Entries tagged: Tanzania

The Pangolin: What It Is and Where to Find It

The Pangolin: What It Is and Where to Find It

The pangolin is an elusive creature that has quickly become one of the world’s most trafficked mammals. They are hard to spot in the wild because of their nocturnal behavior, but we’ve rounded up five places for you to travel to increase your chances of spotting the pangolin.

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Tanzania Enacts New Visa-On-Arrival Process

Tanzania Enacts New Visa-On-Arrival Process

In August 2019 the Tanzanian government enacted a new visa-on-arrival handling process at Kilimanjaro International Airport (JRO), effective immediately. The process is cumbersome, and involves standing in three different lines, adding a significant amount of time to arrivals. With this change in place, it is our recommendation that all clients entering through JRO obtain a visa prior to departure, either by applying at the embassy or consulate, or processing the visa online.

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Don't Miss these January Africa Adventures

Don’t Miss these January Africa Adventures

When the weather gets dull and dreary in January, we could recommend many places to visit to escape the doldrums. This January—and throughout the whole year—we think you should consider an adventure in Africa. It’s crowd-free and wild as can be.

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Bizarre Animals on an African Safari

Bizarre Animals on an African Safari

The thrill of an African safari is the opportunity to witness wild and wonderful creatures in their natural habitats, from floodplains to fantastic grasslands. And sometimes in the midst of spotting the usual suspects (like giraffes, elephants, and lions), you may catch sight of something more unique. See these bizarre animals on an African safari. It will give you something even more exciting to share with your friends back home.

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Explore Together on a Tanzania Family Safari

Explore Together on a Tanzania Family Safari

The Tanzania Family Safari by Ker & Downey features a range of activities and ecosystems sure to capture both the young and young at heart. With exclusive child-friendly accommodations and complete flexibility, this is the perfect Tanzania experience, no matter the age or lifestyle.

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Calving Season in the Serengeti

Calving Season in the Serengeti

Traveling to Africa is exciting year-round as there is always game to be found across several countries, but some times of the year are truly magical. For a few weeks at the start of the year, traveling to the Serengeti in Tanzania gives you the rare opportunity to witness calving season in the Serengeti, where thousands of wildebeest are born each day.  Each year the Serengeti plays host to hundreds of thousands of animals during the migration. In June and July wildebeest make their way across the Grumeti River moving northwest in the park, a sight that easily tops the […]

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Singita Grumeti Reserve: A Year-Round Safari Destination

Singita Grumeti Reserve: A Year-Round Safari Destination

Explore the Singita Grumeti Reserve on a luxury safari with Ker & Downey.  Located in northern Tanzania, the 350,000 acre the Singita Grumeti Reserve is a vital part of the Serengeti Mara ecosystem. It was created to protect the path of the annual wildebeest migration, one of the greatest natural spectacles in the world. With its impressive set of properties that cater to different guests, it’s no wonder Singita Grumeti Reserve, Tanzania has won numerous awards and accolades. While the migration is certainly a highlight in Tanzania, the Singita Grumeti Reserve offers fantastic game-viewing experiences year-round. Because it’s a private […]

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Making a Splash: Unique Pools Around the Globe

Making a Splash: Unique Pools Around the Globe

There’s nothing like diving into a refreshing pool of water when the weather warms up. Summer calls for chilled cocktails, colorful swimsuits, and blazing sunsets enjoyed poolside. We’ve got a list of some of the world’s must-see unique pools that will make any journey go swimmingly.

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