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 the inaugral trip will be run in July 2023
Journey dates: 2023: Inaugural journey July 23rd to 7th August
Discover a stunning corner of equatorial Africa
The bio-diverse Virunga of southern Uganda is an amazing and diverse journey. We will tavel 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 culminating at the habitat of 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 lived 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 and then Chairman of the Mountain Club of Uganda, pioneering journeys in the Virunga and other mountain and rural areas of the country.
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.
Inaugural journey 13th to 25th September
A stunning trekking journey to the sacred and other-worldly Lake Phoksundo. ascending off established trekking trails through Shamanic Hindu mountain villages to the monastries and stunning landscapes of the hidden, culturally Tibetan valleys of the High Himalayan of North West Nepal.
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.
2022: New dates 12th May to 3rd June 2022