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Naboisho Camp | May 2020
Set in the 210km2 private Mara Naboisho Conservancy, Naboisho Camp offers spectacular game viewing, from the herds of antelope that dot the plains of this wilderness corridor throughout the year to the high concentrations of predators, including lion and cheetah.View PDF
Namiri Plains Review: First In
Namiri Plains | October 2019
Asilia rebuilds an eco-chic safari camp in its own corner of the Serengeti.
As guests of Namiri Plains, we had this part of the Serengeti—Tanzania’s largest National Park, known for the sight of 10 or more cars circled up around a lone elephant—practically to ourselves.
Stay at the Centre of the Action in the Masai Mara
Mara Bush Houses | September 2019
The wide open plains host herds of elephant and giraffe, and clusters of wildebeest.
It’s an unusual option, and the advantages of having your own house are obvious. You also have a guide at your disposal all day, which makes everything more flexible.
Big Cats and Gin and Tonics: See the Best of the Masai Mara on Foot
Asilia Adventures | August 2019
An exclusive trek through Kenya’s top conservation areas is like walking in a wildlife documentary
Walking safaris are nothing new, but our Kenyan adventure takes it to the next level: a four-day, 85km hiking trip across five of the wildlife-rich conservancies surrounding the Masai Mara.View PDF
Real Life Locations That Inspired the Lion King
Rekero | August 2019
If you’ve ever dreamed of visiting Pride Rock, here’s where to go.
Asilia Africa’s Rekero Camp, in southwest Kenya’s Masai Mara, not far from the border of Tanzania and right in the middle of Great Migration country. led Chinlund to the look of the lions’ stalking grounds. The area’s bushland, rivers, and wide-open savannas dotted with dramatic umbrella-like acacia trees provided just the right look.
Get Up Close and (Very) Personal with the Tanzania Locals
Kwihala | August 2019
Night drives, day drives and walking safaris – that’s what you’re there for.
Kwihala is intimate, but the staff – who all gathered to welcome me with a Swahili song and never lost that level of smiling, personable hospitality – ensure everybody’s stay is their own.
17 Unforgettable African Safaris
Namiri Plains | August 2019
Set off into the wild and see the world like never before with this guide to the best experiences in 11 countries
At Asilia’s Namiri Plains camp in northern Tanzania, visitors become part of the migration as they travel in a luxury mobile camp alongside herds of wildebeests, zebras, and gazelles. Walking safaris get you closer to the action, with veteran Serengeti safari guides giving the play-by-play.
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Jabali Ridge | August 2019
Find your dream getaway on our annual list of 70 award-winning hot spots
The eight tree-house style stilted bungalows—enclosed by teak shutters and nest-like thatched roofs—hide between boulders on a soaring granite outcrop, offering unparalleled panoramic views of plains and otherworldly baobab trees in Ruaha, Tanzania’s largest but still off-the-radar national park.
The Best Family-Friendly Africa Safaris
Mara Bush Houses | June 2019
Familes can set their own schedule when they stay in a six-person bush house with Asilia Africa.
If recently released “The Lion King” has you and your brood yearning to witness savannah animals up close, or if you have always dreamed of an all-ages African adventure, these outfitters can make that dream a reality.
Meet the Designer Behind the World’s Most Mind-Bending Safari Camps
Jabali Ridge, The Highlands | July 2019
Deriving inspiration from lodge locales, Caline Williams-Wynn’s trained eye makes a safari experience sing, there’s no doubt about that
In Tanzania, Jabali Ridge’s nest-like abodes are a cross between the native baobabs that dot the landscape and actual native birds’ nests.
The Secret to Planning a Successful Three-Generation Safari
Kimondo | April 2019
Asilia’s semi-mobile Kimondo camp tracks the seasonal 1,200-mile trek of 1.5 million wildebeest from just north of the Mara.
Seeing real life was exactly why we’d come – in our first few hours at Kimondo we saw four of the Big Five.
The Women Changing Safaris
Dunia | March 2019
How an entirely female-run safari property in the Serengeti is shaking up the status quo.
“When we first began with an all-female team it was hard,” says Dominic, who often faces challenges like changing a tire in the middle of the Serengeti—even if its pounding rain or there’s a pride of lion nearby.
Walking Through Kenya’s Maasai Mara
Asilia Adventures | March 2019
86 kilometres, one big African landscape and many, many predators. Lizzie Pook takes the ultimate walking safari.
I’m on foot in the Maasai Mara, where I’m spending four days traversing four different conservancies using just my legs as part of Asilia’s new Adventures offering.
Locals and animals at risk
| April 2020
With Safari Tourism on Hold, Locals and Animals Are at Risk
With the coronavirus pandemic threatening the 194.2 billion tourism industry across Africa, that safari ecosystem locals and animals alike rely on is on shaky ground. While some parks are still open, most plan to reopen no earlier than late May or June—maybe as late in the year as October.View PDF
I’m a Safari Guide—And Coronavirus Will Change the Future of Safaris
| April 2020
Conde Nast Traveler speaks to Asilia's head guide, Hamza Visram, about how Coronavirus will change the future of safaris. The closing of camps impacts more than just the guides—it’ll change animal behavior and attract poachers, too.View PDF