Archive for January, 2011

Enjoying Mount Kilimanjaro to the Fullest

Friday, January 21st, 2011

For those who are adventurous and want to have the time of their life during their vacations, Africa is the perfect place to visit. Africa has everything for the outdoor fan. But a visit to Africa is not only about the much talked about safaris. You can go further than that with even more fun and adventure. You can book a climb Mount Kilimanjaro with us.

It is the tallest mountain in the whole continent at 19340 feet above sea level and it is also the world’s highest free falling mountain and is located in Tanzania! What is wonderful about this mountain is that it has within it all the five major eco zones: heath, rainforest, glacier, moor land and alpine desert. Imagine going to a mountain where you can experience all of this at the same time! It even has 3 volcanoes which you may visit during your climb there. For the adventurer in you, this is the mountain climb of a lifetime.

What makes this mountain climb more memorable is that you can bring along your children with you (above age 12, that is the limit set by the Kilimanjaro Park authorities). The whole family can have an adventure together, one that they will talk about for the rest of their lives. The children can also enjoy the safari trip incorporated with this climb. You need not leave them at the camp but instead let them have an experience that they will learn from and remember.

Corto Safaris is your reliable guides who will help you on your mountain expedition. Corto is staffed by locals who are trained to give you the best experience for your trip. They are multilingual who can speak English, French and the local dialects. They could even answer any question you might have about your climb. They arrange for you suitable lodging and include the necessary equipment required for your trip. If you want a have the best vacation, book with Corto who has the reasonable prices. For what is included on your climbing expedition please refer to our Climbing Kilimanjaro page

African safari holidays are one of the most family friendly travelling encounters available

Friday, January 14th, 2011

Family Safari with Masai and baby goatAfrica safari holidays are one of the greatest holidays on most families list and provide an excellent possibility to be closest to the largest wild animal reserve in the world to observe wildlife within their natural habitat.  Numerous parents who may have never considered taking African safari holidays with their children, you could possibly be amazed to find out that family safaris are among the most popular kinds of vacations for children, from the age range of four years old to eighteen.

Child with Masai Boy and GoatsYou will find different holiday packages readily available and that we can assist you to plan your African Safari to your preferred African Safari destination.  Corto Safaris offer you family African safari tours to

Your family safari could be enjoyed in variety of different wildlife areas and with several different accommodation choices take a look at the family safari accommodation available.

Family in a 4x4 during a game drive

Your African family safari can be something that your family will never forget.  The advantages of a safari include things like observing amazing wild animals within their natural habitat, looking at stunning sunsets, and experiencing the breathtaking scenery and surroundings discovered only in Africa.  Even though famous for its great adventure, Africa family safari is just a thimble of the list of exciting and enjoyable activities in Africa.

Children friendly camps provide activities for the entire family.  Children understand more about care and conservation of wildlife.  Children act as if they’ve seen everything, and in lots of ways they may have, most have watch tv loop, sought out You Tube video clip, seen the amazing things of nature in HD-clarity on Planet Earth Dvd videos, read items and studied wild animals in school however the experience they’re going to have to be on ground level with Africa’s wild beasts is definitely an adventure they are going to relive and tell for a lifetime. The secret to touring with kids on the family holiday would be to engage all of their senses.

African Safari with your Family

An African family safari may bring family members a great deal closer when they experience the safaris alongside one another and without the children realizing they discover more about Africa as well as wildlife that roams around them. Also for the children they’re going to discover how to be environmentally responsible and socially responsible as they are exposed to the simple lifestyle of Masai people.

Families which enjoy viewing the wildlife documentaries could possibly find that organizing an African family safari could be the experience of a lifetime, or Families with small children who love watching the Lion King could possibly discover that planning their Africa family safari is making the lion king a reality, in either case kids age vary widely in their maturity and levels of interest in Africa and its wildlife.  This marvellous and fascinating combination means you have a wide selection of choices when it comes to planning your holiday to Africa.

African family safari vacations becoming increasingly popular, it might sound adventurous or seem like a totally different world. Well, both are right and that’s why it’s worth considering, contact us today and let us help you plan your family adventure in Africa.