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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…

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,…

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.

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,…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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,…

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 Accommodations

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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…

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…

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…

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…

Serengeti Pioneer Camp

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Serengeti Migration Camp

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11 Day Signature Bush Safari

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11 Day Classic Bush Safari

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