Africa & the Middle East Forums

Post New Topic

Recent Activity

View all Africa & the Middle East activity »
  1. 1 SavitaRaj Hiremath # http://www.tandavfilms.com/about-us.html
  2. 2 http://www.garciniacambogialean.com/revitasence-serum-scam
  3. 3 Trip Report http://www.trypromusclefit.com/hypertone-excel-sa/
  4. 4 Tipping on Safari
  5. 5 Trip Report Trip Report: South Africa & Namibia April 28 – May 14
  6. 6 Cape Town
  7. 7 Affidavit document for sole parent traveling to SA with child
  8. 8 Widerness Lodges
  9. 9 THE PANORAMA ROUTE
  10. 10 Trip Report Amazing 40th Anniversary Celebration in South Africa
  11. 11 Cape Town -safety
  12. 12 NBO Airport Transfer?
  13. 13 SA itin review
  14. 14 Botswana safari in late November
  15. 15 Ferry to Morocco
  16. 16 Thinking About Africa...Again!
  17. 17 Dubai (DXB) - New Business Lounges
  18. 18 Morocco 8 nights Dec trip ideas
  19. 19 Aug 17 Botswana itinerary help
  20. 20 Trip Report Southern Africa, 2 weeks, 10 passport stamps!!
  21. 21 A Little Trick for Converting Centigrade to Fahrenheit
  22. 22 Trip Report Do no use Sunrise Eco Tours - Rwanda\Uganda
  23. 23 Safe to Travel to Morocco
  24. 24 East Africa Safari 1st Time- Summer 2016
  25. 25 Fuerteventura: SS America (SS American Star)
View next 25 » Back to the top

Rwanda Gorillas plus... Kenya or Southern Tanzania??

Jump to last reply

Posted such a query once a few months ago and got a couple of replies, but am still undecided about what to do. Planning Rwanda for about 4 days of gorilla trekking in 2013 - recommended months for best weather were Aug-Oct from one tour operator. So first, do those of you who have been agree with this? I assume it's for the least chance of rain and mud, which does seem desirable.

If going during this time, it will also be the dry season in southern Tanzania - considering Ruaha and Selous. Concerned about unbearable heat and tse tse flies. Last year I was in Botswana in early Sept and it was pretty darn hot during the middle of the day. What do those think who've traveled in this area at this time of the year?

Kenya - have not been to this country. Aug-Oct would still potentially overlap with the migration, but would be height of the tourist season with lots of vehicles etc.... Like the idea of the less crowded areas of southern Tanzania, but don't know which to choose honestly. Not enough time or money to do both in addition to Rwanda. Looking at about 2 weeks on the ground in Africa.

Love to hear pros and cons from those who've traveled to both Kenya and southern Tanzania.

Our main goal is seeing lots of animals, nice terrain, tented camps for accommodations, private vehicle, photography.

Thanks everyone!

9 Replies |Back to top

Sign in to comment.

Advertisement