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Tigers Nest Monastery In Bhutan Istock 506325524

Travelling in October

Explore below to discover the best travel experiences in October. Explore below to discover the best travel experiences in October.
Explore below to discover the best travel experiences in October. Explore below to discover the best travel experiences in October.
Where to Visit in October
We've selected some the best destinations to explore in October. Embark on inspiration. When you are ready, our travel experts are on hand to match your travel aspirations to a unique blend of places and experiences.We've selected some the best destinations to explore in October. Embark on inspiration. When you are ready, our travel experts are on hand to match your travel aspirations to a unique blend of places and experiences.
Bhutan Valley And Rice Paddies In Punakha Valley Istock 1051463070 By Stevegeer
Bhutan Valley And Rice Paddies In Punakha Valley Istock 1051463070 By Stevegeer
Peace and Tranquillity in Bhutan
Escape to the magical mountain kingdom of Bhutan. The autumn weather is perfect for a multi day trek. Journeysmiths will arrange a mobile camp and guides, and the only people you’ll meet along the way will be local villagers and yak herders.
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Huge Herds in Botswana
Surround yourself with the vast elephant herds of Chobe and Linyanti in Botswana. Elephant sightings are pretty much guaranteed on every game drive, but to really get to know these incredible creatures, we suggest staying with the habituated group at Abu Camp.
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Beach View North Island Seychelles
Beach View North Island Seychelles
Relax in Warm Waters
Bask in the sunshine, stroll along the beach, and take a dip in the azure blue sea. There can be no better way to end an exhilarating African safari than with a few days chilling out on an island in the Indian Ocean, luxuriating in the warmth and opulent surroundings.
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Lion Shaking Off Water Portrait South Africa By Johan63 Istock 153500513
Lion Shaking Off Water Portrait South Africa By Johan63 Istock 153500513
South Africa’s Dry Season
When the weather’s dry, the animals and birds are forced out of the deep bush and come to the rivers and water holes to drink. Out in the open, without long grass and trees to camouflage them, you’ll get the best, closest sightings of the year.
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Gaucho Riding Horse On Estancia Istock 1202445734 By Tempura
Great Food and Gauchos
Argentina is famed for its cowboys, its polo, and its beef. Ride across some of the stunning, varied landscapes, and learn about the gaucho way of life, when you stay on an historic, family owned estancia, a private house on a farm.
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Tigerfishing Large
Tigerfishing Large
Tiger fishing on the Zambezi
October is your chance to reel in an African tigerfish in the Zambezi River. It’s a predatory freshwater fish which grows up to a metre in length and will even catch birds in flight! Journeysmiths’ partner properties encourage catch and release.
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Shark Breach Ss
Shark Breach Ss
Great Weather & Marine Life in the Cape
There’s hardly a bad time to visit the Cape, and October is as beautiful a month as any. The marine life - dolphin, great white shark, and several species of whale - is a permanent draw, and you’ll spot these magnificent creatures from the cliffs as well as by boat.
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Quad Biking San Camp
Quad Biking San Camp
Quad biking in Makgadikgadi
The vast salt pans of Botswana stretch as far as the eye can see. Traversing Makgadikgadi by quad bike you can appreciate the geology, and even in the dry season it’s likely you will see ostrich, Kittlitz’s plover, and other desert adapted birds.
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Chimpanzee In Gombe Tanzania Istock 468161713 By Seppfriedhuber
Chimpanzee In Gombe Tanzania Istock 468161713 By Seppfriedhuber
Chimpanzee Habituation Experience
Primatologists have been studying the chimps of Mahale for decades, and several of the family groups have been habituated by researchers. We invite you to join them in the forest, to sit a while entranced as they eat, play, and groom one another.
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Trip Ideas for October
Every itinerary we create is tailored to your interests and preferences. These handcrafted, luxury experiences, curated by our travel specialist, offer a glimpse into the possibilities when you travel with Journeysmiths in October.Every itinerary we create is tailored to your interests and preferences. These handcrafted, luxury experiences, curated by our travel specialist, offer a glimpse into the possibilities when you travel with Journeysmiths in October.
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Mountain Gorilla In Rwanda Istock 154952227
Rwanda Trip Idea
Rwanda and Tanzania
Experience a safari holiday like no other, with a journey across the remarkable landscapes of Rwanda and Tanzania. Be captivated by big game, search for primates in the rainforest, enjoy spectacular birdwatching and see the epic migration of wildebeest and plains game - all in one unforgettable trip you will regale for a lifetime.
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Istock 187572264
Peru Trip Idea for Families
Family Adventure in Peru
Set off on a captivating family adventure in Peru, where ancient wonders and vibrant culture await. From exploring the mystical Machu Picchu to navigating the Amazon rainforest, this itinerary promises unforgettable moments that will weave the rich tapestry of Peru into the fabric of your family's cherished memories.
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Elephants In Tanzania Ss
Elephants In Tanzania Ss
Tanzania Family Trip Idea
Tanzania Family Safari
Create memories of a lifetime together on an epic family safari in Tanzania. Witness the endless, game-filled plains of the Serengeti, explore the natural wonder of the Ngorongoro Crater and experience the magnificent wildlife in Tarangire.
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Lion Mother Of Notches Rongai Pride With Cub In Masai Mara Kenya Ss Maggy Meyer
Lion Mother Of Notches Rongai Pride With Cub In Masai Mara Kenya Ss Maggy Meyer
Kenya Family Trip Idea
Family Safari in Kenya
From the iconic Masai Mara to the awe-inspiring Laikipia, explore Kenya as a family. Witness breathtaking wildlife and immerse yourselves in rich traditions for an unforgettable adventure in a land where the untamed wilderness thrives alongside vibrant cultures.
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Table Mountan Hike Cape Town Istock 1216765189
South Africa Family Trip Idea
South Africa Family Safari
See the splendour of South Africa as a family on this exclusive safari. Spend your days exploring captivating Cape Town, enjoying the delights of the Winelands and on safari, seeking out the abundant wildlife that roams the wilderness. No matter your age, this iconic safari will leave you with memories for a lifetime.
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Aerial View Jao Camp Okavango Delta
Aerial View Jao Camp Okavango Delta
Botswana Family Trip Idea
Family Safari in Botswana
From the glistening floodplains of the Okavango Delta, to the pristine wilderness of Linyanti, and beyond to the shimmering salt flats of Makgadikgadi - this family friendly safari will leave you all with lifelong memories. Experience the diverse ecosystems and wildlife Botswana has to offer in this spectacular journey from Delta to Desert.
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Atacama Chile Ss
Atacama Chile Ss
Chile Trip Idea
Epic Chile Adventure
Experience the unbelievable diversity of Chile, on an epic one month long adventure. From shimmering glaciers and aquamarine lakes, to jagged mountain peaks and mars-like deserts - immerse yourself in countless spectacular vistas, while enjoying the rich wildlife on offer.
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Istock 172738343 Walking In The Andes Peru
Peru Trip Idea
Active Peru
Peru is the perfect place for an exhilarating adventure. Immerse yourself in thrilling activities, from trekking majestic peaks to exploring ancient ruins, for an adrenaline-fuelled experience.
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Morning In Machu Picchu Istock 682040222 By Dimarik
Morning In Machu Picchu Istock 682040222 By Dimarik
Peru Trip Idea
Luxury Peru
Embark on an opulent Peruvian odyssey, indulging in breath taking landscapes, exclusive accommodations, and culturally immersive experiences.
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Guest Tent Duba Plains Camp
Guest Tent Duba Plains Camp
Explore Desert and Delta
Ultimate Luxury Botswana Safari
From the pristine wilderness of Linyanti, to the glistening floodplains of the Okavango Delta, and beyond to the shimmering salt flats of Makgadikgadi - this Botswana safari will leave you with incredible memories from beginning to end. Experience the diverse ecosystems and wildlife Botswana has to offer in this epic journey from plains, to delta to desert.
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Infinity Pool Lodo Springs Laikipia
Infinity Pool Lodo Springs Laikipia
Kenya Trip Idea
Kenya Safari and Beach Adventure
Merge thrilling safari experiences amid iconic wildlife-rich landscapes with tranquil beachfront relaxation along the pristine shores of the Indian Ocean, creating an unforgettable journey of contrasts and indulgence.
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Kenya Migration River Crossing Istock 637041774 By Vlapaev
Kenya Trip Idea
The Great Migration
An expedition that marries the awe-inspiring spectacle of the Great Migration with lesser-known treasures. Explore iconic wonders and uncover hidden gems, blending bucket list adventures with thrilling discoveries for an unforgettable journey of contrasts.
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Main Lodge Pool With Elephant Mhondoro Safari Lodge The Waterberg
Main Lodge Pool With Elephant Mhondoro Safari Lodge The Waterberg
South Africa Trip Idea
Malaria Free South Africa
The only country able to offer malaria-free safaris, South Africa is a wonderful choice for many looking for a luxury safari experience. Enjoy the abundance of wildlife on offer in some of the most exclusive private reserves, before exploring cosmopolitan Cape Town, where the glamour of the city meets the rugged outdoors.
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Walking Up The Dunes In Sossusvlei
Walking Up The Dunes In Sossusvlei
Namibia and Botswana Trip Idea
Adventure in Namibia and Botswana
Embark on a journey through the wild terrains of Botswana and Namibia, experiencing the epitome of a luxury safari. Encounter majestic wildlife in the Okavango Delta, traverse the surreal landscapes of Namibia's deserts, and unwind in opulent lodges amidst nature's grandeur.
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Livingstone Island Devils Pool
Livingstone Island Devils Pool
Tanzania Trip Idea
Victoria Falls and Safari
Indulge in a luxurious Zambian getaway. Start with the awe-inspiring Victoria Falls, then venture into the wilderness for an exclusive safari, encountering Zambia's diverse wildlife while unwinding in stunning accommodations, creating an unforgettable African adventure.
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Mokoro Exporation From Xigera Safari Lodge
Mokoro Exporation From Xigera Safari Lodge
Botswana and Cape Town Trip Idea
Safari and City in Ultimate Luxury
Travel across Southern Africa in complete luxury, staying at some of the most exclusive properties on the continent. With every single detail taken care of by exceptional guides and staff at each location, you can concentrate on what really matters - immersing yourself in an exclusive African safari experience.
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Old Mondoro Lower Zambezi Zambia
Old Mondoro Lower Zambezi Zambia
Zambia Trip Idea
Take The Path Less Travelled
Embark on an extraordinary safari journey through Zambia's remote wilderness. Discover luxurious accommodation amid untouched landscapes. Traverse untamed plains, witness incredible wildlife, and unwind in exclusive camps offering unparalleled luxury amidst the raw beauty of remote Zambia.
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