Press release

Tempted to go solo for a Bank Holiday adventure?

Tuesday 29 April 2014

• More than one fifth of Saga passengers travel on their own
• August adventures include China and South Africa solo tours

A World in One Country – South Africa

Discover wildlife in the Kruger National Park, wonder at Drakensburg’s mighty escarpment and the dramatic Garden Route where verdant forests, rolling hills and fertile meadows tumble down to a flower-fringed coast on this top-performing escorted journey.

Guests can join exhilarating safaris to look for the Big Five, discover the mountain kingdom of Swaziland and spend three nights in Cape Town, including an excursion to the Kirstensbosch Botanic Gardens on this singles-only holiday.

17 nights from £3099, departing from Heathrow to Johannesburg, August 14

Land of the Dragon

Marvel at the 6,000-strong Terracotta Warriors and visit Beijing’s imperial treasures as well as the 2008 Olympic Park to see the Bird’s Nest stadium on a top-performing Saga tour that combines ancient and modern China.

Pay homage to Confucius at temples dedicated to the great philosopher and stroll along Shanghai’s cosmopolitan waterfront parade on this valued-packed journey which can be extended by three nights in Hong Kong.

11 nights from £2599, departing from Heathrow to Beijing on August 20, 2014

Prices include VIP door-to-door chauffeur service, return flights, airport taxes, accommodation, most meals, porterage, tour manager, travel insurance and cancellation cover.

For details call free on 0800 414 8986 or visit


Editors:  More than a fifth of Saga holidaymakers travel on their own, including those whose partners do not share the same interests and passengers who like to travel with a friend but prefer their own room.

Saga Holidays is winner of nine British Travel Awards including Best Singles Holidays, Best Safari and Wildlife and Nature Holiday Operator and Best Escorted Journeys.