5 Amazing Little Critters of the Namib Desert and How They Survive

5 Amazing Little Critters of the Namib Desert and How They Survive 2

The ancient and vast Namib Desert is the world’s oldest desert and covers an area of 81,000 km². It is an arid desert reaching temperatures of 45°C and receiving as little rainfall as 1.4 cm a year. For anything to survive in these extreme conditions they would need to have adapted cleverly over the millennia. … Read more5 Amazing Little Critters of the Namib Desert and How They Survive

What to Expect on a Visit to the Otjikandero Himba Village

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The Himba people are a source of fascination to anyone who has seen the captivating photographs of red clay-covered Himba women with their elaborate hairstyles, decorative copper and iron jewellery, and animal-skin skirts. In a world where modernization is practically the norm it is increasingly rare to see a group of indigenous people adhere to … Read moreWhat to Expect on a Visit to the Otjikandero Himba Village

The Responsible Tourism Partnership Working on a Sustainable Solution in Bwindi, Uganda

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Uganda’s Bwindi Impenetrable Forest is biodiversifically rich, but the area that surrounds it is financially poor. Travellers come from all over to the world have an encounter with the Mountain Gorillas that live in the forest. This once in a lifetime trip comes with high conservation fees, however only a small portion of those fees … Read moreThe Responsible Tourism Partnership Working on a Sustainable Solution in Bwindi, Uganda

What else to see in Uganda: Other animals and scenic highlights

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Uganda is known as the destination in Africa to view the rare Mountain Gorilla in the wild. The country is home to over 400 Mountain Gorilla’s, more than half of the worlds’ population of these beautiful animals. However, Uganda is not only for gorilla viewing, but also a fantastic location to experience diverse wildlife and … Read moreWhat else to see in Uganda: Other animals and scenic highlights

Africa’s Most Unique Accommodations and Sleeping Spaces 

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The African continent is known as a fantastic location to experience nature at its best. The vast open plains of this spectacular continent provide some of the most beautiful scenery that the world has to offer. Due to Africa’s ever-growing popularity as a tourist destination, there has been tremendous growth in breathtaking accommodation spots around … Read moreAfrica’s Most Unique Accommodations and Sleeping Spaces 

Experience Zimbabwe and Namibia with Jenman African Safaris

Victoria Falls Experience

In May our marketing specialist Pierce Synnott went on an agent familiarization trip to Zimbabwe and Namibia to explore the exciting wildlife and activities on offer in the region, below he tells us about his incredible trip: We arrived into Vic Falls airport with slight queues going through customs and immigration but all went well. … Read moreExperience Zimbabwe and Namibia with Jenman African Safaris

Project Penya Has Almost Reached its Goal! Will you help us with the final push?

Project Penya Has Almost Reached its Goal! Will you help us with the final push? 39

We started Project Penya with the goal of providing a set of Subz panties and pads to all the grade 6 and 7 girls at Dingani Primary School and now we’re more than three-quarters of the way! There are only 20 girls left who still need a set. “Every day, thousands of teenage girls in … Read moreProject Penya Has Almost Reached its Goal! Will you help us with the final push?

Top 10 Highlights of the Garden Route, not to be missed

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The Garden Route is quickly becoming one of the must-do road trips for South African locals and international travellers alike. Spanning from Mossel Bay to the Storms River Mouth, the spectacular beauty and diversity on show will ‘wow’ you at each and every stop of your trip. The larger areas of the Klein Karoo, Knysna … Read moreTop 10 Highlights of the Garden Route, not to be missed

Highlights of the Jenman African Safaris 2018 Brochure

Jenman African Safaris 2018 Brochure is ready and hot off the press! We’ve compiled all our updated tours and packages, added some exciting new options, as well as triple and quadruple checked that everything is correct and ready to be booked! We’re also delighted to tell you that we have not increased 2018 prices for … Read moreHighlights of the Jenman African Safaris 2018 Brochure

5 Mind-blowing Migrations for your African Bucket List

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There’s nothing quite like seeing a large body of animals on the move. The scale, determination, and distance covered can really carry through how it’s survival of the fittest in the animal kingdom. Animals migrate for food, to mate or to give birth. Their spectacular journeys are a wonder to behold and something everyone should … Read more5 Mind-blowing Migrations for your African Bucket List

East Africa Travel Diaries: Kilimanjaro, Tanzania Safari and Rwanda’s Gorillas

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Climbing Kilimanjaro is a once-in-a-lifetime experience. We were able to climb in time to celebrate Matthew’s 27th birthday, which makes this memory even more spectacular! With Jenman African Safaris, we travelled through East African and explored Kilimanjaro, parts of Tanzania and Rwanda’s gorillas. This travel diary is our experience: the highs, the lows, and tips … Read moreEast Africa Travel Diaries: Kilimanjaro, Tanzania Safari and Rwanda’s Gorillas

Gonarezhou National Park: A conservation success in Zimbabwe’s wildest park

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Situated in the south-east region of Zimbabwe, along the Mozambique border lies the unseen wilderness of Gonarezhou National Park. Gonarezhou is regarded as unspoilt and remains secluded from main tourist routes, preserving its untouched beauty. Displays of red sandstone cliffs, baobab scrublands and stunning natural formed pools are prominent features at this park. Large herds … Read moreGonarezhou National Park: A conservation success in Zimbabwe’s wildest park

Jenman African Safaris appoints new CEO

Katja Quasdorf

Jenman African Safaris has appointed Katja Quasdorf as Chief Executive Officer. “I’m excited for the leadership change for Jenman African Safaris as it will streamline decision-making, implementation and communication for the company,” says Garth Jenman, Managing Director and founder of Jenman African Safaris. Quasdorf joined the Jenman team 12 years ago and brings to her … Read moreJenman African Safaris appoints new CEO

How to Sell Africa to Experiential Travellers

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Experiential travel is currently trending and, according to industry forecasts, is set to boom in 2017. Technology is giving today’s traveller more choice when it comes to making holiday choices and booking tours and travel products, but the information overload can also be overwhelming. The experiential travel trend was born out of a desire for … Read moreHow to Sell Africa to Experiential Travellers

Donation Update: Jenman African Safaris raises $ 1590 for the CWF

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Jenman African Safaris is donating $ 5 to the CWF for every traveller who travels on the Botswana Wildlife Breakaway tour that stays at Elephant’s Eye, Hwange. We’re excited to announce that we have already raised $ 1590 in the space of a couple of months. The CWF works together with the wildlife authorities of … Read moreDonation Update: Jenman African Safaris raises $ 1590 for the CWF

5 Lodges That Are Saving the Environment

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Eco-tourism is all about travelling lightly and leaving a positive impact on the places we travel to. It’s also about choosing accommodation that is serious about the environment, community and animals. Being “eco-friendly” is a passing trend for some brands – just like veganism or planting succulents in your garden – but for others, it … Read more5 Lodges That Are Saving the Environment

Jenman African Safaris joins the Santa Shoebox Project

Santa Shoebox Project

Jenman African Safaris and the Santa Shoebox Project have joined hands to give children from poor communities Christmas presents this December! The aim of the project is to fill a shoebox with educational toys, sweets, and goodies. Grow Africa Foundation is Jenman African Safaris’ non-profit responsible tourism initiative. We get involved in community projects to make a positive … Read moreJenman African Safaris joins the Santa Shoebox Project

Behind the Scenes: What’s it like working as a woman in tourism?

It’s been a month of celebrating women and both Women’s Day and Business Women’s Day have rolled by. Why do we celebrate these days for the female gender? Well, globally the gender gap lies at 26.4% in labour and women are still earning 24% less than men (according to the 2015 UN’s ‘Progress of the … Read moreBehind the Scenes: What’s it like working as a woman in tourism?

The Best Walking Safaris in Zimbabwe

Zimbabwe, famous for Victoria Falls and Cecil the Lion, is becoming popular for a unique activity: walking safaris. The country, wedged between Botswana and Mozambique, is a dream destination for walking safaris. Why’s that? It’s got dreamy landscapes (as different as the sun and moon), highly-trained guides, unique type of tours, and fantastic wildlife – … Read moreThe Best Walking Safaris in Zimbabwe

You’ve just donated 5USD to protect Zimbabwe’s Wildlife

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Jenman African Safaris, in conjunction with the Grow Africa Foundation, is supporting the Conservation & Wildlife Fund (CWF) by donating 5 USD for every person on a guided group safari that stays at Elephant’s Eye, Hwange. The CWF in Zimbabwe collaborates for conservation through tourism, running projects in Hwange National Park with a long-term focus … Read moreYou’ve just donated 5USD to protect Zimbabwe’s Wildlife

Behind the Scenes: Meet the Jenman team who run the Guided Group tours

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We wouldn’t be the company at Jenman African Safaris without the people who make it happen. If you have ever travelled on a Jenman guided group tour then take a look behind the scenes and meet the queen bees of organisation who helped you have a smooth, exciting journey. Southern and East Africa is their … Read moreBehind the Scenes: Meet the Jenman team who run the Guided Group tours

Have the 2016 travel predictions been correct, so far?

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The travel industry is constantly evolving, and subsequently, the way travellers choose tours, packages and safaris is constantly changing. We dissect some predicted travel trends for 2016 and investigated if they have indeed come true by chatting to our tour consultants and industry influencers. WELLNESS TREND As people are more aware of digital burn out, … Read moreHave the 2016 travel predictions been correct, so far?

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