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How to Get the most of Tanzania Safaris

 African Safari Holidays, Safaris,
   Nov 21, 2015 | 2:08 am


If you are planning on a Tanzania safari, you still have a lot to learn. We will break it down to you in a very simple and exciting manner so that you go prepared to enjoy the best of Tanzania. Like many travelers, you expect to do a lot of game drives especially in famous parks like Serengeti. So if you love animals, Tanzania safaris are just perfect for you. One thing you need to remember is that travel experiences are very personal so what one would consider a wonderful getaway may not fit the tastes of someone else. With this in mind, we will try to keep the tips as general as possible to help you prepare for Tanzania safaris. The other nitty gritty details, you can always plan for as you go. But here are some words of advice for your trip to Tanzania. #1 Plan to spend…

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5 Must-Know Tips Before Going for Kenya Safaris

 African Safari Holidays, Safaris,
   Nov 16, 2015 | 1:32 am


From amazing photo opportunities to breathtaking landscapes, friendly locals and a rich culture, Kenya safaris have so much to offer. Places like Masai Mara National Reserve are known to attract people from all over and are a must-visit when travelling to Kenya. But you have lots to do in terms of preparation if you are getting ready for an adventurous safari. We’ll help you in these initial planning stages. If you are planning on going for a Kenya Safari, here are a couple of things you need to be aware of. #1 Choose your camps well There are lots of camps and lodges that provide amazing accommodation options for your Kenya safari. However, you need to look at the options really carefully and choose one that suits your needs best. Among the factors to consider when choosing a safari lodge include its location, security and dining arrangements offered. A good…

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10 Factors to Evaluate when Searching for the Best Safari Camps in Kenya

 African Safari Holidays, Hotels and Lodges, Safaris,
   Nov 11, 2015 | 5:13 am


There are lots of different places to stay while on an African Safari. From the luxurious tented camps to safari lodges and bush camps. Whatever you choose will depend on your budget and needs as well as the places you find most comfortable and relaxing. But most importantly, you want to find safari camps in Kenya that offer an exceptional food and dining experience with proper management, a good location and reasonable price. Those are among the factors we shall discuss below to help you find a safari camp that’s perfect for your holiday.  Finding the perfect safari camps in Kenya Everyone has a unique set of needs when it comes to safari accommodation. There’s a traveler whose top priority is to find a location that has the best view whereas someone else prefers a camp with the best dining arrangement and quality service. While we all want to experience…

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How to Compare Masai Mara Safari Packages

 African Safari Holidays, National Parks and Reserves, Safaris,
   Nov 06, 2015 | 6:38 am


If you consider yourself a savvy traveler, then the process of planning for a vacation should involve doing a lot of comparisons. For you to find the cheapest Masai Mara safari packages, you will need to know how to do comparison shopping. You’ll have a higher chance of saving more and getting the holiday of your dreams if you start shopping early. 5 Tips for shopping for the best Masai Mara Packages When travelling to Masai Mara, among the things you should be looking for are a nice tented camp with decent food, the perfect wildlife viewing spot and a friendly customer relationship team.  Masai Mara Packages can have deals that fit your budget and tastes. But most of the best offers don’t last very long. So here are a few tips to help you get started. Start Early Travelers who begin planning for their safari early enough always get…

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5 Tips to Get the Most of Tanzania Safaris

 African Safari Holidays, National Parks and Reserves, Safari Animals, Safaris,
   Nov 01, 2015 | 8:50 pm


If you are planning on a Tanzania safari, you still have a lot to learn. We will break it down to you in a very simple and exciting manner so that you go prepared to enjoy the best of Tanzania. Like many travelers, you expect to do a lot of game drives, especially in famous parks like the Serengeti. So if you love animals, safaris in Tanzania can be just perfect for you. One thing you need to remember is that travel experiences are very personal so what one would consider a wonderful getaway may not fit the tastes of someone else. With this in mind, we will try to keep the tips as general as possible to help you prepare for Tanzania safaris. The other nitty gritty details, you can always plan for as you go. But here are some words of advice for your trip to Tanzania. 1.…

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The Wildebeest Migration in Kenya Facing Extreme Risks

 Safari Animals, Safaris,
   Oct 26, 2015 | 4:06 pm


The wildebeest migration is one of nature’s best spectacle that occurs in Kenya and Tanzania every year. With the increase in population in East Africa together with major developments that are affecting land use, there is a great concern about the declining wildebeests in East Africa. Research has shown that a decade ago, there were 1.5 million wildebeests participating in the migration. However, this number has declined to 1.2 million in recent years. There are a number of things that may have affected the population of wildebeests in East Africa and we will look at them below. What threatens the wildebeest migration in Kenya? The decline in population of wildebeests can be attributed to a variety of factors. In order for us to address the issue and prevent this great spectacle from being interrupted, it is important to understand where the problem lies and focus on restoring the wildebeest migration…

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12 Fun Facts About Rhinos

 Wildlife Facts,
   Oct 21, 2015 | 3:22 pm


Rhinos are lovable herbivorous who often nibble on fruits and grasses in the forest. There are different species of rhinos that have distinct features and behaviors. Let’s take a look at some fun facts about rhinos you probably didn’t know. Rhinos are among the most endangered species in the world. There are only 5,550 black rhinos and 20,405 southern white rhinos in the world. There are only 6 northern white rhinos remaining in the world. Rhino horns contain a number of key minerals that are found in the human body, such as calcium which is why they are strong. They also contain keratin and melanin, which protects the horn from harmful UV rays. The reason why rhino horns curve backwards towards the head is that, they consist a greater number of keratin at the front than at the back. If a rhino horn breaks, it can slowly regenerate. Some rhinos…

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A Simple Guide on the Serengeti National Park

 African Safari Holidays, National Parks and Reserves, Safaris,
   Oct 16, 2015 | 2:53 pm


Covering 5,700 square miles, Serengeti National Park is the oldest and most well-known park in Tanzania. But there is nothing more exciting than seeing more than a million wildebeests, zebras and other animals travel miles in a pack. Famous for the Wildebeest Migration, the park offers a vibrant game viewing experience that people travel from all over the world to enjoy the wildlife. The vast park has a huge population of diverse animal species, including mammals, giraffes, elephants, hippos and lions. Entry Fees to the Serengeti National Park The most current rates for entering the park are $60 for adult visitors (above the age of 16) and $30 for children (between 5-16 years old) and free for children under 5. This fee applies for a 24hour stay at the park. Best time to Visit Serengeti When planning to travel to the park, expect to find a good game viewing experience…

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All you need to Know About Kenya Tanzania Safaris

 African Safari Holidays, Hotels and Lodges, National Parks and Reserves,
   Oct 11, 2015 | 2:27 pm


Kenya and Tanzania are among the best places to visit for an amazing African wildlife safari. The best thing about Kenya Tanzania Safaris is that they are remarkably affordable. You get to experience the best of East Africa with stunning views and landscapes together with a diverse wildlife species that you wouldn’t find anywhere else in the world. Everywhere you go in Kenya or Tanzania, you will meet friendly locals, experience a rich culture and enjoy the best moments of an African safari. But since we know it’s hard to decide where to go, we have done a simple review on Kenya Tanzania safaris to give you an idea of places to visit, what to do and what you should expect. Read on to find out more. Why opt for a Kenyan Tanzanian safari? There are many reasons to visit these two beautiful African nations. Top on the list is…

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Fun Things to do at Masai Mara National Reserve

 National Parks and Reserves, Safaris,
   Oct 06, 2015 | 1:43 pm


The famous Masai Mara National Reserve needs no introduction. It is one of the most visited parks by both international and local visitors. Its wildlife is familiar to everyone who has had a chance to not only visit, but also watch it on TV. Most African safari documentaries are shot from this location, making it famous across the globe. The Mara, as it is commonly known is home to Africa’s big five animals as well as other animals in their natural habitat. Whoever gets a chance to visit the Mara experiences the feeling of communing with wild animals in their home. The wildebeest, zebras, impalas, elephants, giraffes, cheetahs and lions are just but some of the animals found in the Mara. This vast concentration of game is courtesy of the reliable rains and plenty of vegetation that supports the animals within. The Masai Mara National Reserve is the northern extension…

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