Overview Tanzania

Visiting Tanzania

Tanzania is a loaded treasure map for adventurous souls: the mere mention of Mount Kilimanjaro and the Serengeti inspires awe. For others, smaller mountains and craters offer tamer grounds for exploration, including Ngorongoro Crater, a majestic setting for observing traditions of the Masaai people. Tanzania is a loaded treasure map for adventurous souls: the mere mention of Mount Kilimanjaro and the Serengeti inspires awe. For others, smaller mountains and craters offer tamer grounds for exploration, including Ngorongoro Crater, a majestic setting for observing traditions of the Masaai people.    Close

Stories and Tips Tanzania

15 Photos  
The Tanzanian Game Parks - Ngorongoro Conservation Area

Written by MilwVon on 26 Sep, 2011

Ngonorgoro Conservation Area is comprised of the crater floor of an extinct volcano along with the surrounding land around the crater's rim. It is here that many Maasai have been relocated by the government in order to create the Serengeti National Park. As…Read More


22 Photos  
The Tanzanian Game Parks - Serengeti National Park

Written by MilwVon on 26 Sep, 2011

We spent two nights in the Serengeti, providing ample time for game drives to view the wildlife in this wonderful national park. Admittedly, with the size of the Serengeti National Park (5,700 square miles) it is probably impossible to get to all areas in…Read More


10 Photos  
Discovering the Exotic Spices of Zanzibar

Written by nofootprint on 12 Nov, 2009

Spice TourThis was wonderful tour and a great value at 13.00 per person. We were picked up at 9:00AM and an hour later with the bus crammed to capacity we were on our way. There was no AC and we were thankful for windows!!Our guide…Read More


5 Photos  
Exploring Stone Town

Written by nofootprint on 11 Nov, 2009

We are ready now for the bustle of Stone Town . The 4 nights on the beach gave us the rest we needed but its time to start exploring. The hour or so drive was interesting and took us across the island to our…Read More


18 Photos  
Cooling our Heels on the North Coast

Written by nofootprint on 15 Oct, 2009

We flew Precision Air to Zanzibar from Kilimanjaro Airport. Despite our apprehension our plane left on time! We had read some horror stories of lengthy delays and numerous cancellations but we have only good things to say. It was a nice flight with good service.…Read More


20 Photos  
Ngorongora Crater Safari

Written by nofootprint on 13 Oct, 2009

The Ngorongora Crater We feel so fortunate the morning we visit the crater. The skies are clear with no low lying clouds or fog , both common in this area. Our view is spectacular as we descend the breathtaking 610 meters to the crater floor.…Read More


13 Photos  
Mosquito River and the People Who Live There

Written by nofootprint on 12 Oct, 2009

Mosquito River ( MTO WA MBU)We visited here on our return to Arusha. Leaving the lands that are plagued by drought behind ,Mosquito River seems like an Oasis . Not really so however. This area gets its name from the large number of mosquitosthat breed…Read More


10 Photos  
One More Lion Story

Written by nofootprint on 12 Oct, 2009

The Lions Eat TonightOur day was almost over in the Serengeti when we came upon our grande finale! Near the road was a pride of female lions , 12 in all, enjoying their freshly killed zebra. It was a thrilling and somewhat chilling sight to…Read More


6 Photos  
Road Trip from Kenya to Tanzania

Written by nofootprint on 09 Oct, 2009

Shuttle – ( Rainbow Shuttle)Nairobi to ArushaAs promised our drive arrived at 7:30 AM to take us to Arusha. What some said would be a 5-hour trip in actual fact took 7 hours. It was a rough trip for at least ¾ of the way…Read More


Organised Adventure - Travelling on a Group Tour

Written by Cat19 on 26 Aug, 2009

The Adventure Company is a travel agent in the same genre as Exodus, Explore or Intrepid Travel for example. That is, companies offering organised trips with fixed departure dates, for limited size groups, often involving more adventurous activities or unusual destinations and with an…Read More


  • 1-10 of 81 Tanzania Stories And Tips