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10 record breaking facts about Tanzania


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!

Living in luxury in northern Tanzania


Amazing locations, unique experiences and awesome comfort levels, make these lodges the ultimate Tanzanian destinations.

The tribes of Tanzania


Some of Tanzania’s tribes are better known than others – so let’s take a very quick tour of Tanzania’s most famous tribes.

Chimpanzee trekking: Tanzania or Uganda?


Comparing chimpanzee tracking in Gombe Stream National Park in Tanzania to Kibale National Park in Uganda.

Wildlife protection: the emergence of intelligence-led policing

Intelligence-led policing (ILP) is increasingly promoted, but is it the most effective method of wildlife protection?

Travel from USA to Tanzania with ease

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.

Get to know your nature guide in the Selous Game Reserve

Meet Fadhili, a nature guide at Beho Beho camp in Selous Game Reserve, Tanzania.

Budget travel: climbing Kilimanjaro the financially savvy way

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.

Exploring the Swahili paradise of Tanzania!


A whirlwind trip to Tanzania – exploring Serengeti National Park, Lake Manyara National Park and Eunoto – Tanzania’s only luxury Maasai Village.

Rare sighting: melanistic serval cat in the Serengeti

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.

Budget travel: 5 tips for Tanzania on a shoestring


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!

Selous Game Reserve: an authentic camping safari with Adventure Camps

Recently I travelled to the Selous Game Reserve with Sven Liebchen of Authentic Tanzania Safaris and experienced an incredibly real safari.

Chinese take big steps in joining fight to save elephants

China has traditionally been viewed as the villain in the elephant poaching crisis in Africa, being the world’s biggest end-market for poached ivory, but it is taking moves to change its image.

From time beyond, the Baobabs on Chole

Baobabs stand tall and unchallenged on the East coast islands in the Indian Ocean, thriving singly and in groves. All ages, shapes and sizes of this magnificent tree flourish. There are more than 100 trees on 2.2 sq. km island of Chole, only 2m above sea level.

Celebrate 55 years of independence in Tanzania by taking part in a conservation clean-up up the famous Mt Kilimanjaro

Mount Kilimanjaro, the ‘Rooftop of Africa’ at 5895 m, is arguably one of the biggest attractions in Africa, in which there is always a special recognition for those who take the liberty and risk to experience it in their lifetime.

Predators clashing in the wild is not a pretty sight

Ruaha National Park in Southern Tanzania is well known for its diverse landscapes, big elephant population and high density of predators.

Summit Mount Kilimanjaro Along With Thousands of Other Climbers

Plan your trip up Tanzania’s most beloved landmark Mount Kilimanjaro with one of the top tour companies in the country.

Christmas specials you don’t want to miss

‘Christmas on Safari.’ Could there ever be a better combination of thrilling words?!

48 Hours in Moshi on the lower slopes of Mount Kilimanjaro

If you’re climbing Kilimanjaro and are wondering whether to spend some time in Moshi, then the answer is yes!

Video: rats are saving lives in Tanzania

giant rat

The US government will fund the training of a team of giant rats to combat illegal wildlife trafficking in Tanzania

The leopards of Kilimatonge in Tanzania

A jam packed safari in Tanzania with leopards, lions and plenty of wildlife.

From summit to safari to sea in Tanzania

Explore Tanzania from every angle with a visit to Kilimanjaro, the Serengeti and Zanzibar.

3 people caught with 5 pieces of ivory in Tanzania

An ex-army officer is in court, along with two others, after being found in possession of over US$75,000 worth of ivory.

Swimming with whale sharks along Tanzania’s Mafia Island

It’s whale shark season in Tanzania’s Mafia Island and visitors are getting the chance to swim with these gentle giants of the deep!

Biomass briquettes – Africa’s answer to decrease deforestation?

Support this African women’s initiative to help the environment.

A rare rhino encounter

An incredibly fortuitous sighting of a black rhino mother and her calf.

Double amputee scales Kilimanjaro

Meet the man with no right leg and right arm who made it to the top of Mt. Kilimanjaro to raise funds for charity.

Twice the wild dog fun in Tanzania

Two different wild dog sightings in two different Tanzanian reserves – in one trip!

5 reasons to visit Arusha National Park

Arusha National Park offers plenty of reasons to visit – here are just five!

Climbing Kilimanjaro for charity

The Kilimanjaro Challenge is an annual activity that aims to raise funds for charities fighting HIV/AIDS in Tanzania.

The river runs wild in Tanzania

Go on a boat safari along the Rufiji River in Tanzania’s Selous Game Reserve and marvel at the diversity of wildlife.

Video: An Antarctic skua gets a second chance

An Antarctic skua gets a second chance at life after he is attacked by two crows.

Tanzania to use drones in a new anti-poaching initiative

The Ministry of Tourism in Tanzania has authorised the use of drones in a new anti-poaching initiative.

Kilimanjaro Challenge helps fight HIV/AIDS in Tanzania


Join a trip up Kilimanjaro to help support Tanzania’s communities in need.

How intelligent law enforcement in Tanzania is saving elephants

Tanzania’s recent success in the ivory war is testament to the powers of a multi-agency anti-poaching strategy.

Why clumsy lions shouldn’t climb trees

The amazing lions of Uganda and Tanzania are famous for their tree climbing abilities, but this clumsy cub panics when his pride leaves him high and dry.

Two leopards stuck up a tree above a lion kill

An incredible lion and leopard sighting follows an hour spent with wild dogs in Tanzania.

A conservation journey through Africa

2 safari managers set off on an Africa conservation adventure to learn more about the continent’s wildlife protection efforts.

A white baboon stands out from the crowd

An albino baboon has been seen wandering around Arusha National Park.

Chinese jailed 30 years for slaughter of 226 elephants

Two Chinese poachers are handed down one of the heaviest sentences aimed at curbing the illegal ivory trade.

5 charities worth supporting in Ngorongoro, Tanzania


Ngorongoro, Tanzania is an unforgettable place. Make an impact in the communities that make it so special by supporting some of these worthwhile charities.

Video: Tanzania as you’ve never seen it before

Watch these incredible scenes unfold from the land and the air in one of the most wild places on Earth.

A lion and his pet wildebeest

An unusual sighting of a lion playing with a wildebeest calf in the Serengeti!

13 reasons to visit Ruaha

There are many reasons to visit the extraordinary Ruaha National Park in Tanzania – here are just a few!

Active volcanos + wildlife safaris = a once-in-a-lifetime experience

If active volcano explorations, an insight into the origins of mankind, a fascination for all things geological and a yearning to connect with the wild are what turns you on, then this is for you!

The cheetah and the hare

A cheetah hunts a hare in the Serengeti National Park.

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