11 Eco Lodges in Africa That Are Worth the Travel Time

Kafue National Park, Zambia

Ecotourism in Africa is a big business. Each year safari operators, vendors, and lodges assess how they can continue to improve sustainability. It’s likely one of the few industries that value the environment. As the concern over global warming only increases it’s a relief to find an industry that strives to find eco-friendly solutions. Ecotourism …

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Volcanoes Safaris Review and Bwindi Lodge Review in Uganda

Bwindi Lodge

It’s not something that happens often to us, but when we stepped out of our Land Cruiser and arrived at Volcanoes Safaris Bwindi Lodge in Uganda we felt at ease. The individual rooms and lodge blended in with its natural surroundings. Banda’s feature windows that opened wide to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park. Here there was no …

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Inside Tanzania’s Ruaha National Park • Your Ultimate Safari Guide

Ruaha National Park

Located in the heart of Tanzania, Ruaha is the ‘other park’ on the Southern circuit.  Ruaha’s relative inaccessibility means it gets far fewer tourists than the Selous and less than any comparable park in the Northern circuit. The reward of traveling this far into Tanzania? A wild landscape of baobab studded hills, rocky escarpments, and …

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Gondwana Eco Camp • Eco-Tourism in South Africa Done Right

Ecotourism at Gondwana Game Reserve

We arrived at the Gondwana Game Reserve, eager and ready for our week at their new tented Gondwana Eco Camp to experience ecotourism in South Africa. We had only done one self-drive safari through Kruger National Park and were more than ready to see more giraffes, buffalo, and (maybe) even the elusive cheetah in South Africa. …

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The Ultimate Southern Africa Bucket List

Wild Horses Of Namibia

It’s hard to nail down a Southern Africa bucket list. Between Namibia, South Africa, Lesotho, Swaziland, Mozambique, Zimbabwe, and Zambia there are so many must-do things. Visitors can choose from wildlife safaris in the bush to diving with whale sharks in Mozambique. There is just so much to do and see in the massive area. …

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Inside Zambia’s Lower Zambezi National Park • Your Ultimate Safari Guide

Lower Zambezi

Zambia’s Lower Zambezi National Park is an unspoiled wilderness in Africa. Unlike South Africa’s Kruger, Tanzania’s Serengeti, or South Luangwa in Zambia you can have a safari here without ever seeing another tourist. With an ever-present water source and its inaccessibility, the park has become a wildlife haven. Five minutes after landing in the Lower Zambezi we …

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What to Expect on a Ngorongoro Crater Safari: Ultimate Guide

How to Experience Your Own Ngorongoro Crater Safari The Ngorongoro Crater in Tanzania is the largest unfilled inactive volcanic crater, or caldera, in the world. However, it’s not entirely empty as a wildlife spectacle unfolds in this dramatic setting. At the base of 610m cliff faces elephants trumpet, lions roar, and antelope…eat grass. The crater is arguably …

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