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The Great Walk of Africa

Listed under Trekking in Tanzania.

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For those who enjoy a serious hiking trip, but want something very unusual, this is a unique trip sharing the trail with lions, elephants and other wild beasts for eleven days.

Starting in Tsavo West National Park, just below the majestic summit of Kilimanjaro, you hike along the Tsavo River, and then the Galana River all the way to the Indian Ocean across one of the largest protected wilderness areas in all of Africa.

During the day you need to hike with the escort of armed rangers. Best to go in a group and at night you meet up at a pre-decided spot where a crew has already set up camp and is ready to serve dinner around a campfire.

At the end of the hike, you can enjoy a couple of days in luxury by a sandy beach on the Indian Ocean. Certainly an unforgettable journey! Except for the rainy seasons of April/May and November, this trip can operate year round.

Written by  Nadia Le Bon.

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“The Great Walk in Tsavo”

The Great Walk is a walking safari that follows the courses of the Tsavo and Galana rivers as they traverse Kenya's Tsavo West and East National Parks. One covers 153km over 11 days of walking from fly-camp to fly-camp. Essentially the Great Walk is an … Read more...

Written by  Ralph Pina.

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