Best Southern Circuit Safaris In Tanzania

Best Southern Circuit Safaris In Tanzania

Sue Watt, April 19, 2018 Categories: Tanzania, Travel Tips
Discovering Southern Circuit Safaris in Tanzania: Ruaha National Park and Selous Game Reserve. Tanzania has just about everything you could wish for in an African safari holiday. Safaribookings, the largest online safari marketplace for safari tours, has declared it Africa’s best safari destination following a thorough analysis...
Upheaval in the Safari Industry as the Impact of New Tanzania VAT Tax Starts to Bite

Upheaval in the Safari Industry as the Impact of New Tanzania VAT Tax Starts to Bite

Jeroen Beekwilder, October 18, 2017 Categories: SafariBookings News, Tanzania
Tanzania faces blowback from its recent VAT introduction with its all-important safari industry struggling to maintain its leading position in East Africa...
VAT Changes in Tanzania Affect Tour Operators and Safari Tourists

VAT Changes in Tanzania Affect Tour Operators and Safari Tourists

The Tanzanian government has thrown the safari industry into a state of confusion by introducing a value-added tax (VAT) of 18% to many tourist services previously exempt from VAT. The changes became applicable as at 1 July 2016...
Becoming a Safari Guide -Week 4: Lions Under the Bush

Becoming a Safari Guide -Week 4: Lions Under the Bush

A month ago Asilia Africa invited a person of great intellect to come and sit in on their wildlife safari guide training camp in northern Tanzania’s Tarangire National Park. Now, please don’t tell Asilia this, but that person...
Becoming a Safari Guide - Week 3: Bush Tucker

Becoming a Safari Guide - Week 3: Bush Tucker

For the past three weeks I’ve been acting as a ‘mosquito/testse fly on the wall’ at an Asilia Africa safari guide training camp in northern Tanzania’s Tarangire National Park. For the first week I learnt all about the birds that...
Becoming a Safari Guide - Week 2: Figs and Dung

Becoming a Safari Guide - Week 2: Figs and Dung

For the past two weeks I’ve been acting as a ‘fly on the wall’ (a really annoying, biting, buzzy one at that) at an Asilia Africa Safari Guide training camp in northern Tanzania’s Tarangire National Park...
Becoming a Safari Guide - Week 1: Pulling Helen’s Hair

Becoming a Safari Guide - Week 1: Pulling Helen’s Hair

“Stupid bird likes to pull every Helens hair” said Pietro with a grin, “Remember this and it will help you with identification”. We were in Tarangire National Park, which forms the southern piece in a jigsaw of stunning national parks in northern Tanzania...
The Road to Becoming an Asilia Safari Guide

The Road to Becoming an Asilia Safari Guide

Stuart Butler will be joining the acclaimed safari guide and conservation group, Asilia Africa as a ‘fly on the wall’ at one of their wildlife guide training camps in Tanzania’s Tarangire National Park...
The Very Name Zanzibar Conjures up Exotic and Romantic Images

The Very Name Zanzibar Conjures up Exotic and Romantic Images

Lizzie Williams, December 1, 2014 Categories: African Hotspots, Tanzania
Zanzibar has some of the best palm-fringed beaches in the world, and the Indian Ocean’s white-sailed dhows and Stone Town’s noble Arabian architecture reflects the island’s intriguing Swahili culture.
Climbing to the Snows of Mount Kilimanjaro

Climbing to the Snows of Mount Kilimanjaro

Lizzie Williams, October 7, 2014 Categories: African Hotspots, Tanzania
The highest mountain in the world that can simply be walked up, the ascent of Mount Kilimanjaro is an adventurous break from game viewing and reaching the ‘Roof of Africa’ is one of the continent’s greatest challenges.