About galloping

Founder and CEO with over a decade of experience in the luxury travel and safari business. Starting with five years working for other Safari tour operators and then starting Galloping Safaris in 2013. Walter is a native Tanzanian and grew up in the village of Marangu at the base of Mt. Kilimanjaro. He holds a four-year degree in environmental science from the University of Dar ‘El Salaam in the capital city of Tanzania.

How to Plan a Sustainable Trip to Tanzania

Tanzania, a place known for its adventure, beauty, diversity, colour, and amazing people has, since years, been a really loved destination amongst travellers from every corner of the world. As you tour Tanzania, you will be amazed to experience such a  rich history, the diversity of many tribes and peoples living with each other, as well as an incredibly colourful landscape. Visiting the historical and cultural sites [...]

By |2021-02-19T20:41:22+00:00February 19th, 2021|Galloping|Comments Off on How to Plan a Sustainable Trip to Tanzania

Keep Your Smartphones Aside! And Hear the Sound of Africa Callin’ You!

We live in a world that is interconnected at just about every level. We have smartphones, ipads, desktops, and whatnot, which we carry just about everywhere, all the time. Our devices are the first things we see in the morning, almost like a ritual, and sleep to it at night. While we seldom forget to recharge the batteries of these devices, do we ever think about recharging [...]

By |2021-02-19T20:33:14+00:00February 19th, 2021|Galloping, Kilimanjaro, Serengeti|Comments Off on Keep Your Smartphones Aside! And Hear the Sound of Africa Callin’ You!

Why Our Tanzanian Safaris Are Different Than Others?

Tanzania is a place where you can really feel the rhythm and energy of the wild. With Kilimanjaro gracing its landscape with its presence, Tanzania is truly the beautiful culmination of fauna and flora. It explains why Tanzania is a prime tourist destination. However, finding a reliable tourist service to help you understand Tanzania in all its glory is harder said than done! But, the whole experience [...]

By |2021-02-19T20:36:53+00:00February 15th, 2021|Galloping, Kilimanjaro|Comments Off on Why Our Tanzanian Safaris Are Different Than Others?

Kilimanjaro update

Kilimanjaro Climbing   Mount Kilimanjaro is one of the world’s most accessible high summits, a beacon for visitors from around the world. Most climbers reach the crater rim with little more than a walking stick, proper clothing and determination. And those who reach Uhuru Point, the actual summit, or Gillman’s Point on the lip of the crater, will have earned their climbing certificates. And their memories. Galloping Safaris [...]

By |2016-12-13T08:17:04+00:00December 13th, 2016|Uncategorized|1 Comment

Galloping Update

Lake Natron Close to Ol Doinyo Lengai crater, the lowest point of the Rift Valley is Lake Natron. Named for its compound that is made up of sodium carbonate, the combination of volcanic ash and the sodium from the lake calcifies any wildlife that should come immersed in its waters. Temperatures can soar up to 60 degrees and a very important habitat for the lesser flamingo, due [...]

By |2016-12-13T08:21:20+00:00September 20th, 2016|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Galloping Update
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