Boots on the Ground — The Conservation Benefits of Walking Safaris

Published on October 26, 2020

“A walking safari brings us back to our origins. It’s important to remember that humans were in the African wilderness long before the safari industry began.” – Devon Myers (Professional Trails Guide) As anyone who takes an EcoTraining course discovers, walking in…

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Helping the World’s Most Trafficked Animal

Published on October 20, 2020

Cheli & Peacock Safaris is helping to save the world’s most trafficked animal by supports the Pangolin Project in Kenya’s Masai Mara region. On the banks of the Sand River in Kenya’s Masai Mara National Reserve, a dedicated research team is hard…

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Travel & Leisure’s Top 5 Africa Resorts

Published on October 18, 2020

Read All About It! Read All About It! Travel & Leisure readers chose Elewana Arusha Coffee Lodge as one of the top five resort hotels in Africa in voting for the 2020 World’s Best Awards. Quotable quote: “Elewana Arusha Coffee Lodge [is]…

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Elewana Collection Makes Family Travel Easier

Published on October 16, 2020

The many and varied local East African cultures all treasure children, and Elewana Collection’s activities and wildlife fascinate parents and children alike. Their small boutique properties allow for personalized and flexible mealtimes, and many of their safari camps and lodges also offer…

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Elewana Collection status update on Camps, Lodges & Hotels

Published on October 14, 2020

Our Properties in Kenya: We are pleased to share the news that we have reopened Elewana Lewa Safari Camp as of 01 October 2020, allowing travellers to experience the incredibly unique ecosystem of the Lewa Wildlife Conservancy. Elewana Lewa Safari Camp is an integral…

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Sopa Lodges joins the Emerging Destinations Family

Published on October 12, 2020

Emerging Destinations would like to welcome Sopa Lodges in Kenya and Tanzania to its portfolio of cool companies in cool places. Nestled within East Africa’s most beautiful national parks, the eight Sopa Lodges have been individually designed to complement their environments while…

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Cheli & Peacock Safaris’ NEW 2021 Signature Itineraries

Published on October 12, 2020

We’re looking forward to 2021 and have redesigned, restructured and re costed our signature itineraries. Our signature itineraries are more of a suggestion than a template and can be developed further by our Safari Planners, who as you know, are passionate safari experts who…

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Read All About It! Playing Hide & Seek with Loisaba’s Elusive Black Leopard

Published on September 19, 2020

Hide & Seek with Loisaba’s Elusive Black Leopard Brummell Magazine (UK) offers a story on close encounters of the leopard kind while staying at Elewana Loisaba Lodo Springs in Kenya’s remote and picturesque Loisaba Conservancy. Quotable quote: “We’re at the southern tip…

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Kenya’s A Hands-On Conservation Experience

Published on September 10, 2020

A Cheli & Peacock safari in the world-renowned Lewa Wildlife Conservancy provides a unique opportunity to be part of a groundbreaking community working to secure a sustainable future for Kenya’s wildlife. Before Your Trip Make a big difference by saving a little…

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Elewana Embraces the Slow Food Movement

Published on September 7, 2020

Slow Food is a global, grassroots movement that links the pleasure of food with a commitment to community and the environment. As part of our commitment to the movement we have introduced African fusion tapas lunches at Elewana Loisaba Lodo Springs. With…

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Why join an EcoTraining Wildlife Course?

Published on September 1, 2020

For those that love animals and want to find a way to help and protect them and their habitat, EcoTraining wildlife courses are a great option. Whether you’re a photographer, nature lover, avid traveler, or interested in working as a guide, these…

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Batwa Community Rescues an Endangered Pangolin – Bwindi

Published on August 19, 2020

Although they were sometimes known in past for poaching wildlife, the Batwa community of Bwindi Forest proved in July that they have transitioned into genuine conservation partners. Batwa Community team leaders Tom Tumwesigye and Mr. Kanyamugara came across a pangolin in the…

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Need some Summer cocktail inspiration? Reyka is here to help.

Published on August 19, 2020

Reyka Vodka’s cocktail recipes are the perfect way to unwind this summer. With summer in full swing and backyard hangouts replacing nights out at restaurants, it’s time to mix things up. Reyka Vodka has great cocktail recipes to inspire you to become your own bartender! Reyka…

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Uganda Sets SOPs in Preparation for Reopening Tourism

Published on August 10, 2020

The global COVID-19 pandemic and lockdown measures led to the closure of all protected areas in Uganda. At the end of June, savannah parks were reopened for domestic tourism, but primate parks remained closed. While it’s still not clear if wild animals…

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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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