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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Articles on Africa


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.

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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.

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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.

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A pinch of adventure: one couple’s spice journey through Zanzibar

Posted on Wed, 2 Sep 2015

Even the name 'Zanzibar' sounds exotic. Add in the phase 'spice islands' and the mind boggles with vision of pirates, cinnamon, chalk-white beaches and cinematically swaying palms.

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Love Africa? This is the Instagram feed you should be following right now

Posted on Fri, 28 Aug 2015

The best experiences in travel are those that shred your expectations. And that is exactly what Africa did for us.

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Life unplugged: 6 reasons your next family break should be an African safari

Posted on Tue, 9 Jun 2015

An African family safari is on the once-in-a-lifetime end of the holiday spectrum. Here are 7 reasons why you should make this the year of the family safari.

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Wisdom from the wilderness: 7 lessons I learnt while travelling in Egypt

Posted on Mon, 25 May 2015

In some ways Egypt was the land I’d expected it to be: an exotic green strip clinging to the banks of the Nile. But in others it was a surprise. A big one.

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Arabian nights: 5 reasons you should be seeing stars in Morocco

Posted on Mon, 27 Oct 2014

In the sand sea of the Sahara, stars are life. Set out with Intrepid into the dunes of Morocco on this one-of-a-kind stargazing adventure.

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13 ways to shop so they don’t drop

Posted on Tue, 5 Aug 2014

When you are offered a shell necklace to buy, snake wine to try or perhaps some very attractive turtle shell bangles during your travels, what do you do?

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