Safari For Under $300 A Day

Namibias Etosha National Park, costs can run as little as $300 per day—this includes a car, room, park entrance fees, and meals—for two. And you wont be skimping on style, either: Lodgings in the parks five government lodges, which have on-site restaurants, are comfortable and attractive. Nightly rates range from a super-affordable $70, to $200 per person, depending on remoteness and accommodation type standard room, bungalow, luxury tent or free standing chalet.

via How to Go On Safari For Under $300 A Day : Condé Nast Traveler.

Quiche, cake, and pasted-on smiles – an insiders guide to running a safari camp.

At the first available moment, Lynn heads to the kitchens to ask what had happened to the 6lb of butter that had gone missing. The supply truck is not due for another 48 hours and the lack of butter is playing havoc with her menu. Quiche and cakes are staple camp fare, and with no butter, plus dik-diks raiding the vegetable garden, she’s in dire straits… Running a safari camp with quiche, cake, and pasted-on smiles – Telegraph.

Is this the luxury safari camp of the future?

Here’s the formula for your average luxury safari camp: Faux artifacts plus tents and plunge pools add up to a look that’s neocolonial, tribal—or a bit of both. But the new Segera Retreat, on 50,000 acres of Kenya’s mile-high Laikipea Plateau, upends that tired equation. Its modern thatch-and-timber aesthetic may not be safari-specific, yet it looks right at home on a savanna filled with zebras, giraffes, and gazelles. The owners of the six-villa, two-house resort work with local Masai ranchers to preserve the plateau, where cattle coexist with wildlife and, in a twist, offer camel treks as well as game drives (from $1,100 per person per night, all-inclusive).

via This Is the Way to Do Safari: Kenya’s New Luxury Safari Camp : Condé Nast Traveler.