What's Included

Africa offers a wide variety of opportunities to explore magnificent holiday and safari excursions. We specialize in tours and safaris mainly in East Africa, that is Kenya, Uganda and Tanzania.

Encounter Local gives you the opportunity to arrange your holiday or safari in Africa, irrespective of your activity preference, budget and the duration of your trip. All trips are custom-made according to the requested need and preference of the group / individual.

We strive to offer and facilitate quality travel arrangements to our clients, and ensure that all services given, meet and exceed the required expectations.

Our services include:

  • Pre- departure briefing and support.
  • Airport transfers, pick up and drop off.
  • Facilitating and handling hotel reservations and travel.
  • Holiday and Safari products packaging.

Kenya

Kenya is a country located in East Africa, straddling the equator and with a coastline in the Indian Ocean. It is best known as the home of safaris and one of the top holiday destinations in the world. Kenya comprises of unique wildlife, beautiful white sandy beaches and cultural diversity, with world famous national parks like the Maasai Mara, Tsavo, and Amboseli.


HIGHLIGHTS

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Elephant Orphanage

The orphanage at The David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust was founded in 1977; it’s the most successful orphan-elephant rescue and rehabilitation program in the world and one of the pioneering conservation organizations for wildlife and habitat protection in East Africa. One can get to observe how young orphaned elephants are taken care of back to complete recovery and being reintegrated into the wild.

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Giraffe Centre

The giraffe centre was established to protect the endangered Rothschild giraffe, which is found in only in the grasslands of East Africa. One can have a very close view and encounter of these lovely animals whilst feeding them with food pellets in their mouth.

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Lake Nakuru National Park

It is located 140KM north west of Nairobi. The lake is home to thousands, sometimes millions of flamingos nesting along the shores. It is also known for its frequent Rothschild giraffes, black rhinos and white rhino’s sightings. Lions, buffalos, leopards, zebras, gazelle, antelopes can also be spotted.

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AMBOSELI NATIONAL PARK

Amboseli National Park is in the southern part of Kenya, and it is best known for its large elephant herds and spectacular view of Mount Kilimanjaro, which is the highest mountain in Africa. It has a wide range of wildlife including, buffalo, giraffe, lion, zebra, spotted hyena, impala, cheetah, among other animals.

MOMBASA

Mombasa is a city in the Kenyan coast, an island connected to the mainland by ferries and bridges, and with a combination of both city and beach relaxation. It is a historical city with exotic old town and the coastal area features relaxing / and beautiful white sandy beaches.

Maasai Mara GAME RESERVE

It is situated in south-west Kenya and is one of Africa’s greatest wildlife reserves. It is best known for the famous migration of wildebeest that happens usually between July and October. The Maasai Mara is renowned for its magnificent wildlife viewing throughout the year and it’s an experience you will not want to miss. There is a wide selection of places to stay in and around the Maasai Mara from tented camps, camping to luxury lodge.