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12 Things to know before hiking Kilimanjaro

Hiking Kilimanjaro: what you need to know Mount Kilimanjaro in Africa is a dormant volcano and has three volcanic cones. These are Kibo, Mawenzi, and Shira. It is Africa’s highest mountain. Its summit is sixteen thousand one hundred feet from its base. It is nineteen thousand three hundred forty-one foot above sea level. Some records...
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7 Things You Can Strike Off Your Bucket list by Visiting Africa

Africa as a travel destination might not be on the radar for some adventurers because simply put, they are not sure about what to expect when they arrive on the continent. It is well known for its wildlife, deserts, and hot climates. But hidden behind these numerous opinions is the true allure of Africa as...
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Battlefields of KwaZulu-Natal

Discover the Battlefields of KwaZulu-Natal Throughout the history of Africa, kingdoms were known for engaging in fierce battles that claimed the lives of so many people, including soldiers and ordinary civilians. Victories in battles were celebrated with immeasurable joy because the conquerors enjoyed access to more resources, more land, more slaves, and more dominance over...
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Kruger game drive

Kruger National Park vs. Greater Kruger Park

Where should I go: Kruger National Park or Greater Kruger Park? There is one recurring question we get asked very often: What is the difference between the Kruger National Park and the private reserves adjacent to Kruger? Opinions are divided. Some prefer Kruger, others prefer private reserves. Let’s compare them and take a good look...
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sunset from table mountain

The Best Places to Watch the Sunset in Cape Town

It’s no secret that Cape Town is one of the world’s most aesthetically pleasing cities, and when it comes to beautiful sunsets, it’s easy to see why. Whether you’ve made Cape Town your holiday destination for a few days or you are lucky enough to call this city home, sunset hour is undoubtedly one of...
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Gorilla Groups In Volcanoes National Park

Volcanoes National Park is located in the Northwestern region of Rwanda. It borders Mgahinga National Park and Virunga National Park in Uganda and Rwanda respectively. Aside from being the home to 5 Volcanic mountains namely; Muhabura, Karisimbi Sabyinyo, Bisoke and, Gahinga Volcanoes National Park is well-known for sheltering the endangered mountain gorillas. One of the...
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ngorongoro crater, tanzania

News: Tanzania & Rwanda join forces to boost tourism

In an effort to encourage tourists to spend more nights within Tanzania & Rwanda, the respective travel associations in each of the countries (The Tanzania Association of Tour Operators (TATO) and Rwanda Tours and Travel Association (RTTA)) have agreed to jointly market the countries. Source: ATTA This is a fantastic move as the two countries...
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15 need-to-know things about the Serengeti in Tanzania

The Serengeti is arguably one of the most famous and most important national parks in the African Safari experience. Here wildlife activities such as the wildebeest migration possess a certain fanfare to them much similar to major world sporting events. It is, therefore, no surprise that this area is an invaluable gem to the East...
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south africa

Is It Safe to Travel to South Africa?

Is It Safe to Travel to South Africa? Rich with culture and wildlife, South Africa is a favorite spot to travel, but some tourists wonder is South Africa safe? Some people may believe that because of the poverty that exists in Africa, South Africa is a dangerous place for travel, but it is not as...
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South Africa: fun for all the family

Multigenerational Travel: South Africa Some years ago, traveling around the globe with kids, grandkids, siblings, and designated family members wasn’t so popular but things are changing. Nowadays, more families are realising the benefits of traveling together as one big happy bunch. In fact, multigenerational traveling, regardless of its hassles remains a go-to option for families...
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Gonarezhou park, Zimbabwe

Off the Beaten Track Destinations to Visit in 2019

The new year is just around the corner, and most people are already searching for great destinations to quench their thirst for adventure in 2019. If you’re still undecided on where to travel next year, why not try somewhere different. The following is a list of our top four off the beaten path Africa travel...
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elpehants on safari

Q&A With Photographer David Marks

Q&A with Photographer David Marks David has been a professional photographer for the last 35 years, from freelance photojournalism in the 80’s, commercial automotive in the 90’s, to fine art for the last 20 years. He is a master of his craft and we are very excited to welcome him on a Ntaba African Safari...
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What you Need to Know About Ethiopia’s Colorful Festivals

Ethiopian Festivals: Meskel & Timkat Ethiopia has a rich religious culture. There are religious festivals that draw thousands of Ethiopians to cities to commemorate ancient beliefs. Two of those festivals stand out for any Christian. They are Meskel and Timkat. These two festivals mark key events that involve Jesus Christ who is believed to be...
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massai, group and Des

Des’ Corner: East Africa Experience

Our terrific South Africa tour guide, Des, has written a number of poems about select Ntaba trips he has led. He has kindly shared them with us for your pleasure. Here is the first one. Enjoy. 😊   JRO Airport, Arusha is where it all began, For Carol & her touring clan. Modi & Issa...
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Botswana lions

11 Reasons Why you Should Visit Botswana

Botswana is in the southern region of the African continent and about the same size as France. It is bordered by Zambia, Zimbabwe, South Africa, and Namibia. Being the third least densely populated country in Africa, Botswana is a haven for nature and safari enthusiast. In this article, we will share with you 11 Reasons...
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acts4rwanda

Introducing three incredible initiatives helping Africans

We love Africa, the landscapes, the culture, the wildlife and most notably the people. Ntaba founders, Robin and Stella Mountain, are South African and everyone on the Ntaba team who’s visited Africa has formed a great bond with the continent. Therefore, we support organizations whose primary goal is to improve the lives of the African...
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Gorilla Trekking: Uganda or Rwanda?

Are you searching a perfect location for a destination wedding? Do you want to tie the knot in a breath-taking place? Would you love natural views? If you are looking for the ultimate wedding destination, you should consider Africa. You will love the beautiful...
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soweto, johannesburg

Iconic Johannesburg Sites You Must Visit

Are you searching a perfect location for a destination wedding? Do you want to tie the knot in a breath-taking place? Would you love natural views? If you are looking for the ultimate wedding destination, you should consider Africa. You will love the beautiful...
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The Beaches of Cape Town

Are you searching a perfect location for a destination wedding? Do you want to tie the knot in a breath-taking place? Would you love natural views? If you are looking for the ultimate wedding destination, you should consider Africa. You will love the beautiful...
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Boat trip, Lake Malawi

10 Amazing Southern Africa Experiences

Are you searching a perfect location for a destination wedding? Do you want to tie the knot in a breath-taking place? Would you love natural views? If you are looking for the ultimate wedding destination, you should consider Africa. You will love the beautiful...
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Africa, the perfect destination for your wedding and honeymoon

Are you searching a perfect location for a destination wedding? Do you want to tie the knot in a breath-taking place? Would you love natural views? If you are looking for the ultimate wedding destination, you should consider Africa. You will love the beautiful...
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Born to Talk Radio Show – Live!

Stella and Robin were privileged to be guests on "Born To Talk!" Radio Show with Marsha Wietecha in Los Angelos, CA. Watch, listen, & learn with the power couple that owns Ntaba African Safaris & gather inspiration from them about expanding your world...
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The Flight Ahead – Surviving Long Haul Flights Comfortably

Personally, one of my favorite things about travel is getting to fly. Not everyone shares this sentiment. Whatever your thoughts are on planes, it's the key ingredient on getting you to Africa! My must haves: empty water bottle, ear plugs, eye mask (or "buff"...
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“What do I pack?!”

Any new adventure you decide to embark on, one of the top concerns is knowing what in the world to bring with you! What's important? What's useless? What's the one thing you'd never think about but is absolutely necessary? Each of our clients are provided with a...
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Client reviews make us smile!

Our goal when you travel with Ntaba African Safaris is that you are satisfied beyond expectation. Our greatest joy is hearing from clients that their dreams were reached and that we were able to help reach them! Patty Peavler, who resides in Frankfort traveled with...
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Animals on Safari

Animals on Safari There are countless creatures to encounter on your African Adventure! Enormous elephants, stalking lions, grazing antelope, graceful birds, & the not so graceful giraffe, to name a few! We love spending time with these magnificent animals as they...
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Travelpulse interviews Ntaba’s Robin and Stella Mountain

Mark Murphy from Travel Pulse interviews Robin and Stella about Ntaba - what the name means, how it got started - and about their amazing tours! Click on this link or this image below to see the full interview:...
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