In the heart of East Africa, Tanzania offers a huge array of rugged landscapes, stunning wildlife and it is culturally rich with a diverse array of colorful tribes. On the Northern safari circuit, visit the iconic Ngorongoro Crater and the vast Serengeti plains for some of Africa’s greatest arrays of wildlife. Throw in Tarangire National Park’s booming elephant population, set among the beautiful Baobab forests, for a complete experience.
Those looking to escape and explore head South to the wilds of Ruaha National Park and the vast Selous Reserve. These areas offer an absolute wilderness with few other visitors yet expansive landscapes and wildlife to savor. Flights are available from Dar es Salaam into airstrips in Ruaha and Selous.
Far to the west lies Lake Tanganyika, a huge freshwater lake, and Mahale Mountains National Park inhabited by a habituated band of chimpanzees and the site of Jane Goodall’s original research. Greystoke Mahale is the tented camp to stay at on the shores of Tanganyika. Over the water lies Katavi National Park a huge chunk of virgin wilderness with very few visitors due to it’s isolation.
The iconic dome and glaciers of Kilimanjaro lure many climbers worldwide to the highest point in Africa. The climbs are not technical however altitude is the main challenge with the peak rising to 5,800 meters. We recommend longer scenic hikes of 6-7 days in order to see fewer people and lessen the impact of altitude. The gorgeous Indian Ocean coastline and Swahili charms of exotic Zanzibar offer a fitting end to any safari. Let the pictures do the talking…
The Serengeti National Park hosts the wildebeest migration and is renowned for its expansive wildlife population. Read More
Ruaha National Park is a stunning wildlife escape in the south of the country. Read More
Selous Game Reserve was designated a UNESCO World Heritage Site due to its wildlife diversity and undisturbed nature. Read More
The Ngorongoro crater is one of the world’s largest inactive volcanic caldera and lying within is an amazing wildlife spectacle. Read More
Tarangire National Park is famous for its elephant migration, birding and authentic safari atmosphere. Read More
The Serengeti National Park hosts the wildebeest migration and is renowned for its expansive wildlife population. The spectacular granite rock outcrops (Kopjes) provide fabulous backdrops for lions and other resident wildlife. Seasonal due to the availability of water and grass conditions let us guide you to the best areas of the Serengeti at any given time.
Ruaha National Park is a stunning wildlife escape in the south of the country. With few visitors yet an astonishing number of predators, elephant and other wildlife it’s worth making the extra effort to get there.
Selous Game Reserve was designated a UNESCO World Heritage Site due to its wildlife diversity and undisturbed nature; it’s also the largest wildlife reserve in Africa. The Rufiji River bisects the Reserve and is a lifeline for the huge numbers of hippo, crocodile, elephant and other resident species, including superb bird life.
The Ngorongoro crater is one of the world’s largest inactive volcanic caldera and lying within is an amazing wildlife spectacle. The Crater is one of nature’s incredible gifts and the outlying Conservation area, adjacent to the Serengeti, is home to the annual wildebeest birthing spectacle.
Tarangire National Park is famous for its elephant migration, birding and authentic safari atmosphere. A popular stop en-route to the Crater and Serengeti and the neighboring concession areas offer excellent walking and fantastic night driving opportunities.