Can you believe it’s already a new year, let alone a whole new decade? Time sure flies when you’re having fun exploring the world! To get you inspired for your future travel adventures in the new decade, Yampu’s travel experts have put together a list of their top destinations to add to your travel list in 2020!   General Sales […]

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 […]

By Ellen Lutwak   Whether a fine artist, a weekend watercolorist or an art enthusiast, a creative mind always needs to be refreshed and recharged. Travel is the go-to reset button. A change of scenery inspires the artist in all of us – with new sights, sounds, tastes and scents. But you knew that.   Yampu Tours recently ventured west […]

There is such an amazing array of stunning lodges in Africa, that Yampu is introducing a dedication to the African Lodge Experience. Here are just a few of the African Safari lodges which Yampu staff ranked as some of the best for “Rooms With A View”: BOTSWANA Baines Camp- Okavango Delta Set in a grove of trees, and surrounded by […]

Yampu offers some amazing luxury travel opportunities which combine unique experiences and wellness. Try something new by merging a stay at varying levels of upscale and luxury lodges and tented accommodations with safari lodge spas — stunning open-air facilities dubbed as “spafaris”. Ask us how to include some of these favorites in your custom itinerary! South Africa Experience the African Health Spa […]

Kenya made history last weekend by burning 105 tonnes of ivory and 1.35 tonnes of rhino horn as a stand against poaching and illegal animal parts trading, a crisis they have been battling with intensity. African leaders, celebrities, and conservationists from across the globe watched on, and the even received national coverage. It is worth noting that the fight against […]

What do you give to your long-term partner for their milestone birthday? For popular American TV talk show host, Ellen DeGeneres’ 60th birthday, Ellen’s wife, Portia De Rossi, gifted her a life-changing experience. Knowing Ellen’s love for gorillas and childhood hero being the famed primatologist Dian Fossey, Portia organized a surprise trek in the heart of gorilla country. Trekking through […]