About Africa !
Africa – The Continent, the Enigma
The world’s second largest in size & in population. 30.37 million square kilometres.
54 Countries. 1.2 Billion people.
It’s the people of Africa that make the continent ever so endearing!
Africa is the most centrally located continent in the world.
The prime meridian (zero degrees longitude), and the equator (zero degrees latitude) cut across Africa. The world’s tallest and largest land animals, the Giraffe and the African Elephant are found here.
Around 2,000 different languages are spoken in Africa and each of them have different dialects while Arabic is the language that is most widely spoken in the African continent.
The world’s longest river, the Nile, and the world’s largest desert, the Sahara, both are in Africa.
In October 2010, when Renuka landed at the Kilimanjaro airport in Tanzania for the first time ever, her driver- guide asked her, “How was your safari ma’am?” She was confused as she replied, “my safari hasn’t begun yet”, and that’s when she learned that safari in Swahili means any journey, just like Safar in Arabic/Hindi.
Such little nuances & details kept winning her heart through her safari, making her fall so deeply in love with the destination that she resolved to summit its rooftop Mt. Kilimanjaro someday, which she accomplished on the 28th of February 2017. This was her first stepping stone, in the direction of launching African camping tours as well.
From that first journey until now, Renuka has cherished every moment of being in the continent, inspiring many others to follow her path, by striving to plan & execute the best wildlife safari experiences in Africa.
The most fascinating touch to the entire experience of Africa lies in the manner in which a safari is operated here. Smooth and flawless, manoeuvring the most fragile ecosystems that have the most fragile networks, both infrastructural and digital. The experiences are touching and overwhelming, leaving impressions that are often impossible to erase. Encounters that have the power of becoming preciously personal.
Renuka truly believes that Africa is not a one-time destination, once smitten, Africa pulls you back many a times, every tug more fervent than the earlier one.
Renuka curates journeys to the destinations that she has visited, and will continue to add to the list as and when she discovers more of the continent. For now, Renuka is raring to design safaris to…