GO-AWAY-BIRDING
with Michael Mills

My 5-year schedule

Click here to download my 5-year tour schedule (2024-2028).

Scheduled tours – Calendar

Dates Destination Days Operator Details Spaces Updated
1–7 Jun 2024 RWANDA
Highlights
7 days Birding Africa Brochure Several spaces  Apr '24
7–22 Jun 2024 UGANDA
Highlights + North
16 days Birding Africa Brochure Several spaces Apr '24
26 Jun–3 Jul 2024 SAO TOME E PRINCIPE
Endemics
8 days Birding Africa Brochure Several spaces Apr '24
21 Aug–8 Sep 2024 ANGOLA
Comprehensive
19 days Birding Africa Brochure Full Apr '24
2 –15 Oct 2024 MALAWI
Best of
14 days Birding Africa Brochure 3 spaces Apr '24
16–28 Nov 2024 ZAMBIA
Core
13 days Birding Africa Brochure 1 space May '24
28 Nov–5 Dec 2024 ZAMBIA
Pitta
8 days Birding Africa Brochure 1 space Apr '24
15–31 Jan 2025 GHANA
Comprehensive Tour
17 days Birding Africa Brochure 2 spaces Apr '24 
4–19 Feb 2025 UPPER GUINEA SPECIAL
Liberia and Sierra Leone
16 days Birding Africa Brochure Several spaces Apr '24 
21 Feb – 2 March 2025 IVORY COAST
Tai Forest special
10 days Go-away-birding Private Tour Full Apr '24 
1–12 Apr 2025 SOMALILAND
Specials
12 days Birding Africa Brochure Full Apr '24
12–15 Apr 2025 DJIBOUTI
For The Francolin
4 days Birding Africa Brochure Full Apr '24
18–28 Apr 2025 KENYA
Eastern
11 days Birding Africa Brochure 3 spaces Apr '24
28 Apr–10 May 2025 KENYA
Central + Western
13 days Birding Africa Brochure Full Apr '24
1–22 Aug 2025 ANGOLA
Comprehensive with Black-tailed Cisticola
22 days Birding Africa Brochure Several spaces Apr '24
17 Sep–6 Oct 2025 GABON
with African River Martin
20 days Birding Africa Brochure No spaces Apr '24
25 Jan–7 Feb 2026 SENEGAL AND GAMBIA
Highlights
14 days Birding Africa Coming Several spaces Apr '24
17–24 Mar 2026 SOCOTRA
With Abd al Kuri
8 days Birding Africa Brochure Several spaces Apr '24
25 Mar–12 Apr 2026 ETHIOPIA
Endemics
19 days Birding Africa Brochure Several spaces May '24
13–16 Apr 2026 DJIBOUTI
For The Francolin
4 days Birding Africa Coming Several spaces Apr '24
13–16 Apr 2026 CAPE VERDE
Endemics
12 days Birding Africa Private Tour Full Apr '24
4–25 Aug 2026 ANGOLA
Comprehensive with Black-tailed Cisticola
22 days Birding Africa Coming 5 spaces Apr '24
17 Sep–6 Oct 2026 GABON
with African River Martin
20 days Birding Africa Coming Full Apr '24 
23–31 Oct 2026 COMOROS
Endemics
9 days Birding Africa Brochure 6 spaces Apr '24
1–11 Nov 2026 SEYCHELLES, MAURITIUS AND REUNION
Endemics
11 days Birding Africa Brochure 2 spaces Apr '24
19 Jan–3 Feb 2027 UPPER GUINEA SPECIAL
Liberia and Sierra Leone
16 days Birding Africa Coming Several spaces Apr '24
14–25 Apr 2027 SOMALILAND
Specials
12 days Birding Africa Brochure Several spaces Apr '24
25–28 Apr 2027 DJIBOUTI
For The Francolin
4 days Birding Africa Brochure Several spaces Apr '24
1–22 Aug 2027 ANGOLA
Comprehensive with Black-tailed Cisticola
22 days Birding Africa Coming Several spaces Apr '24
14 Sep–3 Oct 2027 GABON
with African River Martin
20 days Birding Africa Coming Several spaces Apr '24
16–21 Nov 2027 MADAGASCAR
Masoala
6 days Birding Africa Coming Several spaces Apr '24
21 Nov–7 Dec 2027 MADAGASCAR
Endemics
17 days Birding Africa Coming Several spaces Apr '24
18 Jan–2 Feb 2028 UPPER GUINEA SPECIAL
Liberia and Sierra Leone
16 days Birding Africa Coming Several spaces Apr '24
1–12 Apr 2028 SOMALILAND
Specials
12 days Birding Africa Coming Several spaces Apr '24
30 May–6 Jun 2028 SAO TOME E PRINCIPE
Endemics
8 days Birding Africa Coming Several spaces Apr '24
9 Jun–15 Jun 2028 RWANDA
Highlights
7 days Birding Africa Coming Several spaces Apr '24
15 Jun–25 Jun 2028 UGANDA
Highlights
11 days Birding Africa Coming Several spaces Apr '24
25–30 Jun 2028 UGANDA

Northern
6 days Birding Africa Coming Several spaces Apr '24
1–22 Aug 2028 ANGOLA
Comprehensive with Black-tailed Cisticola
22 days Birding Africa Coming Several spaces Apr '24
1–16 Oct 2028 TANAZANIA
Remote South
16 days Birding Africa Coming Several spaces Apr '24 
15–30 Oct 2028 TANAZANIA
Northern
16 days Birding Africa Coming Several spaces Apr '24
15–31 Mar 2029 GHANA
Comprehensive
17 days Birding Africa Coming Several spaces Apr '24
3–13 Apr 2029 KENYA
Eastern
11 days Birding Africa Coming Several spaces Apr '24
13 Apr–10 May 2029 KENYA
Central + Western
13 days Birding Africa Coming Several spaces Apr '24
1 –22 Aug 2029 ANGOLA
Comprehensive with Black-tailed Cisticola
22 days Birding Africa Coming Several spaces Apr '24
14 Sep–3 Oct 2029 GABON
with African River Martin
20 days Birding Africa Coming Several spaces Apr '24
16–28 Nov 2029 ZAMBIA
Core
13 days Birding Africa Coming Several spaces Apr '24 
28 Nov–5 Dec 2029 ZAMBIA
Pitta
8 days Birding Africa Coming Several spaces Apr '24

Scheduled tours – by destination

ALGERIA — none currently

ANGOLA21 Aug to 8 Sep 20241 to 22 Aug 2025 — 4 to 25 Aug 2026 — 1 to 22 Aug 2027 — 1 to 22 Aug 2028 — 1 to 22 Aug 2029 — 1 to 22 Aug 2030 — 1 to 22 Aug 2031 — 1 to 22 Aug 2032 — 1 to 22 Aug 2033

AZORES — enquire

CAMEROON — none due to safety concerns

CANARY ISLANDS — enquire

CAPE VERDE — 19 to 30 Apr 2026

COMOROS — 23 to 31 Oct 2026 — 15 to 23 Oct 2032

CONGO — enquire

CHAD — none due to safety concerns

DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF CONGO (DRC) — enquire

DJIBOUTI — 12 to 15 Apr 2025 — 13 to 16 Apr 2026 — 25 to 28 Apr 2027

EGYPT — private tours only

ETHIOPIA — 25 Mar to 12 Apr 2026 — 1 April to 19 April 2031

GABON17 Sep to 6 Oct 2025 — 17 Sep to 6 Oct 2026 — 14 Sep to 3 Oct 2027 — 14 Sep to 3 Oct 2029 — 21 Sep to 10 Oct 2031

GAMBIA (with Senegal) — 25 Jan to 7 Feb 2026 — 18 to 31 Jan 2031

GHANA15 to 31 Jan 2025 — 15 to 31 Mar 2029

IVORY COAST — 21 Feb to 2 Marc 2025

KENYA18 Apr to 10 May 2025 — 3 to 25 Apr 2029 — 21 Apr to 13 May 2030

LIBERIA (with Sierra Leone)4 to 19 Feb 2025 — 19 Jan to 3 Feb 2027 — 18 Jan to 2 Feb 2028 — 15 to 30 Jan 2030 — 13 to 28 Jan 2032 — 11 to 26 Jan 2033

MADAGASCAR — 16 Nov to 7 Dec 2027 — 16 Nov to 7 Dec 2031

MADEIRA — inquire

MALAWI2 to 15 Oct 2024 — 11 to 24 Jun 2032

MAURITIUS — 1 to 20 Nov 2026 — 15 Oct to 3 Nov 2032

MOROCCO — Private Tours only

MOZAMBIQUE (Expedition to the north) — 25 Jun to 4 Jul 2032

NAMIBIA — special request only

REUNION — 1 to 20 Nov 2026 — 15 Oct to 3 Nov 2032

RWANDA1 to 7 June 2024 — 9 to 15 Jun 2028 — 10 to 16 Jul 2030

SAO TOME26 Jun to 3 Jul 2024 — 30 May to 6 Jun 2028

SENEGAL (with Gambia) — 25 Jan to 7 Feb 2026 — 18 to 31 Jan 2031

SEYCHELLES — 1 to 11 Nov 2026 — 24 Oct to 3 Nov 2032

SIERRA LEONE (with Liberia)4 to 19 Feb 2025 — 19 Jan to 3 Feb 2027 — 18 Jan to 2 Feb 2028 — 15 to 30 Jan 2030 — 13 to 28 Jan 2032 — 11 to 26 Jan 2033

SOCOTRA19 to 26 Mar 202417 to 24 Mar 2026 — 14 to 21 Mar 2031

SOMALILAND — 4 to 15 Apr 2025 — 14 to 25 Apr 2027 — 1 Apr to 12 Apr 2028

SOUTH AFRICA — special request only

SUDAN — none due to safety concerns

TANZANIA — 1 to 30 Oct 2028 — 24 Sep to 23 Oct 2030 — 24 Sep to 23 Oct 2033

UGANDA7 to 22 June 2024 — 15 to 30 Jun 2028 — 16 to 31 Jul 2030

ZAMBIA16 Nov to 5 Dec 2024 (including Pitta) — 16 Nov to 5 Dec 2029

For other destinations, please contact me. I have also traveled to Botswana, Egypt, Eswatini, Mali, Western Sahara and Zimbabwe.

Tour reports – by destination

Angola (9)

2011 - 2012 - 2014 - 2016 - 2017 - 2018 - 2019 - 2022A - 2022B - 2023

Cameroon (5)

2008 - 2009 - 2011 - 2013 - 2014

Comoros (1)

2018

Ethiopia (3)

2013 - 2014 - 2019

Gabon (4)

2004 - 2006 - 2012 - 2021

Gambia (1)

2019

Ghana (2)

2011 - 2022

India (1)

2018

Kenya (2)

2016 - 2021

Liberia (3)

2020 - 2023A - 2023B

Madagascar (7)

2011 - 2012 - 2013 - 2015 - 2016 - 2017 - 2021

Malawi (3)

2007 - 2010 - 2018

Mali (1)

2006

Mauritius (1)

2017

Morocco (2)

2013 - 2015

Mozambique (1)

2018

Namibia (1)

2009

Reunion (1)

2017

Rwanda (6)

2012 - 2013 - 2014 - 2015 - 2016 - 2018

São Tome (3)

2004 - 2006 - 2012

Senegal (1)

2019

Seychelles (1)

2017

Sierra Leone (3)

2020 - 2023A - 2023B

Socotra (2)

2021 - 2024

South Africa (1)

2010

Tanzania (3)

2008 - 2015 - 2022

Uganda (9)

2012 - 2013 - 2014 - 2015 - 2016 - 2018 - 2021

Zambia (2)

2006 - 2019

Zimbabwe (1)

2018

Contact Me

Email: goawaybirding@gmail.com
WhatsApp: +27724635631