robin Pope Safaris and the wild things joined the celebration without hesitation