Keeping Kili’s Crater Camp Clean!

As one of the original companies using and specializing in the Western Breach approach and overnight at Crater Camp on Kilimanjaro we are passionate about continuing to offer the Crater experience on our itineraries. In fact, consistently our trekkers rave about the chance to sleep in the 18,500 ft crater, often being a highlight of the expedition. Clients have the…

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Birding and Medicinal Mutton Soup

Last week African Environments mountain and safari guides, along with Director Wesley took part in a two day training with bird and reptile expert, Peter Oliver. This training is part of a schedule of training African Environments offers to staff across all parts of the business twice yearly. This low season staff have taken part in English training, Solar…

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The Western Breach; rock fall and continuing safety on African Environments preferred route.

The Western Breach route on Kilimanjaro is the most stunning, most direct and least scree covered ascent route on the mountain.  It is the only ascent that takes you directly onto the crater floor, next to what little still remains of the beautiful glacial ice, and positions you for the shortest and easiest possible ascent to the inner crater…

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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 moo. Then when the…

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