Plan Ahead and Book Winter African Safari Trips Now

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With the sun shining on most parts of the country, it can be hard to imagine that winter ravages will be here in a few short months. African Portfolio, premier provider of African safari trips reminds travelers that when travel plans include a safari, it is best to plan ahead.

Plan ahead! Those are the words of advice that Diane Ebzery, owner of African Portfolio gives travelers considering an African safari this winter.

"There is no better way to escape the holiday craze and the winter doldrums than by treating yourself to a safari for the soul," Ebzery explains.

Winter is the ideal time to experience Africa's "emerald season" where magnificent sunsets, a wealth of migratory birds, crystal clear night skies and occasional dramatic tropical downpours, form the backdrop, providing a unique and unforgettable safari experience for photographers, birders and wildlife enthusiasts alike. With walking, driving and boating available, the opportunity to see the birds and animals of Southern Africa is not to be missed.

"For travel in winter 2009, I am really encouraging current and prospective clients to consider Zambia, "the Real Africa", as it is regarded by many as the continent's greatest secret. A trip here can range from the mighty Victoria Falls to the world renowned National Parks of the Luangwa and Zambezi Valley. The fact that the country has, for so long, been largely overlooked as a tourist destination is one of its greatest assets. The wilderness areas are pristine and the country offers its visitors views of the African bush that have not changed for centuries," Ebzery comments.

Ebzery explains that there are many reasons Zambia is an ideal travel destination. Massive lakes, rich wetlands and breathtaking African sunsets contribute to the country's scenic splendor. "For the adventure seeker, the wild Zambezi River is perfect for adrenaline rush activities such as river rafting, canoeing safaris, river surfing and tiger fishing. Zambia is also the land of the legendary African walking safari; big game, abundant birdlife, and raw, pulsating wilderness are what visitors can expect to find in Zambia."

Working with African Portfolio, first time travelers to Africa can live their dream and for seasoned Africa addicts, they can make the return visit something special. For more information on African Portfolio and their African safari services and packages, visit or call 800.700.3677.

About African Portfolio:
African Portfolio is a specialized US-based tour operator focused exclusively on organizing tours and safaris to East and South Africa. Established in 1992, African Portfolio arranges scheduled, small group tours as well as customized itineraries to meet a client's specific needs, interests and budget. African Portfolio's safari itineraries draw on the resources of highly respected professional guides, incorporate the leading safari camps and lodges, and offer unique safari adventure and wildlife activities. Their website is a comprehensive resource for researching, planning and booking safaris in Africa.


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