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A slow Safari Along Zimbabwe's Back Roads
Dean (The Safari Butler) is in his element on the open road, stopping to cook under an acacia tree while serving drinks from the back of his Land Cruiser. There is an old saying in Zimbabwe that if there is a problem, we make a plan, and Dean always has plans.
Why Zimbabwe is Africa's New Must Visit Destination
Mavros Safaris, a recently launched safari company from the fifth-generation Zimbabwean family behind celebrated African silverware/jewelry brand Patrick Mavros, is seizing this newfound momentum as the go-to outfit for Zimbabwe’s most exclusive, bespoke safari adventures.
Zimbabwe returns to the safari spotlight
Zimbabwe is well and truly back in the spotlight – and is now one of the most exciting places to safari on the African continent
THE TELEGRAPH As Harry, Meghan and Archie leave for Africa, this is how to create your very own royal Tour
Prince Harry has always loved Africa, and in particular Botswana, where he took Meghan on her 36th Birthday. This 19-night Royal Tour-inspired itineary can be booked by Mavros Safaris
Why 'Green Season' Is Actually the Best Time to Go On Safari
“Wet season is the best time to be out in the bush,” says Alexander Mavros, scion of the jewelry-making dynasty from Zimbabwe which now runs a namesake luxury safari outfit, “If it’s not going to be your only trip to Africa, you should come now. It’s a time of rejuvenation that makes you appreciate it more, when nature has this joyful energy.”
How to do a safari to remember in Zimbabwe
And so my adventure began, based on a nine-night itinerary created by Mavros Safaris. My route would take me across much of the country – by four-wheel drive and sometimes private plane – staying in a variety of camps, lodges and private houses that the Mavros family considers to be the best in each location.
Singita Pamushana Lodge
Singita, in the local Tsonga, means ‘place of miracles’ – a perfect description of the Zimbabwe outpost of this group that conserves and protects with such passionate dedication.
Over-The-Top Gifts for the Adventurous Tycoon on your List
Mavros Safaris, in partnership with the Congo Conservation Company, is moving in a very different direction with its low-impact, eco-conscious expedition into the heart of the Congo Basin. Unlike any other African safari, this will be a private tour for two Robb Report readers.
In My Country
I’ve never met a man who talks so passionately about his country. That man is Alexander Mavros and his country is Zimbabwe. Some of the kindest and friendliest people on the planet.
The Beginner's Guide to Planning your First Safari
“Don’t feel the need to experience all of Africa the first time. Ideally, devote the experience to one country and immerse yourself in it.” – Alexander Mavros
Xigera, the Versailles of the African Bush
Stanley Tollman’s instructions were clear. Build a safari lodge in Botswana’s Okavango Delta and make it the finest of it’s kind in the world.
The Sustainable Safari to Know About
Three years in the making, the Tollman family’s love letter to Botswana is located at the very centre of this alluvial fan on the western edge of the Moremi Game Reserve.
Safari Zimbabwe - Put it on your bucket list
Unique wilderness locations with fantastic guides, food and lodging
MAIL ONLINE Get up close to the mane event!
To see a lion in the wild, to hear that roar, to witness a pride hunting is to behold great African theatre. Here’s where you will find the real lion kings…
EVENING STANDARD: These are the top travel trends for 2021, according to experets
“At Mavros Safaris, we have seen an increasing number of requests for multi-generational trips and trips which include large groups of friends who are looking to reconnect with one another following an intense period of isolation,” Alexander Mavros, Co-Founder & Managing Director of Mavros Safaris, says.
THE TIMES Babylonstoren: The Cape's Coolest Hotel
With a new spa, rooms, and even a wine museum, this landmark property isn’t standing still
Zimbabwe wildlife safari. Post Mugabe Zimbabwe signals a new era of widlife tourism
First time safari travellers choosing Zimbabwe to be a part of this optimistic movement, and an older generation of safari-goers who spent time in Zimbabwe 20 or 30 years ago and have longed to return
Zimbabwe is boosting tourism despite its ravaged economy
And no matter how bad the country’s economy gets, these reserves are operating day-in-and-day-out, somewhat immune and isolated to the larger ups and downs of the country. It is a glimpse at how hospitality and private capital can create something new, and meaningful in a place that is otherwise resource-strapped.
Ritorno in Zimbabwe
access to private homes thanks to the introduction by Alexander Mavros, who has pioneered the combination of adventure and nature, practically ‘genetic’ among Zimbabweans.
An Amazing Adventure with Mavros Safaris
After my experience with the elephant bull, I can feel the difference – and I feel like a hero. What an incredible experience.
Zimbabwe Back on the Map with Mavros Safaris
We now have a huge opportunity and a real purpose – to send people to the country and help preserve the experiences and the national parks.
Zimbabwe with Mavros Safaris
No description can convey the primal rush when your eye catches an animal in the wild.
We have already done two trips with Mavros Safaris and it was the best decision we’ve ever made. Everything was so well organized, the itinerary was personalized to our needs and expectations regarding adventures with kids. Mavros Safaris will make you Safari dreams come true!!! Daisy Seilern Botswana, Apr 2022