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  Most walking safaris have set departures. In Zambia and Tanzania, some can be customized to meet client requirements 

The African Lion!

The animal everybody wants to see on an safari!

The African Leopard - Stealth, as best as can be!

Leopards are easily recognized by their stunning rosette patterned coats. But why are they so difficult to spot when you are on your game drive?

Hartmann's Mountain Zebras - Etendeka Region (Damaraland), Namibia

Hartmann's Mountain Zebras live in small groups, are agile climbers and live in steep and arid conditions.

DumaTau Camp (Chobe / Linyanti Region) Botswana

DumaTau is a Classic Camp owned by Wilderness Safaris, east of the source of the Savuti Channel

The White Rhino

The White Rhino is the largest species of rhino that exists. Now under constant threat of being poached for its horn.

Elephant Bull, Jao Concession, Botswana

Jao offers an excellent all round Okavango experience, with game drives, mekoro excursions, guided walks and boating available.

DumaTau Camp (Chobe / Linyanti Region) Botswana

DumaTau is a Classic Camp owned by Wilderness Safaris, east of the source of the Savuti Channel

The magnificent Sable Antelope! (Davisons Camp) Hwange, Zimbabwe

One of Africa's most impressive antelopes!

Ruckomechi Camp, (Mana Pools), Zimbabwe

Set on the banks of the mighty Zambezi River. The elephants in the area are known for their tolerance of humans, and can in fact be called "friendly"!

Louis van Tonder and Terri New - Your Hosts on Safari!

Louis and Terri at Vic Falls Hotel, Zimbabwe. The best location EVER to enjoy HIGH TEA!

Chiawa Camp, Lower Zambezi National Park, Zambia

Set deep inside the Lower Zambezi National Park, Chiawa Camp enjoys the prime location in the Lower Zambezi. This area is still unspoilt as it is new to Tourism.



The Red Lechwe is a semiaquatic antelope that practically lives in shallow water.

With hooves designed to stand strong in soft and muddy ground, the red lechwe is extremely fast when running through water, but awkward running on land..

Leroo la Tau - Set on the banks of the Boteti River, Makgadikgadi Pans, Botswana.

Populated by up to 30,000 zebra and wildebeest accompanied by predators, guests can experience the exhilaration of seeing large concentrations of game!

Sanctuary Swala Camp - Tarangire National Park, Tanzania

Sanctuary Swala is located in an exceptionally private section of Tarangire National Park, offering visitors a luxurious and very exclusive safari experience.

Sanctuary Olonana Camp - Masai Mara Game Reserve, Kenya, Tanzania

Sanctuary Olonana is located in an exceptionally private section of the Masai Mara, close to where the movie Out of Africa, was filmed.

Savute Elephant Camp - Chobe National Park, Botswana

The camp is located on the Savute Channel in Chobe National Park, which is in the rugged, semi-arid wilderness region of far northern Botswana

Elephant Bedroom Camp, Samburu National Reserve, Kenya.

Set on the banks of the Ewaso Nyiro River in Samburu National Reserve surrounded by Doum palms and other beautiful indigenous trees and shrubs.

Stanley's Lodge - Okavango Delta, Botswana.

Stanley's Lodge is located in a private concession in the Okavango Delta, Bordering the Moremi Game Reserve

Singita Boulders Lodge, Sabi Sand Game Reserve, South Africa.

Experience the ultimate year-round South African safari in an exclusive wildlife sanctuary beside the Kruger National Park.

Tongabezi Lodge, Livingstone / Vic Falls, Zambia.

Tongabezi Lodge is an exclusive lodge, away from the crowds, on the banks of the Zambezi River, 15km upstream from the magnificent Victoria Falls.

Wilderness Air - Connecting you to the Wilderness!

Wilderness Air is proud to be the air support of Wilderness Safaris, with private access to nearly all of southern Africa’s finest wildlife areas.

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At African Safaris and Travel we categorize walking safaris into four types:-

 

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Day Walks from a Safari Lodge

A 2 - 3 hour day walk under the guidance of a safari guide in a big game area with the purpose of viewing game, birds, plants and other signs one can pick up in the bush.

These are conducted by nearly all safari lodges and camps in Southern Africa, often as a filler between game drives, or as a main activity in the morning of afternoon. These walks are very much an optional activity where the main safari activities are in fact game drives.

 
 
 
 
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Walking Safaris from Permanent Safari Camp

A 2 - 4 day walking safari conducted from a permanent safari camp or lodge. A safari guide would take guests out into the bush for 3 - 4 hour game walks each morning and afternoon, but always returning to the camp or lodge.

These are popular in places like the Kruger Park. The emphasis is on a holistic interpretation of the bush including tracks, sights, sounds, smells, birds, insects etc…Over the few days guests become immersed in the day cycles of the wilderness, and can enjoy the comfort of a soft bed and a proper bathing facilities.

 
 
 
 
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Mobile or Classic Walking Safaris

A 2 - 4 day mobile walking safari in which guests walk, under the guidance of a safari guide from camp to camp. These camps can take the form of temporary tented camps set up ahead of guests by a support team, or more permanent camps that remain in place.

These are considered to classic walking safari, and carry a certain romantic appeal of a past era, as this is very much how the explorers and hunters of the past used to travel or “safari”.  This type of walking safari feels more like a journey as guests are guided through varying habitats and landscapes and always sleep in a different setting.

 
 
 
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Primitive Walking Safaris

A 2 - 4 day primitive walking safari. These walking safaris are the most “back to basics” walking safari. Guests carry their own backpacks containing their food, tents, water & clothes, and under the guidance of a safari guide explore a wilderness area with big game. There are no permanent camp sites and no toilet facilities.

The trailists would set up camp at a different location each night, and experience the diverseness of wildlife and immense beauty that these wilderness areas offer. A true appreciation of modern luxuries such as tap water, electricity, houses is instilled and although this type of walking safari is considered “roughing it”, it offers richest African wilderness experience.






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Walking Safaris in Zambia

     
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Chikoko Trails
(Minimum 3 nights)
North Luangwa Walking Safari
(11 Days)
South Luangwa Walking Safari
(11 Days)
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The Luangwa Encounter
(9 Days)
  Zebra Plains Walking Safari
(Minimum 3 nights)
     

Walking Safaris in South Africa

     
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The Pafuri Walking Trail
(4 Days)
  Rhino Walking Safaris
     

Walking Safaris in Zimbabwe

     
  The Mana Pools Canoe Trail - Walking Safaris in Africa - www.africansafari.vacations  
The Mana Pools Canoe and Walking Trail
(4 Days)
     

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