The land of Kilimanjaro , Zanzibar and the Serengeti
Tanzania is East African largest country situated just south of the equator, is the largest of holiday link Africa East Africa country destinations. The land has diverse topography – from the splendid beaches of the Indian ocean to the vast plains of the Serengeti to the snowcapped peak of Mt. Kilimanjaro, the ROOF OF AFRICA amongst other mysterious mountains; – Mt Meru, Ol Doinyo Lengai and the Usambaras . A four year worldwide research has confirmed Tanzania as home to three of the “Natural wonders of the world’ namely The Serengeti National park , Mount Kilimanjaro and the Ngorongoro Crater
The savannah of the Serengeti is reputed to have the largest concentration of animals in the world. The Ngoro Ngoro crater one of the largest volcanic crates is the vast arena of wildlife while Olduvai is often referred to the Cradle of Mankind.
Tanzania has been named as one of the world’s to five “ Most Stunning Beautiful countries by Fox TV News , with its 16 National Parks protecting more than 25% of the land and home to over 20% of Africa’s Larger mammals . Tanzania is also host to seven of the UNESCO world heritage sites. Tanzania too Is home to huge lakes – Victoria and Tanganyika and Nyasa all bountiful with Fish
From Wildlife Safaris Tours, Cultural and Historic Tours, Camping Safaris and Mountain Climbing Tanzania provides an ideal base for an unforgettable safari experience.
Tanzania was recently voted the best safari country in Africa
by both international visitors and by specialized safari operators. Even more recently, and after a four year worldwide search, it now also boasts the top three ‘Natural Wonders of Africa’.
The Serengeti National Park, Mount Kilimanjaro and the Ngorongoro Crater outvoting the River Nile, the Red Sea Reef, the Sahara Desert and Botswana’s Okavango Delta. Tanzania has also been named as one of the world’s top five ‘most stunningly beautiful countries’ by Fox TV News.
Tanzania has 16 national parks, which protect more than 25% of its land, are home to 20% of the African continent’s larger mammals so it is little wonder game viewing experiences are the best in Africa. It is the place to see seemingly endless herds of wildebeest and zebra trekking across the plains on their annual migration – followed by lion, leopard, cheetah and hyena.
tanzania parks and game reserves
Selous Game Reserve in Tanzania
Selous Game Reserve This is the largest wildlife area in Africa considered larger than Switzerland and also a UNESCO World Heritage site. The park ...
Mikumi National Park
Mikumi National Park Located north of the Selous Reserve, less than 300 km. from Dar es Salaam, is the Mikumi National Park. Because of its accessi...
Ruaha National Parks
Ruaha National Parks Recently expanded to become the largest national park in East Africa and, after Kafue National Park in Zambia, the second larg...
Udzungwa National Park
Udzungwa Mountains National Park is a conservation area of about 2,000 sq km. It lies in the Iringa and Morogoro regions of south-central Tanzania ...
Gombe National Park
Gombe Stream National Park A mountainous strip bordering the shores of Lake Tanganyika, 16km north of Kigoma. Gombe is currently Tanzania’s smalles...
KATAVI NATIONAL PARK
KATAVI NATIONAL PARK Recently extended southward to cover some 4500 sq km the main features of Tanzania’s third largest park, located about 40 km s...
KITULO NATIONAL PARK
KITULO NATIONAL PARK One of the two more recently gazette national parks, Kitulo is the first park in tropical Africa to be recognized largely for ...
Mahale National Park
The other sanctuary of the chimpanzee, Mahale Mountains National Park, is only reached by charter flight or by boat from Kigoma. Covering an area o...
TOURIST ATTRACTIONS IN TANZANIA
It is elephant country, boasting some of the largest populations in the world. While Gombe and Mahale National Parks are home to groups of chimpanzees rarely seen in the wild. In Tanzania visitors can enjoy authentic African wilderness without paved roads and fencing. And a wildlife safari can be enhanced by a wide choice of beach holidays or various other activities. Climbing Mount Kilimanjaro – the ‘Roof of Africa’ and the tallest freestanding mountain in the world.
Deep-sea Fishing, Hot-air Ballooning, Scuba Diving, Swimming with Dolphins, visits to the numerous archaeological sites, Whale Watching, and perhaps most valuable of all, participating in one or more of the many Cultural Tourism Programs to gain an insight into the history and culture of the people. Tanzania’s Swahili Coast, Mafia and, of course,
Zanzibar and Pemba share beautiful beaches, hundreds of miles of palm-fringed sands overlooking the Indian Ocean. Its huge lakes – Victoria, Tanganyika and Nyasa – are bountiful with fish. Its mountains are massive and mysterious. Its cities relaxed and friendly. And travel is easy, with many flights to and from neighbouring countries of Kenya Uganda , Rwanda and around Tanzania.