TANZANIA – THE UNTAMED
Tanzania boasts some of the most impressive national parks in Africa, containing some of the best range of wildlife on the entire continent . Serengeti "the place where the land moves on forever" has one of the oldest ecosystem on earth. The essential features of climate, vegetation and fauna have barely changed in the past million years. Early man himself made an appearance in Olduvai Gorge about two million years ago. Some patterns of life, death, adaptation and migration are as old as the hills themselves.
Mt Kilimanjaro is located above the gently rolling hills and plateaux of northern Tanzania. The snowy peak of Mt. Kilimanjaro, it’s slopes and glaciers shimmering above the rising clouds. Kilimanjaro is located near the town of Moshi and is a protected area, carefully regulated for climbers to enjoy without leaving a trace of their presence. The mountain’s ecosystems are as strikingly beautiful as they are varied and diverse. Hiking to the mountains peak ‘rooftop of Africa’ -- the highest point on the continent at 5896 metres -- is the adventure of a lifetime.
Mt. Meru is often neglected in favour of nearby to the east, but a visit to this spectacular mountain, located within Arusha National Park, is an unforgettable experience. It’s lower slopes are covered in dense highland forest, where colobus monkeys play and buffalo graze concealed beneath the thick foliage. The extinct volcano’s extensive base gives way to a perfectly formed crater.
Zanzibar is the ultimate Indian Ocean experience, with its fascinating historical Stone Town and magnificent beaches. The beaches are brilliantly white lapped by the warm turquoise waters of the Indian Ocean interspersed with picturesque fishing villages, where the people live a simple way of life, unchanged over the years providing the perfect place to relax, soak up the sun and take a break from some busy sightseeing with the only noise breaking the silence is likely to be the ocean.