A detailed month to month guide on the best time to go on Safari in Tanzania, where to go and what tourist activities to do.. Tanzania is one of the most renowned tourist destinations across Africa. it experiences two main dry seasons, the dry and wet season. The dry season includes the short dry spell that begins in late January to the start of March, and then the long-dry season starts in June all through to October. However from November to January, the short rains begin with the long rains coming in from late March to May. (April is the

What you need to know before taking your kids on Safari in Tanzania and Africa, Tanzania Safari for Kids It has been thought by many that planning an African safari for kids is a bad idea however this is not true. Research on child development shows that it is important to take your children for different travel adventures and this is beneficial to their growth. Safari in Tanzania and across the African continent provide a unique experience for children to get very close to the animals they love in their habitats which they have only seen on television or in

What are the recommended Vaccinations for a Safari in Africa? Although there are several medical concerns, the major one that worries many safari goers that we usually deal with who take a safari tour in Tanzania is: ‘which vaccinations that are necessary before taking a Safari to Africa. We have compiled a detailed article explaining where to get the shots, what shots to get and when to get them before taking your safari. DISCLAIMER: Here is an overall brief description of a few of the vaccinations required for Tanzania safaris. Everyone should before leaving for Africa pay a visit to

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

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

After the speculations it is now more likely and almost certain that Ngorongoro Conservation Area (NCAA) is planning to announce the introduction to start the collection of the Concession Fee at the NCAA entrance gates starting from 1st December 2017, if all goes as per their plans. A similar procedure like the one that was introduced by Tanzania National Parks (TANAPA) starting on the 1st July 2017 the procedure will affect all lodges / tented camps that are located within the Ngorongoro Conservation Area (NCAA). Lodges and tented camps likely to be affected include the permanent lodges like Ngorongoro Sopa

A rare sighting of a Lioness nursing a weeks old leopard cub has left tourists and conservation enthusiasts and specialists both shocked and awe struck. Seasoned conservationists have said it is a rare occurring and a sighting that has never been spotted in the world. This occurred in the Ndutu Plains which administratively is located in the Ngorongoro Conservation Area (NCAA) in Tanzania, East Africa. The first photos started appearing in the internet in the last two weeks and now the travel blogs and news websites are already awash with photos of both the suckling leopard cub suckling a lioness

In the past two weeks or so we notified you of the intention by Tanzania National Parks Authority (TANAPA), to introduce increased Concession fees for lodges and permanent Tented Camps and Tented Lodges located within the National Parks and that has come to pass. Beginning 1st July TANAPA; the government agency charged with manning and running the National Parks started the new charges officially. Who pays Concession fees in Tanzania Usually the Concession fees are charged by TANAPA to the lodges and  tented camps located within the parks borders and this is more or less like the Camping fees usually