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If you start in Windhoek, Namibia’s capital, and catch a plane northward, you will fly for hours and hours over vast desert-scapes and barren mountains without seeing a soul below. Eventually, you’ll land in the far northern boundary of the country, on the Kunene River. It’s here, in the vast Hartman Valley, that you’ll find Serra Cafema, one of the most remote camps in Southern Africa, possibly even the continent. There’s no cell signal, and definitely no Wifi. Timbuktu

If you start in Windhoek, Namibia’s capital, and catch a plane northward, you will fly for hours and hours over vast desert-scapes and barren mountains without seeing a soul below. Eventually, you’ll land in the far northern boundary of the country, on the Kunene River. It’s here, in the vast Hartman Valley, that you’ll find Serra Cafema, one of the most remote camps in Southern Africa, possibly even the continent. There’s no cell signal, and definitely no Wifi. Timbuktu

The 10 best lodges for a gourmet safari. It’s not so much about the taste of the food at Nairobi’s Giraffe manor (but we can confirm it’s rather delicious), but about your fellow dining companions – and they would be the herd of gregarious Rothschild giraffe, often to be found poking their long necks through the windows of the breakfast room. Now that really does bring a whole new meaning to ‘How would you like your eggs in the morning?’!

Giraffes enjoying a delicious breakfast at Giraffe Manor in Nairobi

Th 10 best lodges for a gourmet safari: If you like your food to be creative, artistic and look as pretty as a picture on the (designer) crockery, then head to exquisite estate Delaire Graff in South Africa’s Cape Winelands. Squid ink cured yellowtail with tequila and lime jelly, beef with basil mousseline and creamy butternut purée, and perfectly-prepared soufflés look as if they’ve fallen straight from heaven…. And that’s just the lunch menu.

A gourmet safari - The 10 best safari lodges for foodies

The Black Mambas are about much more than just anti-poaching. Whilst their main objective is the security of the reserve and the protection of the wildlife, they also strive to educate the communities living on the outskirts of Balule and the Greater Kruger Park. By educating the local people in wildlife protection and conservation management, the Mambas hope to to create a patriotic community with a pro-environmental ethos that will conserve the area for future generations to enjoy.

The of July marks World Ranger Day, a time to celebrate the personal courage and, all too often, commemorate the sacrifice made by wildlife rangers.

This country boasts legendary safari status. The Okavango Delta, Botswana is the place to go if you want to see the most abundant variety of game year-round. Timbuktu Travel.

This country boasts legendary safari status. The Okavango Delta, Botswana is the place to go if you want to see the most abundant variety of game year-round.

This beautiful bush lodge, perched on the northern tip of the Kruger National Park, is situated in one of the wildest regions of South Africa – the beautiful Makuleki concession. The area receives little tourist traffic, and certainly has that off-the-grid feel down to a T. If you’re looking for a quieter safari, where the focus is on absorbing all the bush has to offer, and looking to escape the madness in the rest of Kruger, The Outpost is one of the best places.

This beautiful bush lodge, perched on the northern tip of the Kruger National Park, is situated in one of the wildest regions of South Africa – the beautiful Makuleki concession. The area receives little tourist traffic, and certainly has that off-the-grid feel down to a T. If you’re looking for a quieter safari, where the focus is on absorbing all the bush has to offer, and looking to escape the madness in the rest of Kruger, The Outpost is one of the best places.

15 reasons to visit South Africa right now - Cape Town is one of them | Timbuktu Travel

15 reasons to visit South Africa right now - Cape Town is one of them | Timbuktu Travel

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The best 10 lodges for a gourmet safari. If you like your food to be creative, artistic and look as pretty as a picture on the (designer) crockery, then head to exquisite estate Delaire Graff in South Africa’s Cape Winelands. Squid ink cured yellowtail with tequila and lime jelly, beef with basil mousseline and creamy butternut purée, and perfectly-prepared soufflés look as if they’ve fallen straight from heaven…. And that’s just the lunch menu.

A Delaire Graff red wine vintage is named in honor of Botmaskop peak that looms over the vineyards and hotel.

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