Travel Month: December

India

India contains a remarkable breadth of natural history to rival the world’s best wildlife destinations

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.

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

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

Panama

a promised land of indigenous culture and pristine nature, with long Pacific and Atlantic coastlines

Patagonia Puma Tracking

A chance to explore the unique wildlife of Chile’s Torres del Paine National Park in search of the elusive Puma

Belize

With a heady mix of Maya ruins, coral reefs and tropical rainforests, Belize appeals to those who relish great lodges and a lack of crowds

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

A Reef & Rainforest Family Adventure in Belize

This is truly a reef and rainforest family tour of exceptional value. Educate your children and yourselves by direct immersion in the lowland jungles and warm Caribbean waters of the small Central American nation of Belize, the only former British colony in Central America. Stay in a small and friendly jungle lodge for three nights, … Continued

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.

Okavango and Chobe Wildlife Adventure – By Tented Camp

This trip starts the same as our Okavango budget tour and offers the same great value for money.  You will travel to the same three Okavango tented camps but you would then continue to Botswana’s vast Central Chobe region – famous for its large herds of elephants, elephant-hunting lions plus stunning sunsets. Throughout the tour, … 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.

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 Diverse Wildlife of the Laikipia Plateau

For this itinerary, we focus on the lesser-known Laikipia Plateau: a conservation powerhouse, biodiversity hotspot and much less visited than the popular parks of the south. The conventional Big Five (lion, elephants, black rhino, Cape buffalo and leopard) are all in abundance, plus you can find the hard to come by Northern Five (Grevy’s zebra, … Continued

Antarctica Cruise – Puerto Williams Round Trip on The Silver Endeavour

Witness cathedral-sized icebergs up close, blue-hued glaciers, and the hardy wildlife that call this place home. A cruise to the White Continent of Antarctica is a once in a lifetime experience that will live with you forever. What’s more is that you can experience it from the luxurious style and comfort of arguably the world’s … 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’s Legendary Okavango Delta – A Budget Group Tour

The Okavango Delta is on every wildlife lover’s bucket list. However, prices for lodges and concessions puts the Delta over budget for many.  Now we have made the Okavango more affordable by utilising shared vehicles and a series of mobile tented camps dotted amongst some of the Okavango’s most wildlife-rich areas. There are a many … Continued

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

Galapagos Cruises

Explore one of the world’s great natural wonders where geographical isolation has led to the evolution of may unique species, including marine iguanas, giant toroises and Darwin finches.

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

Guatemala For All The Family

Prices are based on a family of four, with two children under the age of 12. As all families are different, please enquire for a definitive quotation.

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

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

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.

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

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

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

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

Highlights of Ethiopia in Comfort

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

The Wonderful Wildlife of the Colombian Llanos and Ecuador’s Galapagos Islands

This unforgettable natural history holiday combines two of South America’s ‘must-see’ wildlife destinations: Colombia’s Los Llanos Orientales and the Galapagos Islands, Darwin’s Enchanted Isles found far off Ecuador’s Pacific coast. Begin in Bogota, Colombia’s capital, before flying to Los Llanos Orientales (the eastern plains), a vast expanse of tropical savanna, gallery forest, seasonally flooded wetlands … Continued

Trinidad & Tobago

A naturalist’s Caribbean paradise, particularly for the birder, primary forest, coral reefs, wetlands and mangroves are among the varied unspoiled habitats

Botswana Off The Beaten Track

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

A Fabulous Family Adventure in Belize

A rare tropical treat awaits the lucky family that chooses this exceptionally adventurous family holiday. It will provide a plethora of exciting experiences and profound insight into the manifold attractions to be found in Belize. From the major Maya ruins of Lamanai on the banks of the New River Lagoon to the Tapir Mountain Reserve; … Continued

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

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

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

Tiger Blue: Seven Night Cruise of Raja Ampat Indonesia

Located off the northwest tip of New Guinea Island in Indonesia’s West Papua province, Raja Ampat is an archipelago comprising more than 1,500 islands, cays and shoals surrounding the four main islands of Misool, Salawati, Batanta and Waigeo. These incredibly remote islands are almost undisturbed by humans and are renowned for their incredible diversity of … Continued

Costa Rica

Combining friendly people, excellent accommodation and well-trained guides, Costa Rica satisfies the highest of natural history holiday expectations