Botswana Wildlife Highlights ~ Botswana’s wildlife is as rich and varied as its diverse terrain. From the plains of the Kalahari to the waterways of Linyanti, Botswana’s many different habitats are host to a vast array of species. Here we highlight just a few of our favourite of Botswana’s wildlife attractions, with special emphasis on those that are unique to the country. Continue reading Botswana Wildlife Highlights – Top 5 Botswana wildlife attractions
The second in our May series of blogs on Botswana looks at the country’s greatest national parks and game reserves. From the lush, wetland paradise of the Okavango Delta to the dry and arid Kalahari Desert, Botswana offers a rich variety of wilderness areas, and between them many unique safari experiences that simply can’t be replicated anywhere else in Africa. Read on to learn more about Botswana’s most spectacular national parks and game reserves.
Continue reading Botswana National Parks and Game Reserves – An Overview
Throughout May we will be publishing a series of blogs on Botswana, one of Africa’s greatest yet least visited safari destinations. In this introductory blog we provide an overview of Botswana and its safari parks, focusing on what makes the country unique among African safari destinations: it’s low-volume, low-impact approach to tourism and, by extension, its exclusivity.
Botswana has a well-earned reputation as Africa’s most exclusive safari destination. This small, sparsely-populated southern African country entertains far fewer tourists each year than the much more famous and iconic safari lands of East Africa, but for those few who do visit, it offers the most intimate of game-viewing experiences. Indeed, for those who want to experience Africa as it was in the days of the early explorers—wild, untamed, and untrammelled—Botswana is the safari destination of choice. Continue reading Botswana – Africa’s most exclusive safari destination
While exploring the rock church of Abuna Yemata in Tigray, northern Ethiopia, I wondered at the remarkable way in which Ethiopia has preserved its cultural heritage over the years.
Tigray Churches on the Ethiopia Historic Route
Ethiopia Historic Route tours bring to life the spread of Christianity in sub-Saharan Africa from antiquity to the present day.
“There is nothing in sub-Saharan Africa – in a sense, nothing else in the world – that prepares the visitor for the wealth of historical and cultural treasures, both ancient and living, contained in northern Ethiopia.” Philip Briggs, Bradt Guide to Ethiopia. Continue reading Ethiopia Historic Route Tours – Christianity in Ethiopia
An Antarctic cruise is a truly adventurous and spectacular travel experience – a real voyage of a lifetime. For wildlife enthusiasts, the vast white expanse of Antarctic is home to a surprising abundance of wildlife. Whichever Antarctic cruise itinerary you choose, you can expect to see stunning concentrations of Antarctic wildlife, including the largest king penguin colonies on the planet! Continue reading Antarctic Cruise – Voyage of a Lifetime
Discover our Arctic Cruises at spectacular prices – departing 2014
Our luxury Arctic Cruises will take you to one of the furthest ends of the Earth. The polar regions are among the last true wilderness areas in existence, and there’s no better way to explore them than on one of our Arctic Cruises, where you can enjoy the unique wildlife and spectacular scenery of the Arctic up close and in comfort. Continue reading Arctic Cruises
Nepal comfort treks are a high-end, lodge-based alternative to traditional camping treks. On this type of luxury Himalayan trek you will stay in comfortable, heated lodges and en-suite guesthouses, ideally suited to couples and families with children. Continue reading Nepal in Comfort – Luxury Himalayan Trekking
At Gane and Marshall, we believe that the outdoors is a wonderful forum in which to promote learning. That’s why we’re so pleased to announce the launch of our new range of UK and overseas school challenges and school expeditions. Continue reading G&M School Challenges – overseas adventures for students aged 13+