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.

A visual safari calendar

Keep the African safari dream alive with our handy planning calendar that gives you a month‐by‐month breakdown of next year’s hottest happenings and our team of safari experts’ “Top Spots” to experience them! We’re starting 2022 on a high note and staying positive by looking at some of the amazing things you can look forward Read More

Sharing Africa’s best‐kept secret…

It’s known as the SECRET SEASON ‐ that heady period between January and March each year when the African wilderness is lush and green, filled with life and vibrant colour and hardly any tourists! WHY WE LOVE A SUMMERTIME SAFARI  As winter firms its grip on the northern hemisphere and the temperatures plummet, summer gets Read More

Hosting our agents in South Africa

We recently hosted a group of agents from the US on an educational familiarisation (“fam”) trip around South Africa. It was a pleasure to host them and show off what South Africa has to offer. l especially loved seeing things through their eyes and getting fresh perspectives on our destinations and experiences and being surrounded Read More

Bucket List Africa

By now we’re all familiar with the concept of the proverbial ‘bucket list‘ but when it comes to African safaris, we prefer to veer away from the usual, predictable bucket list inclusions – and go deeper. Much deeper! ‘Bucket List‘ ‐- “experiences you hope to accomplish during your lifetime.” We’re about truly authentic safari experiences Read More

Safe Places to Visit in Africa: Our Travel Tips

Put the pandemic on the back burner and go on safari   You’re fully vaccinated, tired of staying home and your bag is aching to be packed. The African wilderness is calling, and there really is no reason why you shouldn’t heed that call!   Yes, you’ll need a negative PCR test to travel, even Read More

Sustainable Tourism On The Rise In Africa

It’s time to do African tourism better! As Africa is steadily opening up to the traveling world once more, the tourism industry is hoping beyond hope that the trickle of international tourists taking the plunge with African vacations will lead to a resurgence in interest in all things safari and a return to relative “normality” where international arrivals Read More

Slow Travel – Go slow safari

Take it easy, relax and savor the experience of wild Africa Like some of the best things in life, Africa is better when savored in an unhurried, more leisurely manner, slowing the pace to allow you to properly absorb the magic of the wilderness and ease into that fabled, laid‐back African rhythm… Slow travel was made for Read More

Trip report : Gorilla Trekking, Serengeti Safari and Ngorongoro Crater

Recent clients from the US are recently back from an East Africa adventure that included gorilla trekking in Rwanda, an Out of Africa style tented safari on the plains of the Serengeti, and a safari in the game rich Ngorongoro Crater. Their itinerary included:  Serena Hotel in Kigali on arrival in Rwanda. Singita Kwitondo was their Read More

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