Tagged: Tanzania

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Lake Manyara in pictures – Tanzania

After visiting an amazing coffee farm, Maggie and the team highly caffeinated and suitably pumped and keen to visit one of Tanzania’s national parks. We were quickly aware of the reality that this might not happen after visiting the park gates of the Ngorongoro Crater (unless you are willing to part...

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Coffee tour in the foothills of Mt Kilimanjaro

After our amazing week in Zanzibar, we decided to head to one of Tanzania’s most famous destinations: Mt Kilimanjaro. Not being avid hikers, we instead decided to go on a coffee tour in the foothills of Africa’s largest mountain. There are a number of companies that arrange these tours in Moshi – we chose the Kiliman Cultural...

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Zanzibar: fish markets, forests and beaches

Maggie and the team were up for some chilled lounging on the beach after our trip to Ruaha National Park, and so left the road behind and headed to Zanzibar. Zanzibar is a an island off the coast of Tanzania, in the Indian Ocean, 50 km off the coast of the mainland. The...

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Luxury bandas and wildlife viewing in Ruaha National Park

After spending a week on Lake Malawi, Maggie and the team headed north to Tanzania for some wildlife adventure. Our first stop was Ruaha National Park – Tanzania’s largest national park. Tanzania is well known for its wildlife and stunning national parks. A word of warning, however, about self-driving national parks in...

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Border Crossing: Malawi to Tanzania (Songwe)

Crossing the border to Tanzania by road from Malawi was was no problem at all. A visa on arrival, and some paperwork for the car… There is only one overland border crossing from between Malawi and Tanzania at the Songwe river – at Kasumulu on the Malawian side, and 115km south of Mbeya on the Tanzanian side....