Blog - Tanzania

Our blogs are another way to find out more of the destinations and experiences you might want to consider when you're travelling.

This library of stories, articles and observations are written by our travellers, consultants, people we work with in destinations, and travel journalists.
Have a look at our 'Interviews' to meet a few of our travellers -- and if you're a Tribes traveller and want to either write a blog or take part in a 'Face to Face with ...' interview, we'd love to hear from you.
Enjoy!

Dave Lock
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Dave on a walk from Asilia's The Highlands, Ngorongoro Crater, Tanzania © DLock

A Night in the Highlands

Dave spends a night in The Highlands, Asilia's extraordinary dome-tented camp at Ngorongoro in Tanzania.

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Going on safari in the green season

I was travelling to northern Tanzania at the start of May, known for being the green (or rainy) season.

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In the Tribe: Face-to-face with Marcus Rutherford

Artist and lawyer Marcus Rutherford has travelled with Tribes eight times since 2013 - and always to Tanzania.

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The unexpected is often the best

When Dr Robert Climie travelled to Northern Tanzania with Tribes in January 2019, he wasn't expecting one of the highlights of the trip to be a simple road journey.

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Sunrise in Selous

Tribes' client Patricia McKay experienced a glorious sunrise while travelling in Tanzania with us And she describes it - and some of the other highlights of her trip - in the most beautiful way! © Shutterstock – Ondrej Prosicky "The dawn creeps up upon you stealthily and almost imperceptibly at first.

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How to avoid crowds in the Ngorongoro Crater

Its wealth of natural attractions make the Ngorongoro Crater a particularly sought-after spot for wildlife enthusiasts coming on safari in northern Tanzania.

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Meeting Darwin and Gremlin

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Northern Serengeti in the Low Season

Sitting alone, a large, battle-scarred male with a chunk missing out of his top lip was trying to disassociate himself from the seven females and youngsters relaxing in the sunshine on the edge of a dry riverbed.

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Kwihala Camp

Tribes’ director, Amanda Marks, explored Ruaha for 2 weeks in June 2018 Staying at or inspecting all of the lodges and camps, game driving in the east, west and centre, and talking to the camp owners, managers and guides.

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