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Land of the Masai

Land of the Masai

The next part of our Africa Bucket List takes us into the heart of safari country in Kenya. On this ten day journey, you will see why Kenya is the land of the Masai. The safari features Chyulu Hills, Shaba National Park, and the Masai Mara National Reserve – some of the best locations to observe the diversity of East African wildlife and culture. This classic safari has a few twists to keep even the seasoned Africa traveler intrigued. Safari by Camelback, Sasaab Camp Trade the game vehicles for a seat atop a camel and set out looking for elephant, lion, oryx, […]

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South America: Plan Your Year-End Travel

The northern hemisphere’s winter is summer in South America, and now is the perfect time to book an end of year escape of a different kind with Ker & Downey. From authentic cultural experiences in peaceful locations to vibrant locales with adventure-ready beaches, our suggestions cover it all. Ready to go? Contact us before the holiday rush begins. Peru | Delfin I With room for eight and the river always at your doorstep, friends and families will find an authentic Peruvian Amazon experience aboard this luxury cruise. Argentina | Eolo Just a quick jaunt from Los Glaciares National Park and the charming […]

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Chilean Getaway

Chilean Getaway

Eight incredible days in Chile reveal the historic beauty of Santiago, the timeless wonders of the Atacama Desert, and the abundance of the country’s epicurean delights. This memorable journey is exclusive to Ker & Downey. contact us now to begin planning your unforgettable trip to Chile. Wine Tasting in Santiago Enjoy private wine tastings in Santiago and the surrounding countryside, including an exclusive visit to Matetic Vineyard. Outdoor Exploration at Atacama Stay at Awasi Atacama and trek through the incredible landscape of the driest desert in the world, the Atacama Desert. For more information about the Chilean Getaway, please contact […]

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Unique Water Adventures from Ker & Downey

Unique Water Adventures from Ker & Downey

Journey beyond the land to experience exciting and unique adventures in the some of the most beautiful waters of our world. Snorkel, dive, and paddle your way through the waters to uncover treasures deep below the surface and discover remote islands. Contact us today to begin planning your water adventure.

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Ultimate Tanzania: A New Journey from Ker & Downey

Ultimate Tanzania: A New Journey from Ker & Downey

Spend 13 days exploring private conservancies within the Tarangire and Serengeti National Parks in pure African luxury. Authentic cultural experiences with the Kurya and Maasai tribes, stunning wildlife viewing, and luxury boutique lodges with exceptional fresh cuisine make this journey truly unforgettable. Visit a Maasai Manyatta Enjoy a visit to an authentic Maasai Manyatta off the beaten path to experience the Maasai culture with singing, dancing, and interacting with the people. Trek with Hadzabe Tribesmen Spend a day trekking with the Hadzabe Tribesmen, some of the last full-time hunter-gatherers in Africa, and learn how to make a bow and arrow […]

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Icons of Portugal and Spain

Icons of Portugal and Spain

Discover incredible European delights, medieval history, and a warm, welcoming culture on this luxurious 14-day journey through the Iberian Peninsula. Portugal and Spain come to life with private cruises, tours of the medieval towns, and cultural excursions that peek into everyday life. Private Cruise on Douro River Take a private lunch cruise on the Douro River to see the terraced vineyards, old manor houses, and villages among one of the most beautiful landscapes in the world. Private Cooking Class Chef Pilar Latorre welcomes you to her home for a unique cooking class in her atelier where you’ll prepare and enjoy […]

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Australia Dreamtime

Australia Dreamtime

Take a walk on Australia’s wild side on this 19-night itinerary, perfect for the luxury adventure traveler. Discover the farthest reaches of the outback and the cultures deep within the “island” on scenic flights over the diverse landscapes, get to know a traditional Aboriginal guide, and dive deep into the Great Barrier Reef to see majestic coral formations. Read more about this incredible journey in the current issue of QUEST magazine. Scenic Flight to Rose Bay, Sydney Fly over Sydney Harbor in a restored seaplane to a beautiful restaurant perched on the water’s edge in the heart of the Kuring […]

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Big Cats

Big Cats

Majestic, thrilling, and powerful – the big cats of the world rule the animal kingdom and have long provided endless inspiration for art, film, and fiction. A safari graced by these beauties sparks the imaginations of travelers too, and today we’re sharing some of our favorite places to encounter big cats in Africa and beyond. Saruni Samburu, Kenya The Saruni National Reserve’s hilly landscape, with its ample trees and high craggy outcroppings, can be a leopard’s playground. Keep your eyes up near Saruni Samburu when looking to spot these cats. Little Makalolo Camp, Zimbabwe Head to Hwange National Park, a […]

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Golf South Africa: Exclusive Ernie Els journeys with Ker & Downey

Golf South Africa: Exclusive Ernie Els journeys with Ker & Downey

Ker & Downey is pleased to be the exclusive North American partner to Ernie Els African Experience. Only with us, take in South Africa’s wonderful golf, wine, and safaris on journeys crafted to honor one of the country’s greatest golfers, Ernie Els. Ernie Els South African Golf Experience From Johannesburg to the Garden Route to the Winelands to Kruger National Park, you’ll enjoy five rounds of golf, private access at Ernie Els Wine Farm and trophy room, and game drives in stunning South Africa. Ernie Els Once-in-a-Lifetime Experience A once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to play a round of golf with Ernie Els […]

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Ker & Downey Announces Exclusive North American Partnership with Ernie Els African Experience

Ker & Downey teams up with Ernie Els African Experience to offer guests a bespoke luxury safari in South Africa. Katy, TX, April 23, 2014 – Ker & Downey, ranked amongst the world’s leading tour operators, and Ernie Els, one of the most successful and popular golfers on the world golfing stage, today announced a partnership to market, promote and sell the products of Ernie Els African Experience in North and South America. As a native of South Africa, Ernie has a life-long appreciation for the spectacular attractions of his home. South Africa is the quintessential African experience. First time […]

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