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Welcome

Classic Escapes is a family owned boutique travel company specializing in nature and cultural journeys around the world. Our team represents decades of travel industry experience, and our itineraries are designed based on first-hand knowledge of our destinations. As such, we take great pride and care to ensure that our "family" is the most knowledgeable and attentive consultants around. We combine the exciting world of travel with the joy of learning about the planet we live on. We arrange for you to meet with friendly people in foreign places and balance "shouldn't miss" sites with experiences not found on conventional tours. When you travel with Classic Escapes, it's truly like you're one of our own. From the moment we begin the planning process to the day you return back, we're with you every step of the way.

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  • Wednesday, February 5, 2014

    For the last part of the trip we left Botswana and its magnificent wetlands behind and headed into Zambia, staying two nights at Toka Leya lodge, near Victoria Falls.

  • Monday, January 20, 2014

    Unlike our first two lodges, Duma Tau didn’t have its own airstrip, rather a single airstrip provided access to several camps. Accordingly, it was a bit of a longer drive, around ½ hour, to get to the lodge, enough time to get a sense of our new habitat.

  • Thursday, January 9, 2014

    Mark Garland recently returned from Botswana, with a finish in Zambia near Victoria Falls. Mark is a naturalist who has been sharing his enthusiasm for nature with others professionally for over 35 years.

  • Wednesday, January 8, 2014

    Mark Garland recently returned from Botswana, with a finish in Zambia near Victoria Falls. Mark is a naturalist who has been sharing his enthusiasm for nature with others professionally for over 35 years.

  • Friday, December 13, 2013

    Following our final breakfast and a settling of our accounts, we gathered with our luggage in the parking lot to assign vans to the 22 who would be flying to Nairobi and the 11 who would be driving with Peter all the way back through what Dana Leonard aptly called “Africa!” We all left at 7:45 a.

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