The IE Blog is an informative source for anyone planning a Kenya and Tanzania Safari. East Africa is known for snow-capped Kilimanjaro, the flamingo-covered soda lakes of the Great Rift Valley and breathtaking Ngorongoro Crater, but exciting news and discoveries are coming out of this extraordinary journey every day! 

Drawing on decades of experience in Kenya and Tanzania safaris, the IE experts will keep you abreast of the latest safari travel news, wildlife and migration information, and provide information on African conservation projects. Plus, International Expeditions’ travel planners can offer recommendations on where to spot the best wildlife during a Kenya and Tanzania safari.

lake nakuru in kenya is named as a unesco world heritage siteLake Nakuru Named UNESCO World Heritage Site
Kenya's Lake Elementaita, Lake Bogoria and Lake Nakuru were recently named UNESCO World Heritage Sites.
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tanzania tarangire national park
See a Different Side of Tanzania in Tarangire National Park
One of the most underrated destinations for nature travelers in East Africa is Tarangire National Park in northern Tanzania.
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egypt pyramids unesco world heritage sitesUNESCO Names 25 New Sites to World Heritage List
Though sites like Machu Picchu, the Great Pyramids of Egypt and Stonehenge may differ from one another in several ways, they are all bound by at least one similarity — distinction as a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
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hippos in tanzania's ngorongoro craterStand in awe of the “Eighth Wonder of the World” — Tanzania’s Ngorongoro Crater
The Crater is the remnant of a mighty volcano that collapsed inward upon itself after a mighty eruption between 2 and 3 million years ago.
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kenya safari destination amboseli national parkThe Ultimate Safari Destination
Amboseli National Park is also home to a wide range of big game animals, chief among them being the free-range African elephants. The sight of these majestic pachyderms walking in the shadow of Mount Kilimanjaro is one of the many highlights of an excursion through the region.
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lake nakuru in kenya is named as a unesco world heritage siteLake Nakuru Named UNESCO World Heritage Site
Kenya's Lake Elementaita, Lake Bogoria and Lake Nakuru were recently named UNESCO World Heritage Sites.
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lions lake manyara national park tanzania safariDiscover the Real Life "Lion King" on Safari
Many children dream of climbing on Pride Rock in the Disney-created land of Simba and Nala, but those on an IE custom Tanzania safari can get as close to that dream as possible.
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kenya tanzania safari wildebeest herdWildebeests: One of the "Seven New Wonders of the World"
Between July and October, more than 2 million ungulates migrate from the Serengeti National Park in Tanzania to the Maasai Mara National Reserve in Kenya.
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giraffe seen on east african safariGiraffes: "Colossal in Height and Inoffensive in Character"
Once thought to be a cross between a camel and a leopard, the giraffe is now a commonly recognized animal in its own right. However, spotting one on safari is still a treat for nature enthusiasts.
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spot a rare black rhino in tanzania's ngorongoro craterSpot a Rare Black Rhino in Ngorongoro Crater
In the Ngorongoro Crater, visitors will have the best chance on a Kenya and Tanzania safari to spot a black rhino, a critically endangered species.
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Topi are a common site in the Serengeti Spy Grazing Topi on a Serengeti Safari
Animal lovers will delight in studying peaceful herbivorous creatures like antelope, including native topi, while exploring the Serengeti.
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tanzania tarangire national park
See a Different Side of Tanzania in Tarangire National Park
One of the most underrated destinations for nature travelers in East Africa is Tarangire National Park in northern Tanzania.
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hippos in tanzania's ngorongoro craterStand in awe of the “Eighth Wonder of the World” — Tanzania’s Ngorongoro Crater
The Crater is the remnant of a mighty volcano that collapsed inward upon itself after a mighty eruption between 2 and 3 million years ago.
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kenya safari destination amboseli national parkThe Ultimate Safari Destination
Witness both the epic beauty of the African countryside and the majestic grace of some of the most beautiful animals on the planet at Kenya's Amboseli National Park.
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kenya safari elephants masai mara reserveSpot Big Game in the Masai Mara Reserve
Be it the majestic elephant, the regal lion or the graceful gazelle, adventurers hope to see some of East Africa's amazing animals on their journey – and there are few more picturesque destinations to do so than the Masai Mara Reserve in Kenya.
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wildlife photo tipsKeep Calm and Still to Snap Great Wildlife Photos
For those amateur shutterbugs who are hoping to come home with a photographic record of their exciting excursion, the best advice is to stay calm and keep quiet.
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tanzania black rhino
Black Rhinos Return to Tanzania's Serengeti
During the last century, Africa's black rhino population plummeted by more than 90 percent, but five were recently returned to the Serengeti National Park.
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