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Astronomy Holidays

Our Astronomy Holidays in South Africa, Namibia, Kalahari & Botswana will take you to some of Africa's greatest wilderness regions - with outstanding night skies, as well as fabulous game viewing.
 
We offer a range of astronomy holidays to Africa that can be tailormade to your requirements, so please call us on 01582 766122 to discuss your ideas.
 
Selling astronomy holidays for over 15 years.
ALL OUR ASTRONOMY HOLIDAYS are financially protected, wherever in the world you live.
Essential Chile: Santiago + Atacama
CRA7S
8 NIGHTS
FROM £1,195
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Visit Santiago the amazing Atacama Desert, with its astonishing salt flats, geysers and moon valley landscapes. Enjoy the dramatic desert landscapes and star gazing in spectacularly clear night skies. Explore Santiago with its delicious food and wine, or head out to the nearby winelands and the historic port city of Valparaiso. All transfers & specified excursions included, with English speaking guides.
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Santiago
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City Tour
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Valparaiso
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San Pedro
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Atacama Desert
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Moon Valley
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El Tatio Geysers
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Atacama Salt Flats
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Star Gazing
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Chilean Winelands
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Santiago
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City Tour
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Valparaiso
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San Pedro
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Atacama Desert
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Moon Valley
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El Tatio Geysers
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Atacama Salt Flats
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Star Gazing
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Chilean Winelands
Cape Town + Great Karoo + Kalahari (self-drive)
SCF14C
14 NIGHTS
FROM £1,195
International flights and car hire quoted separately
View the stars of the Southern Sky in the Great Karoo & unspoilt Kalahari in South Africa, free of light pollution. This self drive holiday travels to Sutherland, home to the SALT telescope - the largest in the southern hemisphere. Experience a safari in remote Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park to see desert adapted wildlife. View the thundering Augrabies Falls, before returning to Cape Town along the West Coast.
Astronomy South Africa Sutherland Karoo SALT Telescope Kalahari
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Cape Town
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Matjiesfontein
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Sutherland
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SALT Telescope
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Star Gazing
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Upington
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Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park
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Augrabies Falls
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Cederberg Mountains
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Paternoster
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Cape Town
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Matjiesfontein
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Sutherland
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SALT Telescope
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Star Gazing
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Upington
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Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park
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Augrabies Falls
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Cederberg Mountains
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Paternoster
Highlights of Chile, Argentina & Uruguay
CRK12S
12 NIGHTS
FROM £1,895
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This holiday combines 3 countries - Chile, Argentina & Uruguay. Explore Santiago & its winelands, then experience the Atacama with its amazing desert landscapes, geysers, salt flats and clear night skies. Fly to exciting Buenos Aires to enjoy its gaucho and tango culture, then take the ferry to Montevideo in Uruguay to complete your holiday relaxing on its wonderful beaches. All transfers included.
Photo Atacama Santiago Montevideo Uruguay Buenos Aires
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Santiago
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Chilean Winelands
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Atacama Desert
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Salt Flats
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El Tatio Geysers
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Buenos Aires
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Tango Show
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Gaucho Ranch
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Uruguay
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Montevideo Beaches
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Santiago
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Chilean Winelands
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Atacama Desert
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Salt Flats
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El Tatio Geysers
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Buenos Aires
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Tango Show
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Gaucho Ranch
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Uruguay
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Montevideo Beaches
Deserts of Chile, including Giant of the Atacama
CRD10S
10 NIGHTS
FROM £2,095
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See the amazing "Giant of the Atacama" and other ancient Inca geoglyphs (large artworks sketched into the landscape) on this holiday. Visit stunning Chungara Lake & Lauca National Park, with its breathtaking desert & volcano scenery, as well as the flamingos & salt flats around Chaxa Lagoon. All transfers included.
Giant of the Atacama Geoglyphs Chungara Lake Lauca National Park
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Santiago
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Valparaiso
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Arica
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Putre
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Lauca National Park
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Chungara Lake
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Giant of the Atacama
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Iquique
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Atacama Desert
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Salt Mountain & Moon Valley
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Santiago
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Valparaiso
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Arica
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Putre
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Lauca National Park
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Chungara Lake
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Giant of the Atacama
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Iquique
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Atacama Desert
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Salt Mountain & Moon Valley
Kalahari Safari (with guide) + Cape Town
SPQ10U
10 NIGHTS
FROM £2,295
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Explore the red sands of the vast Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park with your own guide, staying in simple rest camps & sitting around a campfire at night. This is home to unique wildlife such as the majestic black-maned lion, cheeky meerkats, prancing springbok & long-horned oryx. With unpolluted night skies, star gazing is also outstanding. Also visit Cape Town. All game drives, park fees & transfers included.
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Kgalagadi Park
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Black Maned Lion
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Meerkats
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Oryx
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Birds of Prey
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Bushman
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Star Gazing
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Cape Town
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Cape Winelands
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Cape Point
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Kgalagadi Park
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Black Maned Lion
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Meerkats
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Oryx
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Birds of Prey
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Bushman
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Star Gazing
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Cape Town
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Cape Winelands
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Cape Point
Argentinan Landscapes: Iguazu Falls + Salta + Lakes
ARC16B
16 NIGHTS
FROM £2,395
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This holiday focuses on the dramatic landscapes of Argentina, starting at Iguazu Falls & staying deep in the rainforest. Then fly to Salta and explore its desert scenery, including Quebrada Humahuacain, Salinas Grande salt flats, Indian Villages such as Purmamarca, Cachi & Cafayate vineyards. All transfers & specified sightseeing with English guide included. Optional Train to the Clouds extension.
Photo Salta Argentina Salinas Grande Cafayate Quebrada Humahuaca Train to the Clouds
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Iguazu Falls
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Iguazu Rainforest
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Salta
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High Mountain Museum
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Quebrada Humahuaca
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Indian Villages
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Purmamarca
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Salinas Grandes Saltflats
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Cachi + Cafayate
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Buenos Aires
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Iguazu Falls
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Iguazu Rainforest
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Salta
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High Mountain Museum
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Quebrada Humahuaca
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Indian Villages
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Purmamarca
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Salinas Grandes Saltflats
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Cachi + Cafayate
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Buenos Aires
Exploring Namibia: Big Cats & Big Dunes
NRE9W
9 NIGHTS
FROM £2,495
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Enjoy the dramatic scenery of Namibia, as you fly to Sossusvlei in the Namib Desert to view its spectacular sand dunes. Fly back to Windhoek, before transferring overland to Etosha National Park for your safari. Complete your holiday in Okonjimo, where you can track cheetah & leopard. All Africat activities & transfers included.
Namib Desert Etosha Safari Holiday Vacation Namibia
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Namib Desert
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Sossusvlei
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Sesriem
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Windhoek
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Etosha Park
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Oryx
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Zebra
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Africat
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Cheetah
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Leopard
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Namib Desert
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Sossusvlei
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Sesriem
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Windhoek
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Etosha Park
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Oryx
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Zebra
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Africat
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Cheetah
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Leopard
Tanzania: Camping Safari + Zanzibar
TYP10J
10 NIGHTS
FROM £2,595
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This adventurous camping safari visits the key wildlife parks of northern Tanzania - including Lake Manyara, Serengeti National Park and the wildlife-rich Ngorongoro Crater. Sleep on beds in dome tents with shared ablutions. Complete your holiday relaxing on beautiful Zanzibar island. All camping equipment, light aircraft flight, game drives & transfers included.
Serengeti Camping Holiday Tented Safari Tour Tanzania Ngorongoro Crater
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Kilimanjaro
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Arusha
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Lake Manyara
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Flamingos
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Serengeti National Park
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Game Drives
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Ngorongoro Crater
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Elephants
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Lions
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Zanzibar Beaches
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Kilimanjaro
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Arusha
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Lake Manyara
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Flamingos
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Serengeti National Park
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Game Drives
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Ngorongoro Crater
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Elephants
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Lions
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Zanzibar Beaches
Buenos Aires & Grand Chile, including Patagonia
ARI16S
16 NIGHTS
FROM £2,695
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Combine a few days in vibrant Buenos Aires, with its amazing cuisine & culture of tango and gauchos, with the stunning landscapes of Chile. Visit the moonscapes of the Atacama Desert, the beautiful Lake District & Torres del Paines National Park in Patagonia, with its ice blue lakes & glaciers. English speaking guides, all transfers included.
Patagonia Lake District Atacama Desert Chile Torres Del Paine
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Buenos Aires
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Tigre Delta
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Tango Show
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Gaucho Ranch
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Santiago
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Atacama Desert
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Chaxa Lagoon
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Lake District
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Chilean Patagonia
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Torres Del Paine
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Buenos Aires
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Tigre Delta
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Tango Show
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Gaucho Ranch
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Santiago
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Atacama Desert
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Chaxa Lagoon
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Lake District
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Chilean Patagonia
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Torres Del Paine
Privately Guided Kalahari Safari + Augrabies Falls
SPK8U
8 NIGHTS
FROM £2,795
International flights quoted separately
Experience the desert wildlife of the untamed Kgalagadi, staying at remote rest camps in this vast wilderness with dinners around an open camp fire. Travel with your own private guide will will share his knowledge of this fascinating region. Also visit Augrabies Falls. Ideal for special interests such as photography & bird watching. English speaking guide, all transfers, park fees & game drives included.
Photo Safari South Africa Kalahari Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park Bushman Holidays
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Upington
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Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park
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Black Maned Lion
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Meerkats
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Oryx
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Augrabies Falls
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Cape Town
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Table Mountain
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Boulders Beach Penguins
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Cape Point
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Upington
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Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park
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Black Maned Lion
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Meerkats
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Oryx
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Augrabies Falls
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Cape Town
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Table Mountain
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Boulders Beach Penguins
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Cape Point
Buenos Aires, Winelands + Deserts of Argentina
ARM10B
13 NIGHTS
FROM £2,994
International flights quoted separately
Explore the northeast of Argentina on this holiday, including the Winelands around Mendoza, famous for their Malbec wine. Enjoy the dramatic landscapes of Salta, including overnight visits to Purmamarca & the Salinas Grades Salt Flats, and visit vibrant Buenos Aires with its tango dancing & gaucho cowboys. All specified sightseeing & transfers included.
Photo Mendoza Winelands Argentina Salta Malbec Wine Tours
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Buenos Aires
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Gaucho Ranch
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Salta
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Quebrada de Humahuac
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Purmamarca Indian Village
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Salinas Grandes Salt Flats
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Quebrada de Cafayete
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Mendoza Winelands
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Wine Tasting
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Malbec Wines
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Buenos Aires
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Gaucho Ranch
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Salta
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Quebrada de Humahuac
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Purmamarca Indian Village
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Salinas Grandes Salt Flats
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Quebrada de Cafayete
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Mendoza Winelands
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Wine Tasting
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Malbec Wines
Privately Guided Namibia Safari
NPH12W
12 NIGHTS
FROM £3,795
International flights quoted separately
Journey through the vast landscapes of Namibia with your own private driver/guide. Photograph the dramatic desert scenery of the Namib in the south. View the Bushman art at Twyfelfontein, a World Heritage site, and see the wildlife of the salt pans of Etosha. Ideal for keen photographers, birders and astronomers. English speaking guide, all game drives & park fees included.
Etosha National Park Namibia Safari Private Guide
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Africat
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Cheetah
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Leopard
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Etosha Park
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Twyfelfontein
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Swakopmund
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Sossusvlei
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Photography
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Astronomy
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Hot Air Balloon
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Africat
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Cheetah
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Leopard
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Etosha Park
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Twyfelfontein
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Swakopmund
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Sossusvlei
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Photography
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Astronomy
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Hot Air Balloon
Exploring Botswana, with Makgadikgadi Sleepout
BRK9B
9 NIGHTS
FROM £3,995
International flights quoted separately
Experience the hauntingly beautiful landscapes of the Makgadikgadi salt pans, with opportunity to view meercats in the wild & unique sleepout under the stars. From December to April the last surviving southern Africa migration occurs, as vast herds of zebras move across Nxai Pan, followed by their predators. Finish with a fly-in safari to the Okavango & Moremi. Light aircraft flights, game viewing & transfers included.
Zebra Migration Makgadikgadi Pans Nxai Botswana Safari
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Makgadikgadi Pans
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Salt Pans
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Quad Bikes
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Sleepout
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Zebra Migration
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Okavango Delta
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Mekoro Canoes
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Bird Watching
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Moremi Game Reserve
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Game Drives
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Makgadikgadi Pans
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Salt Pans
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Quad Bikes
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Sleepout
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Zebra Migration
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Okavango Delta
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Mekoro Canoes
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Bird Watching
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Moremi Game Reserve
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Game Drives
Privately Guided - Exploring the Kalahari & Namibia
SPL12U
12 NIGHTS
FROM £3,995
International flights quoted separately
Combine the deserts of South Africa & Namibia on this privately guided holiday. Experience the unique wildlife of Kgalagadi, before travelling to the dunes of Sossusvlei & the Namib Desert. See the vast salt pans of Etosha, home to a variety of big cats & track cheetah and leopard at Africat. Ideal for special interests such as photography. English speaking guide, all transfers & game drives included.
Kalahari South Africa Namibia Guided Private Photographic Safari Tour Etosha
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Kgalagadi Park
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Black Maned Lion
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Oryx
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Photography
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Kalahari
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Namib Desert
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Sossusvlei
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Twyfelfontein
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Etosha Park
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Africat
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Kgalagadi Park
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Black Maned Lion
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Oryx
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Photography
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Kalahari
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Namib Desert
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Sossusvlei
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Twyfelfontein
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Etosha Park
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Africat
Luxury Flying Safari: Tswalu Kalahari + Cape Town
SRR8C
8 NIGHTS
FROM £4,995
International flights quoted separately
Special Offer, including free internal flights: Combine Tswalu Game Reserve in the untamed Kalahari, with its outstanding night skies & luxurious Cape Grace hotel in South Africa. View meercats, oryx, black-maned lion & other desert adapted wildlife. Enjoy star gazing through a telescope in this immense wilderness. All light aircraft flights, transfers & game drives included.
Tswalu Kalahari Cape Town South Africa Safari Star Gazing Telescope
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Kalahari Game Reserve
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Black Maned Lion
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Meerkats
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Oryx
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Birds of Prey
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Bushman
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Star Gazing
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Cape Town
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Winelands
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Cape Point
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Kalahari Game Reserve
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Black Maned Lion
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Meerkats
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Oryx
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Birds of Prey
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Bushman
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Star Gazing
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Cape Town
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Winelands
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Cape Point
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