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School Climb - Mt Toubkal in Winter
By: Ruth Pettit, Lancaster Royal Grammar School
This trip was even better than I expected. We had perfect weather conditions for the ascent of Toubkal, so that was the highlight. The quality of the food was far beyond my expectations, both in Marrakech and in the mountains. The local guide was brilliant. The travel arrangements were smooth and clearly well-arranged.Mustapha, our local guide in Morocco, was superb. We couldn't have asked for a more personable, knowledgeable and careful guide to look after our school party. Nothing was too much trouble for him. He interacted very well with all members of the team.
School Trek - Edge of Sahara
By: Mike Lewis, Northamptonshire Grammar School
It was a great trip and all the kids (and staff) had a fantastic time. The success was very much down to Matt Reedy (our KE guide) and the Moroccan guide Calal. Matt demonstrated great professionalism, knowledge and adaptability.
School Trek - In the Simien Mountains
By: Stef Economides, Ipswich School
A great trip which saw all but two (one student , one teacher) reach the summit of Ras Deshen. The local agents were well organised and the trip ran smoothly from start to finish. In some respects, it was a little rushed at the beginning and some of the trekking was fairly tough for the group, especially the 3 days around the summit day. However, I believe the students got a great deal out of this trip and the diversity of the trip and the challenge provided was just about right overall. Would be difficult to be better...
This was my second trip to Ethiopia and this trip has just reinforced my feelings from the first trip, what an amazing place! It has lovely people, food, amazingly diverse culture, indescribably scenery, great wildlife, astonishing history and sights, great climate and, for an African country, even Addis is very safe. Couldn't recommend it highly enough and can't wait to go back.
School Trek - The Markha Valley Trek
By: Nicky Mansell, Jersey and Victoria College
Generally an excellent trip. I would recommend this to other school groups. The trekking was hotter than expected and we only really needed cold-weather clothing on two occasions. The vehicles and driver were of good standard. The drive over the Kanda La Pass was spectacular and was good for acclimatisation. The trek crew were very helpful and thoughtful towards the group. It was good to have a mixed group and the boys loved playing around with the trek crew. The sherpas watched out for the group during the day. The trek food was very good. I was glad that they had a mixture of Indian and Western food, this makes all the difference where frequently there are students who are not used to the spicey food and end up not eating much. Water was always available and it was good to have squash at lunch time. It would be good to also offer squash at night as the students don't tend to drink tea or coffee. Good to have chocolate snacks and mango on trek - very welcome.
School Trek - Inca Trail & Machu Picchu
By: Harriet Rawet, Fulford School 2011
We spent two weeks doing charitable work with local communities and trekking through beautiful scenery. The best experience of my life
School Trek - Kilimanjaro Rongai Route
By: Sue Trainer, Alderley Edge School for Girls, Cheshire
We have returned from our expedition to climb Mt. Kilimanjaro with memories that will last for a lifetime. I would like to thank your company for the professional and personal way you worked with me in organising this adventure. If ever I embark on a similar endeavour, I will certainly call upon your services again; and will indeed recommend KE Adventure to others. I would also like to sing the praises of the two KE leaders, Kaz and Nick. They made a great team and worked tirelessly for our benefit. The girls and parents enjoyed their company, their humour, but more importantly felt looked after and safe.
School Trek - Mount Kenya & the Samburu
By: Paul Hargreaves, Jo Richardon Community School
It was great to see Moses and his team again and I would like to thank Clive for a great trip. I would also like to thank Rob for being there for the students and the team when needed, his enthusiasm throughout the trip, making the children feel very relaxed and his great patience in the support of the group. I really enjoyed working on the school project and so did the students. We also enjoyed our trek up the mountain and seeing the culture. The experience in Nairobi was great. We would like to thank KE for a most enjoyeable trip and we plan to go to Vietnam North to South next if you can send us a price for that.
School Adventure - Dead Sea, Wadi Rum & Petra
By: Peter Soule, International School of Bangkok
The guides were outstanding in terms of safety and physical demands of trekking. This was stellar.
School Trek - Three Peaks Challenge
By: Jonathan Allen, Dean Close School, Cheltenham
A wonderful adventure from start to finish.Hvannadalshnukur (Iceland's highest peak) was a demanding climb and my students will never forget their experience. Simply brilliant.
School Trek - Everest Panorama
By: Nicky Mansell, Jersey College for Girls
Cheryl was fantastic. She had an enormous wealth of knowledge of the area and the people and was really concerned that the students interacted with the local people and got them to interview the local sherpas and porters and find out about their lives, this gave a really good extra dimension.Excellent! The scenery was even more spectacular then I imagined it to be. I Have used KE before -Ladakh in 2006 -and Cheryl and I had previously visited Chobar School so I wanted to return with her. I have been involved in fundraising for the Juniper Trust since.