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Deeper Africa Doubles Its Gorilla Trekking Offerings in 2018

Odzala Discovery Camp, Republic of Congo

Safari outfitter Deeper Africa has announced the availability of three unique adventures to the Republic of Congo (RC) and the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) that afford travelers access to areas rich in wildlife yet seldom visited. Teaming with Virunga National Park, Deeper Africa today launches The Call of the Congo, a new safari in the DRC that makes the…

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Lindblad Expeditions to Return to Egypt in 2018

Oberoi Philae

Lindblad Expeditions has announced its return to Egypt with a remarkable 13-day journey, Passage Through Egypt. The epic adventure combines explorations of Cairo and stays at the exclusive Nile Ritz-Carlton and the historic Mena House, with a six-night cruise on the Nile aboard the elegant and intimately-sized, 42-guest Oberoi Philae. From a visit to the Egyptian Museum in Cairo, to…

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Singita Kwitonda Lodge to Open in Rwanda in August 2019 

Rwanda gorilla

Singita is extending its conservation footprint to Rwanda, an extraordinarily beautiful, small country where more than one third of the world’s remaining mountain gorillas live in the high-altitude cloud forests of the Volcanoes National Park. Singita is honored to be opening Kwitonda Lodge in late 2019 on 178 acres on the edge of Volcanoes National Park. The presence of Singita Kwitonda Lodge on the…

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10 Adventure Travel Experiences You Can’t Miss in 2018

Archipelago of the Azores

With the lineup of ‘places to go next’ growing by the minute, deciding on your next trip can be a challenge. To help, Bannikin Travel & Tourism created this 2018 travel hit list. Follow it closely, and your social media feed will be the next go-to spot for travel inspirations. Here are the top 10 travel experiences for 2018: 1)…

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Malawi Named #3 in Top Countries to Visit in 2018

Malawi sunset

“Check in now before the crowds do” is the advice from the travel experts Rough Guides as they announce Malawi as #3 in their Places to Visit in 2018. Each year, Rough Guides authors and editors travel tens of thousands of miles, searching out the best destinations, sights and experiences, from new trekking routes and historical trails to underrated cities…

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Leonardo DiCaprio Commits to Protect Lions in Malawi

lions in Malawi

After being part of the largest elephant translocation project in history, Liwonde National Park in Malawi is now to see the return of lions thanks to funding through Leonardo DiCaprio’s charity foundation. Lions are receiving critically needed support, thanks to Leonardo DiCaprio and the Lion Recovery Fund. The fund was created by Wildlife Conservation Network and Leonardo DiCaprio Foundation to…

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Extraordinary Journeys Announces Conservation-focused Safaris for 2018

Rhino Conservation Safari in South Africa

Extraordinary Journeys has announced a collection of immersive conservation-focused safaris available to travelers in 2018 and beyond. The expert-guided itineraries have been designed to highlight conservation efforts in Kenya, South Africa, Tanzania, and Zimbabwe and showcase how various organizations meet the needs of local communities while also preserving and protecting the continent’s natural landscapes and incomparable wildlife. Ranging from a Game…

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Timbuktu Travel’s top camps to look out for in 2018

Sanctuary Kichakani Serengeti Camp

Timbuktu Travel, the revolutionary African safari company, is gearing up for a bumper 2018, with a host of brilliant lodges set to open across the continent throughout the year. Each offering a clever twist on the norm, and a dash of the unexpected, 2018 is the year to plan an African adventure. Timbuktu’s clever interactive website allows travellers to plan…

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New Desert Safari Camp to Open in Namibia in Partnership with Giraffe Conservation

Hoanib Valley Camp

Natural Selection will open Hoanib Valley Camp in the remote and wild Kaokoland in northwest Namibia in May 2018. This sophisticated new camp is a joint venture between Natural Selection, the local communities and the Giraffe Conservation Foundation, Africa’s foremost giraffe conservation organization. Located in the Sesfontein Community Conservancy, the camp sits on the banks of the Obias River, just…

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