5 places to go in March 2019

Posted by Binny Shah-Patel     Posted on 07/02/2019
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  • March marks the arrival of Spring and is the perfect time to escape for a break. Here are 5 destinations to help with some travel inspiration for planning a break!

    The Seychelles


    The beautiful Seychelles

    Why not visit The Seychelles, an idyllic archipelago of more than 100 islands in the Indian Ocean and the definition of an unspoilt tropical paradise! Kenya Airways have started to fly daily from Nairobi to the Seychelles, making it perfect for combining an idyllic island escape with an exhilarating safari for a wonderful holiday in March.

    You can find out more on our website: https://www.somak.com

    South Africa

    Mont Rochelle

    Photo Credit: Virgin Limited Edition

    Why not visit South Africa and stay at Mont Rochelle, which has spectacular views across the valleys and vines of Franschhoek, in the Winelands. During your stay you can enjoy a traditional South African Braai at their Miko restaurant. They will be firing up the coals every Friday lunchtime from 12pm until 3pm with a delicious braai-style menu and you’ll be able to enjoy an assortment of impressive meat, fish and vegetable dishes, all freshly prepared and grilled on the outdoor coal-fired barbecue by their wonderful team of chefs.

    The buffet menu boasts a choice of seven items from the grill and five different types of tasty salads, followed by two sweet desserts.

    South African Braii

    Photo Credit: Virgin Limited Edition

    All this is available from R320 per person or R375 per person including half a bottle of Little Rock Wine.

    Braai lunch is served every Friday until 29th March 2019. To book a table or find out more, contact Miko restaurant on: +27 21 876 2770.

    Find out more about staying at Mont Rochelle.




    With Qatar Airways now flying direct to Mombasa from Doha, why not plan a trip to Kenya’s stunning coastal city. You can add a safari in Tsavo East and West to your trip, with daily departures from Mombasa available, if you want to see wildlife.

    Find out more: https://www.somak.com/kenya/mombasa

    Bird watching in Kenya

    March is a fantastic time of year for bird watching across the stunning Rift Valley Lakes in Kenya. Lake Nakuru, Lake Naivasha, Lake Mgadi and Lake Victoria provide a perfect spot for bird watchers as the migrant birds from Europe visit the area. Over 240 species of bird have been spotted and these include flamingos, pelicans, cormorants and terns.

    Find 0ut more about the Rift Valley Lakes.


    Holi in India

    Holi in India

    Holi is one of the most widely celebrated festivals in India, and this year it is from 20th to 21st March. Why not book a trip to visit India during this time, armed with white clothes and ready to have lots of fun splattering coloured powers on one another in this fabulously fun festival to mark the arrival of Spring!

    We can recommend some itineraries or help you to create a bespoke itinerary to celebrate Holi in the best places in India. Call Simply India Holidays by Somak on 0208 423 3000 or email india@somak.co.uk and we will be delighted to help you plan your  trip to Incredible India.


    Inspired to visit one of these destinations for a unique experience?

    Call us on 020 8423 3000 or complete an enquiry form to receive a quotation from our booking experts.

    You can also find out more on our website: https://www.somak.com

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