Archive for April, 2014
The selection of a Kilimanjaro climbing company is one of the biggest decisions you will make when planning a trekking trip in Tanzania. Several of these companies do not treat their porters well and work within a dishonorable barter system. Zara Tours is a marked exception, using a portion of all proceeds to support porter services.
If you are unsure of a climbing company’s rating, be sure to check with the Mount Kilimanjaro Porters Society (MKPS) to ensure the well-being of everyone involved in the trek. This is only one example of the pre-trip resources available to you.
Climbers often have preparatory questions before they actually take this once-in-a-lifetime trip. We will try to answer some of those questions for you now. (more…)
For the seventh year in a row, Zara Tours will be sponsoring the Ngorongoro half marathon, which will be held on April 19, 2014 in Arusha, Karatu. It’s all part of raising awareness and fighting Malaria. World Malaria Day is April 25. (more…)
It’s not enough that you’ve found the best safari in Tanzania through Zara Tours, now you have to decide when to take it – a decision impacted by weather, sightseeing, and your trip itinerary, to name a few factors. This is one of the excursions where timing truly is everything.
Luckily, our staff is full of expert advice when it comes to timing. We would like to share some of that advice with you today. (more…)