Evolve from a theoretical wildlife and documentary expert to a practical storyteller of a Tanzania safari experience; the land of Kilimanjaro, Ngorongoro and Serengeti national park, not to mention the fascinating white sand beaches of Zanzibar Island and several other safari destinations across the northern circuit, eastern circuit and southern circuit, among others. Tanzania; formerly the Republic of Tanzania is located within the great lakes region; the largest country in East Africa, bordered by Uganda to the north, the Indian ocean and Comoros island to the east; Burundi and Rwanda to the west; Zambia to the southwest; Kenya to the northeast; the snow-capped mountain Kilimanjaro to the northeast and Malawi to the south.
An estimate of 38% of Tanzania’s land has been designated for conservation purposes to protect the wildlife from human destruction thus the reason for being one of the top travel destinations in Africa. There are 17 national parks, 40 conservation areas and marine parks, 29 game reserves, swamps, lakes, and mountains which offer asylum to over 130 amphibian species, 20% world’s mammal species and approximately 300 unique reptile species. Apart from the cultural experience with the Maasai people, and the Beach experience at Zanzibar, by the shores of Indian ocean, tourist make safaris to any of the 17 national parks below which boast of a wide range of biodiversity, flora and fauna, several unforgettable activities and a wide range of Biodiversity; Serengeti national park; home of the annual wildebeest migration; Arusha national park, the giraffe hub, Gombe stream national park, famous for chimpanzee trekking, Jozani Chwaka Bay national park and the red Zanzibar Colobus monkeys.
On this one-day excursion to Arusha national park, the home of a large population of giraffes in Africa, you will …
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Kilimanjaro national park, Africa's tallest mountain; Katavi national park with the largest concentration of Hippopotamus and crocodiles; Kitulo national park for Botany; Mahale national park for chimpanzees, Lake Manyara national park for flamingoes; Mikumi national park for zebras; Ruaha national park, Tanzania's largest national park, Nkomazi national park, Saadani national park, Tarangire national park famous for tree-climbing lions, Ruhondo national park, Udzungwa mountains national park and canine island national park all harboring a wide range of flora and fauna species.
Ngorongoro crater is a unique destination in Tanzania, having the world's largest caldera and the largest concentration of mammal species in the wild, such as Africa's Big five; namely the cape Buffalos, elephants, lions, Rhinoceros and Leopards, several antelope species, giraffes, warthogs and many more. Birds such as the ostriches, flamingoes and the Cori-bustard among others. Tanzania safaris can be budget, luxury, private or group camping, honeymoon, wildlife, hiking, beach holiday, research, family retreat, photography, birding, flying, primate or cultural adventure. For decades, the destination has emerged to be a house for tourists across the globe, offering excellent accommodation facilities, comfortable transportation, remarkable activities, hospitality and serene atmosphere.
When you have decided to travel to Tanzania, it is important to book at least six months in advance because the demand for the finest accommodation facilities is high, especially in the peak season - June to September when hundreds of thousands of guests come to witness the annual wildebeest migration. Some of the items you don’t need to forget during your Tanzania safari include passport, visa, medical documents, proof of health insurance, personal effects such as insect repellants, yellow fever vaccine, professional cameras and binoculars, sunglasses, a safari cap, and strong shoes among others. Tourists can carry out transactions with local currencies and other major currencies like USD, Pound sterling, Euros as these are accepted in most restaurants, and hotels among other uptown places. There are several safari attractions to look out for upon booking any of Tanzania's safaris.
Wildlife. While enjoying a game drive, nature walk or hot air ballooning in any of the national parks or conservation areas in Tanzania, you have the opportunity of watching a wide range of flora and fauna, birds and fascinating water bodies. Over 300 mammal species, both preys and predators have been registered in Tanzania and open visitors to spot such as the Lions, leopards, spotted hyenas, several antelope species, cape buffaloes, Rhinos, hippos, and elephants among others, primates such as the chimpanzees, monkeys and baboons, birds such as the ostriches, flamingoes, grey crowned crane and yellow-colored lovebirds among others.
The Annual Wildebeest Migration. If you plan to miss safari, then it can't be the annual wildebeest migration which occurs every June to late September around the Serengeti-Maasai ecosystem. millions of wildebeest, accompanied by zebras and other mammals desert Serengeti national park to Maasai Mara national park in Kenya inquest for pasture and water, that alone is not the reason for making it famous, the drama in this movement never leaves the viewers memory, especially as the creatures fight for the life's, with the crocodile's hippos and several other predators such as the lions and leopards target the weak. It is surprising that in case the young ones can make the mothers wonder in the wild for several days in case they separate, before crossing the obstacle ahead of them, such as rivers, or hills. It is a survival for the fittest and the biggest wilderness spectacle.
The Maasai People. Out of the many cultures in Tanzania, most of the safaris have the Maasai warriors because of the history, cultural diversity, and fun. They take visitors through a series of cultural music, dance and drama, stories and architectures, especially the traditional manyattas and wear. Mount. Kilimanjaro - The Roof of Africa. The dormant snowcapped Mountain Kilimanjaro ranks as the tallest mountain in Africa and referred by many as the “Roof of Africa”.
It is a UNESCO world heritage site, rising approximately 4,877mtrs above the sea level, and it is located in the northern circuit of Tanzania. Several visitors make safaris to it to hike but only a hand full have made it to the peak. The Zanzibar Island. This is one of the most interesting destinations in Tanzania, perfect for not only beach safari, but also photography, nature walk, primate trekking, birding, honeymoon, family retreats, and many more. It has a mixture of both African and Arab art, decorating the place which for long has been known for the slave trade, the white sand beaches and spice plantations.
The best time for a safari to Tanzania is during the dry season, that time when thousands of wildebeests make their annual migration to Kenya’s Masai Mara; usually June to September and December to early March. In the rainy seasons, some of the temporary accommodations tend to stop operation and this makes one's adventure hard because of the choice of where to sleep, especially for budget travelers. In summary, Tanzania safaris offer the best opportunity to unplug from the noise and dive into quiet places that enable you to relax, have fun and discover what the wilderness has to offer.