Africa Holidays
Straddling the equator, Africa offers you variety and extremes without parallel. From the rugged island beauty of Cape Verde to the vibrant coloured dunes of the Namibian desert, the contrasts of this vast and dramatic continent are astonishing. We have game parks, battlefields and mountains, the spectacular white sand beaches of Seychelles and a fascinating exploration of magical Kenya.

Go walking in South Africa and you’ll see it is a land of captivating contrasts. The bush and grasslands are full of exotic plant life and unique safari opportunities. The cities are bustling cultural centres with individual character and charm. The whole country is an enchanting mixture of the old and the new, organic and man made. Come with us on one of our holidays walking in South Africa and be blown away by the diversity, culture and passion alive in the country.

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Angus Russell spent 12 years pretty much continuously travelling the world as a mountain walking leader, ski tour leader, holiday rep and ship’s officer.

Our African Holidays


Cape Town at Christmas
Enjoy Christmas in the land of scenic beauty.

NEW As the oldest city in South Africa, Cape Town’s spectacular geographical location and diversity of cultures make it a wonderful place to spend your festive break. We offer walking in the Cape of Good Hope and Silvermine Nature Reserves, on Table Mountain, Lion’s Head and Signal Hill in Cape Town and we'll also explore the ‘Mother City’
Next Dept: 22 Dec 14      For: 11 nights       From: Heathrow
Types:    Festive Walking New Holiday     Grades: D/Sightseeing
Price from: £2,825
 
 
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A Taste of South Africa & Safari
An eclectic mix of the best from the southern tip of Africa
NEW South Africa is an unforgettable experience. This holiday allows you to experience what makes South Africa incredible, from the breathtaking scenery and world class cuisine to a glimpse of the big five.
Next Dept: 13 Mar 15      For: 17 nights       From: Heathrow
Types:    New Holiday Rich in Wildlife     Grades: D/Sightseeing
Price from: £3,999
 
 
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Oceans, Mountains, Wine & Wanders
Exploring the delights of Africa's Western Cape - an Adagio holiday

South Africa is so often described as a ‘world in one country’ and this could not be more true. It offers a sense of unravelling scenery from its world renowned seascapes to its majestical mountain backdrops to its vineyard lined countryside.
Next Dept: 18 Aug 14      For: 12 nights       From: Heathrow
Types:    Adagio     Grades:
Price from: £2,735
 
 
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Undiscovered Cape Verde
An Atlantic island discovery
The Cape Verde Islands offer a unique blend of African and Portuguese history. We head for the geologically younger, more rugged islands where there is superb walking, and where the way of life is often relatively untouched by the outside world. Cape Verde offers beautiful landscapes from volcanic to fertile; turquoise seas, and a welcome which is warm and sincere
Next Dept: 01 Nov 14      For: 14 nights       From: Heathrow
Types:    Festive Walking Great Journeys Lifestyle Pioneer     Grades: D/D+
Price from: £2,125
 
 
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Magnificent Malawi & Zambia
The beating heart of Africa.
NEW Lake Malawi is not the country's only magnificent sight; we will be spoilt by the lush green beauty of the Zomba Plateau. In Zambia,  we have three days to experience South Luangwa National Park...
Next Dept: 03 Nov 14      For: 13 nights       From: Heathrow
Types:    Great Journeys Lifestyle New Holiday Pioneer Rich in Wildlife     Grades: D/Sightseeing
Price from: £2,890
 
 
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Land of a Thousand Hills
Unforgettable encounters with wildlife in Uganda & Rwanda
NEW An African adventure holiday, combining both Uganda and Rwanda in the heart of East Africa. We will be captivated by the beauty of the rolling green hills, tea plantations and lush thriving rainforest, bursting with wildlife and home to the most thrilling primates.
Next Dept: 11 Sep 15      For: 15 nights       From: TBA
Types:    New Holiday Pioneer Rich in Wildlife     Grades: D/Sightseeing
Price from: £0
 
 
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The Sculpted landscapes of Namibia
Wide horizons, breathtaking landscapes and abundant wildlife.
NEW Namibia; a country of magnificent contrasts with three distinct areas, the long narrow coastal Namib Desert, with its high dunes, dry riverbeds and beautifully eroded landscape. The central plateau with its rugged mountains interspersed with sand-filled valleys and endless plains and finally the fantastic red sand dunes of the Kalahari Desert.
Next Dept: 29 Aug 14      For: 19 nights       From: Heathrow
Types:    Great Journeys New Holiday Pioneer Rich in Wildlife Special Selection Hotels     Grades: D/Sightseeing
Price from: £3,695
 
 
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The Great South African Rail Journey
All aboard Shongololo “The Good Hope Express”; this really is exploring South Africa in style!
This unique touring concept allows us to enjoy the train as if it were a travelling hotel. The train travels throughout the night as we sleep in our comfortable cabins and  we awake in a new and exciting location. We will explore with our own dedicated transfer vehicle, and enjoy a new, exciting and unique experience every day!
Next Dept: Future Departures      For:       From: N/A
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Price from: £POA
 
 
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