Fancy yourself as something of a David Attenborough? Us too, which is why the walking safari is a real Original Travel favourite.
A safari sage once said that if a game drive is like watching a
film, a walking safari is like reading the book. You'll never feel
more immersed in the life of a landscape and its resident wildlife
than when out on foot in the bush, and it's an activity we think
everyone should experience once in their lives. If the fear of
being up close and personal with predators is putting you off, rest
assured - we only work with very experienced and armed guides on
Big Five walks.
A big game safari in Africa on foot has got to be one of the
ultimate safari experiences. Zambia is the undisputed king of the
walking safari and nowhere is it better than in the South Luangwa,
one of the greatest wildlife sanctuaries in the world. All the big
names of the safari world are there; lion, elephant, giraffe, the
list goes on.
Nestled in the central highlands of Kenya, the vast and
undulating landscape of Laikipia is prime game
viewing territory and perfect for a walking safari. Twitchers in
particular should take note because the birdlife in Laikipia is
They say variety is the spice of life and nowhere is this truer
than in Botswana. From the beautiful grasslands of of the Kalahari,
the lush floodplains of the Okavango Delta or the barren landscape
of the Makgadikgadi Pans, diversity (of both scenery and wildlife)
is what makes a walking
safari in Botswana so very special.