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INSIDERS AFRICATM

Exploring Africa's Wildlife And Wild Places

New Okavango Delta Safari Camp: Splash Camp

Kwara Camp, Okavango Delta safari, BotswanaIf you've enjoyed stays at Kwara or Little Kwara camps in the Okavango Delta, you'll be excited to learn about some of the changes taking place in the private Kwara Reserve in summer 2018. Kwara and Little Kwara will be closing, but brand-new Splash Camp gives guests access to the same private reserve with plentiful wildlife, plus many activities to enjoy on land and on water.

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Beating The Safari Crowds:  Zambia's Luangwa Valley

Beating The Safari Crowds:  Zambia's Luangwa Valley

In the second installment by David Bristow on alternatives to the Okavango Delta, we visit Zambia’s Luangwa Valley.

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Beating the Safari Crowds: a Kafue Zambia Safari

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In the first of three blogs on beating the safari crowds in Southern Africa, Cape Town-based guest blogger David Bristow reveals some lesser-known destinations that you'll want to add to your safari bucket list. He begins with Kafue National Park in south-central Zambia. 

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A New Camp for your Okavango Delta Safari

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It's not every day that a new camp opens in Botswana's Okavango Delta, so we're very excited to share the news about this one. Qorokwe Camp is not only beautifully and thoughtfully constructed, but gives guests a uniquely private wildlife-viewing experience in one of the world's most famously abundant and diverse ecosystems.

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Featured Namibia Safari Camp: Desert Rhino Camp

Featured Namibia Safari Camp: Desert Rhino Camp

A rhinoceros sighting is always a magical experience on safari. And, of the two African rhinoceros species, the critically endangered black rhino is more difficult to find, with the number of animals remaining estimated at 5,040 to 5,458 (source: Save the Rhino Trust, 2015). However, your odds increase significantly when you visit Desert Rhino Camp in Namibia, home to the largest free-roaming black rhino population in Africa.

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Featured Safari Camp: Linkwasha Camp

 

 
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Talk about having it all! Linkwasha Camp, newly opened in summer 2015, is located on a private concession within Zimbabwe's largest national park, Hwange (3.4 million acres).

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Planning Family African Safaris over the Holidays

Hall-Wiley Family on safariThere's no better way for extended families to connect and create memories than on safari. However, planning a trip with lots of people isn't always easy. Learn how to plan sure-to-please family African safaris with advice from Bushtracks co-founder Carolyn Tett.

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A Mouthful at Mashatu: Fine Dining on A Botswana Safari

Mashatu BomaIf you've ever wondered what safari camp dining is like, Bushtracks guest blogger Kelly Evans takes you inside the boma at Mashatu, where delicious kudu wellington and home-made ice cream are served up by the fireside and complemented by the good company and stories of your Motswana guides.

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A New Serengeti Safari Lodge Designed for Families

We're excited to introduce a new way to experience the magnificent Serengeti. Just opened July 1st, 2015, Mkombe's House Lamai is the first and only true private house in the Serengeti National Park. Able to accommodate 10 guests, this contemporary house is set in the heart of one of the Serengeti's richest mammal habitats.

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A Grand Adventure: Grandparents and Grandchildren on Safari

Bridging the generation gap--whether it is measured by miles, years or technology preferences--can be challenging for grandparents and grandchildren. One of the best ways to bring these two groups closer together is through a shared experience, such as a special vacation together.

Campbell Family on SafariOne of Bushtracks' travelers, Abby Campbell, is about to embark with her husband Leon on their third safari with their grandchildren, and shared her advice on how this can be a wonderful bonding experience.

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Insider's Ethiopia: Ethiopian Rock Churches of Lalibela

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Bushtracks' guest blogger David Bristow describes the remarkable Ethiopian rock churches of Lalibela, their history and efforts to protect the UNESCO World Heritage Site. Bushtracks' August 2015 Africa by Private Jet expedition includes a guided visit to Lalibela and its hand-hewn stone churches.

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TOP 3 WEDDING VENUES IN AFRICA

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Looking for the best African safari destination for your wedding or honeymoon? Here are the top three best places to get married in Africa for the perfect romantic safari getaway. June remains one of the most popular times for weddings, and it happens to coincide with one of the very best times to go on safari in Africa. Custom safaris, which can be arranged around the date of your choosing, make tying a safari to your wedding or honeymoon one of the easiest parts of tying the knot!

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Kenya's Top 5 Places to Visit on Your African Safari

From the Africa's wildlife in the Masai Mara to the majestic Mount Kilimanjaro, take a virtual journey through our top 5 African safari destinations in Kenya, the gateway to East Africa.

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Best African Safari Camps & Resorts by Conde Nast

 

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Luxury African Safari Lodges

 

Best African Safari Camps and Resorts - Conde Nast Top 25 List,
Bushtracks African Expeditions, Healdsburg, CA - Nov. 11, 2013

Here is Condé Nast Traveler readers rate the top 25 resorts and safari camps in South Africa, Botswana, Tanzania, Zimbabwe, Kenya, and Rwanda. Browse Bushtrack's Luxury Safari Trips including the Best of Tanzania and Kenya Safari Trip Package >> http://www.bushtracks.com/destinations-and-trips/trip/best-of-tanzania-and-kenya

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African Family Safari Trip Planning Over the Holidays

 

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