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Udzungwa National Park

Udzungwa is the largest and with most biodiversity and a chain of a dozen large forest-swathed mountains that rise majestically from the flat coastal scrub of eastern Tanzania. Known collectively as the Eastern Arc Mountains, this archipelago of isolated massifs has also been dubbed as the African Galapagos for its treasure-trove of endemic plants and [...]

By | 2017-09-12T16:48:58+00:00 September 12th, 2017|Southern Circuit|0 Comments

Ruaha National Park

Ruaha National Park is the largest national park in Tanzania. It covers an area of about 13,000 square kilometres. It is located in the middle of Tanzania about 130 kilometres from Iringa. The park is part of a more extensive ecosystem, which includes Rungwa Game Reserve, Usangu Game Reserve, and several other protected areas. The [...]

By | 2017-09-12T14:59:35+00:00 September 12th, 2017|Southern Circuit|0 Comments

Gombe Stream National Park Highlights

Gombe Stream National Park is located in western Kigoma Region, Tanzania, 20 km north of Kigoma. Established in 1968, Gombe is the smallest national park in Tanzania, with only 52 sq km of forest running along the hills of the eastern shore of Lake Tanganyika. It is located only 100km north of Mahale Mountains National [...]

By | 2017-09-12T14:52:53+00:00 September 12th, 2017|Western Circuit|0 Comments

Katavi National Park

Park history Formerly a game reserve, the park was established in 1974. The park is located 40km south of Mpanda town, being Tanzania’s third largest national park it covers an area of 4,471 square km after Ruaha and Serengeti. How to get there By Air: Several companies arrange charter flight from Dar es Salam, Mwanza [...]

By | 2017-09-12T14:25:05+00:00 September 12th, 2017|Western Circuit|0 Comments

TARANGIRE NATIONAL PARK

The fierce sun sucks the moisture from the landscape, baking the earth a dusty red, the withered grass as brittle as straw. The Tarangire River has shriveled to a shadow of its wet season self. But it is choked with wildlife. Thirsty nomads have wandered hundreds of parched kilometers knowing that here, always, there is [...]

By | 2017-09-12T13:07:16+00:00 September 12th, 2017|Northern Circuit|0 Comments

Serengeti National Park

THE GREAT KNOW ANIMAL MIGRATION A million wildebeest... each one driven by the same ancient rhythm, fulfilling its instinctive role in the inescapable cycle of life: a frenzied three-week bout of territorial conquests and mating; survival of the fittest as 40km (25 mile) long columns plunge through crocodile-infested waters on the annual exodus north; replenishing [...]

By | 2017-09-12T13:04:33+00:00 September 12th, 2017|Northern Circuit|0 Comments

Ngorongoro Conservation Area

The Ngorongoro Conservation Area The Ngorongoro Conservation Area spans vast expanses of highland plains, savanna, savanna woodlands and forests. Established in 1959 as a multiple land use area, with wildlife coexisting with semi-nomadic Maasai pastoralists practicing traditional livestock grazing, it includes the spectacular Ngorongoro Crater, the world’s largest caldera. The property has global importance for [...]

By | 2017-09-12T12:57:55+00:00 September 12th, 2017|Northern Circuit|0 Comments

Mount Kilimanjaro

Mount Kilimanjaro, with its three volcanic cones, "Kibo", "Mawenzi", and "Shira", is a dormant volcano in Tanzania. It is the highest mountain in Africa, and rises approximately 4,900 m (16,000 ft) from its base to 5,895 metres (19,341 ft) above sea level. The first recorded ascent to the summit of the mountain was by Hans [...]

By | 2017-09-12T12:54:51+00:00 September 12th, 2017|Mountain Climbing, Northern Circuit|0 Comments

LAKE MANYARA

Stretching for 50km along the base of the rusty-gold 600-metre high Rift Valley escarpment, Lake Manyara is a scenic gem, with a setting extolled by Ernest Hemingway as “the loveliest I had seen in Africa”. The compact game-viewing circuit through Manyara offers a virtual microcosm of the Tanzanian safari experience. From the entrance gate, the [...]

By | 2017-09-12T12:46:22+00:00 September 12th, 2017|Northern Circuit|0 Comments