By Clarissa Hughes The Ruaha landscape in southern Tanzania is recognized globally for its outstanding biodiversity and species endemism. The European Union formally identified it as a Key Landscape for Conservation. Home to 10% of the world’s remaining lions Ruaha is an important contributor to the big cats’ continued existence.
By Britta Foulis – Content Marketing Manager After waking up at the crack of dawn and spending a few hours exploring Africa’s plains while spotting wildlife on a game drive, the best place to have lunch is right where you are – in the bush, of course! Our guides love searching for the most beautiful and unique locations to stop for a snack. You’ll have the chance to stretch your legs and take in the stunning scenery while enjoying a mouth-watering breakfast, lunch, or dinner in the heart of the bush.
Update from Governors’ Camp We have always said that there is no ‘best time’ to be on safari!
By Britta Foulis – Content Marketing Manager The annual Rhino Charge is an incredibly adventurous event aiming to raise as much money as possible for the protection of Kenya’s vital ‘water towers’, namely the Aberdare Range and Mau Complex, which are the largest rainwater catchment areas and provide most of the nation’s water. It starts with a mystery location somewhere in Kenya announced the night before, 65 eager teams, and a very worthy cause.
By Britta Foulis – Content Marketing Manager Inviting you to join us on safari and having the pleasure of hosting you in our camps is something that brings us great joy – the happy smiles and wonderful stories shared each day are a wonderful confirmation of the fun our guests have when staying with us.
On the 5th of June, the Tanzanian Tour Guide Awards announced their yearly winners. We could not be prouder of Moinga Timan, who was awarded The Tanzanian Guide of the Year Award for 2019! An incredible accomplishment that is a testament to Moi’s passion for wildlife. It is absolutely a well-deserved award that encompasses the dedication and hard work he has put in over the years.
Update from Kilimanjaro Safaris Safari guide Michael captured the great herds on the Topi Plains close to the Keekorok area.
By Britta Foulis – Content Marketing Manager On the 5th of June, it was announced that the Hadza communities of the Yaeda Valley in northern Tanzania had won a 2019 Equator Prize. The United Nations Development Programme’s Equator Initiative “brings together the United Nations, governments, civil society, businesses and grassroots organisations to recognise and advance local, sustainable development solutions for people, nature and resilient communities.”
By Anwynn Louw – Digital Marketing Assistant Biodegradable plastic sounds like the perfect solution to a global effort to reduce plastic pollution. However, how biodegradable are these plastics really? Biodegradable doesn’t necessarily mean compostable, so more often than not, these plastics still end up in landfills across the world.
By Anwynn Louw – Digital Marketing Assistant When planning a trip to East Africa, luggage weight restrictions can leave you scratching your head and wondering which items to leave behind, and which gadgets will be useful for your trip. Here are the must-have gadgets we think you’ll need on your East African safari.