2013 Discounted Gorilla Permits and Tour Cost, Uganda

    By Jessica | March 5, 2013

    Recently named Lonely Planet’s Best in Travel for 2012 and now National Geographic’s Best Trips 2013, Uganda is finally getting the recognition that it deserves as being a world class tourism destination which still offers you the opportunity to experience the “real Africa”. While visiting the endangered Mountain Gorilla is a highlight and a definite bucket-list adventure, there are numerous other spectacular sides to Uganda that you can’t afford to miss out on. Uganda … Read More »

    On The Road For Nomad! The Other Road!

    By Miriam | February 28, 2013

    If you think of Nomad and of “being on the road” the first thing that springs to mind is the road crew – the guides, the drivers and the camp assistants with all the fabulous daily adventures and situations they experience. Being chased by wild animals, getting the truck stuck in mud and meeting the most amazing people… Ahhh, who wouldn’t want to be on that road?! All good and well, but working for Nomad, … Read More »

    A Unique Kruger Park Experience with Nomad Tours

    By Jessica | February 25, 2013

    “Stop!” A traveller shouts from the back of the truck. “Over there, just above the bush on the left!”, the Nomad adventure truck comes to a halt and we all get up and move across to the side of the truck where he is frantically pointing. Right next to the road, a large gray ear flaps lazily in the afternoon heat. As we wait and watch, a large elephant wraps it’s trunk around a branch … Read More »

    White water rafting on the mighty Zambezi River

    By Konrad Harm | February 6, 2013

    Our Cape Town to Victoria Falls tour started in Cape town with 23 happy travellers! After a very exciting 20 days touring through South Africa, Namibia and Botswana – where we got to know each other very well, made good friends, saw spectacular places and had so much fun – our tour ended in Victoria falls, situated at the top of Zimbabwe, only divided from Zambia by the 4th longest river in Africa, the mighty … Read More »

    Leopard Cubs "spotted" in the South Luangwa

    By Conrad Cooke | January 31, 2013

    Everybody loves leopards! And the Luangwa Valley in Zambia is one of the best places in Africa to spot these majestic felines. The eye catching spots that they adorn are not merely there for decoration, these cats can blend into the bush like a zebra blends into the ebony and ivory of a grand piano. Even with a healthy population of spotted cats, finding them is incredibly difficult! When you do catch a glimpse of … Read More »

    Floods In Kruger National Park 2013

    By Jessica | January 21, 2013

    It’s time to pack your ponchos and don your wellie boots because the annual floods have arrived in Kruger National Park! If you are travelling with Nomad Adventure Tours over this period, all of our tours are running to schedule, however, we will enter the park through an alternative gate if required. If you’re still in the process of deciding “when to visit where”, keep an eye on Nomad’s blog posts so that we can … Read More »

    Expect the unexpected, in Mozambique!

    By Anneliese Korsch | January 14, 2013

    Expect the Unexpected… Anna’s sequel unfolds in Mozambique It was a year in the making, everything perfectly planned, from the date, time of year, seasons, tides, moon activity, right down to the 2-ply toilet paper on the shopping list. “If you have any expectations for this trip, let them go immediately” those were the first wise words spoken by our guide Robson at our briefing the night before we departed for Mozambique, and thinking back … Read More »

    Internship Opportunities Available at Nomad Tours

    By Jessica | January 14, 2013

    Nomad Africa Adventure Tours offers students from all fields of study, the opportunity to complete their internship or inservice training with us, to gain vital insight and experience into the world of adventure touring. If you are currently studying and an internship is a compulsory part of your course, you can apply. You will need to comply with the following requirements; – Submit a comprehensive CV and letter of motivation – Confirmation of your internship … Read More »

    Prepared or Paranoid?

    By Anneliese Korsch | January 7, 2013

    We have about 3 weeks to go before our adventure kicks off in Mozambique, but if you tell me to grab my passport and head to the airport today, my response would be “give me 42 minutes to get home to grab my bags”. Strange as that sounds, my bags are packed and I am ready. I have often stopped and asked myself if I am just really prepared or if I am slightly paranoid. Read More »

    Epic student adventure to Namibia this holiday!

    By Jessica | January 7, 2013

    Hiking, swimming, sundowners, sunrises, desert walks, new friends, camping in style and epic adventure is what this tour is all about! And it’s for students only! So if you’re one of the lucky ones who will have your head buried in your books this year, ensure that you keep the “work hard, play hard” balance by joining us this Easter holiday on a round trip to Swakopmund, the adventure capital of Namibia. This nine … Read More »