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Safaris -- Unique Adventures

 

Safaris

Victoria Falls, Zambia - The Royal Livingstone Hotel
Experience the extraordinary Victoria Falls, the world's largest curtain of falling water, UNESCO World Heritage Site and center of adventure for explorers of all ages.
On Safari in Rwanda
Don't let the solo-country focus of this Private Safari deceive you... This is one of our most diverse and exciting wildlife adventures, taking you from open plains and wetlands to the densely forested slopes of the Virunga Mountains. Along the way, you'll thrill to a variety of unforgettable game-viewing experiences as you track Chimpanzees, Gorillas, Golden Monkeys and the Big Five across three of Africa's most interesting national parks.
Bora Bora Sampler
Travel to paradise and experience island living on these remote tropical havens. Discover the crystal clear waters of this beautiful island nation. Swim with reef sharks, snorkel or simply relax amid some of the most beautiful beaches in the world. Watch the sunset, taste the local cuisine and immerse yourself in Tahitian culture with Bora Bora Sampler.
South Africa, Regal Retreat
Explore beautiful Cape Town on privately guided sightseeing tours, including a scenic drive along the sparkling coastline of the Cape PeninsulaDiscover an oasis of calm at the iconic Belmond Mount Nelson Hotel, set at the foot of Table Mountain.Experience the joy of interacting with Camp Jabulani's resident elephant herd. Spend time watching them and learning about their individual stories.Enjoy the rhythm of Africa on close wildlife encounters in the Kapama Private Game Reserve.
World's Greatest Show & Safari - Mara
Explore Ngorongoro Crater, hailed as one of the Natural Wonders of the World, and home to both predator and prey.Discover the beauty of Amboseli with its famous large tusked elephants and views of snow-capped Mount Kilimanjaro.Experience the thrill of tracking Africa's Big Five and watching millions of wildebeest and zebras during their annual migration crossing the Mara River.Enjoy aerial game viewing as you fly between locations maximizing your safari time each step of the way.
Aussie Adventure
Get ready to say G'Day with this captivating Aussie Adventure. Embark on an experience highlighting Australia's most famed regions and iconic land marks. Embrace native heritage and local wildlife as you trek through the Outback in search of your very own cultural awakening. Dive into nature's largest underwater eco-system as you step off the white sand island beaches and into the Great Barrier Reef. Wrap up your Down Under sojourn with a visit to Australia's premier city, Sydney, to explore the renowned Sydney Opera House and Sydney Harbour Bridge.
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Pearls of Polynesia
Offering an abundance of majestic views, stunning ocean water and cultural sights and sounds, the Pearls of Polynesia, Bora Bora, Tikehau and Moorea, are sure to amaze even the most well traversed traveler. Unearth the elegance of Tahiti on some of the most beautiful islands in the South Pacific. Dive in with reef sharks, snorkel with schools of fish or take a trip out to sea. The physical allure of these three unique islands are sure to give you an unforgettable taste of Tahiti.
Gorillas of Uganda
This incredible itinerary leads you on a journey tracking these peaceful primates in their natural habitats as you discover the Gorillas of Uganda. Spend days trekking and spotting these massive animals in their natural habitat. The perfect itinerary for any animal lover, this trek deep into Uganda brings you to the animals; and action!
Majestic South Africa
Explore the wildlife rich Shamwari Private Game Reserve, home to the coveted Big Five and one of the largest private conservation initiatives in Southern Africa.Discover the breathtaking scenery of the Cape of Good Hope and see the amusing antics of the African penguin colony at Boulders Beach.Experience the ultimate in relaxation against the idyllic setting of vineyard life at Mont Rochelle in Franschhoek.Enjoy uninterrupted views from Eagles Crag high up in the cliffs and savor the sights and sounds of the bush.
The Galapagos by Land + Highlands of Ecuador
Our exclusive combination of the Ecuadoran Highlands and an up-close land-based exploration of the Galapagos Islands features go-any-day flexibility. Discover the natural wonders and enduring traditions of the Andes and then fly to the Galapagos for a 3-night stay at our inviting resort. We include a choice of excursions by land and water so you can experience the amazing flora, fauna and geology of the Galapagos.
Rwanda Primate Adventure
The hikes to see the mountain gorillas can last anywhere from 30 minutes to 7 hours over moderately steep, thickly forested, and uneven terrain, and the climate will be hot and humid.
Uganda Gorilla Safari
The hikes to see the mountain gorillas can last anywhere from 30mins to 7 hours over moderately steep, thickly forested, and uneven terrain, and the climate will be hot and humid. There are some long driving days over rough roads and dusty dirt tracks. Morning and afternoon game drives in our 4WD vehicles.
Ecuador Galapagos & Amazon Family Adventure
7 full days of nature walks, easy canoeing, snorkeling, and touring, sleeping in eco-lodges and aboard the deluxe catamaran EcoGalaxy.
Eastern Galapagos Cruise + Quito
Delight in Quito's finest luxury boutique hotel and our immersive sightseeing. Then step aboard the stylish, newly-renovated 24-cabin La Pinta for a 4-night cruise in an Upper Deck outside cabin. With our expert naturalists, you'll explore the best landing sites in the Eastern Galapagos - home to remarkable flora and fauna.
Western Galapagos Cruise + Quito
You'll love the city-center location of our luxury hotel in Quito - and sightseeing with our expert guide! Then embark on our extended 6-night cruise all the way to the Western edge of the Galapagos archipelago. Enjoy your Upper Deck outside cabin aboard the newly-renovated La Pinta and a complete program of shore landings with our expert naturalists.
Alaska Hula Hula River Rafting Adventure
This is a moderate to strenuous river rafting trip. You should be comfortable rafting up to 18 miles over the course of 4 hours per day for 7 days on class II – IV rapids. Previous river rafting experience is recommended, and you should be in good physical condition. Due to the remote nature of this trip, no vehicle support is available during our activities.
Victoria Falls In-Style
Venture to the commanding kingdom of Victoria Falls. Discover one of the seven natural wonders of the world as 650 million liters of water crash into the Zambezi River. Relax and enjoy a leisurely sunset cruise down the Zambezi River with incredible views of the African bush, beauty you have to see to believe.
Gorilla Trekking in Uganda
This incredible itinerary leads you on a journey tracking these peaceful primates in their natural habitats as you discover Gorilla Trekking in Uganda. Spend days trekking and spotting these massive animals in their natural habitat. The perfect itinerary for any animal lover, this trek deep into Uganda brings you to the animals; and action!
Wings Over Kenya In-Style
Soak in Kenya's diverse wildlife and indigenous cultures far and wide. Track the Big Five as you safari through Kenya's famed National Parks. Find yourself admiring savannahs rich with big game, timeless cultures unchanged by the modern world and equatorial forests. Don't miss the animals that are all around; herds of elephants, giraffes and rhinos, to name a few. Join us on Wings Over Kenya In-Style for endless opportunities for adventure, discovery, and relaxation in luxury.
Rwanda in the Mist
Explore the rich green rainforest environment of Parc National des Volcans.Discover the site of Dian Fossey's primate research when you hike to the remains of her Karisoke Research Center.Experience and observe a magnificent mountain gorilla group as they interact and forage in the forest.Enjoy gracious Rwandan hospitality and sweeping views at your lovely ecolodge.
Simba Safari (wednesday & Friday Departure)
Wild Kingdoms Of Southern Africa
Explore the "smoke that thunders," Victoria Falls, acclaimed as one of the Seven Natural Wonders of the World.Discover wildlife galore on early morning walking safaris, night game drives in search of the nocturnal species and on boating excursions on the river.Experience the friendly hospitality of the people when you visit a local village.Enjoy authentic bush camps which blend African charm and elegance with knowledgeable guiding for an excellent game viewing experience.
Upper Amazon Aboard the Delfin II
Our expedition style of travel means getting out daily in a variety of ways to actively experience the wonders of the Upper Amazon. The 28-guest Delfin II broadens the notion of expedition to include spacious, air-conditioned comfort and five-star cuisine.
Kenya + Tanzania: The Great Migration
Our luxury bush camps and lodges have been handpicked to get you closer to Africa's amazing variety of Big Game - and the Great Migration! Encompassing East Africa's finest game parks and reserves and timed to coincide with the peak Migration months, our exclusive wing safari is highlighted by the unfolding drama of the Greatest Show on Earth!
Ultimate South Africa with Victoria Falls
Explore beautiful Cape Town on privately guided sightseeing tours, including a spectacular helicopter flight along the sparkling coastline.Discover ultra luxury at Lion Sands Ivory Lodge, where elegant interiors, enhanced by the surrounding African bush, makes for a complete sensory experience of light, sound, flow, wood, water and air.Experience the thrill of searching for Africa's wildlife, on twice-daily game drives on Lion Sands Private Game Reserve.Enjoy the serenity of your very own treehouse suite on an exclusive island in the middle of the mighty Zambezi River.
Tanzania Ultimate Serengeti Active Safari
This safari trip includes early morning and evening game drives in 4X4 vehicles on roads that can be bumpy and rugged. The walking distance is flexible but you should be prepared to walk on uneven and occasionally muddy terrain. No previous experience is required.
Tamarindo Diria Beach Resort
Tamarindo Diria Beach & Golf Resort allows guests to relax to the peaceful sounds of the ocean, wildlife, and nature. The only hotel that is located on the white sandy beach of Tamarindo. View unforgettable sunsets from the balcony of your room.
Baja California: A Remarkable Journey
A Remarkable Journey offers the most comprehensive Baja California and the Sea of Cortez experience available. It is a photo expedition that begins in the gray whale birthing lagoons on the Pacific side of the Baja Peninsula and then ventures into the Sea of Cortez for over a week of exploration.
Morocco With Tangier, Fez And Rabat (standard Class)
Uganda Gorilla Trekking Adventure
This incredible itinerary leads you on a journey tracking these peaceful primates in their natural habitats as you embark upon a Uganda Gorilla Trekking Adventure. Spend days trekking and spotting these massive animals in their natural habitat. The perfect itinerary for any animal lover, this trek deep into Uganda brings you to the animals; and action!
The Big Five Safari in Kenya
Our luxury game safari takes you from the shadow of Kilimanjaro and the Mt. Kenya highlands into the most abundant wildlife habitat on Earth.
Antarctica and Patagonia: Legendary Ice and Epic Fjords
The Antarctic Peninsula to the Ross Sea, including Australia's Macquarie Island & the New Zealand Sub-Antarctic Islands
All Over New Zealand
Explore some of the most amazing scenery, attractions and culture as we take you All Over New Zealand. See what this wonderful country has to offer in a 17 night all-encompassing itinerary taking you to remarkable cities and showing you stunning scenery; a perfect combination of rural town traversing and outdoor exploring. Pump up your adrenaline on a jet boat, climb on the rugged Franz Josef Glacier and go deep into the Waitomo Caves. Wind down in Wellington, Dunedin and Queenstown and fall in love with New Zealand.
Highlights of Tanzania
Explore the famed Serengeti plains, the greatest wildlife region of East Africa, in search of migratory herds of zebras and wildebeest and their territorial predators: lion, leopard and cheetah.Discover the spectacular scenery created by gigantic baobabs silhouetted against the African sky.Experience the descent into the most unique caldera in the world: Ngorongoro Crater, often called the Eden of Africa.Enjoy wildlife viewing in Lake Manyara renowned for its seasonal pink flamingos coloring its shores, as for its nimble monkeys and fabled tree climbing lions.
The Last Refuge
Explore the bush from your intimate camps, whose locations and gracious staff welcome you in authentic African style.Discover the varied terrain and wildlife of the Okavango Delta, by traditional mokoro canoes and open-sided safari vehicles.Experience the thrill of small bush plane flights between camps - a chance to view game from the air. (Flights between camps are included.)Enjoy the antics of amusing meerkats as they forage and cautiously watch out for predators.
A Remarkable Journey to Alaska, British Columbia & Haida Gwaii
Embark on a 15-day adventure between Sitka, Alaska, and Seattle, Washington exploring three of the most appealing wild regions in the Pacific Northwest: Alaska's Inside Passage, coastal British Columbia, and Haida Gwaii.
11-Day Fairbanks Denali Express - Northbound Cruisetour
For enthusiasts with limited time looking to discover Alaska's historic and extreme ways of life. This tour features a Denali Park visit, overview of Alaska's Golden Heart City and moderate hotel properties.
The Connoisseur's Collection
Explore the intriguing world of the Okavango Delta, a World Heritage Site. Fly over unreachable, wilderness regions on a scenic helicopter flight.Discover the heart of Zambia on a community walk through the villages, and meet the people who call the riverbanks around Royal Chundu home.Experience personal butler service and exceptional guiding by Singita's accomplished game rangers - ensuring that you travel in style and comfort every step of the way.Enjoy time outdoors with a romantic picnic, set on the banks of the Zambezi River, complete with Persian carpet and a relaxing hammock.
Wings Over Africa Safari (2022 Itinerary)
The thrills of an East Africa safari featuring Kenya's and Tanzania's finest parks and reserves are uniquely combined with Victoria Falls and the best of South Africa. We include the Winelands, our complete Cape Town experience and the marine life of Grootbos at the tip of Africa! Delightful dining with wine and our luxury hotels, lodges + safari camps complete this ultimate adventure.
Circle Australia
On this all-encompassing journey around the Land of Oz you'll experience all the highlights of Australia, hitting Melbourne, Uluru, Cairns and the Great Barrier Reef, and Sydney - a full circle for a one-of-a kind Aussie adventure. Culture is what makes Melbourne unique; spend your time sampling restaurants, checking out galleries or experiencing a local sports game. Next you're off to Uluru Kata Tjuta National Park. Here you'll watch the sunset over Uluru, Australia's icon of the Outback, and listen to the "sounds of silence" while enjoying a traditional meal set under the stars. Cairns and the Great Barrier Reef are next on deck. A full day excursion to this expansive reef complex allow...
Adventure in Madagascar
PONANT invites you on a brand-new expedition cruise in the Indian Ocean to discover "the island continent" of Madagascar. From the Seychelles to Mauritius, set off for 16 days aboard Le Jacques-Cartier, between beaches, dives, encounters with local populations and the discovery of endemic fauna and flora in rarely visited places of stunning natural beauty.

 

October in South Africa

October 9 - 17, 2017 (7 Days/6 Nights in Southern Africa)

with Optional Extension to Victoria Falls

October 16 - 20, 2017 (4 Days/3 Nights in Southern Africa

with Optional Extension to Chobe

October 19 - 22, 2017 (3 Days/2 Nights in Botswana)