Choose from a range of destinations including Ecuador, Bolivia and Uganda and enjoy moments that create lasting memories which make a trip extra special. Whether it’s driving through the stunning scenery of the Avenue of Volcanoes in Ecuador, exploring the Uyuni Salt Flats or watching gorillas in Bwindi National Park, Uganda.
Ecuador – Extra night and transfer worth up to £231 per person
Explore’s 15 day Ecuador Discovery trip takes you on a discovery of the fascinating colonial cities and the stunning scenery of the Ecuadorian Andes. Travel on the Devil’s Nose Railway, explore the Amazon by canoe searching for wildlife and discover the fascinating colonial cities of Quito and Cuenca. There’s also time to visit the Otavalo Indian market and drive through the Avenue of Volcanoes. Trips depart in April, September and October 2017 and costs from £2,499 per person. This price includes return flights, five nights’ hotel, five nights’ guesthouse, three nights’ lodge and one night hacienda accommodation on a bed and breakfast basis, transport and the services of an Explore Leader and driver.
“Looking up at the Cotopaxi volcano is an awe-inspiring experience. It makes you feel so small.” Carmel Hendry, Explore Product Manager.
Uganda – Extra night and transfer worth up to £175 per person
Explore’s 12 day Gorilla and Chimp Safari visits the Ugandan rainforest, searching for primates and other wildlife. Take a guided nature walk through Kibale Forest for a chance to spot chimpanzees; trek through Bwindi National Park to encounter Mountain gorillas playing in their natural habitat and take a cruise on the Kazinga Channel. Also enjoy walking in the foothills of the Rwenzori Mountains, known as ‘the Mountains of the Moon’. Trips depart in February, April, July, August, September and October 2017 and costs from £3,439 per person. This price includes return flights, one night hotel, nine nights’ lodge and one night bungalow accommodation on a bed and breakfast basis, transport and the services of an Explore Leader, driver and local guides.
“The first time you look a gorilla in the eye it takes your breath away. You can relate to them… It’ calming. You feel safe.” Sue Guthrie, Explore Leader.