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Tourist Activities That May Be Conducted While Being at Esirwa-Ngorongoro Wild Camp

Lake Eyasi:  Located south of the Serengeti National Park and immediately southwest of the Ngorongoro is one among several lakes in the floor of the East African Rift Valley. The southwest flank of Ngorongoro Volcano drains into the northeast end of the lake. The lake is generally rectangular, except the indented southeast side, which appears to be shallower owing to the sediment that has filled in the shore. Seasonal water level fluctuations in the lake are dramatic, which is indicating that Lake Eyasi is relatively shallow even during periods of maximum water levels. Lakes in Ngorongoro Conservation Area including Lkae Eyasi are regarded to be the largest breeding and feeding places for the greater and lesser flamingo in East Africa.
Being in Lake Eyasi away from having a beautiful view of Lake Eyasi there are still a number of activities that one can do while being, below are some of the activities that can be done at Lake Eyasi!!
A. Bird watching (…

MIDDLE AGED SKIBUM: One of our client's Kim Hull's experience with Zara Tours. Nice article and pictures.

Kilimanjaro I was sitting in my office one day when my friend, Tina, walked in and dropped a coffee table book on my desk. “Kilimanjaro. So why did you buy a book about Kilimanjaro?,” I asked. She said, “I am going to climb it and you guys should to.” I laughed and said, “I don’t sleep in tents.” 48 hours and more than a few bottles of wine later, the three of us had decided that we were going to Africa. KilimanjaroKilimanjaro is the highest peak in Africa at 19,340 ft or 5,895 meters. It has three volcanic conesKibo, Mawenzi and Shira, with its highest summit being Uhuru Peak on Kibo’s crater rim.
Hans Meyer, a German geology professor, along with Ludwig Purtscheller, an Austrian mountaineer, and their climbing team reached the summit of Kibo in October of 1889. Read More

Feedback from clients

Hi, Zara. I just wanted to thank you for the wonderful experience we had with you. My friends and I hiked the seven day Machame trail with our guide Innocent and assistant guide Mohammed. They helped our whole group successfully summit Uhuru Peak. And the staff at Springlands bent over backwards to make us comfortable, especially the owner, Zainab Ansell. Thank you, Mama! We had a great time!

Day trip with the staff to Arusha National Park

One of the things that have made Zara Tours to be very successful is always through investing in people who work with us. Zara believes in making staffs very happy and free to offer ideas for improvement, creating friendly working environment, offering additional training and making the staffs feel to be part of the company. Each year, Zara Organizes a get-together for all staffs to have fun, exchange ideas and visit one chosen national park.

Tanzania: Qatar Airways Move to Land At KIA Big Boost for Economy

Source: allafrica March 20, 2012: QATAR Airways will start daily flights to the Kilimanjaro International Airport (KIA) in July this year to almost land tourists in the heart of the northern tourist circuit. The launch of Qatar flights will make KIA Tanzania's second point after Dar es Salaam on the African map. Apart from KIA, other featured passenger route expansions in six months period are Serbia and Myanmar. The lucrative deal is translated into an increased number of international arrivals at the airport that has consistently grown by nearly 15 per cent annually since 2003. KIA currently serves 650,000 passengers per year.
Qatar Airways joins other major airlines such as KLM, Edelweiss air, Condor air and Ethiopian Airlines to fly to the northern located international airport. "For Swissport Tanzania, the ground handling services company,the deal would boost aviation activities at the airport, bringing about multiple benefits in terms of revenues and …

The New York Times Travel Show


Zainab Ansell in Lady Adventurer Magazine