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Good News for African Wildlife

Much of the uplifting wildlife news of 2019 wouldn't have been possible without the support of travelers. Here are six positive stories that show a way forward.

Video: Zambezi River Wildlife

Our writer took video on sensational game drives in Mosi-oa-Tunya National Park, the Zambezi National Park and on sundowner cruises on the Zambezi River.

Video: Wildlife in Namibia

The magnificent bleak beauty of Namibia draws a small but increasing number of well-traveled visitors. New luxury lodges and amazing wildlife are other draws.

Saving the Elephants: 10K Run/Walk Supports a Great Cause

The Zambezi Elephant Fund is the sole beneficiary of the Saving the Elephants 10K Run/Walk in New York's Central Park on November 17, 2018.

6 Memorable Encounters With Elephants

In celebration of World Elephant Day, we gathered our favorite elephant memories from staff trips, where we interacted with these majestic creatures.

Introducing Maktao: the Baby Elephant We're Fostering

Andrew Harper is dedicated to the conservation of animals worldwide. Through the David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust, we are fostering a baby elephant named Maktao.

8 Elephant Hotels: Stay and Play With the Pachyderms

Eight Harper-recommended properties where guests can interact with, learn about and observe elephants in their natural habitats.

An Afternoon With Baby Elephants at the David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust

Our writer and his wife visit the David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust, where they play with the elephants saved by the Orphan's Project.

Photo Tour: Best of Namibia

Andrew Harper shares travel photos and favorite trip experiences from a recent trip to Namibia's Skeleton Coast, featured in the December 2015 Hideaway Report.

Readers' Choice 2015: Top 20 Safari Lodges and Camps

In past surveys, African properties have dominated this list, but this year's top honors go to the Four Seasons Tented Camp Golden Triangle in Thailand.

Holiday Gift Ideas | Foster an Elephant

A favorite holiday gift idea of ours is the fostering of the majestic young elephant orphans at the David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust.

We Are Going Grey for World Elephant Day

Here at Andrew Harper we are going grey ... for World Elephant Day! As a show of support for elephant conservation and our recent partnership with The Bodhi Tree Foundation, we are joining forces with travel industry professionals and customers alike to celebrate World Elephant Day on August 12.

"Save the Elephants" Safari Itinerary

This unforgettable adventure begins when you arrive at The Elephant Camp, a refuge for rescued elephants in view of Zimbabwe’s Victoria Falls, where you will spend two nights in your tented suite overlooking Batoka Gorge.

Orphaned Elephants and an 80th Birthday Wish: A Conversation with Dame Daphne Sheldrick

Today marks the 80th birthday of Dame Daphne Sheldrick, the remarkable conservationist behind The David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust in Kenya.

Jasiri The Elephant

The Andrew Harper Travel Office is fostering an orphaned elephant, Jasiri, whose name means "brave" in Kiswahili.

African Wildlife Slideshow

View some of Andrew's most stunning wildlife photos from his trip to Tanzania & Kenya.

Last Word: This Time, It’s Serious

I have been traveling to Africa for 30 years, and throughout that time, people have lamented the decline of the continent’s wildlife.