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

A handy planning calendar that gives you a month‐by‐month breakdown of the year’s hottest safari happenings and the’ “Top Spots” to experience them! Considering Africa and wondering when to travel to which destinations? Have a look at our safari calendar. Now’s the time to plan your next safari with us, because there’s something amazing for Read More

Sleepouts on safari: A billion‐star experience!

There’s nothing like a sleepout under the African night sky! Grab your PJs and toothbrush and enjoy one of the most thrilling and special experiences in the African bush ‐ a sleepout under a canopy of twinkling stars, surrounded by the incredible African wilderness and serenaded by the unique soundtrack that only nighttime Africa can Read More

Where To Go Trekking In Africa

Walking Safaris and following in the footsteps of legends Throughout history African exploration has happened on foot, on expeditions out into the unknown. From the earliest peoples like the San in the south and the Nilotic tribes in the north, the only way to discover new hunting grounds and grazing for livestock was to head Read More

Africa’s Most Instagrammable Destinations

When it comes to spectacular scenery, iconic landmarks and phenomenal photographic opportunities, an Africa trip offers you some of the best backdrops in the world. These are some of our recommendations for the most Instagrammable and photo-friendly safari destinations where your phone and camera are going to work overtime… Africa’s natural beauty is beyond compare Read More

Multi-destination travel in Africa is back

With southern Africa now fully open for business with vaccinated travelers no longer needing PCR tests to travel, there’s no better time than right now to look into  the variety of options for a multi‐country safari that combines the excitingly diverse best the sub‐continent has to offer! Here in southern Africa, you can indulge in Read More

Unveiling 10 ‘new’ camps and lodges

This year sees the launch and reinvention of some wonderful safari camps and lodges across Africa, from the plains of the Masai Mara and the lush waterways of the Okavango Delta, to sultry Mozambique, to the banks of the mighty Zambezi River and into the heart of the Greater Kruger.  We’ve identified 10 interesting new Read More

Hot in Africa

To put the perfect itinerary together for you, it’s vital that you understand exactly WHERE TO GO IN AFRICA to fulfil a ‘dream safari adventure’ that resonates with YOU. Here’s our “Hot in Africa” destination highlights list for you to discover what makes each location so unique. Botswana This land‐embraced southern African country is home to some of Read More

Daisy’s Tanzania trip report

After many months of safari-deprived longing, Daisy was finally able to go on my much anticipated Tanzanian trip after being postponed twice since 2020 due to the Covid pandemic. Here are her impressions. ” Excitement was high and with my negative PCR test in hand, I arrived at Kilimanjaro Airport, where we got screened and went Read More