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Some Tips To Prepare For Your Tanzania Safari

People have been taking African safari tours for centuries, and with good reason – heading into the African plains to experience up close and personal encounters with the animals and scenery that is only present in that country is something that you will never forget. And thanks to today’s lower costs, setting up a safari in Tanzania has never been more affordable or simple.

Of course, you’re still going to be embarking on an adventure. This means that before you leave for your Tanzania safari you’ll want to take steps to make sure you are fully prepared for the experience. Here are a few key tips to keep in mind that can ensure you’re ready for your journey.

  • Know The Accommodations – Your Tanzania safari will last for more than just a day and a night. You’ll want to make sure you’re aware of what kind of accommodations you’re staying in so you can be mentally prepared for it. Check into this before you finalize your plans to ensure you’re getting the accommodations you want.
  • Check The Season – Any time of year will be great for African safari tours, but understand that the rainy seasons during October/November and April/May can get quite wet. Additionally, from Christmas to mid-January is peak season and can be far harder to book. In other words, the time of year you plan your trip can have a big impact on your experience.
  • Check On The Guide – Good tour companies will have English speaking guides, and some will have guides that speak other languages as well. Pay attention to the guide, their reputation, and their capabilities before you book.
  • Know The Area – A good Tanzania safari is something that should take you through the right areas in Africa. From Kilimanjaro to the Serengeti to Lemosho, there are numerous areas you’ll want to look into. Each offers its own experience, so choose the one that’s right for you.
  • Pack Properly – You’ll want to pack smart. Lighter is better, but be sure that you bring the right items and clothing that you’ll need throughout the trip. Take a look at recommended luggage and recommended gear in order to get a better idea about just what you’ll want to pack for your experience.

If you take a few minutes to make sure you’re prepared properly, you’ll be able to plan and enjoy your safari experience the right way. The tips above can help you get the most from your safari in Tanzania.

October 19, 2015 at 10:54 pm Leave a comment

A Tanzania Safari Could Be An Amazing Adventure

There are plenty of experiences out there that can truly be called amazing, and for many people the opportunity to live through them is very rare. However, booking a Tanzania safari is something that might be more affordable and more possible than you realize – and it could be the adventure of a lifetime that you’ve been waiting on.

African safari tours allow you to experience one of the most famous and beautiful landscapes in the world, and to do so in a truly majestic way. Instead of just passing through some of the more urban areas in Africa in the hopes of seeing an animal or two, you’ll actually be leaving on a long excursion through the African plains of Tanzania, seeing amazing animals up close and personal.

Animals might include rhinos, wildebeests, zebras, lions, and a huge range of other animals that make the cradle of civilization their home. And you’ll be driving through their homelands in vehicles that allow for up close experiences. Additionally, all-inclusive packages allow you to include accommodations within the price, making it much easier to plan out your trip and make the most of it.

These trips do require some basic planning, of course. You’ll want to time the trip properly, though any time of year is possible for African safari tours. Certain months and seasons may be better than others or rainier than others, and peak season is generally from Christmas to January. Still, you can expect to see animals and have a great adventure no matter the time of year – some times just offer better experiences than others.

It’s also important to pay attention to things like the specifics of your accommodations in order to understand what to expect. For example, most safaris will involve basic accommodations that can be compared to 3 star accommodations in America. But 5 star level accommodations are available provided you secure them. Planning ahead will make a difference here.

All in all, going on a Tanzania safari is an experience that you and your friends or family will remember for the rest of your lives. If you’re looking for a trip that truly is unlike any you’ve ever taken, it’s well worth considering heading to the African plains and seeing some of the planet’s most amazing animals up close and personally for yourself. It’s easier to plan for than you might realize, and the prices are often more affordable than people think as well.

October 12, 2015 at 10:54 pm Leave a comment


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