TANZANIA

MOUNT MERU WATERFALL HIKE IN TANZANIA

Mount Meru is home to many incredible waterfalls, which pour down from the volcanic slopes. After a night of heavy rain, I made a day trip to explore one of the largest waterfalls at the base of Mount Meru, aptly named Mount Meru Waterfall. This adventure involves a steep motorbike drive up a rocky road …

MOUNT MERU WATERFALL HIKE IN TANZANIA

MOUNT LONGIDO HIKE & CAMP IN TANZANIA

Mount Longido is a rocky peak (2,629m) in the Mount Longido Forest Reserve about a 1.5-hours drive from Arusha. The climb is pretty demanding and steep with more than 1300 meters of incline to ascend through the forest to reach the summit. With lots of sun exposure and no drinking water available along the route, …

MOUNT LONGIDO HIKE & CAMP IN TANZANIA

EMPAKAAI CRATER HIKE IN NGORONGORO, TANZANIA

Hidden in the highlands region of the Ngorongoro Crater Conservation Area (NCA), there are some hidden gems that most visitors in Tanzania will completely overlook. A 40-kilometer drive north of the famous Ngorongoro Crater is the equally impressive Empakaai Crater. This makes for some perfect off-the-beaten-path exploration to some truly incredible natural attractions like the …

EMPAKAAI CRATER HIKE IN NGORONGORO, TANZANIA

MOUNT MERU CLIMB IN TANZANIA

The little brother of Mount Kilimanjaro is often overlooked and brushed aside. Despite being the second-highest mountain in Tanzania, the climb up Mount Meru is considered an alternate adventure. Having now summited both Meru and Kili, I can tell you it’s worth adding a Mount Meru climb to your Tanzania itinerary. After an incredible summit …

MOUNT MERU CLIMB IN TANZANIA

THE WEEKLY #245: SERENGETI SCENES

An incredible week of safari experiences in Tarangire National Park and Ngorongoro Conservation Area was fading in the rearview mirror as we journeyed towards the final destination of our trip. The world-famous Serengeti National Park would be our home for the final three nights of our safari with Wilderness Travel on their tour: Tanzania Private Safari Journey. So far …

THE WEEKLY #245: SERENGETI SCENES