There’s nothing like an African river cruise on the “Zambezi Queen”! Wake up to grunting hippos and watch elephants at dusk while sipping champagne.
The lions are bullet-fast hunting the impala. On our amazing Big 5 safari in Sabi Sands, we see animals galore. But other places in Africa are famous for spotting the Big 5 too.
It’s like a scene from “Out of Africa.” Except that instead of Karen Blixen’s bush tents in Kenya, Chiawa’s 9 deluxe tents hug the mighty Zambezi River in Zambia.
Victoria Falls is a popular stop on the safari circuit. Where to stay? With 20 suites, the Victoria Falls Safari Club is a wonderful boutique hotel near “the smoke that thunders.”
Thirsty elephants may drink right from the pool of your bush-chic chalet at Ngoma Safari Lodge! Meals are delicious and the Chobe views are mesmerizing.
Want to see elephants galore and an awe-inspiring abundance of wildlife? Go on safari in Chobe National Park, Botswana – the “Land of the Giants.”
Hundreds of hungry raptors swoop in daily for the vulture feeding at Victoria Falls (the “Vulture Culture” experience at Zimbabwe’s Victoria Falls Safari Lodge).
Chinzombo had us at the private pool. And we loved the eco-friendly air-conditioner above our bed. Killer leopard sightings at this luxury safari camp were a bonus.
You don’t really want to see lions on walking safaris. It’s thrilling enough being unprotected in the bush on a Norman Carr Safaris trip in Zambia!
Biscuit baking, bug walks and pool picnics on a safari? Family safaris? Yes, when you take the kids to South Africa’s family-friendly Thornybush Game Lodge.
Simbambili enticed us on our South African safari with its 9 honeymoon-worthy bungalows with private plunge pools. And we saw the “Big 5” too!
Our memory of elephants plodding to the Zambezi River still lingers. They say an elephant never forgets. But you never forget an elephant.
Alila Villas Uluwatu does it. So do Belmond, andBeyond and Soneva. A growing number of luxury hotels/tour operators are involved in travel philanthropy.
Going to South Africa on safari? Perhaps visiting Capetown and wine country too? Direct non-stop flights on South African Airways between New York and Johannesburg are the most convenient.