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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 £4,530 excluding flights

Quebec self drive holiday, Canada

A fabulous itinerary which combines cosmopolitan cities with the great outdoors and sublime scenery. Montreal and Québec City are great foodie destinations. Here you’ll find an outstanding assortment of classic French cuisine, hearty Quebecois fare and countless ethnic restaurants from 80-odd nationalities: from the comforts of poutine and tourtière to the richness of foie gras, weekend brunch, and sweet maple treats. The Saguaney Fjord has the very rare feature of being inland. It is also where some of Quebec’s most beautiful villages are found. Boating, kayaking, hiking, cruises, horseback riding, biking all present as way to discover the area. The fjord is so deep, it attracts ...Read more >
From £2,050 excluding flights

Nova Scotia holiday, self drive

Get off the beaten track on this exploration of Atlantic Canada, with its combination of beautiful scenery, fabulously fresh seafood and wine, interesting wildlife, and extremely friendly locals. Expect uncrowded beaches, pretty lighthouses and pristine national parks. The trip introduces authentic activities and exclusive adventures that you won’t find anywhere else. Dine on the ocean floor, try glamping under the stars whilst listening to traditional music, or learn from locals on a guided hike or paddle. Even better, Nova Scotia is just a 6 hour flight from the UK. Accommodations can be tailored to individual budgets: everything we offer is tailor made, and this itinerary is a sample ...Read more >
From £3,620 excluding flights

Namibia self drive holiday, big cat conservation

Namibia: a land of vast, open spaces, sweeping deserts, wild coastline, tall dark-sand dunes as high as skyscrapers, and diverse wildlife: all of which can be reached on this two week self drive itinerary. Because of the mainly-gravel roads, we recommend a 4x4 vehicle to give traction and height which affords views across the expansive landscapes. This is not a mass tourism destination: roads are empty, lodges are small and distances to drive will range from 4 – 6 hours, but the rewards are great: the lack of light pollution makes star gazing immensely rewarding; seeing the sunrise over the towering sand dunes at Sossusvlei is a photographer’s dream; kayak alongside frolicking seals and ...Read more >
From £2,500 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 £4,350 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. See some of earth’s most spectacular landscapes: experience sunrise over the magnificent sand dunes at Sossusvlei, kayak or take a catamaran trip alongside frolicking dolphins and seals, and track desert adapted elephant in Damaraland. A highlight included in this trip is a visit to the Africat Foundation, where you will hear about the conservation efforts being made to preserve wildlife. There is an opportunity to extend your stay here to witness carnivores and other endangered species such as ...Read more >
From £3,585 excluding flights

British Columbia and Alberta self drive holiday

Explore British Columbia and Alberta on this fabulous self drive trip, which includes the vibrant and foodie city of Vancouver, the scenic countryside and superb vineyards of the Okanangan Valley, and spectacular mountain scenery of the Rockies. We include some suggestions for exploring the wilderness and seeing some of the native wildlife. Accommodations can be tailored to individual budgets: everything we offer is tailor made, and this itinerary is a sample to provide an idea of what is possible … we can amend it in terms of routing, duration, and direction … please contact us so that we can tailor the perfect holiday for you. • Take a Whale Watching trip off Vancouver • Cycle ...Read more >
From £3,225 excluding flights

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

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 £3,950 excluding flights

South Africa & Mauritius holiday

This cracking 18 day tailor made holiday takes in the very best of South Africa & Mauritius with plenty of time spent in a variety of destinations ensuring you get a real feel for the places that you’re visiting rather than just zipping from one to the next. Where else to start other than Cape Town for the South African leg of this tour with five days in the city by the coast before you pick up your rental car and head off for a couple of nights amongst the cellar doors and fine dining restaurants of Franschhoek, just an hour’s drive from Cape Town. Swapping self-drive for domestic flight you’ll travel to Nelspruit for three nights in a safari lodge where the wildlife-filled plains and ...Read more >
From £4,250 including UK 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

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 £3,200 excluding flights

Kenya & Tanzania safari holidays

Showcasing a panoramic north-south selection of Kenya’s most famous national parks in Kenya and crossing into Tanzania’s mighty Serengeti and thereafter descending into the ‘Eighth Wonder of the World’, the sensational Ngorongoro Crater. Leaving the crater behind proceed to conclude in Tarangire National Park. Uniquely varied, this essential travel itinerary also includes stays in both traditional tented safari lodges and luxury tented camps. End your tour with a game drive in the lovely evergreen Lake Manyara Park.Read more >
From £5,030 excluding flights

Tanzania luxury safari and beach holiday

Ideal as a honeymoon or special occasion trip, this itinerary puts true wilderness in perspective. Combined with an idyllic remote island beach, this is a trip for making memories. Ruaha is the largest National Park in Tanzania – nearly 50% bigger than the Serengeti, yet with a tenth of the number of visitors. The trip brings critical tourist incomes to a little visited park – but also affords a properly wild experience. Amongst its lonely plains, sweeping sand rivers and swathes of woodland, elephants occur in large herds. There are an abundance of predators: lions, leopard, hunting dog, hyena. And great crocodiles in the Ruaha river, the Park’s lifeblood. It’s also fantastic walking ...Read more >
From £7,160 including domestic flights only

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 £1,750 excluding flights

Ontario self drive holiday in Canada

Experience nature in all its finest glory on this trip which can be as energetic or relaxed as you like. The trip combines the cosmopolitan city of Toronto, with live sports, fine cuisine and vibrant waterfront with the pristine wilderness and magnificent landscapes of the Blue Mountains, Killarney and Algonquin Provincial Parks. The route includes the magnificent Niagara Falls, the winelands, and a unique opportunity to interact with First Nations people on Manitoulin Island. Accommodations can be tailored to individual budgets: everything we offer is tailor made, and this itinerary is a sample to provide an idea of what is possible … please contact us so that we can tailor the perfect ...Read more >
From £4,600 excluding 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

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

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