Serengeti National Park, in northern Tanzania, is known for its massive annual migration of wildebeest and zebra. Seeking new pasture, the herds move north from their breeding grounds in the grassy southern plains. Many cross the marshy western corridors crocodile-infested Grumeti River.
Situated only 37 km from Arusha, Arusha National park is stated to be the starting point of all the African Safaris. This smaller park covers 137 sq. Km, but immerse as one of the most beautiful park in whole of Tanzania and seems to be the fittest one for a day trip. Some of the distinct features of the park.
The park is located in Northern Tanzania, 126 km west of Arusha town along the Makuyuni-Ngorongoro road, strategically located along the high way to Ngorongoro and Serengeti and is easily accessible by road and air (charter or scheduled flights).
Ngorongoro Conservation Area is in northern Tanzania. Its home to the vast, volcanic Ngorongoro Crater and big 5 game (elephant, lion, leopard, buffalo, rhino). Huge herds of wildebeests and zebras traverse its plains during their annual migration. Hominin fossils found in the Olduvai Gorge date back millions of years.
Tarangire National Park is the sixth largest national park in Tanzania; it is located in Manyara Region. The name of the park originates from the Tarangire River that crosses the park. The Tarangire River is the primary source of fresh water for wild animals in the Tarangire Ecosystem during the annual dry season.
Mkomazi National Park is located in northeastern Tanzania on the Kenyan border, in Kilimanjaro Region and Tanga Region. It was established as a game reserve in 1951 and upgraded to be a national park in 2006.The park covers over 3,234 square kilometres (323,400 ha).
The Selous Game Reserve is one of the largest faunal reserves of the world, located in the south of Tanzania.The reserve covers a total area of 54,600 km2 (21,100 sq mi) and has additional buffer zones.It was named after Englishman Sir fredrick selous , a famous big game hunter and early conservationist.
The Park has been divided into two eco-zones by the road that has crossed across the park. The river basin of Mkata has the alluvial soil which support to the vegetation of the Savannah dotted with acacia, baobab, tamarind and some rare palm trees.
Ruaha National Park takes its name from the Ruaha River, which flows along its southeastern border. Ruaha’s unusually high diversity of antelope is a function of its location, which is transitional to the acacia savannah of East Africa and the miombo woodland belt of Southern Africa.
Udzungwa Mountains National Park is a national park in Tanzania with a size of 1,990 km2 (770 miles2) .The habitats contained within the national park includes tropical rainforest, mountain forest, miombo woodland, grassland and steppe. There is a vertical height range of 250–2,576 metres (the peak of Lohomero).
Kitulo National Park is a protected area of montane grassland on the Kitulo Plateau in the southern highlands of Tanzania. The park is at an elevation of 2,600 metres (8,500 ft) between the peaks of the Kipengere and Poroto mountains and covers an area of 412.9 square kilometres (159.4 sq mi).
Covering an area of 4471 sq km, Katavi National Park is located about 40km from Mpanda town in southwest Tanzania, to the east of Lake Tanganyika, lying within a truncated arm of the Great Rift Valley that terminates in the shallow expanse of Lake Rukwa.
Gombe National Park (often, but incorrectly, called "Gombe Stream National Park"), is located in western Kigoma Region, Tanzania, 10 miles (20 km) north of Kigoma, the capital of Kigoma Region. Established in 1968.
Mahale Mountains National Park lies on the shores of Lake Tanganyika in Kigoma Region, Tanzania. Best known for its chimpanzee population and one of the other most important characteristic of the park is that this is one of only two protected areas for chimpanzees in the country.
Bagamoyo, Tanzania, is a town founded at the end of the 18th century, though it is an extension of a much older (8th century) settlement, Kaole. It was the capital of German East Africa and was one of the most important trading ports along the East African coast.
The most unique factor of this national park is that this is the only Tanzanian wildlife sanctuary that is bordering to the sea. With the coastal hot and humid climate it displays varieties of mixed flora and fauna of both the marine and the mainland.
Mafia Island is the site of Tanzania first Marine Park which was gazetted in 1995. The Park covers the southern half of the island and part of the north-east.
Set like a jewel in tranquil coral waters, only 20 minutes flight from Dar es Salaam, is one of the world most beautiful islands – Zanzibar.
The Maasai Mara National Reserve (also known as Maasai Mara, Masai Mara and by the locals as The Mara) is a large game reserve in Narok County, Kenya, contiguous with the Serengeti National Park in Mara Region, Tanzania.
Amboseli National Park, formerly Maasai Amboseli Game Reserve, is in Kajiado County, Kenya. The park is 39,206 hectares (392 km2; 151 sq mi) in size at the core of an 8,000 square kilometres (3,100 sq mi).
Tsavo West offers some of the most magnificent game viewing in the world and attractions include elephant, rhino, Hippos, lions, cheetah, leopards, Buffalos, diverse plant and bird species including the threatened.
Tsavo East National Park is one of the oldest and largest parks in Kenya at 13,747 square kilometres. Situated in a semi-arid area previously known as the Taru Desert it opened in April 1948, and is located near.
Nairobi National Park is a national park in Kenya. Established in 1946, the national park was Kenya's first. It is located approximately 7 kilometers (4 mi) south of the center of Nairobi, Kenya's capital city.
Dominated by a gentle rolling terrain with open bush and woodlands and the typical of the dry rift valley vegetation it is a great national park to visit. In 1961 the lake was established as a National park.
Come touch the sky Climbing to 5199 meters, Mount Kenya is the second tallest mountain in Africa. The scenery surrounding this designated World Heritage Site is breath-taking. It is pristine wilderness with lakes.
The national parks of Rwanda are protected ecosystems and wildlife reserves located within the borders of Rwanda in east central Africa. It is part of the great Virunga volcano conservation region which covers Virunga national park.
The Virunga Mountains (also known as Mufumbiro) are a chain of volcanoes in East Africa, along the northern border of Rwanda, the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), and Uganda.
We believe that safaris are not only meant for people with deep pockets and double and quadruple source of income. Even if you're far off in any European country, our Tanzania Budget Camping Safari.
Tanzania is not only a country with diverse wildlife and landscape, but it is large in area as well. It offers more than adventure to every traveler, so one can easily take Tanzania Classic Adventure Safari for real travel delight.
Tanzania is a land which invariably amazes visitors with its natural diverse beauty. At the same time, the remarkable unity, collective identity, and the warm hospitality of the locals leaves an indelible impression on all who visit Tanzania.
The annual trip of Great Migration spanning across Tanzania is the best wildlife spectacle in the world. Somewhere close to 1.7 million wildebeests and zebras take part in the circular migration trip in search of fresh grassland which begins in Tanzania.
Honeymoon Safari are considered the turning point for the newlyweds where they can get away for few days from the chaotic everyday life and get to know each other better and plan for the future.
Tanzania Safaris are an excellent space to spend quality time with your family amidst wildlife in its true state. Wild animals roaming around the bushes freely and colossal bird species flocking to the shores .
Tanzania Safaris are a trip of a lifetime. Lions, rhinos scarcely any meters away from you grunting, keeping their eyes on you all the time when your vehicle passes by, is not something you get to experience every other day.
If you're a bird lover, enjoy traveling, and have few days off from work or are planning a break then you have to take a Tanzania Birding Safari. Africa is not only a wildlife heaven, but also an ornithological paradise.
Photography has become an integral part of our lives. Selfies, DSLRs, and photography are raging through youths all over the world. No occasions, trips, ceremonies, rituals now ever seem complete with clicks and flashes.
Tanzania Safari is perhaps the best way to immerse yourself completely into the natural and purest form of wildlife where they're left undisturbed on their own to grow and prosper in large protected areas. Most people think safaris come.
Tanzania Safari is perhaps the best way to immerse yourself completely into the natural and purest form of wildlife where they're left undisturbed on their own to grow and prosper in large protected areas. Most people think safaris come with a hefty price tag, but that depends primarily on what how you plan your trip. Private tours led by qualified experienced rangers charge more money than group tours. Food and accommodation costs vary drastically according to what type of service you choose. While luxury five-star hotels can cost north of couple of thousands of dollars, camping stays can be wrapped up within few hundred dollars or even less. Our Tented Camping Safaris are ideal for people considering African Safaris but on a tight budget.
Africa no doubt is used synonymously with wildlife. Tanzania which is the 13th largest country in Africa alone has 16 national parks and 38% of its land is reserved for protected areas. The Serengeti ecosystem present in Tanzania hosts the largest terrestrial migration of mammals in the world in which approximately 1.7 million wildebeests and zebras set out for fresh grazing lands every year covering areas of Tanzania. Besides that it is also home to thousands of predators like lions, hyenas, leopards, cheetahs, and other wild animals like giraffes, elephants, warthogs, elands, waterbucks et cetera. Tanzania Budget Camping Safaris give you the opportunity to spend the night among these predators and wild animals in the middle of Tanzania National Parks. Lakes and rivers are considered ideal for tenting location as many animals visit the stream at night for quenching their thirst. You can also camp under the diverse coastal beaches, mountain plains, foothills from where you'll see a new world altogether at the night time.
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The warm glow of lantern light on canvas walls, billowing muslin in the gentle breeze and drifting off to sleep to the sounds of the African night…there is no better way to experience Africa than under nothing but canvas and a sky full of stars and this safari allows you to do just that. Combining lodge and tented camp stays, this classic Tanzanian safari promises an African adventure like no other. From here, travel to the tropical island of Zanzibar, where you discover the fascinating cultural history of Stone Town, and relax on the white sandy beaches, surrounded by the warm turquoise waters of the Indian Ocean.
You will be met by our representative at Kilimanjaro airport and transferred to your hotel in Arusha for dinner and overnight.
Overnight Mvuli Hotel
After breakfast you drive to Arusha National Park for morning game drive with picnic lunch. This is one of the smaller national parks in Tanzania, but it has a rich variety of wildlife and landscapes. From the swampy Ngurdoto Crater and alkaline lakes to dense jungle and the towering peaks of Mount Meru and Kilimanjaro. In the afternoon you go on a 2-hours forest hike on the base of Mount Meru to the Tululusia waterfall. Apart from the amazing view of this mountain from the park, it is also the best place to view the highest mountain in Africa, Mount Kilimanjaro. In the late afternoon return to Mvuli for dinner and overnight.
In the morning you drive to Lake Manyara National Park for a nature walk at the edge of the huge soda lake. After this walk you hop in the safari vehicle to continue for a game drive in Lake Manyara National Park. This park is known for its huge soda lake filled with pink-hued flamingos, large population of baboons, incredible birdlife and breathtaking views. You can see giraffes, elephants, hippos, buffaloes, zebras, flamingos and if you are lucky you spot a tree-climbing lion. In the late afternoon you will continue to Eileen’s trees inn for dinner and overnight.
After breakfast drive to Serengeti national park for game drive with picnic lunch. Serengeti is the park with the largest concentration of big mammals in the world. Here you will see most wildlife and this will probably be the highlight of your entire safari. Animals in the Serengeti include prides of lions, leopards, cheetahs, elephants, impalas, giraffes, hippos, warthogs, lots of birds and many more. In the late afternoon you will continue to Serengeti bush camp for dinner and overnight.
Today you go on a morning an afternoon game drive in the famous Serengeti National Park. If you want to spot the Big Five – lion, elephant, leopard, rhino and buffalo- all in one park, the Serengeti is one of the best places to do so. The abundance of wildlife in this park is unmatched anywhere else in Africa. Depending which time of the year you visit this park, you can also witness the Great Migration. It’s an impressive experience to see all those hoofed mammals, followed by iconic predators, migrate in a clockwise circle every year. In the late afternoon you will continue to Serengeti bush camp for dinner and overnight.
After breakfast you depart for a morning game drive in the Serengeti with picnic lunch. In the afternoon you visit a traditional Maasai village to get an insight in the lifestyle of these graceful warriors. After this exciting cultural experience, you drive to Eileen’s Trees Inn for dinner and overnight.
Today you set off towards the Ngorongoro Crater for a beautiful game drive. It shelters close to 30.000 animals including the Big Five. The crater teems with zebras, buffaloes, lions, wildebeest, warthogs, baboons, elephants, flamingos, ostriches, hippos, cheetahs and a small population of the rare black rhino. The beautiful colours and dancing clouds make the crater almost surreal. Because of its natural beauty the Ngorongoro Crater is chosen as one of Africa’s Seven Natural Wonders. In the late afternoon return to Eileen Trees Inn for dinner and overnight. Read more about the Ngorongoro Crater.
In the morning you drive back to Arusha. After lunch you continue to Arusha Airport for a flight to Zanzibar. Upon arrival on the tropical island you will be transferred to the historical Zanzibar Coffee house at Stone town for dinner and overnight. Read more about Zanzibar.
Spend a full day exploring the historical Stone Town. It is a fascinating labyrinth of narrow streets and alleyways that are a joy to explore. Discover the architectural gems, tasteful restaurants, churches, markets and gardens. There are plenty of interesting places to visit on a cultural tour, like the House of Wonders, Darajani market place, Sultan’s Palace and the Slave Market. The mix of Arab, Persian, Indian and European influences makes Stone Town absolutely unique. In the late afternoon you return to Zanzibar Coffee house for dinner and overnight.
Today you go on a spice tour. Walk with a guide through the villages and spice plantations where pepper, cinnamon, ginger, cloves, nutmeg, etc grows. The guide will explain how the plants grow and what we use it for. You continue your tour to Jozani Forest, the last indigenous forest on Zanzibar with impressive mangroves. Here you can view different kind of monkeys, like the rare red colobus monkeys, trees and plants. In the late afternoon you return to Zanzibar Coffee house for dinner and overnight.
The next 3 days you can relax at the beautiful Nungwi Beach. This is one of the best beaches on the island. It has a relaxed atmosphere with beautiful white sandy beaches and turquoise water that gently rolls onto the beach. You can spend the entire day at the beach, since the beaches in this northern part of the island are not as tidal. If you like to be more active, there are plenty of options, from village walks and sailing to scuba diving and snorkelling. You can book the activities at the Warere Beach Hotel where you stay.
After breakfast your private driver transfers you to Zanzibar Airport for your departure flight.
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