Wandering through undiscovered territory deep uncharted African forests is a true dream for an adventure enthusiast. Now combine this with 5-star or 4-star camps and lodges, all offering flush toilets and hot running-water showers. What you get is a once-in-a-lifetime African photo safari that has been offered by African Travel Inc. and California’s largest travel retail agency, TravelStore. Also accompanying on this safari will be the famous Dr. Jane Goodall, DBE, founder of the Jane Goodall Institute and UN Messenger of Peace, and 20-year National Geographic magazine contributing photographer, speaker, author, and teacher Joel Sartore.
The trip will begin from Addis Ababa in Ethiopia, home to many archeological treasures, including Lucy’s complete hominid fossil remains, before moving onto Odzala-Kokoua National Park in the Republic of Congo. This will then move into Tanzania into many reserves, including Kigoma, Gombe National Park, Katavi, and the Selous Game Reserve. Travel within continental Africa is all in either business class or by private jets, letting the guests experience these locations’ best.
Once-in-a-Lifetime Africa will last for 22 days and will begin on July 8, 2013, and is limited to only 20 people. The rare safari will cost you $59,990 per person, and you would be donating $2500 to Jane Goodall Institute.