Africa isn’t all about sub-Saharan safaris as our popular Africa tours ably demonstrate. Follow The Nile southwards into little visited Sudan, experience Ethiopia’s rock cut churches or explore North Africa’s rich Roman legacy and staggering remains in Algeria and Tunisia.
19 – 28 October 2013 with Iain Shearer
Today it is rare to find a country so devoid of tourists and yet with such a rich architectural heritage. Five centuries of Roman domination and culture have left a timeless legacy in Algeria’s fine Roman remains.
25 November – 6 December 2013 with Aidan Dodson
A crossroads between Africa and the Mediterranean world for millennia, explore Nubia’s unique fusion of local and Egyptian art and religion.
Tour the cultural northern half of Ethiopia to view the pervasive heritage of the Orthodox Church, visiting five UNESCO World Heritage sites including the rock cut churches at Lalibela, the stelae at Axum, the Islamic city of Harrar and the Simien Mountains.
April 2014 with George Hart
Tunisia's development as an important trade centre ensured its centre-stage role, leaving a richly decorated chronicle amply illustrated by Tunisia’s many fine museums, sites and monuments.