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Singita Opens in Rwanda

Dedicated to reforestation initiatives and expanding gorillas' natural habitat, Singita has opened Kwitonda Lodge in Volcanoes National Park, Rwanda.

Video: Zambezi River Wildlife

Our writer took video on sensational game drives in Mosi-oa-Tunya National Park, the Zambezi National Park and on sundowner cruises on the Zambezi River.

Video: Wildlife in Namibia

The magnificent bleak beauty of Namibia draws a small but increasing number of well-traveled visitors. New luxury lodges and amazing wildlife are other draws.

The Rich Wildlife of Namibia: A Photo Essay

Namibia may be known for its otherworldly landscapes and harsh conditions, but the wildlife -- elephant, giraffe and more -- have adapted and are a joy to see.

Six Excellent Safari Lodges Near Cape Town

For those who want to pair a trip to Cape Town with a safari, these six lodges and game reserves provide excellent options, especially December to March.

Members' Choice 2018: Most Exciting Adventure Activities

For some of our members, a perfect vacation is best achieved by completing an exhilarating outdoor challenge. The following three properties excel at adventure.

The Art of Tracking With Boyd Varty

In this podcast, Boyd Varty, of Londolozi, talks with the author Patrick O'Shaughnessy about the history of the safari and how tracking has informed his life.

An Afternoon With Baby Elephants at the David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust

Our writer and his wife visit the David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust, where they play with the elephants saved by the Orphan's Project.

Small Crowds, Big Game: A November Safari in the Maasai Mara

Our writer visits the grassy plains of the Maasai Mara during shoulder season. He saw lower prices, fewer crowds and spectacular wildlife.

Ask the Editors: What Destinations Will Make My Kids Put Down Their iPhones?

Our editors answer every parent's most-pressing travel question: What destinations will make my kids put down their iPhones?

One Couple's Dream Samburu Safari

One couple's dream safari began in Samburu National Reserve, where they stayed in a luxury tented camp and made more memories than they can count.

A Storybook Stay at Giraffe Manor

Twenty-five minutes outside Nairobi lies Giraffe Manor, one of the most unique hotels in the world, where Rothschild giraffes take center stage.

Ask the Editors: How Best to See the Norwegian Fjords?

Hideaway Report editors answer all your travel-related questions. In this installment they touch on Norwegian fjords, planning a safari and more.

Best Safari Lodges & Camps: Readers' Choice Awards 2016

&Beyond Ngorongoro Crater Lodge claimed the top spot this year, reestablishing African properties as the dominant favorites on the Best Safari Lodges list.

Let Your Safari Photos Tell the Story That Stirs You

Amanda Ritchie, the photography studio manager at Londolozi Game Reserve, reminds us to capture the great moments on safari but also to live them.

Just Back From | Tanzania & Kenya

Our internal travel advisor, Debra Bernatowicz, took an amazing trip to Kenya and Tanzania. Learn about her favorite moments, meals and overall impressions.

Luxury African Safari Camps Raised on Stilts

We rounded up the most elite elevated safari camps in Africa, all of which share one design element: They are raised on stilts.

The Splendors of Southern Africa

This August, travel to southern Africa, renowned for its abundant wildlife, sensational scenery and ancient cultures with deep-rooted traditions.

Just Back From: South Africa & Mozambique

A Hideaway Report staff member shares details from his California destination wedding and subsequent honeymoon in South Africa and Mozambique.

Just Back From | Hot Air Ballooning Over The Maasai Mara Reserve

April McAlister, vice president of finance and operations at Andrew Harper, recently returned from a seven-day vacation in Africa.

Featured Member: Gayle Ellis

The travel philosophy of Colorado couple Gayle and Randy Ellis is simple: “GO NOW!” Recently, a 40th wedding anniversary trip brought the Ellises on a return visit to Southern Africa.

Andrew Harper Staff 2014 Travel Wish List IV

Travel can be transformative, whether you are flying across the ocean to Bali or simply taking a weeklong holiday in Italy.

Serengeti Camps and Lodges

Singita Sasakwa Lodge, Mara River Tented Camp, and Four Seasons Safari Lodge Serengeti

Maasai Mara: Exceptional New Tented Camps

Kenya’s Maasai Mara National Reserve remains a place of breathtaking beauty with an astonishing concentration of wildlife

Lewa Downs

Fine Lodges and a Conservation Success Story in Kenya

News from Africa

From aardvarks to zebras, Africa is home to some of the most exotic wildlife in the world. These birds, animals and reptiles—coupled with the continent’s breathtaking landscapes—explain why Africa consistently ranks as a top destination for travelers across the globe.

Reader Survey 2013: Top 20 Safari Lodges

A new category to appear on the Reader Survey, this year Hideaway Report readers chose seven properties in South Africa as their favorite Safari Lodges including Singita Boulders Lodge which came in first place. Properties in Tanzania, Botswana and Kenya also made the list.

Gallery: Mateya Safari Lodge, South Africa

Set around a rocky outcrop, Mateya Safari Lodge comprises just five huge air-conditioned suites.

In the News: Serengeti Singita

At this time of year, the wildebeest that massed on the Serengeti’s southern plains to give birth are beginning to think about moving on.

In the News: Serengeti Singita

At this time of year, the wildebeest that massed on the Serengeti’s southern plains to give birth are beginning to think about moving on.

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