Exploring new lands just never get’s old!

It’s not very often these days that you get to explore some total wilderness outside of a National Park so we got pretty excited when we heard that Darakuta, a large cattle ranch in the Rift Valley had become a conservation area. Not quite sure what to expect we headed down for the weekend to … Continued

Walking Training in the Serengeti

It is just SO fantastic to be back out in the Serengeti! No matter how many times you have been there – and for how many years you have been going – you still forget the sense of endless space, what a raw force of nature in the place has. This trip out was a … Continued

Pembezoni Camp Open in the Low Season!

African Environments is excited to announce that we are taking bookings for our Serengeti-based, Pembezoni Camp throughout October, November and early December of 2017. Interest in our new walking offering direct from camp has given us a chance to open this to our partners throughout the season. Set just inside the Serengeti National Park Wilderness … Continued

A weekend walking trip to Arusha National Park

Such a treat Arusha National Park is! With it so close to town I had almost forgotten what a gem it is. We have Kim – a friend from the film industry in the USA – staying and haven’t been to our Itikoni Camp for a while so thought we would go and spend the … Continued

Mount Nyiragongo – what an adventure!

Still pretty blown away from our amazing encounters with the gorillas in Virunga National Park we had one more adventure planned during our trip to the DRC.  We arranged to climb the eleven thousand foot Mount Nyiragongo; a VERY active volcano near Lake Kivu. I don’t use ‘very active’ lightly – we live near the … Continued

Walking in the Southern Plains of the Serengeti National Park

I have never really spent much time on the southern plains of the Serengeti National Park. I mean I have been there, I have done days of game viewing down there and seen some incredible scenes when the migration is in residence, wildebeest strewn for mile after mile all making their unique cross between a grunt and a … Continued