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Explore Africa’s Great Attractions: Namib Desert

In our last expedition in this fun series exploring Africa’s great attractions like the Okavango Delta and the Great Rift Valley, we take a trip to one of the largest deserts in the world, the Namib Desert. We hope you enjoy the final journey. The Namib Desert in Namibia The oldest and one of the largest deserts in the world, the vast Namib stretches for more than 2,000 kilometres along…

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Explore Africa’s Great Attractions: Great Rift Valley

In our previous expedition through the Okavango Delta, we explored its vast wetlands and its abundance of wildlife and other attractions, now we take a look at the magnificent Great Rift Valley. We hope you enjoy the journey. The Great Rift Valley in Kenya The Great Rift Valley is part of an intra-continental ridge system that runs through Kenya from north to south. It is part of the Gregory Rift,…

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Explore Africa’s Great Attractions: Okavango Delta

“Africa changes you forever, like nowhere on earth. Once you have been there, you will never be the same. But how do you begin to describe its magic to someone who has never felt it? How can you explain the fascination of this vast, dusty continent, whose oldest roads are elephant paths? Could it be because Africa is the place of all our beginnings, the cradle of mankind, where our…

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Be Prepared for Your Safari Through Africa

So you’ve booked your safari trip but now you don’t know what to expect or what exactly is needed during your safari. There’s no need to panic, we’re here to help you out. From what to wear to important documents, you’re guaranteed to be prepared for your safari. Top 10 Things to Pack for Your Safari 1. Important Documents Going somewhere unfamiliar usually requires any form of identification. Ensuring you…

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All About the Kruger National Park

Explore open grasslands filled with the Big Five and other game wildlife creatures like birds, zebras, and more when going on a safari through the famous Kruger National Park. Filled with sunny skies and tranquil weather, you’ll absolutely experience the true African landscape. Quick Facts First Warden James Stevenson-Hamilton (1902) Area 19,633 km² (7,580 miles²) Famous Animals Big Five Climate summer rainfall Quick History This extraordinary park has a rich…

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Handy Afrikaans Words and Phrases for Your SA Safari

Going on a Safari in South Africa, but feel like you want to fit in with the locals? Learning some handy Afrikaans words and phrases might help you get along with your fellow travelers and hit it off with the community. Afrikaans Quick History The Afrikaners are a South African ethnic group who are descended from 17th century Dutch, German, and French settlers to South Africa. The Afrikaners slowly developed…

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Gorilla Trekking Procedures

The mountain gorilla (Gorilla Berengei), of which there are still only about 700 remaining, are one of our closest living relatives. A visit to these gentle giants in their natural environment is a unique and wonderful experience – one you’ll never forget. Are the gorillas monitored? The park rangers monitor the gorillas on a daily basis and have a fairly good idea of where they are. However, they are free-roaming…

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Explore 9 African Countries in the Great African Trek Safari

Visiting nine countries in East and Southern Africa in a 57-day safari sounds like the perfect trip to discover magnificent Africa! Stare into the soft brown eyes of the mountain gorilla, watch as thousands of wildebeests, zebras, and other animals trample across the Maasai Mara and Serengeti, and bask in the warm sunshine on the white beaches of Zanzibar.Further south you can visit the thundering Victoria Falls, the vast wilderness…

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Travel from Tanzania to Zanzibar with Africa Travel Co

Do you dream of a holiday filled with wildlife, cultures, and amazing food? Tanzania and Zanzibar might just be the answer you’ve been searching for.Filled with museums, Maasai tribes, and wildlife ranging from reptiles to wildebeests, you’ll be able to experience a vast amount of activities and sights with our Dar es Salaam to Nairobi Safari Tour. Let’s get to know the sights you’ll be able to see on the…

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What Will You Explore in a Malawi Safari Tour?

Imagine seeing beautiful forests, mountains, white beaches, and warm water…That’s what you’ll experience when you pack your bags and go on a safari in glorious Malawi. Malawi, also known as the warm heart of Africa, is a generous country and one of the best opportunities for travelers to truly immerse themselves into the African way of life.Although there are many extraordinary displays of nature to behold, Malawi is best known…