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Beyond the Serengeti: Tanzania’s intimate safari camps

By Financial Times Journalist Lucia Van Der Post - 3rd May 2018

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The first time I went to Tanzania’s famed Serengeti – some 40 years ago now – I was awestruck by what I found there. We stayed in simple government lodges, which, apart from some mobile camps and a couple of small private ones, were all there was. Butter and soap were scarce, you couldn’t be sure there would be a lightbulb in every room, and lavatory paper was strictly rationed. But we shared the Ngorongoro Crater with barely a couple of other 4x4s. And what we saw was wondrous. It seemed to me the wildest, most magnificent place I’d ever seen. The Explorations Company (01367-850 566;, which offers two nights each at Mufindi, Kichaka and Ikuka and three nights at Little Chem Chem from £8,500 per person, including internal flights, transfers and board and lodging.

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Explore with The Explorations Company

By Marcela Kunova - 20th April 2017

Nicola Shepherd, founder and CEO of The Exploration Company, organises unusual trips for HNW and UHNW clients ranging from birthday parties at an Indian Maharajah's palace to reliving Sir Vivian Fuchs's 1950s expedition to the South Pole. Citywealth caught ...

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