Build up Namibian communities and preserve their surrounding wildlife with Enkosini Eco Experience. Volunteers help make protective structures for local farmers’ water supply, and create separate watering points for the elephants. The trip ends with volunteers taking part in a camping excursion in the Namibian Desert, sleeping under the stars, and observing the majestic desert elephants.
Trip Tip: This tour is truly off the beaten path, so emergency evacuation insurance is mandatory.
Luxury Level: Participants stay on rustic campgrounds, cook their own meals, and sleep on bedrolls.
Key Voluntourism; Wildlife and Environmental Conservation: Enkosini Eco Experience; 206/604-2664; enkosini.com; two-week trips from $1,395 per person; year-round.