The Zambezi River, from which Zambia takes its name, is the fourth largest in Africa and supports an extraordinary diversity of wildlife, making Zambia one of the continent’s best safari destinations. With Victoria Falls on the border with Zimbabwe, Zambia offers high-end safari lodges and some of the best guided walking safaris in all of Africa.
Famous for the breath-taking ancient lost city of Petra, Jordan remains a safe destination to experience the Middle East. And it’s not just for those who want an impressive historical experience. Horse riding, 4x4 safaris and rock climbing are for the adventurous, and Dead Sea and Red Sea locations are abundant with spa facilities.
The fall of President Robert Mugabe after 37 years has shone optimism on Zimbabwe. This opens-up the opportunities to see natural attractions which include Victoria Falls, Hwange National Park, the Great Zimbabwe Ruins, Mana Pools National Park (a UNESCO World Heritage Site), and the rock formations of Matopos.