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With conservation in mind, these are the aspects we consider when creating any bespoke itinerary and a truly ethical safari:
When planning a safari, many questions may arise. These are our most requested safari FAQs, to keep you informed prior to & during your journey.
Sustainable tourism in Africa is more than just a trend; it's a necessity. Find out how you can become a part of sustainable tourism.
AFRICAN TRIBES The Himba of Namibia There is more to the Himba than meets the eye. But you may be forgiven if the Himba tribe has you awestruck. Their statuesque
From aardvarks to zebra, many animals are struggling to survive. Fortunately, many organisations are working to protect Africa’s endangered species.
Over 3,000 tribes share the continent of Africa, each with their own history & culture. These are six of the most iconic African tribes.
The inception of the Big Five has a history that is somewhat less than favourable.
First coined by early colonials in the late-1800s, the term refers to five iconic African creatures
Sailing adventures open a whole new realm of exploration.
From inland waterways to the open ocean, venturing from the shore can allow you to discover the world from a new perspective,
When crafting a more extensive itinerary, clients often include a Botswana safari exclusively focussed upon the Okavango Delta.
While this is most certainly a fabulous reason to visit the country,
From a short trip to a trans-continental odyssey, a sedate rail journey allows us to take the time to enjoy the world as it gracefully passes by the window.
Indian safari has returned, and the country that has amazed explorers for centuries is welcoming travellers back to its diverse and resplendent landscapes.
Exploring the dichotomy of India’s landscapes and experiences,
At Rothschild Safaris, we have made the distinction of naming our staff ‘Travel Designers’. We aren’t booking or travel agents, tourism reps, or vacation salespeople - we are, resolutely, Travel
Every African safari contains more than a handful of “pinch me, I’m dreaming” moments, but few can parallel the surreal magic of gorilla trekking. One of our closest living relatives,
Despite the wonder of a safari adventure, there is an aspect of convention or conformity to most African safaris. Spectacular, yes, but with just a hint of predictability. Regardless of
Let’s focus on the good that came from the last 365 days as a beacon to follow into a brighter New Year. Here are just ten of the good news
From your neighboring state to the other side of the world, one can never know quite what to expect when setting foot from your front door. Our friend Johann Van
PHILANTHROPIC TRAVEL Investing Wisely for Tomorrow’s World conservation | kɒnsəˈveɪʃ(ə)n | noun Preservation, protection, or restoration of the natural environment and of wildlife; nature conservation. When booking your vacation, conservation
Five incredible ways to help you discover the African Safari experience for the first time, all over again.
There are many wonderful ways to experience the wildernesses and landscapes of your vacation destination, but for me, taking to the trails on a walking safari is the most comprehensively
National parks are only one of the ways to immerse yourself in an African safari, and while they do offer so many spectacular opportunities, they aren’t without their limitations.
Some destinations simply take your breath away, and so it is with the Galápagos Islands.
The foundation of Darwin's theory of evolution, the inspiration for writers Kurt Vonnegut and Paul D
PULA! When I started in the safari industry around 1973/74 working for Gametrackers, one of the very first operators in Botswana with luxury mobile safaris to Botswana (there were like 4
The Wedding: one of the most important days of our lives, unifying two souls in a devoted bond for life. The African Safari Journey: something most of us have dreamed
An Authentic Cultural Experience – Getting Off The Beaten Path By Victoria Jewell, Travel Designer for Rothschild Safaris Having spent 2.5 weeks in Kenya, Tanzania and Uganda with fellow colleagues
Safari seekers will agree. The African wilderness and its wildlife can be utterly spellbinding.
Did you know that 96 elephants are poached every day? What does that figure mean? Simply this: If you would like to see an elephant a decade from today you
Rothschild Safaris’ reaction to the recent lifting of the elephant hunting ban in Botswana. Like the rest of the world, we are reeling with the recent news that elephant hunting
Women have played a central role across centuries of African history. They are an essential part of the history, economy and social fabric of Africa. But what makes someone an
The trouble really started a long time ago. But between 7 April and 15 July of 1994, the tightly controlled fabric of Rwandan society was utterly torn apart. Understanding what
At the turn of the century, Rwanda was mad, bad and dangerous to travel to. Today you will find Rwanda’s coffee in New York and every other coffee-crazy city around
We are so lucky to travel to the most beautiful parts of the world. And we never underestimate the responsibility we have to preserve the wilderness for the future. There
How do you explain to a Maasai why a Western person would choose to run in a circle(or on a treadmill)? What should we do about hunting in Africa? This
Fancy a little alternative inspiration for Valentine’s day this year? Whenever we question the relevancy of a day set aside to honor romantic love… or when we are in need
As we write we believe there are 3,890 tigers alive in the wild. This is something of a victory for tiger conservation, following a century in which the tiger population
If combining your Passion with Philanthropy and Profit sounds too good to be true we would like to introduce you to Impact Investing. Purposely using your beliefs and your resources—in
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