African Safari Camps Exciting us for 2017
Some things never change. Or do they?
Our team get excited for anything safari – so when brand new safari camps are unleashed, we’re keen to ensure they fit Captured In Africa – so our carefully selected camps & lodges must be responsible to the area, local people and wildlife they inhabit.
Our team have drawn up a quick-fire 4-of-the-best safari camps to book in 2017, in some of the very best areas, with outstanding wildlife experiences.
So why not enjoy them?
Go on, you know you want to…
GOMOTI PLAINS CAMP
“phenomenal” Okavango Delta area
Situated on the edge of the Gomoti river system is Gomoti Plains Camp. This brand new camp has 10 luxury tents which include 2 luxury family tents and 8 luxury double tents, all with en-suite bathroom facilities.
The area is known for its large concentrations of wildlife which thrive on the Gomoti plains and waterways. This exclusive area has been a well-kept secret for many years. This wild and pristine area has over the years produced some phenomenal wildlife encounters including the filming and studying of the African wild dog packs which inhabit this area.
Price: from $615.00 per person per night
(Special rates for SADC residents available, please enquire)
Opens: March 2017
“amongst the renowned treetops of the Virunga Mountains” Rwanda
Dramatic views of the peaks of volcanoes Bisoke & Karisimbi rearing up through the Afro-alpine forests of nearby Volcanoes National Park, is where Bisate Lodge is set. In the footsteps of acclaimed Mountain Gorilla researcher Dian Fossey.
Twelve guests will stay in six sumptuous en-suite rooms that maximise comfort, warmth and views while retaining environmental principles and reflecting the culture of surrounding rural Rwanda. Bisate is within easy driving distance of Park Headquarters, from where gorilla treks depart daily. Its vision of reforestation and rehabilitation means that each guest is invited to participate in our biodiversity conservation efforts, as well as engage and meet the local community
Price: from $1,100 per person per night
Opens: June 2017
Beautifully peering over famous Maasai Mara, Kenya
Located high above the floor of Africa’s Great Rift Valley, Angama Mara overlooks Kenya’s Maasai Mara, considered by many as the loveliest game reserve on the continent. The Mara never fails to disappoint safari-goers.
Guests are accommodated in spacious Tented Suites, which have been designed for guests’ comfort and are reminiscent of a classical African safari, each with a view more lovely than the last. Guests staying at Angama Mara are faced with many choices of how they wish to spend their day. Sunrise hot-air balloon safaris, photographing Africa’s abundant wildlife, walking on the edge of the Great Rift Valley, or visiting a Maasai family in their home – these are just a few of the adventures on offer.
Price: from $850.00 per person per night
Opens: right now!!
Away from the busier tourist areas in Ruaha National Park, Tanzania
Opening September 2017, Jabali Ridge will be Ruaha’s most sophisticated property. Explore Tanzania’s largest and wildest national park on game drives, walking safaris and night drives, with some of the continent’s most knowledgeable and experienced guides.
The remarkable beauty of Ruaha is not only in the landscape and its diversity of flora and fauna, or the impressive big game, but in the feeling of having the wilderness all to yourself.
Price: from $750.00 per person per night
Opens: September 2017
A safari to Africa is special and it’s meant to be this way. Our team love planning safaris, allowing travellers to discover or re-discover our beautiful continent. From the Big 5, to the Little 5 and everything in-between – our mission is to ensure you absorb Africa, to go away with a new sense of invigorating passion for what you will experience on safari.
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* Any combination is available, the most popular choice is a tailored safari to your needs. We will offer suggestions, alternatives and duration recommendations, giving you the very best advise and guidance.
Lead image courtesy Wilderness Safaris of Bisate Lodge surroundings.