Included Activities

  • Fish River Canyon viewpoint, Namibia
  • Guided walk through the landscapes of the Namib desert, learning all about the delicate desert ecosystem
  • Explore the other-worldly landscapes of the Sossusvlei and Dead Vlei salt pans
  • Climb the colossal sand dune of Dune 45 to witness the incredible shifting colours of the Namib deserts at sunrise
  • Visit the largest Cape Seal colony at Cape Cross on the Skeleton Coast
  • Explore the stunning primaeval landscape of Spitzkoppe, and walk to the nearby ancient San rock paintings
  • Game drives, Etosha National Park, Namibia
  • Walk with the San tribespeople, learning all about their life and culture
  • Watch a traditional trance-dance and storytelling from the San around the fire in the evening
  • 2-day/1-night guided safari deep into the Okavango Delta, including Mokoro trips and bushwalking safaris
  • Guided walking safari in search of White Rhino in Matobo National Park
  • Learn all about the colonial history of Southern Africa at a visit to the grave of Cecil Rhodes
  • Entrance fee and 4×4 safaris through Hwange National Park
  • Visit to the Painted Dog Conservation project near Hwange
  • Visit to the awe-inspiring Victoria Falls, the largest waterfalls in Africa
  • 2 day/2 night canoe wildlife safari in the Lower Zambezi area
  • Entrance fee and morning and evening 4×4 game drives through the wildlife-packed South Luangwa National Park
  • Drive through Mikumi National Park, Tanzania
  • Ferry to and from Zanzibar
  • Guided tour of Zanzibar’s historical sites, markets, and the spice plantations
  • 3 day/2 night safari in 4x4s into the Serengeti and Ngorongoro Crater National Reserves
  • Village walk with the Mto Wa Mbu village community project
  • 2-night/3-day safari in 4x4s into the Maasai Mara
  • Visit to the Dragoman-supported orphanage at the Saidia Children’s Home in Gilgil
  • Entrance fee and half-day and full-day 4×4 game drives in Nakuru National Park
  • Trek on foot in the Budongo Forest in search of habituated chimpanzees
  • Launch cruise on the River Nile to the mighty Murchison Falls
  • Entrance fee and game drives (in overland truck), Murchison Falls National Park
  • Genocide Memorial, Rwanda
  • Trek in the forests of Rwanda’s Volcanos National Park in search of the mighty mountain gorillas
  • Entrance fee and game drive (in overland truck), Queen Elizabeth National Park
  • Boat trip through the Kazinga Channel in Queen Elizabeth National Park
  • Visit the Elsamere Born Free Foundation at the former house of the conservationists Joy and George Adamson
  • Visit and stay at the Samburu tribal community and cultural project
  • Entrance fee and game drive (in overland truck), Samburu National Reserve
  • Journey through the remote Omo Valley, visiting several tribal communities along the way (possibly including the Hamer, Banna, Mursi, Ari, Konso or Danesesch tribes)
  • Visit the Dragoman-supported Awassa Children’s Project, a home for orphaned children from the area
  • Relax in the hot springs at Wendo Genet
  • Various walks through the forests, moors, and mountains of the beautiful Bale Mountains National Park
  • Boat trip across Lake Ziway to Tulu Gudo Island, and explore the old Coptic monastery on the island on a guided tour
  • Boat trip on Lake Tana to visit the ancient Coptic churches and monasteries nearby
  • Explore the stunning Blue Nile Falls
  • Full-day guided tour of the 12th-century rock-hewn churches and monasteries at Lalibela
  • Explore the ancient rock-hewn churches of Tigray at Mekele
  • Guided tour of the ancient 4th-century tombs and palaces of the Axumite Kingdom in Axum
  • 3 days of guided treks in the phenomenal scenery of the Simien Mountains National Park
  • Half-day guided tour of the castles, churches and baths of Gondar
  • Explore the ancient Kushite temples of Naqa, Musawwarat, Meroe & Soleb
  • Explore the ancient Kushite Royal Pyramids at Nuri and the pre-Kushite Temple of Deffufa
  • Climb to the summit of Jebel Barkal mountain
  • Visit the awe-inspiring world-famous Temple of Ramses II and Temple of Nefertari in Abu Simbel
  • Overnight felucca cruise, Aswan
  • Guided tour of the Ptolomaic-era Temple of Horus at Edfu, Luxor
  • Guided tour of the monumental Temple of Karnak, Luxor
  • Visit to the Valley of the Kings, Luxor
  • Visit to the Temple of Hatshepsut, Luxor
  • Temple of Hathor, Dendara
  • Explore the Ottoman fort at El Quesir
  • Visit the ancient Coptic Monastery of St. Anthony in Egypt’s Eastern Deserts
  • Visit the site of Dashur, with the fascinating Red and Bent Pyramids built by the 4th Dynasty Pharoah Sneferu – includes entrance to the interior of the Red Pyramid
  • Explore the world-famous site of the Great Pyramids of Giza and the mythical Sphinx
  • Visit the ancient 3rd Dynasty necropolis of Saqqara, including Djoser’s Step Pyramid, the oldest complete stone building ever built in the world
  • Explore the remains of Memphis, the old capital of Lower Egypt
  • Guided tour of the incredible Egyptian Museum in Cairo

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