Did you know you can go Gorilla Trekking in Uganda, Rwanda and the Republic of Congo (the safer Congo)? We put together an article for The Safarian. It is a fantastic luxury magazine. We wanted to share some of our insights here incase you don’t subscribe to The Safarian. Gorilla Trekking in Uganda or indeed Rwanda and even the Congo is
The conservation and rehabilitation of African wildlife is core to what we call ‘the Encompass Africa Way’. We believe in a safari experience that immerses you in your surrounds yet has as little impact on the local wildlife and environment as possible. Yet despite the efforts of conservation programs throughout Africa, not all animals are able to avoid interference by
A question often asked by our guests is which ‘side’ is best for viewing Victoria Falls in all her glory? Depending on your depth of geographical knowledge of Victoria Falls, this may be news to you, that it’s possible to view Victoria Falls from Zambia and Zimbabwe. with just the bridge in between (and 550 million litres of water dropping
Here at Encompass Africa, the team is always asked about currencies, whether to carry cash, use credit cards or foreign exchange offices. Our team of seasoned travellers are here to give you some advise. In our opinion, cash is king and we prefer to simply carry it so we can avoid bank fees and charges, avoid stressing about finding an
Five night safari in Zimbabwe and Botswana was savoured by Danica, Jonathon and travel editor Ginny Cumming last month. ‘We were blessed with decent weather, great guides and sensational company of course so it was a wonderful five days on safari.’ Check out the digital itinerary here [Click to be inspired] We travelled in Botswana Green Season Being ‘green season’
My darling if you were not here with me where is the one place you’d like to be? Africa my girl is where my heart rests. Just one place to choose? I’ll do my best. With paper and pen, I’ll give you my top ten. What’s important to know is in Africa it’s not just the places you go. It’s
I was blessed to spend three nights at Kwandwe Private Game Reserve recently as part of the inaugural #AfricaMegaFam2016 #Sustainable_Africa and want to share it with you. Photos by Lara Dendy Young Kwandwe is a property we have worked closely with for many years, sending our guests there and always getting great feedback. I’ve not personally been so it was
A Luxury African Safari holiday isn’t complete without time in the cosmopolitan buzz of creative city Cape Town. So why not have a week’s Cape Town holiday, staying outside the heart of the city at one of its trendy beach destinations. This is the Noosa of South Africa… Camps Bay attracts tourists and glamorous locals and celebrities alike with its
A guest of Encompass Africa and truly inspiring man, Ashram Mustapha is an RTC Fellow for Global Health and currently on assignment in Lesotho. After his safari holiday with us, he settled into the project and has kindly shared his blogs with us that we are allowed to bring to you – happy reading about one man’s journey to Africa.
We love photographic safaris and sometimes, guests don’t want long periods with photographers but intensive workshops over a few days. Introducing Mark Gee, international award winning photographer and his Art of Day and Night Africa Photography Tours. Check out his website here [Mark Gee] This is a very unique 2 day and 2 night photographic adventure for a select few.