Elevate Destinations

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Kruger and Chobe adventure

Written on: June 28, 2016   |   I visited in December 2015 My partner and I had the dream of visiting the African wilderness for many years before we decided to travel to South Africa and Zambia this winter. We are quite adventurous and like to figure out things by ourselves, so we never arrange our trips through travel agents. However, given the complexity of traveling in this part of the world, we were totally in the darkness until I spoke with Dominique.

Dominique is extremely enthusiastic and encouraging. She listened carefully, understood our style and designed the appropriate trip for us. She is extremely knowledgeable about the different cultures in Africa as well as about knowing all the options of where to see the most unspoiled wildlife. Additionally, she was extremely patient and never pushed us in any direction until we found the perfect trip for us.

Our trip exceeded above and beyond our expectations. The lodging and food were exceptional but not over the top. The guides were extremely knowledgeable and eager to share their experience. We saw abundant wildlife and learned a lot about it.

It was a truly life changing experience. I will never make another trip to Africa without talking to Dominique first. Everyone should do the same!
Meet and greet team
5 Stars
Quality of vehicles
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Responsiveness of staff
5 Stars
Knowledge of guide
5 Stars
Quality of itinerary
5 Stars
Overall rating
5 Stars
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(5/5 stars) Written on   |   Visited: Apr 2016.
I learned about Elevate Destinations while poking around the internet for service trips that would be appropriate for my two children, ages 12 and 8, and myself. I was skeptical about the possibility of finding something that could meet our desires to connect with and volunteer in a community in another part of the world, encounter wildlife, especially threatened ... read more

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(5/5 stars) Written on   |   Visited: Jun 2014.
My daughter graduated from college this year and I thought we should do something grand before she started her first job and would be limited with her vacation time. I started researching companies that build in volunteer activities into family vacations and found Elevate. Dominique Callimanopulos worked patiently with me as I had a lot of questions and did feel n... read more

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(5/5 stars) Written on   |   Visited: Aug 2014.
I had never been to Africa before last summer. My family and I decided to go last minute and enlisted the help of Elevate Destinations. I was nervous about going and worried we would get subpar accommodations due to our late booking. How wrong I was. To put it simply, it was the trip of a lifetime. From landing in Tanzania, traveling through four parks and endless ... read more

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Elevate Destinations

- We offer private/custom safaris
- We offer group tours/safaris
- Our main focus is: Luxury safaris
- We book pre/post-safari attractions
Since: Nov 2014

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