Travelling to Tanzania this year? Your trip can help the local community.

The Foundation for African Medicine and Education, a charitable organization that was founded to provide quality medical care to the local people living in rural Tanzania, is exploring cost effective ways of getting medical supplies and equipment, as well as health education materials sent from the U.S. to Tanzania. Their U.S. volunteers have been able to help enormously on this front, bringing extra suitcases when they travel to Tanzania, but with their patient growth and program expansion, they are needing even more help. If any guests …

The Mythical Unicorn Returns To Tarangire National Park

Well, it’s not really a unicorn but they might as well be considering how rare this particular antelope species has become in Northern Tanzania. It’s been several years since any of our guests on safari have spotted a fringe-eared oryx in either the Serengeti or Tarangire National Parks. Needless to say, we were all delighted here at ADS when we heard a small group of oryx had been spotted in Tarangire. A big thanks to Peter A. who just returned from Tarangire and sent us …

The New Kenya E-Visa

Starting this month, all Kenya visas must now be purchased online in advance of travel. Please note that this does NOT impact your Tanzania visa. We are still issuing VIP Tanzania visas upon arrival. This announcement is only applicable for those guests visiting Kenya. Kenya visas can obtained through the E-Visa portal: http://evisa.go.ke/evisa.html Applicants are required to follow the three stages indicated on the E-Visa website, namely: Register in order to activate their account. 1. Fill the application form (includes providing a photo and passport copy) …