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01
Fly Over The Skeleton Coast

Get a bird’s eye view of Namib Desert when you take a private flight from Windhoek to the Skeleton Coast. You will be able to spy the red dunes, the moon landscape of the Ugab formations and spy the famous Eduard Bohlen shipwreck at Conception Bay.

Skeleton Coast

 

02
Meet The Berber People In The Erg Chebbi Desert 
 

Intrigued by life in the desert? Find out more about the nomadic way of life from the Berber people themselves. If you’re lucky, you can join them for lunch or tea. 

Berber People wedding

03
Take A Balloon Ride Across The Namib Desert
 

Take to the skies at sunrise and drift across the rolling mountain and dunes of Sossusvlei. Celebrate your journey with a champagne breakfast. 

Balloon ride Namibia

 

04
Track Rhino In The Namib Desert
 

You could spend your day around the pool or you could track rhino across the Namib Desert. You have the chance to track these armoured animals on foot or by Jeep. And then you can find out more about the world’s last free roaming black rhino from your guide. 

rhino namibia

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From $10,500 pp

Classic Taiwan

Taiwan

  • Hiking in Taroko National Park 
  • Taking a dip in Taiwan’s famed hot springs 
  • Experiencing a handful of Taiwan’s iconic night markets – you will not go hungry on this trip!
  • Spending a few days in the capital Taipei getting a sense of the island’s unique history

When to go:

J F M A M J J A S O N D
ideal length 11 nights

From $14,300 pp

Russian High Arctic

Russia The Arctic

  • Sail around the Russian High Arctic in luxury with all modern comforts onboard Sea Spirit 
  • Experience a true expedition cruise to the rarely visited Franz Josef Land archipelago
  • Visit a soviet-era research facility, once a base for polar exploration
  • Look out for colonies of nesting seabirds on the rugged, steep cliffs of the islands
  • Spot polar bears, walrus and endangered bowhead whales around the archipelago

When to go:

J F M A M J J A S O N D
ideal length 13 nights

From $7,500 pp

Trekking in Mongolia

Ulaanbaatar & Central Heartland

  • A camping trek through some of the most remote parts of Mongolia, the western Altai Mountains
  • Meeting the famed eagle hunters and staying alongside a host family
  • Exploring some of the most beautiful parts of Mongolia’s heartland, including the stunning Orkhon Valley
  • Spending the night in Mandala Mongolia – the most luxurious and intimate accommodation available in the country

When to go:

J F M A M J J A S O N D
ideal length 11 nights
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Waiting for the elephants at the Chobe National Park

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