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Travel Africa And The Indian Ocean Like A Local

Reach Deep into the Heart of Africa

The natural beauty and rare authenticity found on a luxury African safari is profound. It is reflected in the warm smiles, cultural pride, and strength and openness of its people. The thrill experienced when in the midst of Africa's magnificent wildlife in their pristine, natural habitat, is incomparable.

The African continent is immense, a place of beauty and contrasts, and the variety of Africa safari tours and experiences is equally vast. Africa is a magnificent place we have come to know intimately and our passion for this continent stretches back to the days of Stanley and Livingstone. The relationships we've nurtured for centuries enable us to create authentic journeys that immerse you into the heart of Africa. Cox and Kings luxury tours offers unique opportunities to experience many of the country's different geographical regions. Travel like a local and explore all that this magnificent continent has to offer.

Northern & Central Africa:

Bridge the gap between African and Arabic cultures when you travel to Sudan. Visit the capital of Khartoum, and view ancient artifacts in the archaeological Museum. Explore the Nile River and travel like a local through the small Nubian villages among the yellow sand dunes and palm trees. Enter the Bayuda dessert and discover the Lost Pyramids of Northern Sudan and see the great temple in Mussawarat which was built in the first century AD.

Further west, venture far off the beaten path when you visit Chad. You will encounter remote areas few western travelers have ever seen. Take a journey to N'Djamena, the location of Chad's Secret Safari deep within the Sahara. Here you will find spectacular mountains, you will be able to spot elephants and lion, meet the nomadic Tubu people, and see one of the most remote camel watering holes in Africa. Come explore Chad like a local with Cox and Kings.

North-Eastern Africa:

Experience the majestic history of Ethiopia. A country abundant in cultural traditions, warm people, and an incredibly rich history. Embark on an Ethiopian Odyssey and discover the vibrant capital city of Addis Ababa, the Simien Mountains, and the ancient ruins of Axum. These ruins house the Ark of the Covenant as well as the location of the palace of the Queen of Sheeba. Come explore Ethiopia with us!

Travel south to Kenya and embark on a classic East African safari at the arid banks of the Ewaso Nyiro River in Samburu's National Park. Experience some of the most beautiful and unique wildlife on Earth in the seemingly endless grasslands of Masai Mara National Reserve.

Often referred to as The Pearl of Africa, Uganda is a must see for travelers of all types. Travel to the Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park to see the country's oldest and most biologically diverse rainforest. Here you can bear witness to Uganda's majestic Mountain Gorillas. Or head to Kibale Forest National Park and Queen Elizabeth National Park, where you can see tree-climbing lion, entire herds of elephant, and pods of hippo.

Then travel south west to explore Rwanda and experience an unparalleled combination of the world's greatest wildlife encounters, and the unique cultural interactions of a local guided tour. Head to the land of 1,000 hills in Volcanoes National Park and venture deep into the rainforest to see Rwanda's rare Mountain Gorillas. While there, search for the Golden Monkeys, one of the most endangered primates in Africa. Or head to the capital Kigali and explore the sights and sounds of the city, and then make a special visit to the Kigali Memorial Center, dedicated to the victims of the 1994 genocide.

South-Eastern Africa:

Visit Tanzania and experience one of the most exceptional locations on earth. Featuring legendary wildlife migrations of the Serengeti on the Famed Northern Circuit, Mt. Kilimanjaro, the highest peak on the continent of Africa and the tallest freestanding mountain in the world, and the beautiful white-sand beaches of Zanzibar, significant historically for its spice trade. Come experience Tanzania with Cox and Kings luxury tours.

Venture into the Great Rift Valley when you travel with Cox and Kings to Malawi. You will be able to search for the Big Five while in the Mejete Wildlife Reserve, take a swim in the clear waters of Lake Malawi, the World's most ecologically diverse lake, and take in the breathtaking views of Malawi's dramatic landscapes. Travel west to Zambia, and embark on a classic wilderness adventure as you encounter incredible wildlife in Lower Zambezi National Park. You will be able to spot lion, leopard, elephant, buffalo, hippo, crocodile, and an abundance of birdlife. While in Zambia, make sure to visit the thundering cascades of Victoria Falls in the south-western region of the country. Take a unique journey with Cox and Kings luxury tours through Zambia and Malawi, and experience the natural splendor and diverse wildlife of the region.

Travel to the heart of wild Africa when you journey to Zimbabwe. Experience the splendor of the Victory Falls located on the Zembezi River. Embark on a locally guided elephant-back safari, while taking in the breathtaking sunset along the river. Travel to Mana Pools and Hwange National Parks to adventure in search of the famed Big Five. You will encounter all sorts of wildlife, from hippos, crocodiles, and lions, to zebra, eland, and giraffe. This unforgettable Zimbabwe journey will be nothing short of amazing!

Southern Africa:

Explore the gem that is South Africa with Cox and Kings luxury tours. View the panoramic splendor of Cape Town from atop Table Mountain. Take a Journey from the Coast to Kalahari to experience much of what South Africa has to offer. Embark on a boat to view the breaching great white sharks around notorious Seal Island in False Bay with world-renowned shark experts. Then head over to see the only penguins on the continent of Africa at Boulder's Beach. Explore Phinda Private Game Reserve and view the natural vegetation and the endangered black rhino first hand. Or, embark on a voyage to South Africa's illustrious wine country to indulge in the culinary delights the region.

Visit Botswana and embark on an exceptional Africa Safari featuring its prolific game reserves, local insider experiences, extraordinary natural landscapes, and unique wildlife encounters. Travel to the Okavango, which is the largest inland delta in the world. Its waters fill and recede on an annual cycle from the rainfall in central Africa, over 600 miles away. This creates one of the most prolific big game and bird-viewing safari experiences in Africa.

Venture to Namibia and embrace the majestic landscapes, unique cultural interactions, and unforgettable wildlife encounters. Explore the stark desert landscapes of Namibia, featuring some of the largest sand dunes in the World, desert-adapted wildlife, the famed Skeleton Coast and meet the nomadic Himba people as you travel along the Kunene River.

Through scenic landscapes, incredibly diverse cultures and traditions, some of the most exciting and unique wildlife and big game safaris on Earth, Africa has a little something for every type of adventurous traveler. Come explore the splendors of Africa with Cox and Kings luxury tours.

Retreat to Bliss in the Indian Ocean

The tropical islands of the Indian Ocean each present an otherworldly allure. Our Indian Ocean travel journeys stand alone as a singular destination in which a family gathering, romantic honeymoon or personal retreat experience can take place. They're also a beautiful way to begin or conclude one of our African safaris.

Along the coastline of Mozambique, the unexplored archipelago of Bazaruto provides shelter for an abundant array of marine life. Take a journey to Benguerra Island and enjoy its picturesque white-sand beaches and turquoise waters. Offering beautiful coral reefs for snorkeling, along with wonderful wildlife such as sea turtles and crocodiles.

Madagascar is home to two pristine, private islands in the north where turtles safely hatch and rejoin the sea. With over 200,000 endemic species of flora and fauna, Madagascar is truly an unrivaled and original experience. Uncover the Mysteries of Madagascar when you embark on a one-of-a kind tour with Cox and Kings.

Take a journey to the tropical paradise of Mauritius. Located east of Madagascar and Reunion Island in the Indian Ocean, it is an exotic melting pot of cultural influences. Travel to the capital city of Port Louis and view its picturesque colonial architecture. Offering beautiful mountain scenery, crystal-clear water for snorkeling and diving, and private catamaran excursions to take in the stunning coastline.

The Seychelles, an extraordinary natural wonder, form one of the longest coral reef systems, and are home to some of the world's best snorkeling and scuba diving sites. Often referred to as the Jewel of the Indian Ocean, the Seychelles boasts beautiful white-sand beaches, crystal clear waters, and some of the freshest seafood in the world. With first-class service and accommodations, this is luxury travel at its finest.

Regardless of which Indian Ocean travel journey you choose - an over-the-top over-the-water-villa or an intimate space on a small private island - you'll soon be away from it all in a world of your own. Come experience the splendor of traveling like a local in the islands of the Indian Ocean with Cox and Kings luxury travel.

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Danalee May

Have a question about travel to Africa? Call Danalee, our Africa Destination Specialist, for help:
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