The Kalahari is an immense wilderness area suited to the true explorer who, in turn, will be rewarded with untamed Africa at its best. The landscape is characterised by vast open plains, saltpans and ancient riverbeds, a largely unchanging flat terrain occasionally interrupted by gentle valleys, sand dune ‘streets’ and isolated hills.
A Ker & Downey Safari to Maasai Mara & Mana Pools
19 - 30 September 2013
Passage to Africa in association with Alan Binks of Ker & Downey Safaris offer the opportunity to explore two of Africa’s most significant wildlife areas, the Maasai Mara in Kenya and Mana Pools in the Zambezi Valley of Zimbabwe, expertly guided by two of Africa’s top safari guides – Alan Binks and Doug Macdonald - who will give you an amazing safari experience using all of their knowledge and expertise to show you these two famous areas.
The following article appears in the March 4th issue of Forbes magazine and documents a safari that Michael Lorentz guided to Ethiopia late last year.
Article By David Hochman
The road to the Mursi heartland is long and best tackled one obstacle at a time. Just to call it a road is a stretch, really. Steve Turner, our guide from Kenya-based Origins Safaris, estimates it has been five or six years since the last vehicle drove this...
Situated on the edge of the 16000sqkm Makgadikgadi Pans, the largest salt pans in the world, at the very heart of the Kalahari Desert, Botswana, lies the unique and eco-friendly Jack’s Camp. On the border of the Makgadikgadi National Park, the award winning Jack’s Camp is encompassed within the ultimate desert environment, characterised by stretching savannahs and palm fringed sands. With over 400 plant species, including the Tsamma melon, the area also draws a diverse number of birds.