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Uganda’s Rwenzori Mountains National Park

Mount Rwenzori National Park is famous for mountaineering and hiking adventures. In AD150, the Alexandrine geographer Ptolemy wrote of a snow capped mountain range, deep in the heart of Africa that, he claimed, was the source of the Nile and which he called the Mountains of the Moon. Over the centuries this curious notion of…
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Climbing Mount Kilimanjaro: Food and Drink on the Mountain

You will be provided with breakfast, lunch and dinner each day spent on the mountain. The food, specifically selected to help your climb, are high energy carbohydrate foods that are easily digestible. The primary carbohydrate of the meals are rice, potatoes and pasta. Fresh fruit and vegetables accompany every meal. Meat is served on the…
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Climb Mount Kenya: What’s it Like?

Mount Kenya is an extinct volcano with three peaks that rise over 16,000 feet. Point Lenana, at 16,355 feet tall, is a trekking peak that requires no technical skills to ascend. Climbs start in the equatorial rainforest near the mountain's base and rise through the montane bamboo groves higher up. For most of the year,…
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How to Train for an Everest Base Camp Trek?

Trekking in the high altitudes of Nepal is a physical and mental challenge and you should prepare yourself accordingly with a training program. In particular, the duration of some of our trips, such as Everest Base Camp or Annapurna Circuit, can be quite long and are quite taxing on the body, especially for newer hikers. Being…
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Safari in Kenya: What’s it Like?

It is everything you have always wanted in viewing wildlife, wrapped up in a single week. Kenya is one of the wonders of the natural world, boasting an unfiltered environment where animals embark on the circle of life without human interference. As one of the world’s most famous travel destinations, Kenya is renowned for its…
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