The Impact of the Coronavirus Pandemic on the Safari Industry (July Update)

The Impact of the Coronavirus Pandemic on the Safari Industry (July Update)

A survey run by SafariBookings.com, which involved 443 safari tour operators, has revealed that more than 90% have experienced a huge drop in new bookings. This decline is a direct consequence of the coronavirus pandemic. Safari operators typically made comments such as, “the tourism industry in our country is on its knees both on the international and domestic fronts.
Visiting Sossusvlei: A guide to visiting the sand dunes of Namibia

Visiting Sossusvlei: A guide to visiting the sand dunes of Namibia

The Namib is the oldest desert on earth. Hidden in what was once a little-known corner of Namibia, between the wild Skeleton Coast and the gravel-faced Naukluft Mountains, the Sossusvlei dunes come close to sand-dune perfection. For those visiting Sossusvlei, find here the guide to visiting the sand dunes of Namibia...
Gorilla Permit Uganda 2020 – Everything You Need to Know

Gorilla Permit Uganda 2020 – Everything You Need to Know

Uganda is home to the largest population of mountain gorillas. Ecotourism is one way in which these animals are protected. Every guest must have a permit to visit the mountain gorillas. Here, we explain everything you need to know about the gorilla permit in Uganda...
10 Interesting Namib Desert Facts

10 Interesting Namib Desert Facts

Perfectly formed sand dunes press up against a deserted stretch of coast, and inland for as far as the eye can see. Not only is the Namib Desert one of the world’s most beautiful deserts, it’s also a place of mystery which conceals its secrets well. Find here 10 Interesting Namib Desert Facts...
Top 10 Best Serengeti Safari Lodges & Camps

Top 10 Best Serengeti Safari Lodges & Camps

Serengeti National Park in Tanzania is a spectacular safari destination famous for the Big Five and big cat sightings. With a wealth of wildlife acting as a drawcard, there are many accommodations in the area. Here are 10 of the best Serengeti safari lodges and camps, in alphabetical order...
Top 10 Best Things to Do in Victoria Falls

Top 10 Best Things to Do in Victoria Falls

Admiring the world’s largest waterfall tops most people’s list of things to do in Victoria Falls. However, there are many other activities on both the Zambian and Zimbabwean sides of the Zambezi River. The banks of Africa’s fourth-longest river attract...
Top 10 Destinations in Southern Africa

Top 10 Destinations in Southern Africa

Southern Africa’s incredible diversity makes people come back time and again. The wildlife viewing is world-class, but it’s the landscapes forming the backdrop of your trip that really set the region apart. Among Southern Africa’s top attractions is...
Top 10 Best Kenya Safari Lodges & Camps

Top 10 Best Kenya Safari Lodges & Camps

Kenya offers a diversity of safari landscapes, from the Great Rift Valley to savannah, lakes, forests and mountain highlands. You’ll find wildlife such as lion, elephant and rhino, as well as the great wildebeest migration. Add on a beach break along the Indian Ocean coastline after your safari for diving or a dhow (sailing boat) trip. Given its status as a classic safari destination, it’s no surprise...
15 Reasons to Visit South Africa in the Winter

15 Reasons to Visit South Africa in the Winter

Visit South Africa in the winter for the best wildlife viewing. You will also discover the local secret that in the steamy bush, mild winter weather is a welcome relief from intense summer heat. Here are the top 15 reasons to consider traveling to South Africa in winter...
Best Safari Parks and Game Reserves Near Dar es Salaam

Best Safari Parks and Game Reserves Near Dar es Salaam

Dar es Salaam is the largest city in Tanzania and where many people will start their trip. The coastal city is often a jumping-off point for those traveling to nearby Zanzibar and the popular northern circuit, which includes...

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