Read the diary of a near-perfect safari - making the most of what The Mara has to offer and enjoying unrivalled experiences delivered with understated sophistication
‘A man’s best friend is his dog’, but few people take the time to find out about or go and see their ancestors - Painted Dogs also known as African Wild Dogs.
Read about a dream safari on the Serengeti Plains with professional naturalist Stephen Mills. Everyday something special happened and we witnessed extraordinary clashes and encounters between species.
Enter the world of wolves - living, riding & dancing with Ethiopian Wolves - November 2013
A safari with ‘The King’ of The Mara, observing wildebeest migrations, a territorial dispute between two hyena packs, elephant antics and the division of the Marsh Pride.
A ground-breaking safari looking at three contrasting ecosystems that support healthy tiger populations – Corbett National Park, Kanha National Park & The Sunderbans
Expedition to the Bale Mountains helping Prof. Claudio Sillero to monitor different Ethiopian wolf packs at a time when many have their pups and den activity is intensified.
A painting holiday capturing the light of Provence, following in the footsteps of Van Gogh and discovering the magic and wildlife of The Camargue.
Trekking in the Bale Mountains with Prof Claudio Sillero experiencing this extraordinary wilderness and how he has saved the endangered Ethiopian wolf.
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- Naturalist Stephen Mills talks about the best tiger trip he has ever led
- A perfect safari
- The Old City of Jerusalem - an artist's dream
- Northern Serengeti Wildlife with Stephen Mills MA(Oxon) MFA IAWF
- Wolf Conservation Expedition, Ethiopia
- Lion Conservation with Ewaso Lions, Kenya
What the experts & clients say
""I wanted to say thank you so much for everything. It was the most wonderful holiday and the memories of which will stay with me a lifetime. It was clear to me that a lot of work went on behind the scenes by both yourself [Liz Drake and Spencer Scott Travel], and Simon [King] to make this holiday the very very best one could wish for and so very special so thank you both so very very much." "
"I love working with Spencer Scott because I can be confident that, wherever we go, the Company will have secured the best available accommodation, services and back-up. This frees me to concentrate on what I enjoy most, which is finding really special wildlife experiences to share with our clients"
""Our group is led by Professor Claudio Sillero....his decades of experience in this region and his hardy colleagues, guarantee sightings of wolves They do not disappoint." "Next we climb up and across the Sanetti Plateau through unmatched beauty in every direction. Small klipspringer, antelopes and hyrax, ( a pint-sized relative of the elephant), dot the hillsides. our camp site is magnificent! It is surrounded by towering basalt formations the locals call 'the soldiers.' ....Can any place be more perfect?" "Our successful adventure is coming to a close, but we have been fortunate to site 30 wolves in 11 different packs, which equates to 10% of all the wolves living in the Bale Mountains National Park." "