Tanzania

Tanzania is an Eastern African country that borders Kenya and Uganda to the North. On the south side, it borders Mozambique, Malawi, and Zambia.

The country is not landlocked. It hugs the Indian Ocean on the East and the islands of Comoros and Seychelles.

Tanzania's tourism sector is one of the best in Africa or even the world.

Tanzania's mainland is endowed with many tourists' attractions. Almost 40% of the country is covered by natural wildlife habitats, including National parks, Mountains, Lakes, etc.

Wildlife

Tanzania has 17 national Parks and 40 game reserves. The park hosts almost all of the most prestigious African animals without the exception of the big five.

Serengeti is the country's well knowned National Park. Other parks are Tarangire, Ngorongoro and Ruaha National park, which is the biggest.

It is among the country's biggest National Park and is well-known for The Great Migration of animals from Serengeti to Maasai Mara in Kenya and back to Tanzania.

Lakes and rivers

The Great Rift Valley passes through Tanzania and trails behind tourists attracting geographical features. Among the geographical features are lakes like Lake Natron that borders Ol Doinyo Lengai that translates to God's mountain.

These salty lakes are home to various birding activities with one of the best flamingo watching experience and family to other birds.

Rivers are cutting across the game parks and game reserves that provide water to the animals. During the dry season, these rivers offer excellent game sightings for watering animals.

Cradle of Man

Besides being one of the areas with the highest concentration of lions, The Ngorongoro crater is home to Olduvai Gorge.

Olduvai Gorge is host to the oldest fossil remains of the early man dating almost 1.5 Million years ago. This shows that the Tanzania region is home to the ancient man.

 

Landscape features

Tanzania boasts of the highest point in Africa at the peak of the snowcapped Mount Kilimanjaro with an elevation of 5895 Meters above sea level.

Since Kilimanjaro is one of the most accessible highest peaks to climb, hiking and camping activities are hosted within the mountain.

With the rift valley cutting through the country, various lakes are fantastic sightings and excellent photography sites.

Along the coast of Tanzania, there are fine beaches blanketed with spotless white sands beside the blue waters of The Indian Ocean.

Town and cities

Tanzanian towns and cities hold so much heritage for the country and the culture around them. Arusha is one of those towns and is considered the country's center of Safaris.

Also, coastal towns that were initially founded as ports along the Indian Ocean coast are so rich in culture. Interaction with this culture is an invaluable experience.

People

Tanzania is culturally and ethnically rich. The country prides itself with 121 ethnic tribes, all united by Swahili.

One of the most well-known tribes is the Maasai, who hold their culture so dearly. Their dressing and cultural practices are just beautiful to interact with.

Beaches

There are beautiful shores on the coast of the Indian Ocean. They are covered with soft and loose sea sand. The beaches fused with the ocean's blue waters are sights that are so relaxing and naturally beautiful.

Conducive Tropical Climate

Being just below the equator, Tanzania has a tropical climate with two rainy seasons alternate to dry seasons, with temperatures ranging between 10°C and 30°C.

Tanzania is geographically diverse, and therefore there are variations in some parts of the country.

Best Season:All year round
Popular Location: Tanzania