Top 10 Best Safari Lodges & Camps Near Victoria Falls

Top 10 Best Safari Lodges & Camps Near Victoria Falls

Victoria Falls indisputably ranks among the Seven Natural Wonders of the World. When you see it, you’ll know why! Here, the mighty Zambezi River, a full 1.7km wide, tumbles over a 108-metre high cliff shared between Zambia and Zimbabwe to form the world’s largest sheet of falling water. Thinking of going there? So...
Top 15 Best Things To See and Do in Madagascar

Top 15 Best Things To See and Do in Madagascar

Madagascar, rimmed by an idyllic coastline, is a tantalising holiday destination. For many people, it’s the white sandy beaches, the snorkel-friendly coral reefs, the whispering palm trees and the tasty seafood that makes this Indian Ocean island so...
Best Places to See the Big 5 on Safari in Africa

Best Places to See the Big 5 on Safari in Africa

Going on safari in Africa has become closely associated with seeing the Big 5. Have you ever wondered what that is all about and where you should go? The term ‘Big 5’ originated in the early days of game hunting. Lion, leopard, elephant, buffalo and rhino were the most...
Everything you need to know before visiting Devil’s Pool, Victoria Falls

Everything you need to know before visiting Devil’s Pool, Victoria Falls

Victoria Falls is a stunning spectacle however you view it. Whether it’s from the bottom of the gorge, from spray-doused Knife Edge Bridge, or from the comfort of a plane or chopper. But when it comes to a breathtaking immersive experience, nothing is quite so full-on as a dip in Devil’s Pool. This oddly becalmed...
Best Private Game Reserves bordering Kruger National Park

Best Private Game Reserves bordering Kruger National Park

Greater Kruger, comprising the vast Kruger National Park and a cluster of bordering private reserves, ranks among South Africa’s most popular tourist attractions. But while the national park itself is perfect for self-drive safaris and budget package tours, the adjacent private reserves offer a more exclusive...
The Last Lions of Africa: Stories from the Frontline in the Battle to Save a Species

The Last Lions of Africa: Stories from the Frontline in the Battle to Save a Species

On 4 August SafariBookings expert, Anthony Ham, released his book, The Last Lions of Africa: Stories from the Frontline in the Battle to Save a Species. A work of narrative non-fiction, the book tells the story of five lion populations and the local people with whom they share...
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...
10 Best Places to See Rhinos on Safari in Africa

10 Best Places to See Rhinos on Safari in Africa

Are you wondering which are the best places to see rhinos in Africa? These prehistoric creatures once roamed over most of the continent, but poaching has taken its toll in recent decades. Today, rhinoceros are extinct in many parts of Africa...
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...

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