Attractions

  • How to Spend a Day in Kigali

    AdminSoa
    April 7, 2017
    Kigali is more than just a layover city. In addition to its historic genocide sites, there's a wealth of cultural and culinary experiences to be had.
  • Things to do at Lake Naivasha

    Chris Walker Bush
    March 11, 2017
    Lake Naivasha is a popular stop on Kenyan safaris due to its proximity to a number of other attractions. Read on to find out why it should feature on your itinerary.
  • When and Where to see the Wildebeest Migration

    Chris Walker Bush
    February 20, 2017
    The Wildebeest Migration is the unchallenged king when it comes to safaris. Whether you want to catch it at its infancy in Ndutu or crave the high drama of a river crossing, this comprehensive guide has you covered,
  • Between Ngorongoro & Manyara. Elephant Caves Walk

    Lesia
    December 19, 2016

    If you would like to stretch your legs a bit after a longtime sitting during safari, there is an option to have a 2 hour hike to the Elephant Caves and Endoro waterfalls.

    Start of the track is located in Karatu town near Gibbs farm. You will be accompanied by a professional guide. You will hike through Ngorongoro rainforest - this is a corridor for animals between Lake Manyara National Park and the Ngorongoro Crater. During your walk through untouched forest you will be able to observe all the beauty of wild nature and amazing bird life. Your guide will explain to you about theanimal’s tracks from their footprints.

    Why the elephant caves are called elephant caves? Those giants used to come to the rocks which are very rich for calcium, they hit the rocks with their tusks and eat the piece sand it helps the elephants to receive enough minerals and to make their bones very strong. The big holes are still there and that is why people call this place“elephant caves.”

    You will be able to come very close, even step inside the caves and see signs from tusks.

    There is a small Endoro River near the caves, and the elder elephants pick this place as a point to spend their old age and finally pass away so some call this an elephant burial grounds as well.

    After caves you will track to the Endoro waterfall –a  great spot to observe the view of Karatu town and take some unforgettable pictures.

    Julia & Marjeta are exploring Elephant Caves
  • Lesia & Julia from the team visit Prison Island, Zanzibar

    AdminSoa
    November 10, 2016
    Lesia & Julia from the Shadows team visited Prison Island in Zanzibar last week and met some new friends!
  • 10 Reasons to Visit Tanzania in 2017

    Chris Walker Bush
    November 2, 2016
    We've compiled the ten best reasons why you should consider visiting Tanzania in 2017. From safaris to beach escapes, Tanzania has it all!
  • Safari Part 3: Ngorongoro Conservation Area

    Lauren Smith
    October 24, 2016
    Lauren from the Tanzania office describes her first safari with Shadows. Last stop, Ngorongoro Conservation Area
  • Where to go in Zanzibar

    Lauren Smith
    October 24, 2016
    We’ve charted out an essential Zanzibar coast guide for every interested traveller.
  • Safari Part 2: Serengeti National Park

    Lauren Smith
    October 20, 2016
    Lauren from the Tanzania office describes how her first safari with Shadows went. Second stop, Serengeti!

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