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How to Choose a Birding Tour

There are so many birding tours out there to choose from that it can be totally overwhelming to figure out which one is right for you. Recently there have also been a number of countries and regions that have become more accessible, making the choice even tougher. Here we will take you through some of the factors that are often considered important and that could make a difference between having a great tour and going back for more, or being disappointed because it was not what you had expected.

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5 Must-Read books for your Botswana safari

Once one of the poorest places on earth, Botswana has enjoyed extensive growth and prosperity since the discovery of their beautiful diamonds. But it’s not simply the international jewel trade that makes Botswana a rich place. From the diverse flora and fauna of the Kalahari Desert to the unique ecosystem of the Okavango, Botswana is like no place else on earth, and an amazing destination for a safari. A Botswana safari will no doubt reveal many of this countries unique natural delights to you, but to make the most of your trip, you should definitely do your homework.

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Top 5 gourmet South African experiences to excite your taste buds

When you booked your South African safari, you were probably more interested in the wildlife than the food. However, that doesn’t mean there are no delicious delights to be discovered on the African continent. In fact, South Africa is an excellent destination for a foodie-infused break.  

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Top-5 Must Do's in Zimbabwe

The scale of Zimbabwe lends itself well to a self-drive or guided safari experience, with many of the ‘must-dos’ less than two hour’s drive away from one another. Not only are the people of Zimbabwe truly friendly and well-educated (the country’s literacy rate in adults is the highest in Africa) much of the landscape is unspoilt with plentiful game viewing available. It’s also excellent value at two-thirds the price of neighbouring countries.

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Volunteer in Africa and Safari!

How many of us dream of a Safari holiday?! If you answered lots, you’d be correct! But how many of us have thought about combining a safari holiday with an opportunity to volunteer abroad in Africa and help local communities? Well the great news is with International Volunteer HQ (IVHQ) you can do both!

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5 amazing iconic experiences when on African Safari

 

If you were to visit Africa once a year every year of your life, you would only scratch the surface of what this amazing continent has to offer: incredible wildlife, fascinating culture from cosmopolitan cities to tribal communities, arid deserts, verdant rainforests, vast grasslands and idyllic islands. But if you get the opportunity only once, it should be to experience one of the following, says Red Savannah’s Africa specialist, Albee Yeend.

 

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Apps to take with you on Safari

Apps to take with you on safari

The tailor made holiday that you have spent hours planning and arranging is booked and the tickets are winging their way to you. Now the exciting part begins; getting ready for your big adventure. With a little preparation, your safari holiday can be made even more exciting with technology andchere Red Savannah suggest some apps that may make your holiday a little brighter.

 

Sasol birdlife app is available on Android and Apple products.

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Whale Watching in South Africa

Whale Watching in South Africa

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