Zambia came into being as an independent country in 1964, taking its name from the Zambezi River that flows through the southwest region up to the country’s most recognizable landmark, Victoria Falls. For those seeking to experience the diverse wildlife and unique landscape of Zambia, Yampu’s tour consultants want to share an outstanding property… A romantic hideaway on the banks […]

Did you know, Botswana’s name originates from the main tribe in the region, the Tswana, and the prefix “bo” meaning “country.” Though the Kalahari Desert covers 70% of Botswana, the country has extensive nature preserves and the world’s largest inland delta, the Okavango. Botswana also has many rivers, grasslands, and savannahs, and is home to diverse wildlife including the world’s […]

Raising a teenager is as easy as nailing Jell-O to a tree. Planning a vacation with teenagers, however, doesn’t have to be so tricky! We all know that teenagers are not so easily amused nowadays, with social media and Fortnight taking precedence over family time, so it certainly takes some careful planning to appease their adolescent angst. For a smooth […]

Exclusive Travel Deals on Gorilla Trekking in Uganda Trekking through the thick jungle of Bwindi Impenetrable National Park in Uganda in search of the last mountain gorillas in the wild is arguably one of the most life changing experiences you can have while visiting Africa. The trek itself is a little rough, bushwhacking through dense forests alongside your experienced guide. […]

Yampu travelers share their cherished family vacation memories with Yampu Tours. Traveling with the family, whether it be immediate or extended, is one of the best ways to bond with those you care about while creating lifelong memories. Our experts asked some of our Yampu Families what their most memorable experiences were while on a family vacation with their loved […]

Where to go in 2019; Yampu’s Must-See Destinations for the New Year Each year our travel experts search the ends of the planet (quite literally) to bring you the top destinations to visit in the new year with unique experiences that only a company like Yampu can offer. With 2018 finally behind us (let’s face it, this year was a […]

Can’t decide between Mountains and Beaches for your vacation?  These are the best destinations offering both!   Peru Generally, when one thinks of Peru the vast Andean Mountain peaks come to mind, sheltering long lost Incan relics and extensively winding trails calling for adventurers and nature lovers alike. Much of this may be true, but Peru being a coastal country […]

Cape Town Drought: What You Need to Know for South African Travel As the news of Cape Town’s depleting water supply circles news outlets, many questions are left unanswered for those who have plans to visit the vibrant city or are seeking to make travels to South Africa. On January 30th the South Africa Tourism Board hosted a webinar to […]