Category Archives: Tanzania

Planning Your Safari: Advice for Seeing the Migration in the Serengeti

You are probably very familiar with the common superlatives about the Serengeti migration: The Great Migration is the most massive overland migration in the world; The Serengeti ecosystem is the oldest on Earth; Nearly 1 and a half-million wildebeest and 250,000 … Continue reading

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Kilimanjaro Marathon — March 3, 2019

The next Kilimanjaro Marathon will be held on March 3, 2019. You can combine this great event with a Tanzania Safari, climb up Kilimanjaro, relax on Zanzibar, or all three! 15-Day Kilimanjaro Marathon with Safari and Climb Kilimanjaro February 23-March … Continue reading

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Best Safari Destinations for a First-Time Visit to Africa

An African safari is often next on the minds of our returning travelers from Peru, Costa Rica, the Galapagos, and elsewhere. However, Africa is a huge continent, with almost limitless options for a wildlife enthusiast. Here is some advice to … Continue reading

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Make a Difference Group Climbs Kilimanjaro to Help Local Tanzanian Children (August 2018)

Climbing the tallest mountain in Africa is not your average adventure. In fact, it can be life changing. In August 2018, Gina Galdabini of Chicago, IL, Paula Gambina of Redondo Beach, CA, and Joey Villarreal of Los Angeles, CA will … Continue reading

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Lodging Overview on our Tanzania Group Safaris

Our 5-day Tanzania Group Safari and 7-day Tanzania Group Safari are among the very best value safaris that anyone could dream of. We wanted to help wildlife enthusiasts who may not want to splurge on a luxury safari, yet also don’t necessarily … Continue reading

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Why Pick AWR for your Tanzania Safari?

When picking a safari company, here are the things to look at: Safari Guides Customize your Itinerary Selection of Accommodations Value for Money Knowledge & Passoin Happy Travelers Responsible Tourism 1) Safari Guides Our guides are professional, experienced, well-trained, certified, … Continue reading

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6 Tips to Prepare for Climbing Kilimanjaro

For many people, climbing Kilimanjaro is one of the hardest things they have done.  Being prepared will increase your chances of summiting, and will just make the hike more enjoyable.  Here are some tips to prepare for climbing Kilimanjaro you … Continue reading

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Top 13 Things to do in Zanzibar

Some of our favorite things to do in Zanzibar!  In no particular order — they are all great!  Start with our 4-Day Best of Zanzibar Trip >> 1) Scuba/Snorkeling Arguably the best diving is around Mnemba Island off the northeast … Continue reading

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Packing for your African Safari

Packing for your safari is fairly easy, but it may not be like packing for other trips, so here are some tips! As a general rule of thumb, plan to dress in layers.  I recommend lightweight hiking pants or zip-off … Continue reading

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Full Moon or New Moon for your Kilimanjaro Trek or Tanzania Safari

Summiting on or soon after a full moon is very beautiful and helps illuminate the landscape on summit day on Kilimanjaro without using headlamps.  Nighttime photos on Kilimanjaro and on safari are beautiful with the moon in the sky. However, … Continue reading

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