With vast natural wonders and an incredible network of warm, friendly locals, Africa is a unique continent that cannot fail to captivate the souls of those who venture here.
Our Meet the People Tours in Africa explore a wide range of destinations and experiences, from encounters with extraordinary wildlife in Swaziland to meeting the producers of coffee in Malawi and Fairtrade wine in South Africa. We also visit cocoa producers in Ghana for those who want to learn more about the people behind your favourite tasty treat.
01 Oct to 14 Oct 2020 - GOOD AVAILABILITY
South Africa is a big and truly beautiful country with a unique history. This holiday explores the wide-open spaces, culture and history of the Northern and Western Cape Provinces of the country. Visits to Fairtrade wine, fruit and salt producers and a variety of other development projects help us to better understand life in this complex country. After arriving in Cape Town and enjoying a few days in the university town of Stellenbosch, we fly north to Upington on the edge of the Kalahari Desert, to visit dried fruit pr...
24 Oct to 05 Nov 2020 - GOOD AVAILABILITY
Akwaaba! Welcome to the land of sunshine. Whether it's the glories of its palm-fringed coast or the dazzling mulitude of its textiles and crafts, there is always something to fascinate and delight. As well as enjoying a friendly and spectacular country, you'll visit Kuapa Kokoo and meet the farmers who not only grow the cocoa for Divine Chocolate but also own a majority share in the company. We'll learn about cocoa production and visit projects funded by the Fairtrade premium. We'll also discover how the banana farmers o...
30 May to 11 Jun 2020 - GOOD AVAILABILITY
It's not for nothing that Malawi is often called 'the warm heart of Africa'. This tour will take you off the beaten track to the lesser-visited northern part of the country where you will find stunning scenery, incredible wildlife and warm-hearted people. From the exotic shores of Lake Malawi, watching fishermen in dug-out canoes against a backdrop of palm trees, to the undulating plateaux of the great highlands and the Nyika National Park, northern Malawi is unspoilt Africa at its very best. You will meet coffee far...
08 Jun to 19 Jun 2020 - GOOD AVAILABILITY
The Kingdom of Eswatini may be the smallest country in the southern hemisphere but what it lacks in size it certainly makes up for in experiences! Formerly known as Swaziland, the country was renamed Eswatini in 2018 to mark the 50th anniversary year of the country's independence. This tiny nation stands as sub-Saharan Africa's last remaining absolute monarchy, ruled over by King Mswati III. Our Meet The People journey takes us to the iconic Swazi Candles, Ngwenya Glass and the growers of Black Mamba's famous chillis...
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