Adventure Ideas

Adventure Ideas for Nature Lovers

Are you an adventurous soul seeking excitement and new experiences while on safari? Do you yearn to explore the great outdoors and all the beauty that nature has to offer? From majestic mountains to walking safaris, there’s an adventure waiting for every type of explorer. Whether you’re an adventure enthusiast looking for busy activities or a nature lover seeking a peaceful escape, we’ve got you covered. In this article, we’ll take you on a journey through some of the most incredible adventure ideas to include in your safari itinerary. Let’s explore!

For those who seek peace and tranquility, nature has a way of calming the mind and restoring the soul. Here are some adventure ideas for nature lovers that will take you on a journey through some of the most breathtaking landscapes in Africa.

Walking Safaris

While an amble in the bush is something that most safari goers experience on their trip, a true walking safari brings delightful moments of joy that are hard to find with any other itinerary. Walking safaris are increasingly being offered throughout Africa and, besides giving travelers an opportunity to experience every element of the bush from the smallest spoor and plant to the larger herds, they are also one of the most ecologically sensitive ways to travel. With your experienced guide ready to take you on a truly unique African experience, walking safaris, whether for a day or more, are a must-include adventure idea.

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Walking Safaris in Africa provide a unique experience

With your experienced guide ready to take you on a truly unique African experience, walking safaris, whether for a day or more, are a must include adventure idea.

Gorilla Trekking

Gorillas are critically endangered, just two classifications away from being completely extinct. This makes them the rarest primates in the entire world. They can only be found in Virunga Massif, a volcanic mountain range covering the border region where Rwanda, the DRC and Uganda meet.

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Gorilla trekking in Rwanda and Uganda

Trekking the gorillas is another adventure idea that is truly a bucket list experience. Getting close and witnessing these gentle creatures leaves a profound effect on anyone who has ever encountered them. The time spent walking and climbing narrow trails through the mountainous rainforest that the gorillas call home, also adds a very tangible, sensory experience that you won’t soon forget.

A horseback safari

Horseback safaris can be day trips at certain camps, while some lodges offer the entire safari on horseback with mobile camps set up every evening to delight the connoisseur luxury traveler who adds this exciting adventure idea to their itinerary. With their surefooted equine companion, travelers enjoy an intimate relationship with the wilderness around them that is unique and simply cannot compare to a regular motor vehicle journey. A true at-one-with-nature experience.

With their surefooted equine companion, travelers enjoy an intimate relationship with the wilderness around them

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Adventure Ideas for Conservationists

At True Vine Safari, everything we do is focused on creating memorable experiences that challenge, connect, and leave a lasting positive legacy. Our conservation safaris are a special adventure idea that contributes to the protection of the fauna and flora in Africa.

True Vine Safaris; Spotted Laughing Hyena on the hunt

For the adventurous traveler, you can track and monitor Africa’s elusive and endangered wild dog on a 3 day tracking expedition deep into the Laikipia wilderness.

Wild Dog Research | Laikipia, Kenya

For the adventurous traveler, you can track and monitor Africa’s elusive and endangered wild dog on a 3 day tracking expedition deep into the Laikipia wilderness. This unique mobile safari experience with Laikipia Wilderness Camps is led by specialist guide, Steve Carey and includes assisting in collecting data from wild dog sightings for the Laikipia Predator Project.

Discover how devoted conservationists are promoting lion-human cohabitation within the Ngorongoro Conservation Area (NCA) by spending a half-day with the KopeLion team at andBeyond. They are reuniting the split Crater and Serengeti lion sub-populations by working together with local communities to build a sustainable “corridor of tolerance” that will ensure the long-term survival of both populations. You’ll have the chance to comprehend the difficulties and complexity of coexisting with wildlife thanks to this educational encounter.

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Travel to &Beyond Ngorongoro Crater Lodge and experience the KOPELion conservation initiative

Discover how devoted conservationists are promoting lion-human cohabitation within the Ngorongoro Conservation Area (NCA) by spending a half-day with the KopeLion team at andBeyond.

A KopeLion team member will accompany you as you go through Maasai settlements and a variety of environments, including the lush Crater rim, barren grasslands, and a stunning, remote woodland area. You will meet one of the KopeLion “Ilchokuti” (lion guardians) here, who will discuss his role, which includes both working with the locals and protecting the lions.

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