Serengeti National Park, in northern Tanzania, is known for its massive annual migration of wildebeest and zebra. Seeking new pasture, the herds move north from their breeding grounds in the grassy southern plains. Many cross the marshy western corridors crocodile-infested Grumeti River.
Situated only 37 km from Arusha, Arusha National park is stated to be the starting point of all the African Safaris. This smaller park covers 137 sq. Km, but immerse as one of the most beautiful park in whole of Tanzania and seems to be the fittest one for a day trip. Some of the distinct features of the park.
The park is located in Northern Tanzania, 126 km west of Arusha town along the Makuyuni-Ngorongoro road, strategically located along the high way to Ngorongoro and Serengeti and is easily accessible by road and air (charter or scheduled flights).
Ngorongoro Conservation Area is in northern Tanzania. Its home to the vast, volcanic Ngorongoro Crater and big 5 game (elephant, lion, leopard, buffalo, rhino). Huge herds of wildebeests and zebras traverse its plains during their annual migration. Hominin fossils found in the Olduvai Gorge date back millions of years.
Tarangire National Park is the sixth largest national park in Tanzania; it is located in Manyara Region. The name of the park originates from the Tarangire River that crosses the park. The Tarangire River is the primary source of fresh water for wild animals in the Tarangire Ecosystem during the annual dry season.
Mkomazi National Park is located in northeastern Tanzania on the Kenyan border, in Kilimanjaro Region and Tanga Region. It was established as a game reserve in 1951 and upgraded to be a national park in 2006.The park covers over 3,234 square kilometres (323,400 ha).
The Selous Game Reserve is one of the largest faunal reserves of the world, located in the south of Tanzania.The reserve covers a total area of 54,600 km2 (21,100 sq mi) and has additional buffer zones.It was named after Englishman Sir fredrick selous , a famous big game hunter and early conservationist.
The Park has been divided into two eco-zones by the road that has crossed across the park. The river basin of Mkata has the alluvial soil which support to the vegetation of the Savannah dotted with acacia, baobab, tamarind and some rare palm trees.
Ruaha National Park takes its name from the Ruaha River, which flows along its southeastern border. Ruaha’s unusually high diversity of antelope is a function of its location, which is transitional to the acacia savannah of East Africa and the miombo woodland belt of Southern Africa.
Udzungwa Mountains National Park is a national park in Tanzania with a size of 1,990 km2 (770 miles2) .The habitats contained within the national park includes tropical rainforest, mountain forest, miombo woodland, grassland and steppe. There is a vertical height range of 250–2,576 metres (the peak of Lohomero).
Kitulo National Park is a protected area of montane grassland on the Kitulo Plateau in the southern highlands of Tanzania. The park is at an elevation of 2,600 metres (8,500 ft) between the peaks of the Kipengere and Poroto mountains and covers an area of 412.9 square kilometres (159.4 sq mi).
Covering an area of 4471 sq km, Katavi National Park is located about 40km from Mpanda town in southwest Tanzania, to the east of Lake Tanganyika, lying within a truncated arm of the Great Rift Valley that terminates in the shallow expanse of Lake Rukwa.
Gombe National Park (often, but incorrectly, called "Gombe Stream National Park"), is located in western Kigoma Region, Tanzania, 10 miles (20 km) north of Kigoma, the capital of Kigoma Region. Established in 1968.
Mahale Mountains National Park lies on the shores of Lake Tanganyika in Kigoma Region, Tanzania. Best known for its chimpanzee population and one of the other most important characteristic of the park is that this is one of only two protected areas for chimpanzees in the country.
Bagamoyo, Tanzania, is a town founded at the end of the 18th century, though it is an extension of a much older (8th century) settlement, Kaole. It was the capital of German East Africa and was one of the most important trading ports along the East African coast.
The most unique factor of this national park is that this is the only Tanzanian wildlife sanctuary that is bordering to the sea. With the coastal hot and humid climate it displays varieties of mixed flora and fauna of both the marine and the mainland.
Mafia Island is the site of Tanzania first Marine Park which was gazetted in 1995. The Park covers the southern half of the island and part of the north-east.
Set like a jewel in tranquil coral waters, only 20 minutes flight from Dar es Salaam, is one of the world most beautiful islands – Zanzibar.
The Maasai Mara National Reserve (also known as Maasai Mara, Masai Mara and by the locals as The Mara) is a large game reserve in Narok County, Kenya, contiguous with the Serengeti National Park in Mara Region, Tanzania.
Amboseli National Park, formerly Maasai Amboseli Game Reserve, is in Kajiado County, Kenya. The park is 39,206 hectares (392 km2; 151 sq mi) in size at the core of an 8,000 square kilometres (3,100 sq mi).
Tsavo West offers some of the most magnificent game viewing in the world and attractions include elephant, rhino, Hippos, lions, cheetah, leopards, Buffalos, diverse plant and bird species including the threatened.
Tsavo East National Park is one of the oldest and largest parks in Kenya at 13,747 square kilometres. Situated in a semi-arid area previously known as the Taru Desert it opened in April 1948, and is located near.
Nairobi National Park is a national park in Kenya. Established in 1946, the national park was Kenya's first. It is located approximately 7 kilometers (4 mi) south of the center of Nairobi, Kenya's capital city.
Dominated by a gentle rolling terrain with open bush and woodlands and the typical of the dry rift valley vegetation it is a great national park to visit. In 1961 the lake was established as a National park.
Come touch the sky Climbing to 5199 meters, Mount Kenya is the second tallest mountain in Africa. The scenery surrounding this designated World Heritage Site is breath-taking. It is pristine wilderness with lakes.
The national parks of Rwanda are protected ecosystems and wildlife reserves located within the borders of Rwanda in east central Africa. It is part of the great Virunga volcano conservation region which covers Virunga national park.
The Virunga Mountains (also known as Mufumbiro) are a chain of volcanoes in East Africa, along the northern border of Rwanda, the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), and Uganda.
We believe that safaris are not only meant for people with deep pockets and double and quadruple source of income. Even if you're far off in any European country, our Tanzania Budget Camping Safari.
Tanzania is not only a country with diverse wildlife and landscape, but it is large in area as well. It offers more than adventure to every traveler, so one can easily take Tanzania Classic Adventure Safari for real travel delight.
Tanzania is a land which invariably amazes visitors with its natural diverse beauty. At the same time, the remarkable unity, collective identity, and the warm hospitality of the locals leaves an indelible impression on all who visit Tanzania.
The annual trip of Great Migration spanning across Tanzania is the best wildlife spectacle in the world. Somewhere close to 1.7 million wildebeests and zebras take part in the circular migration trip in search of fresh grassland which begins in Tanzania.
Honeymoon Safari are considered the turning point for the newlyweds where they can get away for few days from the chaotic everyday life and get to know each other better and plan for the future.
Tanzania Safaris are an excellent space to spend quality time with your family amidst wildlife in its true state. Wild animals roaming around the bushes freely and colossal bird species flocking to the shores .
Tanzania Safaris are a trip of a lifetime. Lions, rhinos scarcely any meters away from you grunting, keeping their eyes on you all the time when your vehicle passes by, is not something you get to experience every other day.
If you're a bird lover, enjoy traveling, and have few days off from work or are planning a break then you have to take a Tanzania Birding Safari. Africa is not only a wildlife heaven, but also an ornithological paradise.
Photography has become an integral part of our lives. Selfies, DSLRs, and photography are raging through youths all over the world. No occasions, trips, ceremonies, rituals now ever seem complete with clicks and flashes.
Tanzania Safari is perhaps the best way to immerse yourself completely into the natural and purest form of wildlife where they're left undisturbed on their own to grow and prosper in large protected areas. Most people think safaris come.
Mount Meru is the second highest mountain in Africa confined within the boundaries of Arusha National Park. It is a stunning mountain to climb in its own right. The wildlife sightings and biodiversity is unparallel to that of Mount Kilimanjaro. Contact us for more details.
Often dubbed as Mini Kilimanjaro, it is the second highest mountain in Africa confined within the boundaries of Arusha National Park. It is a stunning mountain to climb in its own right. The wildlife sightings and biodiversity is unparallel to that of Mount Kilimanjaro. Our experienced and licensed rangers will guide you through your entire Mount Meru Climbing journey.
It is often used as a secondary warm up destination for climbers looking to trek Mount Kilimanjaro to get acclimatized. Compared to Mount Kilimanjaro, it receives way less tourists and hence is free from massive crowds. As there will be lesser crowd, you'll have maximum chance of spotting animals inhabiting the lower reaches of Mount Meru Climbing in Arusha, some of which are giraffes, buffalos, baboons, elephants, antelopes, and colobus monkeys. In addition to that, expect to see some 400 variety of bird species in your trekking tour. This less-tourist factor gives you the opportunity to avail momentary isolation, trek in peace, and get the most out of this wonderful place.
Mount Meru with a height of 4,562 meters was formed 250,000 years ago as a result of a strong volcanic eruption that destroyed much of the eastern flank. The second peak of this mountain, called Little Meru, is also an excellent trekking place especially for novice trekkers.
So to acclimatize with Mount Meru, contact Professional Safari Africa and find more information about Mount Meru Climbing for your adventurous trip.
Price for 4 Days Mount Meru Climb
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Transfer from Arusha town to Arusha National Park, check in with park personnel, and in the late morning, walk under the Momella Gate to begin your trek. You soon pass some open grassland where you can view buffalo, warthogs, and elephants. Then, you continue a steady climb through Montane forest. You can pause for your lunch at the famous Fig Tree. After lunch you, continue through less dense forest, where you can see birds and monkeys, including the black and white Colobus. By mid afternoon, you have closer views of Meru’s towering cliffs and Ash Cone. The Miriakamba Huts are situated in an idyllic grassy glade, and you will reach it in time to enjoy the afternoon sun and beautiful views over the surrounding plains between Meru and Kilimanjaro.
It is often clear in the morning, so if you want a view of Kilimanjaro, get up early. From the Miriakamba Huts, you climb steeply to the crater rim, which is called Elephant Ridge at this point. Then, you follow a steep path through attractive open lush Montane Forest to reach the giant heather in the Moorland near the saddle between Little Meru and Meru. A hot lunch will be ready for you when you arrive at the Saddle Huts. Your afternoon is free to rest and enjoy the views, but energetic trekkers can make the short climb to the nearby summit of Little Meru (3,820 m/12,533 ft) for superb views just before sunset.
Start early at 2 AM, and climb steeply for an hour to Rhino Point (3,800 m/12,467 ft). In icy conditions or in strong winds, it may be unreasonable to progress beyond Rhino Point, but sunrise from here is equally as spectacular as from Cobra Point. If the weather is fine, descend slightly and continue along or near a rough undulating ridge of ash and rock to reach Cobra Point (4,350 m/14,271 ft) near sunrise. The stunning views include the cliffs of the crater rim, the Ash Cone rising from the crater floor, Kilimanjaro floating on the morning clouds, and the Rift Valley. Hike for another hour on a superb but often steep path into the unfolding day to reach the summit of Meru. The view from the top of this steep-sided peak can make you feel quite unique and suspended. Your hike back to Rhino Point in the still sharp morning light between the crater’s sloping outer wall and sheer cliffs of the inner wall is one of the most dramatic and exhilarating walks in Africa. Enjoy brunch and a well-earned rest at the Saddle Huts before continuing your descent to the Miriakamba Huts where you will spend the night if you are on the 4-day itinerary.
Taking a slightly different route, make a fast descent through open grassland and mixed forest, with good chances of seeing wildlife. This trail has excellent views back toward the crater and over the plains of the national park. You will reach Momella Gate by late morning. Remember to tip your guides and porters! A vehicle will take you back to the Hotel in Arusha where it is definitely time for celebration!
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