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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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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

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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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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