Our destinations offer bundles of adventurous opportunity, whether it be by climbing the highest mountain in Africa or adapting to tribe life deep in the Amazon. So if you are one for the active and the exciting, take a look at this collection of our most intrepid and unusual expeditions.
11 - A Deep cultural, ethnic and tribal encounter
Experience an authentic encounter with the true and traditional cultures of Africa. Beginning in Cape Town, witness the townships, people, food and multicultural heritage of this mesmerising city. From townships to Zulu villages, meet tribe elders in KwaZulu Natal when you’re not busy stalking game, before delving deep into Botswana’s Kalahari Desert. Here you’ll have the exceptional experience of camping near a traditional bushman settlement. Meeting them and learning how they live by rituals, listening to their stories and even joining them on a hunt, this is a genuinely unforgettable trip.
10 - TOTAL PATAGONIA HOLIDAY
Majestic Patagonia is known for its awesome adventures and this trip encompasses its finest scenic spectacles. Expert guides will take you on private, customised tours of an array of epic sights including the Moreno Glacier, the peaks of FitzRoy and the frontier-like city of Ushuaia. You’ll also have the chance to marvel at the glittering lakes of Bariloche and get off the trodden tourist track in Bahia Bustamante where an abundance of marine life can be found.
9 - OFFBEAT BALI AND JAVA EXPLORER
Travel through Bali and Java’s beguiling sights and pastoral landscapes on this active and cultural Indonesianitinerary. Start in the spiritual hub of Ubud visiting healers, artisans and temples, before moving across to the northern beaches of Pemuteran where diving among coral reefs and discovering wildlife in the National Park awaits. A hop over to the varied terrain of Java then promises the dramatic volcanic scenery of Mount Bromo, alongside visits to peaceful valleys, villages and the exceptional ninth century Borobudur Temple.
8 - A FLYING ACTION ADVENTURE
For an active Namibian adventure, look no further than this extraordinary flying safari. Fly to the ripplingSossusvlei dunes where you can get as adventurous as you like with dune drives, quadbiking, hot air balloon rides and stargazing all available, before continuing on by another light aircraft to Damaraland. Here you can experience further thrills and excitement including game drives and bushman art visits, while two nights of more wildlife fun at Etosha National Park rounds off this trip perfectly. Though the destinations you stay at and visit during this trip are indeed outstanding, it is the flights over these coppered and and stark landscapes that really add a special dimension.
7 - DEEP EXPLORATION INTO ECUADOR
If an authentic and in-depth insight into Ecuador is what you’re after, then this itinerary will certainly impress. Kick off with a visit to the first ever UNESCO site of Quito, then delve deep into the Amazon. Stay with the Huaorani tribe, a traditional Amazonian community shrouded in myths and magic, learn their cultural quirks as they share and teach their ancient hunting techniques on nocturnal safaris. What’s more, three further nights in the cultural and pastoral Otavalo Region rounds off this exploratory encounter with trips to local markets, workshops and pre-Incan pyramids.
6 - GREAT LIVINGSTONE EXPLORER
This exploratory adventure follows the footsteps of the great explorer, Dr. David Livingstone. During his lifetime Livingstone uncovered the wild, unspoilt spots of Africa and now, we can take you there. From Tanzania’s Mahale Mountains to the natural beauty of Zanzibar to the mighty splendour of Zambia, all are included in this bucket list worthy trip, making it the perfect choice for those true travellers wanting to see remote, untouched Africa.
5 - BORNEO WILDLIFE EXPLORER & LANGKAWI BEACHES
A true animal adventure, this Borneo trip focuses on complete wildlife exploration with a touch of idyllic beach relaxation at the end. Visit Sandakan and Sepilok to meet endangered Orang-Utans and Sun Bears at the prominent rehabilitation centre, before heading out into the wilderness of the Kinabatangan River and the Danum Valley. Here you’ll have the chance to search for these creatures, as well as clouded leopards, pygmy elephants and sumatran rhinos in their own natural habitat.
4 - HIGH PLAINS GRAND TOUR
This impressive and extensive adventure offers twenty days of extreme Latin American discovery. Traversing through the high regions of the Bolivian Salt Flats, Lake Titicaca, the deserts of Chile and the Peruvian Andes, the High Plains Grand Tour is undoubtedly a magnificent journey. Besides from spectacular sights, you’ll also experience fascinating and authentic cultural exchanges including meeting the Quechua people of Bolivia.
3 - FACES OF AFRICA: AN EPIC JOURNEY
A thoroughly inspired and breath-taking three week voyage through this captivating continent, Faces of Africashowcases Africa’s best natural wonders, locations and experiences. Track grand gorillas through the mysticalBwindi Forest, witness the infamous river crossings of the Migration in the Masaai Mara, before listening to the thundering rush of Victoria Falls. Delight in exclusive encounters with Botswana’s beautiful wildlife on safari in the heart of the Okavango, watch the rippling ‘sand sea’ of the remote Namib desert, enjoy the vibrant life of Cape Town and then end with a luxury train journey through the stunning scenery of South Africa.
2 - OFF-ROAD EXPEDITION THROUGH THE PUNA
This seven-night journey takes you on a spectacular adventure through the remote and hidden wonders of northwest Argentina. Beginning in Salta, travel through Mars-like settings and rocky gorges to high altitude wineries and past age-old volcanoes for a truly other-worldly experience. If all of that isn’t enough, this exploratory 4WD tour also takes you to see mind-boggling giant pumice stones, salt lakes and a magnificent desert oasis.
1 - PRIVATE KILIMANJARO TREK WITH SAFARI
The ultimate African climbing adventure: an eight day hike up the world’s tallest free-standing mountain, the mighty Kilimanjaro, followed by an exhilarating safari in the Northern Serengeti. This is the perfect itinerary for adrenaline junkies in search of a true challenge in mind-blowing surrounds, plus wild animal action.