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Through his work on the websites and with the offered tours, our webmaster is learning more and more about eastern Africa. Thereupon, he has been on safari in Kenya and Tanzania repeatedly, climbed the peak of Mt Kilimanjaro and third-highest peak of Mt Kenya and visited the sandy beaches by the Indian Ocean. He also lives and works in Tanzania. Not only does he know HTML, he speaks German, English, is almost fluent in Kiswahili and have basic knowledge of Zulu. Feedback about the website is welcomed by the webmaster.

On camping safari: Guest Relations Officer Eugene Masinde takes a break from the rest of the world

Do you want to go camping and spend seven days in Tanzania’s Great Outdoors? Our new colleague and Guest Relations Officer Eugene didn’t have to think twice before answering with a resounding: Yes! And off he went in mid-February to go on our Tanzania – The Wild Side camping safari.

Ten years of Tanzania-Experience: from bumpy beginnings to one of the most successful tour operators in the country

For more than ten years, our team has welcomed travellers from around the world to Tanzania, taking them on unforgettable safaris, climbing with them the highest mountain in Africa and showing them the nicest spots under the sun at the Indian Ocean. Cofounder and Managing Director Henning Schmidt looks back and ahead.

The spice tour – what to expect from Zanzibar’s classic tour

If you travel to Zanzibar, you are bound to go on a spice tour. And you should look forward to it! You will learn where the spices come from that you use so naturally when preparing your everyday meal at home.

Matemwe Beach – Our insider tip on Zanzibar

White sandy beaches, palm trees and the Indian Ocean as far as you can see, that’s Matemwe in north-eastern Zanzibar. The small village is loved by locals and travellers for its seemingly never-ending wide and romantic beach.

Getting to know the most well-known people of Tanzania – a visit to the Olpopongi Maasai Village

The Maasai are probably the most well-known of the about 130 peoples in Tanzania. They live a seminomadic life and are known to uphold their traditions and customs despite modern life’s influences. Some Maasai villages welcome visitors to introduce them to their way of life. The Olpopongi Maasai Village is one of them.

Stone Town, a UNESCO World Heritage Site – 800 Zanzibaris preserve their heritage

The tropical island in the Indian Ocean is known for its idyllic beaches, breath-taking diving spots, stunning nature and rich spice culture. Relaxation, that's the main reason for a holiday on the island. The name “Zanzibar” in itself awakens dreams of a tropical paradise.

4 Things to do in Arusha

Arusha is the biggest city in northern Tanzania and located at the foot of Mount Meru. Arusha is often regarded simply as the starting point for safaris or trekking tours, but the city offers much more than that. If you plan on staying in Arusha for a few days before or after your trekking tour or safari adventure, we have some tips for what to do in Arusha.

Top 5 lodges and hotels in Zanzibar – recommendations from our sales manager

Tanzania-Experience Sales Manager Alexander recently swapped his desk and computer for the white beaches of Zanzibar to see for himself which accommodation is the perfect fit for which type of traveller – because we only sell what we know.

5 things to pack for Kili: a girl’s guide

Preparing to climb to 5985m in Africa is half the fun. Packing for this trek of a lifetime should also be fun. To summit Mt Kilimanjaro takes some determination, a sense of humor and a few clever items in your backpack. Here is my Top-5 of things for girls to pack to tackle the highest mountain in Africa.

Support for the Nkoanekoli Secondary School

Earlier this year, the staff from Tanzania-Experience went to visit the Nkoanekoli Secondary School which we have been supporting for the last few years. The aim of the visit was not only to give our staff a better idea of the school, but also to see the progress that has been made since our last donation.