Africa Safari Tours
There’s something about Africa that touches the soul. History isn’t trapped in bricks and mortar here – it’s everywhere. You feel it in the stories of the people, the pounding tribal rhythms and the blazing Serengeti sunsets.
This is an old land, and it’s very, very good at breaking down preconceptions. People who come expecting a David Attenborough documentary leave with something else: it may be the hiss of waves on a beach in Zanzibar or the tribal drums of the Maasai, perhaps the silhouettes of boabs in Madagascar or the rustle of a mountain gorilla in the Ugandan rainforest.
Each of our trips is designed to get under Africa’s skin, but don’t be surprised if this continent ends up getting under yours. Once experienced, it’s never quite forgotten.
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Be part of history on a game-changing trek up Mt Kilimanjaro
Posted on Fri, 24 Jun 2016
If you're looking for Kili inspiration, this is it: the chance to climb Africa’s highest peak with a group of local women to raise awareness about inequality, land rights and climate change.Read more
Our guide to Egypt’s Abu Simbel Sun Festival
Posted on Wed, 4 May 2016
It’s one of the more Indiana Jones-style things you can actually do in a world of pop-tarts and microwaves and Miley Cyrus.Read more
Ethiopia just took the running world by storm. Here’s why the travel world is next.
Posted on Tue, 19 Apr 2016
Proud Ethiopians are cheering loud around the world. We think it's time the travel community did the same.Read more
Machame or Marangu? We ask a Leader which Kilimanjaro route is best
Posted on Wed, 6 Apr 2016
Technically, there’s only one way to climb Kilimanjaro: up. More specifically though, there are six: Marangu, Machame, Rongai, Lemosho, Shira, Northern and Umbwe.Read more
Stories from Rwanda: what it’s really like to visit mountain gorillas
Posted on Tue, 29 Mar 2016
I am in Volcanoes National Park in the North West corner of Rwanda, and I’m crouching one metre away from an angry female gorilla...Read more
Underbelly: why snake charming in Morocco isn’t so cool
Posted on Mon, 7 Mar 2016
Along with mint tea, souks and tagines, snake charming was to me quintessentially Moroccan, and I was desperate to see a 'performance'.Read more
Spice island: 5 reasons Zanzibar should be on your Bucket List
Posted on Wed, 20 Jan 2016
It's time to follow the trade winds and make tracks to the spice island of Zanzibar. And yes, that is as exotic as it sounds.Read more
It’s official, guys: here are the 6 hottest destinations in 2016
Posted on Fri, 8 Jan 2016
Bring out the bucket list: here are six destinations that are gonna be hot, hot, hot in 2016.Read more
The true story of Africa’s disappearing glaciers
Posted on Wed, 2 Dec 2015
It’s 1943, and three Italians are planning to summit Mt Kenya. One’s a civil servant, one’s a doctor and one’s a sailor. Oh, and all three are prisoners at an Allies POW camp.Read more