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A Serengeti Safari brings peace and wildlife action

 

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The enormous beauty of the Serengeti stars in countless films and shows – Serengeti Rules on PBS is a recent example.  The Great Migration itself is on innumerable bucket lists, and the marvelous landscapes, Maasai culture and abundant wildlife make this a year-round destination.  Despite its fame, crowds aren’t a given.  There’s room for just you and the herds.

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Posted in: Our Field Experts, Planning, Tips, and Tools, Safari Lifestyle

Africa Tours that Reveal Exceptional Art and Music

Visual arts; Maasai dancing; the mesmerizing rhythms of drums, jazz, kwaito; sculpture gardens; and splendid UNESCO World Heritage sites: Africa’s music and art is boundless. And it’s not confined to museums and concert halls. Our Africa tours, including Incredible Africa, our private jet expedition, take you to cultural sites carved into the landscape itself. Imagine: a vast, outdoor classroom to explore.

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Posted in: Expeditions by Private Jet

Find Your Favorite Animal in Africa

 

On safari, a healthy dose of luck is always welcome. But to lay eyes on the iconic animals of your dreams, it’s best to find out which locations in Africa they most prefer. Bushtracks Trip Planners have unbeatable knowledge of the best game-viewing areas – and the luxury custom safaris to match.

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Posted in: Conservation & Wildlife, Destinations

Go your own way: Find your ideal travel style

As you know so well, no two individuals are alike. Just like African countries, actually – and safaris. The diversity of exceptional experiences to be had on the continent, in both cities and deep wilderness, is simply staggering. Here’s our go-to guide to finding your own travel style.

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Posted in: Safari Lifestyle

Find a home where the wildebeest roam: An African Safari

It’s dawn in Africa, and light is creeping across the enormous sky. This magical hour, when predators head home and birdsong erupts from every tree, marks the start of the safari day. We’d like to invite you to come along, so you can build memories in Africa and treasure your unique Bushtracks safari experience.

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Posted in: Safari Lifestyle

The Romance of Solo Travel

Traveling solo is one of life’s true luxuries. A stretch of time entirely devoted to following one’s own heart and interests is enormously liberating. And when Bushtracks Expeditions has planned every detail of your safari and is with you every step of the way, comfort and safety are guaranteed.

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Posted in: Planning, Tips, and Tools, Safari Lifestyle

In the Bag: Packing made easy with Bushtracks

Thought choosing a safari destination was tricky?  Wait until you try and get all your gear into a bag that is small, light and soft enough to fit into your light aircraft that will buzz you into the African wilds!  Happily, every Bushtracks Expeditions traveler gets a custom-made travel bag to turn this onerous task into child’s play.

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Posted in: Safari Lifestyle

Victoria Falls Is Not Dry

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Posted in: Destinations

Bushtracks by Private Jet - See Our Expedition Photos from Lions, Tigers and Tradewinds

Bushtracks by Private Jet expeditions are incredible journeys that traverse the length of Africa in luxurious comfort, with many opportunities for enriching learning and lifetime experiences along the way.  This year's 'Lions, Tigers and Tradewinds' toured 7 countries in 24 days, hosted throughout by renowned ecologist Carl Safina.

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Posted in: Expeditions by Private Jet

Our letter to you for the Holidays. Happy New Year!

Dear Friend,

This holiday season we are treasuring our 31-year journey, and look forward to sharing experiences of authentic and wild Africa for years to come.

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Posted in: Our African Heritage

African Wildlife Foundation's Canines for Conservation Program

We found incredible videos that highlight African Wildlife Foundation’s Canines for Conservation program, so we made them the focus of today’s blog post.

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Posted in: Conservation & Wildlife

Top Safari Trips to Kenya Africa: Kenya's Private Reserves Safari

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ONE COUNTRY. LIMITLESS ADVENTURE.

Why go to Kenya? As one of our top trips to Africa, this Kenya safari delivers the feeling of days of yore in an untrammeled setting by taking advantage of private wilderness reserves in bucolic places with access to top game-viewing. So many dream of visiting Africa as depicted by legendary explorers only to find themselves surrounded by crowds of fellow adventure-seekers, rather than in a pristine "Out of Africa" setting.

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See the variety of wild animals in Kruger National Park Visiting the same spot within a 45-day span

See what happened in 2010 when African Wildlife Foundation Leopard Research Officer Nakedi Maputla left a camera in Kruger National Park, South Africa for 45 days to estimate leopard abundancies. We think it is amazing just how many different wild African animals walked on the exact same trail in just over a month’s time.

 

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Posted in: Conservation & Wildlife

David Tett Interviews Don Johanson

 

David Tett, co-founder of Bushtracks Expeditions and Incredible Africa 2020’s expedition leader, interviewed Don Johanson, renowned paleoanthropologist and one of Incredible Africa 2020’s expedition hosts about Incredible Africa, Lucy and human evolution.

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Posted in: Our Field Experts

California Wine Country Wildfires - Update Oct 2019

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October 26, 2019
The services to our Bushtracks Expeditions office, located in Healdsburg, California, are currently disrupted as a result of the Kincade wildfire in Sonoma County.  Fortunately, all of our employees are safe and are working off-site to restore essential business communications to our travelers and vendors.  Our 24-hour emergency answering service at 866-440-4919 (in the US) or 954-396-5314 (outside the US) is being monitored.

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