Announcing Exclusive Line of Shared Departure Schedules for 2018

February 07,2018

For over a decade now Global Basecamps has made a name for itself helping clients arrange tailor made travel itineraries to satisfy the specific individual needs of our clients. We have always maintained our commitment to providing clients with unique experiences and a high level of customer service, and now we are excited to announce our exclusive line of set departures. These scheduled trips are ideal for individuals wanting the convenience of joining a small group of likeminded travelers or just anyone looking for great value.

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Five Reasons to Love Tanzania

February 26,2015

In this first edition of our "Five Reasons" blog series, we'll list reasons you should love Tanzania tours. With future editions, we hope to write a list for every one of our Featured Destinations, and help you reach a decision for your next trip! Chances are, if we love a destination, you will too.

1. Wildlife, Wildlife, Wildlife

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You have a lot of options when picking your safari destination in Africa. For a pure wildlife experience with unparalleled numbers of big game, herds of elephant, giant migrations of zebra and wildebeest, and black rhino, there is no better choice than Tanzania. We hire some world-class safari guides, so a trip to Tanzania will be an education in tracking game and finding the rarest animals.

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Unique Honeymoon Destinations: Tanzania

May 30,2014

Hot Air BalloonsHoneymoon time? Here at Global Basecamps, we’re always looking for an excuse to try new things in exciting places around the world. For some intrepid travelers, the idea of lounging on a white sandy beach and sipping Mai Tais sounds dreadfully boring. It’s memories you’re looking for, right? We’ve scoured our featured destinations and compiled a list of 5 delightfully adventurous and unique honeymoon ideas to inspire the explorer inside you.

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Preparing for a Mount Kilimanjaro Trek in Tanzania

March 12,2014

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Rebecca is a Global Basecamps MVP traveler who has trekked all over the world and back again. Having gained knowledge and experience packing for her various treks, she was kind enough to offer her tips for future travelers! In our "Packing for Treks" series, Rebecca will give general tips, as well as destination-specific tips for Nepal, Tanzania and Peru!

If you have decided to scale the heights of Kilimanjaro, and are determined to reach Uhuru Peak, there is much to ponder when selecting your gear. Remember your gear is either coming with you to the summit or will help get your there, or alternatively, help get you back down.

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Rhotia Valley Tented Lodge in Tanzania, Luxury Safari Camp with a Purpose

October 02,2012

Rhotia Valley Tented CampNestled between two hills on the border of Ngorongoro Crater Conservation Area in Tanzania, Rhotia Valley Tented Camp is a special place whose mission does not end with being one of the most warm, welcoming and beautiful lodges in the country. On its website’s guestbook page, messages in four different languages sing its praises. This luxury Tanzania sarafi tours camp boasts a coveted five stars on its TripAdvisor profile with one reviewer mentioning the words “Heaven on Earth.” And even if you completely forget its special purpose, it is still one of the best safari lodges in the world.

In addition to being a world-class basecamp, the property is also home to thirty six children - mostly orphans - from around the Rhotia Valley (36 as of October, 2012). Profits generated from the Tented Lodge directly support the Rhotia Valley Children’s Home, bringing the local community together under a common goal of creating a better future for local children, as well as employing many residents of the village.

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