Friday, November 27, 2009

African safaris best travel destination - Tanzania






Tanzania travel as a unique wildlife safari destination in Africa


Tanzania is one of the unique destinations on the African continent that has yet to be discovered by many. It is a land of many wonders hubbing an un-paralleled diversity of fauna and flora. Tanzania is a Home to 8 World Heritage Sites, Man and Biosphere Reserves e.t.c. All these are tourist attractions that inspire people to travel from their countries and continents for sake to admire these wonders.

To maintain the beauty and ensure tourist visitors enjoy these wonders then Tour Operators should practice Responsible Travel.Responsible travel is also refered as EcoTourism. Ecotourism is a : "Responsible travel to natural areas that conserves the environment and improves the well-being of local people."

Classic Tours and Safaris Ltd is a Licensed Tour Company in Arusha Tanzania. Classic Tours is the Active member of Ecotourism Organisations like Internarional Ecotourism Society (TIES),Tanzania Wildlife Conservation Society and International Ecotourism Club.

We follow Eco-tourism guideline hence as our daily activities we focuses on local cultures, wilderness adventures, nature safaris,kilimanjaro climbing,walking safaris,bird watching,mountain climbing,contributes fund for nature and environmental conservation. Further more in certain cases we use Horse back raiding for wildlife viewing tours instead of Vehicles game drives.

We use local raised tour guides, well trained and these guides can delive wildlife nature safaris, wild animals and environment knowledge to tourist visitors.

One of the Great features of Ecotourism in East Africa is Mountains. Mountains hosts wild animals,birds,trees,water bodies and what have you. Activities are like climbing,trekking,walking safaris,bird watching,wildlife viewing. One of the Mountains with all those benefits is Mount Kilimanjaro.

KILIMANJARO is the highest mountain in Africa 5895m/19340ft and the tallest freestanding mountain known to man. It is a mountain where you can hike for more than 90 kilometers, gain 4 000 meters in altitude, traverse rain forest, moorland, alpine desert, snow fields and ice cliffs, all virtually on the equator! A truly unforgettable and fascinating adventure.

Is a metaphor for the compelling beauty of East Africa? Kilimanjaro is one of the highest walkable summits on the planet, a beacon for visitors from around the world.

Kilimanjaro Trekking,climbing Routes

Kilimanjaro trekking,climbing routes are; Machame route mostly 6 days, Marangu can be climbed 5 and 6 days, Londorossi/Lemosho 7 or 8 days, Umbwe 5 day or 6 days,Londorossi/Western Breach 8-10 days, Rongai 6 days , And 8 days Shira Exclusive fantastic route-through Shira Plateau from Londorossi gate is the most fascinating and scenic route up Kilimanjaro.


Kilimanjaro trekking successful can be influenced by Altitude sickness, so you should include acclimatization day as part of the trekking duration. Acclimatization will enable your body to become used to Kilimanjaro weather
Mount Kilimanjaro Climbing now wadays is influenced by Global warming. Global warming is causing snow to be diminishing.

If you have not planned To Visit Tanzania and climb Mount Kilimanjaro, plan it now! You need to witness the Climatic change and its effects. Don’t wait to be told or just read as History from Books. Today the main African Tribe to inhabit the Kilimanjaro foothill region is the Wachagga People. Most importantly they from the largest tribal group involved in the Operation of Kilimanjaro climbs.

Without the Climb, Mt. Kilimanjaro with safari in itself

It is not necessary to be a climber to enjoy a visit to the stunning Mount Kilimanjaro region. Indeed visitors can ascend 12000 feet to the Shira Plateau of West Kilimanjaro by Four –Wheel drive vehicle.

Day and night game drives are taken in open Land cruisers that allow for a full view in every direction.

Lake Jipe lies on the same same road. Sixteen kilometers long by five Kilometers wide, it is slightly saline and significantly large than Chala. On the Tanzania-Kenya border, It is rarely visited so exudes an atmosphere of tranquillity and Seclusion.

Points of interest.

-Waterfalls, with clear azure blue water, some can attempt swimming

-To go for a Birdwatching and explore the diversity of Bird species in Mount Kilimanjaro National Park.

-Cultural Tourism-There are a number of cultural Tourism Programs around Mt. Kilimanjaro. This includes Mostly Chagga and some Maasai. You can Reveal the useful Customs& Traditions, remains of ancient pre-colonial activities like iron smith and Colonial Wars like War Caves., First Churches built by Missionaries.

-Home and Legend of the Chagga Guide and Marangu native (African) Mr. Yohana Lauwo who was among the first Mountain Climber guide and aided the First Whiteman (European) Dr.Hans Meyer to Conquer Mt.Kilimanjaro in 1889.

Another Great feature in Tanzania is National parks and Game reserves which are habitats of thousands of millions of wild animals,trees and bird species which you can enjoy seeing them.

Ministry of Natural Resources and Tourism with several governing Authorities like Wildlife Division, Tanzania National Parks and Ngorongoro Conservation Area make sure these wild animals habitat are protected and remain intact for use of present and future generations. The intrinsic and Aesthetic values benefits both Local communities around those Game parks, Tanzanians and visitor Tourists from across the world.

Vacation holiday activities that can be planned are wildlife viewing tours,walking safaris,bird watching,canoeing,game drives and wildlife safaris.

Tanzania is one of the unique destinations on the African continent that has yet to be discovered by many.With such a perfect Location, perched on the edge of the African continent, and facing the Indian Ocean, Tanzania’s weather and climate leaves nothing to be desired. Warm and sunny days are followed by cool and balmy nights.

Points of interests about Tanzania wildlife safaris.

African safaris will send you to National parks and game reserves for wildlife viewing tours. African safaris will enable you to see AFRICA BIG 5 - Elephants,Rhinocerous,Lion,Leopard,and Buffalo in Tanzania. Exceptional feature in Tanzania travel safaris is the great wilderbeest migration in Tanzania in Serengeti National Park. Other wild animals are Girrafes, antelopes,Zebras plus many other animals.

Thousands upon thousands of wildebeest that march in mindless unison on the annual migration through the Serengeti, perhaps? Or a family of elephants wading across the wide, muddy Rufiji/Tarangire River? What about a pride of well-fed lions sunbathing on the grassy floor of the majestic Ngorongoro Crater? Certainly, it is such images that tend to spring to mind when one thinks of Tanzania. And properly so!

Tanzania, truly, is a safari destination without peer. The statistics speak for themselves: an unparalleled one-quarter of its surface area has been set aside for conservation purposes, with the world-renowned Serengeti National Park and incomprehensibly vast Selous Game Reserve heading a rich mosaic of protected areas that collectively harbour an estimated 20 percent of Africa’s large mammal population.



Rising from the sandy shores of Lake Tanganyika, the forested Gombe Stream and Mahale Mountains National Parks vie with each other as the best place in the world to track wild chimpanzees. Closer to the coast, the isolated massifs of the underpublicised Eastern Arc Mountains have been dubbed the ‘African Galapagos’ in recognition of their wealth of endemic plants and animals. And Tanzania’s daunting natural variety is mirrored by a cultural diversity embracing 120 distinct tribes: from the iconic Maasai pastoralists of the Rift Valley, to the Arab-influenced Swahili of the coast, to the Hadzabe hunter-gatherers of Lake Eyasi.

Well, the one thing that does bind Tanzania’s diverse attractions is, of course, its people, who take justifiable pride in their deeply ingrained national mood of tolerance and peacefulness. Indeed, Tanzania, for all its ethnic diversity, is practically unique in Africa in having navigated a succession of modern political hurdles – the transformation from colonial dependency to independent nation, from socialist state to free-market economy, from mono-partyism to fully-fledged democracy - without ever experiencing sustained civil or ethnic unrest.

Tanzania has also, over the past 20 years, emerged from comparative obscurity to stand as one of Africa’s most dynamic and popular travel destinations: a land whose staggering natural variety is complemented by the innate hospitality of the people who live there.

Ecotourism is the best practice that will make environment remain intact, local people benefit and tourists enjoy the real African beauty in unspoiled status. Ecotourism will provide positive experiences for both visitor tourists and hosts. As a matter of raising awareness on importance of nature conservation to hosts and tourists, ecotourism accomplish the role. As a Tour Operator, we contribute to conservation.

There are more to hear,read,learn, discover or see about Tanzania. We welcome you to explore Tanzania through THE CLASSIC TOURS and SAFARIS CO.Ltd.

Visit our website: http://www.theclassictours.com

Email: info@theclassictours.com

Email: classictours2009@gmail.com

Email: impala@impalahotel.com

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Tel: +255272543082

PHYSICAL LOCATION: KIJENGE ROUND ABOUT, SIMEON ROAD

IMPALA HOTEL, GROUND FLOOR.

P.O BOX 7302- ARUSHA, TANZANIA.





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