Things to know about Selous Game Reserve

Things to know about Selous Game Reserve

Things to know about Selous Game Reserve

Located in Southern Tanzania, Selous Game Reserve covers 50,000 km2, estimated to be almost as thrice as the Serengeti National Park. Selous Game Reserve is home to significant concentrations of Giraffe, Rhinos, wild dogs and Cheetah, together with these animals it is one of the best reserves to spot the “Big Five” animals and birds too. Over 400 species of birds have been spotted in the park. Little do people know about this beautiful sleeping giant in the Southern Part of Tanzania. Since you are reading this, you will have a chance to learn a few new things about the Selous Game reserve. 1. It is among the largest faunal parks in the World.  Due to its wildlife diversity and untouched nature, various animals have inhabited the park. Such animals being, Zebras, wild dogs, Hippos, Crocodiles, Giraffes, Lions, Elephants and so much more. Permanent human inhabitation is restricted within the…

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Interesting things to know about the Ngorongoro Crater

Interesting things to know about the Ngorongoro Crater

Ngorongoro Conservation Area is the World’s largest unbroken, inactive, idle and unfilled volcanic caldera. Most people tend to be confused, but in fact, it is a caldera, a depression formed when a volcano explodes. This explosion is believed to happen several million years ago, and the top of the mountain collapsed on itself forming what we know now as the Ngorongoro Crater. Below are interesting things that you need to know about Ngorongoro Crater. Before the Mountain exploded, it is believed that it was of similar heights to Mount Kilimanjaro. After it exploded, it left a crater with 610 metres deep and over 200 km2rich infertile soils where vegetation strived, and animals moved in searching for food. Over20,000 people live in the Ngorongoro conservation area. They share the land with an incredible amount of wildlife. This was done so due to, the communities living within the Crater proved that they…

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5 Great reasons to visit Tarangire National Park

5 Great reasons to visit Tarangire National Park

Tarangire National Park is a national park found among Tanzania’s Northern Circuit Parks. Located around Manyara Region, the park got its name from the Tarangire River that crosses the park and it acts as a source of freshwater for its animals. The park can be visited from Arusha by road in less than 2 hours. Tarangire National Park is famously known for its large herds of Elephants and its massive old Baobabs around the park, together with these we have decided to put down more so as you can be pursued to visit and experience Tarangire. 1. Large Herds of Elephants: The huge herds of Elephants are one of the iconic symbols of the park. In fact, one of the oldest known Elephants to give birth to twins is found in Tarangire. During the dry season, the Elephants tend to flock in this park in search of water which may…

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5 Things You Need to Know About A Serengeti Safari

5 Things You Need to Know About A Serengeti Safari

The Serengeti is one of the most famous national parks in the African Safari Scene. Here you will be able to spot various wildlife activities such as the wildebeest migration, Predators hunting and so much more. Therefore, no surprise that this is a place that you would not dare miss out on your bucket list, whether during this period or sometimes in the future. To others, it is not just about its natural wonders but also for its world-class accommodation facilities located within the park. The origin of the name “Serengeti”  The name “Serengeti” is derived from the Maasai word “Siringit”, which means the “endless plains”.This accurately describes the endless vast savanna and its rolling hills. Though many people think that it is made up entirely of grassland, but it also consists of woodlands, forests, and savanna.  History of the Serengeti Serengeti is among the oldest national park in Tanzania…

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Amazing Facts About Tanzania

Amazing Facts About Tanzania

Located in Eastern Africa, Kenya, and Uganda to its North, Burundi, Rwanda, and Republic of Congo to its West, Zambia, Malawi, and Mozambique to its South and the Indian Ocean to its Eastern Side. Tanzania poses as one among the best safari destinations to be visited all year round. With over 30% of its land as National Parks, so much wildlife and scenic views to be experienced and enjoyed. Tanzania is among the biggest countries rich in a variety of Flora and Fauna allowing it to be among the most diverse in the World, from its beautiful beaches, tropical forests, mountains, rivers, lakes, waterfalls, islands and so much more. Below are the four most interesting facts about Tanzania that you may need to know. LARGEST NATIONAL PARK IN AFRICA Selous Game Reserve is the largest national park in Africa covering about 55,000 km2. Located in South-Eastern Tanzania, the park has…

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10 Things To Know Before Climbing Mt. Kilimanjaro

10 Things To Know Before Climbing Mt. Kilimanjaro

1. AMS Doesn’t Care How Fit You Are? If you’d wish to tick Kilimanjaro off your bucket list add Acute altitude sickness (AMS) education to your preparation. With the rapid elevation gains involved during a Kilimanjaro trek, climbers are at a high risk of AMS, so confirm you recognize the warning signs.  Dizziness, headache, fatigue, loss of appetite, nausea, and rapid pulse are all early symptoms, so stop and rest if they arise. If your condition doesn’t improve, descend immediately. A common misconception with AMS is that the fitter you’re, the less likely it’ll affect you. However, your fitness level, age, gender, or previous climbing experience don’t seem to matter — anyone can compass.  Fit climbers often suffer more severely because they’re more likely to ascend quicker or attempt to power through symptoms, which can only make matters worse. To be safe, see your doctor before making any solid plans…

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Climbing Mount Kilimanjaro – The Lemosho Route

Climbing Mount Kilimanjaro – The Lemosho Route

About Mount Kilimanjaro: Mount Kilimanjaro is an African tallest and world free-standing mountain. People from everywhere the world come to Tanzania to climb Kilimanjaro, hoping to square proudly at Uhuru Point – 19,341 feet high. Crowned in ice, Kilimanjaro may be a spectacular sight to behold. But this view won’t last long.  The glaciers are melting at an alarming rate thanks to warming and can be completely gone in 50 years. In 2013, an estimated 50,000 tourists climbed Kilimanjaro. the amount has been steadily growing each year.  What makes Kilimanjaro such a magnetic draw for adventurous folks is that climbing Kilimanjaro doesn’t require technical skills or mountaineering equipment like ice axes, crampons, harnesses and ropes. Kilimanjaro is entirely a walk up the mountain. As long as you’ll put one foot ahead of the opposite, and are in decent fitness, you’ll climb Kilimanjaro.  Climbing Mount Kilimanjaro – The Lemosho Route: The…

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Danakil Depression, A Natural Wonder in Ethiopia

Danakil Depression, A Natural Wonder in Ethiopia

The Danakil Depression in Ethiopia could be a rare but fascinating remote destination. Visitors might feel as if they’d landed on a unique planet. The Danakil Depression is extremely hot and features bubbling volcanoes and a singular landscape. The Danakil Depression is believed to be one of the foremost inhospitable places in the globe. It’s far and away from the most well-liked – with a mean daily temperature of over 34° Celsius (with peaks going overflow 50°), at about 125 meters below water level, the area has a minimal amount of rain per year. The area where the Danakil is found sits on three tectonic plates, which are constantly shifting. As a result, the Danakil is scattered with rock formations, springs and geysers. you’d expect that such an inhospitable place is totally desert. Alas, it is not. Those inquisitive about visiting the Danakil Depression are advised to rent a tour, especially considering…

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07 Great Tips for an Unforgettable Family Safari in Kenya

07 Great Tips for an Unforgettable Family Safari in Kenya

If you have got never been to Africa, you’ll have heard shocking stories of African family safaris gone wrong. These stories could cause you to hesitant to plan a family safari in Kenya, but Kenya, you ought to know maybe a prime and safe safari destination. It was voted Africa’s leading Safari Destination of 2017 for the second year in an exceeding row, and it houses a number of the world’s most well-liked safari destinations. as an example, Masai Mara National Reserve has been voted Africa’s leading parkland for 3 years consecutively. Diani Beach has been crowned Africa’s leading beach destination 4 times in an exceeding row since 2014, and also the Leopard Beach Resort & Spa in Mombasa was voted Africa’s leading family resort of 2017. With the solid facts provided, Talk to us for your Holidays in Kenya year-round. You may be positively surprised by the results you…

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3 Safari Destinations in Tanzania

3 Safari Destinations in Tanzania

TANZANIA: This relatively small African country has some of the largest herds of wild animals on the planet, and, in places, some of the highest concentrations of predators. Wildlife spectacles are guaranteed in such areas as the volcanic caldera at Ngorongoro, where animals inhabit the bowl-like lush environment in exceptional numbers, and across the endless plains of the great Serengeti. The great thing about Tanzania is how easy it is to combine its many spectacular aspects, from inland safari to blissful beach hideaway. Serengeti National Park:  Declared by UNESCO as one of the World Heritage Sites, the Serengeti National Park at 14,700 sq km is undoubtedly the best-known wildlife sanctuary in the world, unequaled for its natural beauty and breathtaking display of wildlife everywhere. Known by the Maasai people as “siringit-endless plains”, it is a land of vast grassland plains, acacia-studded savannas, wooded hills, and mountains.      Contiguous with the…

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