Category Archives: African adventures – further travel before or after Askari

UGANDA – Gorilla trekking in the ‘Pearl of Africa’

Mountain gorillas can only be seen in 3 countries in the world. The remaining population of between 700 and 800 individuals exist in the forests and Virunga mountains habitat between the borders of Uganda, Rwanda and The Democratic Republic Congo

Overland trips through South, Southern and East Africa

A great option for lone travellers to see this great continent before of after their time at Askari


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Zambia – Victoria falls

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Capetown – South Africa

A trip to the Cape is probably the most popular ‘add-on’ that volunteers do after a trip to Askari

St Lucia Wetlands park – South Africa

St Lucia is one of my favourite destinations in South Africa, a spectacular combination of beautiful coastline, Lake St Lucia and the estuary which forms part of the iSimangaliso (meaning: miracle & wonder) Wetland Park. It was listed as South Africa’s first World Heritage Site in December 1999; recognition for the ecological processes, natural beauty and biodiveristy supported here. Plus…..where else can you bump… (more…)

Mozambique – Snorkelling with Whale sharks

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Namibia – Etosha National Park & The Skeleton coast

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