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This is a great introduction to the wonderful island of Cuba. On this tour we will get the three of the most popular destinations in Cuba: Havana, Vinales and Trinidad. We travel in private vehicles and stay in peoples homes. Cuban people are justifiably known for their warm welcomes and friendly hospitality and by staying in their homes we get to experience this first hand. Get beyond the beach resorts to get a deeper insight into Cuba, its wonderful people and its distinctive culture.
Namibia is a land full of incredible geological wonders, spectacular landscapes and diverse game. With a whole host of unexplored regions and a diversity that has barely changed for thousands of years Namibia is one of Southern Africa’s most enthralling destinations! The rolling red sand dunes of the Namib Desert, boulder festooned grassy plains of Damaraland, waterfalls, tribal villages and the inhospitable shoreline of the Skeleton coast, this is an incredible tour that will stay with you forever.
Gabon is a paradise for wildlife enthusiasts, Africa’s last Eden, with a huge proportion of its land designated as national parks and home to some of the continent’s most impressive wildlife. This short tour of Gabon tour gives you the chance to see Africa at its wildest, taking you to the heart of its rainforests and the mighty Loango National Park, a land of primeval jungles, beautiful beaches, wetlands and savannah, made famous by the explorer Mike Fay in his epic trek through Central Africa.
Straddling both West and Central Africa, Cameroon is alive with the traditions and customs of more than two hundred and fifty different ethnic groups, an enchanting and magical cultural mix. This tour takes you to the heart of a country much neglected by tourism, exploring lands that have seldom been visited by outsiders. A pioneering Cameroon tour that encapsulates the very best of this magical region.
Angola is a wild part of Africa that is slowly just starting to open again to tourism. This fascinating region is a lost treasure chest of African anthropology. Focussing on the remote south, a land of unspoiled wilderness, we travel to remote communities and settlements in an effort to understand the customs and ancient practices of the region’s most traditional peoples, staunchly holding on to their way of life and for whom the outside world is barely relevant. Join us on a unique journey through the fascinating country of Angola.
The Gewewol festival in Chad is a spectacularly colourful celebration in which young Mbororo men decorate themselves, donning make up and jewellery and ‘displaying’ to young women in search of a partner. Travelling to a remote part of the Sahel, we get the rare opportunity to join them as they congregate for feasting, racing, dancing and finding lovers and immerse ourselves in a culture that lives with traditions that stretch back centuries. – this is a unique opportunity to meet the Mbororo for a celebration of their culture that will simply take your breath away. Africa is known for its festivals, but none can rival the Gerewol.
There are few places left in Africa that compare to South Sudan, a wild and untamed world that is home to some of the continent’s most traditional ethnic groups, living in the same way as their ancient forefathers. This short trip takes you deep into the tribal heart of a truly fascinating part of the continent in the world’s newest country. This is not always an easy journey – infrastructure is often lacking, and visitors virtually unknown – but without a doubt is one of the most exciting you are likely to make.
This is a great itinerary that visits the very best of the northern historical circuit whilst offering a few hidden treasures as well. Travelling from Gonder to Lalibela by 4WD, explore the UNESCO sites of Lalibela, Gonder & Axum and the stunning scenery of the Simien Mountains. Discover the rarely visited Tigray region to see rock churches off the beaten track and take the hiking track with the charity TESFA (Tourism in Ethiopia for Sustainable Future Alternatives) for 2 nights walking and staying in local villages.
Yuma means “United States” in Cuban slang. Follow the rhythms of Cuba on this short 7 Day SCP compliant tour, open to Americans, exploring some of Cuba’s most iconic sites and discovering some hidden gems. Explore the history and architecture of old Havana on foot then jump in an American classic car for a panoramic city tour. Spend a night in Santa Clara, Cuba’s edgiest city and home to the Che Guevara memorial. UNESCO-listed colonial Trinidad is like a time warp with its cobblestone streets, brightly painted homes and musicians seemingly on every corner. Nearby is the Caribbean-kissed beach of Playa Ancon. We travel via elegant Cienfuegos to Playa Giron on the Bay of Pigs, known for the landing of the U.S. sponsored counter-revolutionaries in 1961 and now a diver’s and snorkeller’s paradise. We return to Havana to head home or extend our stay on this fascinating island.
Travelling to what can rightly be called the holy grail of Saharan travel – Chad's mighty Tibesti Mountains is the ultimate trip through an untamed land. For a long time these jagged volcanic peaks, home to the fiercely independent Tubu people, have been out of bounds, but no longer. The Tibesti holds an allure that is hard to resist, one of the last places left where you can feel like a true explorer. A truly magical journey through an intoxicating land.