Iceland ProCruises Announces Free Pre-/Post-Cruise Options

Published on August 6, 2020

Iceland ProCruises is offering a selection of complimentary pre- or post-cruise programs for anyone who books a “Best of Iceland” cruise in 2021. The special promo — worth up to $500 per person — is valid for all bookings made until December…

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Can You Repeat That?

Published on July 30, 2020

The Icelandic language is certainly not an easy one. In this short video, we give you a brief introduction to this unique language that can be traced back to Old Norse. We will cover all of the Icelandic ports of call as…

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Elewana Circuit Discounts

Published on July 28, 2020

The following Circuit Discounts of 10-20% are available when combining any of our Bush and Beach Properties excluding Arusha Coffee Lodge. Circuit Discounts are valid for all seasons, both on Game Package and on Full Board rates. View all circuit discounts here.

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Northern Tanzania’s New Soulful, Tented Experience

Published on July 25, 2020

Opening it’s luxury canvas doors last December, the intimate Mila Camp sits on the 125,000-acre Mwiba Wildlife Reserve adjoining the Serengeti ecosystem, an awesome new place to overnight on Cheli & Peacock safaris to wildlife-rich northern Tanzania. Providing a luxury classic safari experience with…

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Protecting Primates from COVID-19

Published on July 23, 2020

While it’s still not clear if wild animals can contract COVID-19, mountain gorillas and chimpanzees are known to be susceptible to infection with human respiratory pathogens. Once tourism is up and running again, the Uganda Wildlife Authority (UWA) will be using new…

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Read All About It! Read All About It! Have Kids, Will Travel

Published on July 22, 2020

Read All About It! Read All About It! The Robb Report (USA) offers a story on how some of the world’s best luxury travel options — like SkySafari by Elewana — are now geared to the whole family. This attentive new trend in…

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Eco-Isolation with EcoTraining

Published on July 22, 2020

Jennifer Palmer is an impassioned wildlife biologist, global educator, public speaker, and one of the founders of Women for Wildlife. This is the story of how she “eco-isolated” during the Covid lockdown at one of EcoTraining’s bush camps in southern Africa. “About…

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Zac Efron’s Awesome Iceland Adventure

Published on July 22, 2020

Forget Zac Efron. The real star of the first episode of his new show — Down to Earth with Zac Efron — is the volcanic island of Iceland in the North Atlantic. Who are we kidding, though? Zac Efron is certainly easy on the…

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Bwindi Gorillas: It’s A Family Thing

Published on July 20, 2020

Bwindi Impenetrable National Park is divided into four sectors, each harboring multiple gorilla families open to daily human visitation. Meanwhile, plans are underway to have more gorilla families habituated for tourism. Adventure Consults will keep you posted on the situation. Or you…

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Thank You For Postponing Your Trip!

Published on July 18, 2020

It’s the time of year when most of us would already be on the move or about to set off on an unforgettable adventure. When everyone is traveling, venturing beyond their comfort zone, meeting new people, making new friends, or relishing wildlife…

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Celebrating Rafiki – Uganda’s Legendary Silverback

Published on July 16, 2020

Celebrating Rafiki – Uganda’s Legendary Silverback Gorilla lovers around the world are mourning the death of Rafiki, a 25-year-old silverback that was killed by poachers in June at Uganda’s Bwindi Impenetrable National Park. According to Peter Mbwebwe, tourism warden at Bwindi, Rafiki…

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Craving Africa? Try a Cheli & Peacock Webinar

Published on July 15, 2020

Cheli & Peacock Safaris is helping people around the world connect with Africa during the global pandemic by offering a series of webinars on Kenya and Tanzania. For 35 years, Cheli & Peacock has been dedicated to exclusive, intimate, and bespoke safari experiences….

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Gorilla’s Nest: Rwanda’s Legendary Lodge

Published on June 30, 2020

Adventure Consults reports that One&Only has revamped a legendary jungle sanctuary in Rwanda for those seeking intimate experiences, personalized service, perfect meals and beautiful surroundings. Cushioned in the foothills of the Virunga volcano range and wrapped in fragrant eucalyptus forest, One&Only Gorilla’s…

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Let Your Children Explore Africa Wildlife Through Books

Published on June 25, 2020

It may not be possible for your kids to undertake a safari at the present time. But they can learn more about African wildlife and the wonderful places they roam via some of these amazing paper and audio books recommended by EcoTraining…

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Read All About It! Alone, on foot, in the Kruger

Published on June 21, 2020

Getaway magazine (South Africa) recently featured a story about spending a day in the African bush on your own at the end of an EcoTraining field-guide course on the edge of South Africa’s Kruger National Park. Quotable quote: “The grumble of the…

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Read All About It! Tanzania in Style with Elewana’s SkySafari

Published on June 20, 2020

Travel Weekly (USA) dispatched a writer to East Africa for a weeklong trip hosted by the Elewana Collection. Quotable quote: “Time is a key selling point for SkySafari. According to Elewana, its use of a nine-passenger Cessna to take guests from lodge…

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Elewana’s Covid-19 Flexible Booking

Published on June 18, 2020

The Elewana Collection fully understands that making any travel plans during this challenging time is difficult and fraught with concerns. As a result, the company is committed to making its booking terms & conditions as flexible as possible to give travel professionals…

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Scottish Maasai Power Walk in Amboseli

Published on June 18, 2020

The Scottish Maasai Power Walk, which started at Elewana Tortilis Camp and ended at Esiteti Primary School, achieved its goal to raise money for the installation of solar power in the school’s new library. The general managers of the Amboseli safari camp…

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Apex Predators are Essential for Biodiversity

Published on June 16, 2020

Apex Predators are Essential for Biodiversity Did you know that most of the world’s apex predators are in decline? One of the main reasons why their numbers are in decline is habitat loss which brings them into increasing conflict with humans. That’s…

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EcoTraining’s Buy Now Travel Later

Published on June 11, 2020

BUY NOW, TRAVEL LATER It has been a while since we could welcome new students to any of our camps. We miss meeting new people, teaching them about the environment, and to see new memories and friendships made. With that being said,…

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