SA: Timbavati Game Reserve: Umlani

Umlani Bushcamp, a rustic yet exclusive lodge, accommodates guests in cozy en-suite reed and thatch rondavels. Early morning and evening game drives are in open four wheel drive vehicles accompanied by experienced rangers and trackers offers exceptional game viewing opportunitys. Umlani makes the whole event personalized and specializes in escorted walks into this unspoiled wilderness. Umlani, meaning Place of Rest, was established in 1990 by Marco and Marie-Louise Schiess, in the central section of the Timbavati Nature Reserve, which is part of the greater Kruger National Park. Umlani is the perfect nature lovers choice.

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Zimbabwe: Mana Pools Shoreline Walking Safari

A UNESCO World Heritage Site, Mana Pools National Park in northern Zimbabwe is one of the most remote and least developed safari parks in the country and is known for its exceptional walking and canoeing safaris. Mana Pools access is limited during the wet months from November to March. The best time to visit is during the dry season months of late April through to November. Many people come to Mana Pools National Park hoping to see the grand old elephant named Boswell who stands up on his hind legs to reach into the canopy to feed ... a cult he has developed with a following of younger bulls who are adapting to his specialist survival skills....amazing!

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Zimbabwe: Kanga Camp, Mana Pools

This private concession is set away from the crowds in a remote part of the legendary Mana pools where a private safari experience is the focus, and tracking wildlife on foot is a specialty. A 12 bedded seasonal camp built around a water hole, which acts as the main attraction for wildlife in the area as it is the only source of permanent water in the location. Walking and game-drive activities in the area can be complimented with trips to the Zambezi flood plain experience. Water based activities such as fishing and canoeing can be arranged in advance and on special request. Camp opens between May to October inclusive. This location is a true 'armchair safari' as you really do not need to leave camp given the constant stream of wildlife coming to quench their thirst....pure bliss...

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SA: Madwike Hills

Madikwe Game Reserve is a conservation area in South Africa’s North West Province, bordering Botswana. The reserve’s grassland, forest and rocky Tshwene Tshwene hills are home to a variety of wildlife such as elephants, lions, leopards and rhinos, plus endangered wild dogs. Hundreds of bird species include ostrich, vultures and the large kori bustard.

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India: Bandhavgargh 2023

Bandhavgarh National Park is in the central Indian state of Madhya Pradesh. This biodiverse park is known for its large population of royal Bengal tigers, especially in the central Tala zone. Other animals include white tigers, leopards and deer. The mix of tropical forest, Sal trees and grassland is home to scores of bird species, including eagles. To the south are the remains of the ancient Bandhavgarh Fort.

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India: Ranthambore 2023

Ranthambore National Park is a vast wildlife reserve near the town of Sawai Madhopur in Rajasthan, northern India. It is a former royal hunting ground and home to tigers, leopards and marsh crocodiles. Its landmarks include the imposing 10th-century Ranthambore Fort, on a hilltop, and the Ganesh Mandir temple. Also in the park, Padam Talao Lake is known for its abundance of water lilies. SUJÁN Sher Bagh transports you to the glamorous 1920s, evoking the romance of living under canvas whilst on safari in India's most celebrated Tiger Reserve.

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Botswana 2022/23: Pangolin Hotel Chobe

Pangolin Hotel pride themselves on offering the most unique and exclusive wildlife experiences in the Chobe National Park. They have specially designed boats and vehicles operated by some of the best guides in the region.Every drive and cruise is hosted by a field guide and a photographic host to help you get amazing photographs. No camera? No problem. Free camera rental is included during your stay. The Chobe National Park is arguably one of the best year round game viewing and wildlife photography destinations in Southern Africa. The park boundary is a mere 200m from the hotel affording us quick and easy access on for game drives and signature river cruises. Don't hesitate - just book with them!

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