Mountains, Deserts and Steppes

Golden dunes that stretch in sculpted waves as far as the eye can see, remote mountain passes far from trappings of the modern world.

The scale of the wilderness in deserts and mountains from Mongolia to Namibia takes the breath away. And makes them spellbinding places to explore.

In the deserts of Southern Morocco and the High Atlas Mountains we travel far from the beaten track using private camps carried on the backs of beasts - camels do the work in the desert, hardy mules in the mountains. These dramatic regions run in the very DNA of our Berber guides, while the crews who set up and transport the camps have been living and travelling these areas for generations.

At the other end of the continent we use expeditionary camps to explore the immense deserts of Namibia. From the dunefields of the Namib Desert, through the wild Skeleton Coast and north through Damaraland to the ethereal beauty of the Hartmann Valley.

To travel in these remote elemental places with an experienced guide is without doubt the trip of a lifetime.

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your driver, seemingly randomly, swings off the road at an unmarked place and heads into the wilderness. This is where you'll meet your herder and using a private mobile ger camp make your journey into the Gobi Desert with a camel caravan”

Take a look at our Mongolia trips

Desert and Mountain Safaris

Namibia's Deserts with a private camp

Highlights:

Explore the remote desert regions of Northwestern Namibia in the company of leading conservationist guides

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WILDERNESS IS A WORD LIKE ‘SOUL’. SUCH A THING MAY NOT EXIST, BUT WE WANT IT, AND WE KNOW WHAT WE MEAN WHEN WE TALK ABOUT IT”

If you’re looking for an intense wilderness experience that blends seamlessly with the local Berber culture then consider spending a few days in the wilderness of the High Atlas or the Southern Deserts of Morocco. ”

Take a look at our Morocco Trips

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Our experienced travellers include:

Andrea Hulme
Andrea Hulme
Vanessa Janion
Vanessa Janion
Alex Edwards
Alex Edwards

It takes genuine local knowledge to craft trips that go beyond the ordinary.

All of us at Natural High have over 20 years’ experience in the countries we offer. We’ve lived there, worked there and arranged countless one-off journeys for clients. We live to travel – and love to share our tips on what’s really worth doing. For expert advice (and a traveller’s tale or two), speak to one of our team. They’ll be happy to let you in on their travel secrets, and help you plan a tailor-made trip that’s truly unforgettable.

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Falling in love with Botwsana, two weeks we will never forget

"Natural High couldn’t have been more helpful in putting together a fantastic honeymoon for us. We had an amazing two weeks in Botswana, staying in a variety of incredible camps - all offering a slightly different experience, incredible game viewing and the most amazing food. We don’t expect be able to match the gin and tonics by watering holes in the bush for a long time!"

Arabella Lamont CR

Surpassed our already high expectations. Perfectly tailored, seamless trip!

"Andrea was absolutely stellar. She had organized our honeymoon two years ago, and it was such an achievement that I came back to work with her for this trip to India. Luckily, she was able to live up to - and surpass - our expectations for our prior experience. Responsive and thoughtful, she tailored the trip wonderfully to our very particular tastes. Everything was spot on and seamless. A wonderful experience!"

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Charles & Jo Mercey RT

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"They were incredibly helpful with choosing which camps we should go to and they took extra time to learn about us as a family so that they could be most able to advise us...I found them extremely willing to answer any questions and always responded in an extremely quick manner. Our itinerary went exactly as outlined and was very comforting to have someone every step of the way who was there to facilitate our moves between camps. We felt very lucky to have seen the parts of Kenya that we did and we would have never been able to research enough to affect the same things on our own."

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"Natural High provides great personalized service - they have incredible knowledge of Africa, and work with you to focus your interests and match you with an amazing experience. We have always had unbelievable trips with Natural High!"

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