With one-third of the country dedicated to wildlife parks and game reserves for the conservation of nature and protection of endangered species Tanzania is custom made to indulge all your untamed fantasies of an action-packed adventure. The prolific landscape with its breathtaking wilderness, majestic mountains, and uncharted wildlife destinations will stir you out of your comfort zone and have you reeling under its magic.
Have you got your attention? Shall we explore what’s on offer that’s legions of adventure seekers fawning?
16 National Parks, with the Serengeti National Park standing out as the crown jewel as the oldest ecosystem and home of the legendary wildebeest migrations. The endless savannah is home to some unprecedented wildlife proving the most exhilarating game drive experience with opportunities to spot wildlife. Ideal for walking safaris and adventure camping. They do enough to add a touch of realism to your experiences
Serengeti straddles an area of 14,750 sq.km; if you are not scared of heights, set aloft high into the sky to get a bird’s eye view in a hot air balloon safari. It’s a surreal experience. Trust us when we say that!
A hot air balloon can be an expensive affair, but a bicycle trip around the rocky terrains of Arusha National Park is certainly doable.
The natural amphitheater of Ngorongoro cater is the stuff of dreams. A UNESCO heritage site, the largest unbroken caldera in the world is an enormous 25km crater providing sanctuary to 30,000 mammals- including the Big 5. Don’t believe us? The bevy of vehicles lined up at the crater will be enough to convince you.
Olduvai Gorge, remember this name. The site is of great paleontological significance is home to some of the world’s oldest human remains – including a 1.75 million-year-old skull – which has shaped our understanding of evolution.
Sadaani National Park ; Tanzania’s only coastal national park. Game drives followed by a refreshing walk in the white sands of the beach followed by a boat ride on Wami River provide the perfect blend of relaxation and safari adventure in the land where bush meets the ocean. It’s the only one in East Africa!
Not far off from the major attractions of Northern circuit safari is the underrated Tarangire National Park. Swarming herds of elephants along with along fringe-eared oryx and gerenuk antelope give a special charm to the semi-arid landscaped bathed in silvery baobab trees. Home to 4 of the big 5
Tanzania has the second highest avifauna wealth in the continent and Lake Manyara National Park is an ideal spot do some bird watching; primarily for the raging flamingos abounding the alkaline Manyara Lake. Nearly 380 species of birds have been recorded in these lake, forests, shrub, and grasslands. For the record, it is also the place of the famous tree climbing lions.
If you are a water baby then the pristine beaches of Zanzibar should have you hooked. The turquoise seas are best suited for diving, kayaking and boat tours allow you to discover the weird and wonderful marine life up close.
Wilderness adventure you say? How about a trek up the enigmatic Kilimanjaro, for a sense of accomplishment atop the 5900m peak? It’s a journey through five different climatic zones, in layman speak it’s like going to the equator to the Arctic in a week.