where to start!

Apr 18th, 2008, 01:43 PM
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where to start!

We are planning a trip to Africa in September. I've been reading several posts, but feel everyone is way ahead of me. We are considering a walking safari, and would like something remote.
Any suggestions.
Mary Jane
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Apr 18th, 2008, 01:51 PM
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Hello Mary Jane,
Have a look at this: http://www.tropical-ice.com/grtwalk.htm
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Apr 18th, 2008, 01:55 PM
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Sorry, I just saw that itís fully booked in September, but if you are 5 or more people they can customise a departure.
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try http://www.robinpopesafaris.net/safariinfo/walking.php
still available space/dates in sep.
robin is one of the leading guides in africa especially for walking safaris!

Apr 18th, 2008, 07:12 PM
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If you are going mid to late September, be prepared for it to be 100F. As much as I enjoy hiking, it is not fun for me when it is so hot!
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Apr 18th, 2008, 08:46 PM
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Another option is Remote Wildlife's 5 or 11 day walking safari- the 5 day doesn't include all the nights in the bush camps and Delia Lodge. This is not just bush walks. This is in a very remote park, starting in Nkalamo Camp and bush camps along the way to Delia Camp.
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Apr 19th, 2008, 08:48 AM
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Mary Jane,

There are so many options that it can seem overwhelming and that everybody knows everything that you don't know.

When you stated walking and remote, I thought of North Luangwa in Zambia. I'm returning in August for 5 nights at Kutandala Camp. http://www.kutandala.com/

September can be really, really, hot as mentioned. But you walk early in the morning. Still, really hot.

Luangwa Blondes suggestion also appears to be in N. Luangwa.

A little less remote, but still without many other people are the Lower Zambezi in Zambia or Mana Pools in Zimbabwe. I saw more animals in both of these places than N. Luangwa. You can also canoe there. In LZ I stayed at Sausage Tree and canoed on the Chifungulu Channel (a highlight) to Old Mondoro. In Mana Pools it was a walking mobile safari with Natureways.

A combo of Mana Pools walk & canoe, then LZ walk & canoe, & drives day and night, then Kutandala walking would be fantastic! But that's a chunk of time and I don't know if I'd do that much on foot in Sept--so hot.
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