Africa Safari Tours

There’s something about Africa that touches the soul. History isn’t trapped in bricks and mortar here – it’s everywhere. You feel it in the stories of the people, the pounding tribal rhythms and the blazing Serengeti sunsets. 

This is an old land, and it’s very, very good at breaking down preconceptions. People who come expecting a David Attenborough documentary leave with something else: it may be the hiss of waves on a beach in Zanzibar or the tribal drums of the Maasai, perhaps the silhouettes of boabs in Madagascar or the rustle of a mountain gorilla in the Ugandan rainforest.

Each of our trips is designed to get under Africa’s skin, but don’t be surprised if this continent ends up getting under yours. Once experienced, it’s never quite forgotten. 

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Articles on Africa


Ethiopia just took the running world by storm. Here’s why the travel world is next.

Posted on Tue, 19 Apr 2016

Proud Ethiopians are cheering loud around the world. We think it's time the travel community did the same.

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Machame or Marangu? We ask a Leader which Kilimanjaro route is best

Posted on Wed, 6 Apr 2016

Technically, there’s only one way to climb Kilimanjaro: up. More specifically though, there are six: Marangu, Machame, Rongai, Lemosho, Shira, Northern and Umbwe.

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Stories from Rwanda: what it’s really like to visit mountain gorillas

Posted on Tue, 29 Mar 2016

I am in Volcanoes National Park in the North West corner of Rwanda, and I’m crouching one metre away from an angry female gorilla...

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Underbelly: why snake charming in Morocco isn’t so cool

Posted on Mon, 7 Mar 2016

Along with mint tea, souks and tagines, snake charming was to me quintessentially Moroccan, and I was desperate to see a 'performance'.

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Spice island: 5 reasons Zanzibar should be on your Bucket List

Posted on Wed, 20 Jan 2016

It's time to follow the trade winds and make tracks to the spice island of Zanzibar. And yes, that is as exotic as it sounds.

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It’s official, guys: here are the 6 hottest destinations in 2016

Posted on Fri, 8 Jan 2016

Bring out the bucket list: here are six destinations that are gonna be hot, hot, hot in 2016.

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The true story of Africa’s disappearing glaciers

Posted on Wed, 2 Dec 2015

It’s 1943, and three Italians are planning to summit Mt Kenya. One’s a civil servant, one’s a doctor and one’s a sailor. Oh, and all three are prisoners at an Allies POW camp.

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A pinch of adventure: one couple’s spice journey through Zanzibar

Posted on Wed, 2 Sep 2015

Even the name 'Zanzibar' sounds exotic. Add in the phase 'spice islands' and the mind boggles with vision of pirates, cinnamon, chalk-white beaches and cinematically swaying palms.

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Love Africa? This is the Instagram feed you should be following right now

Posted on Fri, 28 Aug 2015

The best experiences in travel are those that shred your expectations. And that is exactly what Africa did for us.

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