Tips & Tricks
Ngorongoro Crater – located 4 hours (191 km) west of Arusha, this is a deep volcanic crater, the largest unflooded and unbroken caldera in the world. About 20 km across, 600 meters deep, and 300 sq. km in area, the Ngorongoro Crater is a breathtaking natural wonder. The Ngorongoro Crater is also part of […]
Retima Hippo Pool (Seronera Valley, Serengeti National Park) – located 8 km north of Seronera, this site is where the course of the Seronera river joins the Orangi river and forms this deep pond puddled by hippos spending the day immersed in the water. Often visitors can only see their little pink ears and […]
Mbalageti Serengeti (Lodge) – this lodge is located on the western corridor of the Serengeti (on Mwamyeni Hill, overlooking the vast Dutwa Plain). The lodge offers a breathtaking 360-degree panorama view of the Serengeti plain lands and the Mbalageti River, where one of the main attractions is the annual migration of wildebeest and zebra.
Moru Kopjes (Serengeti National Park) — southwest of the Central Serengeti lies Moru, home to the black rhino. Moru Kopjes is home to the remaining population of black rhinos in the park. The Serengeti Rhino Project has a visitor’s center here where one can learn more about the conservation strategies being employed. Another highlight at […]
Lake Victoria – located west of Serengeti National Park and within driving distance of it, this natural wonder has a surface area of 68,800 sq. km. and is Africa’s largest lake. It’s also the planet’s second-largest freshwater lake (only North America’s Lake Superior is larger). The Lake is within three countries: Kenya, Tanzania and Uganda. […]
Maasai Village (Ngorongoro Highlands, Tanzania) – visitors can enrich their safari holiday with a visit to a Maasai village in the Ngorongoro Highlands – perhaps including a leisurely walk to the village across the rolling hills of the plateau. Tourists can spend time with the villagers, find out about their way of life, and join […]