Winter Sun : Escape to the Warmth

Winter Sun : Escape to Warmth

Despite being mid-summer, now is a good time to be thinking of getting some winter sun. What better than to escape the cold for sun-drenched destinations like Cape Town, East Africa, the Maldives, and Seychelles, all of which offer the perfect blend of warm weather, breathtaking scenery, and a plethora of activities. Let’s explore these … Read more

Zambia’s 60th Independence Anniversary Offers

Gavin Opie Safaris Luangwa Elephants Giraffe 2 - Ganders Travel

This year Zambia celebrates 60 years of independence and there’s no better way to celebrate this event than by exploring the country’s unparalleled natural beauty and rich wildlife. To mark this milestone there are some fabulous special offers which promise unforgettable experiences at amazing value. Here we look into the details of this unique opportunity … Read more

Ganders Travel : 12 Questions for Lucinda

Ganders Travel : Lucinda

Ganders Travel Managing Director, Lucinda, has spent many happy hours on safari and the beaches of the Indian Ocean. We asked her a series of questions to get to know her, and her passion for travel in Africa. Where does your passion for Africa and safaris come from? Nearly 20 years ago I volunteered for … Read more

South Africa : 5 Secret Coastal Gems

South Africa : 5 Coastal Secret Gems

South Africa’s coastal areas are renowned for their stunning beauty and diverse ecosystems, offering a wealth of hidden treasures waiting to be explored. From pristine beaches to lush nature reserves, these secret coastal gems provide a perfect escape for those looking to experience the country’s natural splendour. Here, we delve into five of South Africa’s … Read more

Lapalala Wilderness Reserve : A Hidden Gem

Lapalala Wilderness Reserve

Located in the heart of South Africa’s Waterberg Biosphere in the Limpopo Province, the Lapalala Wilderness Reserve is a little visited gem. A haven for wildlife enthusiasts, adventure seekers, and nature lovers alike, Lucinda has just returned from spending a couple of nights with Lepogo Lodges. Spanning over 48,000 hectares, this pristine wilderness offers a … Read more

Seeing Elephants : 6 of the Best National Parks

Elephants : 6 of the Best National Parks

Elephants are just one of Africa’s iconic creatures. These majestic animals are revered for their intelligence, social bonds, and sheer power. Seeing these gentle giants in their natural habitat is a bucket-list experience for many wildlife enthusiasts. Sitting and watching the interaction of a herd is fascinating, watching the hierarchy, listening to their rumbles, a … Read more

Discover Namibia : Magnificently Varied

Discover Namibia : Magnificently Varied

The diverse and varied activities on offer in Namibia are a reflection of its amazingly varied landscapes. Travelling through this country offers the chance to marvel at the towering red sand dunes of Sossusvlei, wonder at the rugged beauty of the Skeleton Coast or kayak with seals in Swakopmund, and so much more. Even the … Read more

Walking Safaris – A Thrilling Adventure

Walking Safari with the Bushcamp Company, Zambia

Embarking on a walking safari is akin to stepping back in time, immersing oneself in the untamed beauty of Africa just as the early explorers did. It’s a journey that awakens the senses, offering an intimate encounter with nature’s wonders and engages you with the sights, sounds and scents of the wilderness. In this blog … Read more

Family safari in October, 4 great countries to consider

Ganders Travel : Lucinda

A family safari is a rich and rewarding holiday, with something for everyone across Africa. While the summer, Easter and Christmas holidays might be obvious choices, October half term is also an ideal time to enjoy a family safari. You’ll find excellent wildlife viewing and great weather, and some of the best countries for families … Read more