Recipes from the Great Elewana Bake Off

Published on January 26, 2021

To celebrate International Chef’s Day, the kitchen teams at Elewana safari camps and hotels in East Africa rallied together for a Great Elewana Bake Off. Needless to say, there were some very delicious results. The culinary wizards at Elewana Arusha Coffee Lodge…

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Best Day Ever at Vic Falls

Published on January 25, 2021

Victoria Falls is pretty awesome all on its own. But when you combine the legendary cascade with some of the exceptional experiences on offer at The Royal Livingstone resort, you’re looking at the best day ever in Africa. Start your day with…

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Touring Tanzania in Sopa Style

Published on January 25, 2021

Tucked within Tanzania’s vast landscape, Sopa Lodges are found in hand-picked locations with panoramic views in the Serengeti, Tarangire and Ngorongoro Crater. Serengeti Sopa Lodge Located on the edge of the escarpment overlooking the wildlife-rich Serengeti Plains on northern Tanzania, Serengeti Sopa…

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Let’s Talk Rhino Poaching Prevention

Published on January 25, 2021

Rhino conservation should be one of South Africa’s greatest conservation success stories. Instead, during the first decade of the 21st century, the demand for rhino horn soared. Prior to 2006, South Africa was only losing a handful of rhinos a year to…

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Four Signature Adventures at Bazaruto Island Resort

Published on January 20, 2021

Seek out the unknown. Delve into adventure. Discover a whole new world through these signature experiences at Anantara Bazaruto Island Resort in Mozambique: Spend a magical day on the water in a traditional wooden dhow like Indian Ocean seafarers have done for…

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Our very own Jane Behrend reports From Kenya

Published on January 19, 2021

Jane was lucky enough to spend time in November traveling around some of the Elewana Kenya properties, here she gives us her observations on traveling at this time. ELEWANA AFROCHIC DIANI BEACH Our stay at AfroChic happened to coincide with Thanksgiving and…

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Read All About It! Read All About It! How Your Post-Pandemic Safari Trip Could Be Carbon Negative

Published on January 14, 2021

Forbes magazine recently ran an article about how travelers should seriously consider an eco-conscious African safari when the pandemic is finally over. Quotable quote: “This time away from travel has given nature a bit of a much-needed break, which has prompted travelers to…

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Lions and Leopards and Rhinos, Oh My!

Published on January 11, 2021

EcoTraining is launching a new two-month tracking course in 2021 that includes modules revolving around monitoring rhinos, lions and leopards in the wild. 55-Day EcoTracker: Wildlife Monitoring will take place at Selati and Pridelands game reserves in South Africa. “It’s a first…

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10-Day Kenya Walking (and Camel) Safari

Published on January 5, 2021

Led by some of Kenya’s most highly regarded guides, Cheli + Peacock offers a 10-day walking safari that immerses guests in the quietude of two of Kenya’s most authentic safari destinations — Laikipia and Masai Mara. One of C+P’s brand-new Signature Experiences,…

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Loisaba Conservancy — Kenya’s Newest Rhino Sanctuary

Published on January 2, 2021

Loisaba Conservancy has been granted permission by the Kenya Wildlife Service to establish the nation’s newest Rhino Sanctuary and reintroduce Eastern Black Rhino to an area where they used to roam. For a half century, rhinos were absent from Loisaba because they…

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Rwanda to Reopen Major Primate Reserve

Published on December 15, 2020

Gishwati-Mukura — Rwanda’s newest national park — is reopening after months of lockdown to protect the park’s primates and human staff from the Covid-19 pandemic. Created in 2016, the park was recently upgraded to UNESCO Biosphere status owing to its incredible diversity —…

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Tis the Season for Elewana Discounts

Published on November 20, 2020

The Elewana Collection is offering a 25% discount on contract rates between now and January 2nd, 2021 on stays at its legendary luxury safari camps and beach resort in Kenya and Tanzania. Not only that, but the festive season has ushered in other…

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New Fees at Four Tanzania National Parks

Published on November 20, 2020

Cheli & Peacock sends word the Tanzania’s national parks authority (TANAPA) recently introduced new entrance and camping fee at four parks — Lake Manyara, Tarangire, Nyere and Arusha. The good news is that most fees for Serengeti and Kilimanjaro remain unchanged. The…

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Crazy Good Deals at Lake Naivasha Sopa Resort

Published on November 15, 2020

Lake Naivasha Sopa Resort — a wildlife paradise in the Great Rift Valley — is offering special rates to anyone who lives outside Kenya from now through December 21st, 2020. Nonresidents can book a stay at the upscale lakeshore resort for $133…

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Make A Difference With Your Holiday Shopping

Published on November 12, 2020

Support a great organization with your holiday shopping this year by purchasing online gifts from Tanzania’s Shanga Foundation. Based at Elewana Arusha Coffee Lodge, Shanga is a social enterprise that employs local people — many of them with disabilities — to create…

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East Africa’s Great Migration Was Unique in 2020

Published on November 12, 2020

Antony Kiplagat, a guide at Elewana Sand River Masai Mara, shares some of his insights on this year’s migration in East Africa: “This year’s migration was one of the most unique and incredible events I have ever witnessed, both in terms of…

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Why Do Bird Eggs Have Different Colors or Patterns?

Published on November 3, 2020

Bird eggs come in different shapes, sizes and some even have different colors. Just like anything else in the wilderness, there’s a logical reason. Have you ever stopped to wonder why certain eggs have colors? Depending on where the egg has been…

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Read All About It! Read All About It! | Kenya Tops Africa in Migratory Bird Sightings

Published on November 2, 2020

The Standard (Nairobi) offers a story on how Kenya is now the best place in Africa — and sixth globally behind Columbia, Peru, Ecuador, Brazil and Bolivia — when it comes to watching migratory birds. During the recent eBird Global Big Day, Kenya birders sighted…

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Read All About It! How Your Post-Pandemic Safari Trip Could Be Carbon Negative

Published on November 2, 2020

Forbes magazine recently ran an article about how travelers should seriously consider an eco-conscious African safari when the pandemic is finally over. Quotable quote: “This time away from travel has given nature a bit of a much-needed break, which has prompted travelers to reconsider…

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Special Offers from The Elewana Collection

Published on November 2, 2020

The more nights you book, the better discount you get. Combine stays at any of the Elewana Collection properties and enjoy great discounts. TERMS & CONDITIONS: Applies to new bookings only. Applicable to FIT bookings only. Not applicable to Resident Rates. Exclusive…

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