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What is a game walk?

A game walk is a walking safari inside or near a national park. These walks require an armed guard. One of the national parks, where you can do a game walk is at Arusha National Park.
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What is the great wildebeest migration?

The wildebeest migration is the annual movement of 1.2 million wildebeest and zebra between Tanzania’s Serengeti National Park and Kenya’s Maasai Mara National Park. To learn more about the migration have a look at our Wildlife Safari page.
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What are the Big Five?

The Big Five are term that originates with hunters. The Big Five were the hardest to hunt and also it was believed they hunted humans. They include rhino, elephant, lion, leopard and buffalo. Now-a-days it is a marketing term used by safari companies. Tanzania is home to the Big...
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How much shall I tip the crew?

Gratuities in the Tanzanian tourism industry generally follow the North American system. Tip is not included in your tour price. Please find below our guidelines for tipping your safari crew: 1 Safari Guide- $20.00 per day 1 Safari Cook- $20.00 per day
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Will I be able to charge my electronic devices on safari?

Most lodges have outlets so you will be able to recharge batteries. However, because the lodges are run on generators, the electrical current is not as strong as traditional electrical currents. Some lodges turn off their generators at midnight. Keep in mind Tanzania uses 220...
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What are the road conditions in Tanzania?

Roads between towns and the national parks of the Northern Safari Circuit are generally well-maintained (with one exception the road to Serengeti). Inside the national parks all roads are rough roads, hence, muddy during the rainy season and dusty during dry season.
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What are Viva Africa Tours’ safari vehicles like?

Our safari vehicles are 4×4 Toyota Land Cruisers with an open roof, perfect for wildlife viewing. The seats have been changed to full-size seats to make your time most comfortable.     
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Do you offer join group safaris?

We indeed do, for dates and routes for our joined group safaris please contact us via <a href=”mailto:info@vivaafricatours.com”>info@vivaafricatours.com</a> and we will provide you with further information.
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What is Tanzanian food like and will I get to try some?

Staple foods found throughout Tanzania include ugali (maizemeal), chapati (thick naan-like bread), kichumbari (tomato, cucumber, bell pepper salad), nyama choma (barbecued meat- goat, chicken, beef) and mchicha (green vegetable stew). Dishes specific to Northern Tanzania include...
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What is a typical menu on a camping safari?

During Viva Africa Tours’ camping safaris our chef will provide you with three meals (breakfast, packed lunch and dinner). Our food includes everything to make your nutrition varied and healthy. If you need special diary (e.g. vegetarian or gluten free) please inform us...
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