A continent for the more adventurous traveller, but perhaps not as much as you’d think. Africa is massive, but with the right guides and the right itinerary, it can be as safe, stable and welcoming as any other destination. You just need that local edge. We’ll get you out of your comfort zone and into the wild: pitching tents along the Zambezi River, paddling a mokoro through the Okavango Delta and tracking the Big 5 across the plains of the Masai Mara. This is one long vacation you won’t forget in a hurry.
One month in Africa
Our longest trips in Africa
Mountain gorillas, Rwanda
Sadly there are only two places left in the world where you can still see mountain gorillas in the wild. Rwanda’s Volcano National Park is one of them. Our expert guides will lead you through the jungle and you’ll have 40 minutes to an hour to watch these critically endangered creatures in their natural habitat. Trust us: David Attenborough has not prepared you for this.
The Garden Route, South Africa
Probably one of the Top 3 drives in the world, but a lot of people still haven’t heard of it. South Africa’s Garden Route stretches from Mossel Bay in the west to Plettenberg Bay in the east: about 190 miles of incredible coastal scenery and world class wine (always a good combo). Sip a few vintages in Stellenbosch, learn about traditional Xhosa life and explore the Cango Cave system.
Abu Simbel, Egypt
Put yourself in Swiss explorer Jean-Louis Burckhardt’s shoes. It’s 1813 and you’re trekking the sands near the Egyptian border with old Nubia, suddenly you turn a corner and – bam! Four colossal statues staring out over the desert. Today Abu Simbel is one of Egypt’s premier attractions. You could go overland to get there, but it’s way more fun to float down the Nile in a traditional Egyptian felucca. Come with us and we’ll show you.
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