Busanga Safaris

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Back in the African Bush

Written on: August 26, 2013   |   I visited in July 2013 I first came across Busanga Safaris at a Destinations exhibition where I was immediately struck by the notice 'No Single Supplement'(rare indeed in safari companies). I have been on 2 trips to Zambia with them and both were totally brilliant. All the lodges I stayed at were different but extremely comfortable and the food was fantastic. While I did not see as much as I had on trips to East Africa, viewing conditions were so much better - no dozen vehicles surrounding one poor animal - indeed we really saw any other vehicle at all. All the really exciting sightings - a lion hunt, a caracal, a leopard by the side of the road - were made after dark, something not possible in other countries. I traveled on my own but felt very well looked after. Tony and his staff took a personal interest in my and tailored the trips to my interests and cap-abilities.
Meet and greet team
5 Stars
Quality of vehicles
4 Stars
Responsiveness of staff
5 Stars
Knowledge of guide
4 Stars
Quality of itinerary
5 Stars
Overall rating
5 Stars
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(5/5 stars) Written on   |   Visited: Nov 2016.
Booked a trip to Zambia last November and, after sending out a few emails to various tour operators using the Your African Safari Shaman feature, it was clear to me that Tony of Busanga was the one to go with.

I really wanted to see Kasanka and the bats but, at the time of booking, there were no tours to this park. As I was traveling solo, I needed to join other... read more

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(5/5 stars) Written on   |   Visited: Nov 2016.
Just back from Botswana organised by Busanga Safaris (for the second time). Immense experience. Saw everything on my list and more, including wild dog, leopard, cheetah, lion, etc. The camps and guides were exceptional and all the transfers worked seemlessly. Unforgettable experience I can't wait for my next safari. Will definitely use Busanga again for the persona... read more

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(5/5 stars) Written on   |   Visited: Oct 2016.
This was our second trip to Zambia arranged by Busanga Safaris, and once again it was excellent, we can definitely recommend them. The camps used were comfortable and friendly and close to the wildlife. read more

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(5/5 stars) Written on   |   Visited: Oct 2016.
Tony McKeith of Busanga Safaris took care of organising my travel to Botswana and and a nine night mobile tented photographic safari with Letaka. Busanga were easy to deal with and very efficient. I am planning more safaris over the next couple of years at least and will be using them again.

All the arrangements worked perfectly and I was enormously impressed by... read more

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(5/5 stars) Written on   |   Visited: Jul 2016.
I've just returned from an amazing month away travelling to Rwanda, Zambia and Zimbabwe organised by Tony McKeith of Busanga Safaris. I've travelled in Africa for many years with Tony and he always works hard to make sure I get exactly the experience I want and this epic trip totally surpassed expectations. Each lodge was perfect, and the wildlife out of this world... read more

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(5/5 stars) Written on   |   Visited: Jun 2015.
We booked a trip to Zambia and had 7 nights in South Luangwa and 4 nights in Chongwe.Tony McKeith of Busanga safari made all the arrangements and it was an unforgettable trip for us. It was an amazing holiday for me and my son and daughter. After only 4 nights we had already seen 8 leopards, 11 lions (eating a buffalo) a bush pig, elephants, pukus (so cute), buffal... read more

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(5/5 stars) Written on   |   Visited: Sep 2014.
Travelled to Kafue National Park, which I think is one of the best. Stayed at Mukesese camp that has a brilliant location - very rich in plentiful diverse wildlife. Superb guides. Great options of hide, vehicle, boat and by foot safaris. Element or remoteness very attractive. Loved the authenticity of a comfortable well managed safari camp.The wildlife is not on t... read more

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(5/5 stars) Written on   |   Visited: Jul 2014.
Dear Tony and team,

Thank you so very much.
You managed to create the most incredible and wonderful honeymoon for us. Every stay and location was excellent although one stood out miles ahead from the rest. The Kitcheche Mara camp was simply superb. You will find our review on TripAdvisor linked to the Mara camp website. We had the experience of a life time that... read more

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(5/5 stars) Written on   |   Visited: Oct 2013.
I first met Tony at a travel show last year. I had visited Africa several times as I am a keen wildlife photographer and discussed going to Zambia which I had not visited. We discussed my requirements and Tony sent me a few options. I contacted him again this year and visited Zambia in October. I visited two camps in Kafue and two in South Luangwa. All camps were g... read more

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(5/5 stars) Written on   |   Visited: May 2013.
I went to Kenya last spring to volunteer in the Masaai Mara and got in touch with Tony to plan a few days safari at the end of my trip. His suggestions were wonderful and varied and all of the arrangements were expertly taken care of. I visited Lewa Conservancy which was a highlight of my trip and never would have known about it had Tony not suggested it. I sho... read more

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Busanga Safaris

- We offer private/custom safaris
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- Our main focus is: Mid-level safaris
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Since: Jul 2002

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