Tanzania Safaris

Tanzania Wildlife Safari

Consider this your invitation to the safari of a lifetime!  Please join me, the owner of GrassTracks Safaris, for a privately guided 12-day safari to Tanzania.  I have spent extensive time in the African bush and will be your leader of this remarkable Tanzania safari where I has partnered with exceptional Tanzanian wildlife biologist guides…

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serengeti migration

Serengeti Migration Guide

Perhaps the most famous wildlife show on earth, the annual migration of over a million wildebeest and zebra through the Serengeti and Masai Mara ecosystem is a truly amazing event.  Every year the enormous herds migrate across the vast plains of Kenya and Tanzania following the rains to find fresh grazing. It is surely one…

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tanzania plastic bag ban

Tanzania Plastic Bag Ban

The Tanzanian government has announced a ban on all single-use plastic bags starting on June 21 2019, according to a press release from the Vice President’s office.  The statement read in part: “The Government of Tanzania wishes to make an official note to travelers planning to travel to Tanzania that from 1st June 2019 all…

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Southern Tanzania Safari Report, Part 2

Here’s the second installment of my report from our Southern Tanzania safari I hosted in September 2018 (you can read Part 1 here).  Throughout our journey, I was amazed at the diversity of landscapes, people, wildlife, and birds we encountered.  We covered long distances driving from the coast into central Tanzania.  Along the way we…

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southern tanzania

Southern Tanzania Safari Report, Part 1

In September 2018 I hosted a safari into the remote and seldom visited game parks of southern Tanzania.  Throughout our journey, I was amazed at the diversity of landscapes, people, wildlife, and birds we encountered.  We covered long distances driving from the coast into central Tanzania.  Along the way we passed through small villages, hiked…

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hydroelectric dam threatens tanzania's largest game reserve

Hydroelectric Dam Threatens Tanzania’s Largest Game Reserve

A proposed hydroelectric dam threatens Tanzania’s largest game reserve, the Selous.  The Tanzanian government plans to begin the massive dam inside the UNESCO protected wildlife reserve in July 2018.  In preparation for construction more than 2.6 million trees will be removed from the dam and reservoir site.  The dam will be built on the Great…

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tanzania safari report

Tanzania Safari Report

I recently returned from an amazing safari in Tanzania where I joined a small group of travel agents who also specialize in creating unique African journeys.  Being on the ground is the best way to learn about a destination and during our 2-week safari I learned a great deal about Tanzania, the logistics of planning…

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