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Retima Hippo Pool

  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 […]

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Olakira Camp

  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 […]

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Moru Kopjes

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 […]

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Ngorongoro Crater

  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 […]

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Mbalageti Serengeti

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.  

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Maswa Game Reserve

  Maswa Game Reserve — Maswa is an extraordinarily beautiful area. It has wide open plains along the southern edge of the Serengeti. Rolling hills covered in thickets and rock kopjes are interspersed with seasonally dry rivers containing permanent water holes. And, of course, Maswa has plenty and varied wildlife that includes big game. The […]

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Maasai Village

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 […]

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Ikorongo Game Reserve

Ikorongo Game Reserve (Serengeti National Park)– this game reserve, established in 1993 and covering an area of 602 sq. kilometers, is located on the north side of the Serengeti. Visitors going through this area will likely find several wildlife species including the Thomsons gazelle, buffalos, Grant gazelles, zebras, wildebeests, sable antelopes, bushbacks, impalas warthogs, lions, […]

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Loliondo Game Controlled Area

Loliondo Game Controlled Area – the Serengeti eco-system is much larger that the Serengeti National Park itself, as it includes the game-controlled areas bordering the National Park. Bordering Serengeti to the east is the large Loliondo Game Controlled Area. The area is known for its Maasai culture, its spectacular natural beauty and for its variety […]

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Lake Masek

Lake Masek (Ngorongoro Conservation Area, Serengeti National Park) – this lake is located on the western edge of the Conservation Area. The conservation area is a multi-use zone where the animals are protected from poaching but additional human uses such as livestock grazing are allowed. One of the advantages for the conservation area over the […]