Autumn African Adventures

Posted by Binny Shah-Patel     Posted on 06/08/2019
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  • Hold on to that summer feeling during the Autumn months and book an autumnal break to one of these sunny long-haul destinations. Here are our top recommendations:

    Kenya

    On safari in Kenya

    Lions in Kenya

    When its Autumn in the UK it is a great time to visit Kenya, as it’s the dry season and you’re unlikely to see much rain, which will  most likely be the case in the UK! Most days during September through to November are  sunny and clear and there are also fewer mosquitoes at this time of year.

    Suggested itineraries:

    Cheetah Safari

    Our Cheetah Safari is a 7-night itinerary visiting the Aberdares, Samburu the Rift Valley Lakes and the Masai Mara.

    Kenya Royal Safari

    A safari of distinction, fit for royalty, visiting Kenya’s wildlife-filled game reserves and enjoying some of Kenya’s finest lodges and camps.

    You can elevate the experience by adding on a beach holiday as an extension!

    More information: https://www.somak.com/kenya-safari

    South Africa

    penguins in Cape Town, South Africa

    Penguins at Boulders Beach

    September is an excellent time to visit South Africa as it is one of the drier months and perfect for game viewing. With striking landscapes, excellent wildlife and safari routes, diverse cultures, history, wine tasting and much more, this is a country in which to cherry-pick your dream excursions and put together the holiday of a lifetime.

    Suggested itineraries

    Cape Town, Blue Train and Safari

    An exciting 8-night tour which includes 3 nights in fabulous Cape Town, a 2-night stay on the luxurious Blue Train, 1 night in Johannesburg and 2 nights safari at a private game reserve.

    Enjoy a couple of nights in Port Elizabeth, known as the ‘friendly city’, with the chance to explore a sanctuary of gentle giants at Addo Elephant National Park.

    More information https://www.somak.com/south_africa

    Botswana

    Okavango Delta, Botswana

    Okavango Delta

    September is one of the drier months in which to visit Botswana, a country of wild variety, dramatic scenery and untamed parks, and which is considered one of Africa’s diamonds. From the shimmer of the Okavango Delta’s crystal clear waters to the sight of hundreds of elephants in the Chobe National Park, there is lots to see and do in this striking country.

    Suggested itineraries

    Under One Botswana Sky

    This 6-night itinerary starts in the Chobe National Park then moves on to the Okavango Delta which is a vast oasis atop the sands of the Kalahari Desert.

    This superb 8-night safari will enchant and delight you. You’ll start by visiting the mighty Victoria Falls, then go onto to Chobe which is one of Africa’s most stunning rivers, and finally, discover the Okavango Delta, where permanent lagoons and deep channels have created a unique habitat for a multitude of animals and birds.

    Inspired to visit one of these destinations?

    We would love to work with you to plan the trip of a lifetime. For more information on how our safari experts can help you, call Somak Holidays today on 020 8423 3000, or visit our website here:

    https://www.somak.com/botswana-holidays

     

     

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