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Explore Tanzania tours / Tanzania tours, Tanzania safaris welcomes you to tanzania one of Africa’s top travel destination. There is no doubt Tanzania is ultimate safari destination. From the famous Serengeti national park littered with wildlife including the big five as well being famous the annual wildebeest migration to the incredible ngorongoro crater another iconic feature that makes Tanzania safari / Tanzania tours thrilling. Experience kilimanjaro Africa’s highest mountain , explore lake Manyara and tarangire national park another scenic wildlife parks as well as Arusha national park , all the listed destinations form a the northern circuit as part of the greater Tanzania rich travel destination.
Tanzania tour is unmatched as the country literally has everything that any travel enthusiast would want on a tour from Honey moon , to vacation and holidays, beach experience at the dar es salaam and Zanzibar, marine excursions in the clear blue water of the Indian oceans, chimpanzee trekking in gombe national park and mahale national mountains national park mentions it tanzania will avail it you. note that Tanzania tours/ safaris is divided into about four destination to mention northern circuit that consists of destination such as Serengeti national park, Arusha national park, Ngorongoro crater national park, Kilimanjaro mountain, Tarangire national park, Lake Manyara national park, Mkomazi national park. the southern circuit that consists of Destinations such as Mikumi national park, sealous national park, Udzungwa mountains national park, Katavi national park, Ruaha national park, Kitulo national park . The western circuit popular for Tanzanian primates safaris consisting of Gombe national park and Mahale mountains national park. coastal Tanzania consisting of destination such as Dares-salaam city , Bagamoyo, Zanzibar, Saadani national park, Mafia Island and Pangani.
Popular Tanzania safaris/ Tanzania tours
Safari Tanzania / Tanzania safari / tour in Tanzania
safari to Tanzania still stands an remains a bewilderment to many as the land of plenty. Tanzania is situated in East African bordering the Indian ocean to her west, Kenya and Uganda to her north ,Dr Congo, Rwanda and Burundi to her West, Malawi , Zambia and Mozambique to her south. Tanzania boasts of literally everything you would dream of while on travel. From the rich and diverse culture of locals distributed in various areas across the culture, speak of the afro Arab culture at the coast and Zanzibar to the famous masai people distributed along the masai plains that stretch to as far as Kenya. Tanzania is also blessed with the mountain such Mount Kilimanjaro the highest mountain in Africa and mount meru bringing the Tanzania safari hiking experience . Tanzania also boasts several national parks to with the most popular ones being host Serengeti national park famous wildebeest migration as well as home to multiple wildlife species , Ngorongoro crater yet another iconic feature that makes Tanzania tour or Tanzania wildlife safari unmatched. Tanzania equally has along coastline that stretches from south to north giving raise to several beach activities on top of the marine trips that take place at the coast some of the activities include scuba diving, Snorkeling, boat cruise among others. Tanzania safari/ Tanzania tours also sees you to Zanzibar known for its spices and afro Arab culture . Tanzania also offers city tours in different cities with the most famous one being dar-es-salaam the largest and busiest city in Tanzania situated at the port, Arusha also known as the tourist city of Tanzania, Dodoma the capital city.
Attractions in Tanzania
Tanzania is blessed with multiple attractions that have kept bringing an influx of guests or tourist on a Tanzania safari or Tanzania tour, the attractions in Tanzania range from national parks, mountains, lakes, the oceans islands, culture, wildlife, primates among others. In the this specific write up, we will dwell on brief information of the major attractions that has from time to time made Tanzania tours/ Tanzania safaris/ visit to Tanzania worth venturing into. Below are the popular attractions in Tanzania.
Mount Kilimanjaro is Africa highest and tallest mountain measuring up the height of 19,431 feet above sea level it also happens to be the tallest free standing mountain in the world. Mount Kilimanjaro was formed as a result of volcanicity therefore it’s a volcanic mountain, but despite being formed as a result of volcanic activities, Kilimanjaro is in a dormant stage. Kilimanjaro is also famous for being the most topographically popular peak in the entire world. Mount Kilimanjaro forms the great Kilimanjaro national park area that host multiple visitor who frequent the place for hiking activities. Lately mountain Kilimanjaro has been subject several because of the thinning in the glaciers.
Serengeti national park
Serengeti national park forms one of the most scenic and dramatic landscapes in Tanzania, it consists of large expanses of land dedicated to wildlife made of vegetation of short grass dotted with acacia trees. The Serengeti is a a huge attraction in Tanzania and to the rest of Africa at large filled with losts of wildlife species therefore being dubbed the wildlife hub by many. Serengeti national park consists of the big five animals to mention rhinos, lions, leopards, elephants and buffaloes. The park of also home to cheetahs, big number of hyenas, elands, jackals, giraffes, Thomson gazelles, olive baboons, zebras, lots of wildebeests, antelopes among others. The park also host a wide a assortment of bird species such as the African ostriches, kori bustards, guinea fowls, eagles among others. Access this amazing national park while on Tanzania safari/ visit to Tanzania , one has to either get there from Arusha city also known as the tourism capital of Tanzania either by road or by a chattered flight. Serengeti national park can also be accessed from mwanza city also known as rock city.
The Ngorongoro crater is yet another incredible attraction that Tanzania to offer to its numerous guests n a Tanzania tours/ Tanzania safari. The crater is a UNESCO world heritage site. The crater was formed when a result of the top (cone) of the parent rock resulting from intrusive and extrusive forces in the earths’ crust forming a caldera. Part of the crater was filled with water while other has simple vegetation comprising of shirt grass and acacia tree. The vegetation attracted lots of wildlife why the ngorongoro crater is rich in wildlife diversity including the big five animals. While the water area is filled with water attracted several birds species with the most common species being the flamingos. The rims of the rater consists of montane vegetation another amazing feature to look at. Ngorongoro crater besides is bewildering look at an attraction has also got other visitors visit to experience the abundance of the wildlife of the common species besides the big five species include the wildebeest, zebras, elands, kudus, hyenas, Thomson gazelles, cheetahs, giraffes among others. The crater also is home to several bird species to mention flamingoes, crested cranes, jacanas, ostriches among others.
Wildebeest migration is such a much anticipated event worldwide giving it a slot on the Guinness world book of records. The great wildebeest migration sees over a million wildebeest along with some zebras and elands cross from Serengeti national park to Masai Mara national reserve in Kenya. The much anticipated annual even occurs every year between the month the of May and October, note that event is largely driven by rain since the wildebeest move from Tanzania to Kenya to have a feast of the fresh grass that is abundant in Masai Mara. Most traveler join the trip in order to see the wildebeest migration take place. The most dramatic scenes of the wildebeest migration is usually experienced at the Mara river where several to predators it mention crocodiles and lion wait to pounce on the wildebeest crossing the rivers.
Zanzibar also plays as one of Tanzania’s top attractions and well sought after by visitors on a Tanzania safari / Tanzania tour ,The island is also known as Unguja .The archipelago consists beautiful islands with the major ones being zanzibar and pemba . These islands have from time to time attracted a huge influx of tourists to Tanzania on Tanzania adventure. The visitors visit simply have the experience of the white sand, beautiful beaches, amazing activities such as boat cruises, snorkeling, scuba diving among others. Zanzibar is also rich in culture with the most famous one being the afro-Arab culture, the island is also known for being source of several spices more can be unearthed a trip to Zanzibar.
Gombe Stream national park
Gombe stream national park is a protected area and of the smallest national parks in Tanzania located western Kigoma region and lies in a distance of 20 kilometers north of Kigoma, the national park covers an area of 52 square kilometers bordering Lake Tanganyika to the west and thigh rift escarpment to the east.
Gombe stream national park is a prime habitat of chimpanzee in Tanzania first gazetted as a national reserve in 1943 and later it became a national park in 1968. Gombe national park is famed for being a centre for Jane Goodall’s research of chimpanzees which started in 1960 up to date, Jane Goodall’s research is the longest running research on earth and study of this kind. At the age of 25, Jane Goodall travelled to Tanzania in 1960 and with no formal college training she began her research on chimpanzees basing on the known fact that they share over 80% genetic code with the humans. During her studies, she researched on Fifi the matriarch who is the last remaining of the first group studied when Jane Goodall arrived at Gombe national park, at the time of her arrive Fifi was 3 years old and today she seen while on a chimpanzee tracking experience.
Tarangire National park
Tarangire national park is a fascinating national park and one of the must visit destination in Tanzania located in Manyara region, this national park lies in a distance of about 118 kilometers from Arusha city the regional capital city and approximately 70 kilometers from Lake Manyara. Tarangire national park lies in Northern safari circuit and is situated in a close proximity with Lake Manyara national park, Serengeti national park and Ngorongoro crater which makes it a perfect stopover point.
Tarangire national park stretches through an area of 2,850 square kilometers hosting a great ecological system ranging from vegetation, wildlife, bird life and termite moulds. Tarangire national park was first established in 1957 as a national reserve and in 1970 it was declared a national park, this park derives its name from the glorious Tarangire River which crosses through the park and bisects the park into two. Tarangire national park‘s landscape is dotted with the famous sun-blistered termite moulds, grassy savannah plains and swamps, the ecosystem and park itself is fed by Tarangire river which is the only permanent water source in Tarangire national park. Tarangire River attracts a huge population of animals who come to drink water most especially in dry season (June-November), a huge population of animals including over 3,000 elephants, wildebeests, zebras, impalas, gazelles come to the river in search for both water and green pasture.