New conservation expeditions to key emerging African destinations

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A male lion in Zambia's Liuwa Plain National Park.
A male lion in Zambia's Liuwa Plain National Park. Photo Credit: Shutterstock

Award-winning safari guide Michael Lorentz of the Conservation Travel Initiative has joined the nonprofit conservation organization African Parks to offer one-off expeditions and limited offerings for conservation travelers.

Beginning in mid-2018, Lorentz and African Parks will offer expeditions to key emerging destinations in African Parks' conservation portfolio, namely Zakouma National Park (Chad), Bangweulu Wetlands (Zambia), Liuwa Plain National Park (Zambia), Odzala-Kokoua National Park (Republic of the Congo) and Akagera National Park (Rwanda).

These expeditions will serve to highlight the contemporary conservation work of African Parks and attract individuals with a strong interest in supporting and funding conservation of African wildlife and communities. This more intentional travel enables travelers to go well beyond the typical tourism experience to connect more deeply with the cultures, wildlife and wilderness across Africa.

By participating in these private expeditions, travelers will not only experience unique wildlife encounters and have access to otherwise inaccessible destinations, they will also join a community of global conservation contributors highly valued for the benefits they can bring to the crucial work of African Parks.

For more information about Conservation Travel Initiative's bespoke expeditions, or to learn more about African Parks, please visit: https://www.africanparks.org/conservation-travel-partners.



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