UNBELIEVABLE EXPERIENCE UGANDA

The Pearl of Africa lived up to its name with an amazing tour.

I travelled to Namibia with this company in August and was so impressed with all aspects of Masihambe Afrika I went back a few weeks later as they had a cancellation on their Uganda tour. There were just six of us and our awesome, knowledgeable guide, Ant. Part of this tour was camping (and putting up our own tents) in remote places with few if any other people around. Ant is a great cook and story teller and we loved sitting around the campfire sharing stories at night. Uganda exceeded my expectations. The gorilla trek just amazing as was the chimp trek. There are just 36 white rhino in Uganda and 34 in the reserve where we stayed and walked with them. The Nile river was clean and teaming with wildlife as was the delta. The people, especially the children, are friendly and happy. I would highly recommend Masihambe Afrika. Would not go to Africa with anyone else and have now booked my third trip with them to Botswana next year.

ACTION PACKED, EYE OPENING, VARYING, AWESOME EXPERIENCE, SURPASSED EXPECTATIONS!

We would totally recommend booking with Masihambe Afrika.

Masihambe Afrika was well organised from The start.. This was our first trip to Africa travelling through South Africa, Zimbabwe and Botswana. Ant Washford, our guide did a fantastic job of organising us all, sharing lots of knowledge about all the animals we encountered and using his culinary skills to keep us well fed. The varied accommodation was great. We would totally recommend booking with Masihambe Afrika.

SWITCHED ON IN AFRICA

This Safari tour is highly recommend and tops for value for money.

From the time I first got in touch with Jude at Masihambe there was communication whenever I needed information and or even to tell her I had started my countdown at -6months. Then all the communication and help with the visas was great as we were going two weeks prior to the Safari. Once we were picked up by Anthony we were living the dream. All lodgings, camps, tours and excursions was taken care of. Every type of accommodation was a wow factor and all the time the question was asked “how did you find this place?" Excellent food whether in fabulous lodges or over wood fires (3 course meals!!!) and our needs attended to by friendly helpful staff, cooks, and guides? Our main guide through the trip was Anthony - amazing knowledgeable person in all things Africa from wildlife to flora and fauna, border diplomacy and crossing to head chef, looking after our group of eight between 60-75 year olds. Such a great sense of humour and stories to tell while round the camp fire. He and all the guides amazed us at their ability to spot game in long grass that none of us could see, to leopards and snakes up trees, so well camouflaged. Without the guides I am sure we would have missed half of the big five and the smaller creatures and birds that no-one knew of before the trip.

AMAZING IN ALL ASPECTS & BEST OF 6 SAFARI PARK VISITS I’VE HAD.

The tour far exceeded all expectations in regard to every aspect - organisation, accommodation, food, wild life experiences, and the knowledge and skill of Ants, our guide/driver.

Having seen the Big 5 on our 1st day in Kruger, which was only the 2nd day of our 25 day tour, I’d have been quite happy to have gone home after that. Then I had so many more days when I kept saying, “I can go home now”. The animals we sighted and how close we got to them, was way beyond what I thought would be possible. Had I leant over out of the vehicle I could have patted a huge male lion as he walked by! All within the group were able to get within 10m of White Rhinos. My prime purpose for going, was to photograph the animals and birds, and I’ve returned with 3,000+ photos. I’m more than delighted with hundreds of these. Would I go again? - YES. Would I recommend this tour to others? – YES..

I HAD THE TIME OF MY LIFE IN NAMIBIA

Everything about this tour was excellent.

We had a new adventure every day with a wonderful and very knowledgeable tour guide. It exceeded my expectations and loved the game drives which never disappointed. I would recommend Masihambe Afrika to anyone

TRIP OF A LIFETIME

When I mentioned to family and friends I was off to Uganda, I was greeted by a look of surprise and the questions – Why? Where is it?

I’m off to see the Gorillas and Chimps was my reply, it’s always been a dream of mine, so now is the time to tick another wish off my bucket list. What an amazing country, the scenery, the people, the animals, also to my surprise the wonderful assortment of birds and butterflies – just amazing! Masihambe Afrika have put together a great safari that I highly recommend from start to finish. So many highlights and so many wonderful memories. PS: I now consider myself an expert at putting up tents and cooking over an open fire.

BEEN WITH MASIHAMBE AFRIKA BEFORE AND WOULD GO AGAIN!

Give Masihambe Afrika a try... you’ll love it.

It’s hard to stop raving about how amazing Uganda is.  We’ve just come out of three days camping in 2 wonderful campsites.  Hippos across the river on a Congo beach then wandering through our camp at night.  Awesome game drives and awesome boat ride out on the channel between the Edward and George lakes with wine and snacks and hundreds of animals and birds... hippo, water buffalo, crocodiles, elephant etc... The water was mirror glass and we had our own private boat... very special. Passed village of people who live in the park swimming and doing there washing and then the fishermen heading out for their evening fish.  Camp fires and sitting under the evening stars. I Like that Masihambe Africa provides a no frills authentic trip with a great, very experienced bushman guide in Anthony. Travelling through Uganda offered lots of variety in accommodation from tents to simple lodges and great experiences of the culture, food, geography and wildlife.

3 WEEKS OF ADVENTURE WILD LIFE & GAME PARKS 2018

This was truly a trip to remember!

We lucky four had the experience of a lifetime. On 18th June we met the other 4 members of our group - we were 6 Kiwis and 2 Americans. Then it was off "Ant"our guide was a motorist, a chef, a raconteur, and a passionate and knowledgeable lover of African game and bush. I cannot believe any guide could be better, and he really made the trip exceptional. Our 26 day trip took us through Kruger National Park, then across to Mapungubwe. After that we entered Zim and enjoyed Matopos, Hwange and Vic Falls. Then we entered Botswana, Africa’s secret, We re-entered South Africa with 3 days to go, spending our time in Tuli game reserve. We saw all types of wild animals and wilderness, and all in fine weather. The Safari company was brilliant providing the 8 of us tourists with all manner of comforts and fine food even in the middle of nowhere!

STUNNING EXPERIENCE NAMIBIA

This trip was our second. Everything about this company is above expectations.

The tour guide is one in a million, the tour owner is exceptional, both their knowledge about the trips and the safari tours is out of this world. We saw everything that we thought we would see, the accommodation was above standard the travel was tops. Highly recommend to others. We are now planning another trip.

A TRULY PROFESSIONAL COMPANY MADE MORE SO BY THE EXPERTISE OF TOUR GUIDE ANTHONY (Copy)

It was a good balance between game drive and other experiences.

It is a beautiful country and the landscape is amazing from the Atlantic to the largest sand dunes in the world, to the wildlife to the ilderness. All was run very professionally and the accommodation was in the majority 5 star experience. The safari lived up to and went further than our expectations.

VERY WELL ORGANISED WITH A VERY GOOD GUIDE VISITING A WIDE RANGE OF GAME PARKS

Overall, very good value for money.

Overall the organisation of the safari was very good particularly with the short time frame as we took a cancellation. We thought the tour leader was exceptionally good and knowledgeable. The game parks visited were varied and we saw a very wide range of animals. Accommodation, including tented camps were very good and being older we appreciated the individual facilities. Not being used to tipping we found choosing the appropriate level difficult. The only slight disappointment was the time at the Okavango Delta, which, although interesting, was not as exceptional for wildlife as we had expected from its reputation.

EXCELLENT IN EVERY ASPECT. JUDE IS A GEM!

Many thanks to Jude for her passion and knowledge in organising such a great adventure for her clients, resulting in each day on our trip being a new experience.

We have done 4 tours with Masihambe Afrika and all have been beyond expectations. Jude and her team are easy to deal with, happy to discuss at length the ins and outs of any trip, good at meeting your individual needs and I cannot speak highly enough of the service we have always received. Friendly, knowledgeable, informative and highly skilled at what they do add up to peace of mind when booking with them. Prices are always competitive and the actual experience of the safaris are excellent. Her staff in the field are by far the best we have travelled with on our extensive travel in Africa and are happy to share their vast experiences with you. Always making your tours memorable, enjoyable, safe and extremely good fun
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