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Africa – Tours

Tours in Africa

If you’re seeking an exceptional touring holiday then Africa should top your travel wish list with its stunning wildlife, spectacular scenery and sweeping, sandy beaches. Whether you’re an ardent explorer, a keen nature-lover, or you’re searching for something truly romantic, Africa will exceed all your hopes and dreams.

Embark on our Grand Tour of South Africa, starting in beautiful Cape Town and taking in the incredible views from Table Mountain, before grabbing your camera and snapping the Big Five on safari at the Chobe National Park in Botswana.

Alternatively, why not take our Exploring Namibia Tour, home to deep red sand dunes, brilliant flora, the magnificent Fish River Canyon and eerie ghost town, Kolmanskop. Or rediscover yourself as you wander through the awe-inspiring Great Rift Valley of Kenya, awash with wildlife, tranquil lakes, unspoilt savannahs and imposing mountains.

8 days

The Saruni Experience with Rhino Tracking

 

The Saruni Collection is a group of luxurious individual lodges and tented camps located in some of Kenya's most...

Luxury holidays

The Saruni Experience with Rhino Tracking
7 days

Splendours of Zambia and South Luangwa with Lusaka

 

An untamed wilderness, discover Africa’s hidden gem – Zambia. Spend a night in the thriving capital Lusaka, enjoying...

Wildlife holidays

Splendours of Zambia and South Luangwa with Lusaka
7 days

Robin Pope's Mobile Walking Safari

 

Having started leading safaris back in 1975, Robin Pope knows Zambia better than most, eventually opening his own...

Escorted tours

Robin Pope's Mobile Walking Safari
7 days

Norman Carr Walking Safaris

 

At a time when most people went on safari to shoot animals with guns, Norman Carr pioneered the idea of shooting...

Safari holidays

Norman Carr Walking Safaris
13 days

Madagascar Classic Tour

 

Join our scenic tour of Madagascar and discover the dramatic landscapes waiting in abundance from the highlands of...

Couples Holidays

Madagascar Classic Tour
7 days

Kenya Classic - Standard

Guide Price €2,279 pp  

The Kenya Classic is one of our most popular seat in vehicle safaris as it takes in many of Kenya's most loved parks.

Adventure holidays

Kenya Classic - Standard
8 days

The Elewana SkySafari - Tanzania

 

Just like the Elewana SkySafari in Kenya, the Tanzania version is the ultimate in safari luxury and elegance.

Wildlife holidays

The Elewana SkySafari - Tanzania
3 days

Angama Mara Fly-In Safari

 

Taking inspiration from the Swahili word for 'suspended in mid-air’, Angama Mara is situated on a hillside high above...

Safari holidays

Angama Mara Fly-In Safari
3 days

Serena Mivumo River Lodge Fly-in

 

Standing high on the banks of the slow moving Rufiji River is the beautiful Serena Mivumo River Lodge, providing...

Adventure holidays

Serena Mivumo River Lodge Fly-in
3 days

Larsens Camp fly-in Safari

 

Larsens' tented camp is set on lush lawns along the bank of the Ewaso Ng'iro River, a life line for the Samburu...

Adventure holidays

Larsens Camp fly-in Safari
7 days

Splendours of Zambia and Lower Zambezi with Lusaka

 

A true safari paradise, visit the vast unspoiled savannahs of Zambia – still relatively unknown by your average...

Safari holidays

Splendours of Zambia and Lower Zambezi with Lusaka
3 days

Olare Mara Kempinski Camp Fly-In Safari

 

Olare Mara Kempinski in situated in the Olare Motorogi Conservancy, where a huge variety of wildlife makes their home...

Luxury holidays

Olare Mara Kempinski Camp Fly-In Safari

Frequently Asked Questions

The Big Five consists of elephants, Cape buffalo, leopards, rhinos and lions. They are referred to as such because they are widely considered to be the most difficult animals to hunt on foot, though the term has since been adopted by the travel industry to promote safari expeditions.

The world’s second largest continent, Africa is comprised of 54 countries, and many have their own currency specific to their country. For example, South Africa uses the South African rand, Egypt have the Egyptian pound, and Kenya use the Kenyan shilling. Many West African countries use the West African CFA franc, including the Ivory Coast, Mali and Niger, while several Central African countries use the Central African CFA franc, such as Cameroon, Chad and the Central African Republic.

Africa is home to the Sahara desert, the ‘Smoke That Thunders’ (Victoria Falls), the Egyptian pyramids, and a wealth of exotic wildlife such as elephants, leopards, lions and hyena. Africa is said to be the birthplace of civilisation.

A feast for the senses – Africa is as diverse as it is expansive. Trek through vast plains in search of lions, rhinos and elephants, take in awe-inspiring vistas as you wander over endless dunes, sit around campfires listening to stories from the local people, before ascending skyward in a hot air balloon for an unhindered view of the breath-taking scenery.

Why you'll love Africa...

• Admiring Africa from above on a hot air balloon
• Tracking rhinos on foot in Saruni
• Discovering the mighty ‘Smoke That Thunders’, Victoria Falls
• Cruising down the Zambezi river
• Dining under the stars in Zambia
• Experiencing wildlife up close on a walking safari
• Wandering across unspoilt savannahs
• Trekking through the Great Rift Valley
• Visiting colourful local communities
• Immersing yourself in culture as the Masai perform traditional ceremonies
• Spotting the Big Five in their natural habitat

Did you know?

• Africa has the world’s youngest population, with more people aged under 20 than anywhere else in the world.
• The people of Africa speak over 1,000 languages, with recent studies suggesting almost 2,000.
• Ethiopia has one of the worlds’ largest alphabets at 345 words in length.

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