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Holidays Closer to Home

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Vicki Tester

 

Did you know we also offer holidays closer to home?

Whether it is a short break to a classic European city or a week in the Mediterranean sunshine we can help you create your perfect holiday.

We work with a variety of well established companies giving us the ability to offer our clients a wide choice of destinations including the Channel Islands, Croatia, Greece, Iceland and Spain, to name but a few. If a journey on the Orient Express or a cruise along the Norwegian Fjords on an expedition ship is more your cup of tea we can help you plan all of these amazing trips.

Our expert staff can create the perfect holiday tailored to your own personal requirements, arranging travel by any combination of air, rail, car or ferry. So, if you are considering a holiday nearer to home this year please do get in touch so we can start planning your next trip.

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Picture courtesy of Sue Riggs

Picture courtesy of Sue Riggs

Picture courtesy of Sue Riggs

Picture courtesy of Sue Riggs

 

Solar Eclipse Safari in the Quirimbas, Mozambique – this September

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Vicki Tester

 

On the first of September this year the Earth, Moon and Sun are aligning in the Quirimbas Archipelago, Mozambique for a spectacular and rare annular solar eclipse.  This will be a special event in that the moon doesn’t completely cover the sun and a ring of fire will be observed around the shadow.

It’s a once in a lifetime opportunity for a select few guests to experience.

One of our favourite Lodges in the Quirimbas have put together an exciting safari to see this spectacle. 

Picture courtesy of Peter Ellis

Picture courtesy of Peter Ellis

The five night package includes 2 nights at Ibo Island Lodge and 3 nights fly camping.  You will observe the eclipse from a remote island beach camp in style.

The safari portion will be run with a beautiful 12 meter dhow built to Arab designs with Mozambican skipper, crew and chef on board to whip up those seafood extravaganzas around the camp fire!  You don’t sleep on board – instead mobile camps are set up on various tropical islands and special spots.  You should be sailing in calm, clear and turquoise water with local white traditional dhow sails to break up the endless view on the horizon. Then experience the best view of the eclipse in the Quirimbas from one of the most remote and beautiful corners of our world.

There are only 12 places available (as we put this up) so you need to act fast if you want to join the safari as part of your bespoke, tailor made holiday.

Please call us on Tel: 01323 446550 or email: info@experienceholidays.co.uk

Picture courtesy of Peter Ellis

Picture courtesy of Peter Ellis

 

Picture courtesy of Peter Ellis

Picture courtesy of Peter Ellis

 

Family Safaris in Botswana

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Vicki Tester

 

Botswana has always been a wonderful choice for seeing African wildlife without the crowds. Now one of the key safari companies has launched a new package that is aimed at ensuring all the family make the most of a trip of a life time.

Their Ultimate Family Safari Package acknowledges that families will want to be more flexible and easy to plan so they have come up with 4, 6 and 8 night packages with a choice of any of their wonderful camps. Each camp has a “Safari Hero”, a member of the staff, whose aim is dedicated to the planning of safari experiences for the family concerned. They ensure that the children are kept busy while in camp with a variety of activities which will interest them while at the same time giving them an opportunity to connect with the camp staff. In addition the family activities will be just for your family giving flexibility for activities and meals.

Picture courtesy of Peter Ellis

Picture courtesy of Peter Ellis

Such activities include tracking skills, bird identification and basket weaving are just some of the things that the heroes offer.

With rooms that have been designed with families in mind and there is a tiered rate which takes in to account the children ages – 12 to 15 years and 6 to 11 years old. There is a minimum of 3 family members travelling together for this package.

It all makes for an exciting family holiday full of adventure.  So why not get in touch so we can help put together your bespoke, tailor made holiday to this amazing place.  

Contact us on: 01323 446550 or email info@experienceholidays.co.uk

Picture courtesy of Peter Ellis

Picture courtesy of Peter Ellis

 

Picture courtesy of Peter Ellis

Picture courtesy of Peter Ellis

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