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Equipment and Clothing Guides

Equipment Guide

Most camping equipment for a 'Footprints' tour can be rented at relatively low cost in Africa, if it is available.  But there are certain things you may wish to bring with you.

Clothing Guide

Everyone has their own feelings about what clothes are comfortable. Here is an outline of what has suited me in East Africa.

About Footprints

Whether you want to experience the glaciers and thin air, high on the great mountains, the huge herds and predators of the fabled Serengeti Plain, or the chaotic tangle of life in the rain forest, Footprints Tours offers opportunity to marvel at nature or test yourself in it.  Read More »

Hiking at Altitude

Forays up higher than the camp and back down improve the body's acclimatization to altitude. Depending on energy levels, several of these at the end of the day may suffice.. Read More »


Read comments and opinions from previous Footprints Tours adventurers.

"You were along for the trip. When someone is traveling that far and is doing specialized travel, like climbing, you like to know someone is looking after you.." Read More »