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Safari & Wildlife Holidays
Safaris are often associated with Africa - for which Abercrombie & Kent has unrivalled credentials and expertise - and it's no wonder with the Big Game viewing in Kenya, the annual migration of wildebeest running between the Masai Mara and the Serengeti, and the primates holding fort in Uganda's Bwindi Impenetrable Forest. In short, Africa is a diverse continent with unlimited safari experiences.
Yet it's not just Africa that can lay claim to the safari and fantastic wildlife spotting opportunities, with plenty more countries such as Galapagos, Sri Lanka, India and Canada housing rare and wonderful species of wildlife. Galapagos is home to the incongruous blue-footed booby, Sri Lanka to the elusive tiger and Canada the grizzly bear. Brazil's Pantanal also has a lot to boast about with over 700 species of birds, 260 species of fish and 80 reptile, as well as the biggest concentration of large animals in the New World.
The question is, however, where to go first? Luckily we know the best times of year to visit each place, and where to stay, meaning we can tailor an authentic safari experience just for you.
Safari & Wildlife Holiday Ideas
Whether searching for polar bears, grizzly bears or the elusive spirit bear, Canada and the USA are the obvious destinations, and never have there been more opportunities to catch sight of the magnificent creatures.
A rustle in the foliage. A flutter of wings in the distance. A far-off cry – faintly heard. Your A&K guide gestures silently. You raise your binoculars with excitement, and soon tick a bird off your to-see list.
Gorilla Tracking & Monkeys
Travel to Uganda and Rwanda for the finest gorilla tracking on the planet, seeking these majestic animals in their natural habitat.
Go further. Get closer. Dive deeper. We all know only 30 per cent of the earth's surface is made up of land, but how well do you know the other 70 per cent?
Tiger, Lion & Other Big Cat Safaris
From the tigers in India to the lions in Africa, we have a safari to bring you closer to your favourite big cat.
Wildlife - the Galapagos
The Galapagos offer an unrivalled wildlife experience and is home to numerous endemic species - only here will you see Galapagos penguins, flightless cormorants and marine iguanas.
Wildlife - Arctic and Antarctica
The Arctic and Antarctica are both home to some of the world’s rarest wildlife, and one of the best ways to experience it is by boat.
Wildlife - East Africa Safaris
Kenya, Tanzania and Uganda are all favourites for safaris. With migrations, Big Game viewing, gorillas and more, East Africa, the birthplace of A&K is a great wildlife destination.
Wildlife - Southern Africa safaris
South Africa is famously brimming with wildlife but Zambia, Zimbabwe and Botswana also boast fantastic wildlife viewing and luxurious lodges.
Featured articles for Safari & Wildlife Holidays
Tanzania by Rob Moller
I was already in a dream like state before I left as I know Africa can really get under your skin. My last trip was in Southern...
Safari with my son, by Sara Hinds
I always enjoy the sense of anticipation and excitement as I enter a safari lodge but this time was extra special; I was...
Madagascar by Ben Harrison Platinum Travel Consultant
The three hour drive from Antananarivo (Tana) down to Andasibe National Park was a gentle introduction to Madagascar. The...
Galapagos Islands - Rachael Tallents, Travel Consultant
Swimming slowly into the cave, I glanced to my left and was suddenly face-to-face with a very mischievous looking sea lion...
Tanzania's New Safari Circuit
If your idea of safari involves being immersed in raw wilderness, southern Tanzania could be just the place
Translocating Rhino from South Africa to Botswana
Abercrombie & Kent Philanthropy have partnered with Sanctuary Retreats and Rhino Conservation Botswana to relocate 20 rhino...
Senior travel consultant Robin Spanner throws himself into the action in Zambia, on a trip that included walking safaris...
Gorillas in my Midst by Sara Hinds
I'd seen many documentaries on the plight of the endangered low level mountain gorillas, and had read Gorillas in the Mist,...
The Two Great Faces of Kenya: Safari & Beach
As the UK relaxes its travel warnings for the beautiful Kenyan Coast, Alice Duckett recalls her Safari and Beach combination...
Bugs, The Bush and babysitting
With small children himself, Russell is no stranger to the challenges of travelling with a young family. He has explored...
India’s Big Cat Diaries
A trio of our travel experts put the spotlight on their top Indian wildlife hotspots and explain why they are such firm...
INTO THE BLUE
Australia's Great Barrier Reef by Richard Green
Plucky Clown Fish defend their anemone homes, shoals of blue and yellow Surgeonfish shimmer over clumps of vivid coral,...
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