Do you feel the Christmas spirit yet? Holiday in the Wild, Netflix’s new romantic comedy starring Rob Lowe and Kristin Davis, can help put you in the mood. Filmed in Zambia and South Africa, the movie features two of our favorite year-round safari locations, and calls attention to the ongoing conservation efforts in the region. Go ahead, settle in for a feel-good flick that will leave you longing for a safari for two.
The Kenya Family Safari by Ker & Downey is an all-ages luxury adventure, featuring full-catered accommodations and the flexibility of personalized schedules on an exclusive 10-night itinerary.
Ker & Downey’s Safari and Beach adventure embarks on a journey across two of Africa’s contrasting landscapes: the powder-white sands of glorious Seychelles and the rugged isolation of the vast Kenya bush. This 14-day journey presents idyllic moments in the surf and reflective game drives through the wilderness, both offering their own brands of relaxation and wonder.
Where to go in Africa in 2020? The list is vast! The mention of Africa conjures up thoughts of wildly beautiful landscapes teeming with the contrast of black and white zebra stripes against deep green savanna, the arch of an elephant’s grey trunk, and a proud lion shaking out his mane. Besides the animals, there are a wonderful array of diverse terrains—the crashing Atlantic surf in Namibia, the bizarre forests of Madagascar, and the romantic expanses of Kenya’s Masai Mara. Trust us, narrowing in on where to go in Africa is never easy. But we’ve done the hard part; now […]
In our nearly 25 years as a global tour operator, we’ve held fast to our roots in Africa and forged partnerships with safari planners who love the continent, its cultures, and its wildlife as much as we do. Taking a holistic approach to responsible tourism across three countries — Botswana, Kenya, and Zimbabwe — the Great Plains Conservation safari camps remain among our favorites. They continue to innovate in ways that celebrate our connection to Africa, and they work to conserve it for generations of future safari-goers by setting standards for sustainable commercial operations. Their efforts prove that responsible cooperation […]
When the weather gets dull and dreary in January, we could recommend many places to visit to escape the doldrums. This January—and throughout the whole year—we think you should consider an adventure in Africa. It’s crowd-free and wild as can be.
Some very real places played a part in the development of The Lion King, and although the pride lands you’ll see on screen are a mixture of fantasy and reality, they are sure to inspire you to see the true African wilds for yourself.
There are a number of advantages to traveling during the Kenya short rains season: fewer people, lots of wildlife, and beautiful green grass against a blue sky (a photographer’s dream).
Every now and then, celebrities jet off to escape being in the public eye, leaving behind their glamorous lives to enjoy a little downtime in luxurious locations around the globe. We can help you also feel like a star by planning a celebrity-style trip to one of these hot spots where the famous jetset have stayed.
Kenya’s natural diversity has always attracted safari seekers, so it makes perfect sense that luxury properties are working hard to ensure that the pristine landscape remains preserved for years to come. Ker & Downey’s luxury travel expert Michelle Nicholson recently embarked on a journey to eco-friendly Kenya and shares some of the environmentally-conscious practices she learned about at Ol Pejeta Bush Camp, Naboisho Camp, and Rekero Camp.