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Botswana with andBeyond – Ilze’s FAM trip

Ilze joined a FAM trip hosted by andBeyond which visited three beautiful camps in Botswana’s Okavango Delta – Nxabega Okavango Tented Camp, Sandibe Safari Lodge and Xaranna Okavango Tented Camp Ilze’s impressions of Nxabega… The main area overlooks a busy waterhole that attracts a range of wildlife, from zebra and elephants to red lechwe and Read More

Gorilla Trekking in RWANDA – general information

Rwanda is one of the best destinations for gorilla trekking. Approximately half of the world’s remaining mountain gorillas are found in Rwanda’s Volcanoes National Park (Parc National des Volcans), a mountainous environment dominated by forests.  Time spent face to face with the gorilla families in their natural habitat is a humbling and profoundly spiritual experience. Read More

Kid-Friendly Safari Lodges

With more families travelling together, there is an increase in exclusive-use villas and family suites with a flexible schedule. Child-friendly lodges that welcome little ones offer age-appropriate programmes and activities in nature aimed at keeping the kids entertained and enthralled. Experienced lodge staff take care of children while parents are out on game drive, and Read More

Safari Honeymoon Specials

Here’s a list of safari lodges on our radar that have year-round honeymoon special offers. The offer is a discount off the cost of accommodation for one spouse. Proof of marriage is required. The offer is generally valid between 6 and 12 months from the date of marriage and is applicable all year round. Other Read More

How your trip helps

WE’VE STARTED AN UPLIFTMENT FUND to raise funds to support causes that are close to our hearts We are currently raising funds to help a member of our staff purchase a proper home Zuki, our lovely cleaning lady, is a single mother who still lives in a township shack with her daughters and granddaughter. We’ve Read More

Lodges in Botswana with Air-Con

Botswana is a hot destination… and we don’t mean amazing wildlife, pristine ecosystems and fascinating cultures, but actual heat! For some, the thought of being hot on safari can be off‐putting, so it’s good to know that there are safari lodges and camps with air‐conditioning! The appeal of a Botswana safari is being the only Read More

Great value safari camps in Botswana

Most of the safari camps in Botswana are quite expensive due to their remote (and therefore exclusive) locations and the luxury levels of their suites and amenities. However, there’s a handful of camps that we recommend for those looking to stay in camps that have less frills but still offer a solid Botswana safari experience. Read More

Victoria Falls Activities

Victoria Falls is the Adventure Capital of Africa! Seeing the Falls (from either Zambia or Zimbabwe) offers more than just breathtaking views and the natural surroundings of the amazing UNESCO World Heritage site – it’s also a fun playground for adventure-loving travellers young and old. Here’s a list of activities on offer at Victoria Falls Read More

Permanent Water Camps of the Okavango

The Okavango Delta’s unique ecosystem is as a result of ebb and flow of water that flows down from the Angola highlands and gradually floods the delta. During the annual flood season many of the camps located in the Delta pan handle have access to water. But during the dry season, it is only the Read More

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