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We are luxury Africa safari specialists

When you’re 100 kilometres from any other humans, sitting around a campfire under a canopy of a billion stars, listening to the same sounds of the bush that our ancestors would have heard, this is luxury. This is the experience that can’t be shared on an image on social media. This is what will make you want to return year after year. This is Encompass Africa.

If you’ve fallen under the spell of this extraordinary continent, or if you’re dreaming about your first trip, get ready – you are in for an incredible, life-changing experience. Either way, we’d love to help you get to our favourite place on the planet.

What we do
At Encompass Africa we create unforgettable, tailor-made journeys and ensure all of our guests experience a luxury Africa safari. We work in 24 (and counting) African destinations, including the islands of the Indian Ocean.

Defining luxury
Luxury doesn’t have to mean silver service, gold taps, Champagne and caviar. It could mean the luxury of time spent away from crowds; exploring remote wilderness locations abundant with wildlife; or sitting on a palm-fringed island in the Indian Ocean. We create holidays that suit your definition of a luxury Africa safari.

Our team
Every member of the EA team has extensive knowledge of this compelling continent, having lived, guided or travelled here – or all three – so you’ll get trusted advice based on firsthand experience, every step of the way. 

The EA way
Conservation and creativity are at the heart of everything we do, so you’ll have the trip of a lifetime and simultaneously be supporting the conservation of Africa’s wilderness, wildlife and communities. It’s the greatest feeling, to experience the unique wonders of a country and know that you’re helping, just by being there.

Africa is our passion, responsible tourism is our commitment and we are dedicated to making a difference, one safari at a time. 

Exceptional personalised service from passionate Africa experts is the third pillar of our business. And while you might think you’d pay extra for this level of service, the truth will delight you.

Thanks to our longstanding partnerships with Africa’s best properties, we’re able to negotiate special rates that mean you’ll pay the same price – or even less – than if you booked the same holiday direct.

In a nutshell, it will save you money if you let us do all the work. Click here to read more.

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On the pages of this website you’ll find inspiring stories, and beautiful photographs and videos from Africa safaris and Africa travel. They all come from our team, our guests and partners on the ground in Africa, so everything is real and genuine – just like us! If our words, images and mission speak to you, it means you’re our kind of person – and we’d love to help you fulfil your Africa travel dreams.

Please feel free to browse the site using the navigation provided or simply pick up the phone, we love a chat about Africa and learn more about you and your holiday ideas.

We look forward to creating your dream Africa holiday, tailored especially for you.


Where we specialise

Encompass Africa currently works in 24 countries scattered across the continent and that number continues to grow. It’s growing so fast we cannot keep up here on the site so you won’t find all of the countries individually listed.

We are currently working on pages for Morocco, Egypt, Sao Tome & Principe, Sudan, Reunion, Eswatini (formerly Swaziland) and Lesotho.

Challenge yourself, explore Africa and its amazing countries and attractions.

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We offer a vast selection of experiences

There’s a reason why more than 10,000 people have trusted Encompass Africa to create their holiday to Africa.

We know what we’re doing and provide unbiased, obligation-free advice to our clients to guarantee great outcomes.

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From guests who've booked with Encompass Africa

Epic 23-night family East Africa adventure for big five, primates and spice island lazing

“Thank you for organising another amazing Africa holiday for us.”

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“Fantastic trip and appreciated all the advice prior to leaving for Africa.”

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We had a fantastic trip and some of the most amazing experiences at all three safari camps!

“It was the scariest but most thrilling thing that I have ever experienced.”

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16-night Cape Town city explorer, Hwange safari in Zimbabwe and Mauritius beach adventure

“Encompass Africa, you are awesome!”

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15-night gorillas, Victoria Falls, and Zambia safari

“We sighted hippos, a pride of lions feeding on a buffalo, a leopard and two porcupines. This was all before reaching the camp.”

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15-night family adventure to East Africa with Zanzibar finale

“Exactly what we wanted!”

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15-night honeymoon in South Africa

“Amazing, amazing, amazing!”

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19-day photographic safari Botswana

“Best of the best – Encompass Africa is first class.”

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A 24-night amazing itinerary taking in East Africa’s highlights from gorilla trekking, big five safari to Zanzibar finale.

“It was an absolutely amazing trip!”

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