Uganda: Wildlife & Birding

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Western Uganda receives far few tourists than the Kruger National or Serenget National Parks, but it surpasses all other safari destinations for sheer biodiversity. Here, where the East African savanna meets the West African rainforest, a handful of superb national parks promises visitors close-up encounters with some of Africa’s most iconic wildlife. In the south… Read more »

South Korea

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An Asian economic tiger, South Korea is a mosaic of old and new: rural folk villages and cutting edge technology, ancient stone pagodas and rock music bars, buzzing modern cities and feudal-era fortresses, densely forested mountains graced by some of Asia’s finest Buddhist temples. It’s a compact and little-explored country where Asian traditions, Western fashions,… Read more »

Namibia

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It’s hard to imagine how the German colonisers of Namibia coped with the unlimited elbow room, vast deserts and annual quota of 300 days of sunshine, but that’s exactly what draws travellers nowadays. Wedged between the Kalahari and the chilly South Atlantic Ocean, it’s a land of deserts, seascapes, wildlife reserves, ancient rock art, gentle… Read more »

Uganda: Wildlife & Birding

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Western Uganda receives far few tourists than the Kruger National or Serenget National Parks, but it surpasses all other safari destinations for sheer biodiversity. Here, where the East African savanna meets the West African rainforest, a handful of superb national parks promises visitors close-up encounters with some of Africa’s most iconic wildlife. In the south… Read more »

UGANDA: WILDLIFE & BIRDING

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Western Uganda receives far few tourists than the Kruger National or Serenget National Parks, but it surpasses all other safari destinations for sheer biodiversity. Here, where the East African savanna meets the West African rainforest, a handful of superb national parks promises visitors close-up encounters with some of Africa’s most iconic wildlife. In the south… Read more »

India: West Bengal & Sikkim: Jewels of the Lotus

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With countless holy sites, glacial lakes, beautiful rivers, and monasteries and temples, Sikkim and West Bengal are two of India’s most compelling states in India. Largely unexplored by tourists, these regions offer a feast of scenic and spiritual splendours.  It is to these fascinating states that Somerset Tours & Travel now invite you to join… Read more »

Kwa Zulu Natal: Drakensberg, Battlefields & Wildlife

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Between the towering peaks and passes of the mighty Drakensberg mountain range and the Indian Ocean is an enthralling landscape that tells of cultures past and present. South Africa’s very own Kwa Zulu Natal is also home to some of Africa’s greatest safari and unique historical experiences. It is to this fascinating corner of our… Read more »

Namibia

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It’s hard to imagine how the German colonisers of Namibia coped with the unlimited elbow room, vast deserts and an annual quota of 300 days of sunshine, but that’s exactly what draws travellers nowadays. Wedged between the Kalahari and the chilly South Atlantic Ocean, it’s a land of deserts, seascapes, wildlife reserves, ancient rock art,… Read more »

Morocco: Grand Tour

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The mere suggestion of Casablanca, Marrakesh and Rabat stirs a hint of spice in the nostrils. Throughout the centuries, Morocco has been thoroughly cloaked in mystery, and for good reason ~ the light is shimmering, the art extraordinary and the region’s history comes alive in its Imperial medieval cities, Roman ruins, Berber Kasbahs and Islamic… Read more »

Enchanting Portugal & Madeira

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Portugal is a fascinating country with a proud history that can be felt throughout the country ~ from its capital, Lisbon, down to each tiny, picture-perfect village. Its rich culture is the result of a complex flow of different civilisations and many influences, including Celtic, Lusitanian, Phoenician, Germanic, Visigoth, Roman, Viking, Sephardic Jewish and Moorish…. Read more »