Seeking and Traveling Deeper
An amazing and diverse journey across volcanic crater lakes by local dugout canoe, along village trails, through equatorial forest teaming with life to the soaring Virunga Volcanoes with their other-worldly Africa Alpine vegetation and the habitat of the Mountain Gorilla
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This journey is under development and will be launched fully in mid 2021 (timings are therefore tentative)
Journey dates: 2022: Pioneer journey in July 2022 (contact us now to register interest)
Discover a stunning corner of equatorial Africa
The bio-diverse Virunga of southern Uganda An amazing and diverse journey across volcanic crater lakes by local dugout canoe,along village trails, through equatorial forest teaming with life to the soaring Virunga Volcanoes with their other-worldly Africa Alpine vegetation and the habitatof the Mountain Gorilla.
This journey has been developed based on Nomadic Skies' founder, Gavin Anderson's, longstanding and intimate knowledge of Uganda, the Virunga area and rural development. Gavin previously lived permanently in Uganda for 9 years and has been involved in development activites in the county for over 25 years. He was also the expeditions secretary nad then Chairman of the Mountain Club of Uganda, pioneering journeys in the Virunga and other mountain and rural areas of the country.
Responsible travel that works with local communities
A unique trekking journey to the sacred and other-worldly Lake Phoksundo among little visited villages, monastries and stunning landscapes of the hidden, culturally Tibetan valleys of the High Himalaya of North West Nepal.
2022: Trips starting May, September and November (contact us for dates)
A unique journey retracing the footsteps of the 1973 expedition of author Peter Matthiessen to the sacred Crystal Mountain of Upper Dolpo that resulted in the cult travel book 'The Snow Leopard'. The journey is being undertaken with biographer Lance Richardson as research for a major official biography of Matthiessen.
2021: New dates 14th September to 6th October 2021
A pioneering journey along the hidden pilgrim trails and silk trade routes of Southern Armenia, exploring the ancient, modern and recent history and natural environments of the Vorotan River Gorge in collaboration with hill communities along our route.
2022: Inaugural journey 25th April to 5th May 2022. Additional journeys planned in Spring and Autumn (contact us for dates)