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Travel Butlers’ Top 5 Travel Destinations For 2014

Paul Campbell - December 31, 2013

Every nook and cranny of Africa is packed with magic, from coast to coast and corner to corner. It’s totally timeless and full of eye-opening, heart-warming surprises at every turn. On safari in Africa, you’ll be a tiny presence in a land that’s larger than life, dwarfed by vast plains, mist-shrouded mountains, thundering falls and […] Read More

Kenya’s Part in the Great Migration has now Begun

Tracey Campbell - August 6, 2013

The annual wildebeest Great Migration is well and truly underway now. The animals began their 1,800 mile round adventure back in January, on the Southern Serengeti Plains, when over half a million calves were born.  The last few months have seen the herds slowly and steadily progress northwards up through the vast Serengeti National Park. […] Read More

Going on Safari – At the Start or the End of your Trip?

Tracey Campbell - September 11, 2012

One of the more frequent questions we get asked by our customers when they are in the early stages of planning their safari holiday is ‘Should we do the safari at the start or the end of the trip?’. It is, of course, a personal decision and choice, but I always tend to advise doing […] Read More

Great Migration Arrives in the Masai Mara

Tracey Campbell - August 28, 2012

It is happening as I type.  What is, I hear you ask?  The next landing on the Moon?  The Paralympics have started a day early?  Summer has finally arrived in the UK? Well, the last answer is close, in that it is about something finally arriving.  Not Summer in the UK (I have given up […] Read More

The Appeal of Safari Holidays in Tanzania

Paul Campbell - July 31, 2012

Many people believe that anyone going on their first safari holiday should receive a health warning … “What you are about to experience may become addictive”.  This is definitely true of Tanzania as this unique country will cause you to fall in love with Africa quicker than anywhere else. Indeed, Tanzania is perhaps the most […] Read More

Precision Air Resumes flights to Arusha

Paul Campbell - April 11, 2012

Starting 1st of May 2012, Precision Air is set to make a come back to the popular tourist city of  Arusha in Northern Tanzania.  The Airline had withdrawn flights from Arusha Airport folling the need for a runway extention which has finally been completed by the Tanzanian Airports Authority TAA.  Clients going on safari can […] Read More

Arrival of the Masses

Tracey Campbell - June 9, 2011

They have arrived ! Monday 6th June, in the evening, saw the first arrivals of the Great Migration from the Serengeti in Tanzania to the Masai Mara in Kenya. This picture was taken from the banks of the Sand and Keekerok Rivers in the Masai Mara Reserve.

Want to see the Great Migration ?

Tracey Campbell - June 2, 2011

Tanzania is synonymous with the Great Migration, and with careful planning, it is possible for visitors to be at the right time at the right place to witness this amazing annual wildlife event. Each year, literally hundreds and hundreds of thousands of wildebeest, zebra and gazelles trek across the vast Serengeti plains towards Kenya’s Masai […] Read More

Get Ready for the Greatest Show on Earth ….

Tracey Campbell - May 10, 2011

The wildebeest have gathered. The calves have been born. It is about to start …. Yes, we are talking about the famous Great Migration, which every year sees over 1.5 million wildebeest, 200,000 zebras and 350,000 gazelles follow the rains en mass from the Serengeti Plains in Tanzania up to Kenya’s Masai (also spelled Maasai) […] Read More

Travel Butlers Expand into Kenya and Tanzania

Tracey Campbell - October 25, 2010

We are absolutely delighted to announce that we are now able to help holiday-makers, honeymooners and safari goers plan an exclusive trip to Kenya or Tanzania. These 2 new countries sit extremely well alongside the fabulous destinations which we have been helping people experience for the past 8 years – South Africa, Namibia and Botswana, […] Read More