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Zimbabwe safari holiday, tailor made

This exciting eight day safari provides access to some of Zimbabwe’s wildlife abundant national parks and protected private concessions. Diversity and variety is certainly the spice of life and this tailor made tour provides plenty of both. From elephants and leopards in Hwange National Park to lions and hyenas around Lake Kariba, Zimbabwe features a wealth of indigenous wildlife, as well as flocks of migratory and native species of birds. Luxury safari camps provide comfortable accommodation as well as ample opportunities to continue to keep an eye out for animals with settings in Mana Pools National Park, overlooking the Zambezi River, allowing guests to dine, stargaze and even take a ...Read more >
From £3,530 excluding flights

Namibia self drive holiday, big cat conservation

This two week Namibia self drive holiday itinerary has been carefully crafted to take you on one of the most eclectic, exquisite and exciting journeys this stunning country can offer. Such as game drives in Etosha National Park, world renowned for its thriving populations of lion, cheetahs, leopard, as well as elephant, giraffe and rhinoceros. Most of these can be seen at the park’s unique Etosha Pan, a salt-crusted, dry lakebed with wildlife packed waterholes. Other natural wonders to be seen on this holiday include a visit to a big cat conservation reserve, dedicated to the management and rehabilitation of leopard and cheetah and where you can get involved in some leopard tracking. From ...Read more >
From £2,000 excluding flights

Zimbabwe tailor made holiday

Zimbabwe is a country of incredible beauty and wildlife, with a wide range of activities to suit every palate, from game drives to canoeing safaris, to adventurous activities such as bungee jumping and microlight flights. Not to mention the fact that the country’s guides are reputedly some of the best on the continent. This Zimbabwe tailor made holiday will take you around the country’s main highlights. You’ll visit the mighty Victoria Falls, go on safari in Hwange National Park and explore Lake Kariba, where you can view wildlife from a 4WD, boat or on foot with an armed guide. The country’s turbulent recent history has put off many visitors, but positive changes have taken place and ...Read more >
From £3,350 excluding flights

Malawi self drive holiday

Take ten days out to embark on a self drive tour of Malawi and you’ll instantly be greeted by local people who are simply happy to meet you, assist you and find out more about your travels. Best advice is to travel with a guide however, arming yourself with maps and route information is an ideal way to get around if you prefer organic encounters and the freedom of independence. The suggested ten day itinerary below also encourages travellers to explore Malawi in their own time. There really is an exciting and fertile land to discover with lush green valleys and vast lakes morphing into the foothills of magnificent mountains. From sprawling tea estates and grand colonial properties to ...Read more >
From £3,150 excluding flights

Selous safari and beach holiday in Tanzania

This 12 day tailor made safari and beach holiday takes place in one of Africa's largest national parks, Selous, where travellers will be invited to spend six days watching wildlife and generally making the most of rustic thatched roof accommodation set along the banks of the River Rufiji. Your stone floored en-suite home is one of fourteen similar private quarters that make up a well-facilitated safari camp which comes complete with dining area, bar, lounge, library and swimming pool, in the shade. This is the perfect base from where to conduct the safari section of this 12 day holiday in Tanzania prior to flying by light aircraft and travelling by boat to a private island from where to ...Read more >
From £2,850 including domestic flights only

Northern Ethiopia, tailor made holiday

Discover the cultural and historic delights of northern Ethiopia on this ten day tailor made holiday that takes you from Addis Ababa and into the realm of one of East Africa’s favourite settings. With a history that dates back to the Queen of Sheba, this area of northern Ethiopia is filled with a remarkable amount of heritage sites and historical places of interest with several fascinating annual festivals ensuring travellers are left in no uncertain terms as to the rhythm and religion of Africa. Aside from the cultural heritage sites, exploring northern Ethiopia on a tailor made holiday will also include interaction with local people as well as the chance to experience the region’s ...Read more >
From £4,265 excluding flights

Southern Ethiopia, tailor made holiday

This 10 day tailor made holiday is a privileged opportunity to spend time with some of the numerous tribes that live in Southern Ethiopia. You will have a private guide throughout, who will help you understand and interact with the many fascinating people you meet, from the Mursi people of the Lower Omo Valley, to the Karo people who practice face and body painting. You will also have the chance to visit caves and sacred sites, hike and horse ride, see where coffee is grown, enjoy the birdlife of Lake Awassa and shop in Addis Ababa’s huge market. This is a unique exploration of a fascinating and fragile world.Read more >
From £3,750 excluding flights

Malawi tailor made holidays

Take time out on this tailor made two week holiday in Malawi and Zambia as you get to experience wildlife watching followed by a well-deserved break by the beach. The Luangwa Valley in South Luangwa National Park has become an ideal environment for animals in south-central Africa with rivers, lagoons and hillsides creating one of Zambia’s premier destinations for watching wildlife. Big game, such as elephants, hippos, lions and buffaloes are prevalent and a nocturnal safari will reveal wide eyed bush babies, crocs, mongoose and aardvarks. The scenery is simply sublime with luscious green valleys clouded with glass-clear lakes to provide no end of reflective photo opportunities alongside ...Read more >
From £3,375 excluding flights

Kenya national parks safari, tailor made

One of the most popular safaris in Kenya, where lodges are stylish, guides are knowledgeable and scenery extraordinary. From gerenuk browsing vertically in the Samburu, to the resident hippos of the Mara River, this is an exhilarating safari. A rugged landscape with a backdrop of jagged mountains and its own indigenous animals, unique to the region awaits you in Samburu. The landscape, wildlife and vegetation are very different to the lush, rolling grasslands of other national parks. Here you will find thorn-bush, open plains and vast horizons, where one may taste the romance of this desert terrain. Visit Treetops in the Aberdares, Kenya’s original tree house built on stilts and famous ...Read more >
From £1,730 excluding flights

Kwa-Zulu Natal tailor made tour, South Africa

South Africa's Kwa Zulu Natal region contains two World Heritage Sites, the fascinating Zulu Battlefields and beautiful coastline as well as some lesser known game reserves for safaris. The area is rich in culture, history and scenery, making an ideal destination to explore with a local guide. Your exploration of the Drakensberg Mountains combines superb hiking in places like the Didima Valley with a chance to cool off in mountain pools and also discover some of the many sites featuring prehistoric San rock art. Moving on to the Battlefields area at the heart of Zululand, visit famous conflict sites at Isandlwana and Rorke's Drift with local guides who will add not only historical context ...Read more >
From £3,400 including UK flights

Wheelchair accessible South Africa self drive holiday

The wonders of South Africa are too many to name, but you’ll have the freedom to take in many of them with this wheelchair accessible self-drive holiday. Your accommodation and car hire are taken care of, leaving you free to make your way between destinations choosing your own route and pace. Spend a day exploring the key attractions of Cape Town, perhaps taking the cable car to the summit of iconic Table Mountain, or learning the history of Robben Island, where Nelson Mandela was imprisoned for 18 years. Drive to a sedate corner of the beautiful Franschhoek Valley in South Africa’s Winelands region, where you’ll have ample opportunity to tempt your palate on both wine and local, organic ...Read more >
From £2,300 including UK flights

Rwanda highlights, tailor made tour

Spend nine days discovering the highlights of Rwanda, from beautiful Lake Kivu to gorilla trekking in the mountains, on this tailor made tour. Spend some time in the capital Kigali, where a guided tour will reveal Rwanda’s colonial past and its recent traumatic history, with a visit to the genocide memorial site at Gisozi, just outside the city, an emotional highlight. You’ll also explore the dense rainforest of Nyungwe Forest National Park with a local guide, home to abundant wildlife, birds and giant plants, and then move on to Virungas National Park where you can choose to take one or two treks to see the mountain gorillas that live here. The tour ends with time relaxing on the shores of ...Read more >
From £3,225 excluding flights

Wheelchair accessible gorilla tracking in Rwanda

Don’t make the mistake of thinking that if you require a wheelchair at all times, or you are affected by mobility issues, that you cannot reach the mountain gorillas of Rwanda. This wheelchair accessible holiday to Rwanda ensures that you can admire these incredible, gentle creatures in their natural habitat as well as exploring many other parts of a truly fascinating African country. Reaching the gorillas in Volcanoes National Park involves traversing mountainous landscape thick with vegetation, but if you are not able to trek yourself, porters are available to carry you in a throne chair, and also to carry your own wheelchair, out to wherever the gorillas are currently located. Keep in ...Read more >
From £1,250 excluding flights

Namibia small group guided holiday and safari

This wonderful two week Namibia small group guided holiday and safari takes you deep into Etosha National Park where big cats, elephants, rhinos and giraffe can all be viewed from a safe distance. Optional activities on this Namibia small group guided holiday and safari come thick and fast with everything from cultural Himba tribe visits and optional scenic flights to optional quad bike excursions, over the sand dunes, ensuring you’ll never be stuck for fun things to do. One of the ultimate highlights of this Namibia small group guided holiday and safari is tracking leopards within a rehabilitation centre and undertaking a cruise ride in search of dolphins and seals. Accommodation for ...Read more >
From £3,110 excluding flights

Zimbabwe & Zambia holiday

Our Zimbabwe and Zambia holiday is a tailor made trip following an itinerary that has been crafted to give you a truly outdoor and outstanding experience of both these countries. With the help of domestic flights you can cover some gorgeous ground in ten days, and yet have several days in each location to feel truly immersed in it all. We organise this tailor made trip for departures between mid June and the end of October when conditions are perfect to enjoy the national parks en route. These include Zimbabwe’s Mana Pools which you visit after Victoria Falls, both being on the Zambezi. Mana Pools feels gloriously remote, and your accommodation here at an exclusive river camp is second to ...Read more >
From £4,345 excluding flights

Zambia safari in Luangwa with Victoria Falls

Combine the majestic Victoria Falls with Zambia’s top safari destinations around the Luangwa River valley. Considered by some to be Africa's finest wildlife sanctuary in Africa, the South Luangwa National Park offers a memorable wilderness experience where days begin with breakfast cooked on an open camp fire before game drives in search of elephants and Thornicroft Giraffe. You'll also stay at Nsefu, Zambia's historic first game camp. The verandahs of your luxurious rondavel accommodation overlook a sweeping bend of the Luangwa River, with a chance to mix walks through ebony groves with a trip to nearby saltpans that are a wildlife magnet. Moving to Livingstone, combine the ...Read more >
From £4,820 excluding flights

Kenya safari with a beach stay

Starting in Nairobi and ending on the shores of the delightful Indian Ocean, this is a comprehensive safari that visits four extremely diverse wilderness areas. You begin your journey after a night in Nairobi discovering one of the most famous safari destinations, the Masai Mara situated in South West Kenya renowned for being home to over a million wildebeest, zebra and antelope between July and October, when the migration of huge herds make a dash across the rivers. Lion, leopard, hyena and cheetah are abundant … this is the area of the Big 5 safari. Travel across the ‘breadbasket’ of Kenya where acres of wheat and barley grow towards the Rift Valley lakes and Nakuru Park, home to black ...Read more >
From £1,680 excluding flights

Privately guided Namibia holiday

This privately guided Namibia holiday is tailor made trip, using the 12 day itinerary below as a starting point for an incredible adventure around this country’s eclectic and exquisite landscapes. Wildife watching opportunities include seeing the Big Five at Etosha National Park, as well as the desert adapted wildlife in the Namib, such as desert elephants and rhinos. We also celebrate Namibia’s cultural heritage, taking you to locations where you can learn about the ancient traditions of the San people or visiting traditional fishing villages along the coast around Walvis Bay. This area is also perfect for marine wildlife watching with dolphins, porpoises and even whales visiting these ...Read more >
From £4,395 excluding flights

Namibia fly in safari

This wonderful week in Namibia is all about experiencing the giant dunes, rugged landscapes and wildlife abundant national parks from above. Alongside light aircraft transfer flights you’ll also be invited to undertake guided game drives in Sossusvlei, Damaraland and Etosha National Park which will no doubt add to the unique aerial perspective. Although you’ll only be in Namibia for a week there’s still plenty of time to really get to grips with the country’s stunning landscapes and natural inhabitants. Small luxury safari camps in private concessions immediately place you in authentic Africa, whilst air transfers help you to see more of the country both from on high and down on the ...Read more >
From £4,175 excluding flights

3 day Rwanda gorilla safari

A three day Rwanda holiday that includes not only one full day on a gorilla safari, one of the world’s most sought after wildlife watching experiences, but also a guided tour around the country’s historic capital, Kigali, a city that has been the centre of clan led kingdoms for generations and then colonial powers after that. The horrors of the 1994 genocide are commemorated at Gisozi, a memorial site on the outskirts of the city, which you will visit. From the turbulent past to the tranquillity of the hills, where the Volcanoes National Park boasts not only an extraordinary landscape of nine volcanoes, six of which are active, but also habitats for the world famous mountain gorilla. ...Read more >
From £1,250 excluding flights