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Zanzibar

An island vacation and holiday as an add-on to your Tanzania safari adventure is a very popular option for travellers wanting relaxation, luxury and sunshine. Zanzibar would be just the right choice for exactly that. Those that have had the pleasure of visiting Zanzibar before will probably return for another amazing holiday… paradise at its … Read moreZanzibar

Waterfall - Udzungwa National Park

Udzungwa National Park

Udzungwa Mountains National Park is a paradise for hikers and is one of Tanzania’s most beautiful wilderness areas. Udzungwa’s most striking feature, apart from its mountainous terrain, is its pristine and biologically diverse forest which hosts a variety of animal and plant species not found anywhere else in the world! Among its residents within this … Read moreUdzungwa National Park

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Tarangire National Park

Tarangire National Park is the sixth largest national park in Tanzania after Ruaha, Serengeti, Mikumi, Katavi and Mkomazi. The name of the park comes from the Tarangire River which crosses through this breath-taking park. Tarangire is famous for its huge number of elephants, baobab trees (which grow in the open acacia woodlands) and tree climbing … Read moreTarangire National Park

Leopards - Serengeti National Park

Serengeti National Park

The Serengeti National Park covers 14,763 km2 of vast open plains that stretch across the Tanzanian area between the Kenyan border and the outskirts of Lake Victoria. It has an abundance of wildlife with the numbers been estimated at well over 3 million. There is even an active volcano within the Serengeti National Park – … Read moreSerengeti National Park

Sunset Sealous Game Reserve

Selous Game Reserve

The Selous Game Reserve was named after the Englishman Sir Frederick Selous, a famous early conservationist, who died at Beho Beho in this territory in 1917 in World War 2. Due to the unbelievable beauty and magnificent array of safari animals, Selous Game Reserve was declared a World Heritage Site in 1982 by UNESCO. Selous … Read moreSelous Game Reserve

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Saadani National Park

This national park is approximately 1100 km2, established and gazetted officially in 2005. Saadani may have been established fairly recently but it has actually been around for ages; it had been established from a game reserve that dates back to1969. Saadani National Park includes a highly protected and preserved ecosystem including the former Saandani Game … Read moreSaadani National Park

Rubondo Island National Park 3

Rubondo Island National Park

One of the main highlights of visiting Rubondo Island is the rocky areas and sandy beaches that surround the island. With sandy beaches and tropical waters the area becomes a travellers dream! Rubondo Island is located 150 km west of Mwanza. The “Rubondo” area actually includes 11 islets but the biggest island measuring 237 km2 … Read moreRubondo Island National Park

Leopard - Ruaha National Park

Ruaha National Park

The Ruaha National Park was named after the Great Ruaha River which flows on the south eastern border of this beautiful national park. A river naturally attracts many animals in search for water, making this national park a great choice for game viewing. The river flows through the eastern side of the park and is … Read moreRuaha National Park

Olduvai Gorge 4

Olduvai Gorge

50 years ago a German entomologist literally stumbled upon one of the most amazing findings in Tanzania which in turn made Olduvai Gorge an interesting Tanzania highlight. His findings in Olduvai contained hundreds of fossils, bones and ancient artefacts and the gorge has, since then, become one of the world’s most important prehistoric sites. Olduvai … Read moreOlduvai Gorge

Inside the Ngoro Crater

Ngorongoro Crater

Since 1979, the famous Ngorongoro Crater was known as a World Heritage Site and is located at the eastern edge of the Serengeti in northern Tanzania. The Crater belongs to the Crater Highlands, with vast plains and stretches of bush and woodland areas – creating complex and interrelated ecosystems. The entire Ngorongoro Conservation Area covers … Read moreNgorongoro Crater

Mkomazi Game Reserve 5

Mkomazi Game Reserve

Nothing can quite compare to capturing a very rare sighting of one of these animals on a safari in Tanzania – a once in a lifetime opportunity. The Mkomazi Game Reserve is heavily guarded against poachers; this protective initiative is supported by local and international communities. Also, within the boundaries is another protected species; the … Read moreMkomazi Game Reserve

Lion - Mikumi

Mikumi National Park

Mikumi is the ideal place for those who do not have a lot of time, but want to see a large variety of wildlife… The national park is one of the less visited ones in Tanzania which makes the environment and wildlife more protected than in other parks of Tanzania. Expect to find wild, untouched … Read moreMikumi National Park

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Masai Mara National Reserve

The one main factor that makes the Masai Mara National Park so well-known is that it is joined to the Serengeti National Park and therefore allows the free movement of wildebeest during the Great Migration. The Great Migration is an event in which millions of wildebeest migrate from the Serengeti to the Masai Mara National … Read moreMasai Mara National Reserve

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Mahala National Park

Even though safaris to Mahala are a wonderfull and ‘one of a kind’ experience we prefer recommending that travellers explore other Tanzania national parks. As mentioned above, the last remaining group of wild chimpanzees life in this area, and we prefer promoting their protection rather than intrusion of travellers… our little way to help the … Read moreMahala National Park

Lake Manyara

Lake Manyara National Park

The major landmark of the Lake Manyara National Park is actually the spectacular rift wall, where the plains give way to the cultivated uplands of Mbululand. The Great Rift Valley is part of a fault in the earth’s crust. This fault stretches 8,000 km from Turkey to the mouth of the Zambezi River in Mozambique. … Read moreLake Manyara National Park

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Kitulo National Park

The Kitulo National Park lies in the Southern Highlands of Tanzania and is made up of alpine grasslands and montane forests. Kitulo lies in the Mbeya region and a small part of it is in the Iringa region. Within this protected Tanzania national park is the Kitulo plateau and the Livingstone Forest which is where … Read moreKitulo National Park

Tourist on Kilimanjaro

Kilimanjaro National Park

Mount Kilimanjaro is the 4th highest of the 7 summits and is often referred to as “Sky Island”… simply because when you reach the summit of Kilimanjaro which is above the clouds it will feel as if you are on an island in the sky! Kilimanjaro rises through lush rainforests to alpine meadows and finally … Read moreKilimanjaro National Park

Lions - Katavi National Park

Katavi National Park

The Katavi National Park includes the Katuma River, Lake Katavi and the Lake Chada floodplains… all are fascinating and diverse parts of Katavi. One of the nice aspects of visiting Katavi is that you can actually stay in permanent tented camps within the National Park! Katavi, about 35 km south-west of Mpanda, is one of … Read moreKatavi National Park

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Gombe Stream National Park

With an area of only 52 km2, Gombe Stream is Tanzania’s smallest national park. Gombe is characterised by vast forest vegetation as well as steep valleys. For those interested in primates, Gombe is a fascinating place – it is the site of the world’s longest-running study of any wild animal population i The conservation fee … Read moreGombe Stream National Park

Two Cheetah's posing in Dar Es Salaam

Dar Es Salaam

Dar es Salaam is a significant hub in Tanzania, with a population of 2.8 million. This former capital city started as a fishing village in the mid-19th century, when the Sultan of Zanzibar got the urge to turn a creek (which is now a harbour) into a safe port and trading centre… Now Dar es … Read moreDar Es Salaam

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Chumbe and Mafia Island

Chumbe Island is located off the main island of Zanzibar and is easily accessible from Zanzibar. Chumbe is a privately owned island and is well-known for its amazing coral reef. In 1994 it was declared the ‘Chumbe Island Coral Park’ to ensure the protection of its amazing and colourful coral. The Chumbe Island Coral Park … Read moreChumbe and Mafia Island

Arusha National Park

Arusha National Park

The three distinct and spectacular features of the Arusha National Park include the Momela lakes, the Meru Crater, and the Ngurdoto Crater. Both, Mount Kilimanjaro and Mount Meru, can be seen from most places in the Arusha region provided that the weather is clear. The vegetation in Arusha is correlated to the altitude and geology … Read moreArusha National Park

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