Celebrate the Year of the Monkey


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It's Chinese New Year on 8th February and 2016 is the year of the monkey. It's actually the year of the fire monkey and people born in this year tend to be ambitious and adventurous. Tap into your adventurous spirit and seek out our primate friends on a range of hand-crafted holidays. From the spectacle of Japan's snow monkeys to Uganda's gorillas and Madagascar's cheeky lemurs, we look forward to taking you there.

Featured itineraries

Classic Madagascar

Nights: 12 | from £4,245

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Combine four unique areas of Madagascar – buzzing capital, glorious coast, national park and sacred forest – to get under the skin of the brilliantly biodiverse Indian Ocean isle.

Classic Rwanda

Nights: 8 | from £6,995

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Compact Rwanda delivers a mighty punch. This is one of the only places in the world in which you can experience intimate encounters with wild mountain gorillas – as well as a wealth of other primates, and a bounty of birds.

Uganda Gorilla Safari

Nights: 4 | from £3,175

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There’s no experience quite like gazing into the brown eyes of a mountain gorilla – and with just over 800 of these endangered primates remaining, it’s a rare privilege indeed. Venture deep into Bwindi Impenetrable National Park with experienced guides to track a habituat-ed family and enjoy a unique, unforgettable wildlife encounter.

Chimp Trekking & Tracking in Uganda

Nights: 5 | from £2,595

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A five night chimpanzee-centric wildlife adventure in two of Uganda’s primate hot spots – the magical Kibale Forest and wildlife-rich Queen Elizabeth National Park.

Gorilla Tracking from Nairobi

Nights: 3 | from £4,240

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A chance to witness mountain gorillas in their natural habitat in Rwanda on this exciting 3 night trip with expert trained guides on-hand.

Borneo Wildlife Adventure

Nights: 8 | from £3,365

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Introduce the family to the wildlife of one of the world’s great natural wonderlands – Borneo. Snorkel among dazzling fish, meet the great orange apes of Sepilok Orangutan Rehabilitation Centre and journey along the mighty Kinabatangan River in search of proboscis monkeys and exotic birds.

Onsens & Snow Monkeys

Nights: 2 | from £840

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Visit the Snow Monkey Park where red-faced Japanese macaques or snow monkeys can be seen bathing and relaxing in volcanic hot springs.

Remote Western Tanzania: Mahale and Katavi

Nights: 8 | from £5,435

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An off-the-beaten track safari which takes you to one of Tanzania’s most remote but wildlife-rich National Parks and on to Mahale for the privilege of watching chimpanzees in the wild.