Destinations

  • South Africans Now Require Visa For Kenya

    AdminSoa
    June 19, 2014

    As of July 1st, 2014, South African visitors to Kenya will now require a visa.

    The High Commission of the Republic of Kenya just announced new visa requirements for South Africans.

    Ordinary Visa applicants travelling to or transiting through Kenya will be required to pay a service charge of R 750 ($70).

    Holders of Official or Diplomatic Passports travelling on Government business are not affected by these changes and will continue to get visitor’s Passes on arrival at the ports of entry.

    The High Commission further wishes to inform that the Visa Service Fees payments should be made at the Kenya High Commission/Embassy premises and Visas will no longer be issued on arrival in Kenya. It should be noted that the processing period for the visas is strictly five (5) working days.

    As with other nationalities, South African nationals are now required to apply for their Kenyan visa in advance.

    Read more about how to apply for a Kenyan visa online

  • Meaningful Travel Tanzania

    AdminSoa
    June 16, 2014

    Shadows of Africa is proud to present the Meaningful Travel Tanzania, program that will make your traveling experience in Tanzania unforgettable and in same time at customized prices participating in this program you will contribute to education of orphans. Each traveler in Meaningful Travel Tanzania will sponsor a child with school fees for 1 year. Travel, explore and contribute for the development of Tanzanian children to have better education, better future.

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    Thanks to partner local NGO From Arusha - Green Hope Organization, we are able to offer you an voluntaristic experience in Tanzania. You will spend one week  exploring Arusha and  its surroundings by  visiting local projects covered by Green Hope and additional three days will be spent on Tanzanian safari. If you want to add a meaning and personal growth to your visit in Tanzania, then this program is perfect for you.

     

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    During your stay in Arusha, Tanzania

    • You will learn few useful Swahili words that you will find useful while you are here
    • You will engage with the most vulnerable children (orphans) Visit 3 different orphanages. Hear their needs and wishes, sing a song, play football or any other game activity that you and children will find mutually interesting.
    • You will visit the Green Hope Dispensary and look at the procedures and the way that clinic operate; talk with the Doctor at the clinic and find out more about the most common diseases and care, treatment of patients.
    • You will meet with HIV positive community and visit 3 different families for home base care visit. Deliver them a small package of food as donation. Hear their challenges and problems they are facing on day to day basis.
    • You will visit other NGO that is working on education and community development to the most vulnerable children. Get more information about their work and what they are trying to achieve.
    • You will visit the only glass recycling place in town, where the people with disabilities are recycling glass and creating different types of useful decorations, tools and gifts.
    • You will visit local craft market, where you will find unique carvings and gifts to buy for family and friends at home.
    • You will go out clubbing to party and see the night life of Arusha.

    NOTE: Depending on the traveler interest and profession these activities can be edited and changed.

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    Safari part of the program will start in Arusha and you will visit Lake Manyara, Tarangire National park and Ngorongoro crater!

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  • Flying Safaris - Save Your Time For Great Migration

    AdminSoa
    June 7, 2014

    Fly Into Serengeti With Lightweight Aircraft - Join us on Wildebeest Migration Safari 2014!

    Safari will start with a flight from Arusha to Serengeti airstrip and finish with flight from Manyara airstrip back to Arusha. After arrival in Serengeti we take you to first game drive, the next day you enjoy the beauty of Serengeti full day and later safari continues to Ngorogoro crater.

    Fly in and Fly out safari is comfortable way to see beautiful Tanzanian parks. You will fly from Arusha with light aircraft to Nortehrn Serengeti AIrstrip and proceed safari in search of great migration by car. We will also take you to the cradle of mankind, Ngorongoro crater full day game drive. You will finish with flight back from Manyara airstrip with flight back to Arusha. Save on time while on safari and use the prescious time for observing wildlife.

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    Seen The Northern Tanzanian Parks Already? Fly to Selous Game Reserve!

     

    Four day air safari to Selous Game Reserve is all about experiencing Africa's biggest wildlife sanctuary. Bigger than Switzerland and four times the size of the Serengeti, the Selous Game reserve 50 000km2 wilderness area is the most alluring safari prospect on the African continent

     

  • All You Have to Know About Tanzania and Planning Safari

    AdminSoa
    June 7, 2014

    To ease you search when planning safari and holidays to Tanzania we have done homework fork you!
    Below are useful links that will help you from understanding safaris to finding cheap flights in Tanzania.

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  • Kenya Airways Reopens Flights from Nairobi to Zanzibar

    AdminSoa
    June 5, 2014

    Kenya Airways has just announced a re -launch of flights from Nairobi to Zanzibar.

  • Help Spencer Raise Money For Buying Goats in Uganda

    AdminSoa
    May 14, 2014

    We are helping our young client Spencer with raising money for his Mitzvah project,he is raising money to buy fertile goats to give to the orphans in the nearby villages. If you want to help, read more how to donate money.

  • Fly Instead Of Drive - Summer Flying Migration Safaris

    AdminSoa
    May 13, 2014

    Save your time for Great Migration!  Fly instead of drive straight to the center of action. We are presenting Fly in Safari with direct flight to Northern Serengeti

  • Tips For Visiting Zanzibar During Ramadan

    AdminSoa
    April 29, 2014
    Ramadan Etiquette on Zanzibar for travelers. Read dos and donts during ramadan time.
  • Best Safari Picks in June and July With Prime Viewing Areas

    AdminSoa
    March 31, 2014
    Planning safari in Africa in summer? To ease your research on best places to see on safari in June and July we have selected safaris with routes and parks that will deliver prime viewing areas and give you  the best  possible safari experience! 

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