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Welcome to African Encounter


We design journeys that change people’s lives…

Boastful I know, but that’s what we aim to do for you!
If you are looking for the safari experience of a lifetime – you’ve come to the right place.

How it Works  what we do


With over 100 destinations in 12 countries

Have you seen somewhere on National Geographic or the BBC or heard friends talk of their African safari…places like the Serengeti, Ngorongoro, Masai Mara, Okavango Delta, Mount Kilimanjaro, or South Luangwa, Etosha or Kruger National Parks …let us know where and we can make it happen.

Offering a range of safari options

Whether you are a family, a honeymoon couple, a small group or just a couple traveling together we can incorporate a range of safari options including horse riding, walking, canoeing, gorilla trekking, mobile tented safaris, fly-in safaris and much more..

Your own customised safari itinerary

Take advantage of our specialist knowledge and experience to get the most out of your safari to Africa…your own customised safari itinerary. Why compromise on a ‘packaged’ tour or join a group when you can design and plan your own itinerary and do exactly what you want to do?

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How it Works

#1
Post a brief

You tell us:

  • Who’s going?
  • When you’re planning to go?
  • How long do you have?
  • What would you like to see / do?
  • What you expect to spend?

#2
Get suggestions and recommendations
from us

And we’ll get back to you with:

  • Some great ideas and options to choose from
  • Advice on how best to get around to ensure your itinerary works
  • What it’s all likely to cost
  • Any special offers that are available to you
  • Answers to all your questions

#3
Give us your
feedback..

  • Tell us what you liked about the suggestions (and what you didn’t)
  • Revise / reassess / trade-off
  • Get more input from us
  • Work together towards an itinerary that works for you

This is where the real work happens…it might take a bit of going back and forth…but we always get there in the end!

#4
Finalise your
itinerary
and sign off

  • Good to go?
  • Great…just sign off and we’ll make all the arrangements
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Why use an Africa Travel Specialist?

Let’s face it. If you're sitting at home thinking about a safari to Africa for the first time you can be forgiven for wondering where on earth to start, who to talk to and where and when you should go. That’s what we do. We’re here – to give you the expert advice you need.

Why tailor-made?

Why have your safari itinerary tailor-made by African Encounter? The short answer is that this gives you total flexibility in where you go, when you go and what style of accommodation/experience you want – your itinerary will be personalised for you (and designed to meet your budget).

Just Confused, too much choice, need advice?

You’ve always wanted to go on safari…but don’t know where to start? You’ve done your research but are more confused than ever? All the places and accommodation on-line look great but you don’t know how to choose? Need expert advice? Start planning your safari with African Encounter.

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