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AFRICAN SAFARIS & ADVENTURE TOURS

Africa is home to a diverse collection of exciting holiday destinations. From the wildlife safaris of the East to the cultural sights of the West, and from the deserts of the North to the idyllic beaches and big cities of the South, Africa is an unforgettable continent just waiting to be explored.

This vast and varied continent has something to offer everyone. Arguably the most popular holiday destinations are centred around the wildlife rich game reserves of East Africa. Kenya and Tanzania have over 40 game parks including the famous Masai Mara and Ngorongoro Crater National Parks, along with many miles of beautiful coastline dotted with luxury beach resorts. West Africa has a uniquely different culture both rich and colourful including vibrant French-speaking Senegal, and Gambia - a birdwatchers paradise. The sandy deserts and Berber dominated mountains of Morocco in the North offer another, Arabic dominated side of Africa, along with Libya and Tunisia. For a more cosmopolitan side to Africa a visit to one of South Africa's modern bustling cities is a must. Combined with its great natural beauty and varied sporting and adventure activities it makes the perfect destination for a truly memorable holiday.

TOP TRAVEL DEALS & UPCOMING TOURS

Tour name Country Days Start Date Offer Price
Hidden Treasures Sudan 10 11th of Oct 2019
Hidden Treasures
£2199 View Tour
Hidden Treasures Sudan 10 18th of Oct 2019
Hidden Treasures
£2449 View Tour
Hidden Treasures Sudan 10 24th of Oct 2019
Hidden Treasures
£2449 View Tour
Hidden Treasures Sudan 10 31st of Oct 2019
Hidden Treasures
£2449 View Tour
Moroccan Melodies Morocco 9 8th of Jun 2019
Moroccan Melodies
£999
£900
10% Off
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Moroccan Melodies Morocco 9 6th of Jul 2019
Moroccan Melodies
£999
£900
10% Off
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Moroccan Melodies Morocco 9 3rd of Aug 2019
Moroccan Melodies
£949
£855
10% Off
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Moroccan Melodies Morocco 9 7th of Sep 2019
Moroccan Melodies
£999
£900
10% Off
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The Grand Southern Safari South Africa 20 25th of May 2019
The Grand Southern Safari
£2549 View Tour
The Grand Southern Safari South Africa 20 28th of May 2019
The Grand Southern Safari
£2549 View Tour
The Grand Southern Safari South Africa 20 1st of Jun 2019
The Grand Southern Safari
£2549 View Tour
The Grand Southern Safari South Africa 20 4th of Jun 2019
The Grand Southern Safari
£2549 View Tour
East African Odyssey Tanzania 21 3rd of Jun 2019
East African Odyssey
£2079 View Tour
East African Odyssey Tanzania 21 10th of Jun 2019
East African Odyssey
£2079 View Tour
East African Odyssey Tanzania 21 8th of Jul 2019
East African Odyssey
£2079 View Tour
East African Odyssey Tanzania 21 15th of Jul 2019
East African Odyssey
£2079 View Tour
Namibia & Botswana Uncovered Namibia 12 22nd of May 2019
Namibia & Botswana Uncovered
£1549 View Tour
Namibia & Botswana Uncovered Namibia 12 2nd of Jun 2019
Namibia & Botswana Uncovered
£1549 View Tour
Namibia & Botswana Uncovered Namibia 12 5th of Jun 2019
Namibia & Botswana Uncovered
£1549 View Tour
Namibia & Botswana Uncovered Namibia 12 9th of Jun 2019
Namibia & Botswana Uncovered
£1549 View Tour
Savannahs & Sands Tanzania 10 27th of May 2019
Savannahs & Sands
£1299 View Tour
Savannahs & Sands Tanzania 10 17th of Jun 2019
Savannahs & Sands
£1299 View Tour
Savannahs & Sands Tanzania 10 1st of Jul 2019
Savannahs & Sands
£1299 View Tour
Savannahs & Sands Tanzania 10 8th of Jul 2019
Savannahs & Sands
£1299 View Tour
The Garden Route South Africa 7 25th of May 2019
The Garden Route
£699 View Tour
The Garden Route South Africa 7 25th of May 2019
The Garden Route
£899 View Tour
The Garden Route South Africa 7 1st of Jun 2019
The Garden Route
£699 View Tour
The Garden Route South Africa 7 1st of Jun 2019
The Garden Route
£899 View Tour
Big 5 Encounters South Africa 4 22nd of May 2019
Big 5 Encounters
£599 View Tour
Big 5 Encounters South Africa 4 29th of May 2019
Big 5 Encounters
£599 View Tour
Big 5 Encounters South Africa 4 2nd of Jun 2019
Big 5 Encounters
£599 View Tour
Big 5 Encounters South Africa 4 5th of Jun 2019
Big 5 Encounters
£599 View Tour
Classic Kilimanjaro Trek Tanzania 7 26th of May 2019
Classic Kilimanjaro Trek
£1449 View Tour
Classic Kilimanjaro Trek Tanzania 7 2nd of Jun 2019
Classic Kilimanjaro Trek
£1449 View Tour
Classic Kilimanjaro Trek Tanzania 7 9th of Jun 2019
Classic Kilimanjaro Trek
£1449 View Tour
Classic Kilimanjaro Trek Tanzania 7 16th of Jun 2019
Classic Kilimanjaro Trek
£1449 View Tour
Gorillas & Plains Kenya 14 3rd of Jun 2019
Gorillas & Plains
£1399 View Tour
Gorillas & Plains Kenya 14 17th of Jun 2019
Gorillas & Plains
£1399 View Tour
Gorillas & Plains Kenya 14 24th of Jun 2019
Gorillas & Plains
£1399 View Tour
Gorillas & Plains Kenya 14 1st of Jul 2019
Gorillas & Plains
£1399 View Tour
Zimbabwe & Kruger Explorer Zimbabwe 10 27th of May 2019
Zimbabwe & Kruger Explorer
£1479 View Tour
Zimbabwe & Kruger Explorer Zimbabwe 10 10th of Jun 2019
Zimbabwe & Kruger Explorer
£1479 View Tour
Zimbabwe & Kruger Explorer Zimbabwe 10 8th of Jul 2019
Zimbabwe & Kruger Explorer
£1479 View Tour
Zimbabwe & Kruger Explorer Zimbabwe 10 22nd of Jul 2019
Zimbabwe & Kruger Explorer
£1479 View Tour
Africa on a Shoestring South Africa 20 25th of May 2019
Africa on a Shoestring
£1549 View Tour
Africa on a Shoestring South Africa 20 28th of May 2019
Africa on a Shoestring
£1549 View Tour
Africa on a Shoestring South Africa 20 4th of Jun 2019
Africa on a Shoestring
£1549 View Tour
Africa on a Shoestring South Africa 20 11th of Jun 2019
Africa on a Shoestring
£1549 View Tour
Morocco on a Shoestring Morocco 8 1st of Jun 2019
Morocco on a Shoestring
£529 View Tour
Morocco on a Shoestring Morocco 8 15th of Jun 2019
Morocco on a Shoestring
£529 View Tour
Morocco on a Shoestring Morocco 8 29th of Jun 2019
Morocco on a Shoestring
£589 View Tour
Morocco on a Shoestring Morocco 8 6th of Jul 2019
Morocco on a Shoestring
£589 View Tour
Morocco Desert Safari Morocco 8 1st of Jun 2019
Morocco Desert Safari
£529 View Tour
Morocco Desert Safari Morocco 8 15th of Jun 2019
Morocco Desert Safari
£529 View Tour
Morocco Desert Safari Morocco 8 29th of Jun 2019
Morocco Desert Safari
£529 View Tour
Morocco Desert Safari Morocco 8 13th of Jul 2019
Morocco Desert Safari
£529 View Tour
Imperial Cities Morocco 8 1st of Jun 2019
Imperial Cities
£449 View Tour
Imperial Cities Morocco 8 15th of Jun 2019
Imperial Cities
£449 View Tour
Imperial Cities Morocco 8 29th of Jun 2019
Imperial Cities
£449 View Tour
Imperial Cities Morocco 8 13th of Jul 2019
Imperial Cities
£449 View Tour
Morocco Explorer Morocco 11 1st of Jun 2019
Morocco Explorer
£799 View Tour
Morocco Explorer Morocco 11 15th of Jun 2019
Morocco Explorer
£799 View Tour
Morocco Explorer Morocco 11 29th of Jun 2019
Morocco Explorer
£869 View Tour
Morocco Explorer Morocco 11 13th of Jul 2019
Morocco Explorer
£869 View Tour
The Garden Route - 9 days South Africa 9 25th of May 2019
The Garden Route - 9 days
£849 View Tour
The Garden Route - 9 days South Africa 9 25th of May 2019
The Garden Route - 9 days
£1149 View Tour
The Garden Route - 9 days South Africa 9 1st of Jun 2019
The Garden Route - 9 days
£849 View Tour
The Garden Route - 9 days South Africa 9 1st of Jun 2019
The Garden Route - 9 days
£1149 View Tour

Africa TOURS

Hidden Treasures

This 10-day Sudan tour follows the footsteps of ancient civilisations from Khartoum, through the Nile Valley and to see some incredible ancient sites and experience the unique Nubian culture.

Type

Days

Price

Small Group

10

From

£2199


Moroccan Melodies

This 9-day tour will introduce you to all that Morocco has to offer. It visits most of Morocco's historic imperial cities as well as the mountains, desert and great food & hospitality.

Type

Days

Price

Small Group

9

From

£855

£949


Moroccan Mosaics

This comprehensive 9-day tour is a great introduction to Morocco. We head from bustling Marrakech across the Atlas mountains to desert sand dunes, spectacular rocky gorges, World Heritage Sites, remote market towns.

Type

Days

Price

Small Group

9

From

On Request


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TAILOR-MADE TOURS

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Our tailor-made tours seek to create a personalised experience – one that is completely exclusive to you. By taking all your interests and requests into consideration, we design an itinerary that ticks off your specific boxes. If you are after adventurous exploration, cultural immersion, a relaxing escape or a balanced blend of everything, we can make it happen.

A highlight of our tailor-made tours is that the itinerary is flexible and incorporates plenty of free time – so you can do some exploring on your own. Our local, friendly guides, experts in their country’s history and culture, will be happy to adjust the activities or your schedule as you travel.

If you are a group of friends, a large family or a company, our tailor-made tours are an ideal, stress-free option. You can even select your own hotels or make use of our recommended accommodation. We have a varied selection of sample holiday itineraries to choose from, either as they stand or as a base for inspiration.

TOUR REVIEWS Africa


The tour well and truly exceeded our expectations. Credit definitely needs to be given to Prakesh, our guide, who was very knowledgable, funny and a pleasure to spend two weeks with. Ishwor, our porter, was also great! We had the time of our lives :-)

The service from our tour guide Ahmed Aboudy was amazing. Many people from home warned me not to go to Egypt due to it's safety, however our tour guide made me feel safe and secure throughout the entire trip. I always felt as if he was looking out for us and being extremely protective of us. This made me feel safer and also reassured my parents back home when I informed them about all the safety precautions our tour guide was taking for us.
The only issue I had was with the hotel in Cairo. I really did not like how there were many men smoking heavily in the lobby area. Especially as it was often unavoidable as our meetings and gatherings were located in the front lobby on numerous occasions.

The Encounters team was supportive and on time with everything - good to work with.
This was a good package for the budget and time. Many of the cultural stops were tied into local artisans, this can good and bad, dependng on how you react to a potential sales pitch after. The desert camp was outstanding. We traveled in a group of 6 which we good, but they said it could be as high as 25 - that would be a downer.

Response to emails and phone calls was a little delayed and some of the information relayed turned out to be incorrect when I arrive in South Africa. Thankfully my tour guide Gertrude was amazing and figured everything out for us.
Gertrude and Martin was wonderful. They both took such great care of us. There were only 13 people on the tour which was perfect. Too many more and it would have been impossible for the group to come to consensus.

I thought it was very good we didn't have to worry about anything everything was in order and kept with the schedule as planned, unless we wanted to deviated from it to do somethingelse. The trip really a trip of a life time.
There was a time many years ago that I wanted to travel to Egypt and didn't because of the cost. This trip was, to me, very affordable. I think everyone should experience this trip. The tour guide was alos excellent, Sherif Mohammad.

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