Trekking vs. hiking – what’s the difference? While hiking generally refers to long walks in a natural environment and usually on a trail, trekking, on the other hand, is more strenuous and often involves multiple days. Trekking is thrilling, strenuous, and sometime adrenaline-pumping. It is not adventure light. For the truly adventurous, we’ve gathered six of the best treks in the world.
A South Africa walking safari with Ker & Downey let’s you experience nature up close. Go back to the wild with South Africa at its most unbridled and uninhibited. Trek through Marakele National Park, walk the Oystercatcher Trail, venture into the Cederberg Mountains, and relax among Cape Town’s luxuries.
Revert to the safaris of old on Ker & Downey’s 12-day Botswana walking and canoe safari through Botswana’s Okavango Delta and Selinda Spillway. This adventure by foot and canoe concludes in relaxing luxury near Zambia’s Victoria Falls.
Sometimes the best way to see Africa’s raw beauty is to get as close as you can to it. Our look at the top walking safaris in Africa highlights some of the wildest places to march on foot.
Ker & Downey Luxury Travel Consultant Trista Gage shares why a bush walk is one of her favorite things to do on an African safari A bush walk is one of my favorite things about a safari. I feel more immersed in my surroundings, stepping into the bush and breathing in the sounds and smells of Africa. It’s not like they are shoving you off into the wilderness with a compass and a pocket knife. You have a skilled ranger with a rifle and an experienced tracker to lead the way. Talking is kept to a minimum so the ranger […]