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The
Nimali
Journal

This is where Nimali's stories are shared, where you can learn more about our wonderful lodges, our people and the passion that underpins our safari brand.

Journal

Safari
June 2024
Get into the safari rhythm
Get into the safari rhythm

It's an ancient tempo that's measured by the passage of the sun and moon, keeping pace with their rising and falling, marking the beginning and ending of both day and night. Some call it Mother Nature's metronome, but here at Nimali we like to think of it as Africa's heartbeat - the constant pulse of the [...]

Lodges
June 2024
A canvas adventure awaits
A canvas adventure awaits

Imagine laying back in a luxurious bed, snuggling down under impossibly soft and fragrant cotton linen and drifting off to sleep accompanied by the sounds of the African night... Hearing the heartbeat of the wilderness around you - a soft breeze blowing through the grasses of the savannah, the chirping of a [...]

it feels like god visits everywhere else, but lives in africa

will smith, Actor
Wildlife
May 2024
The savannah sprinter...
The savannah sprinter...

The cheetah is the speed freak of the Serengeti and the natural equivalent of an F1 supercar. Sleek, gorgeous to look at and built to streak across the savannahs like greased lightning, this beautiful big cat is a sprinter extraordinaire, achieving phenomenal acceleration and hitting top speeds of an incredible [...]

Experiences
May 2024
Serengeti... Simply sensational!
Serengeti... Simply sensational!

Hundreds of years ago, when the Maasai migrated south from the lower Nile valley, they came upon a vast expanse of apparently endless savannah stretching as far as the eye can see from horizon to horizon. They called it Siringit, which loosely translated means "endless plains". Today, we know it as the Serengeti [...]

Experiences
August 2023
Wild Africa by night
Wild Africa by night

As the sun sets over Tarangire, a hidden world emerges, filled with creatures rarely seen during the daylight hours that hunt under the cover of darkness. Eerie calls echo across the wilderness and ghostly silhouettes move silently through the bush as diurnal animals seek places of safety and nocturnal predators [...]

Wildlife
June 2023
The Great Migration and why it's so special
The Great Migration and why it's so special

Every year, across the sprawling plains of the Serengeti and Maasai Mara in neighbouring Kenya, one of nature's most spectacular events unfolds - the Great Wildebeest Migration. Dubbed the "greatest show on Earth", it sees millions of wildebeest take centre stage in a grand drama, alongside a supporting cast of [...]

NIMALI AFRICA

Safari for the Senses

Experiences
August 2023
The romance of a Safari for the Senses
The romance of a Safari for the Senses

Here at Nimali we just love love! Whether its an intimate safari à deux, a gorgeous bush wedding for the entire family or a sensational honeymoon filled with fabulous interludes and magic moments, the allure of an African safari cannot be overstated enough, especially when romance is top of your agenda [...]

Wildlife
June 2023
"Twiga" - Tanzania's beloved national animal
"Twiga" - Tanzania's beloved national animal

The uber-elegant Maasai giraffe (Giraffa tippelskirchi) is a creature steeped in Tanzanian lore and loved for its awe-inspiring presence and the way it symbolises the ability to perceive both the past and the present simultaneously, thanks to its lofty viewpoint. But there's more to our splendid giraffe than long [...]

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OUR STORY

About

Our story is rooted in a family history in East Africa that dates back to the 1890s. It's a pedigree that has helped us to create a brand that lives and breathes our passion of sharing our love for Tanzania and the collective knowledge and experience of this magical country that the intervening generations have afforded us.

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