Maramboi Tented Camp offers an unusual perspective on the arid, palm-studded grassland plains in the Great African Rift Valley, between Tarangire National Park and Lake Manyara National Park in a 65,000 acre corridor of conservation concessionary land owned by the Maasai people. In this unique and strategic location, the camp owner – Tanganyika Wilderness provides a perfect base during your Northern Tanzanian safari circuit to explore the evolution of mankind in this primeval volcanic area, and to come to close quarters with an astonishing variety of wildlife, just a two-three hours’ drive through scenic wilderness from Arusha. The lack of tree cover ensures clear sightings of migratory herds of thousands of ungulates and elephants on a limitless expanse of golden semi-desert backed by the looming blue escarpment of volcanic craters, including game-rich Ngorongoro Highlands and distant Ol Donyo Lengai, the still active cone of the Maasai’s Mountain of God. On a Maramboi Tented Camp safari, you can explore on foot as far as the salt-encrusted shores of Lake Manyara, or drive by day or night to watch the dramatic unfolding of wilderness action in an area unrestricted by national park regulations. For avid AfricanMecca birdwatchers, the area is a treasure trove of 550 species of feathered beauties in vivid, natural toned and diverse colors. Nearby Datoga and Maasai boma villages present unbeatable opportunities to take in their cultural richness on your African tour holiday.