10 Inspirational Photos That Will Make You Want to Visit Damaraland

It’s in the middle of nowhere, which is perhaps why Damaraland is left off so many Namibian Travel Itineraries, but if you want to witness one of the most beautiful landscapes in Southern Africa, this is one place you simply shouldn’t miss. A remote and dry area boasting wide open spaces, enchanting rock formations, tribal…

De Hoop Nature Reserve: A Little Piece of Paradise in the Western Cape

Listed by Lonely Planet as one of the Top 10 Countries to visit in 2018, South Africa remains one of worlds the best international destinations for a long-haul holiday. A country rich in history, natural beauty, and exotic wildlife, South Africa has much to offer the intrepid traveller, and while most first-time visitors tend to…

World’s Top 10 Airlines Revealed: It’s Time to Book those Flights!

The World’s Top 10 Airlines were revealed today in TripAdvisor’s Travellers Choice Survey, and if you are looking to book your 2018 summer holiday, an autumn city getaway with family and friends, or your dream honeymoon to some far-flung and exotic destination, you might want to take a look at the list to see which…

A Rare Glimpse into the Lives of Namibia’s Himba Tribe

With a population of just 2.5 million, Namibia is one of the least populated countries in all Africa, but it homes some of the most colourful and fascinating people in the world, namely the Himba Tribe of Kaokoland in the Kunene Region. An indigenous group of around 50,000 people, the Himba Tribe migrated to Namibia…

The Desert Adapted Elephants of Damaraland: Namibia’s Gentle Giants

All elephants are special, but if you have been lucky enough to witness the desert adapted elephants of Damaraland, you will understand just how special Namibia’s gentle giant really are. A species that has adapted over the years to the harsh conditions of the semi-desert environment in which they live, Namibia’s desert adapted elephants are…

A Review of the Luna Salada Salt Hotel: Salar de Uyuni

There’s no doubt about it, accommodation plays a huge role in the enjoyment of our holidays, and while the best places sometimes cost a little more than we had budgeted for, they can leave a lasting impression, and turn a great travel experience into something truly memorable. Image source: Luna Salada Hotel The Luna Salada…

We Wish You a Merry Christmas & a Travel Packed New Year!

The season of goodwill is finally upon us, and we would like to take this opportunity to wish all Equatours Guests, past, present and future, a very Happy Christmas and a Healthy 2018! May the coming year be packed with overseas explorations, dream holiday destinations, and Bucket List adventures – we look forward to being…

Travelling with Teens: Holiday Hotspots They Won’t Sneer At!

Travelling with teenagers is no easy task. They are either too old, too young, or simply too cool to be seen enjoying themselves with Mum and Dad, and unless you choose a holiday destination that impresses both them and their friends, you could be in for one long trip with one grumpy teenager! One of…

Cheetah Hunting Prey in the Serengeti: Gone in 60 Seconds!

No Serengeti Safari Holiday would be complete without seeing the Cheetah in action. Fast, stealth, and so incredibly well camouflaged that they are almost impossible to see in the tall grasses of the Serengeti plains, they are one of Africa’s most majestic hunters, and while it is reported that just 1 in 10 hunts are…

Activity Based Travel: Set to be the Biggest Travel Trend of 2018

If your New Year’s Resolution is to get fitter, travel more, and visit those off-the-beaten-track places that you have always dreamed of, you’ll be pleased to know that Activity Based Holidays are set to become the biggest travel trend of 2018. Cycling holidays, trekking holidays, mountain expeditions, and island-hopping adventures are just some of the…