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.

Why traveling in Africa stirs the soul

Aspirational Africa   A SAFARI IS GOOD FOR BODY, MIND & SPIRIT Africa has a secret superpower. It transforms people. Traveling across this incredible continent does something indescribably wonderful to you at the soul level — adjusting your perspective, shifting your mindset, and refreshing your priorities – all while gifting you the ‘vacation of a Read More

Gorilla trekking in the time of Covid: What’s changed?

Gorilla permits & Gorilla trekking  Covid Updates As exciting as it is that Rwanda and Uganda have re-opened for tourism and Gorilla trekking is possible again, it is important to note that set Covid-19 guidelines that must be observed as gorillas share 98 percent of our DNA, they are susceptible to human respiratory viruses. Here Read More

Exclusive-Use Places, All Our Favourites

We’re beginning to feel the pent up demand for travel and are responding to requests for trips that tick all the boxes as we come to grips with travel-in-the-age-of-Covid. “People are yearning to explore again, get back to nature and cherish quality time together”. “We’ve seen an increase in multi-generational travel as well as small Read More

Q&A with Camille Rowe, Africa Travel Specialist

“…When I was about 6 years old I went on my first ‘real’ safari to Zambia’s South Luangwa National Park. That is where my love and passion for safari started.”   Speciality Destinations :  Zambia, Zimbabwe, Botswana, South Africa, Namibia, Mozambique, Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda, Rwanda Speciality Travel Categories : Family Travel, Multi-generational Families, Out-Of-The-Ordinary Travel, Fly-In Safaris, Read More

Q&A with Daisy du Plessis, Africa Travel Specialist

….”I think travellers will rely on travel experts more, since one has to navigate constantly change requirements for every country, plus we have contacts with various suppliers, when we need assistance with changes or travel issues…”     Speciality Destinations : Botswana, South Africa, Namibia, Zambia, Zimbabwe, Mozambique, Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda, Rwanda Speciality Travel Categories : Family Read More

Q&A with Ilze Fox, Africa Travel Specialist

….”So often our clients email us after their trip to say that it’s been a life-changing experience, and I want to say “I told you so!” Africa will change your outlook on life, challenge you to think outside of your bubble and remind you of what’s important in life. “   Speciality Destinations : Botswana, Read More

Q&A with Lise Kargaard, Africa Travel Specialist

” ….nothing beats the personal connection. These experiences change lives. “   Speciality Destinations : Botswana, South Africa, Namibia, Zambia, Zimbabwe, Mozambique, Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda, Rwanda Speciality Travel Categories : Family Travel, Small Special Interest Groups, Multi-generational Families, Out-Of-The-Ordinary Travel, VIP Travel Facilitation, Fly-In Safaris, Photographic Travel, Wine, Food, Art, Adventure, Private Villas, Walking Safaris, Gorilla Trekking,  Honeymoons, Read More

Q&A with Liesl Matthews, Africa Travel Specialist

“…..As I sit here in the office planning people’s next safari trip, I am travelling vicariously in each itinerary. I am so ready to go exploring again, as long as its not my own backyard, I will go anywhere right now! “     Speciality Destinations : Botswana, South Africa, Namibia, Zambia, Zimbabwe, Mozambique, Kenya, Tanzania, Read More