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The Best Tanzania Luxury Safari Tours

November 13, 2019 by Wito Africa Safaris Ltd.  

In Tanzania, you will explore the rich and diverse geography of this effortlessly beautiful country which seems to echo the very spirit of Africa on all levels. Plan every detail of your next Tanzania Luxury Safari Tourswith experts who know and love Africa. We provide the best yet affordable tour packages that best suit your need. 

Wito Africa Safaris provides the best Tarangire National Park Safaris

November 2, 2019 by Wito Africa Safaris Ltd.  

Promising massive elephant herds and less visitor traffic, Tarangire National Park safaris offer sensational game viewing experiences from June through November. During the main dry season, Tarangire National Park sees an ever-increasing number of animals concentrating at water sources, most notably at the Tarangire River, which runs through the heart of the park. With such a big number of prey animals throughout the park, Tarangire naturally attracts a variety of predators including all the big cats – lions, leopards, and cheetahs. Having so much to offer, Tarangire is one of the perfect spots for safari goers or photographers to observe (or photograph) the dynamics of the ecosystem where both predator and prey animals interact in pursuit of food and water. 

But a Tarangire National Park safari is not just about dramatic, heavyweight game viewing. There are other features to this park, notably the best place in northern Tanzania to see the dwarf baobab trees. Tarangire is also considered a bird-watcher’s paradise with a bird count of an incredible 550 colourful species! 

Planning Your Unforgettable Tarangire National Park safari experience with Wito Africa

Plan your Tarangire National Park safaris with the help of our Wito Africa experts so you can truly experience a true sense of wilderness. Existing within easy reach of the Serengeti and Ngorongoro Crater, theTarangire National Park is frequently ignored in favor of these famous destinations but this is nevertheless one of Tanzania's most fulfilling and diverse wildlife sanctuaries. Easy to combine with tours in the Serengeti and Ngorongoro Crater, a safari in Tarangire National Park safari brings you into a more wooded landscape than the open grasslands of the Serengeti and the Ngorongoro Crater. In addition to a healthy number of buffalo, giraffe, snakes, and zebra,  the uniqueness of the Tarangire ecosystem also provides home to a couple of beautiful animals that you won’t find in the Serengeti, for example, the extraordinary-looking gerenuk and fringe–eared Oryx.

Accommodation and Safari Activities offered in Tarangire National Park

Many of the accommodations that Wito Africa Safaris offer to their guests are located discreetly throughout the park or in adjoining private concessions. There is a good selection of safari lodges available, ranging from tree-house suites and top-end tented lodges to simple tented safari camps with walk-in tents and hot-water bucket showers. While game drives are the main focus for most accommodation providers, Wito Africa Safaris can coordinate a wide range of other safari activities including a hot air balloon ride, professionally guided walking safaris with an armed ranger, spot-lit night game drives, cultural exploration and community visits.  

To get started, Wito Africa Safaris has created a few suggested itinerary ideas and made them available on their extensive website at witoafricasafaris.com or simply speak with one of their safari experts at 1-315-805-4040 to start planning your unforgettable journey to Africa.

Explore the Greystoke Mahale Mountains National Park Safaris from the perspectives of our Safari Experts and Professional Topnotch Guides

August 31, 2019 by Wito Africa Safaris Ltd.  

Truly, planning Greystoke Mahale Mountains National Park safaris give us thrills! You will soon understand why we get these goose bumps, but for now let us give you a little orientation to this beautiful heaven on earth. Located in western Tanzania, Mahale borders the glistening waters of Lake Tanganyika. 

Lake Tanganyika

Forming the border between Tanzania and Congo, Lake Tanganyika is the world’s longest freshwater lake (660 km), and the deepest in Africa (over 1,436 m). It is also estimated to be between 9 and 13 million years old and is home to a huge volume of fish species. This, and the fact that it is the least polluted freshwater lake in the world, makes it an exceptional snorkeling and diving destination, if the mood takes you. Among its estimated 1,000 fish species, Tanganyika harbors 98% of the 250-plus species of cichlids, so you can expect a bright and vibrant underwater spectacle.

How to get to Mahale National Park Tanzania

The flights to Greystoke Mahale are available twiceweekly from Arusha Airport, with scheduled departures on Mondays and Thursdays. While most our guests like to combine chimpanzee trekking with a private guided tour to Katavi National Park, we can also easily organize a flight for you from the Serengeti after your exciting adventures of the northern safari circuit.
Greystoke Mahale Mountains National Park Safaris

Chimpanzee Trekking at Mahale Mountains National Park 

The jewel in its crown is that it is home to a population of around 900-1000 wild chimpanzees – some of the last of their kind in Africa. They are well accustomed to human visitors, thanks to a Japanese research project founded in the 1960s, and you will find that just being in their presence is a truly magical experience.

When to Go& Where to Stay:

Mahale is certainly amazing during the dry season (June – October) because chimps are feeding on the lower slopes and you will be rewarded with the best light for photography and close encounters. For a better chimp trekking experience, it is better if you are there in the early part of the dry season, just before everything dries out and the air becomes thick with haze. Having said that, our team has also been there during the green season and it was still a superb experience. The chimps were still in the lower slopes however, we did not have good light for photography. 

We stayed at Greystoke Mahale(one of the most iconic camps in Africa) and it was lovely. The staff and food were amazing. The guides were very knowledgeable (we are very close friends with some of the guides there) and they knew the whereabouts of all the chimp groups so we did not trek for a very long time until we were able to see them. Amongst the groups we encountered was a strong female leader called Fatuma, she came so close to us and it was such a remarkable experience for us. Other than chimp trekking, we did a boat cruise (on crystal clear waters of Lake Tanganyika), fishing and nature walking which was also very nice.

Greystoke Mahale Mountains National Park Safaris
Other Wildlife - While Mahale Mountains National Park is renowned for its habituated chimps, many other larger mammals are still present in the region. These include giraffe, buffalo, lion, leopard, and zebra, just to mention a few. The region also provides natural habitat for a variety of monkeys, porcupine, beautiful forest birds, and the rate sable antelope.
Get Expert Advice, Plan Your Unforgettable Chimp Trekking with Wito Africa Safaris - If you are planning a chimpanzee trekking experience and interested to know more details about our Greystoke Mahale Mountains National Park safaris, please visit our website (witoafricasafaris.com) and call us at 1-315-805-4040.

Explore the Greystoke Mahale Mountains National Park Safaris from the perspectives of our Safari Experts and Professional Topnotch Guides

August 22, 2019 by Wito Africa Safaris Ltd.  

Truly, planning Greystoke Mahale Mountains National Park safaris give us thrills! You will soon understand why we get these goose bumps, but for now let us give you a little orientation to this beautiful heaven on earth. Located in western Tanzania, Mahale borders the glistening waters of Lake Tanganyika. 

Lake Tanganyika

Forming the border between Tanzania and Congo, Lake Tanganyika is the world’s longest freshwater lake (660 km), and the deepest in Africa (over 1,436 m). It is also estimated to be between 9 and 13 million years old and is home to a huge volume of fish species. This, and the fact that it is the least polluted freshwater lake in the world, makes it an exceptional snorkeling and diving destination, if the mood takes you. Among its estimated 1,000 fish species, Tanganyika harbors 98% of the 250-plus species of cichlids, so you can expect a bright and vibrant underwater spectacle.

How to get to Mahale National Park Tanzania

The flights to Greystoke Mahale are available twiceweekly from Arusha Airport, with scheduled departures on Mondays and Thursdays. While most our guests like to combine chimpanzee trekking with a private guided tour to Katavi National Park, we can also easily organize a flight for you from the Serengeti after your exciting adventures of the northern safari circuit.
Greystoke Mahale Mountains National Park Safaris

Chimpanzee Trekking at Mahale Mountains National Park 

The jewel in its crown is that it is home to a population of around 900-1000 wild chimpanzees – some of the last of their kind in Africa. They are well accustomed to human visitors, thanks to a Japanese research project founded in the 1960s, and you will find that just being in their presence is a truly magical experience.

When to Go& Where to Stay:

Mahale is certainly amazing during the dry season (June – October) because chimps are feeding on the lower slopes and you will be rewarded with the best light for photography and close encounters. For a better chimp trekking experience, it is better if you are there in the early part of the dry season, just before everything dries out and the air becomes thick with haze. Having said that, our team has also been there during the green season and it was still a superb experience. The chimps were still in the lower slopes however, we did not have good light for photography. 

We stayed at Greystoke Mahale(one of the most iconic camps in Africa) and it was lovely. The staff and food were amazing. The guides were very knowledgeable (we are very close friends with some of the guides there) and they knew the whereabouts of all the chimp groups so we did not trek for a very long time until we were able to see them. Amongst the groups we encountered was a strong female leader called Fatuma, she came so close to us and it was such a remarkable experience for us. Other than chimp trekking, we did a boat cruise (on crystal clear waters of Lake Tanganyika), fishing and nature walking which was also very nice.

Greystoke Mahale Mountains National Park Safaris
Other Wildlife - While Mahale Mountains National Park is renowned for its habituated chimps, many other larger mammals are still present in the region. These include giraffe, buffalo, lion, leopard, and zebra, just to mention a few. The region also provides natural habitat for a variety of monkeys, porcupine, beautiful forest birds, and the rate sable antelope.
Get Expert Advice, Plan Your Unforgettable Chimp Trekking with Wito Africa Safaris - If you are planning a chimpanzee trekking experience and interested to know more details about our Greystoke Mahale Mountains National Park safaris, please visit our website (witoafricasafaris.com) and call us at 1-315-805-4040.