Among passionate African hunters, Tanzania is well-established as the country best qualified for Safari. Its extraordinary wealth of game and game diversity contribute to this reputation. Masailand and Selous make the heart of African hunters beat twice as fast. Well known big game hunters such as Teddy Roosevelt, Frederik Selous, Ernest Hemingway and Robert Ruark – to name just a few, preceded others for the excitement of this unique exploit. The Serengeti and crater of Ngorongoro are synonymous with the natural treasures of Africa and belong to the heritage of mankind. Once Safari – always Safari!
With an area of 984,000 square kilometers (379,000 sq. miles), about 38% is dedicated to protected areas and this land is among the most famous destinations such as Serengeti, Ngorongoro and the famous Selous Game Reserve. These Reserves are impressive with a rich flora and fauna. The natural language of the country is Kiswahili and English and are widely spoken even in remote areas. There are also many tribal languages. Hunting and tourism are very well-developed here and represent a large portion of the economy. This brings with it a stability for the country and the local administrative bodies as well. Friendliness and cordialness towards guests by the people of Tanzania is very noticeable and a pleasant surprise for visitors.
Population: apr. 48 Mio.
Language: Swahili is considered the “official language” in addition to 128 other tribal languages
Religion: 30 to 40% Muslim, 30 to 40% Christian, rest indigenous beliefs. In Zanzibar 98% Muslim
Neighboring Countriesr: Kenya, Uganda, Ruanda, Burundi, DR Congo, Zambia, Malawi und Mozambique
Landscape: Tanzania is situated on the Indian Ocean and runs 16 to 64 kilometers width with tropical vegetation. The East African Graben runs throughout the country. The Massai Savannah borders the on the north and south elevations between 213 and 1200 meters above sea level. The highest mountain is Mount Meru (4562 meters) followed by Mount Kibo; while the highest elevation in the Kilimanjaro Massif (5895 meters) and then Mount Rungwe (2960 meters). Also bordering the country are the largest lakes of all Africa; Victoria in the north, Lake Tanganyika in the West and Lake Malawi in the South. One of the best known National Parks, the Serengeti, is found in the north-western part of the country. Humid and dry savannahs dominate the largest part of Tanzania, and partial desert and coastline account for the remainder of the landscape.
Climate: Subtropical heat from the coast to Zanzibar, to the continental dryness of the Highlands with warm days, and the cool nightly temperatures are always very pleasant for sitting by the campfire.
Capital: Dodoma with apr. 200.000 resident
Airport: The main airport is Dar Es Salaam followed by Kilimanjaro Airport located between Arusha and Moshi. Nearby are also many local airports as well as in Dodoma. There are also many landing strips in the bush for small aircraft. Arrivals for the hunt begin in Dar Es Salaam with connections to various camps by air charters or by car.
Currency: Tanzania Schilling (TZS) = 100 Senti
Vaccination: The following vaccinations are advisable in addition to standard vaccinations; Hepatitis A & B, Typhoid, Meningococcal, Rabies, Cholera, Malaria Prophylactic and Yellow Fever (this vaccination in required if you arrive from another country which has a risk of Yellow Fever). Please start your vaccinations on time!!!
Electricity: 220 – 240 AC
Time Zone: East African Zeit (EAT) UTC+3
Entry Requirements: A Visa is required, which can be issued upon arrival at the airport for a fee of 50 Euros or about $65 U.S. A valid passport which must have more than 6 months eligibility before expiration!!
The divided hunting blocks in Tanzania are relished because of the abundance of wildlife and the biodiversity and these make Tanzania one of the best countries in Africa for hunting. You hunt with a partner in different areas where hunting is sustainable, and where enormous abundance of wildlife is available and often many capital trophies are taken. Hunting takes place in Masailand, Selous, in western territory of Kalavi, Ngombe and Rungva as well as two other areas in the south.
Primary game animals. Because of the extensive quantity I ask that you please open the price list. The most desirable trophies are Cape Buffalo, elephant, lion and leopard — four of the “Big Five”. Also the diversity of gazelles and antelope pleases all hunters.
1. July – 31. December
You will always be housed in properly furnished and outfitted camps with full services. Mosquito nets and a shower are naturally provided in big comfortable tents.
Upon arrival at the airport you will be helped by our partner, and this process is typically problem free. Hunting firearms (maximum 3) and ammunition have to be transported separately.
Our partner will take care of packing and shipping of the trophies as well as other formalities. These costs are to be paid separately.