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 […]
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 […]
Olakira Camp (Seronera, Serengeti National Park) – visitors at Olakira can follow the massive herds of wildebeest to two spectacular locations in the north and south of the Serengeti National Park, as well as the Ndutu region. Home from December to March, is in the NCA (Ngorongoro Conservation Area), game drives cover both the […]
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.
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. […]
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 […]