Expanding Africa

Wednesday 2 August 2017

Saga Holidays adds seven new Africa itineraries to its Worldwide programme

With one of the most diverse programmes to the continent already on the market, Saga have added seven fantastic new holidays to its range of existing itineraries, offering its customers new, unique and exciting experiences.

The new Africa product has been introduced, alongside a wealth of exciting holidays, following the launch of Saga Holidays new Worldwide, River Cruises, Europe & The Mediterranean and The British Isles brochures.

New adventures for customers include a stay in a private Bush Camp located near Kruger National Park set up exclusively for saga guests, a 12 night tour charting the mighty Zambezi including a 3 night safari cruise along the river and a new extraordinary journey exploring the landscapes, wildlife, tribes and traditions of Ethiopia. Saga have also added an escorted tour of Kenya reintroducing the country to its holiday portfolio and a 7 night all-inclusive stay in Victoria Falls.

Stuart Douglass Lee, Holiday Creator for Saga commented:

“Africa is such a fascinatingly diverse continent and I want to give our customers the chance to explore each and every aspect of these amazing countries. I am always on the lookout for the next opportunity.

The introduction of new flight routes, such as Ethiopian Airlines now flying directly from Addis Ababa into Victoria Falls, helps to open up the continent making it so much more accessible”.

A sample of some of Saga’s new Africa holidays:

The Saga Bush Camp – 9 nights all-inclusive from £2299pp

If you feel the call of the wild this exciting new bush camp, arranged exclusively for Saga guests, may hold the answer! Located near South Africa’s mighty Kruger National Park, renowned for its diverse wildlife including the ‘big five’, Saga’s private camp allows guests to experience this famous park in comfort. The 12 furnished tents are each situated on their own elevated deck overlooking the bush. A seven night holiday includes three safaris into the park, a guided bush walk, a unique cultural village visit and a trip to the Moholoholo Wildlife Rehabilitation Centre.

 Out of Africa – 11 night escorted tour of Kenya from £2899pp

Experience the original home of the safari and go in search of incredible wildlife on thirteen included game drives aboard 4x4 safari trucks. Discover ‘Born Free Country’ at the Shaba National Reserve, where the Adamsons raised Elsa the lioness, pass into the breath-taking Great Rift Valley en route to Lake Nakuru, and spend three nights in the world famous Masai Mara Game Reserve.

Victoria Falls Discovery – 9 nights all inclusive from £1999pp

Choose from two hotels and spend 7 nights in Victoria Falls. Discover this great natural wonder, its surrounding forest and an abundance of wildlife. Maybe join a river safari and watch the sunset over the Zambezi, take a stream train journey onto the famous Victoria Falls bridge or take a trip into Zambezi National Park known for its lion, leopard and buffalo. 

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For details call free on 0800 056 0464 or visit saga.co.uk/Africa

The Saga Bush Camp - 9 nights (inc.2 aboard aircraft) from £2299,pp departing London Heathrow on Jan 22, Feb 5,19, Mar 5,19, Apr 9, May 7, Jun 25, Jul 16, Sep 10, 24, Oct 8,29, Nov 5 and 19, 2018. Departure exclusively for single travellers on June 11 and Aug 13 2018. Options to extend holiday in Cape Town (3 nights half board from £399pp) or KwaZulu-Natal (7 nights all-inclusive from £749pp). Price includes VIP door-to-door travel service, 7 nights in camp, return flights and transfers, all breakfasts lunches and dinners, free bar open 12 hours a day, saga trained bush camp staff, local expert guide, 5 excursions and optional travel insurance and additional cancellation rights or a discount if not required.

Out of Africa – 11 nights (inc.2 nights aboard aircraft) from £2899pp departing London Heathrow on Jan 8,  Feb 19, Mar 12, Apr 2, Jun 4, Jul 16, Aug 20, Sep 3, Sep 17, Oct 8 and Nov 26, 2018. Departure exclusively for solo travellers on May 14 and Nov 11, 2018. Options to extend holiday in Tsavo National Park (4 nights full board from £799pp) or Mombasa (5 nights half board from £499pp). Price includes 9 nights in lodges and 2 in flight, VIP door-to-door travel service, return flights and transfers, 9 breakfasts, 10 lunches and 9 dinners, local expert guide, 13 game drives and optional travel insurance and additional cancellation rights or a discount if not required.

Victoria Falls Discovery – 9 nights (inc.2 aboard aircraft) from £1999, departing London Heathrow on Jan 22, Feb 5, Mar 19, Apr 16, May 7, Jun 4, Jul 16, Aug 20, Sep 10, Oct 15 and Nov 5, 2018. Options to extend holiday in Chobe (4 nights all inclusive from £849pp) or Lake Kariba and Victoria Falls (4 nights all inclusive and 1 full board from £1149pp). Price includes VIP door-to-door travel service, 7 nights in hotel, return flights and transfers, all breakfasts lunches and dinners, free bar open 12 hours a day, local expert, porterage at your hotel, and optional travel insurance and additional cancellation rights or a discount if not required.

 

Jessica Myers

Press Officer

01303 776133

Jessica.myers@saga.co.uk

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