The Wild Source Blog

Trip Report: Tanzania River Crossing Safari, August 2022

A Tanzania trip report from Dave and Meg , travelers with The Wild Source in August 2022.

Trip Report: Epic Kenya – July 2022

A detailed trip report from travelers to Kenya in July 2022.

Trip Report: Primates of Uganda, A Journey Through the Pearl of Africa

Safari Specialist Emily traveled to Uganda in November 2021. Read her trip report here for more details.

Adventure in the Mara

An adventure of epic proportions, written by legendary Maasai guide, Ping.

Covid Updates and Safari Travel: October 2021

We understand that you may have questions about whether or not you should travel. Your safety is our number one priority, and we want you to feel confident and comfortable on safari.

What to Read and Watch Before Your Safari

A list of recommended reading and viewing to inspire you before your safari.

Why You Should Book With A Travel Specialist in the Covid Era

Reasons why booking your safari with an Africa specialist operator is more important than ever in the pandemic travel era.

Holiday Gifts for the Wildlife Lover

We've rounded up some of our favorite ideas for holiday gifts that give back.

COVID Considerations for Travelers

It is official, safari travel is possible once again! As countries around the world begin to open their borders, many of us are eagerly anticipating our return to Africa and other overseas destinations. Perhaps you are too. For those keen to begin traveling again, there are a few COVID considerations to keep in mind.

Kenya Post-Covid Shut Down Safari Report

My trip to Kenya was a great experience and I highly recommend Kenya right now for those considering travel. Kenya is taking Covid very seriously with proper precautions in place. I felt completely safe during my trip.

Why NOW is a great time for safari travel

Typically, we recommend booking your safari 6 or even 12 months in advance for best availability - however, COVID has made last-minute bookings not only possible, but advantageous.

World Elephant Day 2020

Celebrating World Elephant Day August 12 is World Elephant Day and we are celebrating with all things “ele,” from brand new video content straight from our team in the Serengeti, to links and resources that support elephant conservation, to our favorite itineraries for outstanding elephant viewing (and even some ethical interactions). In June 2020, while … World Elephant Day 2020 Read More »

World Ranger Day

The annual commemoration of the founding of The International Ranger Federation and to thank all of the rangers who work tirelessly to protect our wild places.

The Wild Source Referral Rewards Program

Learn more about The Wild Source Referral Rewards Program.

Hidden Zambia: The Unspoilt Treasures of Lower Zambezi and Liuwa Plains

Zambia trip summary including Lower Zambezi National Park and Liuwa Plains

Immersive Wildlife Experiences and Expert Guiding: Epic Cats Group Trip 2019

In March 2019, TWS staff member Emily Smith joined the Epic Cats and the Great Migration Calving Season group trip for an immersive 10-day safari focused on sightings of big cats and the Great Migration herd. With no more than four people per vehicle and expert guiding by The Wild Source’s team of elite guides … Immersive Wildlife Experiences and Expert Guiding: Epic Cats Group Trip 2019 Read More »

IN CELEBRATION OF WORLD CHIMPANZEE DAY

In Celebration of World Chimpanzee Day It’s July 14th, which makes today the first annual World Chimpanzee Day and the anniversary of the day Dr. Jane Goodall first stepped foot into Gombe Stream National Park. On this day in 1960, she became the first person ever to study wild chimpanzees. Today, we celebrate that legacy … IN CELEBRATION OF WORLD CHIMPANZEE DAY Read More »

Cheetah on the Hunt

Guest, Ken Bouley, captured a lovely sequence of a cheetah hunt during his safari in the Ngorongoro Conservation Area that really showcases the magic of the Great Migration calving season. TWS guide, George Mbwambo, masterfully positioned the vehicle for best photography and Ken did not waste the moment, capturing the seconds when a male cheetah … Cheetah on the Hunt Read More »

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