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
22–29 Mar 2024 SOCOTRA

Endemics
8 days Birding Africa Brochure Several spaces (guaranteed depature) 11 Jan
1–7 Jun 2024 RWANDA

Highlights Tour
7 days Birding Africa Brochure Several spaces (guaranteed depature) 11 Jan
7–22 Jun 2024 UGANDA

16 days Birding Africa Brochure Several spaces (guaranteed depature) 11 Jan
26 Jun–3 Jul 2024 SAO TOME E PRINCIPE

Endemics
8 days Birding Africa Brochure Several spaces (guaranteed depature) 11 Jan 
21 Aug–8 Sep 2024 ANGOLA

Comprehensive Tour
19 days Birding Africa Brochure No spaces 11 Jan 
2 –15 Oct 2024 MALAWI

'Best of' Tour
14 days Birding Africa Brochure 2 spaces 11 Jan
15–27 Nov 2024 ZAMBIA

Main Tour
13 days Birding Africa Brochure 2 spaces (guaranteed depature) 11Jan
27 Nov–4 Dec 2024 ZAMBIA

Pitta Tour
8 days Birding Africa Brochure No spaces 11 Jan
15–31 Jan 2025 GHANA

Comprehensive Tour
17 days Birding Africa Brochure 2 spaces (guarateed departure) 5 Nov
4–19 Feb 2025 UPPER GUINEA SPECIAL

Liberia and Sierra Leone
16 days Birding Africa Brochure Several spaces 10 May
1–12 Apr 2025 SOMALILAND

Specials
12 days Birding Africa Brochure Full (guaranteed departure) 11 Jan
12–15 Apr 2025 DJIBOUTI

Specials
4 days Birding Africa Brochure Full (guaranteed departure) 11 Jan
18–28 Apr 2025 KENYA

Eastern Tour
11 days Birding Africa Brochure Several spaces 10 May
28 Apr–10 May 2025 KENYA

Main Tour
13 days Birding Africa Brochure 4 spaces 10 May
1–19 Aug 2025 ANGOLA

Comprehensive Tour
19 days Birding Africa Brochure Several spaces 10 May
17 Sep–6 Oct 2025 GABON

with African River Martin
20 days Birding Africa Brochure No spaces 29 June
25 Jan–7 Feb 2026 SENEGAL AND GAMBIA

Highlights Tour
14 days Birding Africa Coming Several spaces 10 May
17–24 Mar 2026 SOCOTRA

Endemics
8 days Birding Africa Brochure Several spaces 10 May
27 Mar–12 Apr 2026 ETHIOPIA

Endemics
17 days Birding Africa Coming Several spaces 10 May
13–16 Apr 2026 DJIBOUTI

for The Francolin
4 days Birding Africa Coming Several spaces 10 May
1–19 Aug 2026 ANGOLA

Comprehensive Tour
19 days Birding Africa Coming 5 spaces 10 May
17 Sep–6 Oct 2026 GABON

with African River Martin
20 days Birding Africa Coming No spaces 14 Jul
23–31 Oct 2026 COMOROS

Island endemics
9 days Birding Africa Brochure 6 spaces 10 May
1–11 Nov 2026 SEYCHELLES, MAURITIUS AND REUNION

Island endemics
11 days Birding Africa Brochure 2 spaces 10 May
19 Jan–3 Feb 2027 UPPER GUINEA SPECIAL

Liberia and Sierra Leone
16 days Birding Africa Coming Several spaces 10 May
1–19 Aug 2027 ANGOLA

Comprehensive Tour
19 days Birding Africa Coming Several spaces 10 May
14 Sep–3 Oct 2027 GABON

with African River Martin
20 days Birding Africa Coming Several spaces 10 May
16–21 Nov 2027 MADAGASCAR

Masoala Peninsula
6 days Birding Africa Coming Several spaces 10 May
21 Nov–7 Dec 2027 MADAGASCAR

Main Tour
17 days Birding Africa Coming Several spaces 10 May
18 Jan–2 Feb 2028 UPPER GUINEA SPECIAL

Liberia and Sierra Leone
16 days Birding Africa Coming Several spaces 10 May
1–12 Apr 2028 SOMALILAND

Specials
12 days Birding Africa Coming Several spaces 10 May
30 May–6 Jun 2028 SAO TOME E PRINCIPE

Endemics
8 days Birding Africa Coming Several spaces 10 May
9 Jun–15 Jun 2028 RWANDA

Highlights Tour
7 days Birding Africa Coming Several spaces 10 May
15 Jun–25 Jun 2028 UGANDA

Highlights Tour
11 days Birding Africa Coming Several spaces 10 May
25–30 Jun 2028 UGANDA

Northern Tour
6 days Birding Africa Coming Several spaces 10 May
3–21 Aug 2028 ANGOLA

Comprehensive Tour
19 days Birding Africa Coming Several spaces 10 May
1–16 Oct 2028 TANAZANIA

Remote South Tour
16 days Birding Africa Coming Several spaces 10 May
15–30 Oct 2028 TANAZANIA

Northern Tour
16 days Birding Africa Coming Several spaces 10 May
15–31 Mar 2029 GHANA

Comprehensive Tour
17 days Birding Africa Coming Several spaces 10 May
3–13 Apr 2029 KENYA

Eastern Tour
11 days Birding Africa Coming Several spaces 10 May
13 Apr–10 May 2029 KENYA

Main Tour
13 days Birding Africa Coming Several spaces 10 May
1 –19 Aug 2029 ANGOLA

Comprehensive Tour
19 days Birding Africa Coming Several spaces 10 May
14 Sep–3 Oct 2029 GABON

with African River Martin
20 days Birding Africa Coming Several spaces 10 May
16–28 Nov 2029 ZAMBIA

Main Tour
13 days Birding Africa Coming Several spaces 10 May
28 Nov–5 Dec 2029 ZAMBIA

Pitta Tour
8 days Birding Africa Coming Several spaces 10 May

Scheduled tours – by destination

ALGERIA — none currently

ANGOLA21 Aug to 8 Sep 202428 Aug to 15 Sep 2025 — 27 Aug to 14 Sep 2026 — 24 Aug to 11 Sep 2027 — 3 Aug to 21 Aug 2028 — 24 Aug to 11 Sep 2029 — 20 Aug to 7 Sep 2030 — 20 Aug to 7 Sep 2031 — 20 Aug to 7 Sep 2032 — 20 Aug to 7 Sep 2033

AZORES — inquire

CAMEROON — none due to safety concerns

CANARY ISLANDS — inquire

CAPE VERDE — inquire

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

CONGO — inquire

CHAD — none due to safety concerns

DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF CONGO (DRC) — inquire

DJIBOUTI — 13 to 16 Apr 2026

EGYPT — private tours only

ETHIOPIA — 27 Mar to 12 Apr 2026 — 1 April to 17 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

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 — 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 (1)

2021

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