Our Safari Destinations

Have you always dreamed of seeing Africa and all it has to offer? Then you are in the right place! Tanzania Outdoor Adventures is a small, boutique outfitter specializing in customized African safaris, and we provide experiences large commercial companies cannot deliver. We will assemble a safari just for you, based on what you want to see, how much time you have, and of course your budget. We can go from rustic to luxurious. Here are a few of our favorite destinations:

 
 
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Ngorongoro Crater

Often described as the "Eden of Africa", Ngorongoro Crater is the most unique caldera in the world. The crater was formed when the volcano exploded and collapsed on itself two to three million years ago. The crater is 2000 feet deep (610 meters) and the crater floor is 100 square miles (260 square km)in area. The crater is home to approximately 25,000 large animals, including the black rhinoceros and has one of the densest known lion population in Africa.

 
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Serengeti national park

Serengeti National Park is famous for the great migration of wildebeest and zebra. The park is known for its unsurpassed scenery and magnificent wildlife - including lions, leopards, cheetahs, elephants, giraffe and hyenas, along with the wildebeest and zebra, For the bird watcher, the park is home to over five hundred species of birds.

 
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Mara River

The Mara River passes through the Maasai Mara in Kenya, and then into the Serengeti in Tanzania. The river is famous for it's wildlife crossings - the great migration crosses the river twice in it's annual trek. Watching the herds of wildebeest and zebras challenging the current and the hungry giant crocodiles is one of the most amazing sights in the world.

 

Gorilla Trek - Virunga Mountains Rwanda

Embark on a once in a life time experience of tracking mountain gorillas. Tracking the gorillas through the mountain forest on the slopes of the Virunga is a magical experience. Once you spot them you are allowed to spend an hour watching these exceptional animals. This is perhaps one of the most breathtaking wildlife experiences on earth. You get so close to these awesome giant primates. You stare at each other blankly not knowing who to break the long silence first.

 
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climb mount kilimanjaro

Tanzania's Mount Kilimanjaro is the highest mountain in Africa, rising 16,000 feet (4900 meters) from it's base to 19,341 feet (5895 meters) at the summit. Our partners at Kili-Treks can show you the wonders of this mountain. We can accommodate groups of any size and will tailor a trek to meet your specific desires. This adventure can be combined with a customized safari.

 
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arusha national park

Arusha National Park encompasses the ash cone of Mount Meru, the second highest peak in Tanzania (after Mount Kilimanjaro) and the surrounding areas. Despite the smaller size of the park, it is very dense with wildlife, including giraffes, flamingos, elephants, baboons and the spectacular black-and-white colobus monkey.

 
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tarangire national park

The name of Tarangire National Park originates from the Tarangire River, which crosses the park, and is the primary source of fresh water for wildlife during the dry season. The park is especially famous for its large elephant populations but visitors will also see plentiful waterbuck, giraffe, dik dik, impala and African predators.  The park is also home to the famous and picturesque baobab tree.

 

Masai Villages and Culture

Our founder, Jombi, is a Maasai Warrior, born and raised in Tanzania.  As part of your safari, you can experience the Masai culture up close and personal, with a visit to a Maasai village that is off the beaten tourist track. You can meet the villagers and they open their home to their new friends.