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private groups for safe post-pandemic travel
The travel industry has been turned on its head since March 2020. Border closures, quarantine, and PCR testing have become common phrases. Health and safety are top of mind when contemplating post-Covid travel. But now, after two years of restrictions, things are changing. Our favourite African destinations no longer require a PCR test for fully...
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giraffe Kenya - what not to wear on safari
At African Encounters, I frequently get asked questions from travellers who are planning their first African safari. Our guests receive comprehensive pre-departure information and updated border requirements. These 5 frequently asked questions may help when preparing for your African safari.  What vaccinations do I need before going on safari? We’re Africa travel specialists, not medical...
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African serval
If you’ve been on safari you may have seen the Big Five, possibly also the Small Five, and maybe even the Ugly Five. But have you heard of Africa’s Secret Seven? Africa’s Secret Seven aren’t easy to spot – in fact, they are the most difficult game animals to discover on safari. They are extremely...
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Sundowners on an African safari
Africa is a bucket-list destination with incredible wildlife, breath-taking landscapes and fascinating cultures.
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