Our Guide to Island hopping (Seychelles-Maldives) Ithaa Undersea Restaurant + More

Island-hopping is by far the best way to see the often overlooked diversity of the Seychelles islands – its idyllic beaches, marine parks and national parks, as well as the varied and unique nature, including many endemic species. Scattered in the Indian Ocean just south of the equator, over 115 islands form the Seychelles archipelago, …

The Manor at Ngorongoro (a personal perspective)

This month we’re obsessed with the amazing ‘Keeping it Simple and Special’ offer from our friends at Elewana; not only do they offer the most comprehensive collections of beautiful camps in east Africa but now you can choose from these incredible camps to make your dream itinerary, and receive your first two nights’ of accommodation …

Tanzania Insider’s Guide

The ultimate Tanzania safari insider’s guide. Read this blog for insights to help you set off from the UK straight to Africa. We’ve included everything you could need, from important travel requirements, to insider tips we’ve picked up on our extensive travels through this amazing country. Our guide is split into sections to make it easy to …

Top 5 reasons to go on safari

It’s a safe adventure! In the hands of experienced bush rangers and some of the most hospitable staff in the world you can be guided through the mysteries of African nature. Nothing makes the heart pound like being surrounded by a pride of lions, or hearing hyenas howl in the distance from the safety of …

Winter Sun Specials in South and East Africa

The seasons in Africa are changing. Spring has arrived in South Africa and the long dry season is coming to a close in East Africa. Now is the perfect time to start planning your winter get-away down South. The warm weather in South Africa has arrived and with it an abundance of life all celebrating …

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 …

Safari Clothing & Attire – What To Wear On A Safari

We are often asked by our clients what to wear on safari – it’s a real talking point and one more important than you might think. For the do’s and don’ts of your safari fashion choices we went straight to the source and asked Steve Adams of The Safari Store his opinions. While we have …

Last-minute ways to save for a vacation

A wonderful getaway, an unbelievable place to visit, great time to spend with your dear ones. Sounds like a movie or a nice vision, but this is actually what most Americans dream about when it comes to talk about vacations and holidays. As the summer get closer, most of us already start to think about …

Things to Consider When Booking a Luxury Safari Holiday

At Mahlatini, we offer a range of luxury safari holidays in Africa, each with its own perks and quirks. We aim to offer you a trip which is second to none, which is why we offer many different packages which include walking safaris, big 5 safaris, safari and beach combo holidays, safari honeymoons and much …