African Safari Consultants

Our African travel blog features a smorgasbord collection of articles ranging from updates from the bush, safari stories, travel tips and advice, conservation matters, industry gossip and insightful news and reviews about travel in Southern and East Africa. With contributions by travel experts with a passion for Africa, you will be inspired, informed and prepared for your next African adventure.

3 Authentic Cultural Interactions

With hundreds of different ethnicities, Africa is blessed not only with mesmerizing landscapes and wildlife but with an extraordinarily rich tapestry of cultural heritage. For most travellers, the wildlife takes centre stage with many overlooking this continent’s intriguing history and fascinating heritage. Great empires have left their mark with crumbling ruins and many of Africa’s Read More

Experience The Wonder Of Luxury Train Travel In Africa

There’s something quite extraordinary about sitting on a train, listening to the gentle clickety-clack of the train on the tracks and seeing mesmerizing landscapes sweep past you. We get quite a few requests about train travel, and while there are numerous luxury train routes across the world, we want to showcase what makes Africa such Read More

Cape Town’s Water Crisis

Cape Town is currently on Level 5 water restrictions Severe drought and insufficient winter rains mean that radical action is required The situation has reached a critical stage. We all need to ensure we play our part in conserving what remains of this precious resource. • Water is limited to 87 litres (23 gallons) per Read More

Singita: A Conservation Success Story

Singita have been a brand synonymous with luxury and are well known across the globe for their extraordinary safari experiences at their 12 award-winning luxury camps and lodges that span 3 of Africa’s best wildlife rich countries: South Africa, Zimbabwe and Tanzania. Known for their unique safari camps and lodges surrounded by the vast wilderness of their reserves, bespoke Read More

The Tip of Africa for Foodies

Travelling and food go hand in hand, and it’s often the new and exciting flavour combinations that you sampled on holiday that stay with you long after you’ve unpacked your suitcase. Historically the top foodie destinations have been France and Italy, but with more and more travelers seeking something a little different, with the focus Read More

Africa Travel Trends for 2017

As we steam boisterously towards a whole new year of possibilities, amongst other global inclinations, the principal travel trends for 2017 have also emerged. In today’s fast-paced world, as we vainly endeavour to juggle excessively demanding schedules, days crammed to capacity with work and home activities, it is no surprise that the travel industry is Read More

Kenya Beach Holidays: Where To Go

Imagine Kenya as a travel destination and you are probably conjuring up images of expansive savannahs teeming with herds of wildlife with the iconic image of an Acacia tree starkly silhouetted against a crimson sky. Kenya, after all, is renowned for one of the greatest natural spectacles on earth – the Great Migration of millions Read More