Group Travel in Africa
Group travel is a great idea because it allows you the opportunity to explore and share experiences with others who have a similar mindset, creating great conversations and bonding experiences. At the same time, you are widening your circle of companions who share an interest in Africa.
Equally, on our group tours all of the details are taken care of. With a tour leader or guide by your side, all of your transfers, activities and accommodations are planned ahead of time and not by you! A tour leader can also help alleviate any issues that may emerge as a result of travelling.
Group tours also often provide great perks like line skipping, special treatment and exclusive access.
One of the best parts of being on a group tour in Africa is learning from the other travellers you are with. Since everybody brings different cultural backgrounds and learning experiences to the table, they can offer unique insights and perspectives to the things you see and do together.
It’s ideal too for solo travellers because it gives you the freedom to explore alone with the added protection and advantages of travelling with other like minded individuals.
Of course it can also make a difference on your budget because group tours split costs with more people.
Just keep in mind the downside is a lack of independence and flexibility because the tour details are set. Equally, you need to be patient and kind because you spend an intense, concentrated period of time with other people.
There is no price on sharing memories and experiences with others. In fact, sometimes your travel memories become so bound up in who you were with at the time it is hard to say whether you enjoyed the place more or being with others to experience it.
See our collection of group tours or scroll down for more information.Group Tour collection
best time to experience
Group Travel in Africa
Depending on where you want to go, there may be some months better than others.
Keep in mind July and August will always be busier and a little more expensive as it’s high season in Africa plus the summer holidays for those living in the USA, UK and Europe. Due to the small size of our group tours in Africa, availability is best secured by booking well in advance.
Namibia, Botswana and South Africa are great all year round depending on your preferred season and temperature! Kenya small group tours and Tanzania tours run most of the year and timing is often determined by what part of the wildebeest migration you wish to see. Don’t forget Rwanda and Uganda group tours for effortless travel.
Some of our favourites
From those who have ventured
Our group had a sensational time in Ethiopia and indeed East Africa seeing so much history, culture and breathtaking wilderness and wildlife.
Sensational Ethiopia & East Africa – Air Adventure GroupRead more
I did a lot of research before deciding to book a photography tour through Encompass Africa.
“The lodges reflected the local environment and culture promoting sustainability and eco-friendly.”Read more