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  • 22 January 2020

MOTHER NATURE'S GREATEST WONDERS

Africa is a continent of amazing contrasts. From the spectacular views from Table Mountain in Cape Town, via the amazing game parks of Namibia, Uganda, Kenya and Tanzania, the beautiful beaches of Madagascar and Mozambique and the romance of the Nile – every adventure to Africa surpasses expectations.

Our special selection of African holidays feature almost every possible option available. From safaris in groups or on an individual basis to overland tours from tip to toe of this vast land.

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Big Five Safaris

Lion, leopard, elephant, rhino and buffalo – the Big Five are the most sought-after animals to encounter on an African Safari.

There are only a few places in Africa where you have a chance of seeing all five animals in one trip. Contact our travel specialists to discuss the options available.

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Luxury Safari Lodges

Going on safari doesn’t have to mean sleeping under the stars. Many of the lodges and camps are award-winning and each has its own unique offering. From wine cellars to personal plunge pools we can find the perfect safari lodge to fit your needs.

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Safari & Beach Holidays

No Safari holiday is complete without some rest and recuperation on one of Africa’s many world class beaches. Explore the island of Zanzibar, rest on South Africa’s beautiful beaches or combine your safari holiday with a luxury Mauritius beach break. There are plenty of options to add some relaxation to your safari adventure holiday

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TO FIND OUT MORE ABOUT an Africa Adventure with norad travel, SPEAK TO OUR TRAVEL EXPERT SARAH TICHACEK

T: 01730 892298 | E: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Rats, lanterns and the world’s largest annual human migration? The most important celebration in the Chinese calendar returns on January 25th. The Chinese New Year will last around 15 days, with around 20% of the world taking part in the annual parades and traditions.

As another busy year in travel draws to a close, we have taken a moment to look back and review 2019 at Norad Travel - and what a year it was! 2019 saw new faces, ‘excellent’ customer service, awards, fam trips across the globe and whole lot of summer holidays!

ABTA have recently released their 12 best destinations to watch throughout 2020. The list has been compiled by ABTA experts which feature a range of different landscapes, cultures and attractions. We have put together some of the top things to do in each location, so if you’re unsure about where to travel to, this list could be the inspiration you need.

Christmas is already just around the corner, which also means that the stressful Christmas shopping period is nearly here. If you're stuck for gift ideas and you know someone who just loves to travel, this is the perfect list for inspiration. From cheap to pricey and essential to fun, this list covers all areas of what you need to inspire someone to explore somewhere new!

Join us on our Exclusive Small Group Tour to Borneo

Led by our very own Sarah Tichacek

After the success of our previous Norad led tours to Vietnam & India, Join Sarah on our exclusive and fully escorted Norad Travel 'Sights & Sounds of the Borneo Jungle' group tour, packed full of tailor-made wildlife and jungle experiences. From a once in lifetime Orangutan experience in Sandakan, to a traditional lunch cooked by Sukau villagers, this bespoke tour is certainly not one to miss.

Key Details

£2,875 per person

- Departing 2nd October 2020

- Flights from London Heathrow

- 9 nights, exclusive and bespoke Norad guided tour

- Led by Norad Senior Manager, Sarah Tichecek

- Escorted by experienced local Borneo guide

- Packed full of tailor-made wildlife experiences

- Secure your place for just £350 Deposit

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Explore the amazing sights of Borneo

The exclusive tour will be led by Norad Travel Senior Manager, Sarah Tichacek and escorted by an experienced local Borneo guide. The Sights & Sounds of Borneo tour will depart on Friday 2nd October and return Monday 12th October, allowing you time to explore the very best Borneo has to offer.

Call our holiday expert and Norad tour leader, Sarah today to find out more on 01730 892298 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Itinerary

Friday 2nd October:

Flight from London Heathrow to Kuala Lumpur. Overnight on-board flight.

 

Day 1 - Saturday 3rd October: Sandakan

Flight from Kuala Lumpur to Sandakan (13:25 arrival) 

- Private transfer from the airport to the hotel with lunch and dinner served at the hotel.

- Flying squirrel platforms to see these incredible animals 

- Accommodation: My Nature Resort

Day 2 - Sunday 4th October: Sandakan

- Labuk Bay Monkey Sanctuary

- Rainforest Discovery Centre 

- Return to resort for dinner

Accommodation: My Nature Resort

Labuk Bay Monkey Sanctuary | Borneo

 Day 3 - Monday 5th October: Sandakan

- Sepilok Orangutan Rehabilitation Centre

- Tropical Lowland Dipterocarp Forest of Borneo

- Bornean Sun Bear Conservation Centre 

- Cruise up to the Lower Kinabatangan River Sanctuary

Accommodation: Abai Jungle Lodge, includes lunch and dinner

 

Sandakan

 

Day 4 - Tuesday 6th October: Sukau

- River trip to Pitas Oxbow Lake to observe wildlife

- Breakfast at Abai Jungle Platform

- Lunch with the villagers at Abai Village which has been specially cooked by them

- River cruise to Sukau village

Accommodation: Kinabatangan Riverside Lodge 

Oxbow Lake River Trip 

Day 5 - Wednesday 7th October: Sukau

- River trip to experience the longest river of Sabah 

- Explore the Gomantong Bird nest caves on Sakau Lodge

- Transfer back to lodge and lunch at Sukau Villager's house or at Sukau Lodge

- Afternoon river cruise 

Accommodation: Kinabatangan Riverside Lodge

Gomantong bird nest caves

Day 6 - Thursday 8th October: Sukau

- Transfer from the hotel to the airport

- After breakfast, a private transfer from the lodge to the airport

- Flight from Sandakan to Kota Kinabalu, includes private transfers

Accommodation: Shangri-La Tanjung Aru Resort & Spa, 3 nights bed & breakfast

Sukau

Day 6,7,8 - Shangri-La Tanjung Aru Resort & Spa

With a private beach, views of the coral islands and just five minutes drive from the centre of Kota Kinabalu and ten minutes drive from the airport, Shangri-La’s Tanjung Aru offers luxury and relaxation in a great location.

Facilities include an infinity and lap pool, health club, CHI Spa, sauna, Jacuzzi, nine-hole golf course, tennis, bike hire, watersports and choice of bars and restaurants.

Shangri-La Tanjung Aru Resort & Spa

Day 9 - Sunday 11th October

Flights from Kota Kinabalu to Kula Lumpur and then onwards to London Heathrow returning Monday 12th October

 

*Limited to 17 people with a minimum of 10 bookings required for the tour to go ahead.The above price is guaranteed subject to a minimum of 10 people in economy class. Priced at £2,875 per person based on a twin double room and economy flights, business class upgrades and extensions that can be quoted upon request. 

 

To find out more about the Sights and Sounds of Borneo Group Tour, speak to our travel expert Sarah Tichacek

T: 01730 892298 | E: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.