Category: Africa

On Safari in Sweeping, Spellbinding Kenya

As you awake in your lodge, the African sun sets the sky ablaze with the promise of another spectacular day. You rouse yourself with coffee and a bite, then join your fellow safari-goers for the […]

Helping Protect Kenya’s Elephants and Giraffes

The unspoiled savannahs of Kenya are renowned as an untamed wilderness. Left unchecked, nature would take its course and species would thrive and falter as they may. But many animals are vulnerable to human interference […]

Karen Blixen’s Famed Farm

“I had a farm in Africa.” So begins the 1985 film Out of Africa, with what may be the most famous 15 seconds in American film. What follows is a sweeping epic that spans some […]

9 Things to Know About the Maasai

The Maasai people have been the center of Kenya’s rural culture for generations. When you visit Masai Mara National Park and other game reserves here, you are on their sacred land. These fascinating facts may […]

Picture Perfect in Cape Town, South Africa

Table Mountain looms over the city of Cape Town, South Africa, keeping a watchful eye over the residents. Table Mountain is a prominent landmark and essential tourist attraction for visitors to the area. Hiking, biking […]

Perfect Sunset in Serengeti National Park, Tanzania

The Serengeti National Park is best known for its annual migration of wildebeest and zebra, but is is filled with unique wildlife, ecosystems and vegetation. Animals to be on the lookout while here include lion, […]

Hungry Hippos in Lake Manyara, Tanzania

Lake Manyara is a shallow lake located in Lake Manyara National Park, Tanzania. This underrated lake is a true oasis for a plethora of animals including blue monkey, elephant, giraffe, zebra and of course hippos, to name a few.

South Africa: Epic Beauty, Warm Cultures

“The Rainbow Nation” only begins to describe the diverse splendors of South Africa. Staggering vistas, magnificent wildlife, a thriving viniculture, grand echoes of the colonial era, fascinating history, and a beautiful and inspiring mix of […]

A Cat Nap in Serengeti National Park, Tanzania

A beautiful leopard takes a rest in a tree in the Serengeti National Park located in Tanzania, Africa.

A Discovery Tours Safari Primer

Many first-time safari-goers have lots of questions as their trip draws near. We invite you to review the Trip Preparation page for our Zimbabwe, Botswana & South Africa Adventure so you’ll know what to expect […]