Can You Climb Kilimanjaro Without a Guide?

Can You Climb Kilimanjaro Without a Guide?

You can’t climb Mount Kilimanjaro without a guide. Whether you go for a full Kilimanjaro climb or a day hike on the mountain, you need to be accompanied...
Things You Need To Know Before Climbing Mt Meru in Tanzania

Things You Need To Know Before Climbing Mt Meru in Tanzania

Climbing Mount Meru is a rewarding challenge. It is often done as a warm-up trek for Kilimanjaro, Africa’s tallest mountain. These iconic landmarks are...
Top 20 Best Things To Do in Africa

Top 20 Best Things To Do in Africa

When it comes to deciding what to do in Africa, there really is no limit to the possibilities. Wildlife is at the heart of so many experiences on the continent, from the great migration to the Big Five...
Gorilla Permit Rwanda 2024 – Everything You Need To Know

Gorilla Permit Rwanda 2024 – Everything You Need To Know

Rwanda’s gorillas are resident in Volcanoes National Park, a well-organized destination where primate enthusiasts can also hike to the former research station established by...
Guide to Driving in Namibia: 10 Useful Self-drive Tips

Guide to Driving in Namibia: 10 Useful Self-drive Tips

Driving in Namibia on a self-drive safari means embarking on a true African adventure. Namibia is custom-made for this kind of self-guided exploration. It has a well-maintained road network and all the necessary infrastructure for drawing near to the country’s winning combination of...
Top 5 Best Tanzania Family Safaris & Tours

Top 5 Best Tanzania Family Safaris & Tours

Known for its friendly people, excellent wildlife viewing, stunning beaches and well-developed tourist industry, Tanzania is ideal for family holidays. There are loads of affordable child-friendly tours available; use the filters on the SafariBookings website to select...
How Long Does It Take to Climb Mount Kilimanjaro?

How Long Does It Take to Climb Mount Kilimanjaro?

It takes at least five days to climb Mount Kilimanjaro. However, a minimum of six days, and ideally seven or eight, offers a far better chance of reaching the top. For those with longer to spare, there are several more gradual and scenic ascent routes that can be done over 10 or more days...
15 African Safari Photography Tips

15 African Safari Photography Tips

For most people, photography is an integral part of an African safari. The wealth of great photographic opportunities is inspiring, but for beginners, it is important to have realistic expectations. The media is saturated with beautiful wildlife images...
What Should You Do When You Encounter an Elephant on a Self-Drive Safari?

What Should You Do When You Encounter an Elephant on a Self-Drive Safari?

My first trip to Africa, many moons ago, was an extended 4WD tour of Zambia, with some cross-border trips into Botswana, Namibia and Malawi thrown in for the sheer hell of it. The first of those excursions took me to northern Botswana’s fabled Chobe National Park...
Accessible Safaris

Accessible Safaris

This week, Alan discusses safari operators that cater accessible safaris for those visitors to Africa who have an impairment or disability, making regular travel difficult or even impossible...

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