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Part 1: Introducing Tanzania

       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 […]

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The Serengeti

       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. […]

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The Giraffe

       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 […]

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The African Elephant

       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 […]

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Arusha National Park

       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.   […]

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A 14 Day Tanzania Safari Itinerary

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 […]

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An 11 Day Tanzania Safari Itinerary

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 […]

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A 9 Day Tanzania Safari Itinerary

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 […]

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

       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 […]

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Olduvai Gorge

       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 […]