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Karen Diaz

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ol Donyo has spectacular views of Mt. Kiilmanjaro and the Amboseli plains from the location in the Chyulu Range of hills Some of Africa’s last big tusker elephants roam freely, and lions co-exist in the landscape. Activities include morning and afternoon/evening game drive, guided bushwalks, mountain biking and horse riding.

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East Africa

Kidepo Valley National Park is a gem in the heart of Africa, in Uganda. It is such a breathtaking jewel to discover that CNN named it among the Best 8 Safari Destinations in Africa. Besides the incredible animal sighting experience, the park is known for its breath taking scenery. “With the sweeping

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Galloping Gnus Newsletter

Greetings AAC Family and Friends! This past July I had the pleasure of leading guests on a safari to Zimbabwe. Highlights included: Our destinations were Mana Pools and Hwange, two of my favorite parks. Much of the safari’s proceeds went to the wildlife conservation efforts of Bushlife Conservancy – one

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Pre-Departure It’s not too often a guest gets this kind of an opportunity for such an immersive walking & canoeing safari experience. Zimbabwe & Zambia were chosen because they are prime destinations for these kinds of safaris. This ultimate reason for this is the quality of the countries’ private guides,

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East Africa Bush TailsSouthern Africa Bush Tails

For the Africa Adventure Company’s 2020 Safari Planner, we made a list of 20 Intriguing Lodges & Camps for 2020! The accommodations included in this list are equally divided between East and Southern Africa, and possess at least one of the following attributes: they’re brand-new, newly renovated, or just simply

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Office Trip Reports

Part 2: Tswalu Kalahari Reserve Elena’s 2nd part of the trip began with a very early-morning road transfer from La Residence to an executive hangar at Cape Town Airport. From there, Elena departed on a daily scheduled charter flight to Tswalu Kalahari Reserve. Because this park is located in the

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Office Trip Reports

This past October Nershada and family visited Phinda Reserve near Durban.  She stayed at both Phinda Forest Lodge and Phinda Mountain Lodge.  Both properties have luxurious accommodations and  delicious food.  Their favorite meal was the traditional boma night  at Mountain Lodge.  On their morning and afternoon drives they had good

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Client Trip ReportsSouthern Africa

Iconic Visions Safari to Southern Africa   Kyle- Hannah and I had a fabulous trip. I’m not one to throw out the word ”fabulous” or give 10 out of 10 stars too readily but I think that was the case for this trip. Of course, we spent several times our normal

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Client Trip ReportsEast Africa

AAC’s Signature ‘Primate and Plains Safari to Uganda and Rwanda’ Hi Szilvia, This was a really special trip and I really appreciate everything you and your team have done for us!   Nelson, our guide in Uganda was phenomenal – can’t say enough good things about him.  He went above and

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Client Trip Reports

Botswana Flying Safari to the Kwando Reserve and Okavango Delta Dear Elena and Africa Adventure Company,  Thank you so much for making this trip amazing and very memorable. First, thank you so much for the graduation gifts, the shirt is so soft and I absolutely love it, and the fleece

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