Victoria Falls – Do I REALLY need to visit? What’s all the Hype?

April 10, 2017

  We, at Hills of Africa Travel, always get asked “is it really worth visiting Victoria Falls?” and “why should I visit Victoria Falls?”. Well, we’re going to share with you why we think you should DEFINITELY include Victoria Falls in your travel plans if you are visiting Southern Africa. The Victoria Falls itself – […]

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Traveling from Africa to USA – what electronics am I allowed to take as carry on?

March 30, 2017

Revised as of 30th March 2017:  We know you’re so excited about going on an African Safari Vacation.  You’ve got your bags packed, you have your passport in hand and then all of a sudden you hear about new restrictions.  To help you plan and to take the stress away from you, here’s the latest […]

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Magical Selinda Camp in Botswana, a special place in our hearts

December 5, 2016

Selinda Camp, nestled deep in  Okavango Delta’s Selinda Reserve in Botswana, is a very special safari camp for us and is a fantastic option for the traveler looking to celebrate a birthday, honeymoon, anniversary, graduation, or  general safari travel in five-star luxury.  Combining top of the line accommodation with amazing game viewing and opportunities for […]

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Drifting away…A mokoro ride in Botswana

December 5, 2016

This past September I had the privilege of visiting the Okavango Delta region of Botswana.  This amazing area is widely known as being quite a different safari destination, offering boating and fishing activities not found in many other areas of the bush.  Since the Delta easily offers water based activities, we decided to forgo the […]

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It’s time to celebrate …. YOU …. our African Safari Partners

November 22, 2016

It’s always at this time of year that I get a little emotional and we at Hills of Africa Travel would like to thank our partners in Africa, all the amazing safari lodges, boutique hotels and their staff; our fantastic guides who always go above and beyond to make our clients feel so special; to […]

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Property Spotlight – Duba Expeditions Camp, Okavango Delta

November 5, 2016

Rich with wildlife, cultural heritage, and vibrant spirit, the Okavango Delta is arguably one of Africa’s most spectacular places to visit. Famous for its diverse terrain of sprawling floodplains, thriving grasslands, remote islands, savannah, and bushveld the Okavango Delta is, without a doubt, a prized area for game-viewing and birding. For those looking to visit […]

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Life in the African Safari Bush – A Game of Chance

November 5, 2016

Follow along on Amy’s Botswana safari. On my recent visit to Botswana, I was lucky enough to spend time visiting Duba Expedition Camp and the beautiful Duba Plains.   You may have read past Hills of Africa blog posts on the area and the lions of Duba Plains, as they are such an easy subject to […]

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Property Spotlight – Azura Selous in Tanzania

October 24, 2016

Amy Green, our fabulous Client Experience Director, visited Tanzania to see how the beautiful Azura Selous experience is able to make our clients dreams come true. The Selous Game Reserve is located in the south of Tanzania, covering a total area of 21,100 square miles.  There are no permanent human residents or structures permitted.  The […]

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Bush Breakfast…four legged guests allowed (& encouraged)

October 24, 2016

By Amy Green, our fabulous Client Experience Director Every trip I take to Africa brings different experiences, each whetting my appetite to return again and again.  (Appetite being the key word as the food in Africa is amazing!)  While on safari, going out on daily game drives is the focus of the day, searching for […]

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Leave the headache behind and don’t change a thing

October 10, 2016

Sandy, Amy and all Hills of Africa Travel, we had the absolute BEST time on this African Safari Vacation.  It is, without a doubt, the most perfect experience we have had on any of our international travels.  All the planning and attention to detail more than paid off for the headaches in doing so.  As […]

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