From bird watching to star gazing, Nick Trend picks the best trips
1. Touring the Spice Islands
The islands off the coast of Tanzania offer a wide range of exotic experiences. Audley Travel offers a two-week itinerary that includes a five-night Robinson Crusoe-style experience on the private island of Fanjove in the southern Songo Songo Archipelago. The island’s eco lodge relies on solar power and has no TVs, radios or Wi-Fi. Further highlights include swimming with whale sharks, a trip to the marine park of Mafia Island and a tour of the archaeological sites of Chole Island.
Tanzania’s Spice Islands from £4,895 for 14 nights including flights, transfers and some meals. Departs June to March….