Tanzania Is A Safari Destination...
If your eyes search for a typical wild safari experience and you are an animal lover then it is best to go on a Tanzania Travel. Tanzania is home to thousands of wild species in its several National Parks such as Serengeti National Park, Ngorongoro crater, Arusha National Park, etc. traveling to Tanzania does not mean you are going to enjoy only the wilderness, you will also get introduced to the 120 different ethnic groups and you will get chance to communicate with then to know their culture better.
Tanzania Travel is an incredible experience as it projects various aspects to enjoy the wilderness amidst the serenity of Mother Nature. Here we are presenting some unique factors that make your Tanzania Safari Tours unforgettable.
Vast Collection Of Wildlife
Being an animal lover, it is best to go for Tanzania Holidays and explore the wilderness in the Tanzania Safari. Because of all other Safari destinations, Tanzania is the best and most admired land of safaris.
You will see numerous precious activities as, the Wildebeest rush across the plains, Hippos bump for some space in muddy waterways, Elephants walk for their seasonal migration, etc.
Throughout the country, there are uncountable opportunities to experience this natural wealth. You can also take a boat safari on the Rufiji River and witness the tired crocodiles in Selous Game Reserve.
You will get a chance to watch giraffes rest against ancient baobab trees in Ruaha National Park.
The giant African Lion will stun you by its thundering roars in Ngorongoro Crater while roaming around the Safari through your Safari Vehicle.
Tanzania is situated on the coast of the Indian Ocean which is magical with tranquil islands and relaxing coastal villages drenched in the centuries of Swahili culture.
Traveling back to the time when the East African coast was the era of sultans and a linchpin in an extensive trading network stretched to Persia, India, and beyond.
Relaxing on the sandy beaches backed by palm trees and massive baobabs gives you a refreshing feeling.
Mount Kilimanjaro is placed among the seven summits of the world. It is also the highest free-standing mountain, sending its shadow across Tanzania's northern plains.
Mt Kilimanjaro attracts visitors with its graceful, forested edges and splendid snowy summit.
Mount Kilimanjaro is home to the Chagga people, and several birds and wildlife. Climbers endeavor here to challenge themselves on its muddy slopes and rocky trails.
Rich African Culture
Wherever you go on a Safari Tour In Tanzania, you will find large opportunities not only to see the wilderness but also to get involved with the country's people as well as cultures.
You will experience the great hospitality of Tanzanian people and get the divine taste of local food and the rhythms of their traditional dance.
Tanzanian people welcome you with the distinctive warmth and politeness representing the dignity and beauty of their cultures which makes your Tanzania Travel so memorable.
Serengeti National Park:
Serengeti National Park stretches its vision of eternity from the summit of Naabi Hill at the entrance.
It projects the heavenly view of the union of male lions stalking their prey across the open plains and it could be the epic Great migration of animals which is famous for following the rhythm of Africa's seasons.
Mother Nature's mystery, power, and beauty surround you amidst the savannah of Serengeti National Park. One of earth’s most impressive natural cycles is seen here as it has thousands of hoofed animals, driven by instinctive paces of survival.
The most famous, and plentiful, are the wildebeest and their annual migration is one of the major attractions of Serengeti.
In February, you will see more than 8000 wildebeest calves are born per day.
You will get a chance to glimpse all of the Big Five which includes lion, elephant, rhino, leopard, and buffalo.
The Serengeti National Park is spread over 14,763 square kilometers surrounded by its predators, especially African lions. Besides lions, there are cheetahs, leopards, jackals, hyenas, and many more.
These predators feast on zebras, giraffes, Thomson’s and Grant’s gazelles, buffalos, elands, hartebeests, klipspringers, duikers, impalas and so many more.
Serengeti is also an incredible bird watching destination with over 500 species of colorful birds.
The Best Safaris in Tanzania offers hot-air balloon trip in the Serengeti National Park, which is definitely one of the most extraordinary experience as you will see the predators chasing their prey from a certain height. So to experience this you have to add this activity to your Tanzania Safari Packages.
With a stretch of 264 square km, Ngorongoro is one of the largest unbroken calderas in the world.
Its vertical walls ascend 400m to 610m and provide the venue for an incredible natural drama, as both the prey and predators graze and stalk their way throughout the open grasslands, swamps, and acacia woodland.
This is an impressive sight that, you will wonder whether you have landed into a wildlife paradise.
You will see plenty of hippos around the Crater and the flocks of flamingos in the rainy season.
The Ngorongoro Crater is good for giant African elephants sighting.
Predators include around hyenas, lions, and both golden and jackals. These predators prey on a large number of resident herbivores that include wildebeest, zebras, buffaloes, and Grant's gazelles.
All this abundance is because of the presence of water, from the permanent springs, and the rivers.
Selous Game Reserve:
The Selous is the largest wildlife reserve in Africa, and also the most extensive protected area of Tanzania.
It is like a home to a large bunch of elephants, buffaloes, crocodiles, hippos, wild dogs, various bird species, and the black rhinos.
The Rufiji River is a major attraction that offers a chance for boat safaris.
Though there is no right or wrong time for Tanzania Travel, still we recommend the dry season, starting from late June to October is the most popular and enjoyable time for Safaris Tanzania.
During the dry season, animals gather near water sources putting predators and their prey close. So this makes some exciting game viewing.
Again due to the water shortages the vegetation becomes thin causing improved visibility of animals.
If you wish to avoid the huge traffic, you should consider visiting Tanzaniaduring the green season that starts from March to May or the short dry season starting from late December to February.
Your Tanzania Travel will be the best experience of your life being surrounded by the African Wilderness. Travel with Lifetime Safaris as we understand the needs and dreams of our clients and make all the efforts to make it best. One of the major benefits of booking with us and the criteria that differentiate us from others is how our whole team is dedicated to making a unique purpose of going some extra miles to make your dream come true.
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Lifetime Safaris Practical Guide To Planning A Trip To Tanzania
Lifetime Safaris is not only about organizing your Tanzania Safari Tours, we also aim to be a positive force in the development of our local society here in Tanzania! Sustainable traveling and tourism is one of the guidelines for Lifetime Safaris. All our arrangement is put together with the concern of the local environment and with a respect for the wildlife and the people living around the areas that we visit.
Lifetime Safaris Practical Guide To Planning A Trip To Tanzania
Yes! You can definitely plan your own personalised travel itinerary with Lifetime Safaris. We provide private Tanzania Safari Tours which are customised according to your needs. For planning a perfect Tanzania Safari itinerary, you can speak to our Travel experts who will guide you about the destinations of your choice. We also take utmost care of the safety, hygiene of our clients. The Food will be of your choice requested as per your recommendations during the time of safari bookings.
Yes you can surely bring your children on Safari. But you must be aware of the minimum age restrictions at various national parks and lodges which is about 4 and 12 years of age. As all safari activities are not open to children, you must check with our travel exerts regarding the age criteria at the different destinations planned in your itinerary.
Whether you stay at tents or lodges depends on the type of packages you have purchased like luxury safaris, budget safaris or a standard Tanzania Safari where we will bring our own tents, camping, a cook to prepare your meals, food and other cooking equipments.
You can choose to upgrade your accommodation, to enjoy a more comfortable and luxurious experience as well.
In a safari group in Tanzania we take anywhere around 4-6 people in our vehicle depending on the type of safari you have chosen. In group tours six people are taken at max. While for a private tour less than three guests will accompany in the safari vehicle.
The safari vehicle provided by Lifetime Safari is a 4×4 safari vehicle. Mostly we accommodate around six guests in throw rows of seating in our closed safari vehicles which has a pop-top roof hatch that will allow you to view wildlife Form a height. These safari vehicles can also be minibuses or 4X4 Land Cruisers or 4X4 Land Rovers.
It's a great choice to choose Tanzania safari as your next travel or vacation destination. As you have already made up your mind for visiting this spectacular country, we suggest you to call our Lifetime Safaris travel experts to inquire about and book a suggested itinerary of your choice. You can accompany us in our group safari trips or even plan a personalised private Tanzania safari which offers flexible dates, location and safari durations. After selecting your package or travel itinerary you can proceed with booking the safari.
Tanzania for many years has been a home to thousands of native tribes and people of different origins, and culture. Tanzania is the home of 120 African ethnic groups and more than 26 million people live in this East African country. You will be amazed to encounter and closely interact with the Maasai people of Tanzania who will show you how to light a fire without any combustibles. Other lesser-known tribes like the Datoga and Chaga and their rich cultural tapestry can be explored in your Tanzania walking or cultural tours
In your Tanzania Safari Cost the following expenses are not included in your safari package:
Airport departure taxes
Excess baggage fees
International Flight Travel expenses
Tanzania Visa or passport costs
Medical expenses, meals or activities included in the safari package (up gradation of stay or additional activities included after travel bookings)
Tips to drivers/guides/tour leaders
It is advisable to book your international flight tickets at least three months in advance if you do not wish to face problems getting seats on British Airways or KLM. If you are planning your trip in the peak season, it is advisable to book your safari to Tanzania at least nine months before.
Yes you can use credit cards to pay your bills however these are only accepted in big hotels or restaurants. However in other local markets only Tanzanian Shillings are accepted. There are ATM machines in Arusha, Dar and Zanzibar where you can get local currency with your Visa or MasterCard.
Yes you can bring cash around in either Tanzania Shilling (TSh) or American dollars as cheques and cash are acceptable in many places here around town.
Uber is the least expensive means of road transportation in the Tanzanian town as for 30-40 min ride they charge a minimum of $3.50. There is affordable public bus transportation in Tanzania called Dallas-Dallas, which can be difficult to navigate in town, as the bus stations don't have any name on it and you will have to ask around for directions. To go around the towns you can take the Rapid Transit System as well but these do not go into the peninsular areas.
Tanzania Safari Tipping is not compulsory but customary. Lifetime Safaris recommends you to tip moderately depending on the level of satisfaction you have received from the services.
Safari guide(s) US $10 per day;
Cook US $7,
Camp staff US $3 $5 per day.
To enter this marvellous country of diverse wildlife and unique culture, some countries like USA, Australia, UK, require a Tanzania Visa which cost around $50 US cash for non US citizens and $100 for US citizens. You can obtain this visa on arrival at the airport as well.
The various documents needed to enter Tanzania are listed below in the Tanzania Travel Requirements :
Passport valid for at least 6 months
Two Blank Passport pages
A Tourist Travel Visa for entry
Yellow fever vaccinations are required if travelling from a yellow fever endemic country. You can consult your physician for any other vaccine requirements.
Can I get a visa upon arrival?
Yes you can purchase a Tanzanian Visa on arrival at the Airport upon entry by paying $50 after some document verifications (which is a 30 min procedure only). American citizens need to pay 100 US$, and get only a multiple entry Visa (since September 2007).
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