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 tour of the Ayres Adventures Heart of Africa Adventure.
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 Kampala, [...]
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 fro Kabale [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 roads are in [...]
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 visible [...]
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 [...]
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 over [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]