At 80, Werner Berger is climbing Mt. Kilimanjaro for the 7th time. Why? “To celebrate my birthday at the top on July 16, and, of more importance, to inspire individuals of all ages to live their lives with greater passion, purpose, health and fulfillment” he tells us.
Every true adventurer should witness the spectacle of the Great Migration at least once in their lifetime. The sheer scale of the herd’s movements make it an unbeatable natural phenomenon – and although there’s a traditional high season, the migration never really stops as the as the mega herds keep moving in pursuit of rain and grass.
It’s not hard to see how Lupita Island Resort is considered to be one of the most exclusive holiday destinations on the planet – a jewel in the crown of Tanzania and its share of the beautiful Lake Tanganyika.
Tanzania is a country built for adventure. The hardest part is choosing which adventure you’d like.
Language and everyday culture are intertwined, so it’s worth learning some polite phrases in Swahili, as making the effort to speak another’s language is welcome in any country.
Giraffe numbers have plummeted to the point where they are now vulnerable to extinction with fewer than 100,000 individuals.
An international code of conduct for whale shark tourism is voluntarily adhered to by a few. It should therefore be no surprise that most whale sharks that we see around Mafia Island, off the coast of Tanzania, bear the scars and wounds of human disregard and exploitation.
With collective migrating game numbers in the millions, the opportunities for great photographs are not in short supply. Although there is a richness of wildlife to focus your eyes and your camera on, great photographs are about more than just getting hundreds of shots and picking the best ones.
We believe that the world is a safe place and that none of us, male or female, should let worry about safety stop us from exploring this beautiful world of ours. But every country has danger lurking for the unwary, and Tanzania is no different. If you’re a woman travelling on your own, you might feel especially vulnerable, so here are our top 9 tips for keeping safe for solo girls-on-the-go.
Tanzania is famous for the majestic Kilimanjaro, for the golden wildlife-rich savannah of the Serengeti and the geological uniqueness of the Ngorongoro Crater. But did you know that Tanzania is also family-friendly?
Mdonya Old River Camp in Ruaha National Park, Tanzania, has been closed for the rains of April and May, and also for refurbishing. We open again very soon on 1st June and can’t wait to meet our incoming guests. There are loads of animals around as it has been so quiet here, so there’s plenty to see.
Tanzania is 12 holidays in one. Its varied, beautiful landscape is home to the rooftop of Africa – Mount Kilimanjaro – and it also has some of the best diving sites in the Indian Ocean. It’s packed full of World Heritage areas such as the plains of the Serengeti and the unique Ngorongoro crater, both buzzing with the most amazing wildlife, including the Big 5.
A sad story unfolded last season in Ruaha National Park, Tanzania. Guests of Mdonya Old River camp saw a gruelling fight between a pride of lions and a baby elephant who had become separated from its herd.
Living in the grasslands, scrub, and open woodlands of sub-Saharan Africa, lions persist in a handful of countries across southeastern Africa. Tanzania’s lion population is, by far, the largest in Africa.
Tanzania has more to it than the Serengeti and the Great Migration and here we at Wild Frontiers explore why this beautiful country is fast becoming one of Africa’s main tourist hotspots.
Swahili cuisine is tasty, filling and plentiful. Here are six Swahili dishes you won’t want to miss on your travels in Tanzania.
Six non-sunbathey things that you can delight in during your time on the beautiful island of Zanzibar.
Planning a hiking/mountaineering adventure in Africa? Learn more about the two best mountains that can be hiked during an adventure holiday in Africa.
Meet the latest editions to the Kichaka guide team – together Moli and Jacques have over 45 years of experience in the bush, it doesn’t get better than that!
5 tips to help you prepare for your hike up Kilimanjaro
An infographic for travellers who want to experience the great river crossings, also known as the Great Migration.
Tanzania has all the exotic charm, mystique and wild flair to evoke travellers’ imaginations. Here are 10 fun facts about Tanzania that will make you want to visit!
Amazing locations, unique experiences and awesome comfort levels, make these lodges the ultimate Tanzanian destinations.
Some of Tanzania’s tribes are better known than others – so let’s take a very quick tour of Tanzania’s most famous tribes.
Comparing chimpanzee tracking in Gombe Stream National Park in Tanzania to Kibale National Park in Uganda.
Travelink will now operate an International Air Desk focused on supporting clients of Zara Tours from the United States and Canada booking flights to and from Tanzania, Africa.
Meet Fadhili, a nature guide at Beho Beho camp in Selous Game Reserve, Tanzania.
Climbing Kilimanjaro might be a dream of yours, but make sure the costs don’t turn into a nightmare. When you’re new to Tanzania, as any place, you won’t necessarily know what’s an overpriced rip-off and what’s too cheap to be safe.
A whirlwind trip to Tanzania – exploring Serengeti National Park, Lake Manyara National Park and Eunoto – Tanzania’s only luxury Maasai Village.
An extremely rare melanistic serval cat has been sighted in the lowland areas of the Serengeti National Park. This is a majorly significant and rare sighting, mainly because these servals are generally perceived to only habitate the high-lying areas of this area.
If you’re a seasoned backpacker, you’ll know that the best things in life are free – that apricot gold sunset, that deep conversation with the stranger you shared a cab with, or a dawn swim from a golden beach, Africa on a budget is just as spectacular as the fancy camps!