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Where to go in August

Let’s do something huge. With the summer holidays in full swing, this is about family adventures and untrodden expeditions. Set your sights on something unforgettable.

We’ve hand-picked the ideas below to get your mind racing about where to travel in August. As ever, our luxury travel experts are on hand to give you detailed guidance and expert suggestions in choosing your trip.


Where to visit in August

Lofoten Islands Norway
Cotopaxi Volcano in Ecuador
Fly to Wyoming with Surf Air x Black Tomato
Orangutans in Borneo
Where to go on vacation in July: Namibia
hippos in the Zambezi River, Zimbabwe

Our top experiences

Our hand-picked recommendations for where to stay and what to do

Maasai People, Luxury vacations Kenya,

The ultimate family safari in Kenya

The first safari is one of those long anticipated moments in the family travel calendar. It’s the holiday you talk for years about taking and that, on return, reminisce over fondly.

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July vacation: Namibia

A Desert Driving Adventure in Namibia

Our ‘best of’ itinerary. Framed around driving (the best way to take it in), you’ll experience the full, dramatic force of what Namibia has to offer. Exciting, refreshing, and very, very different.

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Where to go on holiday in August: Peru

Tasting Notes of Peru

This itinerary is built around food, ecology, eating and landscape (and the way these things interact). Co-created with world-renowned chef Virgilio Martinez. You’ll eat at Central, his restaurant, currently ranked 6th in the world. From Lima to the Sacred Valley and everywhere in between.

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Where to go on holiday in July: Galapagos Islands

Ultimate Ecuador & Galapagos

This classic experience starts you off in Quito, Ecuador (with emerging chefs and local artists), before taking in the Amazon and the Andes (for landscapes and ruins), and then diving head-first into the majesty of Galapagos (for wildlife and the exotic).

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Ultimate Summer in Iceland

This is Iceland showcased in all its splendour. Perfect for everyone, it will take you to the sights you’ve heard of an yearn to pronounce. It will also take you off the well-trodden routes into the unknown. Into the centre of the earth, perhaps.

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Florence, Italy

Gladiators & Gelato in Italy

We love this family-friendly itinerary, showcasing Italy through a child’s eyes. Immersive, fun, unexpected. From gladiator school at the Colosseum to a more grown-up vibe at Puglia’s sublime Borgo Egnazia. This is one to remember.

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Our notes from the field. Videos, guides, and stories to get your ideas flowing

I really felt like a celebrity

“Planning a trip during a pandemic is difficult but Alys from Black Tomato made it an enjoyable experience. Our trip was fantastic, action packed, beautiful hotels, expert tour guides and A+ transportation. I really felt like a celebrity with all the special service and care we received.”

Amy, Black Tomato Client

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