Unforgettable experiences for

Active Adventurers

For those who can't sit still

Travel is exhilarating, and just the experience of being somewhere exotic tantalises the senses and makes you feel alive. But for the active adventurers among us, that isn’t enough.

You want to feel your heart race as you canoe down the Zambezi, climb Mount Kilimanjaro or quad-bike over the Makgadikgadi Salt Pans. You want to trek the Ethiopian Highlands and go fishing for razor-sharp toothed tigerfish in the Lower Zambezi. You want to track endangered species on foot, follow lions on the hunt and sit within a few feet of a silverback mountain gorilla.

Being adventurous doesn’t mean you can’t also be pampered, and so you will be. Mouth-watering culinary experiences, luxury lodges and boutique hideaways are all par for the course for weary action heroes in need of a good nights rest.

You will love

  • Reaching remote, untamed wilderness
  • Camping under the stars
  • Adrenalin fuelled activities
  • Physical achievement
  • The sound of silence and the thrill of adventure

Itineraries & set departures

Patagonia for Hikers

Itinerary Inspiration | Two Countries & Two Unreal Hikes
It goes without saying that the Torres del Paine National Park and Mt Fitz Roy are 'meccas' for avid hikers in South America. On this journey spend four nights in each region, with the opportunity to hike and explore both areas at a style, pace, length and duration of your choice, all while staying in comfortable and scenic accommodation.

Great Walk of Africa with Tropical Ice

Set Departure | Kenya Mobile Hiking Safari
This is Africa’s definitive walking safari. Hiking for several days along two of the most beautiful rivers on the continent, which are the home to the biggest elephant herds in Africa, it’s no wonder this trip has been described as ‘the greatest African bush experience on the continent’.

Luangwa Chikoko Trails

Walking Safari | On foot in Zambia
Unfolding in Zambia's South Luangwa National Park, a Chikoko Trails safari is a unique walking experience in one of the richest wildlife areas in the world. Hiking expeditions take you between two camps, accessible only by foot, following well-worn elephant and hippo trails. With pulses racing you’ll discover the inner workings of the African bush in a way you could never imagine from a vehicle.

Himalayan Village Walk to Leti 360

Inspiration Itinerary | Walking in the Himalaya
Journey through the stunning and lesser known Indian state of Uttarkhand on a Shakti Village Walk. Revel in this authentic experience that provides a window into rural life in the compellingly beautiful and remote Kumaon region. Combining a stay in the truly fabulous and world renowned, 360º Leti Himalayan Retreat with 3 overnight village homestays’, where the genuine warmth of your hosts are highlight of this incredible experience, make this a superb snapshot of Himalayan living.

Salkantay Trek to Machu Picchu

Set Departure | Hiking Lodge to Lodge
This 7 day lodge-to-lodge hike to Machu Picchu gives the opportunity to experience the essence of adventure with creature comforts and culminating with a visit to the magnificent ruins of Machu Picchu, one of the Seven Wonders of the modern world.

Okavango Horse Safaris

Set Departure | Botswana
Riding horses in Botswana's jewel of the Kalahari, the Okavango Delta, is an exhilarating experience not only because you are riding horses through Africa's wilderness but because of the wildlife that abounds. Okavango Horse Safaris are the leading riding outfitters in Botswana.

Active experiences

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Exellent and wonderful, reaching way above expectations.

Elizabeth Mackintosh

Julia you did a fantastic job - everything was first class. Well organised, efficient and stress free. We all agreed it was the best holiday we've ever had. Cant wait to travel with CSC again.

Milford family

We are so happy we put our trust in CSC, we had an amazing adventure and would recommend them to anyone.

Kim & Brad Balance

The trip exceeded my expectations and was the best family holiday I have ever had. Our children simply loved it and now I know more about African wildlife than they do about our own farm animals.

Rowntree family

Classic Safari are the people who genuinely know other culture and offer incredible insight to perfectly meet your expectations.

Melanie McMillan & Iain Jones

We loved it all. Our son wants to go back tomorrow. We would ALL go back again!

Laurence & Remi Cunningham

An amazing experience - the best family holiday we have ever had. We were extremely impressed by the meticulous attention to our itinerary. I can't speak highly enough of all the elements of this exciting journey!

Sheryl & Robert Taylor

Thank you for making our trip to Africa so spectacular. The attention to detail really made it special. It really was the trip of a lifetime.

Paul Cozzi

Very knowledgeable and patient. Our trip was all that we hoped for. Wonderful!

Jane & Robert Happell

Everything was perfect! Advice and information on destinations and activities hit everything I had hoped to experience. I contacted the Classic Safari Company upon recommendation and have now, in turn, recommended to others.

Tim Bradley

You can't improve on perfection. I had my best birthday and holiday with my family celebrating my 80th birthday in Africa. Everything that Julia organised was perfect and the whole trip was a highlight!

Buckingham Family

The trip of a lifetime, couldn't have dreamt of a better adventure if I tried.

Emma Jeffcoat

Absolutely everything was first class & so well organised.

Simon & Jackie Adams

Classic Safari Company has done it again! A unique experience that ticked all the boxes - wildlife, culture and dining experience. A dream come true!

Ros Wheeler

Their experience and knowledge of Africa is evident and we couldn't have been happier with the total package. This has given us a taste for Africa - now we are ready for more.

Andrew & Pip Stevens

If you want the most sensational experience in Africa let Julia and the staff at Classic Safari Co plan it for you! Their knowledge, expertise and enthusiasm for their job means your every wish will be fulfilled.

Miriam & Joseph Harrison

Classic Safari is the place to go to for "top end" adventure travel.

Ron & Alison Guthrie

Classic Safari Company were brilliant - 10/10

Di & Kingsley Yates

The Classic Safari Company is the best I have dealt with. Extremely knowledgeable & professional, friendly, patient & understanding of first timers to Africa.

Annette Whiley

It certainly was the best trip we have EVER had. The experiences were mind blowing.  We want everyone we know to experience Africa - the animals, the people - magical.

Jo-anne & Dean Mifsud

Would do it all again and not change a moment. Best holiday ever!

The McGowan Tribe

An absolutely fantastic travel company - every one of the many trips they have organised for us over 22 years have been faultless and fabulous.

Judith & Roger Williams

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