Holiday Type: Tailor-Made Tour

Southern Uganda’s Primates in Great Depth

Uganda is most famous for its unique variety of primates on whom this itinerary focuses in great depth and intensity. Not only will you experience conventional chimpanzee and gorilla treks, but uniquely take part in the habituation processes for each of those species. Spend full days with much wilder groups of both apes than is … Continued

Land of the Lynx

Explore the stunning Sierra de Andújar Natural Park in search of Iberian lynx and other special regional fauna and flora.

Botswana Off The Beaten Track

Visit some of the lesser known areas and lodges in Botswana with a focus on smaller animals and birds

Best Wildlife safari in Zimbabwe

A complete immersion into Zimbabwe’s best wildlife opportunities in Hwange and Mana Pools using Victoria Falls as the access point.

Natural Seychelles in High Luxury

Our most opulent Seychelles offering, this itinerary also affords access to some of the best wildlife and scenery to be found on the islands

Best of Uganda’s Wildlife

Uganda has an incredible natural diversity for a country its size. We designed this two week private journey to reveal the pick of natural attractions around the country. Expect to see typical East African fauna including large numbers of savannah elephant, hippo, lion, Rothschild’s giraffe plus more unusual species such as Ugandan kob, forest elephant, … Continued

The Ultimate Natural History Highlights Tour of Chile

Incorporating practically all the prime wildlife habitats of Chile, this comprehensive yet well-paced itinerary provides plenty of time to enjoy each location, uses exceptional naturalist guides throughout and features accommodation of a very good standard. The beautiful, desolate north is complemented perfectly by the verdant Lake District. Observe a king penguin colony, spot vicunas on … Continued

Botswana Ultimate Wildlife

We have designed this itinerary to showcase the very best of the wildlife locations in Botswana.

Tigers in India

The Wildlife Institute of India released its findings from its country wide tiger population census

The Dazzling Diversity Of Patagonian Chile And Argentina

This wide-ranging journey takes in a southern cruise and three iconic Patagonian national parks: Chile’s Torres del Paine, and Argentina’s Los Glaciares and Tierra del Fuego. Explore Santiago before flying to Punta Arenas, Chile’s southernmost city, then head north into Torres del Paine National Park. After three nights enjoying the park’s spectacular landscapes and varied … Continued

Madagascar’s Endemic Birds

A comprehensive itinerary taking in all of Madagascar’s main ecosystems and focusing on its unique birdlife in addition to its lemurs and other wildlife.

Snow Leopards and Tigers of India

Track snow leopards and tigers at your own pace whilst staying in a heated homestay in the mountains and a comfortable jungle lodge.

Highlights of Peru and Colombia in Comfort and Style

This top quality Peru and Colombia programme showcases both countries with superlative accommodation for those who like to travel in high comfort and style. Encompassing many of the top attractions Peru and Colombia have to offer, the itinerary will appeal to those who wish to explore all aspects of a destination. Included are the Inca … Continued

The Best of Sao Tome & Principe in Style & Comfort

This itinerary reveals all that’s best in Sao Tome & Principe without compromising your creature comforts and travel style. Starting in the larger island of Sao Tome, where the majority of the population live, you will reside at its best hotel and visit the interior and south coast with private guide to learn about the … Continued

The Dazzling Diversity of Colombia

This sample tailor-made tour showcases the astonishing mix of wildlife, culture, archaeology and history that makes Colombia such an enthralling country to explore. Based initially in Bogota, enjoy the smells and flavours of vibrant Paloquemao Market, walk colonial streets and take in the spectacular city panorama from Cerro de Monserrate. Descend into the Zipaquira salt … Continued

Central and Southern Sri Lanka: Highlands, Forests & the Leopards of Kumana

An ideal window to enjoy this fabulous tour would be during our later winter months, arriving at Kumana around February, the start of the park’s dry season. The programme begins in Kandy, colourful cultural capital of the Hill Country, where you visit the Temple of the Tooth and Perediniya Botanical Gardens. Take the scenic train … Continued

In Search Of Borneo’s Rarest Mammals With Private Guide

This is a privately-guided tour for real mammal enthusiasts. As well as Borneo’s iconic headline species including orang-utans and proboscis monkeys, this trip delves deep into some of Borneo’s less visited forests to find some of the real rarities of the island. Many of these are more active at night, so you will spend a … Continued

Incredible Tiger Sightings in May

A selection of stunning tiger pictures taken by Richard Barrett on his recent trip to India with Reef and Rainforest.

Diverse Brazil On a Budget

An opportunity to experience much of what makes Brazil such a wonderfully enthralling country, in an affordable way

Family safari in Zimbabwe

This family safari in Zimbabwe uses Victoria Falls for access into Hwange and then onto the shores of Lake Kariba. The core 9-night safari includes Victoria Falls for an initial tame exposure. An intense game viewing and educational experience follows in Hwange National Park. The safari ends with “down time” at Lake Kariba in the … Continued

Off the Beaten Track in Northern Uganda

This itinerary takes you to the less visited north of Uganda culminating in beautiful Kidepo National Park. Until recently Kidepo was off-limits to tourists and today remains wonderfully quiet and unspoilt. The park borders both South Sudan and northern Kenya and shares the same landscape and wildlife with its East African neighbours. Experience the vast … Continued

Borneo Tailor-made Tours: Thanks for arranging a great holiday

We have now arrived back in the UK after a truly memorable Borneo holiday. The tour…was fantastic, we saw a great range of wildlife…It is a tie between the wild orang-utan and the grazing elephants as to the highlight of the holiday. The guides were excellent…The tour has left us with two problems: how can … Continued

The Outstanding Outer Islands of the Seychelles

For most people, the Inner Islands epitomise the Seychelles. With quaint colonial architecture, exquisitely eroded granite boulders and coconut palms framing white sand beaches, it is easy to see why – the Inner Islands are indeed beautiful. To capture the quintessence of the Seychelles, however, we believe it is desirable to venture further to the … Continued

Discover Sublime Sao Tome & Pristine Principe

This itinerary is similar to our other sample tailor-made tour but uses alternative yet still well-run, comfortable accommodation. You start with a friendly guesthouse on Sao Tome’s waterfront, owned by the British consul whose island-born daughter may personally take you out on tours of Sao Tome. Once in Principe you will stay at Roca Sundy, … Continued

Iberian Lynx Quest

A fantastic opportunity to experience the charismatic Iberian lynx up close.

The Grand Wildlife Tour of Uganda

This three week trip explores the wide natural diversity of Uganda in great depth and with intense focus. Travelling in a roughly clockwise direction, you first visit the Mamaba wetlands in search of shoebill storks before heading to beautiful Lake Mburo National Park for varied plains wildlife. Continue to Bwindi for gorilla trekking in the … Continued

The Manifold Highlights of Devon in Summer

This tour is designed to showcase the best of Devon’s wild places and their charismatic fauna, whilst also providing the opportunity to tailor a range of activities and excursions, all accompanied by experienced local guides. Beginning in East Devon, a definite highlight will be watching one of the many families of wild Eurasian beaver living … Continued

Papua New Guinea in Style and Comfort

An exceptional luxury itinerary for those interested in the fascinating culture, unique tribal communities and endemic wildlife of the magical island of New Guinea

Avian Adventures in the Seychelles

Enjoy the unique ornithology of the Seychelles without sacrificing your creature comforts on this wonderfully varied avian adventure

Wild Madagascar in Comfort

An extra-special itinerary crafted to take in all the top wildlife, cultural and historical highlights with minimal travel and superb luxury accommodations.

Off the beaten track in Zambia

An intense experience into the wild and remote Busanga Plains followed by a quiet wind down on the edges of the Zambezi.

The Romance of Sri Lanka and The Maldives

The wildlife highlights of Sri Lanka and combined them with an exceptional small resort in the Maldives to provide the perfect romantic combination

The Manifold Highlights of Spectacular Chile

This varied and exciting tour uses excellent accommodation and perfectly showcases the diversity of Chile in one comprehensive, breathtaking itinerary. Begin by exploring the fascinating history of Easter Island, visiting a variety of ahus (ceremonial sites) to see the famous moai (statues) and their red scoria pukaos (topknots). Returning to mainland Chile, head north into … Continued

The Natural History Highlights of Argentina

Showcases some of Argentina’s most rewarding natural history highlights, taking in the Atlantic rainforest and Ibera wetlands of the north-east and Patagonia’s fabulous Valdes Peninsula

A Romantic Namibia Honeymoon

An indulgent honeymoon itinerary with excellent accommodation, great wildlife, wide open spaces and beautiful vistas providing an excellent start to married life.

The Best Time to Visit Costa Rica

Is Costa Rica calling you?
Here is a Reef and Rainforest guide to help you decide when to travel and what weather to expect.

The Iberian lynx – clawing back from the brink

Into the 1800s Iberian lynx were found throughout Spain, Portugal and southern France. A steady decline in population and distribution took place during the 1900s until by the 21st century, only two fragmented breeding populations remained in southern Spain, where Iberian lynx continue to hang on today. John Bassindale booked a tailor-made tour to the … Continued

Secret Safari into Zimbabwe

This unconventional safari routing offers a soft safari introduction. Immediately followed by intense game viewing in Hwange. Then the opportunity to complete a full house safari from Victoria Falls.

The Natural History Highlights of Wild Colombia

Incorporating many of the prime wildlife habitats of Colombia, this comprehensive yet well-paced itinerary provides plenty of time to enjoy each location whilst accompanied by exceptional naturalist guides. Lush, verdant Amazonia is complemented perfectly by the vast, flat expense of Los Llanos Orientales, while the bird-rich Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta rises above the pristine … Continued

Belize Ultimate Reef and Rainforest

A wonderful itinerary staying in exceptional eco lodges that are sustainably focused, in the remote Belizean rainforests and close to the reefs.

Northern Sri Lanka: Wildlife, Snorkelling and Ancient Heritage

The best time to experience this superlative itinerary is late December to end March when many migrant species – notably greater flamingos in their thousands – can be seen in the wetlands and flats of Mannar Island and the nearby mainland of far northwestern Sri Lanka. The area is very different from other parts of … Continued

Botswana Linyanti & Delta Adventure

This itinerary highlights the best wildlife of the Linyanti & Delta areas with some of Botswana’s brightest wildlife stars.

The Best Way to Experience Namibia’s Etosha National Park

The Namib, the world’s oldest desert, is found in Namibia and gave the country its name. You might form the impression that wildlife is therefore pretty rare since deserts are not best known for prolific fauna or flora. That might be the case in a large part of this southwestern African nation, but there is … Continued

Quest for the Aye Aye and Undiscovered Masoala

Discover the Reefs and Rainforests of wild Masoala National Park and go search of the mysterious aye aye, iconic helmet vanga and agile red ruffed lemur in their natural habitats.

Exploring Chile In Comfort And Style

Reef & Rainforest has designed this itinerary to showcase the diverse attributes which make Chile such an exciting country to visit, without compromising on authentic Chilean comfort and style. From a luxurious desert lodge and spa in the Atacama Desert to the highest quality accommodation available within Torres del Paine National Park. From a sophisticated … Continued

Galapagos Island Hopping Tour

This tour is a fantastic opportunity to experience some of the Galapagos Island’s highlights within the concise timeframe of seven days, ideal if you’re adding a Galapagos visit to a trip to mainland Ecuador or elsewhere in South America. You will travel by speedboat between three of the archipelago’s larger, inhabited islands along with numerous … Continued

A Self-drive Adventure In Costa Rica

This diverse itinerary starts with the Caribbean jungle-fringed waterways of Tortuguero to spot three species of monkey, three-toed sloth, caiman and many bird species. It is then a transfer by boat and road to Guapiles where a hire car awaits. From here a highly varied and stimulating self-drive journey begins in which we feature many … Continued

Wild Chile: Off The Beaten Track

Our comprehensive off-the-beaten-track itinerary offers a diverse mix of activity and wildlife in three of Chile’s most dramatic regions: the Atacama Desert, the Lake District and southern Patagonia. From Santiago, fly north to San Pedro de Atacama. Explore the vast desert landscape by van, foot, and bike, enjoying sunset scenes over Moon Valley and early … Continued

A Gentle Family Journey in Sri Lanka

A relaxed yet absorbing itinerary affords plenty of pleasurable time by the sea, while offering much of cultural and interior interest

Madagascar Wildlife Highlights

An outstanding Madagascan wildlife holiday featuring exceptional wildlife, remarkable scenery and much more, all in comfortable accommodation.

Highlights of Ethiopia in Comfort

A well paced and comfortable itinerary designed to showcase the top wildlife and historical highlights of Ethiopia.

Wild Panama Off The Beaten Track

An actively adventurous tour designed for intrepid travellers eager to experience the best wilderness Panama can offer

Exploring Chile on a Budget

Explore a good deal of Chile’s highlights in this well-priced tour full of contrasts. From the Moon Valley watch the beautiful fading light as the sun sets over the vast Atacama desert, and visit the famous El Tatio Glaciers, at 4,300 metres the highest geothermal field in the world. Fly to Chile’s beautiful Lake District, … Continued