Africa Travel Tours & Trips

Gorilla trekking in UNESCO World Heritage-listed Bwindi Impenetrable Forest
Chimpanzee trekking in Kibale Forest National Park - the highest concentration of primates in the world
Insight into the local culture and wildlife spotting in Lake Mburo National Park
Game drives in Queen Elizabeth National Park's diverse habitats
Kigali's Genocide Memorial - a monument to the courage and resilience of the Rwandan people
Gorilla trekking in Parc National des Volcans
Masai Mara's mammal migrations
The children of East Africa Mission Orphanage
The elephants of Laikipia
Lake Naivasha's hippos
  • Trips & tours in Africa

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    Found 42 trips displayed below
    From US $6220

    Highlights of Egypt & Kenya - 17 days

    The primary source of income for Masai people is livestock. They rarely farm the land, as they believe it to be a crime against nature. The Masai feel that...
    Countries visited: Kenya, Egypt
    From US $17730

    Grand Africa - Cairo to Cape Town - 45 days

    For 45 days and 44 nights, Grand Africa slowly reveals the complexity, beauty and history of some 27 regions. Crumbling temples and pyramids give way to great...
    Countries visited: Botswana, Kenya, Namibia, South Africa, Tanzania
    From US $7990

    Kilimanjaro Climb & Tanzania Safari - 16 days

    Mt Kilimanjaro is the highest mountain on the African continent and the tallest free-standing peak in the world. Almost every climber to summit Uhuru Peak has...
    Countries visited: Tanzania
    From US $3020

    Mt Kilimanjaro Climb - Machame - 9 days

    Also known as the Whiskey route, Kili’s Machame path is both one of the most popular and one of the most challenging. Boasting some of the best views...
    Countries visited: Tanzania
    From US $2782

    Tarangire & Lake Manyara Experience - Independent - 4 days

    Curiously overlooked by many, Lake Manyara is not only one of Africa’s most diverse waterscapes but also one of its most eye-catching. Ernest Hemingway...
    Countries visited: Tanzania
    From US $3517

    Serengeti & Ngorongoro Experience - Independent - 5 days

    With its panoramic splendour and high concentration of wildlife, it’s easy to see why the Ngorongoro Crater was listed in 2013 as one of The Seven...
    Countries visited: Tanzania
    From US $2020

    Lamu Experience - Independent - 4 days

    Indian, Persian, African, Arabic – the influences on Lamu’s architecture are many. The Swahili stone houses of the old town, with their simple...
    Countries visited: Kenya
    From US $2767

    Samburu Experience - Independent - 3 days

    Kamunyak the lioness had a strange habit – adopting oryx calves. She took six of them under her wing, often at the expense of her own health,...
    Countries visited: Kenya
    From US $1962

    Amboseli Experience - Independent - 3 days

    Amboseli National Park is famous for its abundance of elephants, but one of its biggest attractions is actually not a living thing. In fact, it doesn’t...
    Countries visited: Kenya
    From US $1507

    Hwange Experience - Independent - 3 days

      The endangered African wild dog, also known the “painted wolf” for its spotted black, white and tawny fur, travels in packs ranging from two...
    Countries visited: Zimbabwe
  • Why we love Africa

    • See southern Africa's wildlife up close, with a morning paddle in Mana Pools, game drives through Chobe National Park and the magnificence of Kruger, where you can choose to relax in a splendid tented camp or perch overnight in a treehouse over a much-frequented waterhole.
    • La Colombe in Cape Town, has delicious dishes matched with local wines. It's in the suburb of Constantia, which is a beautiful wine-growing region in the foothills of Table Mountain
    • Ethiopia is considered the cradle of mankind, and home to many of the oldest sites of human existence known to us. It is also home to many of the most significant sites and artefacts of the world’s major religions
    • West Africa is different to its very core. For example, the town of Ouidah in Benin is the spiritual capital of voodoo in Africa. Voodoo is an official religion in Benin, and it's thought that up to 40 per cent of the local population adhere to it in some manner or form
    • In Rwanda's Virunga Mountains, you can spend time in the company of ten mountain gorilla families. It's not always easy work but the experience is profound. For many of our travellers, time spent with these majestic animals is deeply emotional
    • Matopo National Park, in Zimbabwe, is well off the beaten track, but it's such a gem. Known for its beautiful granite 'kopjes' (rock formations), and as the resting place of Cecil Rhodes

    Safety information

    Your safety is our top priority. It’s one of the main things we consider when designing and operating our trips. Here’s some of the ways we help to keep you safe, and a few of the things you can do to make your trip memorable for all the right reasons.

    Before you travel:

    We monitor travel alerts provided by the Australian, UK, USA and Canadian governments on a daily basis. Before a tour goes on sale we assess any risks and decide how to reduce and manage these. If we determine that an entire trip, part of a trip or an activity is too risky we won’t do it. It’s as simple as that. If we can’t address the issues and improve conditions we might modify an itinerary, change the accommodation or even decide not to travel to a certain location. Our overseas staff and local leaders are trained to address any health and safety concerns during trips. Before you travel, we’ll give you an emergency phone number. You’ll also get comprehensive pre-departure information, with information about vaccinations and other relevant health issues. We’ll also tell you if there’s any special clothing or equipment you need to bring.

    During your trip:

    You local leader is trained in first aid and always carries a first aid kit. Being a local means that if something does go wrong they know fastest and most effective way to get help. We’ll also give you a 24-hour emergency number in addition to the emergency destination telephone number.

    What you can do:

    Read through all the information we send you. If you’ve got any questions we’re always available to help. Keep an eye out for travel alerts by consulting your local Foreign Office. We also monitor these daily so that we can modify tours if necessary. Get some medical travel advice about the countries you are visiting, particularly about vaccinations and the type of personal first aid kit you should carry. Make sure you tell us any medical conditions, special needs or dietary requirements you might have. Get your vaccinations and take relevant medication well before travelling so they have time to take effect.

  • From our Blog

    An amateur’s guide to preparing for a Mount Kilimanjaro climb

    By Jacqueline Donaldson

    On booking a trip to climb Mt Kilimanjaro last year my excitement quickly turned to panic – what had I done? Fifteen years earlier I had only just made it over the Inca Trail’s Dead Woman’s Pass, and now I was (ahem) older and heading 1,700 metres higher with the added...

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    The Ebola effect: Why Africa needs travellers more than ever

    By Bradley John-Davis, GM Africa for Peregrine Adventures

    Ebola. It’s a word that most people want to stay as far away from as possible. And since February 2014, when the outbreak in West Africa was first announced, majority of travellers have been doing just that; eschewing...

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    An insight into the Maasai

    The Maasai is a Nilotic ethnic group of semi-nomadic people that live in Kenya and North Tanzania. They are one of the most well known local nomadic populations thanks to their distinctive customs and bright, striking dress. They also reside near a number of game parks in the Southeast African region,...

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    Everything you ever wanted to know about Kruger National Park

    Kruger National Park is one of South Africa’s most remarkable nature reserves. Any tour through it is certain to result in some magnificent wildlife encounters, unforgettable camping experiences and, as clichéd as it sounds, memories to last a lifetime.  It’s home to the Big Five (lions, African...

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    6 African dishes you simply have to try in 2015

    When you think of African cuisine, what comes to mind?

    Influenced by Indian flavours in some areas, Portuguese, Arabic and European in others, the pots and pans of Africa are filled with the kind of diversity, colour and taste that one can never grow tired of. There’s no better way to distil the...

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  • Past Travellers' Ratings & Comments

    Vic Falls & Chobe Extension

    Abed - New Zealand, 7 Feb, 2014
    Overall Rating

    I was very impressed with how well organised this was. There were no delays and we had drivers waiting for us at the airport, etc. we stayed at 2 safari lodges. Would have helped if it was stated in the travel dossier that mosquito nets, mosquito repellant and sunscreen were all provided at the lodges. We did safari drives in open sided vehicles and saw lots of animals. Drivers were very friendly and knowledgeable. Would help to state in the travel dossier which are the months of low water flow at Victoria falls. Also during high water flow, it is impossible to view the falls from the ground so travellers need to be told it is better viewed from air so they know to pay extra for helicopter

    Botswana Discovery

    Jan - Australia, 4 May, 2013
    Overall Rating

    The trip overall was wonderful, despite a few personal scary moments for me and also a confusion with hotels in Vic Falls. Peregrine have since rectified the issue very well - I will use you again. If I were to create a better trip, there would be less road travel and more of Nth Botswana, more time in the Okavango and Chobe and less driving. I know flying would raise the cost but maybe combining more game drives. The standard of some of the hotels was pretty ordinary - Serowe is an example. The Okavango "glamping" was a real highlight - I would have like more of that experience. Maybe a few days in Pom Pom and a few in Gunn's camp as the experience was quite different. The Chobe and Vic Falls Safari Lodges were excellent also.

    Highlights of Egypt & Kenya

    trisha - Australia, 3 May, 2013
    Overall Rating

    trip was very well organised and would travel with the company again.

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