African Safaris

ASC Pic of the Week – Itchy Leopard

It’s hard not to love all of the big 5, but there is something very unique about the leopard.  This large, beautiful cat roams the savannah alone; and while it’s general demeanor lounging in the trees or playfully taunting its soon-to-be dinner might give off a sense of carefree laziness, leopards have a very real …

Walking Safari Special at New Zambian Luxury Walking Safari Camp

Sanctuary Zebra Plains Camp is opening June 1st, 2011! Book now for this ultimate walking safari experience in Zambia’s remote South Luangwa National Park.  This is the ultimate exclusive bush adventure by foot, without forsaking personalized service or comfort.  Here is a chance to be guided by one of the most respected and long serving guides …

Zambia’s Chichele Presidential Lodge Reopening Special

The newly rennovated Sanctuary Chichele Presidential Lodge is opening again on February 1st. In celebration, they have put together a special opening offer that combines a stay in a historic safari lodge with the epic game viewing that the South Luangwa in Zambia is so known for.  The old roof structure was replaced, but the original …

ASC Pic of the Week – Stephen Raffay Photos

This might be the best “Pic of the Week” we’ve had yet!  This week, we have photos from renowned professional wildlife photographer Stephen Raffay.  Stephen is a former (and current) ASC client, using our services to plan his yearly trips to Africa where he captures the beautiful images that you see below.  His portfolio is …

Lionesses Attack a Crocodile in Duba Plains

Don’t mess with lions because it will come back to bite you.  Literally.  An incredible scene unfolded in Botswana’s Duba Plains when a group of three lionesses pounced on a crocodile after the croc attacked one of the pride’s cubs.  Instantly, the protective lionesses sprang into action to deter the angry reptile.  During the brawl, …

Americans Plan to Travel in 2011

According to a survey by Trip Advisor, Americans are resolving to travel more this year than last.  The survey stated that travelers were planning to visit long haul destinations, and were prepared to spend more on a vacation trip compared to 2010. This is good news for the tourism industry, but potential travelers will need to secure reservations at …

Tanda Tula’s Overnight Walking Safari

Tanda Tula Safari Camp is the first in the Timbavati Private Nature Reserve to offer overnight walking safaris, an incredibly unique experience. Itineraries are individually tailored to suit guests’ requirements.  A 4 night package is generally recommended, with 2 nights at the base Tanda Tula Safari Camp and 2 nights in the bush at the remote Machaton Hide.  All the …