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Since 1998, Yampu has been in the business of creating private and personalized travel itineraries for the discerning traveler who wants to step off the beaten path and experience the world their own way, without having to plan everything on their own. Find inspiration in the sample itineraries we have shared on our website, which exemplify experiences other travelers have had with us and serve to help you dream up ideas for your next adventure. When you’re ready to talk about where you want to go, connect with a specialized tour consultant who can create the perfect itinerary based on the destinations you want to visit, your ideal activities, your own departure and return dates, preferred accommodations and more. Let us help you make it all about you.

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My son and I recommend Yampu enthusiastically!

We love our Yampu Travelers and are always incredibly happy to assist return explorers year after year to find new and exciting experiences! In fact, Repeat Yampu Travelers earn VIP status which opens up a whole world of travel possibilities (literally) with new and exciting VIP destinations that aren't featured on our website...

Chile Adds Two New National Parks!

Conservation is one of the things that we are the most enthusiastic about here at Yampu. With that, we are very excited to hear that one of our top destinations will be adding two new national parks to their extensive list! You know, just in case you needed even more reasons to visit Chile...

A Whale of a Time: The Annual Hermanus Whale Festival

Peak season in South Africa is here, and it really is a most idyllic travel destination. Not only can visitors enjoy the full safari experience that touch the hearts of the many who travel to Africa, but beyond that South Africa offers incredible urban life (including delicious culinary delights), beautiful beaches, adventure activities (cage diving with Great Whites, anyone?), world-renowned vineyards, top-notch hiking, cultural and historical experiences, and somewhat unexpected wildlife, including penguins! It's enough to dazzle travelers of virtually any interest, but just in case the hefty, yet certainly not complete, list of attractions are not enough, we've got news for you: the whales are coming!   A post shared by Polina Brzhezinskaya (@polinabrz) on Oct 7, 2017 at 10:41am PDT   That's right! If you are with the majority of people visiting Africa to encounter wildlife, checking both the big 5 on land and the biggest by sea off of your list, you don't want to miss whale season in South Africa! Enjoy the only eco-marine festival in South Africa from September 29-October 1, 2017, which emphasizes the visiting Southern Right Whales...