Travcoa Announces New Luxury Safari with Elephant Orphanage Visit

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Luxury safari operator Travcoa has added a 2011 luxury safari in Kenya and Tanzania that includes a private visit to the David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust Elephant and Rhino Nursery for interaction with young orphan elephants and their keepers. Travelers will also receive a one-year fostering of their own orphan elephant.

Luxury safari operator Travcoa announced a new, 15-day, small-group luxury Safari to Kenya and Tanzania featuring a memorable elephant encounter at the David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust, a sanctuary for endangered elephants and rhinos. Travcoa guests on the 2011 Grand Safari with Kenya & Tanzania itinerary will have a private visit to the Elephant and Rhino Nursery at the Trust’s compound near Nairobi, Kenya in order to interact with the youngest orphaned elephants and their family of keepers.

In addition to the Nursery visit, each traveler on the Travcoa luxury safari will receive a one-year elephant sponsorship of their own, compliments of Travcoa, complete with a monthly progress report and current photographs from the Trust. Travcoa’s staff recently fostered an orphaned infant elephant named Shukuru, whose story and photographs can be found on Travcoa’s website at

Travcoa’s Grand Safari with Kenya & Tanzania is a classic luxury safari featuring the region’s renowned wildlife reserves along with many of the top lodges and luxury safari camps in East Africa. Accommodations include Governor’s Il Moran Camp in Kenya’s Masai Mara Game Reserve, Tortilis Camp in Amboseli National Park as well as The Manor at Ngorongoro Crater and the Serengeti Migration Camp in Tanzania. Also included in the 2011 luxury safari are a sunrise hot air balloon ride and an elaborate picnic lunch set deep within spectacular Ngorongoro Crater.

Travcoa’s small-group luxury safaris are limited to 18 guests and are led by an experienced Travcoa Travel Director along with select safari guides. Departures are scheduled in June, August, September and October, 2011 when climate and game viewing are ideal. Prices for the all-inclusive Grand Safari with Kenya & Tanzania begin at $10,990. A full day-to-day itinerary of the Travcoa luxury safari can be found at or by calling Travcoa at 800-992-2003.

A live, online slide presentation about luxury safaris by a Travcoa Travel Director is scheduled for Wednesday, November 24 at 5:00pm Pacific, 8:00pm Eastern. Travelers can register at

For more information about Travcoa, the 2011 Grand Safari with Kenya & Tanzania itinerary or the work of The David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust and to learn about sponsoring a young, orphaned elephant and rhino in need, visit

About Travcoa
Travcoa has been leading luxury safaris and in-depth explorations of the world’s most interesting destinations since 1954, and offers three types of travel experiences around the globe: small-group “Escorted Journeys” with comprehensive itineraries and guided by professional Travel Directors; “Private Journeys” for independent travelers who prefer an exclusive traveling party and departure date; and “Expeditions” to remote destinations and events around the world using specially configured Boeing 757s, expedition cruise ships or classic airliners. For more information and brochure orders visit or call (800) 992-2005.

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