By Anwynn Louw – Digital Marketing Assistant East Africa is home to some of the most intriguing and unique experiences that anyone could imagine. There is so much to see and do when visiting, however, some of these adventures do have something extra special about them. We’ve rounded up our top 5 bucket list experiences that you can do in East Africa which are sure to provide you with memories to last a lifetime. Most people dream of doing something thrilling and exhilarating at least once in their lives – having a bucket list allows us to dream big and ticking off an item provides us with a sense of accomplishment as well as the desire to do more.
By Anwynn Louw – Digital Marketing Assistant East Africa is a blend of adventure, culture, history and captivating scenes to feast your eyes on! However, before East Africa became what it is known as today, it was undiscovered and known to only a few.
By Britta Foulis – Content Marketing Manager Our Planet, a brand-new wildlife documentary from Netflix, highlights the many astonishing wonders of our majestic natural world. Narrated by the brilliant Sir David Attenborough, Our Planet takes a close look at how humans are negatively impacting our fragile ecosystems. The documentary asks its viewers to take a step back and critically evaluate the individual impact they have and what should be done to protect these vital wildlife areas and ecosystems.
By Britta Foulis – Content Marketing Manager Relics of Namiri Plains Later this year, Namiri Plains will be relaunching. The brand new camp is situated in the semi-arid and remote eastern Serengeti, set along the Ngare Nanyuki River – an area that offers an uncrowded experience.
By Britta Foulis – Content Marketing Manager The Serengeti and its ecosystem owe much of their characteristics to Ol Doinyo Lengai, (“Mountain of God” in the Maasai language) an active volcano that lies to the southeast. What makes Ol Doinyo Lengai so unique is that, unlike other volcanoes, it ejects carbonatite ashes, which turn white when exposed to the atmosphere. Prevailing winds deposit these ashes on the plains of the eastern and southern Serengeti.
By Britta Foulis – Content Marketing Manager Olduvai Gorge is one of the most important fossil sites in the world. Because of this, it forms part of a World Heritage Site and continues to reveal an immense amount of information regarding our past, insights into our hominin ancestors, and a way to understand how many of these species used to live.
By Britta Foulis – Content Marketing Manager Namiri Plains is relaunching later this year. We’ve made some special changes to the accommodation but, of course, retained the same fantastic safari experience, excellent staff, and exceptional guiding that Namiri Plains is known for.
By Epimark Lastone – Tanzanian Positive Impact Co-ordinator In this blog post, Epimark Lastone, our Tanzanian Positive Impact Co-ordinator provides more insight into our vegetable gardens in the Northern Serengeti and Rubondo Island.
By Britta Foulis – Content Marketing Manager When one dreams of a safari in East Africa, visions of lion hunting zebra, action-packed game drives, and the sounds and smells of being surrounded by nature come to mind. There are so many aspects of a safari that are easy to think of, however, there are other activities which await you once you join us in camp.
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