At Ker & Downey, we think Africa is always a good idea. We asked our staff to share their favorite Africa trip: from the safari experiences in the south and east, to the ancient history in the north, Africa certainly keeps us inspired.
You don’t have to be a professional photographer to get a great shot on an African safari. Sometimes, it’s just a matter of being in the right spot at the right time.
The East African countries of Tanzania and Kenya are always a great pairing for a wildlife safari. Our clients Bill and Suzanne, having traveled to both, share why these Africa safari destinations should be on your travel radar.
Even through lockdowns and travel restrictions, these conservation champions continued their much-needed work across the globe. While the coronavirus seems to be taking over the world, these Ker & Downey partners are proof that conservation still matters and that forces of good will always prevail.
Africa offers so many unique choices for your next African safari. You can kick back on the beach after searching for the Big Five. Or trek through mist-laden forests to see the gorillas. No matter your choice, we have you covered in our list of African safari experiences you cannot miss.
The pangolin is an elusive creature that has quickly become one of the world’s most trafficked mammals. They are hard to spot in the wild because of their nocturnal behavior, but we’ve rounded up five places for you to travel to increase your chances of spotting the pangolin.
What is special about this Primate Safari ? This custom 16-day adventure by Ker & Downey is the ultimate primate safari, pairing the apes of Rwanda with the chimpanzees of Tanzania’s Rubondo Island and Mahale Mountains.
What better way to begin the new year than on safari? Consider a journey to Botswana or Tanzania to experience the best safari in January or February. Both safari hot-spots are crowd-free and wild as can be.
In August 2019 the Tanzanian government enacted a new visa-on-arrival handling process at Kilimanjaro International Airport (JRO), effective immediately. The process is cumbersome, and involves standing in three different lines, adding a significant amount of time to arrivals. With this change in place, it is our recommendation that all clients entering through JRO obtain a visa prior to departure, either by applying at the embassy or consulate, or processing the visa online.
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.