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The Africa Adventure Company 

Announces New Tours for 2014

New York, NY – The Africa Adventure Company announces new trips for 2014, reflecting the growing demand for adventurous and active travel experiences. The new tours for 2014 offer a diversity of options for discovering Africa, from tracking rare wildlife by foot in the heart of Zimbabwe to spotting the largest surviving lemurs in Madagascar’s rainforest. Many of the trips combine the chance to explore Africa’s rich cultural history with up-close wildlife encounters.

The 7-Day Adventurer Safari to Zimbabwe and Botswana offers intimate photographic expeditions in small groups with private guides and safari vehicles. Visitors will stay exclusively in luxury mobile Under Canvas camps in each area, waking with the sunrise and exploring until sunset. Tracking elephant, rhino, and lion by foot and boating on the Chobe River permit exceptional explorations of wildlife in elephant country.

Namibia’s epic topography is explored from new heights on the 12-Day Wings over Namibia flying safari. For the first time, previously restricted forays into the Hoanib floodplains will be undertaken, a chance to witness a series of oases in the middle of the shifting Namib Desert. Traversing one of the planet’s driest deserts and crossing the towering dunes of one of Africa’s largest game parks, guests witness rare views of desert-adapted wildlife, including the largest concentrations of desert elephant and rhino. The new Hoanib Skeleton Coast Camp will feature eight tents with en suite bathrooms in the private Palmwag Concession.

The 12-Day Under Tanzanian Skies Safari is one of the Africa Adventure Company’s new Signature safaris, featuring four days of game viewing in the Serengeti plains with their top naturalist guides. Photographic opportunities include a visit to Lake Manyara National Park, famed for its tree climbing lions that sleep amongst acacia trees. From visiting local Maasai villages in the foothills of Kilimanjaro to descending 2,000 feet into the Ngorongoro Crater, clients will enjoy the exclusivity and expert guiding that distinguishes this small group safari.

The 15-Day Luxurious Southern Africa Safari combines the best that Southern Africa has to offer from Cape Town to Victoria Falls. Private Cape Town tours customized to guests’ preferences precede interpretive wilderness walks searching for the Big Five in the Sabi Sand Game Reserve. Intended to showcase the region’s rich wildlife and landscape diversity, the tour includes the imposing beauty of the new Victoria Falls River Lodge and the crystal clear waterways of the intricate Okavango staying at Vumbura Plains.These thatched lodges, permanent tented camps, and luxury hotels provide comfort to those who choose this safari.

Madagascar’s verdant rainforest and pristine beaches are featured in the 8-Day Madagascar Wildlife and Beach itinerary. The trip includes expeditions into Madagascar’s most visited reserve, Anasibe-Mantadia National Park, home of the baboon-sized indri, the largest of the surviving lemurs. Wildlife lovers will be awed and inspired by the sight of impressive reptiles like the Malagasy Tree Boa and trees festooned with orchids. The new Manafiafy Beach and Rainforest Lodge’s six serene chalets are well positioned for deeper excursions into the untamed beauty of the island.

On the Family Adventure to Zimbabwe, families will have the opportunity to experience staying at Imbabala Zambezi Safari Lodge, located on the very edge of the mighty Zambezi River where Zimbabwe, Botswana, Zambia and Namibia converge. Visits to the local villages as well as voluntourism projects expose children to different ways of life, creating lasting lifetime memories. Travel to the three diverse areas of Victoria Falls on the Upper Zambezi, Hwange National Park and the cultural site of Matobo Hills. This safari includes something for everyone, such as day and night game drives, walking safaris, game viewing by boat, and cave explorations to see ancient Bushmen art.

The Africa Adventure Company’s new trips for 2014 resonate with travelers seeking active adventure and up-close wildlife experiences.

About Africa Adventure Company

The Africa Adventure Company is an award-winning travel outfitter and leading Africa specialist known for its extensive portfolio of safari trips to over 14 of Africa’s top wildlife countries.

Authentic, innovative, immersive travel is the Africa Adventure Company’s specialty. They create exceptional travel experiences by building on three decades of detailed research, extensive explorations, and personal relationships throughout Africa. Their lifelong connections and friendships in the region allow them to build distinctive experiences that bring clients face-to-face with the people and places that make Africa unique.

They pride themselves on planning customized safaris of a lifetime, while promoting camps with a commitment to sustainable community tourism and eco conservation and offering exquisite wildlife viewing with top-notch guides. The team is managed and directed by Mark and Alison Nolting, two people whose combined experience and knowledge of Africa is unsurpassed in the safari business. Mark is the author of Africa’s Top Wildlife Countries, an award-winning guide book now in its 8th edition that is considered by the travel industry as the quintessential guide for planning a safari, and the African Safari Journal & Field Guide, a diary, phrase book and wildlife guide, all in one. For more information about the Africa Adventure Company, visit their website at www.africa- adventure.com or call 1 (800) 882-9453.

 

 

 


Press Release

Contact: Gabriele Klink, Imagine Communications

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The Africa Adventure Company Scores Big in the Travel + Leisure 2012 World’s Best Awards

New York, NY – July 10, 2012 – The Africa Adventure Company, a distinguished safari operator, makes an impressive debut on the Travel + Leisure 2012 World’s Best Awards. This prestigious recognition landed them second place in the “world’s best safari outfitter” category which is notable for the Africa Adventure Company making the list for the very first time.

The survey results were based on ratings by the readers of Travel + Leisure in the following characteristics: staff, guides, itineraries, destinations, activities, accommodations, food, and value. A questionnaire developed by the editors of Travel + Leisure, in association with ROI Research Inc., was made available to Travel + Leisure readers from December 1, 2011, to March 31, 2012. Readers were invited to participate through Travel + Leisure magazine, T+L iPad editions and newsletters, and online at Travel and Leisure.com.

The Africa Adventure Company offers an experience and knowledge of Africa that is truly unique in the safari business. The company is founded and managed by husband and wife Mark and Alison Nolting. Mark has spent over 25 years exploring and researching the African continent. His expertise is best illustrated in his highly esteemed guide book, Africa's Top Wildlife Countries, with its 8th edition to hit the book stands in mid-July. The book is considered by the travel industry as the quintessential guide for planning a safari. Alison was born and raised in Zimbabwe and spent many years managing safari camps before joining Mark over 20 years ago.

As one of the top Africa specialists, The Africa Adventure Company is known for its extensive portfolio of more than 75 safari trips to over 14 African countries. They pride themselves on planning personalized safaris of a lifetime with a commitment to sustainable tourism and eco conservation, while promoting camps that are symbiotic with nature and the community and offering exquisite game viewing with top notch guides. Their expert team of safari consultants has all traveled to Africa and strives to provide valued advice with a customized approach.

For more information about Africa Adventure Company, visit their website at www.AfricanAdventure.com , call 1 (800) 882 - 9453 or follow the team on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/TheAfricaAdventureCompany.