Duration

30 Days

Country

Tanzania

Best Time

All year

Price From

US $10000

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Overview

Beyond imagination, we travel across Tanzania from the lowest part of the country to the highest peak of Africa. We explore, experience, and create our travel world. From Selous Game reserve to home for endangered Gorillas, Gombe !. We don’t stop until we reach the endless plain of Serengeti National park where millions of wildlife roam everywhere to show-case to the world the true magic of nature. Here comes when we finish our journey by climbing the African Giant on Sky, the Snow-capped mountain in tropical areas of the mighty Kilimanjaro through the  Marangu route. Just in thirty (30) days, we start the African Safari count-down. Tell us how we can help in planning your Tanzania vacation.

Scope

  • Duration: 30 Days Tanzania Prime Safari
  • Price: US $–per person sharing
  • Destination: Selous , Gombe , Mahale , Mikumi , Ruaha, Arusha, Serengeti ,Mount Kilimanjaro
  • Activities: Climbing, Sightseeing & Chimp Trekking
  • Enjoy charming and warmly team soon after arrival at the Airport and drop off at the hotel
  • Enjoy the short ride from the airport to the hotel depending on arrival time, you can experience the road traffic before reaching the hotel depending on arrival time.
  • Expect to meet our team for tour briefing and other arrangements
  • A beautiful start of the day with a heavy breakfast and a hot shower at the hotel
  • Expect to spend  many hours while on a game drive and short flight connecting you to the other destinations
  • Expect to travel with not only a travel guide but also a friendly and knowledgeable safari expert
  • Expect to enjoy the stunning view of the southern highland safari circuits including Selous and Ruaha National park but what about Mikumi National park?
  • Expect the welcoming groups of chimps in these two unique parks while in Africa Safari.
  • Climb to the free-standing mountain on Earth. Mount Kilimanjaro 
  • Stunning view of Mahale Mountain and Lake Tanganyika  while doing chimp trekking
  • Expect to spend some minutes waiting for clearance at the park gate of Mahale & Gombe
  • Open your heart and mind for learning and experience the gorilla life.
  • In Gombe & Mahale! we let the true nature amaze you, a typical walking tour where you can enjoy while learning the true essence and history of these parks.
  • Delicious and healthy meals served on time, depending on the type of accommodation option you have chosen ( lodge, hotel, camping)…
  • Experience mount Kilimanjaro climbing through the Marangu route 
  • Also, you will have an option  to visit cultural villages for an authentic Africa experience
  • Sleep in a safe and neatly adventurous environment safe from wild animals and mosquitos
  • Expect direct communication with the ground team for tour monitoring but also in-case of any emergency. Your safety is our priority.
  • Return to Arusha for airport transfer or other arrangements with the Blessing Safaris team.

Itinerary

After the check-in at the Daresalaam International Airport, our driver (s) will be there ready to transfer you to the hotel. Depending on the arrival time it’s possible to meet your safari guide for a tour briefing but also we advise you to take your time to rest for the fresh start of your safari after a long trip from your country. Welcome to Tanzania!

Accommodation:Airport Transit Lodge

After breakfast, our driver-guide will pick up you from Dar-es-salaam and drive you to Selous Game Reserve. On arrival late afternoon, short rest for lunch before depart for a boat safari experience in the Rufiji river which is among the biggest water systems in East Africa, you will be able to see Hippos, Crocodiles, and other animals in their natural habitat. Later in the evening, drive to the Lodge for dinner and overnight.

Accommodation: Selous Mapumziko Lodge

After breakfast, start another beautiful day exploring Selous Game Reserve which is reputed to be best off the beaten track wildlife safari destination away from the crowds. Spend a full day for a game drive while enjoying your picnic lunch in the bush. Selous is Africa’s largest wildlife reserve and Tanzania’s most extensive protected area; it is home to a large population of Elephants, Buffalo, and wild dogs. Expect to see other animals such as Lions, giraffes, Zebras, Kudus, Impala, Leopards, crocodiles, and 350 species of birds. After a full day game drive, return to the lodge for dinner and overnight.

Accommodation: Selous Mapumziko Lodge

After getting breakfast, check out and proceed by crossing the north of Selous and drive to Mikumi National Park. On arrival, check-in to the lodge before starting your first game drive in Mikumi National Park, Mikumi is the fourth largest national park in Tanzania. The park has a wide variety of wildlife that can be easily spotted and is also well acclimatized to game viewing. During the evening return to your lodge for dinner and overnight.

Accommodation: Mikumi Adventure Lodge

Wake up in the morning for your breakfast then start the full game drive within Mikumi National park. The Mikumi flood plain is one of the park’s most significant features bordering the mountain ranges. You will be able to see calm Elephants in this beautiful national park. Not only that but also, expect to see Wildebeest, Buffaloes, Giraffes, Lions, Zebras, leopards, wild dogs, and the different species of birds. During the evening return to the Lodge for dinner and overnight.

Accommodation:Mikumi Adventure Lodge

After breakfast, start a long day drive to Ruaha National Park with a packed lunch box. On arrival in Iringa check in at the camp for rest, dinner, and overnight.

Accommodation:Mabata Makali

After breakfast in the morning, leave the lodge for a full day game drive with a packed lunch box, This Park is one of the few of Tanzania’s famous wilderness areas where the tourist can have a rare experience of game viewing spiced up by the fascinating landscape. After lunch in the park, you will continue with the game drive till the evening return to the camp for dinner and overnight.

Accommodation:Mabata Makali

The morning after breakfast, transfer to the airstrip for a charter flight to Katavi National Park. On arrival, check-in to your luxury tented camp for lunch then proceed with a half-day game drive. In the late evening return to the camp for dinner and overnight

Accommodation: Katavi Wildlife Camp

The morning after breakfast, leave the camp for a full day of game drives, take a short break for a picnic lunch before proceeding on game viewing. Expect to see different animals such as Impala, Buffaloes, Giraffes, Cheetah, Hippos, Bushbuck, antelopes, and Elephants. Not only that but also expect to see bird species like Spoonbills, Pelicans, Saddle-billed stocks, and Paradise flycatcher. After a long day of game viewing return to the camp for dinner and Overnight.

Accommodation: Katavi Wildlife Camp 

After breakfast, today you will explore the South-East of the park, visit lake Chada and Katima River. Expect to see the greatest population of crocodiles and hippos in their natural habitats. Lions and Leopards can sometimes be seen in the area hunting for their prey visiting the lake for water drinking. In the evening, drive to the other luxury camp available in  Katavi National Park for dinner and overnight.

Accommodation:Chada Katavi Camp

After breakfast, check out and depart to the Mahale Mountains National Park on a shared chartered flight. On arrival at the airstrip, you will have a boat transfer to the luxurious camp, after lunch at the camp, depart for Chimps tracking in the Mahale Mountains. Return to the camp in the evening for dinner and overnight.

Accommodation:Greystoke  Mahale Camp

Wake up in the morning for breakfast and then leave the camp for Chimps tracking and bird-watching tour in Mahale mountains. The park is very famous for chimpanzees, enjoy your day by hiking to the beautiful mountain forest with your picnic lunch. Return to the camp later for leisure dinner and overnight.

Accommodation:Greystoke Mahale Camp

After breakfast, depart for morning chimpanzee trekking. Afternoon return to the camp for lunch. After a short relaxation, depart for lake activities until sundown where you return to the camp for dinner and overnight.

Accommodation:Greystoke Mahale Camp

The morning after breakfast, you will take a boat ride to Kigoma town for lunch, After lunch, your adventure proceeds by transferred to the lake for a boat all the way to Gombe National Park, after lunch at Gombe Forest Camp, depart for Chimpanzee tracking in the forest, evening return to the lodge for dinner and overnight.

Accommodation: Gombe Forest Lodge

After breakfast, leave the camp for Chimpanzee Tracking in the forest, after a picnic lunch in the forest, spend the rest of the time trekking to Kakombe Waterfalls where you will make your day so special. Evening return to your luxurious camp for dinner and overnight.

Accommodation: Gombe Forest Lodge

After breakfast, depart to the lake ready for a boat back to Kigoma town for lunch. After lunch, discover the city of Kigoma and Ujiji town. Evening return to the hotel for dinner and overnight.

After breakfast, check out and depart to the Airport for a shared chartered flight to Serengeti National Park. On arrival at Seronera Airstrip, transfer to the luxury tented camps within the Serengeti for lunch and relaxation, it is possible to enjoy the evening game drive before returning to the camps for dinner and overnight.

Accommodation: Whisper Camps Serengeti

Spend three days exploring the rolling plains of Serengeti National Park in search of the large predators and the gentle herbivores on which they feed. Three days dedicated to full exploration of this endless plain in Tanzania, it’s beyond the game drive, depending on the time of year, if you’re lucky you could witness the wildebeest migration, one of the world natural phenomena in human history here in Serengeti. Also expect to see, lions, elephants, giraffes, zebras, monkeys, baboons, hippos, rhinos, antelopes, and many birds and other species.

Accommodation: Whisper Camps Serengeti.

After enjoying the last breakfast in the wild, we return to Arusha soon after breakfast while enjoying an en-route game drive. We believe you have learned, enjoyed, and exchange social tokens with the friendly team you have met with from Dar-es-Salaam to Serengeti, now we move to the safari city know as Arusha.

Accomodation:Maasai Land Safari Lodge

Morning check-out from the hotel and drive to Ilkiding’ a village for a cultural tourism program. Spend your day with Maasai people visit a primary school, blacksmith, traditional healer. Enjoy a walking safari around the field where you can see coffee and banana plantation. Afternoon you will enjoy a traditional meal, with a live performance from a Maasai dancing group. Late evening drive to the lodge to meet your mountain guide for Mount Kilimanjaro briefing and equipment checking.

Accomodation: Maasai Land Safari Lodge 

You will be picked up from your hotel by your team for your trip to Kilimanjaro. After arriving at the gate, you will register and change your clothes if necessary while waiting for the climbing permit. After obtaining the permit, your adventure starts from the main way until reaching the path leading to the first camp. On halfway, stop for a picnic lunch at the rainforest. You can see Blue Monkeys, Hartlaub’s Turaco, and Impatiens Kilimanjari on your way up to the campsite. After arriving at Machame camp, you will be welcome by the friendly team, your waiter will provide you with hot water for washing followed by tea/coffee with popcorn to regain your energy while waiting for your first dinner on Kilimanjaro Mountain.

Hiking time: 5hours Hiking distance 11 km

Wake up earlier in the morning for your first breakfast on the mountain, start your second day leaving the rain forest, and ascending through heather and open moorland. Experience walking over the rocky ridge on the Shira Plateau until you reach the highest point of the day, there you can see the campsite below. After registration at the camp, you will be supplied with hot water for washing, cups of tea/coffee with popcorn, and start the very short walk to Shira cave before dinner time.

Hiking time: 6hours Hiking distance 5 km

The morning after your heavy breakfast, start your day walking to Barranco Camp through the lava tower. On your way up, you can see the Shira 2 camp on the other side of the Lemosho route, you can also see people coming from there too. You will lately reach the junction connecting people from the Lemosho route a few hours before arriving at the lava tower 4600m A camp where you can have your lunch. The Lava Tower is a volcanic rock which was formed by volcanic activity many years ago, this is a good point for acclimatization for people going overnight down the Barranco valley. After lunch at the lava tower camp, your journey proceeds the way down to Barranco camp (the home for Senecio) for dinner and overnight.

  • Hiking time and distance from Shira Cave to lava tower: 4hours, 7km
  • Hiking time and distance from lava tower to Barranco camp: 2 hours, 3km

This morning after breakfast, you conquer the Barranco wall which is also known as breakfast. It is somehow a technical part of the whole trek where you experience hugging and kissing the rocks in some part of the trail. The trail is very busy at the beginning, If you don’t like the traffic, you have two options, to leave the camp earlier or late after the big groups, you will decide the best option with your guides before you go to bed. 1 hour later, you reach the top of Barranco wall, your journey produced by descent until you reach Karanga river (the last water point) where you ascend a few minutes to the camp for dinner and overnight.

Hiking time: 4hours Hiking distance 6km

Wake up the morning for breakfast and be prepared to leave the camp, the next camp is not for today, the trail is also not that steep except the last part a few minutes before reaching the camp, you will have your lunch and rest yourself waiting for dinner time. Unlike other days, today you will have your dinner earlier to make sure that you get enough time to sleep for the summit night. You will get a summit briefing from your guides before you go to sleep, they will advise about how to wear for the summit, what to carry with you, how to walk, and much more advice to make sure you have a successful summit.

Hiking time: 4hours Hiking distance 4km

Today you wake up early around 11 pm for summit preparation and breakfast. Unlike other daysyour breakfast will be very early and light. After breakfast, you will start your summit journey at midnight. The first 2 hours are a bit steep but manageable, don’t rush just walk at your slow pace. It is your special night, enjoy it by walking slowly (pole pole). You might be exhausted on the way up but never give up, just push yourself while drinking frequently. It is better to drink a lot of water at the beginning because your water might freeze as you move to the high altitude. When you reach Stella Point 5,756m, take photos and spend a short time drinking your tea or hot water. Your journey proceeds 1 more hour from Stella Point to Uhuru Peak. On arrival, take your time to celebrate conquering the peak of Africa and enjoying the beautiful sunrise, crater view, and glaciers. Take as many photos as you can at Uhuru peak and on your way down to the base camp. After getting back to the base camp, you will be welcomed by our team members by a glass of juice and breakfast. After a short break, you get your lunch before descending to Mweka camp 3100 m. On arrival, you will get water for washing and resting. Today you will enjoy your last dinner and your last night on Kilimanjaro. Hopefully, you will get a better night’s sleep due to physical exhaustion.

  • Hiking time and distance from barafu to Stella point: 6 hours, 4 km
  • Hiking time and distance from Stela point to Uhuru Peak: 1hours 1 km
  • Hiking time and distance from Uhuru Peak to Barafu camp: 3hours, 5 km
  • Hiking time and distance from Barafu camp to Mweka Camp: 4hours,7.5 km
  • Hiking time and distance from Mweka camp to Mweka gate: 3hours, 10 km

After the last breakfast on the mountain, you will descend about 10 km, 3hours through the rainforest to Mweka Gate, on arrival you will check out and your guide will collect your certificates and be ready to drive to the hotel in Arusha for a shower and celebrations.

Accomodation: Maasai Land Safari Lodge 

Depending on your flying time, we will take you to the airport to catch your home flight. As we come to the end of our Africa safari, our team wishes you a safe journey back home, we are delighted to express our gratitude for choosing us as your host in Africa. We believe you have learned, enjoyed, and exchange social tokens with our friendly team.  Bon, voyage

Costs & Inclusions

Check the availability and departure dates, and costs for this tour. However, the set dates listed are particularly quoted for the group joining opportunity, if the list is not suitable for you and you want to customize this trip, please feel free to contact us for your customized departure date. Meanwhile, Private trips are available on any date of your selection that suits you.

  • Airport Transfers (upon Arrival and Departure)
  • All accommodation while in Tanzania
  • Full board accommodation on Climbing
  • Emergency oxygen tanks
  • Oxygen Tanks Pulse Oximeter
  • Fair salaries for Porters, Cook, and Guides
  • Full board accommodation on safari
  • All entrance fees and Government taxes.
  • Services of Professional multilingual mountain and safari guide
  • Enough litters of mineral water per person per day.
  • Safari jeep 4×4 with pop up roof suitable for game viewing
  • Unlimited mileage on the safari
  • All flight fees while in Tanzania
  • International and local airfare.
  • Optional tours example, Balloon Safaris $500 per person.
  • Personal expenses example Laundry, beverages, etc.
  • Yellow fever vaccinations
  • Items of a personal nature such as passport, visa, and traveler’s insurance.
  •  Tips for driver-guide
  • Tips for Porters, Cook, and Guides
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Booking Process

If you’re satisfied enough with the information, you can book this tour directly, remember to confirm your booking by a deposit of 10% of the total cost per person. This is needed to secure accommodation and other services which belong to third parties. At that point, we will issue you with an invoice that includes a balance due date. We must receive the full payment not less than thirty (30) days before the departure date. In the case of holidays booked within less than thirty (30) days of the departure date, we must receive the full cost within seven (7) working days of our sending written confirmation and invoice. In the case of non-payment of the balance by the due date, we reserve the right to cancel your booking and retain your deposit, as well as any other cancellation charges. Before you do any payment don’t hesitate to discuss with your tour planner the best option. Your satisfaction is our happiness.

Meet Elibariki,

Your Tanzania Safari Specialist.

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+255 742 696 430

Meet Elibariki,

Your Tanzania Safari Specialist.

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+255 742 696 430

General Travel Information

Tanzania is situated directly south of the Equator and covers 938,000 sq. km with an estimated population of 40 million people. The country is densely populated in the northern, eastern and coastal areas while the southern part is not densely populated.

Climate. Tanzania climate is tropical and there are two rain seasons the longer being March through May and the shorter between October and November. The dry season lasts from July through October with clear sky and sunshine the whole day. The weather is suitable for beach vacations. The coastal area is normally hot and humid.

Visa: Coming to Tanzania has been made easy for visitors. It is easy to obtain a Tanzanian visa and there are three ways to obtain it: You can get a visa from a Tanzanian Embassy or High Commission from your country or upon arrival at the port of entry or you can apply online via Tanzania Immigration site, that is, the airport or at the border port. The above procedure applies to North American and European citizens. For more details about visas please contact the nearest Tanzanian Embassy or High Commission in your area.

Tanzania’s International Airports: Tanzania has two international airports, one outside the commercial capital Dar es Salaam (airport code: DAR) and the other near Arusha (and Mount Kilimanjaro) called Kilimanjaro International Airport (airport code: JRO). Charter flights and some international operators fly directly to Zanzibar Island (airport code: ZNZ)

Getting to Tanzania: If you’re planning to visit Northern Tanzania, the best airport to arrive at is Kilimanjaro International Airport (KIA). KLM has daily flights from Amsterdam. Ethiopian and Kenya Airways / Precision Air also fly into KIA.

If you’re planning to visit Zanzibar, southern and western Tanzania, it is ideal to fly to the capital city of Dar es Salaam. European carriers that fly into Dar es Salaam include British Airways, KLM and Swissair(which share codes with Delta). There are long-distance bus services between Tanzania, Kenya, and Uganda.

Attractions: The country has a lot to offer educationally, historically, for leisure and adventures. These adventures are safaris (game) driving in the National Parks like Serengeti, Manyara, and Tarangire to see wildlife, historical sites such as museums, landscapes, mountains, beaches, lakes, rivers, and culture.

Social life: The country has more than 120 tribes. Each tribe has its own vernacular. Although there are many languages “Swahili” was adopted as the national language in 1961 right after independence. The language has spread and is being used in the neighboring countries of Uganda, Kenya, and Central Africa. English is the second official language of the nation. You will find that Tanzanians are very welcoming and friendly.

Political system: Tanzania is perhaps the leading country on the continent of Africa for its political stability, peace, and tranquility. The political system is multi-party and the government is democratic. Political and religious conflicts are resolved through dialogue. In short, religious and tribal conflicts are very rare in this country because every citizen is free to worship as he/she pleases provided that one does not violate the law of the land

Currency: The national currency of Tanzania is the “shilling” (Tshs). Exchange rates vary and are subject to change anytime. Credit cards such as Euro-card, American Express, Master Card, Access, and Visa are accepted by most tourists’ hotels, carving shops, bureau de change, and banks. Also, Traveler’s Cheques in sterling pounds and US dollars are acceptable.

Religions: Because of its historical diversity Tanzania is a land of various religions. Nevertheless, the major religions are Christianity, Islam, Hindu, and African Traditional Religions. On the east coast – Dar es salaam, Bagamoyo, Zanzibar, and Tanga – the dominant religions are Islam and Hindu. This is due to the advent of Arabs and Eastern Indians which led to the spread of the two religions. The mainland is dominantly Christian and this is since European colonists, like Arabs, spread the Christian religion to the indigenous people.

Infrastructure & Accessibility: Major roads are paved and accessible throughout the year. Side roads and those around and within the National Parks are muddy and rough. For this reason, a 4WD car is required for safaris. Four-wheel cars include Toyota Land Cruisers, Land Rovers, and Toyota Hiace 4WD. These are the cars commonly used. The railway is also used in the eastern, southern, central, and western parts of the country.

Time: The time zone is GMT + 3 and the electricity is 220 – 240 V AC, 50 Hz.

This comes not actually from the company side but has something to do with yourself, you may wish to support locals by buying souvenirs or you may arrange some extra tours around the city or tipping to your team. Is the best way to acknowledge others as one of the best practices in life. Feel comfortable to discuss with your tour planner anytime

As any other endeavor challenges are part of the journey, you may experience congestion while arriving or you may experience network outage in most of the areas while on safari. Bear in mind that there are challenges which we can control as human beings but in case of natural disasters that we do not wish to happen if we are supposed to stop your tour, immediate actions are necessary to save a life.

Packing for a Tanzania safari is vastly different from packing for just about any other trip, and it offers a different challenge depending on whether you’re a solo traveler, family or couples. Not only do most safari-goers have weight restrictions on bush flights (a typical weight restriction is 15 kilograms or 33 pounds total per person, including camera equipment and carry-ons), but you also have the challenge of knowing which types of clothes to wear on safari are appropriate. We’ve been leading tours for years in Tanzania, and have put together our tips for what to pack for an African safari.
Duffel or soft-sided bag, TSA approved clear toiletry case,2 pairs of pants in the breathable fabric in earth tones,1 – 2 long sleeve shirts in chambray or earth tones,3 layering tanks or T-shirts, Utility jacket, Light scarf, Sports bra, Wide brim hat with chin strap, Closed-toe shoes like trail runners or fashion sneakers with good traction, Waterproof dry bag, Moisturizer, Sunscreen, Insect repellent with Deet, conditioner, Lip balm, Plug adapters/converters, USB flash drive, Memory cards for your camera and First aid kit

Travel insurance is very crucial once it comes to travel around the world, for any traveler. Getting travel insurance in Tanzania made easy through third parties companies which are dealing specifically with evacuation in case of any emergency during your tour, we do not sale it but we will be happy to recommend reliable compressive travel insurance that covers things like emergency helicopter rescue, medical evacuations expense it will be assisted protection tour to cover personal injury, repatriation expenses, and any kind of possibility illness will be covered. Having good travel insurance guarantees peace of mind while traveling, safety comes first.

Frequently Asked Questions

We are determined to ensure that you experience the luxury of genuinely memorable travel. On every trip, we aim to create a ‘charmed space’ within which you can relax, absorb fresh insights, be stimulated and charmed by new encounters – and have fun!

Whether traveling alone or with friends, Blessing Safaris guests often mention how particularly agreeable they find their traveling companions. our groups are deliberately small, comprising 2 to 7 guests especially for safari.

Our team carefully researched and focused on trips which attract people with the same interest and naturally get on well with each other through their shared interests.

Once you confirm your booking on a tour you will be sent further practical information – packing tips, detailed itineraries, including advice on health, passport and visa requirements, and minimum and maximum numbers of guests on tours.

Memorable meals are one of the hallmarks of an excellent holiday. With the support of the best cooks, the quality of food and drink service is guaranteed. Depending on the service level or type of tour you have chosen, pre-discussion with your tour planner is a win-win situation for an enjoyable diet. Other tours are accompanied by our cook and others are inclusive service from our accommodation partners include hotels, private camps, and luxury lodges

Help us to help you by organizing even better tours, and save money. If you contact us in advance you will save a big deal in terms of price as you have the best time for negotiation and customization of the tour with a safari planner and save more.

Why not? , We offer private tours whether you’re alone or with family and friends celebrating a special anniversary or planning a reunion of family and friends you can discuss with us. We can create a special itinerary away from traffic, travel in style with the itinerary specifically shaped to your requirements.

The answer is absolutely yes! The areas where safaris are organized are safe and free of political chaos. We conduct safaris in places that are politically stable to assure our clients’ safety and enjoyment.

Our Professional Safari Guides are well trained about wild animal behaviors and they have enough experience to lead our clients in the wilderness. Our vehicles are 4×4 Toyota Land Cruiser and Land Rovers with a hutched roof to give maximum visibility of a game.

African safaris guarantee unlimited sightseeing; millions of animals, birds, and plant life are the core characters of the African savanna. You roam across the countryside in search of Elephants, Lions, Rhinos, Cape buffalo, and Leopards (the so-called “Big Five”). On any given day, you will encounter Blue Wildebeests, Zebras, a large variety of antelope species, Gazelles, Giraffes, Baboons, and Hippos. The birdlife is fantastic – in some areas, up to 400 bird species have been identified! Think of the majestic Baobab tree (some tribes believe that the tree was indeed planted upside-down!), and there are hundreds of varieties of thorn trees! You will also see the acacia-dotted landscape, endless plains, majestic mountains, and the most beautiful sunsets and sunrises one could ever imagine! Think of a late afternoon thunderstorm, short but violent, and then the beautiful rainbow.

This aspect is much overstated. You will rarely see a snake, but if you do, it will most likely be from the safety of your safari vehicle. Tents and lodges all have bug screens fitted to windows and doors. In most areas where bugs or mosquitoes are prevalent, rooms and tents are also equipped with mosquito nets, adding to the idealistic ambiance. Bear in mind that malaria is a threat in most wildlife areas, and it is necessary to consult your doctor for advice before embarking on your safari.

Tanzania destinations are accessible throughout the year but we advise you to take your tours during the dry session for the safari so as you can enjoy the best sightings at this time as the grasses and bush are at their least dense. July to October and December through February. The green session includes March through June. Discuss with us for the best option if you have also a plan to coincides with Wildebeest Migration in Serengeti National Park

Note – the migration is a natural event and the timing varies month by month; year by year. A good thing is it won’t happen in one day it takes time to complete. And we update most of our clients once the migration starts, so if your great desire is to witness the migration communicate with us in advance so as we can try our best to assure your encounter. Please note that the vast majority of travelers do not witness the wildebeest crossing of the Mara as the timing and duration varies widely each year. The best probable months are July, August, September

Around the turn of the century (until the ’30s and ’40s), mobile tenting was the only option, and “camp as you go” was the standard practice. Over the years the luxury connected with the traditional mobile tenting safari has increased. By the same token, one can understand that the cost of having a “luxury hotel” following one around in Africa is expensive. However, most people settle for permanent tented camps. Because they are “permanent” they can be equipped with flush toilets and traditional bathroom fixtures and conveniences. Don’t be misled by terminology – a permanent tented camp offers the comfort of a 5-star hotel but with the romance and adventure of being surrounded by the sights and sounds of Africa.

(We suggest you remember) insect repellent (the best way to prevent malaria and other insect-borne diseases), sunscreen, cap or hat, sunglasses, binoculars, detergent powder if you want to wash some clothes yourself, hand-wipes small flashlight, aspirin, diarrhea medicine, rain jacket, poncho or collapsible umbrella, plastic bags (for wet clothes, swimsuit and for keeping dust away from camera equipment), Kleenex/toilet tissue a neck chain for eyeglasses if you take them off to use binoculars and cameras, any medical prescription you need, masking tape or labels for marking exposed films cans, film, extra camera batteries.

Although more than 200 languages and dialects are spoken throughout Africa, this presents no problem as English is spoken throughout East and Southern Africa. Apart from English, all our professional guides are multilingual so we get you covered