About Africa Inscribed

Africa Inscribed is run by individuals who between them boast 60 years of hands on experience in the tourism industry.

What makes Africa Inscribed unique is the fact that these passionate individuals strengths are all in different aspects of the industry which makes Africa Inscribed the only operator to entrust your dream of Africa.

Gavin Ford needs no introduction and after 28 years in the industry, has earned the reputation as one of the most well respected safari guides in Africa. He shared the 2002 Conde Naste “Best Guide” award and regularly features as one of Africa’s top guides in international travel magazines. In 2006, he was a finalist in the Paul Morrison Wanderlust Guide of the Year competition as well. He was “highly commended”. Gavin is a wealth of information and his passion for Africa, its diverse fauna and flora, people and places is contagious. Gavin’s photographic skills enhance his clients experience and most visitors who come into contact with his sensitive nature, leave Africa already planning their return.

Dylan Harriss is another force to be reckoned with. His savvy in the industry is unquestionable and together with 17 years of diverse experience in the hospitality and Tourism industry and his endless product knowledge he can only enrich your African journey. Dylan’s love for people and all things African, as well as his keen business sense guarantees Africa Inscribed guests leave Africa after having enjoyed a World class experience.

Both Dylan and Gavin’s input into your itinerary and travel arrangements are essential to the personal planning of the most rewarding holiday of your life. With our unique itinerary planning and management, you will experience the art of seamless and stress free travel. This is accomplished by the owner run, hands on business that is Africa Inscribed.

Terms and Conditions

Itinerary Terms and Conditions


In order to confirm and secure the booking, payments must be made as follows:

  1. A non-refundable deposit at the time of booking;
  2. Final payment due 60 days prior to travelling;
  3. All payments must be made by electronic funds transfer or a telegraphic transfer (SWIFT).  All payments must be free of any bank charges.


The cancellation fees applicable are as follows:

  • More than 60 days before departure: 100% of deposit is non-refundable;

  • Between 45 and 59 days before departure: 75% of the total trip cost in non-refundable;

  • Less than 45 days before departure: 100% of the trip cost is non-refundable.

All relevant booking terms and conditions of Africa Inscribed and/or any other booked services will apply to your travel arrangements. These can be viewed at: http://www.africainscribed.travel/explore/terms-and-conditions/ or you can request them to be emailed to you.

Africa Inscribed Terms and Conditions


All relevant booking terms and conditions of Africa Inscribed and/or any other booked services will apply to your travel arrangements. These can be viewed at http://www.africainscribed.travel/pdf/AI-StandardTermsConditions-0115.pdf or you can request them to be emailed to you.

You must cover yourselves, prior to confirming the booking with comprehensive travel, medical, cancellation, curtailment and default insurance for the duration of your trip. Due to the remote and wild areas through which you may travel, it is vital that all guests are covered for emergencies and other unforeseen circumstances. We will not be held responsible for guests traveling without insurance.

The relevant cancellation policy applies should you fail to join or start your safari for any reason, including airline delays or missed connections. Please ensure you have adequate travel insurance for this purpose. You become liable for cancellation penalties immediately on confirmation of your booking services.

The above itinerary includes camps/lodges that are situated in Malaria areas. Please consult your doctor or pharmacist, and establish what precautions will be required for this fever.

Luggage is restricted to 20kgs per person in South Africa, Namibia and Botswana and 15kgs per person in Zimbabwe, Zambia, Tanzania and Kenya for air transfers. Should you be privately chartering an aircraft we will advise you on the maximum weight allowance.

A soft bag must be used. No hard suitcases will be accepted.

If these above limits are exceeded, the excess luggage can be held (or forwarded to the point of exit) for your flight out at the end of your safari. Kindly note that any additional costs incurred will be on your account. Please advise us before you travel if you are likely to have excess luggage, and we will make the necessary arrangements.

Passports must be valid (usually for at least 6 months after date of travel) and have at least 4 blank visa pages (not endorsement pages).

All visa requirements must be fulfilled and these are your responsibility. If you have any queries about obtaining visas please contact us.

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