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Safari From A Different Perspective

Slowing down and staying longer is the new way of travelling and there are huge benefits to this approach. People, wildlife and the environment directly benefit from you staying a little longer; but in equal measures, so do you. Slowing down and staying longer is the new way of travelling and there are huge benefits to this approach. People, wildlife and the environment directly benefit from you staying a little longer; but in equal measures, so do you.
Slowing down and staying longer is the new way of travelling and there are huge benefits to this approach. People, wildlife and the environment directly benefit from you staying a little longer; but in equal measures, so do you. Slowing down and staying longer is the new way of travelling and there are huge benefits to this approach. People, wildlife and the environment directly benefit from you staying a little longer; but in equal measures, so do you.
Embrace Slow Travel

Whether it’s going on that extra walking safari and learning about the delicate biodiversity of the region, spending the time to connect with local communities or just recharging as you sink into the armchair on your deck with the wildlife as your backdrop; there are many positive takeaways to slowing down your safari.

Taking the time to immerse yourself in the destination also brings more enriching community and conservation experiences, which has a positive impact on local families and wildlife. Not to mention eco benefits; by opting out of a jeep or light aircraft transfer you will decrease your carbon footprint.

Read on for our slow travel accommodation recommendations.

  • Sarara Camp - Learn From The Local Samburu Culture in Kenya
  • Xigera Safari Lodge - Enjoy a Sumptuous Treehouse in Botswana
  • Chem Chem - Explore Diverse Eco-Systems From One Camp in Tanzania
  • Leobo Lodge - Adventure Around a Private Playground in South Africa
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Learn From The Local Samburu Culture in Kenya
Nestled within the Matthews Range is the Namunyak Wildlife Conservancy, where elephant, kudu and painted dog roam. This remote, dramatic spot is the setting for Sarara Camp, a place of understated luxury inspired by the natural landscape. You’re made to feel completely at home here and the camp takes genuine pride in sharing the Samburu traditions with you.

Activities vary from game drives and mountain hiking to fascinating cultural encounters. Gaze in awe as the Samburu draw their cattle to water with song at the Singing Wells. Or, visit the Il Konono blacksmiths to observe traditional, handcrafted spears, knives, and bracelets being made.

Recommended minimum stay: 5 nights
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Walking Safari Xigera Safari Lodge Okavango Delta
Enjoy a Sumptuous Treehouse in Botswana
Xigera Safari Lodge is exquisite; dive into the serene swimming pool overlooking the Okavango Delta, visit the rejuvenating spa or gather around the boma for stargazing and storytelling. It’s incredibly easy to slow down here.

Explore serene lagoons by glass-bottom mokoro or take a leisurely afternoon game drive in search of large herds of elephant, buffalo and the elusive leopard. Improve your photography skills on a dedicated photography safari, or spend an unforgettable night in the sculptural Baobab treehouse.

Recommended minimum stay: 4 nights
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Explore Diverse Eco-Systems From One Camp in Tanzania
A collection of three intimate lodges, Chem Chem is an eco-sanctuary, which opens up a vast wilderness of big tuskers and proud Maasai to its guests. Nestled between Lake Manyara and Tarangire, as well as a plethora of activities on the reserve itself, you can dip into two incredibly diverse wildlife habitats.

For tree climbing lions and the pink-washed skies full of thousands of flamingos, head to Lake Manyara. Or head into Tarangire, famed for its great elephant herds.

Recommended Stay: 5 nights
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Adventure Around a Private Playground in South Africa
You’re made to feel like friends of the owners at Leobo Lodge. Exclusively for the use of families and groups, this secluded lodge set in 20,000 acres, plays to the tune of its guests.

Enjoy a leisurely breakfast before heading out for the chance to witness giraffe canter across the open plains. Explore the endless wilds by quad bike, horseback or foot. Practice your shot at clay pigeon shooting, camp out or take to the sky by helicopter and see the wildlife from a different perspective.

Recommended stay: 6 nights
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