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Desert, Delta and the Falls

The indigenous cultures, wildlife reserves, and spectacular scenery of Namibia, the Okavango, and Victoria Falls. This rustic experience displays the highlights of three varied countries.

From $4995 Per Person

Namibia, Botswana
15 Days

Active

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Best of Botswana and Zimbabwe

Visit the most animal-rich sanctuaries of Botswana and Zimbabwe, offering countless photo opportunities and intimate nature experiences. Top the trip off with a stop in Victoria Falls, one of the seven natural wonders of the world.

From $5495 Per Person

Botswana
11 Days

Active

Sample Custom Trip
Hikers stand at top of Mt Kilimanjaro

Top of Africa-Kili Climb: Shira Route

This expedition to the summit of Africa’s tallest mountain follows the Shira route to Kilimanjaro’s crater rim. Choose this route up Kilimanjaro for extra time acclimatizing, fewer fellow hikers, and wide-ranging views of the sister peaks and Kibo summit.

From $4795 Per Person

Kilimanjaro
10 Days

Demanding

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Classic Namibia

Savor Namibia's changing scenery and unspoiled wilderness using your own private guide.

From $5195 Per Person

Namibia
12 Days

Active

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Woman holds food in Ethiopia market

Ethiopia Timkat Festival & Cultural Odyssey

Join in the swirling color and passion of Timkat Festival. Visit the castles of Gondar, the sacred city of Axum, the Gelada Baboons in the Simien Mountains and the tribes of the Omo Valley. Late December departure varies slightly and includes the Genna Festival.

From $7995 Per Person

Ethiopia
20 Days

Vigorous

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women in Uganda preparing dough

Cultural and Animal Encounters in Uganda

With opportunities to meet villagers, learn cultural traditions, spot the big five safari animals, track mountain gorillas, view waterfalls, and visit community development projects, this trip includes more highlights than any other trip to Uganda and Rwanda. This itinerary was hand-crafted by our top-rated guide, Paul Tamwenya.

From $5800 Per Person

Uganda
12 Days

Active

Sample Custom Trip
Field of orange flowers in Mexico

The Monarchs of Michoacan

Join the magnificent monarch butterflies on their winter migration among the oyamel fir forests where they escape the cold every year. Also enjoy the ambience of colonial Morelia and the traditional artistry of communities on the shores of Lake Patzcuaro.

From $2995 Per Person

Mexico
8 Days

Active

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Day of the Dead in Michoacán

Begin in colonial Morelia, continue to the villages of the Meseta Purepecha, and celebrate the Day of the Dead on the shores of Lake Patzcuaro, where traditions are more beautiful, more colorful, and more elaborate than anywhere else in Mexico.

From $2785 Per Person

Mexico
9 Days

Active

Sample Custom Trip
Lemurs sit beneath bamboo in Madagascar

Madagascar Lemur Adventure

This is a focused ten-day exploration of Madagascar's most famous lemur reserves. Enjoy fantastic wildlife, and conclude with the beaches and island reserves near Nosy Be.

From $4995 Per Person

Madagascar
10 Days

Vigorous

Sample Custom Trip
Group of people dance during Ethiopia festival

Ethiopia Genna & Timkat Festivals

Join in the swirling color and passions of the Genna and Timkat Festivals. Visit the castles of Gondar, the sacred city of Axum, the Gelada Baboons in the Simien Mountains and the tribes of the Omo Valley.

From $7290 Per Person

Ethiopia
20 Days

Vigorous

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Activity Level

Match the trip’s intensity to your ability and motivation.

Gentle

Easy walking, with opportunities for low-key physical activity.

Active

Energetic exploration with optional day hikes, leisurely cycling, or light canoeing.

Vigorous

Day-long active excursions and options for demanding activity in varied environments.

Challenging

Strenuous hiking or other intense activity that may be at high altitude or over rough terrain.

Demanding

Multi-day trekking and other activities requiring endurance or strength. Steep trails. No technical expertise necessary.