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An experts guide to planning safari

The word safari is a Swahili word meaning ‘journey’ and for us safari is much more than just a holiday; it’s often a life changing experience. Mahlatini’s Travel Experts have put together some of the key things they consider when planning the optimum safari experiences for clients. Seasonality: When is dry season and why is it …

Liane’s ‘Out of Africa’ Kenya adventure

My African travels to date have all been in Southern African countries. Where better to kickstart my exploration of East Africa than in the most famous safari reserve in the world – the Maasai Mara? My first night in Kenya was enjoyed at the 148 Guest House in Nairobi’s quiet suburb of Langata, just down …

Epic Family Adventures in Africa

Taking your children out of the city, miles from the trappings of the modern world and immersing yourselves in nature and culture is what holidays to Africa are all about. Each one of our bespoke luxury family holidays provides a safe fun-filled adventure, valuable cultural interactions and plenty of opportunities for learning and bonding as …

Last Minute Summer & Autumn Safari Specials

Make a last minute decision that will change your life and let our expert planners organise your summer or autumn 2015 holiday to Africa – we have some incredible deals with the best safari and beach providers in Africa for travel between now and the end of October and we’re dying to share them with …

Family holidays to Africa: our insider’s view

Are you still on the hunt for this year’s family holiday? Whether you are planning some quality time with the kids for your summer break, a half term getaway or an escape from the weather with the family over Christmas and New Year, here’s a little enticement from us. As experts in luxury escapes to …

Donna’s Mara Experience

As I stepped out of the light aircraft at Mara North airstrip last week and onto the whitewashed landscape of the Masai Mara a tear, I’m not afraid to admit, welled in my eye. This arrival was the fulfilment of a lifelong dream to see Africa’s famous predators on their home turf.  Dazzled by the …

Donna’s visit to Ol Pejeta in Kenya

Last week, during a trip to Kenya, I was lucky enough to visit the Ol Pejeta Conservancy in the Laikipia District, home to the largest number of black rhino in any sanctuary in East Africa and to a number of southern white rhino as well. Ol Pejeta is also the residence of 4 of the remaining 7 …

Eco Friendly Honeymoons

In today’s world, embracing an eco-friendly lifestyle is becoming common practice for many couples and incorporating this into their honeymoon can be something of great importance. With so many destinations to choose from it’s difficult to decide where this special trip should take place, especially if you wish to maintain an eco-friendly stance. Africa, however, …

A Day on Safari

To get to grips with the safari specifics use our photo essay to guide you through an average day on safari. Lose yourself in the experience, from delicious cuisine to beautiful scenery to absolute luxury, it’s all in a day’s work for a guest on safari. Arise before dawn and enjoy tea and coffee before …

Unusual Holidays to Africa

Of the many places to enjoy an unusual holiday experience Africa tops the list. Whether it’s gentle exploration or climbing a mountain there’s plenty more to do aside from just a safari. Here’s a lowdown on the many exceptional holidays you can have: 1. To kick off, climb Africa’s highest mountain and the highest freestanding …