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Nova Scotia self drive holiday

Take this 16-day road trip around Nova Scotia’s long, wild coastline, and get a true taste of Atlantic Canada. This quiet area needs a car to appreciate in full – dodge the tour buses and instead go at your own pace between the sandy beaches, charming towns and windswept marshland and forest. The driving here is great. Canada’s second smallest province is nearly all peninsula. It has a massive coastline, where stretches like the Lighthouse Route feature photogenic lighthouses jutting out of wild scenery. Driving the Cabot Trail along Cape Breton Highlands National Park has you teetering between sea and forest. Passing through little historic settlements you’ll spot ramshackle jetties, ...Read more >
From £3,920 excluding flights

Quebec self drive holiday, Canada

This road trip sandwiches the natural wonders of Quebec between two major cultural cities. Starting in Quebec City, you’ll follow the path of the Saint Lawrence River and the Saguenay River, through Saguenay Fjord National Park, to some of the region’s prettiest areas, before heading back west to Montreal. There’s not a great deal of distance between Quebec City and Montreal – they are just 260km apart by road. But stray away from the Trans-Canada highway, and instead follow the roads along the rivers and fjords, and you’ll find you’ll want to while away the days in this region. This trip takes you past waterfalls, fjords and rivers and tiny towns – it’s the perfect setting for a holiday ...Read more >
From £3,250 excluding flights

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 £5,295 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 £4,180 excluding flights

Short Kenya safari, Masai Mara and Nakuru

A short but highly rewarding safari, visiting 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 and white rhinos and the endangered Rothschild giraffe, together with abundance of flamingos and other waterfowl that frequent the lake. Finally end your adventure with a ...Read more >
From £1,175 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 £4,695 excluding flights

Malawi luxury holiday

This Malawi luxury holiday is a tailor made trip, whereby we create the perfect itinerary for you to enjoy some of the country’s most spectacular natural heritage sites. The best time to travel to Malawi is from end of April through to November and we recommend the itinerary below as a starting point for your adventures around this stunning country. After some time to relax after your journey at a boutique hotel in Lilongwe, your driver guide takes you to the first of several wildlife watching havens, Majete Wildlife Reserve. Here you stay in an exquisite wilderness lodge, go for walking safaris and learn about the great conservation efforts going on here since the early 21st century, ...Read more >
From £4,275 excluding flights

Tanzania highlights holiday

If you’re short on time but hungry for highlights then this affordable week in Tanzania allows you to really hit the ground running. Starting out in the shadow of Mount Meru you’ll be whisked off to a safari lodge in Serengeti National Park where optional activities, such as guided nature walks, allow you to ease into Africa in the most comfortable way possible. A full day spent looking for big game on foot and by safari vehicle immerses you in the wilds of East Africa. Cheetahs, gazelles, zebras, giraffes and hippos might all be seen as well as lions which have been fitted with radio transmitters so park rangers can track their movements. An unforgettable two days in Ngorongoro Crater ...Read more >
From £2,885 including domestic flights only

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

Western Canada holiday, rail and Rockies

A great combination of self drive and a classic rail journey, this itinerary explores Vancouver Island, Whistler and Vancouver, before the fabulous two-day journey to Jasper at the top end of the Rockies. Pick up a second hire vehicle and explore the magnificent Icefields Parkway – arguably one of the most scenic drives in Canada. Explore the mountain towns of Jasper and Banff before flying home from Calgary. 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 ...Read more >
From £5,750 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 £5,395 excluding flights

Kwa Zulu Natal self drive holiday

This fabulously flexible fortnight in the Kwa Zulu Natal region of South Africa invites travellers to experience a self drive itinerary that features UNESCO sites, historic battlegrounds and some of South Africa’s lesser-known private game reserves and unadulterated Indian Ocean beaches. From two nights in the Drakensberg Mountains to three nights on the Kwa Zulu Natal coast in St Lucia, although this is a driving holiday you’ll still be offered ample excuses to relax and take it all in. Of course, as this is a tailor made tour you’re free to choose how much or how little free time you wish to add to the suggested itinerary below. Kwa Zulu Natal is an extraordinary region and abundant in ...Read more >
From £3,450 excluding flights

Namibia tours under canvas, small group safari

When it comes to Namibia tours, this one takes the cake. Spent 12 days on a safari circuit around the country’s best sights. The still, clear nights in Namibia are something to be celebrated. What better way than on a camping holiday? For the majority of this holiday, you’ll be staying in semi-permanent camps, with amazing star gazing found just beyond the tent canvas. There’ll be clear views of the Milky Way by night, and hopefully clear views of Namibia’s plains game by day. Your route is a loop that starts and ends in Windhoek. You’ll go north towards Etosha National Park for amazing game drives, then west to the Damaraland region to seek out the desert elephant. Even further west, ...Read more >
From £4,065 excluding flights

Western Canada family fly drive holiday

This route is a great option for a family looking for an action-packed adventure combined with wildlife discoveries in the diverse and stunning scenery of the Rocky Mountains and British Columbia. The itinerary includes the activity areas of Banff, Whistler, and Vancouver, as well as the more laid back Sun Peaks and Kewlona areas, which offer great summer temperatures and wine tasting for parents! There are some ideas for more quirky tours to take along the way, and some ‘don’t-miss’ food stops. 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 ...Read more >
From £3,750 excluding flights

Namibia and Botswana self drive holiday

This 3 week trip takes you through the vast and ever-changing scenery in Namibia, venturing off the beaten track into the Caprivi Strip, where carts are pulled along the roadside by donkeys, goats and cattle wander free, and women wash clothes at the riverfront whilst children fish or play. Take in the culture as you drive through: this is no museum nor village visit: it is life, carrying on without intrusion. Experience the vast openness and serenity of the Caprivi Strip’s National Parks: lions hunting for prey, eagles soaring above, awaiting their turn, and the call of hippos and hyenas at night a reminder that you are in the wilds of Africa. Visit Chobe National Park, renowned for ...Read more >
From £4,500 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 £6,235 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 £5,495 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 £4,695 excluding flights

Mobile walking safari in Zambia

This week-long mobile walking safari in Zambia is a truly authentic, exciting wildlife experience in the celebrated South Luangwa region of the country. Begin with a night in a small, permanent camp overlooking the Luangwa River, before driving north of South Luangwa National Park for five days of walking along the path of the Mupamadzi River, walking around 10km each day. The Mupamadzi is a tributary of the Luangwa River and is flanked by remote wilderness, featuring a mix of habitats and animals that rarely come across man. Walking allows an intimate experience of the bush, seeing everything from tiny ants right up to buffalo. You will be accompanied throughout by a game scout who is ...Read more >
From £5,590 excluding flights

Eastern Canada self drive holiday

New Brunswick is an off-the-beaten-track beauty of a destination, with majestic, brown-sugar beaches, culturally rich Acadian villages, quant coastal islands and vast tracks of forests brimming with wildlife. Combining Prince Edward Island with the Fundy Coastal drive, this dramatically scenic route will reward with the stunning scenery of Fundy National Park, Hopewell Rocks, forests and lush countryside. Visitors are rewarded with opportunities to kayak through the world’s highest tides, bib up for a lobster feast, view whales, seals, porpoises from the shoreline or on boat, and wonder at the views from the network of hiking trails. Accommodations can be tailored to individual budgets: ...Read more >
From £3,295 excluding flights