To get straight to the point: a trip to Tanzania is not cheap. Something you most likely do not want to hear right now. And perhaps not even expected. To be honest with you, a private safari is one of the most extraordinary yet expensive experiences. So what makes a safari trip so costly? And what price can you expect for your own holiday? We will explain it to you and share some valuable tips to make your safari to Tanzania more budget-friendly! Tanzania safari prices explained Choosing Tanzania as your next holiday destination is saying yes to a once in a lifetime experience. But it also comes at a price. Because transparency is important to us, we want to create a better understanding of what makes a Tanzania safari so costly. 1. Maintenance of the safari vehicles The safari cars are an essential part of your trip, as you will spend a large part of your journey in them. They should not only take you safely from one park to another, but also be comfortable and allow you to enjoy the
Feeling sad that the winter has set in? That the days are short and filled with work or school? No need! Because it is a perfect excuse to start thinking about your next holiday destination! In this article we will give you 10 reasons why Tanzania is one of the Top Safari Destinations in Africa. And why it should be on your bucket list for 2022! 1. Mount Kilimanjaro Let’s start with the Roof of Africa. Mount Kilimanjaro is Tanzania’s icon and for many climbers the “Everest of Africa”. If you arrive by plane during the day, you may witness the snow-capped peak emerging from the clouds. It is the highest free standing mountain the world at 5,895 meters and one of world’s most accessible high summits. You do not have to be super fit or experienced to plan an expedition to the Kilimanjaro top. And if you can’t climb it, then drink it. 😉 2. Garden of Eden Tanzania boasts some of the largest national parks and game reserves in Africa. With Selous the size of the country De
Climbing Mount Kilimanjaro (5,895 meters) is a once in a lifetime experience. Also known as one of the world’s most accessible high summits, it attracts thousands of visitors to stand on the “Roof of Africa”. And you know what? You don’t have to be super fit, experienced or skilled to reach its snowed peak. Most climbers reach the top with little more than a walking stick, protective clothing and good preparation. And lots of determination! Even you can do it with these 7 tips before starting your expedition. 1. Best season to climb Kilimanjaro Technically, Mount Kilimanjaro can be climbed year-round. However, if your travel dates are flexible you might as well choose the most favorable season: the driest and warmest months of the year, with the highest chance of clear weather. Generally, the best months to climb Kilimanjaro are January-February and September-October. However, as these are the most popular months of the year, book your trip as early as possible to ensure availability.
Venturing out on safari in wet season does not particularly sound attractive at first thought, right? However, what lodges consider as low season, we rather call it the ‘green’ season. The truth is that this low season in Tanzania is quite special. There are some major benefits to traveling off peak that you might even not know. We will share with you 5 reasons why traveling in Tanzania during green season is absolutely amazing. And pssst, don’t tell anyone!
For every guest we aim to create the perfect holiday. A private safari that entirely matches your individual needs and wishes. But how well do you know what you are looking for? Are you looking for authentic experiences away from the crowds? Do you like to meet new people and learn about different cultures? Or are you a true safari lover who wants to get lost in the magic of wild Africa? We drafted five different types of safari travelers. Which one are you? 1. The Wildlife Enthusiast As a true wildlife fan you are traveling to Africa for only one reason: seeing wild animals! As many and from as close as possible. Probably you have created a wildlife checklist and you are determined not to return home without having seen the Big 5. The wide savanna plains of the Serengeti National Park with its wildebeest migration, the magnificent Ngorongoro Crater but also the scenic Tarangire National Park do not miss out in your itinerary. You are the first one up in the morning, ready for a
Tanzania is an extremely diverse country, with abundant wildlife, exotic culture and ancient cities. However, there are tons of interesting facts about Tanzania that you probably had not heard of before. Tanzania is around eight times the land area of the UK (or half the land area of Western Europe), and has just over half the population (36 million) of UK. About half the population of Tanzania are under 15 years old. Africa blackwood trees, commonly seen in Tanzania, are the most expensive hardwood tree in the world. The mountain’s snow caps are diminishing, having lost more than 80 percent of their mass since 1912. In fact, they may be completely ice free within the next 20 years, according to scientists. Tanzania is one of the most diverse countries in the world, from mountains, islands, deserts, rivers to tropical rainforests, volcanoes, waterfalls and lakes. Tanzania mainly relies on agriculture. And did you know this already about Tanzania?
Tanzania is a beautiful and exotic destination, full of surprises, adventure and unforgettable encounters with wildlife and people. Here are 6 fun facts about Tanzania that you probably did not know yet! Tanzania has the largest concentration of wildlife animals per square kilometer, with more than 4 million wild animals and representatives of 430 species and subspecies. Tanzania is the only country that has mapped out a minimum of 25% of its total land mass to wildlife parks and conservation areas. About 33% of the Tanzanian population is illiterate. Over 120 languages are spoken in Tanzania. Approximately 25,000 people attempt to summit Mount Kilimanjaro annually. Approximately two-thirds are successful (people who climb with Ajabu Adventures have even a succes rate of 95%). Altitude-related problems is the most common reason climbers turn back. The Serengeti National Park eco-system is the oldest on the planet. Want to know more interesting facts about Tanzania?
SafariBookings.com conducted in 2013 an in-depth analysis of 3,061 reviews of safari tourists and acclaimed experts and concluded that both have voted Tanzania as the best safari country of Africa. The Netherlands-based website polled 1,000 safari tourists and 756 experts, including guidebook authors from Lonely Planet, Rough Guides, Frommer’s, Bradt and Footprint, over two years. The overall average rating of Tanzania in both the user and expert reviews is 4.8 out of 5 stars: the highest score of all safari countries. Africa’s best safari country “Tanzania is home to Serengeti National Park and the Ngorongoro Crater,” wrote Tim Bewer, a Lonely Planet guides author and one of the experts polled. “This alone makes a solid case for declaring it Africa’s best safari country.” Experts and visitors voted Tanzania for it is a host to the best chimp tracking in Africa, and visitors can climb the highest mountain on the continent. Visitors can enjoy authentic African wilderness without p
You would like to go on a private safari, climb a mountain or enjoy a relaxing beach holiday. But you are not sure which country to choose? We give you 5 reasons why Tanzania would be the perfect destination for you! 1. Serengeti The most celebrated wildlife reserves in the world. This phenomenal national park is home to one of nature’s greatest events: the migration of millions of wildebeest, zebras and gazelles. Book the Serengeti Migration and witness this incredible wildlife event. 2. Ngorongoro Crater This paradise is on Unesco’s World Hertitage list. One of the largest concentrations of wildlife in Africa can be observed here on the 260 km² crater floor, like the black rhino, lions, cheetahs, elephants, buffaloes and hippos. View our Safaris & Tours for sample itineraries or contact us for a personal advice. 3. Mount Kilimanjaro Climbing Mount Kilimanjaro appears on the usual bucket list, a dream of many. It is a real challenge to climb the highest mountain of Africa (5,895 m