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45 holidays found

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 £2,500 including UK 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 £2,935 excluding flights

Southern Ethiopia, tailor made holiday

Ethiopia’s Southern circuit is famous for its timeless tribes and it is a real privilege to be able to spend time with them. This is a privately guided trip that takes 10 days and visits some of the highlights of this spectacular region of the country separated by the Great Rift Valley. This is a privately guided trip, which visits the Southern Circuit of this unbelievable country and spends time with a number of tribes that inhabit this fragile place. Read more >
From £3,750 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 £4,265 excluding flights

Zimbabwe & Zambia holiday

This bespoke itinerary takes in and focuses on the essence of both Zambia and Zimbabwe – neighbouring countries that boast some of the greatest nature areas in Africa. Mana Pools National Park, a recognised World Heritage Site, protects one of the greatest wildlife spectacles on the continent. The expansive Busanga Plains of Zambia’s Kafue National Park retains the charm of Africa undiscovered – a timeless sense of remoteness. The trip’s grand finale is the impressive and mesmerising Victoria Falls. Undertaking this safari will leave you with a yearning for more and ensure some phenomenal safari memories! Read more >
From £4,345 excluding flights

Masai Mara fly in safari, Kenya

For those short on time, but looking for big adventure, take a fly in safari to the Masai Mara, or neighbouring concession area, taking shared game drives and other activities organised by the camp or lodge. With 2 night minimum stay, no maximum, and scheduled daily light aircraft departures, fly in safaris give you maximum flexibility tailor made to your specific requirements. If time and/or budget permits, why not add in an extra destination such as Amboseli, Samburu or Tsavo parks, linked together by a series of internal flights. Read more >
From £1,880 excluding flights

Self drive South Africa holiday

This itinerary is aimed at those with two weeks available to explore South Africa, driving independently and taking in the cultural and natural heritage highlights of the south coast of this stunning country. Driving on the world famous Garden Route, South Africa ‘s sublime southern stretch of coast between Mossel Bay in the Western Cape to Storms River in the Eastern Cape, enables you to take in not only some of the world’s finest coastal scenery, but also its most wonderful wildlife watching experiences. Such as seeing southern right baleen whales off the coast of Hermanus (between July and November), one of the few places in the world where you can see them from land. And of course, ... Read more >
From £2,300 including UK flights

Malawi tailor made holidays

This safari blends the prime, action-packed wildlife area of Zambia’s South Luangwa National Park with the montane landscapes of Nyika and blissful relaxation of Lake Malawi’s Likoma Island. Malawi’s geography is sculptured by Africa’s Great Rift Valley: towering mountains, lush fertile valley floors and enormous crystal-clear lakes are hallmarks of much of this geological phenomenon – and Malawi displays them all. Malawi is also one of the best places in Africa for visitors to meet and interact with the local inhabitants or visit a rural community in an atmosphere totally devoid of either expectation or affectation. This is a welcoming country that offers visitors wonderful beauty, ... Read more >
From £3,375 excluding flights

South Africa luxury holiday, Garden Route & safari

This itinerary focuses on small, high-end boutique hotels and lodges, and combines the Cape region's highlights, starting in the lively city of Cape Town, then moving on to the beautiful Cedarberg Mountains for a stay at the superb Bushmans Kloof Lodge. On to the stunning vineyard-covered valleys of the Winelands before driving down to the coastal town of Hermanus, where Southern Right Whales can be seen from the clifftop path between June and November, and the beach provides for great walks and relaxation during the summer months. The trip continues on to the stunning Garden Route: an area fabulous for splendid walking in the forests, kayaking along the rivers or lagoons, cycling, golfing ... Read more >
From £3,900 excluding flights

Kenya cheetah safari

For those looking for a slightly different tour, which takes in the arid beauty of Samburu, stunning views of Mount Kenya, the glorious and world-renowned Masai Mara Reserve and the fresh water Lake Naivasha, this road safari makes the ideal choice. It offers optimum game-viewing options, and the opportunity to view ‘The Big Five’ against a vivid selection of exceptionally varied backdrops. Read more >
From £1,570 excluding flights

Diverse Namibia holiday

• Visit the soaring red dunes of Sossusvlei • Visit the desert and denizens of Damaraland • See the dense game plains and predators of Etosha National Park • See the spectacular ancient rock engravings at Twyfelfontein • This trip is a bit more rustic than our other trips, with some nights under canvas. • Small Group trip - maximum of 8 guests Read more >
From £2,935 excluding flights

Zimbabwe tailor made holiday

Zimbabwe is a captivating land offering a multitude of natural attractions, breathtaking scenery and dramatic contrasts. It is also a country with a tumultuous recent history, which deters many people from visiting. However, the good news is changes have taken, and are still taking, place. As a destination, it offers something for everyone – great game viewing, thrilling walking and canoeing safaris, enriching historical and cultural experiences and a host of adventure activities. On top of this, the standard of guiding in Zimbabwe is recognised as being amongst the best in Africa. In our opinion, Zimbabwe is a year round destination – even in the rainy season visitors can enjoy a ... Read more >
From £2,350 excluding flights

Zimbabwe safari holiday, tailor made

This exciting safari combines three of the most diverse and spectacular areas in Zimbabwe. Hwange National Park, the largest park in Zimbabwe, is renowned for its incredible concentrations of wildlife; the majestic shore of Lake Kariba is scattered with mammals and birds and is a walker’s paradise; while the location of Ruckomechi Camp on the mighty Zambezi River, adjacent to Mana Pools National Park, allows for magnificent scenic and wildlife viewing. Read more >
From £2,930 excluding flights

Rwanda highlights, tailor made tour

Introducing some of the highlights of Rwanda, including time on the beautiful shores of Lake Kivu, as well as visiting the intriguing Nyungwe Forest National park, a massive wild tropical rain forest – you also have the opportunity to go to the Virungas National park, home to the Mountain Gorillas and of course spend time in Kigali – with the option to visit the Genocide Museum, which is an important connection to the country’s recent turbulent history. Read more >
From £3,225 excluding flights

Tanzania highlights holiday

This is a great value road safari featuring both luxury tented camps and traditional safari lodges, this memorable Tanzanian safari offers two nights in the undiscovered wilderness of Tarangire National Park, a sensational three-night stay in the world-famous Serengeti National Park, and a visit to the ‘eighth wonder of the world’, the magnificent Ngorongoro Crater. Read more >
From £2,070 excluding flights

Botswana mobile tent safari

Indulge in the adventure of a lifetime as you discover the most remote and untouched corners of Botswana’s iconic wilderness destinations. This is a mobile experience for 6 nights, in comfortable domed tents with private bathrooms, each featuring en-suite flushing toilet and al fresco bucket shower. While the landscape changes from destination to destination, the warm African welcome at each private campsite remains the same. A dedicated professional guide accompanies you on each stage of this unforgettable wilderness expedition, unraveling the secrets of the bush. A maximum of nine guests on each mobile safari ensures that everyone is guaranteed a window seat Read more >
From £1,825 excluding flights

Uganda holiday, gorillas, chimps & game

An incredible journey into Central Africa – this eight day safari includes return domestic flights to Bwindi/QENP allowing maximum time to look for the spectacular Mountain Gorillas in Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National, chimpanzee tracking in Kyambura Gorge, multiple game drives in Queen Elizabeth National Park with its amazing selection of wildlife, including the tree climbing lions, and an optional visit to Ngamba Island Chimpanzee Sanctuary on beautiful Lake Victoria. Uganda boasts some of the best bird watching in Africa, with over 1000 different species, including the rare shoebill stork and the remarkable grey crowned crane. Luxury accommodation, professional guides and custom ... Read more >
From £3,000 excluding flights

Kenya and Tanzania classic tailor made holiday

Classic Kenya and Tanzania features Kenya’s and Tanzania most treasured national parks. Starting from Nakuru National Park one of the greatest ornithological sites in the world and a great rhino sanctuary in Kenya, to the Masai Mara Game Reserve and Serengeti National Park - the arena of one of greatest spectacles on earth, the wildebeest migration. The Ngorongoro Crater in Northern Tanzania, once a gigantic volcano, is the largest intact caldera in the world whose rich pasture hosts over 30,000 animals. To Lake Manyara National Park which offers a wilderness experience in diverse habitats, from its Rift Valley soda lake to dense woodlands and steep mountainsides. The park is also famous ... Read more >
From £3,115 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

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. We work with some of this region's top guides: they know the area's backroads and will provide a fabulous insight into the Zulu traditions and culture, as well as lead on walks into the stunning Drakensberg Mountains, and provide historical narrative on the events at the battlefields of Isandlwana and Rorke's Drift. But their real strength lies in game tracking: qualified Botanists, they provide a ... Read more >
From £3,400 including UK flights
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