Africa

A Quick Guide To Africa

Vast, wild and unpredictable, Africa has always had a rugged mystique, enticing travellers to its tropical jungles, game-rich savannah lands, exquisite beaches and undulating deserts. For many years the continent was ravaged by war and unrest – between indigenous people and colonial powers, as well as internal factions – and there are still certain parts of Africa that are considered no-go zones, but many previously hostile regions have settled into peace and opened up to tourism, providing a brand new set of adventures for the intrepid tourist. From the beaches of Cape Town to the historical ruins of Great Zimbabwe, and the plains of the Serengeti to the coral gardens of the Egyptian coast, Africa offers some of the most striking scenic, natural and cultural attractions in the world.

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ON SAFARI

Track the ’Big 5’ in some of the continent’s fabulous game parks: the vast game-filled plains of Tanzania’s haunting Serengeti, the Hluhluwe Game Reserve in South Africa, or perhaps Kenya’s Shaba Game Reserve, still renowned for its links with the ‘Born Free’ lioness, Elsa.

THE ‘BIG 5’ – WHAT ARE THEY?

Lion, Leopard, Rhino, Elephant & Buffalo

These animals got their name as they were considered the most difficult and dangerous to hunt. Although the ‘Big 5’ can be seen in most reserves and national parks, it is never guaranteed, after all, you are in the wild! Remember, it’s not just the ‘Big 5’ that makes you safari experience; it could be the numerous other animals, bird life, insects, vegetation, breath-taking scenery and the overwhelming feeling of returning to the wilderness.

Highlights:

  • Masai Mara in Kenya – the sheer scale of this game reserve is breath-taking.
  • Sunrise from Kilimanjaro’s Uhuru peak, the highest point in Africa.
  • Water-based game viewing from aboard a Chobe river cruise, Botswana.
  • The thundering waters of Victoria Falls, one of the seven wonders of the natural world.
  • Picnic lunch by a hippo pool in the lush surrounds of Ngorongoro crater in Tanzania.
  • Cape Town – one of the most beautiful cities in the world.

Set Departure Safari Packages: 

7 Day Tanzania Safari
6 Day Ngorongoro & Serengeti Safari (Standard)
Kilimanjaro to Kilimanjaro
6 days

£1,689

Bwindi Impenetrable Forest - Gorilla - Uganda
5 Day Best of Uganda & Gorillas (Standard)
Entebbe to Entebbe
5 days

£1,749

Out of Africa Kenya - Leopard
11 Day Out of Africa Kenya Safari (Flight Inc.)
Nairobi to Nairobi
11 days

£6,640

Ethiopia Wildlife
11 Day Ethiopia Wildlife
Addis Ababa to Addis Ababa
11 days

£3,645

8 Day Sopa Safari (Standard)
Kilimanjaro to Kilimanjaro

£1,499

Classic Ethiopia
11 Day Classic Ethiopia
Addis Ababa to Addis Ababa
11 days

£3,845

9 Day Classic Kenya (Flight Inc.)
9 Day Classic Kenya (Flight Inc.)
Nairobi to Nairobi
9 days

£4,745

Bush Skills Adventure in Botswana
4 Day Bush Skills Adventure in Botswana
Maun to Maun
4 days

£1,550

7 Day Tanzania Serena Safari (Standard)
Kilimanjaro to Dar es Salaam
7 days

£2,349

12 Day Essential South Africa (Superior)
Cape Town to Kruger
12 days

£1,299

Classic Madagascar
13 Day Classic Madagascar (Flight Inc.)
Antananarivo
 to Antananarivo

13 days

£3,835

8 Day Chobe & Okavango Experience
Maun to Maun
8 days

£1,729

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Top African Safari Destinations

Botswana - Africa

BOTSWANA

  • Marvel at huge herds of elephant from a boat on the Chobe River.
  • Explore the crystal clear waters of the Okavango Delta by mekoro.
  • Stay in wonderful camps in spectacular settings, this is real Africa.

Botswana is a land of dramatic contrasts; from the crystal-clear waters of the Okavango Delta to the large elephant herds in the Chobe National Park and the desert-like landscape of Savute…

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South Africa

SOUTH AFRICA

  • Take in the fabulous views of Cape Town from Table Mountain.
  • Wine and dine in vineyards around Franschhoek and Stellenbosch.
  • Discover the beautiful beaches and scenery of the Garden Route.
  • Search for the ‘Big 5’ on Safari in the world famous Kruger National Park.

South Africa is a “world in one country”, from cosmopolitan Cape Town to the mountain peaks of Kwazulu Natal, from the crashing surf of the Atlantic…

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Tanzania

TANZANIA

  • View masses of game on the vast Serengeti Plains.
  • Explore the natural amphitheatre of Ngorongoro Crater, a natural wonder.
  • Relax on the white-sand beaches of Zanzibar.

From the open plains of the Serengeti to the natural amphitheatre of the Ngorongoro Crater – one of the world’s seven natural wonders – and to the sun kissed beaches of Zanzibar,

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Namibia

NAMIBIA

  • Take a guided excursion to the awe-inspiring sand dunes of Sossusvlei.
  • Enjoy the unique solitude and dramatic environment of Damaraland.
  • Stay at the seaside town of Swakopmund, where the desert meets the sea.

Referred to by the ancient San people as ‘the land God made in anger’, Namibia’s essence lies in its huge deep blue skies and wide-open vistas that melt idly into the far horizon.

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Zimbabwe - Africa

ZIMBABWE

From the Eastern Highlands to the Mana Pools National Park and the mighty Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe’s incredible diversity makes it one of Africa’s finest untouched wilderness areas.

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Mozambique

MOZAMBIQUE

Offering some of the finest beaches and tropical islands in Africa, Mozambique is a gem just waiting to be discovered. With easy access from South and East Africa, Mozambique is easily combined with an African journey.

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Zambia - Africa - Return to the Wild

ZAMBIA

  • Visit the majestic Victoria Falls.
  • See animals up close on an adventurous walking safari.
  • Visit some of the world’s great national parks.

When it comes to wildlife, Zambia offers impressive diversity as well as large concentrations and numbers, and some of the wildest and most remote game areas on the continent…

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Uganda & Rwanda

UGANDA & RWANDA

  • Visit the elusive mountain gorilla in its natural environment.
  • Relax on the sandy shores of Lake Kivu in Rwanda; one of Africa’s Great Lakes.

There are about 790 mountain gorillas in the world with over 460 in Uganda. A visit to Bwindi Impenetrable Forest will bring you face to face with our closest animal relative.

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Kenya Safari

KENYA

  • Witness the famous annual migration on the plains of the vast Masai Mara.
  • Head to Lake Nakuru to see the flocks of thousands of flamingos.
  • Relax on the beautiful beaches of the South Coast.

Kenya’s biodiversity is fascinating. Endless savannah plains and scorched deserts are interrupted by snow-capped mountains, cool highlands and equatorial forests.

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