Africa Guide
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Guide to Africa

Top 10 things to do in Africa

1. Join an overland adventure trip
Africa is a huge continent and so diverse in its scenery, wildlife, culture and history. An overland trip is not only a fun adventure but the most affordable way to travel through the different countries, experiencing the highlights a country or region has to offer

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Kenya to Cape Town Overland
Kenya to Cape Town Overland
Big Five safaris in Masai Mara, Serengeti, Ngorongoro Crater, Chobe & Etosha NP. The warm waters & coral reefs of Zanzibar, Lake Malawi & one of Africas greatest spectacles - Victoria Falls & more.
43 Days - GBP £2,865
South East Adventure - Nairobi to Victoria Falls
South East Adventure - Nairobi to Victoria Falls
Masai Mara, Serengeti NP, Ngorongoro Crater. Seafood and sunshine on 'Spice Island' Zanzibar. Adventure & activities at Victoria Falls, African sunsets & seeking out the 'Big Five'.
24 Days - GBP £1,695
Ultimate African Overlander: Nairobi to Cape Town
Ultimate African Overlander: Nairobi to Cape Town
Kenya to South Africa overland. Adventurous participation overland camping safari, wildlife viewing, beach relaxation, stunning scenery, magnificient Victoria Falls. Starts Nairobi ends Cape Town.
58 Days - GBP £3,930
Ultimate African Adventure - Nairobi to Vic Falls
Ultimate African Adventure - Nairobi to Vic Falls
Safari in the Masai Mara, Serengeti & Ngorongoro Crater. Cultural encounters with Masai & Kalahari bushmen. Trek in search of the rare Mountain Gorilla, kicking back on Zanzibar & Victoria Falls.
39 Days - GBP £2,660

2. Visit Victoria Falls
Known as the adventure capital of Africa, Victoria Falls is a World Heritage Site on the Zambezi river and one of the Seven Natural Wonders of the World. The sight of millions of litres of water gushing into a huge chasm creating the famous "smoke that thunders" is a sight that has inspired and enthralled visitors for 100 years and more

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3 Days Victoria Falls ex Johannesburg or Cape Town
3 Days Victoria Falls ex Johannesburg or Cape Town
Experience the essentials of Victoria Falls with this fly-in tour from Johannesburg or Cape Town.
3 Days - USD $1,050
Cape Town, Kruger Park Safari & Victoria Falls
Cape Town, Kruger Park Safari & Victoria Falls
Experience the top 3 destinations in Southern Africa. The vibrancy of Cape Town and surrounding areas, a Big 5 Safari in the world famous Kruger National Park and then to the mighty Victoria Falls where we witness the entire Zambezi river thundering into the abyss. 10 very memorable days.
10 Days - USD $2,895
Zimbabwe Lake Kariba Cruise Package
Zimbabwe Lake Kariba Cruise Package
Zimbabwe, enjoy a relaxing cruise on Lake Kariba on board a luxury houseboat, combined with a visit to Victoria Falls and Hwange National Park.
9 Days - USD $2,825

3. Climbing Kilimanjaro Mountain
Just imagine the sense of achievement you would feel reaching the summit of the highest mountain in Africa and the tallest free standing mounting in the world. Best of all, it requires absolutely no mountaineering skills you only need to be reasonably fit and determined to reach the summit

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Peak of Africa - Kilimanjaro climb - Machame Route
Peak of Africa - Kilimanjaro climb - Machame Route
The Machame Route is one of the most scenic routes on Kilimanjaro that allows you to experience the southwest and south sides of the mountain, since you ascend one way and descend down another route. You can add an extra day for acclimatisation if you prefer.
6 Days - USD $1,661
Kilimanjaro Climb -Marangu Route “Coca Cola Route
Kilimanjaro Climb -Marangu Route “Coca Cola Route"
The “Coca Cola” Route is Kilimanjaro’s easiest, shortest, and most popular route. The trip usually takes 5 days. You can however also add an additional acclimatization day and make it a 6-day trip
5 Days - USD $1,981
Kilimanjaro Climb - Rongai Route
Kilimanjaro Climb - Rongai Route
The Rongai Route is more scenic than the Marangu Route and is one of the least traveled routes. It is easier than the Machame Route and the success rate on the Rongai is very high. The climb starts on the north side of the mountain just south of the Kenyan border
6 Days - USD $1,945

4. Gorilla Trekking
A once in a lifetime experience, the mountain gorilla, of which there are only about 700 remaining, are one of our closest living relatives. A visit to these gentle giants in their natural environment is a unique and wonderful experience - one you'll never forget.

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Rwanda Gorilla Budget Safari
Rwanda Gorilla Budget Safari
Come and explore the Thousand Hills of this unknown African destination and track the endangered mountain gorillas in Rwanda’s most stunning national park!
4 Days - USD $1,230
4 days Mountain Gorilla and Wildlife Safari Uganda
4 days Mountain Gorilla and Wildlife Safari Uganda
Visit the impenetrable rainforest of Bwindi National Park for an unforgettable meeting with the endangered mountain gorillas of Uganda!
4 Days - USD $1,268
Gorilla Watching - Great Apes Safari Uganda
Gorilla Watching - Great Apes Safari Uganda
Meet the Great Apes of Uganda while tracking in their natural habitat. Staring in the peaceful eyes of the endangered mountain gorillas is an unforgettable experience.
7 Days - USD $2,215

5. Visit Natural Madagascar
Madagascar has become one of the most sought after destinations in recent years, and yet, mass tourism has not reached the island and its charm has been preserved. Discover the beautiful Island, with its unique and diverse nature and culture - the only place in the world where you can see Lemurs in their natural habitat. A holiday here will be like no other... with stunning scenery, beautiful relaxing beaches and friendly people

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Nature & Culture Tour of Madagascar
Nature & Culture Tour of Madagascar
Discover the beautiful Island Madagascar with its unique nature and culture - the only place where you can see Lemurs and other unique wildlife. An unforgettable trip with a competent guide.
12 Days - EUR €1,296
Lemur Tour in Madagascar
Lemur Tour in Madagascar
This trip is designed for you to spend time seeing and learning about the unique Lemurs of Madagascar as well as the other indigenous wildlife, people and culture and magnificent scenery along the way.
11 Days - EUR €1,795
Beach Holiday on the paradisiac island of Sainte-Marie
Beach Holiday on the paradisiac island of Sainte-Marie
After having discovered Madagascar your trip will bring you to the green Island of Sainte-Marie, where you can enjoy the wonderful sea and have contact with the hospitable Malagasy people.
6 Days - EUR €985

6. Volunteer and make a difference
Volunteering is a great way to travel and make new friends, at the same time you will be contributing to societies that are less fortunate. It will be a life changing experience, helping you to gain new skills, self-confidence and will certainly improve your CV

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Volunteer on the Madagascar Conservation Project
Volunteer on the Madagascar Conservation Project
Discover the remote and exotic coastal regions of southeast Madagascar, whilst researching some of the world’s most endangered habitats and species and taking part in community-based initiatives.
14 Days - GBP £795
Children for Children's Future Volunteer Programme
Children for Children's Future Volunteer Programme
Help orphaned children by teaching them English and personal hygiene as well as providing supportive care. Also work on a HIV/AIDS Project
30 Days - USD $2,394
Community Construction in Madagascar
Community Construction in Madagascar
Support an award-winning NGO by assisting with the construction of community buildings in isolated and beautiful Malagasy villages.
14 Days - GBP £795

7. Historical & Cultural experience in Ethiopia
Ethiopia is not a typical African safari destination, with its old and fascinating history, very colourful and diverse ethnic groups and the magnificent natural beauty of the Bale and Simeen mountains it will provide a most memorable holiday experience that you will not find in any other African country

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Highlights Of Ethiopia Historic Route & Omo Valley
Highlights Of Ethiopia Historic Route & Omo Valley
This Ethiopia Tour features the historical, cultural and natural attractions of the northern historic route and southern Omo valley of Ethiopia. Fascinating cultures and friendly locals ensure unforgettable experiences.
18 Days - USD $4,200
Ethiopia - Mountain walking, hiking, trekking
Ethiopia - Mountain walking, hiking, trekking
The Simien Mountains of Ethiopia is a UNESCO World Heritage National Park. Trekking the Simien Mountains is also called trekking the “Roof of Africa”. Our Ethiopia trekking includes climbing Ras Dashen Mountain.
17 Days - USD $2,404
Ethiopia-  Surma and Gambela People
Ethiopia- Surma and Gambela People
Western Ethiopia is a truly extraordinary place to visit with superb scenery and colourful culture. The Nuer people in Gambela are known by body scarification; Surma men are known by the stick fighting, called Donga.
11 Days - USD $2,970

8. Safari in the World known Kruger Park
A holiday in Southern Africa would not be complete without a visit to the Kruger National Park being the world's most prolific big African game reserve. It ofers un-rivalled wildlife viewing being home to a wealth of animals, with over 145 species of mammals, including the "Big 5" plus 500 species of bird and 33 types of amphibian. The flora is equally diverse with over 300 different types of trees.

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South Africa Kruger Park Family Safari 3 days
South Africa Kruger Park Family Safari 3 days
Kruger Park with your children in our all weather vehicle. This is a Private Safari with 4 star lodge. This child friendly safari is planned with the family in mind. Private Safaris have exclusive vehicle use.
3 Days - USD $1,235
Kruger National Park, 8 Day Small Group Safari
Kruger National Park, 8 Day Small Group Safari
2017 and 2018 - privately guided safari itineraries in the Kruger National Park. Complete with 5-star service in nature guiding (ranger) and cooking (chef) in three Kruger locations.
8 Days - USD $2,440
Private Family Safari to Kruger National Park
Private Family Safari to Kruger National Park
Special offers for 2017 and 2018 Kruger Park Safari holiday for the whole family - tailor made specifically for your family’s once-in-a-lifetime experience. Unrivalled wildlife viewing, fully inclusive service. Choose your own dates
7 Days - USD $1,880

9. See the Great Wildebeest Migration
The highlight of an East African safari is having the chance to experience the natural event of the annual great migration in either the Serengeti National Park or Masai Mara National Reserve. Depending on the time you plan to travel, both parks are equally spectacular to witness the largest movement of wildlife on earth, when over a million Wildebeest migrate and are joined by hundreds of thousands of zebra and Thomson's gazelles with the main predators always being close by

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The Great Serengeti Migration Safari in Tanzania
The Great Serengeti Migration Safari in Tanzania
Come and see the World's Greatest wildlife migration visiting Serengeti, Ngorongoro Crater, Lake Manyara and Tarangire. The best time to visit is December to February and from May to July.
10 Days - USD $2,662
Great Wildebeest Migration Lodge Safari, Tanzania
Great Wildebeest Migration Lodge Safari, Tanzania
This safari allows you to witness the very best of Tanzania. You will revel in all the wildlife viewing opportunities on the fabled plains of the Serengeti, around Lake Manyara, Tarangire & Ngorongoro
11 Days - USD $5,770
Seventh Natural Wonder of the World, Masai Mara Safari
Seventh Natural Wonder of the World, Masai Mara Safari
Kenya's most popular Park bordering Serengeti, Tanzania. Enjoy the host of annual wildebeest & zebra migration during July - October. Greatest concentration of wildlife found here, amazing scenery and tribes.
3 Days - EUR €595

10. Relax on a Nile Cruise and take in historical sights of Egypt
If you want to avoid the crowds of years gone by and years to come, there will never be a better time to visit Egypt than right now. Contrary to what the media may have you believe, Egypt is a safe destination to travel to, travel advisories have been lifted to the main tourist destinations including Cairo, Luxor and Aswan. Consider a holiday experience you will never forget and leave with the knowledge that your holiday will be helping the country and people of Egypt to recover

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Egypt: Sights of Cairo and 5 Star Nile Cruise
Egypt: Sights of Cairo and 5 Star Nile Cruise
Spend 4 days in Cairo, enjoying the historical sights then relax on a Nile Cruise taking in the ancient wonders of Egypt.
8 Days - EUR €820
2 weeks in Egypt
2 weeks in Egypt
Enjoy the historical sights of Cairo, Luxor and Aswan and relax on a Nile Cruise
14 Days - EUR €1,390
Budget Vacation in Egypt
Budget Vacation in Egypt
This tour is designed for those on a budget and includes the historical highlights of Cairo and visiting the wonders Egypt has to offer along the banks of the Nile River on a 5 star Nile Cruise from Aswan to Luxor
7 Days - EUR €580

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