Solio Lodge Celebrates Third Anniversary

Those planning an African Safari for later this year have a special offer available to them from the Solio Lodge in Laikipia, Kenya! They are offering a ‘stay 3 pay 2′ special that is valid until December 15 (saving as much as $710 per person!). Opened in August 2010, this is the only game lodge …

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Healing Africa’s Elephants

  The Gorongosa National Park in Mozambique is a renowned success story in terms of private investors partnering with the state to preserve precious wilderness and wildlife. The last few years have seen the National Park enjoy a sustained period of regeneration after decades of civil war left it ravaged, with both animals and vegetation …

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ASC now on Instagram

Africa is a beautiful continent with countless photographic opportunities almost everywhere you turn. It’s for this reason that we’re pleased to announce we’ve joined the hugely popular photo sharing app Instagram, under the username AfricanSafariGuru. Now we’ll be sharing all our exciting bush moments as they happen, then and there. Our team of safari gurus …

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Why We Love Botswana

Botswana is undergoing a tourism renaissance of sorts at the moment, with the country enjoying its most popular spell in decades.  In this post, we’ll attempt to explore a few of the reasons for this success and try to understand just what it is that’s convincing more and more people to travel to one of …

King of Another Kind – The NEW Mara Plains Camp

The Masai Mara is well known for its astounding wildlife numbers and one of the highest densities of predators in the world. But as of July this year, it is also home to the new Mara Plains Camp, Great Plains Conservation’s latest in bespoke safari experiences.  Emulating the style and community of its Botswana camp, …

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UNESCO Designates Lewa Wildlife Conservancy a World Heritage Site

Lovers of African safari tours will be happy to hear that the Lewa Wildlife Conservancy and the adjacent Ngare Ndare Forest have recently been designated as an extension of the Mount Kenya World Heritage Site – an ecologically important and beautifully preserved site. “UNESCO’s decision recognises Lewa’s and Ngare Ndare’s steadfast commitment to conservation and …

Official Yellow Fever Card Update

A message to those planning a Kenya Safari, from the Kenya Ministry of Health: After a confusing statement about Yellow Fever regulations in Kenya was issued by ATTA on 16th July followed by many worried emails, we feel it is important to share with you the latest official statement from the Kenya Ministry of Health: Only passengers …

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Cape Town Honours Nelson Mandela

The City of Cape Town has recently installed a popup tribute to the iconic Mr Nelson Mandela – South Africa’s first democratically elected President – honouring the former statesman and his longtime affiliation with the city. Situated in Cape Town’s Civic Centre, the exhibition is hugely informative whilst still being visually appealing and inspirational. Containing …

African Safari Consultants Presents: The Serengeti

For those interested in an East African Safari, the Serengeti is one of the most iconic destinations in the region. Its endless plains provide an excellent landscape for year-round game viewing, and also sets the stage for one of the natural wonders of the world – the famous wildebeest migration, where millions of wildebeest and zebra …

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The Migration has Arrived at Singita Lamai!

The progress of this year’s wildebeest migration in Tanzania has been closely tracked by the staff at Singita. Moving through much of the Serengeti just last month, the herds have been surrounding many of their lodges and camps lately, and have now reached Lamai. photo credit: Singita As you can see from this amazing photograph, there …