Lowveld Trails Co. offers dedicated three-night ‘Primitive Trails’ for aspiring Trails Guides with the minimum required Field Guides Association of Southern Africa (FGASA) qualifications. The objectives of the Trails Guide mentorship process is to, 1) facilitate the logging of walking hours and potentially dangerous game encounters under an experienced mentor, 2) expose junior Trails Guides to the ethos of multi-day Primitive Trails, and 3) to propagate a holistic Trails Guide culture across all guiding sectors. These valuable hours and encounters can be signed off towards FGASA Trails Guide qualifications.

Trails are limited to eight participants (of which maximum three can log towards lead Trails Guide if eligible) and cost ZAR 4500 per person (excluding the Timbavati PNR conservation levy of ZAR 390 per person per trail).

2020 Scheduled Dates |23-26 January | 20-23 February | 01-04 May | 22-25 May | 09-12 July | 13-16 August|

Download the 2020 Trails Guide Mentorship Trail Brochure for more information.

“This is the true definition of Trails Guide mentorship. Brenden and Wayne are masters of the craft and share their knowledge freely, helping you to fine-tune your abilities. It was truly a magical four days and I will definitely be back and recommend it to all the guides I know.” – Craig Sanders.


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