Lodge Safaris Choose from three to five star quality accommodation and experience Africa in style. Spend your days exploring in a safari vehicle and return to enjoy all the comforts offered by world-class hotels with en-suite bathrooms, mouth-watering cuisine, swimming pools and laundry services.
Lake Manyara Serena Lodge
LUXURY TENTED CAMP
Luxury Tented Camps Quite literally 5-star treatment in the heart of the bush with everything laid on from private bathrooms with hot showers, gourmet meals to swimming pools and luxurious lounges.
Kirurumu Tented Lodge
“Rough-it” and camp under the stars as you feel the wild pulse of Africa seduce your soul. All meals (including vegetarian and special diets) are prepared by a cook. You will find your camp already set up when you arrive and equipped with camp furniture, kerosene lamps, foam mats and pillows.
Take to the air and avoid long driving distances; enjoy magnificent aerial views of the Great Rift Valley with its rivers, lakes and mountains. Most of Tanzania’s National Parks and Game Reserves have well-maintained airstrips in the immediate vicinity of tourist lodges, and several private aviation companies offer daily scheduled flights as well as charters.
These embrace botanical, biological and ornithological tours as well as visits to the Chimpanzees of Mahale National Park, Katavi and Gombe Stream.
Why stick to the usual ways of getting around when you can do something completely different and experience the world from the back of a camel or the seat of a canoe, also you may tour the Kilimanjaro region on a motor cycle - the choice is yours. Ramolies Expeditions invites you to see Tanzania from a new perspective.
WALKING, HIKING AND TREKKING SAFARIS
A guided walk gives you the opportunity to stretch your legs whilst experiencing the sights, sounds and smells of nature – take a breath of fresh air and a close up look at the flora and fauna.
Depending on your level of fitness we can guide you up mountain peaks* for challenging treks, lead you through the fairyland of the Usambara Mountains or, day hikes to fascinating destinations such as coffee farms and the Ngorongoro Crater Highlands.
*Mountain peaks include the famous Kilimanjaro, the smaller sister Mt. Meru, the still-active volcano of Oldonyo L’engai.
MOUNTAIN BIKING Feel the thrill of quad biking over tough terrain in the foothills of Mt. Meru - an unforgettable experience of freedom. For the more energetic the same trail offers superb mountain biking combining along scenic trails.
Soar silently over the Serengeti Plains or the vast Selous Game Reserve and see with an eagle eye as you head into the sun-rise. After this breathtaking experience savour a Champagne English breakfast cooked by a chef over the balloon’s burner.
The Momella Lakes have secret shores accessible only by canoe. Explore these hidden places as you glide across the shallow waters.
Take a boat ride among the Crocodiles and Hippos of the Rufiji River, which bisects the Selous Game Reserves from North to South.
Saddle-up Bedouin-style and head into the Savannah on your mobile Rock of ages accompanied by your Maasai guide through the Maasai steppe.
CULTURAL & HISTORICAL TOURS
Due to its colorful and ancient past Tanzania has many cultural and historic attractions that never fail to impress. A cultural walk in Mto Wa Mbu (Mosquito Village) near Lake Manyara takes you to the waterfall on the Great Rift Valley Wall and/or foothills of Mt. Meru Village close to Arusha Town.
Visit a Maasai Manyatta and meet these proud herdsman/warriors in their traditional way of living. A unique lifestyle not to be missed.
The Hunter gatherer Hadzabe tribe in Lake Eyasi, and the Datoga people of Mangola live in a simple, traditional manner which has remained unchanged over centuries.
Rock Paintings go back over two millennia and extend over an area of approximately 2336 sq kms. The most extensive sites are to be found at Kondoa Irangi. Many of the paintings reflect the spirituality of Stone Age man.
The ‘Cradle of Mankind’ has yielded abundant fossil material dating back at least two million years. It was here (1959) that Mary and Louis Leakey discovered the remains of Nutcracker Man. Nearby, in Laitoli, (1979) Mary Leakey discovered the footprints of hominids which are estimated to be over three million years old. On leaving the interesting museum, your driver guide will show you the mysterious shifting sands.
Tanzania is rich in precious gems, not least of which is the exquisite blue Tanzanite which is found nowhere else in the world. Another treasure is the Tanzanian Ruby – a glowing red stone of rare appeal. A visit to Mererani Tanzanite Mines and Longido Ruby Mines won’t fail to fascinate.