I cannot say enough good things about my experience. On the mountain, our guides (Seraphim, Paul, and Raymond) and porters were beyond excellent. I appreciate the close monitoring and support that our guides provided. Our group had a wide range of skills, abilities, and fitness levels, but they managed to accommodate everyone with grace and dignity. I would highly recommend them as guides to anyone I know making the trek (and request them if I were to do the trek again). The porters always had our camp set up on time and ensured that we and our belongings stayed safe. The food was tasty and filling and served with a smile.
Likewise, on the safari, Cornelius (Cornell) was an outstanding guide. He was engaging, thoughtful, answered any question we threw at him, knew where to find all the animals, and helped to make our safari experience memorable. If I were to go on safari again, I would request his services.
All in all, I had a great time. I appreciate the organization of all the details that made the experience great. Even more, I appreciate the outstanding people who I encountered… from Andrew at the front desk, to the hotel staff, our guides (Seraphim, Paul, Raymond, and Cornell), porters, lodge staff, tented camp staff, drivers, and state-side program coordination. Top notch.
Syd Phillips — US