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Quito & The Galapagos Islands Trip Report

Ecuador is all about history, fascinating indigenous cultures, slow winding rivers and lush tropical forests, spectacular snowcapped volcanoes, and some of the most exciting wildlife on earth. In September of 2023, GrassTrack Safaris hosted a 10-day, privately- guided journey where we visited historic Quito and the unique wildlife and surreal landscapes of the Galapagos Islands.…

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Explore Peru: Lima, Cusco, & The Sacred Valley

Consider this your invitation to join Grasstrack Safaris on a unique journey into the heart of Peru’s ancient cultures and magical landscapes as we explore this amazing country. Peru has it all.  It’s a perfect balance of bucket list sites and hidden gems. This huge country is the definition of diverse, with over 47 languages…

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Culture & Wildlife Safari to Tanzania and Uganda

Join GrassTrack Safaris and my travel partner, Kiki Keating for this unique journey across East Africa.  Kiki is the owner of KikiNetwork Travel and has led trips all over the world (including a GrassTrack Safaris trip to Botswana).  On this 15-day, privately guided safari you’ll experience vast landscapes, ancient cultures, and witness some of the…

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The Zimbabwe Great Elephant Safari Trip Report

In 1930, as many as 10 million wild elephants roamed the African continent. But decades of poaching and conflict have decimated the African elephant population, leaving less than 415,000. But not all the news is bad. Botswana & Zimbabwe are home to nearly 200,000 elephants, the largest population in Africa. In October 2022, our Zimbabwe…

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Hiking Kilimanjaro (Part 1: Lemosho Gate to Barranco Camp)

In September 2022, GrassTrack Safaris hosted a group of intrepid hikers to explore one of the world’s iconic mountains and witness the best game parks in Africa.  Kilimanjaro’s snow-capped peak is one of the most awe-inspiring sights in Africa, rising to an impressive 19,340 feet above sea level. It is one of the world’s highest…

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Authentic Tanzania Safari Report: A Journey through Tarangire, Ngorongoro, & The Serengeti

Our recent Authentic Tanzania Safari to Tarangire, Ngorongoro, and Serengeti National Park was an exceptional wildlife experience in the remote bush of northern Tanzania.  I have spent extensive time in the African bush and this safari was undoubtedly one of my most memorable!  We traveled to the famous national parks, enjoyed luxury lodges, hidden tented…

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Join us on Zoom: The Great Elephant Safari

Thursday, June 16, 2022 @ 7pm EST The Great Elephant Safari Virtual Information Session on Zoom Please join Dan Hopkins, owner of GrassTrack Safaris, and Tad Bradley, owner of The Kusini Collection, for a Zoom information session about The Great Elephant Safari.  Tad is Imvelo’s marketing consultant and he just returned from Zimbabwe after witnessing the historic rhino relocation.  During this…

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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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