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Plan Your Dream Safari to Tanzania!

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You did it! You managed to find the right place to plan your Dream Safari to Tanzania or Ngorongoro! Here at Authentic African Safaris we will provide you with a well planned trip to the most beautiful destinations in Tanzania. Tanzania is home to some of the most exciting wildlife in the world, and you will get to experience it firsthand! We will do our very best to make sure you see your favorite animals whether it be lions, leopards, cheetahs, buffalo, or elephants. Authentic African Safaris provides the best African safaris to the most popular Tanzania safari destinations. Whether…

Safari Vacation to Tanzania – A Complete Guide (Part 1)

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Part 1 - About Tanzania Whether you are a first time visitor or a seasoned safari freak, Authentic African Safaris will help you plan a perfect safari to Tanzania. Tanzania - a great safari destination! The country has set aside one-quarter of its surface area for conservation purposes. Apart from the wildlife safaris, there in Mount Kilimanjaro - the highest mountain in Africa and the Highest free standing mountain in the world. Then there are Lakes Victoria, Tanganyika and Nyasa, the three largest freshwater lakes in Africa. And of course, how can we forget the spice island of Zanzibar and…

Why Tanzania?

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authentic african safariIn 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. We have listed some statistics to show you just how…

The TANZANIA Effect

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Tony Ventrella goes looking for answers behind the success of the Seattle sports teams at the Century Link Field this season as he comes to find out that there is a connection to the TANZANIA murals in the stadium - as they now all call it The Tanzania Effect #thetanzaniaeffect. The only way to know the real effect is by visiting Tanzania. Contact Authentic African Safaris. Visit authenticafricansafaris.net or call 800-219-7014

Safari Vacation to Tanzania – A Complete Guide (Part 2)

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Part 2 - Planning the Itinerary Tanzania! The name seems intimidating at first. But as mentioned earlier, Tanzania is a politically stable country and traveling on safari is very safe. Your perfect wildlife safari vacation to Tanzania may seem a farfetched reality, but our Tanzania travel specialist will ensure that they help you select the right safari so as to be able to experience the reality. Our travel specialist will talk to you and understand your likes. The specialist will send you a questionnaire that will make sure that they understand your requirements. After the specialist has gone through the…

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…

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…

The Ebola Hype: Safari travelers safe to visit Tanzania (East Africa)

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One of the most talked-about media stories of 2014 was the Ebola outbreak. With the help of media outlets, Americans have become terrified the disease is going to sweep the nation. In a seemingly natural course of events, Westerners have all but cut off any travel to Africa. This has caused a significant decrease in attendance on safaris, one of Africa’s most lucrative tourism industries. Despite minimal chance of exposure to Ebola while in safari countries, many safari companies have experienced a heavy drop in attendance. According to a survey conducted by popular Safari Bookings’ website, more than half of…

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,…

Safari Photos

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Tanzania Safari Photos Please feel free to browse through our collection of authentic safari photos from Tanzania.

Tanzania Accommodations

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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…

A 9 Day Tanzania Safari Itinerary

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Ever wondered what a 9 day Safari trip to Tanzania may seem like? Here’s a sample of one of our itineraries to give you a basic idea of what to expect: Starting price $2299.00 per person Day 1-2 You will depart from USA on Day 1. An Authentic African Safaris member will meet you on your arrival at Kilimanjaro International Airport and escort you to your overnight hotel. Accommodation: Olasiti Lodge, Arusha Day 3 After breakfast, depart to Tarangire National Park, home to huge herds of Elephants, shy animals like leopards, the very rare African wild-dogs. This park is also…

An 11 Day Tanzania Safari Itinerary

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Ever wondered what an 11 day Safari trip to Tanzania may seem like? Here’s a sample of one of our itineraries to give you a basic idea of what to expect: Starting price $2899.00 per person Day 1-2 You will depart from USA on Day 1. A Horizon Safaris member will meet you on your arrival at Kilimanjaro International Airport and escort you to your overnight hotel. Accommodation: Olasiti Lodge, Arusha Day 3 After breakfast, depart to Tarangire. Have hot lunch at the camp, and go for a nature walk to the shores of Lake Manyara. Accommodation: Maramboi Tented Camp,…

A 14 Day Tanzania Safari Itinerary

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Ever wondered what a 14 day Safari trip to Tanzania may seem like? Here’s a sample of one of our itineraries to give you a basic idea of what to expect: Starting price $3404.00 per person Day 1-2 You will depart from USA on Day 1. A safari agent will meet you on your arrival at Kilimanjaro International Airport and escort you to your overnight hotel. Accommodation: Olasiti Lodge, Arusha Day 3 After breakfast, drive towards the Ngorongoro highlands. On the way, you will stop by the masai market and see the local artefacts. Have hot lunch at the lodge.…

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.…

Happy New Year 2016

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Wishing you all a very Happy New Year 2016 We welcome you to visit Tanzania in 2016. Click below to start planning your 2016 Tanzania Safari Vacation! Watch #theTanzaniaEffect - for all COLLEGE football FANS https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=13&v=28ZaIxiXQ-8 Ngorongoro Crater in Tanzania is also on the "Best Places to Travel in 2016" by TRAVEL + LEISURE Email us on safari@AuthenticAfricaSafaris.com Call 800-219-7014

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…

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…

African Safari Tours

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African Safari Tours Looking for the best African safari tours? Authentic African Safaris offers a wide variety of Tanzanian Safari Tours and custom safari packages tailored to your particular tastes. From camping safaris to lodge safaris – we can help plan your dream African Safari adventure! African Wildlife Safaris At Authentic African Safaris, we offer guided safaris to wildlife parks and a Mount Kilimanjaro climb. We offer walking, horseback, and balloon safaris. Your dream safari vacation is fully customizable or you can choose one of our specially created itineraries.   Camping Safaris Tanzania For adventure loving vacationers we offer camping safaris.…

Tanzania Rift Valley Children’s Village – HOW TO GET INVOLVED ???

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How can you be part of this effort? Take a safari with Authentic African Safaris to TANZANIA in June/July 2016 - ALL proceeds during these 2 months will go to the fund. While on safari, you will get a chance to personally visit the children's enter and see for yourself what affect your donation will make to these children and families. Click HERE to send us a message to plan your African Safari with a motive! Join the CLIMB-KILI CHALLENGE - an expedition to climb the highest peak in AFRICA - Mt. Kilimanjaro! All proceeds from this climb goes to the…

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…

Book a Safari

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Book a Safari. Fill out the form below to get a quote on a Tanzania Safari customized to your taste and budget If you prefer not to fill out forms, give us a call at 800-219-7014 today!

What to expect on a Tanzanian Safari

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Why should YOU go on a Safari this summer?          Multiple reasons such as; being able to experience something new, seeing animals in the wild, enjoying the African breeze etc. It’s a life changing experience!       This summer, let’s make a checklist of what we want to have accomplished: -          See the sea (sitting on a beautiful island off the coast of Tanzania) -          Go swimming (with dolphins in the ocean) -          Learn about new culture (“Hakuna Matata”) -          Support a charity and do some good for people less fortunate than you (fun work!) -         …

Newsletter: Planning a Safari Vacation

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  Planning a Safari Vacation Planning a Safari Vacation to Tanzania Whether you are a first time visitor or a seasoned safari freak, Authentic African Safaris will help you plan a perfect safari to Tanzania. Tanzania - a great safari destination! The country has set aside one-quarter of its surface for conservation purposes. Apart from the wildlife safaris, there in Mt Kilimanjaro - the highest mountain in Africa and the highest free standing mountain in the world. Then there are lakes Victoria, Tanganyika and Nyasa, the three largest freshwater lakes in Africa. And of course, how can we forget the…

KENYA 11 day African Bush Safari

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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…

Giving Back

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Authentic African Safaris is arranging safari expeditions to raise funds for Tanzania Children's Fund, an organization that works towards improvement of life and education for marginalized children. All proceeds from the expeditions Scheduled for June and July of 2016 will go towards TCF. The Tanzanian Children’s Fund (TCF) works to eliminate poverty and improve the lives of marginalized children and families in the Karaturegion of northern Tanzania. As part of its mission, TCF provides a loving and permanent home for over 90 orphaned and vulnerable children at the Rift Valley Children’s Village. TCF also works to promote the well-being of…

Go on Safari in Serengeti National Park

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Named by the natives as ‘Siringitu,’ meaning “the place where the land moves on forever,” Serengeti has come to symbolize the beauty that comes with a thriving natural environment. The Serengeti region covers 30,000 square kilometers and includes the National Park, the Ngorongoro Conservation Area, Maswa Game Reserve, the Loliondo, Grumeti and Ikorongo Controlled Areas and the Maasai Mara National Reserve in Kenya. The expansive protected lands cover 14 percent of Tanzania’s land area. Of this protected area, the Serengeti National Park has come to be known as one of the best safari destinations in the world. With over 90,000…

The Greatest Vacation Deal for 2016-2017! Don’t miss this!

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What is the ingredient that you use for selecting your next vacation?  - A great destination?  -  fresh air?   - something different that you don't see every day?  - PRICE?   We are pleased to offer you SPECIAL DISCOUNTED prices for AFRICAN WILDLIFE SAFARIS to Tanzania & Kenya starting February 2016 through June 2017. The offer is valid through March 31, 2016 only. Click HERE or call us today to book your SPECIAL DISCOUNTED #African #Safari! 800-219-7014 tanzania@authenticafricasafaris.com

Safari Packing Check List

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  Here is a helpful Packing Checklist for your Safari trip! Baggage on safari should be carefully considered as all internal flights (if you are taking one) have an allowance of 15-20kg (33-44lbs) per person, which includes camera equipment. One soft suitcase and smaller piece of hand luggage per person is recommended. Days on safari are generally hot and call for shorts and t-shirt. In the mornings and evenings long-sleeved shirts and pants are better and will also protect you from mosquitoes. For those sensitive to the sun, a loose cotton shirt is good during the day, as is sunscreen.…

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…

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…

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,…

About Us

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You did it! You managed to find the right place to plan your East African Safari to Tanzania & Kenya! Here at Authentic African Safaris we will provide you with a well planned trip to the most beautiful destinations in East Africa. East Africa’s Finest! – At Authentic African Safaris, we will make sure to provide you with top quality tour guides, accommodations, excursions, and dining. We know how stressful and overwhelming it can be trying to plan a vacation. Every website you go to or restaurant or tour guide you look into claims they are “the best”. Lucky for…

1 Day Classic Bush Safari

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Climb-Kili Challenge

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Climb Kilimanjaro! You are invited to join the expedition to summit the highest peak in Africa, Mount Kilimanjaro. Authentic African Safaris is arranging the expedition to raise funds for Tanzania Children's Fund, an organization that works towards improvement of life and education for marginalized children. All profits from the expedition will go towards TCF. The climber can also raise additional funds for the project by getting sponsorship for the climb, the full amount of which can be directly deposited to TCF' s bank account. You itinerary will start with a visit to N gorongoro Crater to view the amazing wildlife…

14 Day Classic Bush n’ Beach Safari

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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…

Olduvai Gorge

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       Olduvai Gorge is one of the most historical sites in Tanzania. It holds the earliest evidence of mankind, discovered by Louis and Mary Leakey. Paleoanthropologists have found hundreds of fossilized bones and stone tools that date back millions of years, leading them to believe that humans evolved in Africa. What most people don't know about Olduvai Gorge is that its actually a misspelling of the Maasai word Oldupai, which refers to a wild sisal plant that grows in the area.        It is located in the Great Rift Valley, in between the Ngorongoro Crater and…

9 Day Classic Bush Safari

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9 Day Signature Bush Safari

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14 Day Signature Bush n’ Beach Safari

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11 Day Signature Bush Safari

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11 Day Classic Bush Safari

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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…

Zanzibar!

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       Zanzibar is a wonderful island just off the coast of beautiful Dar-es-Salaam, the biggest city in Tanzania. The rich history that Zanzibar offers, along with its rich environment and special foods is something anybody who wants to plan a trip to Tanzania should not miss out on.        Zanzibar offers a unique cultural mix that reflects the eras of trade that Zanzibar has been a part of. Along with these trades, come the rich history as previously mentioned, of slavery which is a very interesting topic to learn about. Visit the archipelago that has been…

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CLIMB-KILI CHALLENGE

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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…

The route of the Great Wildebeest Migration

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The 'great wildebeest migration' is a movement of large number of the Wildebeest of Serengeti in the Serengeti-Mara ecosystem, accompanied by zebras and other smaller gazelles, the Grant's, Thomson, eland and impala. They move in an annual pattern, which is fairly predictable. They keep migrating from one place to the other throughout the year, in search for fresh grazing and better water. The precise timing of the migration is entirely dependent upon the rainfall patters each year, but the broad patter works as follows: November: The short rains begin around November. A little  after this, in late November and December,…

Bush n’ Beach Safaris

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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…

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…

They call this HOME!

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This is an amazing story of India Howell, who left everything and went to the outskirts of KARATU village in Tanzania and started a home for orphaned and marginalized children living in poverty. She partnered with Peter Leon, and started the Rift Valley Children's Village with 17 children in 2004, and today, 12 year later, they have over 100 children who call it home apart from running a primary and a secondary school! KUDOS to India and Peter! Like us on FACEBOOK to read more about the Rift Valley Children's Village and the Tanzanian Children Fund (TCF) and the efforts and involvement of Authentic…

Serengeti National Park Accommodations

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Your lodging choices in the Serengeti National Par are almost as vast as the landscape itself. As such, we have organized the list of accommodations int 3 sections; Central, North and South.

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…

Safari Camps & Lodges

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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…

Raising Money for Tanzanian Children’s Fund

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Authentic African Safaris has taken the challenge to try and raise funds for the Tanzanian Children's Fund, which uses these fund for running the Rift Valley Children's Village in KARATU, TANZANIA. Please read more about the TCF's mission below. MISSION: Creating a home for children. Transforming communities. Building futures in Tanzania. WHAT MAKES TCF UNIQUE: Creating a brighter future for a child or a community weighed down by poverty is a complex challenge requiring an innovative approach. For that reason, TCF are dedicated to improving education, increasing access to health care, and creating economic opportunities for our entire community in…

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,…

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…

Experience the Great Wildebeest Migration

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In Swahili, the word ‘safari’ means ‘journey.’ It has come to be known as a trek to parts of Africa to observe and follow wildlife in their natural environment. Taking a safari trip during certain months means you are most likely to witness the wildebeest migration, a ‘safari’ of their own. The annual wildebeest migration is perhaps the best-known thing about the Serengeti region and the country of Tanzania. It is a spectacular show of how animals and nature work harmoniously with each other after millions of years of co-existence. It is estimated that over a million wildebeest and 200,000…

They call this HOME – story continues – About the Rift Valley Children’s Village & Tanzanian Children’s Fund

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HOW RVCV ACCOMPLISH THEIR MISSION The Tanzanian Children’s Fund works to ensure that all children and families in the Karatu region of northern Tanzania lead healthy and productive lives and have the opportunity to become positive agents of change for their country. In order to achieve our goals, TCF provides a loving and permanent home for 94 marginalized children at the Rift Valley Children’s Village. However, TCF also recognizes that the best way to promote the well-being of all children is to provide access to high-quality education, free healthcare, and micro-finance training and loans to the entire community. Our innovative, multi-pronged approach to addressing systemic poverty is what has…

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…

Mara Under Canvas Tented Camp Kogatende

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Maramboi Tented Camp

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Ngorongoro Farm House

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Serengeti Pioneer Camp

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Experience Balloon Safaris

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Whether planning a day trip or making this part of a multi-day excursion, Authentic African Safaris can arrange for a magnificent balloon safari with an award winning Balloon Safari outfit. Travel the plains of the Serengeti on a magical hot air balloon ride and experience the wonders of Tanzania in a way that just can not be replicated. View the video below to catch a glimpse of this amazing experience.   And check out these amazing photos from excursions similar to the one Authentic African Safaris can book for you!              Video & photos provided courtesy…

Serengeti Migration Camp

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Arusha Coffee Lodge

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Tarangire Treetops

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The Manor at Ngorongoro

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Newsletter: Follow Us on Social Media

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Ngorongoro Conservation Area and Karatu Accommodations

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From tented camps to exclusive lodges and farm houses, you are sure to enjoy one of our lodging choices for relaxing after a long day in the bush.