A safari is the trip of a lifetime, so it is important to plan well. You’ll need to choose not only where you go, but when and how. Plus there are important packing and safety tips to take into consideration.
Some reading (and, might I say, some lovely photos too!):
- About safaris in three countries, for the winter 2022 issue of Living Luxe: Standout safaris: Getting outside in South Africa, Namibia and Uganda (on pages 112-121; and the whole Living Luxe winter 2022 issue).
- For Reader’s Digest, 8 of the most endangered elephants in the world, differentiating between the world’s elephants plus tips about how you can help protect them.
- How to plan your African safari (for LuxuryAndBoutiqueHotels.com)
- For Canadian World Traveller, about Uganda where you can have traditional driving and boat safaris, as well as walking treks to see gorillas and chimpanzees:
- Uganda: Beasts aplenty, hosts a-friendly (online version)
- print version forthcoming
- Forthcoming: articles on gorilla trekking in Uganda
- Helping The Africat Foundation rehabilitate cheetah and leopard, at Okonjima in Namibia, for Montecristo Magazine: Saving cheetahs, from VERY close up.
- A South African safari: Can you get TOO close to nature? (for The Travelettes)
- For Canadian World Traveller, about choosing between team eland and team lion:
- Turn off your engine at the waterhole (and other ways to stay safe in Namibia) (for The Travelettes)
- Packing for a safari in Namibia
Plus some safari lodge and hotel recommendations:
- Ongava Game Reserve (near Etosha National Park, Namibia)
- Thornybush Game Lodge (near Kruger National Park, South Africa)
- The Twelve Apostles Hotel and Spa; the ideal place to relax pre- or post-safari (just outside Cape Town, South Africa)