Kilimanjaro & Tanzania Wildlife Safari

Consider this your invitation to explore one of the world’s iconic mountains and witness the best game parks in the world. Kilimanjaro’s snow-capped peak is one of the most awe-inspiring sights in Africa, rising up to an impressive 19,343 feet above sea level. It is one of the world’s highest volcanoes, the highest mountain on…

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Youth Conservation Program

Do you know anyone between the ages of 17-25 years old with an interest in wildlife?  Young adults with a passion for conservation will be excited to learn of Imvelo Safari Lodges’ special conservation course. In its second season, this short course focuses on community-based tourism and conservation.  There will be two 8-day courses in…

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Join Us on Zoom for our Botswana Culture & Wildlfe Safari!

Wed, Aug 11, 2021 @ Noon EST Botswana Culture & Wildlife Safari Virtual Information Session on Zoom Please join Dan Hopkins (owner of GrassTrack Safaris), Kiki Keating (safari host and owner of KikiNetwork), and Steve Stockhall (safari guide and owner of Earth Ark Travel) for a virtual information session about our upcoming Botswana Culture &…

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Join Us on Zoom

GrassTrack Safaris is offering 2 exclusive, privately guided safaris in 2021!  Join us on Zoom to meet your guides and hear all the details about these exciting departures.  Our first guided safari will take you into the wilds of Botswana to experience fantastic wildlife and witness one of the oldest cultures on earth – the…

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African Wildlife: 4 Endangered & Vulnerable Species

Join Dan Hopkins and Bonnie Fladung for an Osher@Dartmouth Zoom course focusing on 4 endangered species of African wildlife.  Did you know the pangolin is the world’s most trafficked animal?  That there are only about 5000 African wild dogs in existence?  How have recent ivory bans affected elephant poaching?  How does civil unrest affect mountain…

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Reduced Rates for Gorilla Tracking Permits

Great news from Uganda as the Uganda Wildlife Authority (UWA) have announced that discounted gorilla permits will be available from December 1, 2020 through March, 31 2021! The discounted rate applies to newly booked permits only and cannot be applied to rescheduled/postponed or previously purchased permits. Travel dates must be within the same date range…

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New 2021 Dates for The Great Elephant Safari

We have new dates for our Great Elephant Safari!  Originally scheduled for Oct 2020, we had to postpone a year due to the coronavirus pandemic.  Please join us from October 15-27, 2021 for this elephant focused safari through Botswana and Zimbabwe.  Read on for all the details. Hwange Elephants In 1930, as many as 10…

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COVID-19 Africa Travel Update

There is great news out of Africa as the continent slowly begins to reopen borders to international travelers.  Opening dates and entry requirements vary from country to country but here are the latest updates.  As this is still a fluid situation, the following information will be updated as new details are announced. (Updated Dec 20,…

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Highlights of Kenya

When you think of Africa, most likely you’re thinking of Kenya. This is where the safari was born with the grand expeditions of Roosevelt, Hemingway, and Karen Blixen. Kenya is the quintessential safari destination where you’ll experience all the classic images of Africa. Kenya is the land of vast plains brimming with wildlife. Enormous herds…

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African Birds: The Lilac-Breasted Roller

One of Africa’s most colorful and abundant birds, the beautiful lilac-breasted roller is commonly seen in game parks throughout eastern and southern Africa. The rainbow of colors this bird displays is truly stunning. Both males and females exhibit a range of pastel colors from the lilac breast, olive head, and rusty cheeks to vivid wings…

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