Though not the sexiest animals on safari, vultures perform a most valuable function on the African savannah – waste disposal. There are eight species of vulture, each one a sort of specialist in the process… read more
Welcome to The Sundowner!
A sundowner is an African happy hour, a time when friends gather to relax, enjoy yet another spectacular sunset, and reflect on the day’s events. It’s the perfect opportunity to share with you the wonders of Tanzania.
We have been providing luxury safaris since 1989. With beautiful properties in the legendary Serengeti, the wilderness of Katavi National Park, and the paradise of Lupita Island on Lake Tanganyika, our safaris offer the best of Tanzania with the ideal blend of luxury and adventure.
If you’ve ever seen elephants up close and personal on safari, then you know what magnificent creatures they are and what an enormous loss it would be if they no longer roamed the earth. Today… read more
Over 1,000 safari travelers and industry experts participated in the largest survey of its kind to reveal the best safari country of Africa. The results are in and we were not surprised to learn that… read more
You may know that you can scuba dive at Lake Tanganyika, but did you know that it is considered an “altitude dive,” which is a PADI scuba diving specialty? Altitude dives occur in bodies of… read more
The fourth largest national park, Katavi is a wild and remote national park in southwest Tanzania, home to more hippos and crocs per square mile of water than anywhere else in Africa. Katavi reputedly has… read more
Our beautiful Lupita Island resort on Lake Tanganyika is showcased in a homepage story that’s now live on Condé Nast Traveler.com as one of just eight top hotels around the world that offer vacations of a lifetime by… read more
Comprising Tanzania’s western boundary, Lake Tanganyika is one of the largest lakes in Africa, second only to Lake Victoria. At 420 miles long, it is the world’s longest freshwater lake. It is the second oldest… read more
Seven Natural Wonders officially declared the 7 Natural Wonders of Africa yesterday in Arusha, Tanzania. We are very proud and excited (but not surprised) that three of the seven natural wonders of Africa are in… read more
There are three species of zebra, including these Plains zebra found in the Serengeti. Their striking stripes are unique to each animal. Embryological evidence indicates that zebras are black animals with white stripes, and not the… read more