Zanzibar is not a vast island, and that means that it’s quite easy to get around and explore every hidden bay and rocky outcrop in this famous semi-autonomous island that together with Tanganyika makes up the Republic of Tanzania in East Africa. The Island measures approximately 100Km from north to the south, while from west to east it is a short distance of approximately 40km. Those are the measurements of the Unguja Island which is the main Island of the Zanzibar Archipelago and ordinarily the one that is referred to as ‘Zanzibar’ despite the archipelago having several other islets. On

For a long time now, mountain gorillas have been on the red line and in the list of the most endangered species in the world. With the remarkable conservation efforts efforts however, these incredible species who are our closest relatives scientifically have made a slow but very fragile return from the brink of extinction. Rwanda is one of the three countries after Uganda and DRC that is home to the world’s last mountain gorillas. Who Organizes Rwanda’s Gorilla naming; Kwita Izina? The Government of Rwanda together with conservation partners and local communities host a gorilla baby naming ceremony annually, with

Hon. January Makamba; Tanzania’s Minister for Environment has remained steadfast on his plan to ban the single-use non-biodegradable plastics in Tanzania, and if all goes how he wants, July 1st will be the official day for banning the plastic bags which have become a menace not only in Tanzania and Africa but throughout the world. Tanzania becomes one of many countries which have banned these plastic bags that are big pollutants to the environment owing to the fact that there hasn’t been a major effort to recycle them but also they come at a cheap price which leads to the

The Wildebeests Migration Season in Tanzania comes every year from late or mid December running through March. This is basically the period when the Wildebeests herds in their hundreds of thousands groups converge at Ndutu Plains making up about the whole million plus Wildebeests herd spreading from the Ndutu Plains to the Southern Serengeti Plains. Why Ndutu Plains for Tanzania Safari Calving Season? The Ndutu Plains is a vast savannah plain located within the Ngorongoro Conservations which make up vast grazing plains for the wildebeests migration herds so they come here every year during that period; December to March for

Electronic Visa for Tanzania – Electronic Visa for Tanzania is now a reality. After neighboring countries implementing E-Visa services for some time now, Tanzania which is by far the best country for African safari has now followed suit so you can now apply for your Visa to Tanzania online. How to get visa to Tanzania online To apply for an Online Visa to visit the United Republic of Tanzania (both Tanzania Mainland and Zanzibar) you will be required to fill in the online form on the form here, then the next step is to make payment by Credit Card/Debit Card, and

So where do I fly into for Tanzania Safari? You may be contemplating or already on the planning phase of your next safari trip to Tanzania but do not even know where to start and asking yourself that question. Well you should be flying into Kilimanjaro International Airport (JRO). However shouldn’t we asking you a question first before answering your question on which airport to fly into in Tanzania if you are planning to travel to Tanzania. We should be asking you first; What part of Tanzania do you wish to visit? Which parks do you want to visit while

Heavy rains are still raging Northern Tanzania and most of East Africa including national parks in Kenya and Tanzania including Lake Manyara National Park which has been closed temporarily due to the sweeping away of the drift used to cross Marera River by the heavy rains. Some of the national parks and reserves ordinarily continue receiving visitors throughout the long rains season between April and May and we usually continue offering safari goers great Tanzania Safari tours though out of the this period. A few places like Selous Game Reserve are not encouraged and so is Tarangire National Park despite

The Southern Tanzania safari circuit has always been and is still regarded as the more remote safari destination in Tanzania, but that fact is changing fast don’t you think? The southern Tanzania Circuit consists the less visited parks in the southern parts of the largest country in East Africa in land mass which by no coincidence also boasts of the fact that more than 25% of its land mass is set aside for wildlife conservation. The parks that are in the Southern Tanzania Safari circuit includes the Ruaha National Park, Mikumi National Park ( closest real national Park to the

The first ever Zipline adrenaline activity is set to pen in Tanzania; a country in East Africa which has been voted several times in a row now as the best safari destination in Africa. Ziplines are very popular, and are now gaining momentum rapidly worldwide. It is estimated that commercial zipline adventures can be found in over 72 countries in all six continents in the world, but Tanzania had none until now, but not any more. Tanzania is joining the band wagon soon! Tanzania’s thriving African safari tourism industry is set to benefit enormously from this thrilling adventure that offers

The first and most prominent hot air balloon safari company in Tanzania; the Serengeti Balloon Safaris has recently announced their intention to start operating hot air balloon safaris in the largest national park in Tanzania; The Ruaha National Park. A first of its kind in the southern and central safari circuit in Tanzania the operation (the flights) is set to begin mid this year and to be precise they have announced 15th June 2018 as the first day of operations. Tanzania Safari with Hot Air balloon Safaris in Ruaha Park Ruaha National Park is currently Tanzania’s largest National Park after