Update from Alex Walker’s Serian Scores of wildebeest are still pouring through Ndutu, where calves are being born in great numbers. While the rains are continuing, the Ngorongoro Plains offer life-giving water before the wildebeest eventually move on.
By Britta Foulis – Content Marketing Manager Namiri Plains is relaunching later his year. We’ve made some terrific changes but what remains are the same wholesome values, excellent staff, and exceptional guiding that Namiri Plains is known for. The new camp is “Namiri Plains – Reimagined”, it boasts remarkably improved accommodation and an enhanced in-camp guest experience unlike any other camp in the region.
Having lived for more than 60 years, in a peaceful and quiet corner of Tsavo in Kenya, she was an extraordinary and rare sight to see, British photographer Will Burrard-Lucas captured the last photos of the legendary “Elephant Queen”.
What is Eco-Travel? According to the International Ecotourism Society, Eco-friendly travel is defined as “responsible travel to natural areas that conserves the environment, sustains the well-being of the local people, and involves interpretation and education” (TIES, 2015). In essence, eco-tourism follows three main principles which are; conservation, communities, and education.
Update from Charley Swynnerton Charley Swynnerton spotted the great migration during a balloon flight in the Serengeti. Experience the breathtaking beauty of the Serengeti National Park on a once-in-a-lifetime hot air balloon safari. A Serengeti balloon safari is an extraordinary opportunity to relish a bird’s eye view of the phenomenal sweeping plains below. Tiny little dots rove across the diverse landscape and as you get closer, you are a spectator to the most magnificent view of dramatically striped black and white zebra, the wildebeest and subtle swishes of puffed golden tails reveal lions lolling under shady trees.
Update from Serengeti Nomad March is the last month that the mobile camps operate in the Serengeti. Use them to stay close to the action! The wildebeest herds are in the south-west part of the Serengeti, mostly in the Ndutu and Kusini Maswa region. Safari guide spotted a newborn in the Ngorongoro Crater!
February is the only time of the year when you are almost guaranteed to see the big herds all together as they come south for calving season…
The calving season is in full swing in the Ngorongoro Conservation Area!
It’s calving season and the great herds remain far south!
For all their bulk and presence, elephants can communicate an astonishing range of emotions through gestures. Knowing how to read their body language means you can appreciate their fascinating world in deep ways. We breakdown a few signals to help you do just that.