MTT Safaris

10 Day Bespoke Zambia Safari

SPECIAL TOUR Kafue National Park is one of Zambia’s primary national parks. It is also the country’s oldest and largest, twice the size of South Luangwa in the east, and divided into northern and southern sectors by the Great West Road. Each sector can be visited independently, but this ten-day loop, beginning with Victoria Falls […]

Cultural Tour of Nigeria

SPECIAL TOUR A recent visit to the British Museum where I saw the Benin Bronzes collection (which, rightly or wrongly, have not been returned to their rightful owners), got me thinking about Nigerian art. I lived in Cotonou, Benin, a few years ago, which isn’t far from the Nigerian border and megacity Lagos. Nigeria’s cultural […]

13 Day Bespoke Zambia Safari

SPECIAL TOUR Busanga is simply one of those magical and remote African destinations which should be on every safari-goers TO DO list. South Luangwa is Zambia’s signature national park with first class wildlife observation and infrastructure. Together they are a winning combination of Zambia nature travel. Furthermore, this itinerary includes two locations in South Luangwa […]

14 Day Bespoke Zambia Safari

SPECIAL TOUR There remains a great deal of nostalgia in the way the travel industry markets Africa. Africa the way it was, so the branding goes. The real Africa is the here and now, not what it was 100 or even 10 years ago, and it waits for you outside your safari lodge any time […]

Cultural Tours of Angola

SPECIAL TOUR Book as a fully independent traveller. In 2019, MTT offered its first cultural tour of Angola which focused entirely on the sparsely populated southern provinces of the country and the tribes who live there, among them the Muila; The Mucubal; The Mucuis; The Cuepe; the Himba and Nguendelengo. MTT Director, who accompanied the […]

Gabon: Loango North and Lope National Parks

SPECIAL TOUR MTT has provided Gabon travel arrangements to fully independent travelers for years and continues to do so. Gabon’s international reputation belies the reality that it remains one of the most tourist-challenged countries in Central/West Africa. There have been recent changes for Loango National Park, all of them positive. There is a new tented […]

Botswana By Road

SPECIAL TOUR Botswana is an easy destination to combine with its neighbours, Zambia, Zimbabwe, and Namibia. It’s a half-day’s drive from Livingstone, Zambia or Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe to Kasane, Botswana, gateway to Chobe National Park. Both Livingstone and Victoria Falls operators can arrange day or overnight trips to Chobe for those with limited time. Better […]

Congo and Sangha Rivers by Riverboat

SPECIAL TOUR This is a unique opportunity in the Republic of Congo, a new product with maiden sailings beginning in 2024 and the brainchild of an interesting global traveler, Nichola Ducret. I lived in Brazzaville in 2007 and 2008. This is when I first traveled to Nouabale-Ndoki National Park in the north of the ROC […]

Special Itineraries for JourneyWoman

SPECIAL TOUR MTT Safaris is listed in the JW’s Travel Directory for women-friendly tours, retreats, and accommodations. 10 Days in Northern Tanzania Mid August 2024 Lake Natron, Northern Serengeti (for the wildebeest migration), Central Serengeti, and the Ngorongoro Crater East Africa is where my love affair with African wildlife began. Over the last 24 years, I […]