Tanzania – The Land of Kilimanjaro, Zanzibar, and the Serengeti.
This is Tanzania, an authentic African Safari paradise, located in East Africa waiting to serve you with the best wildlife experiences.
Get ready to see some of the best game safaris & holiday experiences within Africa on your journey to Tanzania. So much to see including the big-five animals, birds, lakes, rivers, forests, waterfalls, mountains, beaches, the great wildebeest migration and a lot more. Not forgetting one of the countries with beautiful & amazing people also the best Swahili speaking nation.
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Serengeti National park
The Serengeti national park located in northern Tanzania is an African Paradise and a well-known destination for the great wildebeest migration – one of the greatest wildlife spectacles. The wildlife park has got a unique biodiversity and physical features from plains to rolling hills, valleys and mountains. The park is filled with more than 1.5 million wildebeest, 200,000 zebra and 500,000 Thompson’s gazelle. Arguably Tanzania’s most famous destination, Serengeti national park can be visited all year but the best times are mid-May to mid-October.
This is one of the most famous sites in Africa to see wildlife. The Ngorongoro crater is the world’s largest volcanic caldera forming a spectacular bowl of 265 square kilometers. Once here you are taken away by the best scenery and wildlife views. It is most likely you will get to see the Black Rhinos since a small population of these thrives within this environment. Other wildlife seen include the Leopards, lions, and birds. The Masai people also live within the Ngorongoro conservation area and a tour to visit their villages or circular homesteads (bomas) is possible.
Africa’s tallest free standing Mountain attracts a huge number of visitors especially mountain climbers. The Mount Kilimanjaro is located in northern Tanzania 48km from Moshi town and can be seen even from miles away. The Kilimanjaro national park was declared as a game reserve and forest reserve in the early 1920’s then opened for public access in 1977. Mount Kilimanjaro is a world natural wonder and visitors can get to enjoy mountain climbing all year, nature walks, birding, cycling, paragliding and more.
Selous Game reserve
Africa’s largest and oldest game reserve is located in Tanzania and one of the best places to enjoy game viewing. Covering over 50,000 square kilometers – Selous game reserve is one of the most scenic wildlife parks. A game safari in this park will reward you with a number of wildlife species including elephants, lions, buffaloes and more. Visitors to this park can also get to enjoy boat trips, walking safaris, flying safaris and more.
The coast-line of Zanzibar offers some of the best beaches in the world, making it an ideal destination for an individual couple or group willing to relax on their holiday. Zanzibar is the semi-autonomous part of Tanzania in East Africa and is composed of the Zanzibar Archipelago in the Indian Ocean, with many small islands and two large ones i.e. Zanzibar /Unguja is the main island and then Pemba. The capital is Zanzibar City, located on the island of Unguja. Zanzibar a fabulous place to explore as well as a dream to relax and unwind. Day-long spice tours to working plantations offer visitors the chance to observe the cultivation of cloves, vanilla, nutmeg, cinnamon, and other spices that have made the island famous.
THINGS TO DO IN TANZANIA
From the great wildebeest migration in Serengeti to the game viewing experiences in the Ngorongoro crater, Tanzania is one of the best safari destinations to see amazing wildlife. There are over 15 destinations all filled with abundant wildlife attractions and tour companies are readily available to offer tours to visitors coming to Tanzania. The landscapes of Tanzania also make it one of the best places to enjoy wildlife viewing.
Imagine climbing Africa’s tallest free standing mountain? Quite a thrill but yes it’s a worthy adventure. The Kilimanjaro has seen most travelers from across the world come here to climb up to the top. Not an easy one but the stories to tell once finally at the top are for a lifetime.
Relax at the beach
The Zanzibar beach provides one of the best beaches in the world to relax and enjoy a holiday. Thousands of visitors especially families and couples come here every year to enjoy the water from the Indian Ocean. Other famous beaches include Unguja, Nungwi and Kendwa.
Tanzania has many historical towns including Dar es Salam which is the largest city and former capital. Zanzibar is another town and lies north of Dar es Salaam and it is famous for its spices. A city tour will get you to visit some of the nice local restaurants to enjoy the local cuisine. Zanzibar’s stone town is another attraction and is originally a place where slaves were sold in the early years.