Isak Dinesen wrote, ‘When you’ve gotten caught the rhythm of Africa, you find that it’s the identical in all her music.’ And it’s not just the tribal drums, but the rhythms of the land: the sound the Serengeti makes as it wakes each morning, a mountain gorilla rustling by the Rwandan jungle or the thunder of wildebeest hooves throughout the Masai Mara. Pair it with Belmond Eagle Island Camp, on the Okavango Delta, and you’ve got the perfect desert and delta deluxe safari. Highlights: getting close to animals (lions, cubs, elephants, hyenas, hippos), cantering by water, beautiful and scrumptious shock meals out in the bush, the candy and good folks, sundowners in magical places, and so on. The Maasai Mara is his second residence – especially the personal conservancies where you stay at Kicheche’s award-profitable camps.
Accompanied by a guide, an armed scout and a tea bearer, you observe elephant … Read the rest