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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

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

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

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

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 £3,665 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

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

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 £2,660 excluding flights

Kenya cheetah safari

This tour combines a compact itinerary with strikingly varied nature spots - the dramatic arid beauty of Samburu, a luxury tented waterhole camp with stunning views of Mount Kenya, the glories of the world-renowned Masai Mara Reserve and the distinctive wonders of the magical and mysterious Lake Naivasha. Please note this trip includes some long journeys by road. Heading from Nairobi up the Great Rift Valley you reach your luxurious camp base in the Samburu/Buffalo Springs National Reserve, perched on the banks of Uwaso Nyiro River amid dust-red plains and palm-fringed waters beneath vast skies. Explore the dramatic rocky battlements, craggy scarps and dry river beds of this unique ... Read more >
From £1,860 excluding flights

Botswana mobile camping safari

This ten day mobile tented camping safari places you in some of the lesser-visited and wildest sections of Botswana. Unveiling unadulterated landscapes, abundant with animals, is simply a once in a lifetime opportunity with regional variations ensuring a series of everchanging and exciting backdrop. The quality of the professional guides and the dome tents are second to none with private en-suite bathroom facilities, including flush toilets and outdoor bucket showers, ensuring an authentic, yet comfortable, safari experience. Witnessing Botswana with a knowledgeable local guide is the only way to really get a handle on what you’re seeing as you unlock wilderness secrets and experience ... Read more >
From £2,560 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

Masai Mara fly in safari, Kenya

This Masai Mara fly in safari is a quick trip, with five days to take a light aircraft into the heart of this stunning national reserve that is famous both for wildlife and the Maasai tribes who live there. It is also on the route of the Great Migration which, although it is on the move all year round, the Mara River crossings happen between July and October which are normally the most dramatic times to witness the wildebeest and zebras in motion. The Masai Mara boasts spectacular wildlife sightings all year round, however. On this trip you will have a chance to stay in one of the eco lodges or camps that we work in partnership with, staying for at least two nights so that you can enjoy ... Read more >
From £1,880 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

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

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 £3,015 excluding flights

Botswana mobile tent safari

This Botswana mobile tent safari will help you explore the furthest reaches of the country’s magnificent wilderness. Based in the Moremi Game Reserve, on the edge of the Okavango Delta, you’ll spend six nights moving from destination to destination, sleeping in domed tents with private al fresco bucket showers and flushing toilets. You’ll travel in a small group with a maximum of nine guests and with a dedicated expert guide, a safari chef and camp assistants. The first three nights are spent in the Xakanaxa region, where you’ll explore the terrain on morning and afternoon game drives, through landscapes ranging from floodplains to marshes to woodland to savannah. Wildlife highlights ... Read more >
From £2,725 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 £2,580 excluding flights

Kenya and Tanzania classic tailor made holiday

This ten day tailor made tour of two of East Africa’s classic countries – Kenya and Tanzania – takes place in some of the region’s best loved national parks and game reserves. From ornithological wonders and protected rhinos in Nakuru National Park to top predators, zebra, antelope and wildebeest in the Masai Mara and Serengeti, this tour is packed with classic encounters to ensure your East African experience is as authentic as it will be exciting. Arriving for the wildebeest migration is an absolute thrill to behold however, step foot in Tanzania’s Ngorongoro Crater and you’ll be presented with an incredible collection of wildlife thriving in the world’s largest intact volcanic caldera, ... Read more >
From £3,530 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

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
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