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Martin was a perfect guide and a safe driver. He was always right on time and a very friendly person. Thank you!

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- The Nieuwenhuis Party, The Netherlands, February 2013

We enjoyed the tour very much, especially the gorilla trekking. Geoffrey, our driver and guide, was the best! We like him so much - he did everything for us ...

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- L&I Siringhaus, Germany, July 2012

A wonderful experience; I will certainly recommend Rwanda to my friends. It is a beautiful country. Our guide, Martin, was outstanding and we really enjoyed our...

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- L Ronlund, Canada, March 2011

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Adventure Safaris

““Every mountain top is within reach if you just keep climbing.”
― Barry Finlay, Kilimanjaro and Beyond

Think of an African safari, and your first thought is that an adrenalin rush would be caused by a charging buffalo, or the booming roar of a lion round the back of your tent. However, there are plenty of ways to engineer your thrills, rather than leaving them to chance.

As usual, though, you are talking in superlatives. Here, you don’t just climb a mountain, you climb Kilimanjaro, the highest free-standing mountain in the world. You don’t just go rafting, you’re rafting grade-5 rapids on the Nile, and you don’t just hike a canyon - you’re hiking the Fish River Canyon, the largest in Africa. Whatever you decide to get up to, be assured that you will be doing it in some of the most fabulous locations possible.


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Options For Adventure Safaris

White water rafting on the Nile in Uganda

There are plenty of “soft” and “hard” adventure options available. In hiking terms, our multi-day walking and canoeing trips in Uganda’s Kigezi highlands are at the easiest end of the scale. Gorilla tracking in Uganda and Rwanda requires at least average fitness, but are day hikes from comfortable lodges.

Ramping it up a bit, we offer a serviced multi-day Fish River Canyon hike in Namibia, where your basic mobile camp is set up for you every day in advance. Expeditions that need more time and a higher level of fitness are our 8-9 day Kilimanjaro and Rwenzori climbs, the latter requiring a high level of fitness and experience, and the ability to take some degree of hardship.

The river activities are centered around the Nile at Jinja in Uganda and the Zambezi at Victoria Falls, which both offer white water rafting and bungee jumping, with Jinja offering Kiwi-style jet boating.

Lastly, there are options for horseback, camelback and quad-bike safaris in Uganda, Kenya, Botswana and Namibia


Planning And Preparation Required

Mobile Camp in the Fish River Canyon, Namibia

As ever, the seasons play a big part in planning your excursion. In East Africa, Kilimanjaro is to be avoided in the rainy season April and May, while the Rwenzoris can only be safely climbed in the dry months of January, February, June or July. The Nile and Zambezi are more forgiving, being navigable throughout the year. The Fish River Canyon is best from March to May, when the days are mild and the night temperatures haven’t yet reached their coldest.

Apart from advice on weather, we will guide you through the process of planning for your particular adventure with detailed lists of the equipment you will provided with, and what you will need to bring with you.


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Adventure Safari Ideas

Namibia Adventure Safari

If you're looking for a Namibia adventure safari why not try this affordable hiking trip in Namibia? Hire a vehicle and drive your friends or family to the dramatic Fish River Canyon, the second largest canyon in the world. read more ›

Namibia Adventure Safari
  • Safari series: Adventure
  • From (per person): $2,102
  • Safari length: 9 days
  • Country: Namibia

Climbing Kilimanjaro

This is it - the ultimate way to climb Kilimanjaro: in absolute luxury. Over 8 days you will enjoy meals served by a private chef and waiter and superior camping facilities on the challenging Shira route. Reaching the summit is an incredibl... read more ›

Climbing Kilimanjaro
  • Safari series: Adventure
  • From (per person): $6,838
  • Safari length: 9 days
  • Country: Tanzania

Botswana Adventure Safari

Our 12-day Botswana Adventure Safari is a pure wilderness experience. You will be as close to nature for 9 nights in a fully-serviced mobile tented camp, followed by 2 nights at the incredible Victoria Falls. read more ›

Botswana Adventure Safari
  • Safari series: Adventure
  • From (per person): $3,849
  • Safari length: 12 days
  • Country: Botswana

Zambia Walking Safari

Our 8-day Zambia Walking Safari takes you through South Luangwa National Park. Experience magnificent wildlife and bird life in Zambia's largely untouched wilderness. read more ›

Zambia Walking Safari
  • Safari series: Adventure
  • From (per person): $5,880
  • Safari length: 8 days
  • Country: Zambia

Uganda Active Safari

Our Uganda Active Safari is a mind blowing luxury rafting, horseback and hiking adventure in Uganda over ten days. read more ›

Uganda Active Safari
  • Safari series: Adventure
  • From (per person): $6,678
  • Safari length: 10 days
  • Country: Uganda

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