From modern vibrant Dakar you will be transferred to tranquil historic Saint Louis, an island city situated in the mouth of the River Senegal. Saint Louis is the former capital of French West Africa. Colonial architecture mixes with Muslim and Christian tradition: ocre, orange and maroon coloured buildings more commonly seen in the south of France decorate the lazy streets of Saint Louis, which in turn give way to the vibrancy and bustle of the fishing community on the Langue de Barberie, a long sand dune which shelters Saint Louis from the sea.
From Saint Louis you will join the cruise to take you up river for 6 days. En route you will pass through the world’s third most important ... Read more >
Geographically, culturally and historically Iran marks the crossroads between Arabia, Central Asia and South Asia.
For the modern adventure traveller few destinations can match Iran for sheer fascination: Persian culture and archaeology, Islamic architecture, preserved splendours from a rich and complex history.
Iran's isolation in modern times has added to its intrigue and mystery. Come and explore Persian treasures as Iran opens its heart to the world.
Not that Iran's heart was ever closed to the traveler. Since Persian times, it has been famous for its hospitality, and modern travellers willing to get behind the veil of international politics have found a country that is open, ... Read more >
Cameroon is a country that gives you an introduction to Africa in one all-encompassing experience, stretching as it does from the mountainous forest-fringed southern coastline to the highlands in the west, the savannah plains in the centre and the semi-desert “sahel” of the north. With such diverse landscapes and environments Cameroon also has a wide variety of unique and diverse cultures and wildlife.
This remarkable two week Cameroon holiday gives you a taste of the coastal mountains, the equatorial forest and the region’s wildlife and conservation issues at the beginning and the end of your trip from the lovely town of Limbe which bookends your journey to the Bamenda Highlands and the ... Read more >
Mali is culturally and geographically two regions, the North and the South, Saharan Africa meeting sub-Saharan Africa, the Sahel.
These two regions have historically met, traded and greeted across their meeting point at Timbuktu and the River Niger.
The North is home to the Tuareg (more correctly called the Tamashek), Songai, Arab and Fulani people. The South home to the Bambara, Fulani, Dogon, Bozo and Mande peoples. All these cultures have one thing in common - the Niger.
So the river Niger gives you not only the most beautiful, relaxing, cooling and colourful way of journeying across this magnificent country but also offers up its history, cultures and music amidst the one of ... Read more >
This is a 10 -16 day trip. Longer trips can begin in the fishing town of Limbe.. With Mount Cameroon towering behind and surrounded by forest and beaches, Limbe is one of the most beautiful and pleasant towns in west Africa and home to Cameroon’s premier primate conservation project., the Limbe Wildlife Centre. Here we will be given an in-depth introduction to the issues facing conservation in this part of the world and meet up with the gorilla, chimpanzee and many other primate groups indigenous to the region.
We then set off on a 3 day journey to the south of the country. Our destination is the Dzangha Sanga Reserve just across the border in the Central African Republic. Dzanga Sangha ... Read more >
Join us for quite simply your adventure of a lifetime - a journey across the greatest desert on earth to the Timbuktu of your own dreams. You can do it yourself or join one of our groups. We have a range of itineraries to offer and our network of guides, drivers, operators and contacts across North and West Africa, built up over a decade of operation, will see you safely through and advise you all the way.
From Morocco: pass through the Berber northern Rif mountains, visit the great citadels of Marrakech, Meknes and Fez, cross the high and middle Atlas mountains to the great desert beyond. Cross the desert by camel towards the refreshing Atlantic coast and drop south through Western Sahara ... Read more >