Solo traveller options among 101 departures

Riviera Travel has put its full Africa and Middle East 2023 tour programme on sale, offering 14 itineraries with 101 departures.

The escorted tours run from January to November and include options for solo travellers.

Will Sarson, head of strategy and innovation at Riviera Travel, said: “From immersive wildlife excursions to archaeological marvels, from city stays to remarkable river cruises, our Africa and Middle East tours offer a wonderfully-diverse range of experiences and adventures.”

A 16-day South Africa tour, including a safari in Kruger National Park; the Zulu War battlefields of Isandlwana and Rorke’s Drift; and the Cape of Good Hope, costs from £2,199.

Six South Africa tours are exclusively available for solo travellers, and cost from £3399pp.

An eight-day Jerusalem, Galilee and the Dead Sea tour costs from £1,699, with three departures available for solo travellers, from £2,399.

An 11-day Wonders of the Nile cruise from Cairo to Luxor costs from £3,199, and offers an optional four-day extension to travel onwards to Aswan, the Valley of the Kings.

Other tours feature Jordan and Petra; the Silk Road; Marrakesh in Morocco.

Prices include return flights and transfers; accommodation; tours and visits; selected meals; and an expert tour manager.