Safari Timeline!

Clients often ask questions about the various planning phases of an African Safari. After all, this is a big trip, and there are some major steps involved in planning!  So when do the major steps occur and in what sequence? ***6 to 12 months prior to travel (up to 2 years or more in some cases): 1) Initial Planning: Contact the friendly staff at Africa Dream Safaris! Our staff of expert consultants, based here in the US for your convenience, are well-traveled and happy to talk you …

Lion Pride Takes Down Buffalo – Warning Graphic Videos

Thanks Jim and Sandra for sharing these amazing videos of a pride of lions hunting a buffalo. Jim and Sandra recorded this event in the Central Serengeti area, which is famous for the largest lion prides in Africa. Due to an unusually dry December and January and with their normal prey species dispersed, these so called mega prides have been forced to hunt more challenging prey including buffalo recently. Jim and Sandra have taken several safaris in the Serengeti over the years and have recorded …

What is a Typical Day Like on Safari?

A question I get quite often is what is a typical day like on safari while in Tanzania?  Some different variations of the question are “how many game drives are there” or “how long do we spend on game drive each day”?  But the answer depends entirely on you! Such is the inherent benefit of enjoying a “Private” Safari! So as you can imagine, the days can and probably will vary quite a bit!  We have suggestions for you each day based on our experience and the …