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The African Elephant

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       The African Elephant is the largest land animal in the world. Their large ears allow them to radiate excess heat, and they grow tusks that help them protect themselves from predators. These tusks are article of many debates, seeing as they are considered to be quite valuable. Recently, in Kenya as protest to the killing of these majestic animals, thousands of tusks were gathered from those that had been taken by killing elephants, and were burned to show people the importance of keeping these animals safe. As valuable as the tusks are, they aren’t as valuable as…

The Serengeti

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       The Serengeti (derived in Maasai language) means “endless plains”. True to its name, it spans 12,000 square miles. This region is located in the north Tanzania and stretches towards the south of Kenya. The plains in Tanzania are known as the Serengeti whereas the plains in Kenya are known as Maasai Mara. The Serengeti encompasses Serengeti National Park, which is maintained by the government, and is a very popular tourist attraction because of the animals that inhabit the park. This particular park is known for being home to the Big 5 animals – the buffalo, the lion,…

The Serengeti

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       The Serengeti (derived in Maasai language) means “endless plains”. True to its name, it spans 12,000 square miles. This region is located in the north Tanzania and stretches towards the south of Kenya. The plains in Tanzania are known as the Serengeti whereas the plains in Kenya are known as Maasai Mara. The Serengeti encompasses Serengeti National Park, which is maintained by the government, and is a very popular tourist attraction because of the animals that inhabit the park. This particular park is known for being home to the Big 5 animals – the buffalo, the lion,…

Ngorongoro Crater

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       The Ngorongoro Crater, also known as the ‘Garden of Eden’ due to its beauty, is another very popular tourist attraction – it is the largest caldera in the world, and the crater is 100 square miles in area, with walls 1970 feet high. It is enclosed in the Ngorongoro Conservation Area in Tanzania. This crater is home to approximately 30,000 to 40,000 birds and animals, notably the black rhino.  A long spiraling road down the crater gives the most amazing views of the area that you are about to enter into – it is a world of…

Lake Manyara National Park

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       Known as one of the most scenic places in Tanzania, Lake Manyara stretches more than 30 miles, home to hundreds of baboons that you will see strolling along the roadside whilst you drive your way to the beautiful lake, and hundreds more monkeys, specifically the rare Colobus Monkey, who’s white and black furry tail is its most distinguished feature.        Not only is there a beautiful lake to look forward to on your visit to Lake Manyara National Park, but the wildlife is stunning. Although there aren’t that many animals to look forward to on…

The Giraffe

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       The giraffe is the tallest mammal in the world, whose new born babies are also taller than most humans. They spend most of their lives standing up – they give birth standing up and even sleep standing up. New born giraffes can stand within half an hour of being born, and in the next 24 hours are already running around with their family members. They live primarily in savanna areas in the sub-Saharan region of Africa. They are usually seen eating off of tall trees such as the acacia trees and are known distinctly for their long…

View the Splendor of Ngorongoro Crater

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Nestled in the Crater Highlands of Tanzania, the Ngorongoro Crater is a conservation area and popular safari destination. It boasts an abundant African wild life, unprecedented natural beauty and a massive crater that is home to an estimated 30,000 animals. The Ngorongoro Crater offers a breathtaking view of the caldera and perfect sightseeing opportunities of the wildlife. Covering an area of 8,300 square kilometers, this African wildlife conservation center was previously part of the Serengeti National Park. However, the animals needed more grazing area so Ngorongoro was reclassified as an African wildlife conservation area in Tanzania. The site was declared…

Tarangire National Park

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       Tarangire National Park is a lovely park in Northern Tanzania Safari Circuit that is famous for elephant migration, birding and a quiet authentic safari atmosphere. Majority of travelers to Tanzania miss out Tarangire altogether leaving it virtually untouched.        Elephants are the main attraction with up to 3,000 in the park during the peak season months.  Peak season (July through October) also sees a good number of wildebeest and zebras as well as buffaloes, giraffes, Thompson's gazelles, and occasionally cheetahs and leopards! Tarangire is also one of Tanzania's finest birding destinations.        In addition to…

Arusha National Park

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       Arusha National Park is a beautiful little jewel that is often overlooked by tourists in their haste to get to the big national parks such as Serengeti National Park, or Ngorogoro Crater. However, this little place, located quite close to Arusha town, is a beautiful place that is recommended you visit.        Many monkeys hang around the entrance of the park, inviting tourists in with their playfulness – although it is advised not to get too near. Many different kinds of monkeys can be found as soon as you step into the park. Alongside monkeys,…

Why Authentic African Safaris?

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No middleman Exclusively Tanzania US Safari Experts Customized Vehicles Local Tanzanian Guides No Middleman Authentic African Safaris is a United States based company that also has its own office in Tanzania! Not only does this allow us to stay up to date on what is going on right in Tanzania, but it also allows us to take special care of you upon your arrival! Having a Tanzania office also allows us to maintain our own vehicles and employ professional driver guides. Safari packages are made specifically for you to make sure you get to do and see all the things…