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

UPDATE on Cape Town’s Water Crisis

IT’S BEEN RAINING! We are please to report that due to sustained and heavy rains over the last few months, Cape Town’s dams have collectively increased by over 20 percentage points. ​ With several months left in the winter rainfall calendar, it is now clear that Cape Town will continue to have enough water for its 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

Our Top African Safari Tour Picks For 2017

Are you planning a trip to Africa and not sure how to join the dots or how to choose a safari perfect for you? We thought we’d outline some of our best African Safaris and tell you why we like them and why our clients give these particular tours 5 star reviews every time. Over 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