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Safari Newsletter Dated May 20, 2015
Dear Vacations To Go Customer,
In today's newsletter, I'd like to tell you about -- and show you --
some of the top sights of our African safaris
. Click the links
below to view photos of the continent's diverse wildlife and natural
Most safari guests travel to Africa with hopes of photographing the Big
which roam the game parks throughout the eastern and southern parts of
the continent. But the biggest spectacle is the
the annual journey of some 2 million wildebeest and zebras through
Tanzania and Kenya.
for a description of the animals' route and to see safari itineraries
that are timed to take advantage of the best viewing opportunities.
are the star attraction in Rwanda and Uganda. You'll trek through thick
forest with a guide to locate family groups of these majestic creatures,
then spend time observing them.
for gorilla treks in Rwanda and Uganda.
Africa is home to some of the world's most photogenic landscapes.
Nineteenth-century explorer David Livingstone was the first European to
see the splendid
which lie at the border of Zambia and Zimbabwe. The cascades measure
nearly a mile wide and plummet 360 feet into the gorges below, sending
up a spray that can be seen for miles. The local Kololo people call it
"The Smoke That Thunders."
for safaris that include an excursion to Victoria Falls.
Another soaring sight:
in northeast Tanzania. At 19,400 feet, it's the tallest freestanding
mountain in the world. You can choose an itinerary that climbs to the
summit or make arrangements to ascend partway up before or after your
safari -- either way, a high level of physical fitness is required.
for itineraries that visit Kilimanjaro.
Namibia is home to the starkly beautiful, orange-red sand dunes of
the tallest in the world. They are most photogenic in the early morning
and late afternoon, when light and shadow shift across their surfaces.
for safaris that spend time at Sossusvlei.
Many South Africa safaris spend time in Cape Town, where you can ride
the tram to the top of
for sweeping views of the city and sea. The Cape's Mediterranean-like
climate and rich soil have helped make South Africa a major wine
producer, and some itineraries include visits to the
of towns like Stellenbosch and Franschhoek.
to see South Africa itineraries that visit Cape Town.
for trips that venture to Stellenbosch, and
for trips that visit Franschhoek.
A few trips spend time on the "spice island" of
22 miles off the coast of mainland Tanzania. Here you can explore
historic Stone Town, lounge on the beach, snorkel, dive or tour
plantations where cinnamon, vanilla and cloves grow.
for itineraries that include a stay in Zanzibar.
Top 10 Africa vacations
1) Highlights of Namibia
11 days with SITA Tours
Begins and ends in Windhoek with visits to Etosha National Park,
Damaraland and Sossusvlei. Starting at $3,445. Departures from June 15
through November 16, 2015.
2) Tanzania & Zanzibar Adventure
10 days with G Adventures
Begins in Arusha and ends in Stone Town with visits to Serengeti
National Park, Ngorongoro Crater and Nungwi Beach. Starting at $2,049.
Departures from June 19, 2015 through January 27, 2017.
3) Culture & Wildlife of Uganda & Rwanda
10 days with G Adventures
Begins in Kampala and ends in Kigali with visits to Jinja, Queen
Elizabeth National Park and Volcanoes National Park. Starting at $2,449.
Departures from June 18 through December 17, 2016.
4) Gorillas, Chimps & Game Parks
16 days with Intrepid Travel
Begins and ends in Nairobi with visits to Kibale Forest National Park,
Queen Elizabeth National Park and Lake Mburo. Save 15% to 30%.
Starting at $3,620. Departures from June 20 through September 26, 2015.
5) Splendors of South Africa & Victoria Falls
12 days with Globus
Begins in Cape Town and ends in Johannesburg with visits to Boulders
Beach, Kapama Private Game Reserve and Victoria Falls. Starting at
$3,939. Departures from September 27, 2015 through March 20, 2016.
6) Kenya Private Safari
10 days with Monograms
Begins and ends in Nairobi with visits to Amboseli National Park,
Samburu National Reserve and Masai Mara National Reserve. Save $300
Starting at $4,259. Departures from July 18 through
December 26, 2015.
7) Southern Explorer
10 days with African Travel
Begins in Cape Town and ends in Johannesburg with visits to the Cape
of Good Hope Nature Reserve, Kruger Private Reserve and Victoria Falls.
Save up to $2,900 per couple.
Starting at $6,235. Daily
departures from June 4 through December 17, 2015.
8) Botswana In Depth
11 days with SITA Tours
Begins in Victoria Falls and ends in Maun with visits to Chobe
National Park, Moremi Wildlife Reserve and Makgadikgadi National Park.
Starting at $6,425. Daily departures from June 4 through November 19,
9) Kenya & Tanzania Wildlife Safari
12 days with Abercrombie & Kent
Begins and ends in Nairobi with visits to Ngorongoro Crater, Serengeti
National Park and Masai Mara National Reserve. Save $3,000 per
Starting at $8,495. Departs October 13 & 20, November 3 and
December 8, 2015.
10) Waterways of Africa
11 days with AmaWaterways
Begins in Cape Town and ends in Johannesburg with visits to Table
Mountain, Chobe National Park and Victoria Falls. Save $500 per
Starting at $9,995. Departures from March 11 through
November 4, 2016.
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