Safari & wildlife holidays
It’s a sheer privilege to experience the world’s great animals in the wild. And, it’s impossible to beat the icons of the Galápagos or the drama of the Serengeti, where leopards laze in trees and lions stalk great herds of wildebeest.
However, we’ve also got plenty of the unique. There’s everything from tracking gorillas in Rwanda and spotting grizzly bears in Canada to exploring the waterway maze of Botswana’s Okavango Delta. You might even want to take things into your own hand with a 4WD road trip through Namibia.
Wherever you choose, you can be sure of the finest in luxury experiences, with opulent tented camps and private baths under the stars. Take a look below for inspiration.
Cape, Winelands & Kruger Safari
12 days from £4,960 pp incl. flights
The perfect first-time visit to South Africa – explore vibrant Cape Town, wander amid world-class vineyards and spot the Big Five at Sabi Sand Game Reserve, home to the highest leopard population in the country
Luxury Cape Town, Kruger & Mauritius
15 days from £7,310 pp incl. flights
See the highlights of southern Africa, from its city greats and world-wonder safaris to its white-sands idyll. It’s all showcased in utter luxury, including indulgent dining and stays in the finest hotels.
Rwanda: A Mountain Gorilla Adventure
9 days from £6,100 pp incl. flights
Experience the wildlife encounter of a lifetime on this luxury journey through Rwanda. Staying at the country's finest hotels and lodges, you'll track chimps, seek out golden monkeys and meet gorillas in their remote jungle home.
Tanzania Wildebeest Migration Safari
9 days from £5,195 pp incl. flights
This tailor-made itinerary spectacularly follows the Great Wildebeest Migration, with a camp that changes location accordingly. You'll spot a vast array of wildlife, including the Big Five, while staying in luxury tented camps featuring all-inclusive meals, drinks and daily game drives.
Highlights of Botswana
10 days from £11,290 pp incl. flights
This is a safari at its most indulgent. Explore the winding waterways of the Okavango Delta and the vast expanse of the Kalahari Desert with stays in ultra-luxury lodges, enjoying all-inclusive activities and dining
Rocky Mountaineer: Rockies & Vancouver Island Circle
11 days from £4,580 pp incl. flightsSave up to £500 pp – ends 7 February
This once-in-a-lifetime trip takes in some of Canada’s most striking landscapes on its most iconic journey: Rocky Mountaineer. Traverse over rushing canyons, mountain passes and waterfalls otherwise unreachable, enjoying all-inclusive Michelin-starred dining and luxury hotel stays throughout.
Highlights of the Canadian Rockies on Rocky Mountaineer
7 days from £2,815 pp incl. flightsSave up to £250 pp – ends 7 February
Begin with Vancouver’s coastal charms before you board the iconic Rocky Mountaineer to head through the majestic Rockies to Calgary, enjoying included gourmet dining and drinks throughout. Expert-led tours of Banff and Yoho National Park, and a thrilling helicopter ride are included.
Rocky Mountaineer & Holland America: Canada & Alaska
16 days from £4,465 pp incl. flightsSave up to £500 pp – ends 7 February
Traverse the magnificent Rocky Mountains and sail the glacial waters of Alaska on this North American adventure, bringing together luxury rail and cruise experiences among some of the most spectacular scenery on Earth.