Known for taking travelers off–the-beaten-path and immersing them in culturally-rich experiences, Cox & Kings infuses that same ethos into its family travel offerings. During these handcrafted journeys, families will explore with confidence the jungles of India, take an immersive wildlife safari through Brazil, discover the rich culture of South Africa and explore the exotic wildlife on the Galapagos Islands during these family-friendly journeys.
Underscoring their commitment to family travel, this year Cox & Kings became a proud member of the new Family Travel Association. A coalition of leading family travel experts, media and companies coming together to create an industry voice that will transform the way families travel - charting a path for future generations of travelers.
During the 12-day Lure of the Jungle private journey to India, families will walk the jungles with Mowgli and Baloo. This incredibly immersive experience allows guests of all ages to track the elusive and endangered Bengal tiger in Bandhavagarh National Park, explore the jungle of Kanha, the inspiration for Rudyard Kipling's The Jungle Book, and visit a Mowgli village taking in a safari. This journey would not be complete without feasting on a specially created Paleolithic menu typical of a "Burra Sahib" in Kipling's epic tale.
Families can to get up close and personal with some of South America's most exotic offerings with Cox & Kings' 11 day private journey, Brazil: A Wildlife Safari. After exploring the beaches of Rio, take a cable car to the summit of Sugarloaf Mountain for a bird's eye view of the city. Travel north to the great Amazon rainforest for three days of exploring the jungle from a remote lodge near the banks of the great river. And kids of all ages will enjoy swimming with Amazonian river dolphins, taking an archery lesson with native bows during a visit to a remote jungle village, and spotting giant otters and howler monkeys in the Pantanal.
Blue Footed Boobies, Sea Lions and Marine Iguanas, oh my! Go off the grid – and off electronics – during Cox & Kings' Darwinian-filled 14-day Peru & The Galapagos: Legends & Explorations private adventure. From the Andes to the Islands, guests will discover the secrets of the ancient Inca, and explore the natural laboratory of the volcanic Galapagos Islands which fueled Darwin's work on the origin of the species. History abounds as guests visit churches and mansions built by Spanish conquistadors, imposing Inca fortresses and the fabled Lost City of Machu Picchu.
Now the whole family can enjoy an African Safari with Cox & Kings 11-day South Africa Family Discovery private journey. The adventure begins in picturesque, Cape Town with a cable car ride up to the top of majestic Table Mountain, and then a swim with the adorable African Penguin near the Cape Good Hope. Families will enjoy several culturally immersive experiences together, such as visiting a local township school to meet the children, playing a game of soccer with local kids and planting trees for the community. Of course, no journey to South Africa would be complete without going on safari in search of the "Big Five" in the Malaria-free zone of Madikwe Game Reserve.