Heart of Africa 2016

September 10 – 23, 2016

This 14-day “Luxury Motorcycle Safari” begins and ends in Nairobi, Kenya and offers travel through four different countries that can be described as “the heart of Africa”. In addition to stunning riding, amazing landscapes, upscale accommodations and delicious meals, the Heart of Africa Adventure includes several of Africa’s most popular wildlife experiences – features available only with Ayres Adventures.

Join us on a virtual live tour of the Ayres Adventures Heart of Africa Adventure.

Day 13 – Heart of Africa Motorcycle Tour

The last day of any trip is always the most difficult. You need to stay focused and reach your final destination safely and also, you know you will have to say goodbye to some new [...]

September 23rd, 2016|Categories: Heart of Africa|0 Comments

Day 12 – Heart of Africa Motorcycle Tour

Again an early rise, and the road back through the Serengeti towards the Ngorongoro crater. On our way we saw some more Lion, Cheetah, a Serval cat and a Caracal. You just can't go wrong [...]

September 22nd, 2016|Categories: Heart of Africa|0 Comments

Day 11 – Heart of Africa Motorcycle Tour

6am, we were in the game drive vehicles and ready for a full day's game viewing in the Serengeti. Setting out before sunrise The huge outstretched plains awaited as we saw the sunrise [...]

September 21st, 2016|Categories: Heart of Africa|0 Comments

Day 10 – Heart of Africa Motorcycle Tour

We were excited to leave Lake Manyara, only because we were going to the Serengeti. The magical Serengeti, home to the largest Wildebeest and Zebra migrations. One only realises how big an expanse the Serengeti [...]

September 20th, 2016|Categories: Heart of Africa|0 Comments

Days 8 and 9 – Heart of Africa Motorcycle Tour

Sadly we had to leave our piece of heaven in Rwanda, and crossed the border into Tanzania. View from our hotel in Kigali. Fuel stop in Rwanda. Motorcycle is between us but not [...]

September 19th, 2016|Categories: Heart of Africa|0 Comments

Day 7 – Heart of Africa Motorcycle Tour

After the excitement of the Gorilla trekking, we left the mountains for Kigali, the capital of Rwanda. Rwanda is not called the little Switzerland of Africa without reason. The [...]

September 17th, 2016|Categories: Heart of Africa|0 Comments

Day 6 – Gorilla Trekking by Don Toothman

Article and images credit: Don Toothman What a privilege to visit the Mountain Gorillas of East Africa! These magnificent primates are on the list of critically endangered animals, with now fewer than 800 in the [...]

September 16th, 2016|Categories: Heart of Africa|1 Comment

Day 6 – Heart of Africa Motorcycle Tour

The whole group woke up with a sense of excitement, ready to do some gorilla trekking. We had an early breakfast and were transported to the Virunga National Park for the briefing and allocation of [...]

September 16th, 2016|Categories: Heart of Africa|0 Comments

Day 5 – Heart of Africa Motorcycle Tour

We decided on an early start as we had to cross borders from Uganda to Rwanda. The first 8 km was a dusty gravel road which we all enjoyed. The road [...]

September 15th, 2016|Categories: Heart of Africa|0 Comments

Day 4 – Heart of Africa Motorcycle Tour

Some days you ride in front, responsible for your clients and some days you drive the backup vehicle providing any necessary logistical support. Today was my day in the backup truck. After leaving [...]

September 14th, 2016|Categories: Heart of Africa|0 Comments

Day 3 – Heart of Africa Motorcycle Tour

We crossed the Equator from South to North and watched the Coriolis effect in action. Water running out of a bowl clockwise and anti clockwise on either sides of the equator. We had an interesting [...]

September 14th, 2016|Categories: Heart of Africa|0 Comments

Day 1 – Heart of Africa Motorcycle Tour

After a couple of days in Nairobi, Kenya to get the bikes ready for the Heart of Africa trip, we are finally ready for the group. The bikes are ready for the handover and parked [...]

September 13th, 2016|Categories: Heart of Africa|0 Comments