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If you were on a summer trip in Tanzania right about now…

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You might have been playing in the ocean with the friendly Zanzibar dolphins that come out near mid-day to interact with tourists! Or you might have been in the middle of a wonderful Serengeti adventure, seeing animals that you haven’t ever seen in the wild! In another scenario, you may be wandering the streets of Arusha, interacting with the locals and tasting local foods that you will go back for again and again. You might have even been wandering the streets of Zanzibar, eating delicious street foods and learning about the history that Zanzibar has been part of over the…


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You are invited to join the expedition to summit the highest peak in Africa, Mt. Kilimanjaro! Authentic African Safaris is arranging an expedition to the highest peak in Africa to raise funds for the Tanzanian Children's Fund, an organization that works towards improvement of life and education for marginalized and orphan children. All profits from this expedition will go towards TCF. The climber can also raise additional funds for the project by getting additional sponsorship from family and friends, and the full amount can be directly banked into TCF's bank account. Your itinerary will start with a visit to the…

Authentic African Safari Itineraries & Packages

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View Our Recommended Safari Packages: Your safari will be customized to your schedule, interests and budget.

Safari Vacation to Tanzania – A Complete Guide (Part 3)

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Part 3 - Safari Options: The Northern Circut In the earlier blog, we talked about planning your safari vacation. We also published an article on the Ebola Hype, and after reading that, you now must be at ease about travelling to Tanzania, as the country is completely safe from Ebola. The vast amount of wildlife that you will encounter are habituated to the vehicles, making observation and photography more convenient. Have you heard about the great wildebeest migration? Up to 2 million wildebeest, along with hundreds of thousands of zebras and gazelle, make this annual movement. It is one of…

Tanzania Safari Packages – Itinerary

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download PDF for more details Arusha National Park - Day Tour Package ITINERARY FOR 1 DAY TOUR SAFARI Leave for Arusha National Park at 9:00am with packed lunches Drive to Park, 45 minutes drive. Arusha National Park has a vast variety of wild animals and is a hiker's paradise. Around the Park, trips to nearby villages, farms and markets provide excellent insight into the life of the local tribes. Visits to a coffee farm or walking safaris with the Maasai living below on the steppe are a few of the many options available. Have lunch at besides the Momela Lake in a…

Where would you go for your 2016 vacation?

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What better location than EAST AFRICA!!!   AFRICA is the wildlife heaven. It is famous for wildlife safaris, splendid hiking areas, beautiful crater, lakes and abundant natural glory. Thousands of people visit this continent of the world to witness the most wonder wildlife on our planet. It is one of the oldest inhabited areas of the world. Africa’s highest mountain Kilimanjaro is located in Tanzania. This terrific country has many beaches and national parks where you could have lots of fun and adventure. It has many gorgeous mountains where you could enjoy the most enthralling experience of hiking. TANZANIA is…

KENYA 11 day African Bush Safari

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Kenya Safari

Authentic Africa’s KENYA Classic Collection 11 day African Bush Safari Ever wondered what a 11 day Safari trip to KENYA may seem like? Here’s a sample of one of our itineraries to give you a basic idea of what to expect. Starting price $2,330.00 per person Day 1: Arrival Nairobi, Kenya A Authentic African Safaris member will meet you on your arrival at Jomo Kenyatta International Airport and escort you to your overnight hotel. Accommodation: Southern Sun Mayfair Day 2 & 3: Masai Mara After an early breakfast, depart for Masai Mara National Reserve and for the next 2 days enjoy exploring…

Newsletter: Beyond Wilderness

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  Authentic African Safaris Save the Rhino Save the Rhino International works to conserve viable populations of endangered rhinos in Africa and Asia. We recognise that the future of wildlife is inextricably linked to the communities that share its habitat. See what Tony & Lucy Fitzjohn are doing to save these endangered species at the Mkomazi Game Reserve in Tanzania. Giraffe Giraffe is Tanzania’s National Animal. They are the world's tallest mammals. Their legs are about 6 feet long. These long legs allow giraffes to run as fast as 35 miles an hour over short distances and cruise comfortably at…

Newsletter: Tarangire National Park

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  Authentic African Safaris: Tarangire National Park Tarangire National Park 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 on Tarangire altogether leaving it virtually untouched. Concentration of game is exceptional from July through to October. This seasonal National Park is a little gem on the Northern safari circuit, especially if you love elephants!   Tarangire River During these dry months the concentration of animals around the Tarangire river is almost as diverse and reliable as in…

Bush n’ Beach Safaris

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African Safari Costs

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How much does an African Safari Cost? Answer: The simple answer is that African safari costs can vary.  If traveling from the US we recommend staying at least 10 days and you need to add about 3 more days for travel time.  Airfare alone will cost approximately $1200 US in the off season and can more than double in the peak season. Once you are in Tanzania you could expect to pay minimum of $4000 for a budget adventure and the sky is the limit once you get into luxury accommodations and exotic tours. Some safaris can cost over $100,000…

Newsletter: An Extraordinary Adventure

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  An Extraordinary Adventure! View the Great Wildebeest Migration from the Air! Join us in an extraordinary adventure. Float in a hot air balloon over the famous Serengeti National Park with its enchanting scenery and amazing wildlife. Watch the great wildebeest migration from the air. This may be the most beautiful area in the world for a balloon flight. There are no power lines, fences and few roads. The capacity is limited making this experience a special and exclusive one. Each and every balloon flight is different and therefore an adventure. This will be the high point of your safari…

Safari Vacation to Tanzania – A Complete Guide (Part 4)

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Part 4 - Safari Options: Central and Southern Circuit In the earlier blog, we talked about safari option in the Northern Circuit of Tanzania. Do you know that there is a National Park in Tanzania that has an area fenced off for Rhino Conservation? The Mkomazi National Park set below the verdant slopes of the spectacular Usambara and Pare Mountain ranges and overseen by iconic snow–capped peak of Kilimanjaro, it's a virgin breathtaking beauty exhibiting unique natural treasures and immense sense of space and adds to the fulfillment of high visitor enjoyment expectations – a much needed bridge between northern…

Tanzania Safari

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Why Tanzania? Tanzania is without rival when it comes to African safaris. In layman’s terms, Tanzania is simply amazing. When you think of Tanzania you might picture a march of a thousand wildebeests during their Serengeti migration. You might think of a happy family of elephants crossing the muddy, wide Tarangire River, a healthy pride of lions catching some sunrays in the Ngorongoro Crater, or a flock of bright pink flamingos getting lunch on the banks of Lake Natron. These images that might come to mind are not unreasonable, and can be put to life during your visit to Tanzania.…

Visit Mt. Kilimanjaro

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Kilimanjaro, by any name, is a metaphor for the compelling beauty of Tanzania. When you see it, you understand why. Not only is it the highest peak in Africa; but also the tallest free-standing mountain in the world, rising a breathtaking 5,895 meters (19,336 feet). Conquer Kilimanjaro is one of the world's most accessible high summits, a beacon for visitors from around the world. Most climbers reach the crater rim with little more than a walking stick, proper clothing and determination. And those who reach Uhuru Point, the actual summit, or Gillman's Point on the lip of the crater, will…

Serengeti Migration Camp

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Part 1: Introducing Tanzania

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       The beautiful plains of Tanzania appeal to even the most introverted of people. Whether you like to learn about new cultures, or whether you want to just sit back and relax, Authentic African Safaris will help plan the vacation of your dreams.         Tanzania offers places that range from being able to interact with the locals to being able to just spend some quality time at the beach, all of which can be organized for you. Here are a couple of the attractions that makes Tanzania a wonderful holiday destination: The highest free-standing mountain,…

1 Day Classic Bush Safari

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Climb the Highest Peak in Africa (Mount Kilimanjaro (19,342 ft))

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       Kilimanjaro! Rising majestically above the African plains, the 19,341 foot Mount Kilimanjaro has lured climbers since the first recorded summit in 1889.        Mount Kilimanjaro is the tallest mountain in African and the highest free-standing mountain in the world. It has three volcanic cones - Mawenzi, Shira and Kibo. Mawenzi and Shira are extinct but Kibo, also the highest peak, is dormant. The last eruption was about 360,000 years ago!        Nearly every climber who has reached the Uhuru Peak, the highest point on Kibo's crater rim, has recorded his or her thoughts about…

Pemba Island

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     Unlike its busy neighbor Zanzibar, Pemba Island is a wonderful small place to visit for simple relaxation and wonderful views both above and under the sea. Only a couple hundred kilometers away from Zanzibar, Pemba sits on the coast of the wonderful Tanzania. The island remains undiscovered for the most part, giving tourists a wonderful experience of having to discover many of the treasures that the island holds, such as the beautiful coral reefs and the abundance of fish that are found around. Once you find yourself in the sea, you’ll find it difficult to come out of…