Tanzania with an area of 943,400 square kilometers, offers a variety of wildlife habitats and game trophies. The vast and diverse landscapes of this East African nation have drawn hunters from around the world seeking the thrill of tracking and taking down some of the planet’s most iconic wildlife species. The allure lies in Tanzania’s expansive wilderness, which is home to an incredible array of wildlife species, of plains game and Big game including African elephants, lions, leopards and buffaloes. These animals have become the primary targets for big game hunters.
The Tanzanian hunting season is all year round from 1st January to 31st December. The long monsoon rainy season is April / May, while the short rains usually fall between November and December. There is a minimal variation in temperature as Tanzania is located close to the equator. Masai land can be very cold at night especially during June, July and August.
Masailand is best known for the antelope species unique to East Africa Tanzania such as Lesser Kudu, Fringe-eared Oryx, Grant’s Gazelles, White Bearded Wildebeest, Cokes Hartebeest, which are all found in this region. In addition to 28 species of game and birds available for hunting, the Eshkesh Hunting Concession area is noted for very large leopard, excellent Cape Buffalo, and all the Masaai species – including Gerenuk, red duiker, mountain reedbuck, bushbuck, and suni(pigmy antelope).
At Eshkesh Safari’s camps you will enjoy the latest 4-wheel drive vehicles, luxury insect proof tents, refrigerators, freezers, generators, radio, sprung camp beds, foam mattresses, lamps, linen and tableware. We have eight tents and can accommodate for even up to sixteen guests at a time. There is 24-hour electricity via solar and generator power. There is also 24-hour hot and cold water available.