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Safaris -- Unique Adventures

 

Safaris

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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.
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Journey to Antarctica: The White Continent
Explore Antarctica in expedition style, aboard an authentic expedition ship is an incomparable experience and your guarantee of an in-depth encounter with all its wonders.
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Namibia Wildlife & Dunes Safari
This safari trip includes early morning and evening game drives in 4X4 vehicles, some of which can be on long and dusty roads. You should be prepared to walk for 1-3 hours per day. There are opportunities for rhino tracking, when possible, which involves walking on rugged, rocky terrain.
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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.
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South African Tapestry
Explore the striking scenery and prolific wildlife from your private game lodge on twice-daily game activities. Don't forget your binoculars!Discover an ecological oasis with ancient sandstone formations and bushman rock art paintings dating as far back as 10,000 years.Experience sunrise views of the Indian Ocean from the charming Oyster Box in Durban and sunset views of the Atlantic Ocean from the Twelve Apostles Hotel and Spa in Cape Town.Enjoy award-winning hotels and luxury lodges as they pamper you throughout your visit.
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Rwanda Gorilla Trekking Adventure
A truly exhilarating experience, Rwanda Gorilla Trekking Adventure allows you to come face to face with the largest primates in the world. Take in the sights of Rwanda’s picturesque countryside, visiting Volcanoes National Park, and catching a glimpse of gorillas in the wild and the Virungas, 9 impossibly steep volcanoes, while traversing on foot. Enjoy knowledgeable guides, giving you all the information you need to know about these incredible animals.
ANTARCTICA, SOUTH GEORGIA AND THE FALKLANDS
Antarctica, South Georgia and the Falklands
For most travelers, visiting Antarctica is a once-in-a-lifetime experience. So, for those with the luxury of time, including the Falklands and South Georgia Island cruise just makes sense. And makes for a genuine experience-of-a-lifetime. This voyage has it all.
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Makgadikgadi Pans National Park
For a complete Botswana picture, this add on to the Makgadikgadi Pans National Park is the perfect complement to our Best of Botswana safari.
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11-Day Anchorage Denali Express - Southbound Cruisetour
One of our best value land tours for time-conscious guests offering an up close Denali experience, tour of Alaska's largest city and moderate hotel properties.
Alaska - Voyage to Great Bear Rainforest
Voyage to Great Bear Rainforest: Native Culture & Wildlife in the Land of the Spirit Bear
Sail into the narrow, winding fjords of northern British Columbia and enter the domain of the rare Spirit Bear. Hike along its salmon-rich streams, enter forests of towering cedars, and see the protected region's abundant wildlife
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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.
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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.
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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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Adventure in Madagascar
PONANT invites you on a brand-new expedition cruise in the Indian Ocean to discover "the island continent" of Madagascar. From Mauritius to the Seychelles, 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.
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Golden Triangle and Ranthambhore - Category B
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Kenya & Tanzania Highlights
Experience the Masai Mara, considered by many to be Africa's greatest wildlife reserve. This is the adventure of a lifetime with a panorama of vast natural spectacle at every turn. The itinerary includes Africa's most fabled game parks including the Olduvai Gorge, an archeological site excavated by the Leakeys.
Whales & Wildness: Spring in the Sea of Cortez
Exploring the Sea of Cortez: A Living Sea & Desert Isles
The Sea of Cortez in spring is among the best times and places to see a great variety of whales-humpback, sperm, fin, Bryde's, and blue whales-plus large aggregations of dolphins. Sail the Sea of Cortez, exploring its many islands free from tourist infrastructure and designated a UNESCO World Heritage site.
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18-Day Queensland
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Discover the Wonders of Tanzania
Explore Tarangire National Park, a picturesque landscape filled with ancient baobab trees and ambling elephants.Discover the Ngorongoro Crater, hailed as one of the Natural Wonders of the World, and home to both predator and prey.Experience a visit to the Maasai of Ololosokwan. This is a wonderful opportunity to interact with this unique tribe, who are always enthusiastic to share their cultural beliefs.Enjoy exclusive wildlife viewing at Taasa Private Reserve. Explore the reserve on day and night game drives, and incredible walking safaris.
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Society Islands Explorer
Experience the full flavor of the Society Islands' elegant communities and perpetual sensuality on Society Islands Explorer. Marvel at the beauty of Moorea as you horseback ride along the beach, hike to hidden waterfalls or rest in the tranquil waters. Find yourself as you relax in Bora Bora, a tiny emerald island set amidst the truly turquoise waters. Swim with the sea life, taste the local flavors and feel inspired by the allure of these Pacific island treasures.
Alaska - Icy Strait Point, cruisetour
11-Day Fairbanks Denali Express - Southbound 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.
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Magical Madagascar
Explore a place unlike any other, fantastically beautiful and diverse, where half the fun is getting to these incredible attractions.Discover the joy of waking to the distant singing of the local Antandroy tribe as they fetch water from the river.Experience the thrill of spotting your first mouse lemur on a nocturnal forest walk.Enjoy a one of kind adventure, tracking more than a dozen species of lemurs in forests of every kind - rain, dry and spiny.
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19-Day Australian Outback - Tour 3I
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Discover New Zealand and Australia
Discover the best of what both New Zealand and Australia have to offer. Bare witness to ancient natural wonders in New Zealand as you journey through this modern-day middle earth. Then, head Down Under and tour Australia's iconic sights and energetic cities. Stay active while enjoying a variety of authentic and adventurous activities mixed with ample relaxation, all while retreating to the comfort and hospitality of some of the most luxurious accommodations as you Discover New Zealand and Australia.
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Best Of Botswana
Explore the African bush on a nature walk. Your guide will bring your biology textbook to life, as he points out medicinal plants, animal tracks, and micro ecosystems, and explain how everything is inter-connected.Discover the intricacies of the Okavango Delta at your own pace with an experienced guide. Explore secret channels on boat rides and traditional dugout canoes and the seasonal floodplains in 4x4 safari drives.Experience a walk along the thundering Victoria Falls, one of the World's Seven Natural Wonders, followed by a blissful sunset dinner cruise on the Zambezi River.Enjoy a scenic helicopter flight over the unreachable, wilderness regions of the Okavango Delta, a World Heritag...
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Platinum Botswana
Explore the Selinda Reserve, one of Botswana's most prolific wildlife areas boasting staggering wildlife populations year-round. Home to leopard, lion, cheetah, elephant, buffalo, red lechwe, zebra and giraffe, it is also a refuge for some of the more uncommon species such as African wild dog, roan and sable.Discover the Makgadikgadi Pans, a landscape of space and otherworldly vistas in search of unique desert wildlife. Enjoy a blockbuster of activities including quad biking, bushman walks , traditional game drives and meerkat encounters.Experience exclusive, unrivaled flexibility at Xigera Safari Lodge in the heart of the incredible Okavango Delta, with no set times, no itineraries, just...
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12-Day Denali-Alyeska Explorer - Northbound Cruisetour
The best way for nature lovers in search of rustic elegance to experience Denali and the heart of Alaska's wilderness.
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Affordable Botswana
From Victoria Falls via Chobe National Park and the Chobe River into the Okavango Delta this journey delivers some of the great natural wonders Africa has to offer. The area is also rich in animals, which are seen during multiple included game drives.
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Classic Southern Africa
Make your away across South Africa, Botswana and Zambia in Classic Southern Africa. Center yourself in Cape time; get to know this South African city inside and out on tours taking to you Table Mountain and to the Cape Point Nature Reserve. Get wild on safaris in search of big game and adventure. Botswana and Zambia are full of wildlife sure to get your heart racing. Lions, leopard, elephants and buffalo herds are just a few of the game you’re bound to see as you set your sights on southern Africa.
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Amazon Peru: Sandoval Lake Lodge
Enter the world's most biologically diverse habitat within a natural kaleidoscope of lush tropical vegetation and spectacular, unspoiled vistas. Monkeys, macaws and Giant Otters share their homes as you trek by trail or canoe as a true jungle explorer.
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Sossusvlei Adventure (By Air - Deluxe class)
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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.
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Ecuador Galapagos Island Family Adventure Cruise
7 full days of nature walks, easy canoeing, snorkeling, and touring, sleeping in eco-lodges and aboard the deluxe yacht Galaxy I.
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The Canadian Maritimes and Newfoundland
Our Newfoundland and Canadian Maritime cruises allow you to embark on the National Geographic Explorer and sail into Eastern Canada's breathtaking natural beauty. Discover Newfoundland's little known, astonishing Viking past. Your journey of pure discovery ventures to the legendary islands of Cape Breton, Saint Pierre, and the Isles de la Madeleine.
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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.
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Treasures 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.
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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.
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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.
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Luxury in New Zealand
Be taken to the farthest reaches of this mysterious land as you wine and dine beside panoramic vistas. Luxury in New Zealand brings you deeper into Kiwi culture than you thought possible. Jet off on a helicopter ride over Milford Sound, relax and unwind in beautiful Wairarapa and marvel at the majesty of Canterbury. Luxury lodges, set next to picturesque backdrops are in store for you as you traverse this one-of-a-kind country in style.
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Amazon Peru: Reserva Amazonica Lodge
This is the rainforest adventure of a lifetime set in a paradise of exotic birds and butterflies. Discover the enchanting splendor of the Amazon surrounded by lush tropical trails, unique wildlife and an invitation to experience a thrilling treetop canopy bridge and a variety of amazing jungle treks.
Land Of The Ice Bears: An In-Depth Exploration Of Arctic Svalbard
Land Of The Ice Bears: An In-Depth Exploration Of Arctic Svalbard
Svalbard is the best place on the planet to see polar bears-wild, majestic, in their native habitat: the sea ice. And see them we do--during our season in Svalbard, we observe all manner of behavior from hunting for seals amid the floes to frolicking cubs--all viewable from the proximity and safety of our ship's deck rail.
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Exotic Zanzibar - Baraza Resort & Spa
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Southern Africa Wildlife Wonderland
Explore the striking scenery and prolific wildlife from your private game lodge on twice-daily game activities. Don't forget your binoculars!Discover the intriguing world of the Okavango Delta, the world's largest inland delta, as you explore by mokoro, motorboat and open safari vehicle.Experience the breathtaking scenery of the Cape of Good Hope and see the amusing antics of the African penguin colony at Boulders Beach.Enjoy a leisurely sundowner cruise on the Zambezi River, and join in the end-of-day ritual which sees wildlife head to the river for their last drink of the day.
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Mirage Las Vegas
The iconic Volcano at the Mirage entrance gives you an explosive welcome. Inside, the 20,000-gallon, 450-fish saltwater fish tank will captivate you. Come face-to-face with bottlenose dolphins, white tigers, white lions, and leopards at Siegfried & Roy's Secret Garden and Dolphin Habitat. Painting or Yoga with the dolphins are exclusive experiences, unlike any other in Las Vegas. Heated pools with waterfalls, lagoons, lounges and private cabanas are havens of relaxation, while the full-service spa, salon and fitness center will rejuvenate your body and spirit.
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India In Depth
Get ready to be awestruck by this incredible country as we take you to India In Depth. Taking you all over this one-of-a kind country, you'll discover the contributing factors that make this country so alluring. Marvel at the grandeur of the Taj Majal and discover the dynamic city of Mumbai. Bustling, flavorful and full of color, you'll see India from the inside out on this journey through its history, sights, monuments and more.
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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!
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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.
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Southern Africa Through a Child's Eyes
This remarkable journey starts in Victoria Falls, where you and your family will witness the most awe- inspiring cascade of falling water on earth! Here, and throughout your vacation, the special needs of families are thoughtfully attended to: family- friendly accommodations with children's menus, pint-sized robes, babysitting and activities for explorers of all ages.
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Discover Incredible India

 

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)